JQH’s Holiday Inn Express and University Plaza Hotel in Springfield, Mo., Collaborate During Renovations
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) today announced plans to make structural renovations from early November 2014 to early January 2015 to its Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Springfield at 1117 E. St. Louis in the heart of downtown Springfield, Mo. To ensure a quality guest experience during construction, JQH will temporarily redirect guests to its nearby University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center at 333 S. John Q. Hammons Parkway. Travelers are invited to continue to book reservations for the Holiday Inn Express for stays leading up to and post renovations. Both hotels are owned and operated by Springfield-based JQH, the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States.
About Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Springfield
Adjacent to Hammons Field, the five-story Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Springfield is one mile from Missouri State University and nine miles from Springfield-Branson National Airport. The hotel’s 120 rooms/suites are beautifully appointed with standard rooms featuring a flat screen TV with premium movie channels and comfortable, triple-sheeted bedding with soft and firm pillows. Additional amenities include free Wi-Fi access; an outdoor, heated pool; whirlpool; sauna; fitness center; business center and the complimentary, hot Express Start breakfast bar. The property’s 1,350-sq-ft event space accommodates up to 40 guests in each meeting room with professional staff, catering services and audio/visual equipment to ensure that each event is a success. For more information about the Holiday Inn Express, click here, go to Facebook, or call 417-862-0070.
About University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center
Located in the Springfield arts district, the 272-room/suite University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center features a 1,100-square-foot day spa on the main floor, delicious dining at the Terrace Grill overseen by Chef John Luchtel, and a relaxing atmosphere at the Terrace Lounge. Guests can enjoy complimentary high-speed Internet access and a complimentary daily hot breakfast buffet. Combined with the Springfield Expo Center, the upscale facilities represent 150,000 square feet of flexible meeting and exhibit space. For more information about the University Plaza Hotel & Convention Center, click here, go to Facebook, or call 417-864-7333.
About John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH)
Springfield, Mo.-based John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts (JQH) is the largest private, independent owner and manager of hotels in the United States, representing brands such as: Marriott, Hilton, Embassy Suites Hotels, Sheraton, IHG, Chateau on the Lake Resort / Spa & Convention Center, and Plaza Hotels Collection. With a portfolio of 78 hotels representing nearly 19,000 guest rooms/suites in 24 states, JQH’s properties are dominant in their markets. Founded on the extraordinary vision of John Q. Hammons and built on his continued legacy of excellence spanning more than 50 years, JQH has become one of the most recognized and award-winning companies in the hospitality industry. Built to be the best, John Q. Hammons Hotels & Resorts continues to set the standard in hospitality management and hotel development. For more information about JQH, visit the company’s website at www.jqhhotels.com or www.facebook.com/jqhhotelsresorts.