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InterContinental Riyadh

5.0 of 5 Mazaar Street | Po Box 3636, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

We were supposed to stay at The Marriott hotel, but due to an outbreak of Legionnaires Disease ( also known as "legion fever", a more severe form of the infection and produces high fever and pneumonia), we were transferred to The Sheraton. Apparently, the outbreak started in the hotel Spa, "Infection normally occurs after inhaling an aerosol (fine airborne particles)... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Niceguywlondon, Thank you for your review of the InterContinental Riyadh during your recent stay with us. I am very pleased to note of your excellent review and I feel proud of the way you experienced the services and facilities of our hotel. I have shared your comments to all departments and colleagues who made your stay comfortable. We... More 

Dubai
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20 reviews 20 reviews
15 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

Fine if you never see it in the daylight as it is a hideous concretebunker of a building. The lobby refurb is neat and classy, and the business center is well run and efficient. The all-day dining restaurant is OK. Bedrooms are old and very tired - a suite without a standalone shower? Prices refelct the poor competition in Riyadh... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Itinerant_Erdna, This would acknowledge with thanks your recent review of the InterContinental Riyadh. I have taken notes of the various comments you had during your stay and I would like to thank you for the well-balanced review. As to the dated bedrooms and suites' facilities in the main building, I wish to assure you that we will look into... More 

Montreal, Canada
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129 reviews 129 reviews
33 hotel reviews
141 helpful votes 141 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

I stayed at the Intercontinental Riyadh as part of a business trip for 12 days. I summarize my experience through the below: Hotel It is a large compound in on the outskirts of Riyadh right in the middle between the ministry of internal affairs and the Saudi central bank. Its main entrance is quite distant from the main street and... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Mr. SagaLEB, Thank you for staying with us at InterContinental Riyadh and giving us your review. I read with great interest your long review and noted all your comments. Firstly, thank you once again for your well-balanced review and really appreciate the positive issues you raised. Secondly, for the other shorfalls that you have encountered specifically on the issue... More 

Cambridge
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

The hotel is very impressive with a grand entrance lobby and helpful staff. The room I was in was fantastic - large bed, big well fitted-out bathroom and separate area with a desk / internet / phone etc for working. Food was good even though it was Ramadan when I stayed. Swimming pool and gym are both great for relaxing... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Guest Evets51, Thank you for your review of the InterContinental Riyadh during your last stay with us. I feel honored to read your excellent comments about the hotel facilities and the food we served. I consider this as a manifestation of our full implementation of the InterContinental Hotel's Winning Ways and our InterContinental Promise. We look forward to welcoming... More 

Manchester, UK
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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

I stayed at Intercontinental Riyadh for 2 nights. I had absolutely no complaints about this true 5 star hotel. The lobby is impressive. Check in was smooth and the staff were very helpful. The room I stayed in was very large with a king sized bed. The bathroom is a good size with a bathhtub and a separate power (very... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Guest 3outof5, Thank you for staying at InterContinental Hotel and giving us your review. I have noted with extreme pleasure your excellent comments concerning the hotel facilities, the helpfulness of our staff and the other good experiences you had during your stay with us. Your comments boost our confidence to aim higher in the delivery of our services. We... More 

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

First of all, thank you very much InterCon team for helping me to treat my family successfully. Its really nice to treat my family in one of the largest hotel in KSA. I stayed 2 nights and its great. one of the best thing is "free WiFi", choice of Restaurants, and fitness centre. Entrance and Lobby are huge and attractive.... More 

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Dear Mr. Shoaib007, Thank you for your review of the InterContinental Riyadh during your last stay with us. I am very pleased to read your excellent review and I feel proud of the way you and your family experienced the services and facilities of our hotel. I have shared your comments to all hotel colleagues who made your stay comfortable.... More 

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151 reviews 151 reviews
37 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2012

Cool place, great renovation of the entrance and lobby, looking forward now to the rooms as soon as possible since old now. Great location, fantastic view at night over Ministry building. Food is good including room service, staff is always helpful and smiling. It has a unique 9 holes golf course, you can play late until 21h so cool if... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Christophe, Thank you for your review of the InterContinental Riyadh during your last stay with us. I am very happy to receive your nice feedback concerning the newly renovated main entrance, lobby, reception, restaurants and conference center. Moreover, your comment on our helpful and smiling staff, the quality of food in our restaurants and our recreational facilities such... More 

Riyadh, Ar Riyad, Saudi Arabia
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2012

A very peacfull and well secured as ut's facing the ministry of Interior with so many check points, i joined the health club (The Palms) and it's great GYM, never crowded always very clean, people are friendly, polite, the selection of TV channels is vast and nice and there is also a free Wifi.

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Dear Mr. Amr, Thank you for your review of the InterContinental Riyadh during your last stay with us. It gives me pride as the Leader of the InterContinental Riyadh to receive such an excellent review from our valued guest. I have cascaded your comments to all my staff and they are now more empowered to always aim higher in their... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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123 reviews 123 reviews
82 hotel reviews
120 helpful votes 120 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2012

I use Intercontinental by choice, and on my first visit to Riyadh used this hotel, which is about an hour from the airport, situated in the Downtown district. The hotel complex is one of the oldest in Riyadh and is on a large site which even has its own 9 hole par 3 golf course, tennis courts and bowling alley.... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Guest Awsculli, Thank you for your earlier review of the InterContinental Riyadh. We really appreciate your excellent review specifically on the rooms, the helpfulness of our staff and your nice impression about the quality of food we serve both at the Mondo and Al Bustan (formerly Pavillion) Restaurants. We have taken notes on other issues where improvements are required.... More 

Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

I have stayed many times in Intercontinental Riyadh during business trips. It's a decent 5 star hotel in a safe location. Very close to Ministry of Interior. Easy to reach. But a bit far away from city's shopping area. The rooms are clean. Maybe the carpet become a little old and needs a renovation. Rooms are large and quite. Bed... More 

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Tariq D, General Manager at InterContinental Riyadh, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Siddiqui, Thank you for your earlier review of the InterContinental Riyadh. We are truly grateful to your positive comments. Indeed this property has been reviewed by most guests that we are the most secured and safest hotel in Riyadh. We have also taken notes on other issues where improvements are required. I can assure you that these have... More 

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Address: Mazaar Street | Po Box 3636, Riyadh 11481, Saudi Arabia
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Location: Saudi Arabia > Riyadh Province > Riyadh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Riyadh 5*
Number of rooms: 145
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