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InterContinental Hotel Jeddah
Ranked #3 of 159 Hotels in Jeddah
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Halifax, Canada
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14 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Great choice for business travellers”
Reviewed March 6, 2014

I stayed in this hotel for many weeks while working on a project in Jeddah, so I am very familiar with it. Its location is ideal for most business travellers and the service is typical InterContinental - very good.

Good things about this hotel: The service, the gym and pool,the daily fresh fruit left in your room.

Not so good things about this hotel: Rooms are getting a bit tired. Very expensive buffet type restaurants may force you to eat elsewhere or just take room service.

As with all Intercontinental Hotels the IHG rewards do not reward long term stays. So that despite staying at this hotel for over three months, I ended up with the same IHG reward points as I would have for a couple of overnight stays.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Thank you for staying at Intercontinental Jeddah and for taking the time out of your busy schedule to leave a most wonderful review. We strive to provide the best possible service and experience and it is always great to hear from our guests on how we are doing.

The hotel is on the process of developing a final master plan to enhance the guest facilities, especially the rooms. We are almost ready with our new meeting rooms which will be top-class in the market.

We value your loyalty as an IHG Rewards Club Member, with regards to your points balance, rest assured that the credited points are in accordance with existing program standards.

We wish to see you again during your next trip to Jeddah and hope to make your stay even better the next time around.

Sincerely,

Salem Al Shahrani
General Manager
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Oberageri, Switzerland
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Reviewed March 4, 2014

Spacious, well equipped rooms (as you would expect from intercontinental chain). Be aware that the hotel has a reputation amongst my colleagues of being very long to check in and check out. Breakfast buffet very good, other restaurants good quality but fairly expensive.

Room Tip: Main building is more convenient than annexe buildings.
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  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
It is an absolute delight read your wonderful review. These moments when we receive an excellent feedback from one of our valuable guests, it’s making our hours of hard work seems nothing compared to the satisfaction we achieve.

We will look forward to welcome you back during your coming visit to Jeddah. And please let me know personally if I may be of any assistance to you.

Sincerely,

Salem Al Shahrani
General Manager
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Rovigo
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Reviewed March 3, 2014

Room is very clean, staff is very helpful but close to' the beach. I Washington there for work so i didn't enjoy
Gym is very small and open from 9 to 8, didn't have the chance to go because of working hours. Water pressure is very bad.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Thank you very much for choosing to stay at InterContinental Jeddah and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Indeed we are thrilled as to your overall positive comments.

As to your other productive comments, I have discussed your valuable feedback with regards to the water pressure with my Director of Engineering, for immediate action and resolution.

Should travel ever bring you back to this part of the world I would appreciate if you could contact my office directly.

Sincerely,

Salem Al Shahrani
General Manager
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Manama, Bahrain
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Reviewed February 28, 2014

Good rooms, great location. But very old building so be ready to walk 8 to 10 mins from the elevator. Good restaurants, a bit overpriced but good experience overall.

The main gate security guards don't match up to the hotel. Needs to learn basic etiquettes

Room Tip: Ask for something closer to the elevator
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  • Stayed December 2013, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Thank you for your feedback during your recent stay at Jeddah Intercontinental. We are in the process of enhancing our Hotel facilities that would meet our valued guest expectations, room uplifting is on going including our meeting rooms to suit our guests needs.

With regards to to security guards, the comment we receive from our valued guests, like you, enables us to target problem areas and take the necessary actions to ensure similar situations can be avoided in the future. We appreciate the candid feedback we receive and welcome any opportunity to improve.

Looking forward to welcoming you back at the InterContinental Jeddah whenever your travels bring you to Jeddah.

Sincerely yours,

Salem Al Shahrani
General Manager
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Taif, Saudi Arabia
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Reviewed February 17, 2014

The hotel has good facilities and is near red sea beach. The staff is very cordial and cooperative .The restaurants are excellent .Internet facility is free. Initially we were told charges are per person but later they didn't charge extra .I suggest charges should be per Room and not per person. We would love to come again to this hotel.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, March 10, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review on the site for us and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. It is always our great pleasure to take care of our valid guests.

We look forward to welcoming you back very soon and please do not hesitate to contact us if we can be of assistance at any time.

Warm regards,

Salem Al Shahrani
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed January 24, 2014 via mobile

A lovely hotel with an old fashioned Arabesque design. Everyone is very helpful and welcoming. The rooms are beautiful , well appointed and very clean. A very comfortable bed and pillows provided a fantastic nights sleep. The breakfast buffet was very good with a great selection provided.

Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, January 29, 2014
Thank you very much for choosing to stay at InterContinental Jeddah and for taking the time to share your experience with us. Indeed we are thrilled as to your overall positive comments.

I am so pleased that your experience was excellent during your stay, I do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back on a future visit.

Warm regards,

Salem Al Shahrani
General Manager
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Tucson, Arizona
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
Reviewed January 12, 2014

I have made several trips to Jeddah, but never before staying at the Interncontinental. I was very impressed. The room was spacious, clean, and they provided complimentary fresh fruit that was delicious. The front desk was always ready to help and the buffet/resteraunt was convenient and delicious. Across the street is the beach and to the right of the property is a McDonalds, a coffee shop, a pharmacy, and other things. The internet was FAST and reliable, I had to take a 5 hour (yes FIVE HOUR) webcast presentation originating in the USA. The connection held the bandwidth the entire time without a glitch. Great place, I would stay here again for sure!

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled on business
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InterContinenta... M, General Manager at InterContinental Hotel Jeddah, responded to this review, January 19, 2014
Thank you for taking the time to post your review on the site for us and we are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay from the room size, location, view, facilities and Internet speed.

I am so pleased that your experience was excellent from arrival to the departure, I do hope that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back on a future visit.

Please feel free to contact me for any assistance you might require.

Warm regards,

Salem Al Shahrani
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Property: InterContinental Hotel Jeddah
Address: Al Hamra Corniche | P.O. Box 41855, Jeddah 21531, Saudi Arabia
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Location: Saudi Arabia > Makkah Province > Jeddah
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 159 Hotels in Jeddah
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — InterContinental Hotel Jeddah 5*
Number of rooms: 349
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A GRACIOUS RETREAT OVERLOOKING THE RED SEA InterContinental Jeddah’s appeal goes beyond its locale just five minutes from downtown and the commercial district. Tahlia Street boutiques, the Old Town of Al Balad, Jeddah Fountain and scuba diving in the Red Sea are a few of the popular attractions nearby. The Holy Cities of Makkah and Madinah are short drives away... ... more   less 
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