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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 pool cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

5 out of 5

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
Balaclava, Coastal Road, Balaclava

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTurtle Bay1 min walk
  • Popular LocationMauritius Aquarium6 min drive
  • Popular LocationTurtle Bay Marine Park6 min drive
  • AirportMahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.)44 min drive

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About this area

Balaclava

Located in Balaclava, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel is next to a golf course and on a private beach. Mauritius Aquarium and L'Aventure du Sucre are local attractions and those in the mood for shopping can visit Central Market and Mont Choisy Le Mall. Travelling with kids? Consider Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden, or check out an event or a game at Champs de Mars Racecourse. Practise your golf swing with lessons and a golf course nearby, or enjoy other activities in the great outdoors, such as skydiving and mountain biking in the area. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Turtle Bay - 1 min walk
  • Mauritius Aquarium - 6 min drive
  • Turtle Bay Marine Park - 6 min drive
  • Trou aux Biches Beach - 9 min drive
  • L'Aventure du Sucre - 11 min drive

Restaurants

  • Noble House — 1 min walk
  • Segala — 1 min walk
  • Chateu Mon Desir - 7 min walk
  • La Faya - 5 min drive
  • Cabane Du Filao - 6 min drive

Getting around

  • Mahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.) - 44 min drive

About this property

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

5-star hotel with pools, private beach and full-service spa
Catch some rays on InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel's private sand beach or spend the day relaxing at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 5 restaurants. All 210 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and furnished balconies or patios. Free wired Internet and Select Comfort beds are standard, as are LCD TVs with satellite channels.
InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offers 210 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. This accommodation is furnished with sofa beds and desks. Select Comfort beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets. 42-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels and pay-per-view films.

Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower with a deep soaking bath and a rainfall showerhead. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include a private beach, an outdoor tennis court, a 24-hour health club and a spa tub.

Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility or hot tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

SPA InterContinental has 5 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.

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

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

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

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

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily: EUR 20 per person
  • 5 restaurants and 1 coffee shop
  • 2 bars/lounges, 1 beach bar, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness centre
  • 9 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bike rentals
  • Boat tours
  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Motor-boating
  • Motorised watercraft
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Parasailing
  • Playground
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Scooter/moped hire
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkelling
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Free supervised childcare/activities
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • Afrikaans
  • Chinese
  • Czech
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Indonesian
  • Thai

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (8396 square feet of space)
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Hot tub
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Select comfort bed
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Dressing gowns
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Films for purchase
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

Special check-in instructions

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 5 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding
Free rollaway/extra beds!
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 110.00
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 55.00 (from 12 to 16 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per adult: EUR 130.00
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) Gala Dinner per child: EUR 65.00 (from 12 to 16 years old)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Up to 2 children 5 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
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
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility or hot tub
Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is 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

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Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 76 out of 219 reviews
5 - Excellent 35%
Rating 4 - Good. 76 out of 219 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 40 out of 219 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 219 reviews
2 - Poor 9%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 8 out of 219 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

4.0/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Friendly. Plenty of Indian food. Chips available if you want. Pls request itv They will make for you
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

2/5 Poor

Business traveller
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, amenities, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
The stay was very nice.
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Short n sweet stay
Room and bed comfortable. Great choice of food for breakfast
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019