IHG Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel companies, is proud to announce the continued growth of one of its much-loved global brands –Holiday Inn Express – with the opening of a brand-new hotel, Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf – Hauptbahnhof, the largest Holiday Inn Express in Europe.

This latest opening marks a further expansion of the Holiday Inn Express brand across Europe, where it is becoming synonymous with providing consistent, reliable, and welcoming stays for business and leisure travellers across the continent.

Opened in partnership with PRIMESTAR, Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf – Hauptbahnhof offers 455 guestrooms, making it the largest Holiday Inn Express hotel in Europe to date. The hotel is designed with modern city-seeking travellers in mind, in a great location just 1km from the city’s central railway and near to the charming Old Town, Königsallee shopping area, Rhine Promenade, Messe Fairgrounds and Museum Kunstpalast. The Little Tokyo Neighbourhood and famous Medienhafen are also located a short distance from the hotel. Easily accessible, the hotel is a short distance from Germany’s third largest airport, Dusseldorf International.



Showcasing Holiday Inn Express’ contemporary Next Generation design, the new opening offers guests well-equipped guest rooms with black-out shades and a Pillow Menu, plus free wi-fi and complimentary ‘Express Start’ breakfast as standard. The hotel offers a wealth of flexible working spaces, with modern technology in place to assist business travellers and guests working remotely. The hotel also offers two fully-equipped meeting rooms for up to 18 people and a self-service business centre.

Members of the popular IHG Rewards loyalty programme can earn and spend points when choosing to stay at Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf – Hauptbahnhof.

In recent months IHG Hotels & Resorts has unveiled several new Holiday Inn Express signings and openings across Europe, furthering the brand’s presence across the region. These include:

  • UK: Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City West
  • Germany: Holiday Inn Express Fulda
  • France: Holiday Inn Express Nice – Grand Arenas
  • Austria: Holiday Inn Express Lustenau


Holiday Inn Express was created in 1991 to challenge convention in the travel industry with a belief in the power of simple, smart travel. The brand caters to smart, savvy travellers who are on-the-move and two steps ahead. The brand has 283* open hotels (over 36,000* guest rooms) across Europe with a further 60* properties in the development pipeline. Globally, Holiday Inn Express has 3,022* open hotels, totalling more than 317,000* guest rooms and 655* hotels in the pipeline.


Hendrik Engel, General Manager at Holiday Inn Express Dusseldorf – Hauptbahnhof, commented:

“We are absolutely delighted to be opening Europe’s largest Holiday Inn Express here in Dusseldorf. The hotel’s location is ideal for guests seeking to explore the city while enjoying the modern comforts the Holiday Inn Express brand is known for. Dusseldorf’s many museums and attractions are popular with locals and visitors and the city is a recognised business and conference hub. Our hotel is within easy reach of the main transport links, providing greater convenience for short term stays.”