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InterContinental Hotels & Resorts to open Flagship London and Boston Properties in November

Search ASIA Travel Tips .com Tuesday, 19 September 2006

InterContinental Hotels & Resorts is set to open two flagship hotels this November, the InterContinental London Park Lane and InterContinental Boston.

InterContinental London Park Lane

Reopening 6 November after 60 million in renovations, the newly renamed InterContinental London Park Lane, located at Number One Park Lane, is situated adjacent to Londons famed Buckingham Palace, Hyde and Green Parks.

The InterContinental London Park Lane will feature 387 guestrooms, 60 spacious designer suites, and one stunning split-level London suite; a 188 square-metre chic urban spa, with five treatment rooms including one discreet VIP room, two private spa suites; an entire floor of contemporary meeting space, complete with floor-to-ceiling windows; a dynamic mood-changing lobby bar; and breathtaking views over Londons historic skyline.

Several culinary enhancements have been made such as the independent Italian destination restaurant, Theo Randall at The InterContinental, led by one of Britains most talented young chefs, Theo Randall. In addition, the hotels complementary restaurant, The Cookbook Cafe, will feature an innovative academy where up and coming chefs will be invited to showcase their talents, offering hotel guests and London residents cookery classes and a culinary art gallery of cookbooks.

InterContinental Boston

Scheduled to open on 3 November, the 168 million InterContinental Boston will make history as the brands first-ever hotel in Boston.

Located on the site of the Boston Tea Party, at the base of the Financial District, and within walking distance to a multitude of attractions such as the North End, Faneuil Hall/Quincy Market and New England Aquarium, The InterContinental Boston will comprise a luxury hotel, exclusive  private residences and breathtaking waterfront gardens. The property will feature 424 luxurious guestrooms and suites, boasting stunning harbour and city skyline views; 2,975 square-metres of meeting and private event space with high-tech amenities; a 24 hour business center; a 615 square-metre full service spa and a 24 hour state-of-the-art health club with indoor pool and steam room.

InterContinental Boston will also be home to three very distinctive and internationally themed beverage and dining concepts, including a full-service, 24-hour restaurant. The Provencal themed signature eatery, Miel, an authentic brasserie, will be joined by Rumba, a rum and private champagne bar celebrating New Englands rich history with the rum trade, as well as SUSHI-TEQ, a high energy bar that will introduce an unusual cultural fusion, pairing sushi with vintage tequilas from around the world.

In addition to these two new properties, the brand has announced plans to open its first property in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. Nestled at the foot of Camelback Mountain on the highly-acclaimed Resort Row, the 133 million InterContinental Montelucia Resort & Spa in Paradise Valley, AZ is projected to debut in early 2008. The property is owned and being developed by Crown Realty & Development Corporation and operated by IHGs Americas operations division, The Hotel Management Group.

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