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InterContinental Bucharest

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This month a was with my wife for a 3 days city break in Bucharest. We accomodate at Intercontinental hotel situated in center of the town. We accomodate fast and the belboy helped us with luggage. We reserved the room with street view. The services was excelents and the staff was very amiable with us. The breakfast include a lot of food and i can say that the hotel is realy a 5 star hotel and was a good choice for us.

My wife and I have just spent 4 nights here and cannot praise it enough. A beautifully run hotel with highly professional staff throughout. We couldn't have been better looked after. Very comfortable and quiet room and the hotel is well located too.

I was staying at the hotel for two nights before flying home. It's clearly a Bucharest institution and journalists watched the 1989 revolution unfold from its balconies. It has the usual trappings of a five star hotel-porters, concierge etc. Firstly, the room. See photo, it certainly looked imposing, with its walnut furnishings and helpful tea and coffee facilities as well as one of those ridiculous Nespresso things (some instructions on how to operate it would be nice. I had to go on the web to find out!). The bed had a major flaw in my view. There is a narrow strip of wood that juts out as part of the bed head so when I sat up in bed to read the back of my neck was against this forcing my head down a little! Also, the pillows were long thin things which had no substance at all. There is however a pillow menu. The bathroom wasn't really five star at all. There is a shower which is just over the bath. The single control operates on two levels-you turn it left/right to make it hotter or colder and pull or push for intensity. This is harder than it seems and getting the right heat and intensity was a little tricky. Personally, I think a five star hotel should have a walk in shower (then again, I wasn't really paying five a star price for the room). The toilet blocked once which necessitated much remedial action on my part (I'll pass over that). Staff were friendly though. I had an indifferent gin and tonic in the lobby bar but didn't eat in the hotel. The real boon of this hotel are it's balconies which afford great views across Bucharest (see photo) Also, finding it is never a problem-just look up!

I had a bright, quiet room on the 10th floor with a nice view of Bucharest. Though dated, the room was very cozy and comfortable. Like all Intercontinental Hotels in Europe the maximum heating temperature was too low for my liking. The hotel immediately gave me a Dyson heater which was excellent. I needed a car with driver and this was immediately arranged by the concierge office who were very helpful. I don't like to eat a large breakfast and was able to get a small breakfast at the bar. The food at the hotel was excellent and all the staff were very friendly and helpful. Like at the airport, one can order a taxi on a machine in the lobby. I never had to wait long. The hotel is very close to the lively old town with all the nice restaurants. I used the pool which was large enough to swim in. I would have preferred it to be a tad warmer but it was bearable.

Stayed one night on business. Hotel was as usual efficient clean and professional. The staff were very helpful and polite. The room was clean and had all the amenities required for someone on a business trip.

I’ve been in this hotel for a one-day conference. At one time, I was reading a book on a coach on the first-floor lobby. Two staff came up from a room, speaking loudly to each other. They saw me but did not moderate their voice. One of them walked by me, looked at me and did not salute me. I’ve been in lower hotels around Europe but the staff always saluted the guests. Dear Manager, please educate your staff.

This hotel is well located, at walking distance from restaurants and city centre. Rooms are bit outdated (furniture) but still nice and full of comfort, and showing a high standard. I was allocated a nice room on the club floor. Service is excellent. In the bar or room service, staff is very friendly and well trained. Excellent breakfast! Definitely return to this beautiful hotel!

Can somebody help please. I'm visiting Bucharest in may and I don't know people take euros or Romanian lue. Also on using there banks to withdraw cash as in if it's a better rate than in England. Can someone help please

Part of the IHG hotels alliance, this hotel is everything one can expect from a quality 5 star hotel. Room was large, beds comfortable, and the balcony offered nice views. NOTE: the mini-bar was refilled daily, all inclusive in the room price. Spa was terrific!

i just come back from Romania and I wont to share with you about this hotel from the moment that I got I felt as important person the reception ask me for my needs and try to do the best for me the mangers catalin and marius really emphasizing my request the room and the bed very comfortable and clean excellent breakfast I highly recommend this hotel and sure I come back to it

4 Nicolae Balcescu Blvd Bucharest

Located in Sector 1, InterContinental Bucharest is adjacent to University Square and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Romanian Athenaeum. This 257-room, 5-star hotel has 2 restaurants, a casino, and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Bucharest, the hotel is also a short walk from National Museum of Romanian History and National Museum of Art of Romania.


Enjoy dining at the hotel's 2 onsite restaurants: Corso Brasserie specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, and dinner; Modigliani offers relaxing garden views. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service, or entertain your taste buds with a beverage at the bar/lounge or coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 6 AM to 10:30 AM.


All of InterContinental Bucharest's 257 rooms are soundproofed and have an array of amenities, including washers/dryers, balconies, and minibars. TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Pillowtop beds sport pillow menus and down comforters, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Other amenities include coffee makers, free newspapers, and safes.

Property features

At InterContinental Bucharest, guests enjoy a casino, an indoor pool, and a health club. For transportation, you can make use of an airport shuttle (available on request) for RON 150 per vehicle one way, as well as limo/town car service. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this luxury hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 10 meeting rooms.

Room options

Deluxe Room

Twin 1 | Sleeps 2

Club Room, 1 King Bed (Intercontinental)

King 1 | Sleeps 2

Superior Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 3

Suite, 1 King Bed

King 1 | Sleeps 4

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

86% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 1213 reviews