IHG prepares to unveil Kansas Aladdin

IHG has announced that the renovated 193-room Holiday Inn Downtown
Kansas City-The Aladdin will open next month.
“The Aladdin beautifully captures Holiday Inn’s iconic heritage while
offering a fresh and relevant experience for its guests,” said Mark
Snyder, senior vice president, Brand Management, Holiday Inn Hotels &
Resorts.  “This property is situated in an outstanding location for
business and leisure travelers, features all of the conveniences and
amenities people have come to expect from the brand, and is especially
interesting from an architectural perspective.”

Built in 1925 and listed on the National Historic Register, this 100,000
sq.-ft. hotel features beautiful marble lobbies and art deco furnishings
throughout.  All of the property’s stunning architectural details will
be restored to their original appearance to maintain the historic


The hotel is located within walking distance to the Convention Center,
the Financial District, H&R Block, the Theater District (including the
Folly Theatre and the Lyric Theater) as well as the new Power and Light
District.  The Holiday Inn Downtown Kansas City-The Aladdin offers such
business conveniences as complimentary wired and wireless Internet
access throughout the hotel, a business center, two meeting rooms and
one ballroom comprising almost 4000 sq.-ft. of meeting space.  Other
amenities include a fitness center, 24-hour front desk and same-day
laundry and valet.



The Aladdin’s dining facilities, The Zebra Room and The Martini Loft,
offer guests an upscale dining experience.  The stunning Martini Loft
offers a light fare with unique martinis, while the stylish Zebra Room
serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, featuring its signature KC Strip
dish.  The Zebra Room also serves the Holiday Inn Best-4-Breakfast*
menu, which includes Cinnamon Supreme French Toast(tm), Low-Carb
Inspirations(tm) and Skillet Inspirations(tm).  Kids ages 12 and younger
eat free at Holiday Inns when ordering from the kids’ menu in the hotel
restaurant and accompanied by a dining adult. Room Service Right…On
Time(tm), also a standard at all Holiday Inn hotels, ensures that
guests’ room-service orders are accurate and delivered on time, every


Standard Holiday Inn guestroom accommodations feature comfortable
double, queen or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair,
32-inch flat screen HDTV, cable television, hairdryer, coffee-maker,
iron and ironing board.  With the business traveler in mind, guestrooms
also include a work desk and ergonomic chair, data ports, complimentary
USA Today newspapers, and in-room check-out capabilities.  Guestrooms at
the Holiday Inn Downtown Kansas City-The Aladdin will feature new
finishes and case goods, and all public space will undergo a complete
refurbishment while preserving the historic elements.


“We’ve invested millions in this one-of-a-kind property,” said Frank
Fry, general manager.  “The historic architecture and design elements
combined with all of the modern conveniences travelers need make The
Aladdin a stand-out hotel for anyone visiting Kansas City.”