InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced the opening of the Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu in San Jose, Costa Rica. The newbuild, six-story, 160-room property is owned and managed by Latin American Hospitality Management Inc., San Salvador-based Grupo AGRISAL’S ‘s Hotel Division, under a license agreement with a company in the InterContinental Hotels Group.
The Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu is the third property to open through IHG’s relationship with Grupo Agrisal, the others being the Holiday Inn San Salvador and the Crowne Plaza San Salvador. The relationship, which began in 2006, includes several additional agreements to manage seven IHG-flagged properties in the region.
The Holiday Inn San Jose Escazu is IHG’s 39th Holiday Inn property in Latin America, and the second Holiday Inn hotel in San Jose. The property is also IHG’s 23rd overall in Central America, inclusive of all brands.
The hotel is located within five miles of downtown San Jose, in the upscale neighborhood of Escazu, where a number of major global corporations house their Costa Rican operations. The property’s location, adjacent to the state-of-the-art Hospital CIMA, makes it an ideal destination for Costa Rica’s rapidly evolving medical tourism industry. The property is also within walking distance to many of San Jose’s major centers, including the 350-shop Multiplaza Mall, restaurants and entertainment.