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“Traditional style, very nice, and great service” 4 of 5 stars
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InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326   |  
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Denver, Colorado
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“Traditional style, very nice, and great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

I was in Buckhead for a conference recently and stayed here because of convenience to the event. The hotel style is very classy and traditional. The service was wonderful and the rooms were very nice while not being over the top. The bathroom was my favorite part of the room with a lovely walk in shower. The hotel bar has a great selection of Bourbons and Whiskeys (cleverly named The Bourbon Bar). The staff was very helpful in recommending restaurants in the area. If you are looking for shopping the Lennox Mall is down the street with a great selection of shopping. As I mentioned before I was here for a business convention but would definitely recommend this hotel or any other InterContinental hotel.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Hello, Tara C, and thank you for your review. I’m thrilled that we met your expectations during your stay (and that you enjoyed the separate shower and soaking tub!). You’re correct, our Peachtree Road location in the heart of Buckhead allows for simple strolls to world-class shopping at Lenox Square and Phipps Plaza – hopefully you were able to experience either of them! We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Safe travels.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013

In April of this year I had opportunity to travel with friends to Atlanta for a weekend. I was looking for lodging in the Buckhead area because it was convenient to the activity we were attending. I chose the Intercontinental primarily because of its TA reviews, as well as cost and convenience. I was not disappointed.

The hotel was immaculately clean, and well appointed. The furnishings were nice, and the beds were extremely comfortable. Our room had a great view of the city, both day and night. The bathroom would have suited any five-star hotel, with a large soaking tub and a walk in tile shower. The room decor was not opulent, but was on the high side of "very nice". The front desk staff was helpful and attentive to our questions. The cleaning staff did a great job, while remaining totally unobtrusive.

The main downside was paying for parking, but in Atlanta that is to be expected. The hotel did offer optional self-park in an underground garage, and ease of access was great.

Overall, a great value for the money. Next time I travel to Atlanta I will certainly be staying here.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Hello, BilyU. Thank you for taking the time to submit such a thorough review! As a AAA Five Diamond hotel, we most definitely do not want a guest to be disappointed in any aspect of their stay, so I’m very happy to hear that you will be back to see us again when your travels bring you back to Atlanta. Maybe next time you’ll be able to try our restaurant, Southern Art, and bar, Bourbon Bar! Save travels.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2013 via mobile

I was actually staying a few minutes away at the JW Marriott, another glorious hotel in Atlanta. Our group booked diner for 7 at the restaurant in the hotel (I don't remember the name, unfortunately.) It's unique feature is a "ham bar," which looks for ll the world like a butcher shop in any large city's Italian market area. The food was inventive, exquisitely prepared and presented. Service was just a tiny bit subpar and I was surprised that they engaged in what I call "auctioning the meal," when the runners from the kitchen arrive and auction off each dinner: "Who has the crabs?" In a first-class restaurant, this is a major blunder. But all in all, we had a wonderful time and the food was excellent. We saw only the lobby area and bar in addition but we all said, "Let's book our next business event here." It looked and felt like a tropical resort.

Stayed May 2013, traveled on business
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Theprguy, thank you for taking the time to submit a review of our restaurant, Southern Art. I’m thrilled to hear you enjoyed the cuisine; after all, Chef Art Smith’s Southern cuisine is innovative, modern and fresh! I appreciate your feedback regarding your service experience and I will personally discuss this matter with our restaurant staff. I certainly hope that you’ll visit us again, whether it be a luncheon at Southern Art or your next business event at one of our many meeting spaces in the hotel! Safe travels.
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

There is only one restaurant (small for size of hotel) and trh concierge had to use her influence to get us a table on the night we arrived. Not many places to eat nearby either- most were fully booked on Saturday night. Hotel's raison d'etre is functions and conferences.

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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, June 10, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to submit a review, 4wheelsonmywagon. I am happy to hear that you found the hotel to be lovely, but I do want to apologize that Southern Art was unable to accommodate your party for dinner on the night of your stay. I hope that you give both the hotel and Southern Art another opportunity next time your travels bring you to Atlanta. Safe travels.
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The InterContinental Buckhead never disappoints. The staff is always pleasant and helpful. Whether I'm staying on business or a family weekend getaway I can depend on this hotel for a good stay. Convenient to good restaurants and great shopping. The beds are the most comfortable ever. The Olympic drawback is paying for parking! $22 self park and $32 valet.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Welcome home, Lynn M! Seriously, I cannot think of a greater compliment than a guest of ours feeling “right at home”. Thank you. Have you had a chance to dine with us at Southern Art? While we’re on the subject of “homey”, Chef Art Smith has some of the most delicious – and comfortable – reimagined Southern cuisine around. Do give it a try next time – perhaps the boneless buttermilk fried chicken? We’re looking forward to welcoming you back, [uhem] home, again soon! Safe travels.
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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

Nice Hotel, Very Clean with courteous folks! However, have stayed at Hilton's that were just as nice. Nothing spectacular. Close to the mall. The front desk will try to talk you into an upgrade, we did it and it was not really worth it. Cocktail hour and a few snacks is what it boils down too.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Hello and thank you for your review, DGMCCULL. I know that you had a handful of other hotels in the area to choose from, so we’re happy you chose us! Although not for everyone, some guests find value in the Club Level upgrade option, which includes access to the Club Lounge with an on-site Guest Relations Manager, daily Continental breakfast, light snacks, evening cocktail hour with hors d'oeuvres, as well as complimentary beverages throughout the day. I hope that you come back to Atlanta and visit with us again soon!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2013

The very moment the staff answers the phone, you WANT to stay at InterContinental. Their charisma and charm echo through the phone. "Southern charm" you say? Perhaps! They were understanding of our very special request ;) and willing to go out of their way to make it happen. They really seemed to share our excitement for the special request being granted and we are so very excited to join them on our first ever trip to ATL (and Georgia!). Will write again during/after our stay. :)

Stayed April 2013, traveled on business
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SKilmartin, General Manager at InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta, responded to this review, May 3, 2013
Wow, what a kind “pre-stay review”, great03mustang! Absolutely, Southern charm is definitely a factor, but, really and truly, our staff thrives off of going that extra mile, adding that extra touch to enhance the experience of each and every one of our guests. This makes me so proud to hear that Casey was able accommodate and assist with your very special request! We’re looking forward to welcoming you to Atlanta – be sure to inquire with Richard Lara, our Chef Concierge, so that he can assist you in seeing our beautiful city. Safe travels!
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Address: 3315 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, GA 30326
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Location: United States > Georgia > Atlanta
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#3 Romantic Hotel in Atlanta
#4 Green Hotel in Atlanta
#5 Spa Hotel in Atlanta
#5 Business Hotel in Atlanta
#6 Luxury Hotel in Atlanta
#9 Family Hotel in Atlanta
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta 5*
Number of rooms: 422
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Atlanta's prestigious Buckhead district, InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta offers stylish, upscale amenities in an inviting atmosphere with true Southern charm. All 422 elegant guest rooms feature 47" flat screen HDTVs, high-speed Wi-Fi, marble baths with separate shower and soaking tubs, pillow-top bedding, minibar, and complimentary use of the 24/7 Fitness Center overlooking famed Peachtree Road. Club InterContinental guest rooms also include private access to the fully staffed Club InterContinental Lounge with complimentary breakfast, snacks, and beverages. Helmed by celebrity chef Art Smith, InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta's on site restaurant, Southern Art, offers Southern-inspired cuisine and cocktails in a welcoming, relaxed atmosphere. Alongside Southern Art, Bourbon Bar is the award winning bourbon-centric bar and lounge featuring more than 70 varieties of bourbon, including exclusive private label barrels from acclaimed distillers. ... more   less 
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