Discover Paradise Coast at the New Holiday Inn Express & Suites Naples Downtown 5th Avenue. Take time to unwind pool side on our expansive deck or refresh yourself in our heated, sparkling tropical pool or Jacuzzi; while catching a glimpse of the beautiful Gordon River amidst the palms and mangroves found along the shore We are located just steps from Tin-City and Historic Downtown 5th Avenue and 3rd Street making it the perfect hotel for a short stroll to all of Naples finest boutiques, art galleries, and restaurants. We are also walking distance or a short drive to the Historic Naples Pier , perfect for enjoying a fun filled day of paddle boarding or fishing on the pristine white sandy beaches of the Gulf of Mexico. Thinking of back to school shopping Holiday Inn Express Naples is a short distance from fabulous shopping including the Waterside shops, Mercato, the Village on Venetian Bay, trendy 5th Avenue South and 3rd street, and the Miromar Outlets Within minutes of our front door is the Naples Zoo and Naples Botanical Gardens . We are just a short 20 minute drive to Marco Island if the white sandy beaches are calling your name, or Everglades City for an airboat ride, an eco-tour, or simply a step back in time. As Naples was recently voted 2014's Golf Destination of the Year in North America , we are ideally located close to numerous private and pubic golf courses.