Leander’s first hotel to host ribbon-cutting Feb. 18

Leander’s first hotel—Holiday Inn Express and Suites Leander—will host an open house and ribbon-cutting Feb. 18, according to a press release.

The 84-room hotel, at 247 W. Metro Road in Leander, will hold a ribbon-cutting at 4 p.m. and an open house from 5-7 p.m.


The hotel, which opened in December, will add to the city’s revenue. State law allows local jurisdictions to tax rooms used for sleeping for less than 30 days. Both Cedar Park, which has nine hotels, and Leander levy a 7% hotel tax rate. 512-690-5678. www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/leander/ausln/hoteldetail
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By Brian Perdue

Brian Perdue is the editor of the Cedar Park-Leander edition of Community Impact Newspaper. A native of Virginia's Appalachian Mountains, he has been a journalist since 1992, living and working in Virginia, Washington D.C., Hawaii's Big Island, Southern California and Florida before moving to Austin in 2019.


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