InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel inaugurates in France

Following a refurbishment and conversion project, InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel has opened its doors to the public in France.

The hotel, previously known as the Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa, is InterContinental Hotels Group’s (IHG) fifth InterContinental Hotels & Resorts property in the country.

InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel joins InterContinental Paris – Le Grand, InterContinental Paris – Avenue Marceau, InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu, and InterContinental Carlton Cannes alongside over 50 other IHG hotels.

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The hotel is situated on Bordeaux’s main square, Place de la Comédie and stands among high-end boutiques and world-class restaurants.

Housing 130 rooms including 44 suites, the property is also home to a range of fitness and wellness facilities including an indoor pool and hammam, 10 treatment rooms and a Jacuzzi on the 360° rooftop beach; as well as a celebrity chef, Gordan Ramsay’s fine dining restaurant, Le Pressoir d’Argent Gordon Ramsay.

Owner, InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, Michel Ohayon commented: “With the strength of the InterContinental brand behind us and our partnership with Chef Ramsay at Pressoir d’Argent Gordon Ramsay, our hotel offers local and international guests a compelling experience with exceptional comfort and fine dining, whether travelling for business or pleasure.”

Meanwhile, vice president, InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Europe, IHG, Tom Rowntree added: “We are delighted to open InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, which remains one of the most emblematic properties in France, set amongst the world’s most famous wine regions. The momentum behind the InterContinental brand’s growth in Europe is exciting. We’ve had a number of openings this year and we look forward to welcoming guests from around the world to our stunning hotels.”

The hotel is set to operate under a management agreement with Financière Immobilière Bordelaise.

Looking ahead, InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu signed earlier this year is scheduled to open in France in 2018.