Holiday Inn Express Opens First Property in Phuket

SINGAPORE—Holiday Inn Express has opened its first property on Phuket Island with Holiday Inn Express Phuket Patong Beach Central.

The hotel offers 277 rooms with private balconies and a range of facilities including a 24-hour fitness room and a swimming pool.

“Today’s savvy traveller is looking for quality accommodation in a prime location and Holiday Inn Express offers the most important elements guests look for in a hotel without the frills”, said Jonathan Mills, head of operations, Holiday Inn Express and IHG Shared Services Asia Australasia. “This is the formula of the brand’s success across the world and we are confident that Holiday Inn Express Phuket Patong Beach Central is well-poised to meet the demands of this growing segment in one of Thailand’s most popular leisure destinations.”


The hotel offers a complimentary Express Start breakfast bar, complimentary Wi-Fi, a self-service laundry room, gym facilities, and a business center. All guestrooms are equipped with a three-head massage showerhead, 200-thread-count sheets and duvet, a choice of soft and firm pillows, 32” LCD TV, as well as an in-room work space.

The launch of Holiday Inn Express Phuket Patong Beach Central underscores the brand’s commitment to expanding its footprint in Asia. The brand will add another two hotels—Holiday Inn Express Pattaya Central and Holiday Inn Express Bangkok Sukhumvit 11—in Thailand later in the year.