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InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram resort marks the arrival of true luxury to ECR road

InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram resort marks the arrival of true luxury to ECR road. InterContinental excels in terms of service and stay. Supported by an excellent staff, the resort manages to stay true to the InterContinental brand.

Guest first is visible in everything they do with even small needs and wants attended very carefully. Guests can play in the beach with special huts erected on the go for prevention against direct sun light. However, the resort is not recommended during peak summer as it has very less trees in the campus. InterContinental is among the largest resorts in ECR by area with a serene private beach.

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InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram offers more value compared to Grande Bay and Radisson Temple Bay. The sea facing rooms are good in the second floor. Its stands out in design and doesn’t look like a beach resort from the outlook. The huge property has a large man-made water body in the centre which is kept very clean. There are two restaurants Tao of Peng and The Melting Pot. For continental food lovers longing for good Mexican, American, European and Thai food, The Melting Pot is the place in Chennai.

InterContinental Mahabalipuram resort Chennai (Best luxury resort in ECR ROAD)

Tao of Peng serves a limited Chinese menu for Dim sum lovers. The location of the property is almost midway between Chennai and Mahabalipuram making is easier for guests to visit places of interest in ECR. Crocodile Bank is the closest attraction. The restaurant looks very beautiful at night with its marvelous lighting covering every nook and corner of the main structure. Trees are decorated with focus LED lighting which adds to the beauty.

While adults have to settle down with restaurant, beach and bar, kids have lot of activities to engage themselves. Adults can however play tennis, workout in the fitness centre and enjoy a steam bath. Kids club in IHG is unique in many ways with a special engaging program called “Planet Trekkers” which is quite different from games. For families with just born and toddlers, baby sitting service is provided.

InterContinental Mahabalipuram resort Chennai Top view

In the evenings, guests can wind up in The Gatsby Lounge with cocktails and mock tails made by specialists with extensive experience. The bar serves famous brands of liquor both domestic and foreign made and imported. Besides the bar, drinks are sometimes served in select locations at the hotel management discretion. The large outdoor swimming pool in InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram Resort is the best in ECR only next to Radisson BLU Temple Bay and Grande Bay Resort.

IHG Mahabalipuram is an ideal location for conducting weddings, meeting and conferences. For events, the insider team helps with arrangements, food suggestions and even celebrity speakers. Compared to marriage halls, the wedding in IHG can be fascinating as well as grand. Guests will for sure enjoy the experience and bless the couple. Additionally, the honeymoon for the couple in InterContinental would be once in a lifetime experience with unparallel service and comfort.

InterContinental Mahabalipuram resort Chennai Front view

IHG has a Spa with professional masseuses and therapists. The spa Amrtam operated by Escenza provides various ayurvedic therapies and massage but can be very costly unless you are ultra rich. The seaside grill “Off the Hook” serves seafood cuisines made from fresh catch (BTW, there is nothing called “Fresh Catch” in seafood except crabs and farm fresh prawns).

Rooms, Tariff and cost of stay

IHG has over 105 rooms split into 6 categories like King Suite, Twin Room, Classic King, Classic Twin, Deluxe King and Deluxe Twin. Each category also has special room customized for the disabled (The resort is disabled friendly in many ways, an IHG standard practice).

The starting room rate is Rs. 10,000 ($150) excluding tax. Food is not complementary. So for a family of three with a kid under 6 years, it would cost around 15000 to 20000 for a single day stay on a weekend. Paid services Laundry are available but can cost quite a bit.

Overall, InterContinental Chennai Mahabalipuram resort offers an amazing experience which is only affordable for the super rich though the middle class can certainly choose for special occasions like honeymoon.

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