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Intercon Balaclava Fort

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Intercon Balaclava Fort

Hi,

I plan to go for my honeymoon to Mauritius in January and stay at the Intercontinental Balaclava Fort. I am unable to find pictures of the hotel online as the property is new.

Has anyone been here? Any reviews on this property?

Are there shopping/nightlife spots near this hotel?

Thanks!

abystander

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1. Re: Intercon Balaclava Fort

Hi I have bumped a recent thread on this for you. Try Intercontinental's website.

There is no shopping or nightlife here. You will need to get a taxi to Grand Baie, about 20 minute drive, or to Port Louis the capital, 20 minutes in opposite direction.

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Bronia

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2. Re: Intercon Balaclava Fort

Hi,

Thanks for the reply.

Can you please let me know the following:

1 - Travel time from the Intercon to the Airport?

2 - Safety with respect to traveling at night from the hotel to Port Louis?

3 - Do you recommend night travel by taxi?

Thanks and Regards,

Abystander

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3. Re: Intercon Balaclava Fort

About one and quarter to one and half hours.

We always have a car and have had no problems getting around at night, even very late. So a taxi to Port Louis should be OK. Lots of Mauritian families go to Caudan at weekends. There is a casino and several places to eat.

Cheers

Bronia :)

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4. Re: Intercon Balaclava Fort

Hi - In the Autumn of 2008 I booked a stay at the Intercontinental Mauritius for late 2009 - I began to get worried but today have received two emails from the hotel - reservations and a Director - who said that the hotel opened on 29 March - I believe it was a soft opening rather than a full open but at least it's open. If you booked a stay last year check the rates as they are now 50% less than was quoted lastb year and and if necessary cancel and re book.

Looking forward to my stay in Mauritius.

Regards,

MTM

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5. Re: Intercon Balaclava Fort

We have booked to go this July. Any idea what the North and South Island tours ? It is part of our package!

Also do you recommend we hire a car or rent it for the day/night.

I so hope the hotel is open and has all the facilities the website offers

Thanks

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