InterContinental Hotels Group announced the completion of a US $22.25 million renovation of the iconic, Morris Lapidus-designed InterContinental San Juan in Puerto Rico, one of the Caribbean's most recognized properties.
The hotel's improvements will provide an outstanding experience and setting for both business and leisure travelers. While guest rooms reflect a harmonious combination of different tones of beige and blue symbolizing sand and sea, the decorative accents and wood details evoke the emblematic colors and architectural characteristics of Old San Juan. The public space areas provide a warm and modern ambience for business meetings and leisure, and all meeting rooms were refreshed with a look and feel consistent with the rest of the resort featuring the newest digital signage with sleek design and sophistication.
"Few properties in the region offer the combination of an oceanfront location coupled with the business amenities featured at the InterContinental San Juan," said Alvaro Diago, COO, Latin America and Caribbean, IHG. "There is no doubt that this one-of-a-kind property will continue to define hospitality on the island of Puerto Rico and remain a key asset in the InterContinental Hotels & Resorts portfolio."
The AAA Four-Diamond InterContinental San Juan hotel's renovation included upgrades to its elegantly-appointed guest rooms and suites, lobby, meeting rooms and the property's common areas, bringing a fresh, new look to the hotel. The property is located on two miles of pristine white sand beach on Puerto Rico’s northern coast of Isla Verde, just minutes from Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport.
Featuring 398 luxurious guest rooms with breathtaking ocean or city views, the resort offers a variety of fine dining options to choose from and a myriad of beachfront recreational activities and amenities, along with a lagoon-shaped, cascade swimming pool, a beachfront full-service spa and fitness center, and an 8,500 square foot casino. The property also features 12 meeting rooms consisting of 18,000 square feet with a capacity for up to 600 guests.