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BIENVENIDO A Beirut
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Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea with its majesty and grandeur, Phoenicia InterContinental stands proudly at the heart of Beirut, a few minutes from the city’s business and banking district, the major shopping areas and the vibrant downtown. Phoenicia InterContinental is a benchmark for ultimate comfort and luxury.
At the beginning of your tour, explore the narrow streets of Gemmayzeh and enjoy a copious breakfast at "Paul" . Get a feel of the late-ottoman French mandate background of Gemmayzeh then walk up the St. Nicolas steps into the Sursock historic mansion turned into a museum. End the tour in the trendy Monot Street, where you will discover the secret behind our Lebanese coffee. A great alternative would be to start your tour of Beirut in the heart of the city itself enjoying historic sites such as the legendary Roman baths. Downtown Beirut embraces the different cultures and religious beliefs that are abundant in Lebanon. This districts also contains the most famous designer shops and boutiques in the country. While touring in the city, you ought to include an academic visit to the American University of Beirut on Bliss street. Founded by a missionary, this beautifull campus overlooking the Mediterranean Sea has a medical center and is very well known for its student activism.
In the afternoon, take a road trip towards Byblos, the birth of the alphabet and the only continuously inhabited city in the world since 7000 years. A guide is always present to enlighten you about the historic sites such as the Crusader's castle and the Phoenician temples. Don' t forget to visit the old souk and the Wax museum. For lunch, you can delight in the most exquisite Sea food at one of the many restaurants along the Byblos coastline. On your way back to Beirut, you can drop by Jeita grotto and let the magic of the place sweep you off your feet. These marvelous caverns sculpted by water and time, have the longest stalactites in the world and are considered a wonder of nature in Lebanon.
In Beirut, you can find the most glamorous pubs and restaurants vibrant with people of all ages groups partying "à la Libanaise". Rue Gemmayzeh in Ashrafieh embraces a wide variety of night clubs suiting different tastes and moods. Another area to party in is the Hamra district where all the artistic cafés and clubs are lined up. Rue Bliss is also known for the best take away after-party meals and desserts.
- Po Box 11
- Beirut , 846
- Recepción +961-1-369100
Distancia 7 KM / 4.35 MI SOUTH al hotel
Servicio de taxi (sólo ida): $0.00 (USD)
Duración del viaje en taxi: 10 minutes
Tarifa de transporte desde la estación de tren: $0.00 (USD)
Tarifa de ferry (solamente de ida): $0.00 (USD)
7 KM from Rafic Hariri Airport to the north
- Main policies: Note the condition of the car and the items inside of it. Insurance is mandatory in case the car gets damaged by hotel personnel. Assistance is provided by personnel, in case any problems occur during guests stay.
- Servicio de estacionamiento disponible
- Puertas de acceso al aparcamiento controladas
- Zona de estacionamiento iluminada
The Phoenicia InterContinental is 20 minutes away from the airport by car. The hotel concierge can provide you with regular taxi transportation or with a private limosine, the transport fare to be advised upon reservation. In addition, the hotel offers a complimentary drop off shuttle as per schedule.