I was surprised when the front desk clerk did not mention my status as a gold IHG member upon check in but I had requested an early check in. She indicated that she'doesn't intended to once my room
The two downsides to this stay were the dresser drawers were not particularly clean, and the room fan kept kicking on (loudly) even after I turned the wall thermostat to off.
Otherwise, people were friendly and the hotel was in a convenient location. [Less]