IHG Hotels Accelerates Presence In Spain with Four New Signings

IHG Hotels & Resorts said that the new signings add more than 500 rooms across three IHG brand collections as it focusses on the Spanish market.

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IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) has signed four new properties in Spain, adding over 500 rooms across key mature markets in desirable destinations. The latest agreements demonstrate owner and guest appetite for brands across each of IHG's Luxury and Lifestyle (Hotel Indigo), Premium (voco hotels), and Essentials (Holiday Inn Express) collections, in what is one of the company's priority growth markets in Europe.

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Willemijn Geels, Vice President, Development, Europe, IHG Hotels & Resorts, commented: “We are thrilled to expand our presence in Spain with these four outstanding properties in key tourist and business destinations across the country. The addition of over 500 rooms in Spain, alongside the recently announced 1,000 rooms in Portugal, will contribute a 10% increase in our room count across Iberia, emphasising our commitment to growth in the region.

The continued growth in the Spanish market demonstrates the strong demand from owners and investors in our diverse brand portfolio, and in IHG delivering unique experiences and high-quality service to our guests. We look forward to a successful partnership with our Spanish owners, who share our commitment to excellence and delivering true hospitality," she added.

Willemijn Geels, Vice President, Development, Europe, IHG Hotels & Resorts

The New Additions

Luxury & Lifestyle

  • Hotel Indigo in Jerez de la Frontera: The hotel will be the fifth Hotel Indigo in Spain and expected to open in spring 2026. Signed in partnership with Senator Hotels & Resorts, this 82-room hotel will combine two independent buildings (Plaza Arenal and Calle Larga) in the city centre of Jerez. Each building will feature Hotel Indigo’s distinctive neighbourhood design.The hotel will include a ground floor bar, top floor bar and restaurant, an exterior terrace, and a rooftop swimming pool.


  • voco Granada: Also set to open in spring 2026, the hotel will signify IHG’s market debut in Granada and will be the second voco property in Spain. Opening in partnership with Senator Hotels & Resorts, voco Granada will feature 167 rooms in a prime location near to the historic centre of Granada, close to well-connected transport links and the convention centre.


  • Holiday Inn Express Seville – City: The 148-room converted hotel is the third property signed with Senator Hotels & Resorts and is set to open in Spring 2026. The hotel will feature the brand’s hallmarks, including the Express Start Breakfast, providing hot fresh breakfast, as well as a fitness area, rooftop terrace, and swimming pool.


  • Holiday Inn Express & Suites Sabadell: Set to join the IHG portfolio in late 2025, the hotel will bring IHG’s first “& suites” offering to Spain as it boasts 130 rooms including 20 long-stay suites catering to the needs of mid-to-long-term guests as well as families. Signed as part of a franchise agreement with Gestion T3 Hoteles, the hotel will also feature the brand’s signature Express Start Breakfast, a restaurant, meeting rooms, a fitness centre, and an outdoor swimming pool.

IHG currently has 55 hotels operating under eight brands in the country, including Six Senses, InterContinental, Kimpton, Hotel Indigo, voco, Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn Express, and Holiday Inn. Over the last five years, the company has opened more than ten hotels in Spain including Kimpton Vividora, InterContinental Barcelona, Six Senses Ibiza, and voco Madrid - Retiro. This also includes a strong pipeline of 12 properties, including Staybridge Suites Malaga, which is set to open later this year and mark the brand’s debut in Spain.

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