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Brantford Welcomes Opening of First New-Build Hotel in a Decade

The 110-room Holiday Inn Express® & Suites Brantford is now open, reports hospitality and development company Vrancor Group. The Ontario city’s first new-build hotel in nearly a decade has 900 square feet of meeting space and can accommodate events for up to 55 guests.

“We are excited to open another new hotel and are ready to give a warm welcome to local residents and guests visiting Brantford, County of Brant and Six Nations of the Grand River,” said Darko Vranich, president and CEO of Vrancor Group. “The support and engagement of many organizations including Brantford Economic Development and Tourism, Brantford-Brant Chamber of Commerce, and leaders from major sporting organizations, sport venues and cultural facilities have been helpful and appreciated. Holiday Inn Express is a globally recognized brand that is extremely popular with value conscious guests who seek a contemporary, fresh hotel experience and we are extremely proud to join this community.”

The property, which is located at 27 Sinclair Boulevard, is the latest addition to InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) portfolio of more than 5,400 hotels worldwide. It features the brand’s newest design solutions.

Highlights include:

  • free parking;
  • tap room card for easy guestroom access;
  • light-filled, heated indoor pool;
  • laundry facilities;
  • 24-hour Market offering snacks, toiletries and drinks for purchase;
  • and free, fast WiFi.

Guestrooms are equipped with a 55-inch HDTV, mini-fridge, microwave, Keurig® brewers, work area, top-open drawer safe, multiple points of power conveniently located throughout the room, a St-Chapelle Plush bed by Simmons, and a wide range of personal care amenities.

Brantford is recognized as the “tournament capital of Ontario” and is home to numerous fully accessible arenas, playing fields and indoor sports facilities, including Wayne Gretzky Centre. The area hosts more than ninety sport tournaments per year and is rich in Canadian culture and heritage sites, including Sanderson Centre, Bell Homestead National Historic Site, Woodland Cultural Centre and Chiefswood National Historic Site. Centres of Learning include Wilfred Laurier University, Mohawk College, Six Nations Polytechnic and Conestoga College.

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Brantford has created an estimated 25 new hospitality jobs to the area.



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