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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

5.0 star property
Upmarket beachfront hotel with spa, near Turtle Bay

7.8/10 Good

228 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Gym
  • Non-smoking
  • Air conditioning
The price is AU$575
Price available on 13/12/2022
Map
Balaclava, Coastal Road, Balaclava
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On a private beach
  • 4 restaurants and 2 beach bars
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Breakfast available
  • Free children's club
  • Free supervised childcare
  • 24-hour health club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)

Room options

About this area

What's nearby

  • On a private beach

Getting around

  • Mahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.) - 58 min drive

Restaurants

  • Chateu Mon Desir - 7 min walk
  • La Faya - 5 min drive
  • Cabane Du Filao - 6 min drive
  • Le Skipper - 7 min drive
  • La Cabane du Pêcheur - 8 min drive

About this property

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offers a private beach where you can enjoy free cabanas, beach umbrellas and beach massages, plus you'll have access to on-site scuba-diving, snorkelling and surfing/body boarding. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in deep-tissue massages, body wraps and facials. Noble House, one of 4 restaurants, serves Asian cuisine and is open for dinner. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 beach bars, a free kid's club and a poolside bar. Fellow travellers say good things about the pool and comfortable beds.

Languages

Chinese (Mandarin), English, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Thai

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

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.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 210 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM until midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age – 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
  • Guests booked in breakfast included rate plans receive breakfast for up to 2 adults who are sharing a guestroom. Breakfast fees apply for additional guests.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • Up to 2 children (5 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding
  • Babysitting*
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • Pets not allowed
  • Service animals welcome

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free Wi-Fi (speed: 25+ Mbps) and wired Internet access in rooms

Parking

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

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge) each morning 6:30 AM–10:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 bars/lounges
  • 2 beach bars
  • Poolside bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Coffee shop
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Private dining
  • Private picnics
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Travelling with children

  • Children stay for free (see details)
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Free supervised childcare/activities

What to do

  • On a private beach
  • Tennis
  • Beach yoga
  • Fitness classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Waterskiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Shopping
  • Fishing
  • Bike rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Safari nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Water tubing nearby
  • Scooter/moped hire nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Zip-lining nearby

Working away

  • 24-hour business centre
  • 7 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference centre (8396 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Beach sunloungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Water sports equipment

Facilities

  • 10 buildings/towers
  • Built in 2008
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
  • 24-hour health club
  • 9 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Bike parking
  • Full-service spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Sauna
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • Braille/raised signage
  • Lift
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible public bathroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Handrails in stairwells
  • Wheelchairs available on site
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages

  • Chinese (Mandarin)
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hindi
  • Italian
  • Thai

Room amenities

Be entertained

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

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Dressing gowns and slippers
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Blackout curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Sofa bed
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Selected Comfort mattress
  • Free cot/infant bed
  • Free rollaway/extra bed

What to enjoy

  • Furnished balcony/patio

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Separate bath and shower
  • Rainfall shower heads
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Complimentary wireless Internet access (speed of 25+ Mbps) and free wired Internet

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Free bottled water

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

The on-site spa has 7 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.

Dining

Noble House – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required.
Segala – This beachfront restaurant specialises in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Reservations are required. Open selected days.
Senso – Overlooking the ocean and pool, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open daily.
Veda – Overlooking the garden, this restaurant specialises in Indian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open selected days.

Fees & policies

Mandatory fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at check-in or check-out:
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per adult: EUR 115
  • Christmas Eve (24 December) gala dinner per child: EUR 58 (from 12 to 16 years old)
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per adult: EUR 135
  • New Year's Eve (31 December) gala dinner per child: EUR 68 (from 12 to 16 years old)

Optional extras

  • Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of EUR 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability)

Children & extra beds

  • Babysitting is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

  • 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
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property, and commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Guests can rest easy knowing that there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit on site.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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

Frequently asked questions

Does InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
Yes, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in, depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure that you check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
How much does it cost to stay at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
As of 6 Dec 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel on 13 Dec 2022 start from AU$575, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitiser, social distancing measures are in place and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
Is there a pool at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there are 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Are pets allowed at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
Is parking offered on site at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there's free self parking.
What are the check-in and check-out times at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
You can check in from 3:00 PM - midnight. There's a charge for early check-in (subject to availability). Check-out time is noon. Late check-out is available for a charge (subject to availability).
Is there an on-site casino at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
No, this hotel doesn't have a casino, but Ti Vegas Casino (12-min drive) and Senator Club Casino Grand Bay (12-min drive) are both nearby.
What is there to do at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel and nearby?
Have fun with on-site activities such as kayaking, sailing and waterskiing and improve your game at the on-site tennis courts. Additional recreation on-site includes aerobics , volleyball and yoga. Indulge in a treatment at the spa, soothe your senses in the hot tub or go for a swim in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel also has 2 beach bars, a private beach and a 24-hour health club, as well as a sauna, a picnic area and a garden.
Are there restaurants at or near InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?
Yes, there are 4 on-site restaurants, featuring beachfront dining, Asian cuisine and garden views. Nearby restaurants include Chateu Mon Desir (7-min walk), La Faya (2.5 mi) and Cabane Du Filao (3.3 mi).
Does InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel have rooms with private hot tubs?
Yes, each room has a deep-soaking bath.
Does InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel have any outdoor private spaces?
Yes, every room features a furnished balcony or patio.
What's the area around InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel like?
InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel is located a short 1-minute walk from Turtle Bay.

Overall score and ratings

7.8

Good

8.2/10

Cleanliness

7.8/10

Staff & service

8.2/10

Amenities

8.0/10

Property conditions & facilities

8.6/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Pearl in Balaclava
Absolutely wonderful would recommend it to everyone
7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Mauritius Gem
Absolutely amazing will be back
Marc LB, 7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

We liked everything about the property. Very clean and well kept.
Ashok, 6-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Paresh, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Hotel staff was really helpful but they did not clean the room every day. The beach was really beautiful.
7-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Tracy, 1-night trip
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6/10 Good

Excellent service but not for swimming
The service and staff were excellent, friendly and helpful. The food was ok. But the hotel is a bit shabby with old used furniture. And Full of mice! The beach is full of rocks and not ideal for swimming
Daliah, 9-night trip with friends
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10/10 Exceptional

Friendly. Plenty of Indian food. Chips available if you want. Pls request itv They will make for you
Bhavesh, 5-night trip
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4/10 Fair

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.
1-night business trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

John Gordon, 7-night trip
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