$207 Avg/night
Rate based on Check-in: Mar 20, 2015 Check-out: Mar 23, 2015

InterContinental BOSTON

5 stars
View map of 510 Atlantic Avenue, Boston, MA 02210

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.4
out of 5
116 reviews
great hotel

centrally located near excellent restaurants really nice hotel for the $ highly suggested See full review

  • drbarry
  • Feb 10, 2015
Excellent hotel. Well worth the splurge!

I treated myself to a room at the Intercontinental after my company's holiday party and was very... See full review

  • Selkie
  • Jan 28, 2015
Enjoy the blend of Boston's rich historical background with its sleepless financial district, at the riverfront InterContinental Boston. The hotel offers a contemporary stay on the very site of the original Boston Tea Party, with blue glass defining the look and feel of the hotel, and chic restaurants like Sushi-Teq offering a unique mix of sushi and tequila tasting. There's a welcome shot of red in the decor at RumBa Bar, its private Champagne Bar resembling a Moulin Rouge-style boudoir. Work out in front of that endless skyline at the fitness room, or embark on your own adventure in the hotel's 2-acre herb gardens, possibly settling at the continental-style plaza with a glass of house red in hand.
Key facts
  • 424 guestrooms
  • 38 suites
  • Pool
  • 3 restaurants: Miel Brasserie Provencale, Sushi-Teq, Five-10 Waterfront
  • 2 bars/lounges: Vodkaba, RumBa
  • 3 ballrooms
  • 9 conference rooms
  • Gift shop
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Currency exchange
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Pets allowed (hotel policy and fees may apply)
  • Smoke-free property
Neighborhood
Located right in the midst of the city financial district, the hotel is also within reach of the historic sights of the brick-lined Freedom Trail, with a starting point at Boston Common, less than a mile's walk away. Down at the waterfront, visitors can also marvel at the living Amazon rainforest and pacific reef exhibits at the New England Aquarium. It's in this area that you'll also find some of the city's freshest seafood offerings, in places like Legal Sea Foods. For culture-heads, a trip across Fort Point Channel leads to the Institute of Contemporary Arts.
Hints and tips
For those who prefer more silence than sound while on holiday, the rooms facing the waterfront offer the quietest stay.

Don't miss the delicious hot canapes served during cocktail hour at the hotel's lively Club Lounge or, if you're after something a little more 'street,' Quincy Market is worth a visit both for the design of the old market buildings and the grazing opportunities with everything from hot bagels to frozen yogurt.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

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Amenities

  • High-speed internet
  • Indoor pool
  • Non Smoking
General
Non Smoking
Pet friendly
Executive level
Ice machine
Activities
Indoor pool
Live entertainment
Tennis
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Coffee maker in room
Lounge
Room service
Services
Business center
Maid service
Childcare Service
Concierge desk
ATM/Cash machine
In-Room Safe
Shops/Commercial services
Porters
FAX
Gift shop
Currency exchange
Overhead projector
White board
Cellular telephone rental
Internet
High-speed internet
Parking
Parking
Valet parking
Accessibility
Accessible facilities
Room
DVD player
TV
Phone with speaker
Desk with lamp
Mini bar
Free newspaper
Hairdryer in room
Turndown service
Cribs available
Temperature control
Ironing board

Nearby points of interest

  • Boston Children's Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 0.4 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 0.5 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 0.5 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 0.6 mi
  • Convention and Exhibition Center: 0.7 mi
  • The Paul Revere House: 0.7 mi
  • Boston Common: 0.7 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 0.7 mi
  • African Meeting House: 0.8 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 0.8 mi
  • Old North Church: 0.9 mi
  • TD Garden: 0.9 mi
  • TD Banknorth Garden: 1 mi
  • Boston Children's Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Site of the Boston Massacre: 0.4 mi
  • Boston National Historical Park: 0.5 mi
  • Faneuil Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Boston Chinatown: 0.5 mi
  • New England Holocaust Memorial: 0.6 mi
  • Convention and Exhibition Center: 0.7 mi
  • The Paul Revere House: 0.7 mi
  • Boston Common: 0.7 mi
  • Beacon Hill: 0.7 mi
  • African Meeting House: 0.8 mi
  • Louisburg Square: 0.8 mi
  • Old North Church: 0.9 mi
  • TD Garden: 0.9 mi
  • TD Banknorth Garden: 1 mi
  • Copley Square: 1 mi
  • Cruiseport Boston: 1.2 mi
  • Trinity Church: 1.2 mi
  • Boston Public Library: 1.3 mi
  • USS Constitution Museum: 1.4 mi
  • Charlestown Navy Yard: 1.5 mi
  • Skywalk Observatory: 1.6 mi
  • Bunker Hill Monument: 1.6 mi
  • Matthews Arena: 1.8 mi
  • Symphony Hall: 1.9 mi
  • Berklee College of Music: 1.9 mi
  • Fenway Park: 2.3 mi
  • Museum of Fine Arts: 2.3 mi
  • Castle Island: 2.4 mi
  • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum: 2.8 mi
  • Agganis Arena: 3.3 mi
  • Arnold Arboretum: 5.3 mi

Dining

Neptune Oyster
A mecca for oyster lovers, this fabulous North End seafood spot is what you always dreamed of. From the warm, butter smothered lobster rolls to rib eyes, there is a dish for everyone at this intimate restaurant staffed with professionals catering to a jov
Parish Cafe and Bar
Famous chefs from around Boston have each created a sandwich for this casual and fun restaurant and bar, located steps from the Public Garden. In the warmer months, the patio is a beautiful spot for lunch and dinner.
Trade Boston
Located one block from the hotel, Trade is a casual neighborhood restaurant from celebrated chef Jody Adams. Trade's small plates, flatbreads, main courses, sides and desserts feature local ingredients and big flavours.
Blue Dragon
Located in the heart of Fort Point Channel,Blue Dragon is a comfortable, neighborhood place to simply hang out, have a drink and enjoy some incredible food. The tapas style menu adds Ming's east west twist to many pub favourites. The bar is well stocked w
RumBa Rum and Champagne Bar
RumBa pays tribute to the legends and lore of the historic rum trade period in a sophisticated rum-themed cocktail bar serving an international collection of distilled rums and deliciously bold appetizers. Our private Champagne Lounge, discreetly hidden b
Sushi-Teq
East meets west at Sushi-Teq, our lively and chic sushi bar. Sushi-Teq takes cultural fusion up a notch by combining innovative and traditional sushi and sashimi with vintage tequilas, margaritas and specialty cocktails. Our renowned sushi chefs use only
Miel "Brasserie Provençale"
Unique among Boston dining spots, Miel "Brasserie Provençale" is Boston's first Provence themed brasserie. Celebrating the organic wonders and intoxicating flavours of France's fascinating Côte d'Azur region, our fine dining restaurant focuses on herbs, l

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
03:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (116)

Ratings and reviews for InterContinental BOSTON

Overall score

4.4 / 5
5.01.0
116 out of 116
Amenities:
4.4
Cleanliness:
4.8
Hotel staff:
4.5
Comfort:
4.7
Location:
4.6
Value:
4

90% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Nola, traveling queen
Business
San Francisco, CA
Oct 6, 2009

We loved the hotel, great location

This is one of the nicest hotels we have stayed at, my family and I, have traveled to many different countries and stayed at very nice hotels, but by far this is one of the nicest! The service, location, the rooms are nice and big the bathrooms are great, everything was wonderful. We ejoyed our stay and hope to come back another time

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

There is may great restaurants around the area within walking distance, Quincy Market is very near by, and you can find a wide variety of different types of food.

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
New York, NY
Sep 21, 2009

Excellent!

Really good, friendly staff, great service, lovely rooms and great restaurant buffet (Miel).

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
praveen520
Business
Boston, MA
Sep 21, 2009

Great Stay Overall

The experience was wonderful. Room service was prompt and the food was excellent. The spa and gym on the 2nd floor is very nice too albeit pricey. Many high-class restaurants and bars on first floor. Didn't like the fact that there was no late check out option that was complimentary. 50 dollars extra for 2 hrs more.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Charlotte, NC
Sep 20, 2009

Luxurious hotel, bland location

We stayed here while visiting colleges in the area. We weren't familiar with Boston and didn't have much time to spend exploring. There were no obvious places to eat that we could find within walking distance. We thought that the hotel was more centrally located. We had the option of paying more for a water front room but did not take it as we were only spending one night. We didn't realize that the Boston Fire Dept. was directly across the street. That being said, it was a beautiful hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
1
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
BostonVisitor
Business
Los Angeles
Sep 13, 2009

Hotel Review

We were promised a room with a king bed but after spending all day walking in the city we were told that the room would not be available until the next day. When we discussed this with the manager, a room miraculously appeared. Not very happy with the checkin staff.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Jacksonville, FL
Sep 7, 2009

Weekend Getaway

Easy check in and check out. Staff was friendly and cordial. Very knowledgeable about restaurants, tourist sites and general facts about getting around town.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Helpful in selecting restaurants according to tastes and preferences.

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Anypasture, TX
Aug 30, 2009

Poor management

For this 1st class name hotel, look like people that work there were hired from the street..we keep having problems with the room and bills that charged to us which were not from us..also they kept put wrong name in our room. We hope they did not try to add any charge from s.o. else to our credit card after checkout. Another things are with the room price we paid, there is no amenities like coffee maker in the room..no free internet..everything you needs will have to pay extra with high price like internet $6 for 15 min. use...parking $39 for each time we park...morning coffee..needs to go downstairs to purchase...etc.. Also the hotel is across from the fire station so expect to hear the siren everyday..even in high floor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Make sure don't rent a car..couple of blocks from subway/train south station.

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
The Weekenders
Business
Winston-Salem, NC
Aug 17, 2009

Weekend Away

Great location within walking distance from most all points of interest.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Punta Gorda FL 33950
Jul 30, 2009

InterContinental Boston

Overall experience made stay very enjoyable. All areas of hotel provided services without the need to request more to make stay a pleasurable get-a way.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of InterContinental BOSTON

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Bradshaw
Business
Jacksonville, FL
Jul 28, 2009

Beautiful hotel on water

Close to T lines and can walk to Fanuiel Hall and other tourist spots including Aquarium. Beautiful lobby and very nice rooms with 2 FULL (not queen) beds. Have to ask for ask for coffee maker and 4 towels. Everything else was great in room. Nicee bar with great area outside. Sixteen year old son could not use workout room which was disappointing. Fire house across the street and was loud at times. Fire alarm went off at hotel about midnight one night. Barking Crab and Legal Seafood are in walking distance and very good. Many good places to eat in North End and GREAT pastry shops. Again, in walking distance. Took the duck tour and it was the worst one I have been on. this was my 3rd. Tagged on one of the walking tours and it was great. Went on whale watching tour and saw several whales. It was good. Climbing to the top of the Bunker Hill is worth the view. Great city with alot to do. ENJOY! Still a great trip and place to stay!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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