First launched in 1990, the Intercontinental Group’s Holiday Inn Express chain has over 1,500 hotels worldwide including this impressive and prominent new venue which sits proudly astride the Umhlanga Ridge north of Durban. As an ‘express’ hotel they say “their focus is on offering limited services at a reasonable price”; but then isn’t that true of anything less than the 7-star Burj Al Arab facility in Dubai?

It was warmer in the car with the heating on than it was in my flat on this dark, windy, manky, kak old day so out I went on a bit of a sortie looking for interesting buildings to photograph and this is what I got…

 

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