Close to the CA redwoods and overlooking the Eel River, the Holiday Inn Express Hotel Fortuna, CA . is centrally located for all your business and leisure activities. Just off Hwy 101, it's just 15 min. south of Eureka and 15 min. north of the Avenue of the Giants. The hotel is 10 minutes from the historic Victorian Village of Ferndale with shopping, history and dining. The Holiday Inn Express is located across the street from the River Lodge Conference Center. The 13,000 square foot facility features three conference rooms, able to accommodate ten to 500 people and an executive boardroom for 12. A commercial kitchen is available that is fully equipped for 300 guests.