TORONTO — InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced on March 29 the opening of the new-build 125-room Holiday Inn Express & Suites Oshawa Downtown hotel in Oshawa, Ont., which joins the Holiday Inn Express Whitby Oshawa and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Clarington – Bowmanville properties open nearby.
Owned by Chayell Hotels Ltd. and managed by Chayell Hospitality Group Inc., the hotel is adjacent to the Oshawa Convention Centre, Durham Region’s newest building. Amenities include 8,000 square feet of meeting space accommodating up to 400 people and featuring state-of-the-art projectors, lighting and sound equipment.
The hotel also features an indoor pool, hot tub, 24-hour fitness centre and 24-hour business centre. Guestrooms feature contemporary styling, comfortable queen, king-sized or two double beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine.
Offering a full range of breakfast items, the complimentary Express Start breakfast bar serves Oikos yogurt, whole wheat English muffins, Kellogg’s breakfast cereals, Quaker oatmeal flavors in cups and a toppings bar for yogurt, cereal and pancakes. Additionally, the breakfast bar offers hot and cold options including a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, fruit, the brand's proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast coffee.
“The Oshawa market is a great fit for the Holiday Inn Express brand due to the hotel’s convenient downtown location and proximity to Highway 401 and General Motors Centre,” said general manager Dustin Saunders in a release.
Another Holiday Inn Express recently opened in Halifax-Bedford, N.S., as well. Read more.