By Tammy Watts
GREENVILLE – Holiday Inn Express, located at 1195 E. Russ Road in Greenville, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate its grand reopening on Monday, May 2. The hotel has been completely renovated and each of its 65 newly renovated rooms is equipped with a microwave, refrigerator and Keurig coffee maker.
In addition to the indoor swimming pool and the fitness room, a conference room that can accommodate 15 people will soon be available.
“We have also been approved to begin construction on our spa room, complete with a Jacuzzi,” said Sam Patel, president of Holiday Inn Express in Greenville.
The Holiday Inn Express offers several other amenities, including a hot breakfast buffet and an outdoor patio with grill. According to Patel, with general manager Rami Rangam, there is an opportunity to collaborate with a food truck and add music to enhance the terrace experience during the warmer months. The hotel has obtained a liquor license, so beer and wine will also be available for purchase.
The previous owners of the property were friends of Patel and, according to his wife, Komal, they had been there several times over the past few years.
“We came here often and knew it was a good place,” she said.
Many prominent citizens attended the event. Andrea Jordan and David Warner of the Darke County Center for the Arts (DCCA) were pleased to see new accommodations available for artists visiting the area.
“Artists are surprised to drive through all these cornfields and then see our (Henry St. Clair) memorial hall, and I think they’ll be surprised by that as well,” Warner said of the hotel. renovated.
Carrisa Edwards of Jack’s Cabin restaurant provided elegant hors d’oeuvres and refreshments for the festivities, including fruit in fluted cups, cocktail shrimp, vegetables and dessert bites.
For more information or to reserve a room, call 937-548-1328 or visit www.holidayinnexpress.com.
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