I stayed at Intercity for 4 nights, from May 29th till June 2nd.
I loved the location, the staff, the bed, the shower size and water pressure, the free Wi-Fi (good signal).
The hotel is located at “Punta Carretas”, a very nice and safe neighborhood. I personally didn’t and wouldn’t stay in “Ciudad Vieja” because it can be dangerous at night. Punta Carretas area has excellent restaurants, bakeries, parks and shopping places. It’s close to Punta Carretas Shopping (mall) and safe to walk around, even at night. There are also many buses that go from ’21 de Septiembre” to everywhere in the city. And if you don’t have a lot of luggage, take the DM1 “Punta Carretas” bus at the airport and you’ll be just 3 blocks away from the hotel.
The hotel was nice, looked new, very friendly and helpful staff. The room I stayed at was small and the shower room had some spots that could be cleaner, but overall nice.
Things I didn’t like: The walls were thin, at least in my room. I could hear people talking in other rooms, their television on, some banging at the walls, and every time someone would flush or take a shower. Also, the cleaning staff woke me up on my first morning there. It was around 9 AM and I heard voices and a lot of noise coming from the hall. When I opened the door to see what was going on, I was surprised to see that all that noise came from the cleaning ladies.
The breakfast was good, but it would be nice to have more options (the 4 days I was there they served the exactly same thing). Fresh orange juice would also be a nice touch.
The Wi-Fi worked well during all my stay.
I also loved the shower and the water pressure. One of the best ever!
The daily rate was reasonable. I booked directly at their website and got a good value.
Overall, the stay was good. With some drawbacks, but I would stay there again. I would definitely take my earplugs though.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Ideally located in the heart of the fancy neighborhood of Punta Carretas, and with free smart services such as breakfast and Internet, the new and modern InterCity Premium Montevideo hotel offers an excellent stay in outstanding rooms with panoramic windows and beautiful views of the city. Spacious and luxurious rooms with beds that are a dream come true and will make you want to stay forever. Sumptuous bathrooms covered in porcelain tiles, with warm floor and shower with massage control. All rooms have free wireless Internet access. The hotel is located in the well-known and elegant neighborhood of Punta Carretas in Montevideo, the best option to stay at as it is a neighborhood combining the quietness of residential areas with restaurants, shops and offices. ... more less
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