New Holiday Inn Express in Victoria, B.C., debuts new design

VICTORIA, B.C. — The 80-room Holiday Inn Express Victoria-Colwood opened in Victoria, B.C., following a $10 million investment by ownership.

VICTORIA, B.C. — The 80-room Holiday Inn Express Victoria-Colwood opened in Victoria, B.C., following a $10 million investment by ownership.

Located off the Trans-Canada Highway and a short drive from downtown Victoria, the hotel is the first Holiday Inn Express property in Canada to open with the brand’s new design, which was created to meet the evolving needs of the brand’s target guest who is looking for a smart travel experience. 

The hotel features an indoor pool, 24-hour fitness centre and a 24-hour business centre. There are 300 square feet of meeting space that accommodates 15 people. Guestrooms feature contemporary styling, comfortable queen, king or two double beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair and an in-room coffee machine featuring Smart Roast’s product. 

The complimentary Express Start breakfast bar offers a variety of healthy items, such as 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 a rotation of egg and meat selections, biscuits, fruit, the brand's proprietary cinnamon roll and Smart Roast coffee.