Visit Stuttgart with IHG Hotels
The InterContinental Hotels Group, headquartered in the UK, comprises nearly 5,000 hotels worldwide. Its brands include Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express and InterContinental. Stuttgart has a couple of InterContinental hotels fairly widely spaced around the city, ranging from the business area in the northwest to Stuttgart’s main airport near the small town of Leinfelden-Echterdingen, to the south.
Part of the InterContinental group is the four-star Holiday Inn brand, which offers executive suites, business and conference facilities in keeping with the area. Guests also enjoy all the comforts and amenities expected in this price range. Standard rooms have air conditioning, TV (SKY Sports), a bathroom with shower or bathtub and WiFi, and you can have a free morning newspaper delivered to your room. Holiday Inns also offer an extensive gym, spa and wellness centre.
All Holiday Inn Express hotels are three-star and offer a high level of comfort to the mid-budget traveller. Rooms, all ensuite, have a desk and a choice of satellite channels on the large flatscreen TV. Both Holiday Inn brands also offer a wide choice of restaurants, cafes and bars, offering international cuisines and regional specialities.
Visit Stuttgart from IHG Hotels
Home to auto giants Mercedes-Benz and Porsche, and one of the tech powerhouses of Europe, Stuttgart is Germany’s sixth largest city and capital of Baden-Württemberg, in the south-west of the country. Here, Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz became fathers to the modern motor car. Staying in the north of Stuttgart, guest have the Porsche Museum on their doorstep, with one-and-a-half acres of display space and eighty vehicles on show at any one time. You could enjoy a meal at the museum’s Christophorus Restaurant with its the panoramic view of Porscheplatz and south to Stuttgart city centre or take in some shopping at nearby upmarket Breuningerland outlet.
Nearer the airport, in the south of Stuttgart, you’ll find the pretty suburb of Leinfelden-Echterdingen, as well as the SI-Centrum, one of Stuttgart’s main entertainment complexes with its casino, two cutting-edge theatres -- the Apollo and the Palladium -- a CineMaxX and the SchwabenQuellen Wellness Centre’s variety of saunas and steam baths.