InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

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Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
Private beach, free beach cabanas, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, free cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

5.0 star property
Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near Turtle Bay

7.8/10 Good

228 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
Map
Balaclava, Coastal Road, Balaclava
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 4 restaurants and 2 beach bars
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare
  • 24-hour health club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing

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About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach
  • Turtle Bay - 1 min drive
  • Trou aux Biches Beach - 14 min drive

Getting around

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl. Airport (MRU) - 58 min drive

About this property

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offers a private beach where you can enjoy free cabanas, beach umbrellas, and beach massages, plus you'll have access to onsite scuba diving, snorkeling, and surfing/body boarding. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and facials. Noble House, one of 4 restaurants, serves Asian cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 beach bars, a free kid's club, and a poolside bar. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and comfortable beds.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Thai

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 210 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi (speed: 25+ Mbps) and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 beach bars
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Traveling with children

  • Children stay free
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach yoga
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Shopping
  • Fishing
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business center
  • 7 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (8396 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Water sports equipment

Facilities

  • 10 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2008
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour health club
  • 9 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Bicycle parking
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa tub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels
  • Pay movies

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Sofa bed
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Select Comfort mattress
  • Free crib/infant bed
  • Free rollaway/extra bed

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi (speed of 25+ Mbps) and free wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

The onsite spa has 7 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and thalassotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Noble House - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Segala - This beachfront restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open select days.
Senso - Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.
Veda - Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specializes in Indian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 115
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 58 (from 12 to 16 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 135
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 68 (from 12 to 16 years old)

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub
  • Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit on site.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

Also known as

Hotel InterContinental Mauritius
InterContinental Hotel Mauritius
InterContinental Mauritius
InterContinental Mauritius Hotel
Mauritius Hotel InterContinental
Mauritius InterContinental
Intercontinental Hotel Balaclava
InterContinental Resort Mauritius Balaclava
InterContinental Mauritius Resort Fort
InterContinental Mauritius Balaclava Fort
InterContinental Mauritius Fort
InterContinental Mauritius Fo
InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.2/10

Cleanliness

7.8/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Pearl in Balaclava
Absolutely wonderful would recommend it to everyone
7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Mauritius Gem
Absolutely amazing will be back
Marc LB, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We liked everything about the property. Very clean and well kept.
Ashok, 6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Paresh, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Hotel staff was really helpful but they did not clean the room every day. The beach was really beautiful.
7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Tracy, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

6/10 Good

Excellent service but not for swimming
The service and staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. The food was ok. But the hotel is a bit shabby with old used furniture. And Full of mice! The beach is full of rocks and not ideal for swimming
Daliah, 9-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Friendly. Plenty of Indian food. Chips available if you want. Pls request itv They will make for you
Bhavesh, 5-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

4/10 Fair

very tired, obvious lack of investment in up keep. grubby bathrooms, grub stains on curtains and bed linen. Food not great. Needs a top down shake up.
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

John Gordon, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review