ATLANTA—InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced the opening of the newly-converted 212-room Holiday Inn Houston Downtown hotel in Houston, Texas. This is the first Holiday Inn hotel located in the downtown area of the city and joins the Crowne Plaza Houston-Downtown hotel and the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Houston-Downtown Convention Center hotel, already located nearby. The hotel boasts a second floor terrace with a wonderful view of Houston’s downtown skyline and is conveniently located near Houston’s Metrorail.
Eric Lent, vice president, Holiday Inn Brand, the Americas, IHG said, “We are delighted to expand the Holiday Inn brand to downtown Houston. It is a strong market for business travel given its proximity to some of the area’s big businesses, and we are confident that guests staying here will find that the property’s amenities and service help them balance the demands of business travel with an enjoyable and relaxing stay.”
The Holiday Inn Houston Downtown hotel includes a fully-equipped fitness center overlooking the hotel’s terrace and Burger Theory, the hotel’s on-site restaurant and bar which offers various casual dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Donato Pinierio, general manager, said, “With our close proximity to the Theater District and the George R. Brown Convention Center, and convenient access to a number of big businesses such as Chevron, Deloitte and JP Morgan Chase, as well as Houston’s Metrorail, we anticipate our hotel will quickly become a favorite choice of business and convention travelers visiting the area.”
The hotel, located at 1616 Main Street, is owned by HDT Hotels LLC and managed by Pathfinder Development.