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Halifax-Bedford Welcomes New Holiday Inn Express

The Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Halifax-Bedford hotel in Halifax, Nova Scotia, is now open, reports InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). The property is owned by Palm Holdings and managed by Palm Hospitality.

The 113-room hotel has 2,000 square feet of meeting space that can accommodate groups of up to 250 people. It  joins the Holiday Inn® Halifax Harbourview and Holiday Inn Express & Suites Halifax Airport hotels already nearby, and is located near several major attractions including the BMO Centre, IBM Innovation Centre, Canada Games Centre, World Trade & Convention Centre, Bayer’s Lake Park and Mount St. Vincent University.

“Holiday Inn Express is one of the most widely recognized lodging brands in the world, and we’re pleased to add this hotel in the Halifax-Bedford area to our family. The Holiday Inn Express brand continues to expand its presence in the Canadian market, delivering a special kind of hospitality that makes guests feel at home the moment they walk through the door,” said Jennifer Gribble, vice-president, Holiday Inn Express® Brand, IHG.


The hotel was renovated using the brand’s new design solution, which was created to deliver  a simple, smart travel experience. Features and amenities include:

  • indoor heated pool with an 80-foot waterslide
  • whirlpool
  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 24-hour business centre
  • in-room coffee machine featuring complimentary Smart Roast 100% Arabica coffee
  • in-room fridges and microwaves
  • complimentary Express Start breakfast bar

The hotel’s 22 suites also have a separate living room with a pullout sofa.

“In each room, we wanted to provide our guests with a fresh and inviting atmosphere by featuring natural colours and a contemporary style that blend together perfectly. We are excited to be one of the first in Canada to showcase the Holiday Inn Express brand’s new design. As with many of Palm Holdings’ hotels, we expect this to be an award-winning hotel and a preferred accommodation supplier in the Halifax region,” said Anil Taneja, President, Palm Holdings.



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