Atlanta Gets Renovated Holiday Inn

9th Apr 2003

Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, “America’s Hotel,” announced today that the new 208-room Holiday Inn-Atlanta-North Druid Hills recently opened, representing another addition to the mid-scale brand’s portfolio of full-service hotels.
The newly renovated Holiday Inn hotel is owned and managed by JHM Hotels, under a license agreement with an affiliate of Six Continents Hotels, Inc.
“Holiday Inn hotels are specifically designed for business and family oriented leisure travelers, in need of a full service lodging experience,” said Mark Snyder, senior vice president, brand management, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts. “Development in the Atlanta area is important in expanding our Holiday Inn consumer base and establishing a strong presence in prime business and tourist locations.”

Situated just north of downtown Atlanta, the newly renovated hotel is minutes from some of Atlanta’s finest restaurants and shopping. The Atlanta History Center, Turner Field, Georgia World Congress Center, Phillips Arena and the High Museum of Art are a short drive from the property. Corporate Square and Executive Park office complexes are less than 1/2 mile from the hotel.
The newly renovated property features services and amenities such as a 24-hour front desk, express check-out, indoor pool, gift shop, 24-hour business center, complimentary parking, same-day laundry and valet and complimentary shuttle service to area attractions and business offices. The hotel’s restaurant, “Metro Cafe,” serves breakfast and dinner in an elegant setting seven days a week. The hotel’s casual cocktail lounge is open in the evenings. Ideal for business meetings and other food and beverage functions, the property features four meeting rooms encompassing 1,800 square-feet of the hotel.
Standard Holiday Inn hotel guestroom accommodations feature comfortable double or king-sized beds, a sitting area with a lounge chair, cable television, free long-distance access, hairdryer, coffee machine, iron and ironing board. For the business traveler, guestrooms provide a work desk and ergonomic chair, data ports, Internet access, complimentary USA Today newspapers, and in-room check-out capabilities.

“We invested more than $3.5 million to convert this property from a Radisson to a Holiday Inn hotel and are pleased with the end result,” said Laverne Shuman, general manager. “Atlanta is a well-traveled market for tourism and business travel and a perfect fit for the Holiday Inn product.”
The hotel is located at 2061 North Druid Hills Rd., Atlanta, Ga., 30329; telephone: (404) 321-4174; facsimile: (404) 636-7264.
With more than 1,500 hotels worldwide, Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts is the most widely recognized lodging brand in the world. Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts provides the services that business travelers need, while also offering a comfortable atmosphere where all people can relax and enjoy amenities such as restaurants and room service, swimming pools, fitness centers and comfortable lounges. The casual atmosphere and amenities such as meeting and on-site business facilities, KidSuites rooms and Kids Eat and Stay Free programs, demonstrate the long-standing commitment of Holiday Inns Hotels and Resorts to serving travelers and have helped to establish the brand as “America’s Favorite Hotel.” For more information about Holiday Inn Hotels and Resorts or to book reservations, call 1-800-HOLIDAY or visit

The Holiday Inn-Atlanta-North Druid Hills participates in Priority Club Rewards, the world`s first hotel loyalty program. Guests will benefit from new member-preferred features like points transfer, points purchase and the fastest way to Elite status, with competitive features of no blackout dates and no point expiration to form a powerful program that is easy and truly rewarding. According to CNN: “The new Priority Club Rewards program is the best one around…” Enrollment in Priority Club Rewards is free and Priority Club Rewards points can be redeemed for great merchandise, airline miles, or free room nights at more than 3,300 hotels worldwide. Guests may enroll online at, call 800-272-9273 or register at any Holiday Inn hotel.




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