This Holiday Inn Express is a newly converted historic building with a modern décor in Downtown Kansas City. Designed for business and leisure travelers, this new hotel is conveniently located and accessible to I-70, I-35, I-29, and US 71. Welcome to the Holiday Inn Express Kansas City Downtown! This historic building conveniently located in the Central Business District of Kansas City, and adjacent to the Sprint Center. The Holiday Inn Express Kansas City Downtown is a short 5-minute drive from the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (MKC) and a 30-minute drive from the Kansas City International Airport (MCI). Attractions just steps away include Kansas City’s Power & Light District, Kansas City Convention Center, Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts, Crown Center (home to the international headquarters of Hallmark Cards), the Crossroads Art District, Union Station, and Country Club Plaza are a few of the many exciting places for you to discover while visiting this fine city. While in town enjoy watching our hometown teams: the Kansas City Chiefs, Kansas City Royals and Sporting KC. The hotel is a short drive from Arrowhead Stadium, Kauffman Stadium, Children’s Mercy Park and the Kansas Speedway. Area businesses include; Commerce Bank, United Missouri Bank, The Federal Reserve Bank, AT&T and the H & R Block headquarters. This historic building known as the Inter-State Building, was designed by James C. Sunderland in 1914.