09 July 2019

Holiday Inn Express® & Suites opens in Ensenada, Mexico

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The hotel is the first IHG property located in the heart of the leisure destination     

IHG®, (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, announces the opening of the new-build 100-room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Ensenada Centro hotel in Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico. It becomes the brand’s first property in the leisure destination.

Gerardo Murray, Regional Vice President Marketing, Commercial and Revenue Strategy, Mexico, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG said: “We are extremely pleased to open the first Holiday Inn Express & Suites hotel in this beautiful tourist destination which is known for its natural attractions. This hotel will serve as an ideal place for meetings and for guests visiting for medical purposes or culinary tourism. Our guests now have a smart and simple lodging option in the region that also provides IHG Rewards Club members with a very attractive place to redeem their points.”

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ensenada Centro hotel opens its doors after an investment of more than USD$100 million made by the property owners. The hotel is conveniently located in the heart of Ensenada’s tourism resort area on Av. Blancarte 151 Centro, surrounded by restaurants and stores, and is near the cruise ship port and the Ensenada Convention Center. 

Both a business and leisure destination, Ensenada in Baja California has become well-known for the wine routes which run from the San Vicente Valley to Valle de Guadalupe in Northern Baja California. Another attraction to the area is the Bajamed local cuisine which incorporates the abalone, lobster, hedgehog and tuna fish into different dishes. Ensenada is located on All Saints Bay in the state of Baja California Mexico and 110 kilometers (75 miles) south of the border with the United States. Ensenada is renowned for its natural and tourist attractions, national parks, cave paintings, a spectacular marine geyser called La Bufadora, located 35 kilometers south of Ensenada, and its deep underwater canyons. 

The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ensenada Centro hotel is managed by Operadora Hotelera Rayma, S.A. de C.V, and is franchised by an affiliate of IHG and is part of IHG’s diverse family of brands in nearly 100 countries and territories.

The Holiday Inn Express property’s 88 guestrooms all feature a modern design with the option of a comfortable queen, king-size, or two double high-quality beds with a choice of firm or soft pillows for a restful night’s sleep, a sitting area with a lounge chair, flat-screen TV, iron and ironing board, and an in-room coffee machine with complimentary coffee. The hotel’s 12 junior suites are also all-equipped with a refrigerator and microwave. 

Designed to provide guests with everything they need and nothing they don’t, the hotel’s amenities include a 24-hour fitness center, an outdoor heated swimming pool, on-site guest self-laundry facilities, business center, two small meeting rooms for 10 people and one auditorium-style meeting room for 100 people, complimentary parking and free high-speed Wi-Fi with IHG® Connect. 

Guests can also enjoy the complimentary Express Start® breakfast bar featuring a full range of breakfast items, including a rotation of fresh egg and meat selections, pastries, yogurt, fruit, hot coffee, juices and regional dishes. 
The scale and diversity of the IHG family of brands means that its hotels can meet guests’ needs whatever the occasion – whether an overnight getaway, a business trip, a family celebration or a once-in-a-lifetime experience. Reservations can be made by calling 1-888-HOLIDAY or by going to holidayinnexpress.com.

The Holiday Inn Express brand participates in IHG® Rewards Club. The industry’s first and largest hotel rewards program is free, and guests can enroll at IHGRewardsClub.com, by downloading the IHG® App, or inquiring at the front desk of any of IHG’s more than 5,600 hotels worldwide. The hotel also participates in IHG Green Engage® and offers unique programs to ensure sustainability.



For further information please contact:

Michelle Dias
+1 (416) 886-4873

About IHG®

IHG ® (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of hotel brands, including Six Senses Hotels Resorts SpasRegent Hotels & ResortsInterContinental® Hotels & ResortsKimpton® Hotels & RestaurantsHotel Indigo®
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avid™ hotelsStaybridge Suites® and Candlewood Suites®.


IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns more than 5,600 hotels and nearly 843,000 guest rooms in more than 100 countries, with over 1,900 hotels in its development pipeline. IHG also manages IHG® Rewards Club, our global loyalty programme, which has more than 100 million enrolled members.


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