InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has announced the opening of the InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, France.
The hotel has been converted from the current Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa and is IHG’s fifth InterContinental Hotels & Resorts property in France.
InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand joins InterContinental Paris – Le Grand, InterContinental Paris – Avenue Marceau, InterContinental Marseille – Hotel Dieu, and InterContinental Carlton Cannes alongside more than 50 IHG hotels already open in France. InterContinental Lyon – Hotel Dieu signed earlier this is year is due to open in 2018.
The historic building was refurbished by French architect and designer, Jacques Garcia, preserving the property’s 18th century splendour. The hotel commands pride of place on Bordeaux’s main square, Place de la Comédie, among high-end boutiques and world-class restaurants. Bordeaux was classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007, has since been voted Best European Destination 2015.
The hotel features 130 rooms including 44 suites, and also offers a range of fitness and wellness facilities including an indoor pool and hammam, 10 treatment rooms and a Jacuzzi on the 360° rooftop beach.
Gordon Ramsay brings international flair to the fine dining restaurant, Le Pressoir d’Argent Gordon Ramsay. Executive Chef Gilad Peled prepares uniquely seasonal dishes from the terroir of Bordeaux, all expertly matched with exceptional, prominent wines from the region.
The hotel will operate under a management agreement with Financière Immobilière Bordelaise.