Intercontinental Hotel - Boston  4 stars

510 Atlantic Avenue Boston, Massachusetts 02210, Boston, United States, 02210  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

Sitting chic in the Waterfront District, this hotel is perfect for those who want trendy hip rooms with all the gadgets they could wish for, a happening bar scene with the RumBa lounge which features a collection of rums from all around the world, and a staff who is devoted to serving your every need.

Verified Reviews:

  • Attractive property - Beds were comfortable - Pillows were way to small
  • No on-site self-parking - Very nice hardware - Nice rooms
  • Brand new hotel - Very nice finishes - Poor reception
  • Conveniently located - Water side views - Property is luxurious
  • Clean rooms - Near north end - For business traveller

Overview

The historical 4-star Intercontinental is located in Waterfront district a few meters from exhibition centers and banks. The hotel opened in 2006, offering accommodation in 12 storey building designed in French architecture.

Many Boston sights, including Lyric Stage Company of Boston, Arlington Street Church and Museum of Science are 20 minutes away from the hotel. The property is located near Boston Harbor Islands National Park, New England Aquarium and New England Holocaust Memorial, in the heart of a market area.

Close to markets, shops and brasseries, this hotel also offers a library, a lap pool and an indoor swimming pool on site.

Set within a 5-minute walk from South underground station. Due to the hotel's excellent location, it will only take you a 5-minute drive to get to Logan International airport.

Rooms

All elegant rooms are equipped with a personal computer, a laptop-size safe, a mini-refrigerator, a fireplace and Wi-Fi and feature a stunning view over the lake. Guests can make use of marble bathrooms with slippers, bathrobes and a rain shower available in all guestrooms.

Eat

A deluxe breakfast is offered in the light dining room. The lobby restaurant provides fresh meals. The Sushi bar features live DJ music, free Wi-Fi and a terrace and offers champagnes.

A full breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Work

Guests will appreciate currency exchange, a cloakroom and a tour desk as well as find a photocopier, conference facilities and a business center useful for work.

Relax

Spa facilities at Intercontinental include a sauna, steam baths and shiatsu massage. The fitness center features fitness classes and a gym.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Private hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is USD 44 per day.

The hotel staff speaks English, Deutch, French, Spanish, Italiano, Dutch, Portuguese, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Korean, Croatian.

Number of floors   12.  Number of rooms   424.

City Center Boston - 2700 ft
Airports Logan International (BOS) - 2.5 mi, Worcester Regional Airport (ORH) - 42.5 mi
Train Stations Boston North Station - 5000 ft, Framingham, MA Station - 19.4 mi
Underground stations South Station - 1400 ft, Aquarium Station - 2300 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Barking Crab (cuisine: American, Seafood) - 1200 ft, Trade (cuisine: American) - 300 ft
Parks Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park - 1100 ft, Boston Harbor Islands National Park - 2200 ft
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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Car rental
  • Currency exchange
  • Pets allowed
  • Elevator
  • ATM/cash machine
  • Multilingual staff
  • Concierge desk
  • Shoe shine stand
  • Storage space
  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
  • Tour desk
Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/commercial Services
  • Limousine service
  • Valet parking
  • Laundry
  • Shuttle service
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Cocktail lounge
  • In-room breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
  • Fax/photocopying
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Meeting room
  • Conference facilities
Children's facilities
  • Child care
Facilities for people with disabilities
  • Rooms/facilities for people with disabilities
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness center
  • Exercise gym
  • Steam bath
  • Shiatsu massage
Room view
  • Sea view
  • City view
  • Water view
Room facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour Room Service
  • Heating
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Mini bar
  • Turndown service
  • Terrace
  • Dressing area
Living Area
  • Sitting area
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Grab bars in bathroom
Kitchen facilities
  • Ice machine
Bedroom
  • Rollaway beds
Media
  • Cable TV
  • In-room computer
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Internet access

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Pets

Pets are allowed on request.

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JUNIOR SUITE
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Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 400 sq. feet

This room features up to 600 sqft, with standard amenities plus large seating area with non-sleeper sofas.

1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
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Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE Deluxe King Room with City View
Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE Deluxe King Room with City View
Bed type: Double Bed
Size: 400 sq. feet

This room features views of Boston. 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk.

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    JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW
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    Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW
    Intercontinental JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet
    View: Water view

    This room features up to 600 sqft, with standard amenities plus large seating area with non-sleeper sofas. This suite is with waterfront view.

    EXECUTIVE SUITE
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    Intercontinental EXECUTIVE SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental EXECUTIVE SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental EXECUTIVE SUITE JUNIOR SUITE WATERFRONT VIEW
    Intercontinental EXECUTIVE SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet

    This suite features up to 800 sqft, with standard amenities plus separated by door large living area with sofa sleeper, waterfront view in the living room.

    1 KING BED DELUXE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
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    Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental 1 KING BED DELUXE WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet

    This room features views of Boston. 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. The room is wheelchair accessible.

    SUPERIOR SUITE
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    Intercontinental SUPERIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental SUPERIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Intercontinental SUPERIOR SUITE EXECUTIVE SUITE
    Intercontinental SUPERIOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet

    This suite features up to 1200 sqft, with standard amenities plus separated by door large living room with dining area for four, luxurious bathroom.

    2 DOUBLE BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
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    Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BED DELUXE CITYSIDE 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
    Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BED DELUXE CITYSIDE 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
    Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BED DELUXE CITYSIDE Deluxe King Room with City View
    Bed type: Double Bed
    Size: 400 sq. feet

    This room features views of Boston. 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk.

    Room facilities
      AMBASSADOR SUITE
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      Intercontinental AMBASSADOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
      Intercontinental AMBASSADOR SUITE Deluxe King Room with City View
      Intercontinental AMBASSADOR SUITE
      Intercontinental AMBASSADOR SUITE
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet

      This suite features 2200 sqft, with standard amenities plus separated by door large living room with dining area for six, kitchenette, luxurious bathroom with double vanity.

      2 DOUBLE BEDS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE
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      Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
      Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE 1 KING BED DELUXE CITYSIDE
      Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE Deluxe King Room with City View
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet

      This room features views of Boston. 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. The room is wheelchair accessible.

      DELUXE ROOM
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      Intercontinental DELUXE ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
      Intercontinental DELUXE ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
      Intercontinental DELUXE ROOM
      Intercontinental DELUXE ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
      Intercontinental DELUXE ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
      Bed type: Double Bed
      Size: 400 sq. feet

      You will be assigned the best available room upon your arrival.

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        PENTHOUSE SOUTH
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        Intercontinental PENTHOUSE SOUTH

        2600 sqft corner room with shining waterfront view, floor to ceiling windows, office area, half bath, pantry.

        PENTHOUSE NORTH
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        Intercontinental PENTHOUSE NORTH PENTHOUSE SOUTH

        3100 sqft, all deluxe features plus waterfront and city views, XL marble bath with rainfall shower, double sink. Fireplace, corner master bedroom, pantry, study, living and dining area.

        PRESIDENTIAL SUITE
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        Intercontinental PRESIDENTIAL SUITE PENTHOUSE SOUTH

        3300 sqft, overlooking waterfront, with all dluxe amenities plus library, study, living, dining area for 6, two bedrooms with King size four poster bed in each, fireplace, large closets, baby grande piano, XL master bath with rainfall shower, half bath, kitchenette.

        1 KING CLUB
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        Intercontinental 1 KING CLUB  Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING CLUB  Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING CLUB  Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING CLUB  Deluxe King Room with City View
        Bed type: Double Bed
        Size: 400 sq. feet

        This room features 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. The room with additional deluxe touches and the Hotel Club exclusive access.

        1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW
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        Intercontinental 1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
        Intercontinental 1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW Deluxe King Room with City View
        Bed type: Double Bed
        Size: 400 sq. feet
        View: Water view

        This room features up to 480 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. This room is with big windows and waterfront view.

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          2 BED CLUB IC 2 PERSON
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          Intercontinental 2 BED CLUB IC 2 PERSON 1 KING CLUB
          Intercontinental 2 BED CLUB IC 2 PERSON 1 KING CLUB
          Intercontinental 2 BED CLUB IC 2 PERSON Deluxe King Room with City View
          Bed type: Double Bed
          Size: 400 sq. feet

          This room features 400 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. The room with additional deluxe touches and the Hotel Club exclusive access.

          2 DOUBLE BEDS WATERFRONT VIEW
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          Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WATERFRONT VIEW Double Room with Two Double Beds - Waterfront View
          Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WATERFRONT VIEW Double Room with Two Double Beds - Waterfront View
          Intercontinental 2 DOUBLE BEDS WATERFRONT VIEW Double Room with Two Double Beds - Waterfront View
          Bed type: Double Bed
          Size: 400 sq. feet
          View: Water view

          This room features up to 480 sqft, with 4 fixture marble bath, glass shower and soaking tub, individual climate control, executive desk. This room is with big windows and waterfront view.

          Room facilities
            SUPERIOR ROOM
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            Intercontinental SUPERIOR ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
            Intercontinental SUPERIOR ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
            Intercontinental SUPERIOR ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
            Intercontinental SUPERIOR ROOM 1 KING BED WATERFRONT VIEW
            Intercontinental SUPERIOR ROOM Deluxe King Room with City View
            Bed type: Double Bed
            Size: 400 sq. feet

            You will be assigned the best available waterfront room upon your arrival.

            Room facilities

              Intercontinental LocationWhat's nearby

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              What's nearby

              Tourist attractions
              Places of interest
              Shopping areas
              Amusement
              • Dream Machine Inc
                2000 ft
              Historical sites
              Museums
              • Computer Museum
                700 ft
              • 700 ft
              • Boston Tea Party Ship and Museum
                700 ft
              • New England Aquarium
                700 ft
              • Children's Museum
                700 ft
              • Mc Donald's Children's Museum
                1000 ft
              • Four Points Artists Open Studios
                1400 ft
              • Art Friends Foundation Inc
                1400 ft
              • DO While Studio
                1700 ft
              • Fort Point Arts Community Inc
                1700 ft
              • Old State House Bostonian Soc
                1700 ft
              • Dreams of Freedom Museum
                1700 ft
              • Revolving Museum
                2000 ft
              • Old South Meeting House
                2000 ft
              Parks
              • Boston National Historic Park
                2000 ft
              Universities, Institutes
              • New England College of Finance
                1700 ft
              Business areas
              • Financial District
                2000 ft
              Military facilities
              • US Coast Guard
                400 ft
              Underground stations

              Local Attractions

              • Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum
                1.0 mi
                Congress Street Bridge, Boston
              • Gibson House Museum
                1.0 mi
                Beacon Street, Boston
              • Peddock's Island
                1.0 mi
                Boston Harbor, Boston
              • The SOWA Artists Guild
                1.0 mi
                450 Harrison Ave, Boston
              • Charles River Esplanade
                1.1 mi
                Storrow Drive, Boston

              Near the hotel

              • Waterfront
                1100 ft
                Congress Street, Boston
              • Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park
                1100 ft
                Atlantic Ave, Boston
              • New England Aquarium
                2000 ft
                Central Wharf, Boston
              • Fan Pier
                1700 ft
                22 Liberty St., Boston
              • Boston Common
                2600 ft
                Tremont, Beacon, Charles, Park & Boylston Streets, Boston
              • Boston Harbor Islands National Park
                2200 ft
                Boston, MA
              • Old State House
                2300 ft
                206 Washington Street, Boston

              Restaurants Nearby

              • Barking Crab

                63% likes this, based on 760 reviews
                Cuisine: American, Seafood
                Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

                1200 ft
                88 Sleeper St

                Phone: (617) 426-2722

              • Trade

                64% likes this, based on 143 reviews
                Cuisine: American

                300 ft
                540 Atlantic Avenue

                Phone: (617) 451-1234

              • Miel Brasserie Provencale

                65% likes this, based on 107 reviews
                Cuisine: French, Brasserie
                Price Range: USD 30 - USD 30

                400 ft
                510 Atlantic Avenue

                Phone: 617-747-1000

              • SUSHI-TEQ

                70% likes this, based on 51 reviews
                Cuisine: Sushi

                300 ft
                510 Atlantic Avenue
              • Siam Bistro Thai Cuisine

                85% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                Cuisine: Thai, Bistro

                300 ft
                151 Pearl St

              Intercontinental Reviews

              Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Intercontinental

              Average guest rating

              8.0
              out of 10
              Excellent
              Based on 39 reviews

              Rating by category:

              Value
              8.6
              Location
              8.3
              Rooms
              8.1
              Service
              6.2
              Dining
              6.8

              Individual guest reviews

              • Single

                The best part was necessarily the SPA, gym and swimming pool which can make a major diffrence in any hotel stay.

                The staff manning the cafe and restaurants clealry requires more experinence and effectiveness.

                • Average rating
                  7.4
              • Single

                Very nicely appointed room; good location; good bar and restaurant

                Given the price, internet should be free.

                • Average rating
                  8.8
              • Couple

                The location of the hotel

                The cost for the size of the room and the set up and no city view like stated when the reservation was made

                • Average rating
                  5.8
              • Older travelers

                Good upmarket hotel at reasonable price with helpful & friendly staff

                • Average rating
                  9.6
              • Single

                Bed was good, nice room size, windows on two sides

                Pillows were too small and squishy

                • Average rating
                  8.2
              • Single

                Fancy, nice rooms.

                Price, computers did not work, took an hour to check in, tv did not work, would not extend my check out time by an hour...very pricey for what you get.

                • Average rating
                  6.2
              • Couple

                The room was really spacious, and very well presented with excellent facilities and in a good location.

                They did not provide us with flannels

                • Average rating
                  9.2
              • Family with children

                Location and staff

                Too big in terms of the size of the hotel

                • Average rating
                  9.2
              • Older travelers

                bed was very comfortable. staff was friendly

                that i paid for room with harbor view, and could see only a tiny amount of harbor when facing out the window.

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Family with children

                We had breakfast at the hotel restaurant. The food was not well prepared and what should have been served warm was cold. Would not dine there again.

                • Average rating
                  8.0
              • Single

                The location was phenomenal and also the luxury of an Intercontinental hotel was superb. My room was very comfortable and I loved the bathroom... I wanted to stay another night just to enjoy the tub.. Only got to use the shower...

                The hot water in the shower took a while to come on..finally it did.. The bell hop needs to tell people what goes on in the room, heat, airconditioning..television....where the ice machine is.. The Williard in DC does this and I've experienced it in other Intercontinentals. They even get your first ice bucket for you...and they ask what newspaper you want in the morning.. i did not even know I got one until I was checking out.. Also you need a restaurant with normal food. Too many gourmet places on the premises. No place to get a normal breakfast except for room service. If there was I couldn't find it..

                • Average rating
                  9.4
              • Single

                Nice room decor, view, and work space.

                service downstairs in the bar and restaurant was slow and unattentive.

                • Average rating
                  7.8
              • Couple

                We had a good stay at the InterContinental in Boston. We stayed for one night on the final night of our Honeymoon. I really liked the hotel and it is to a high standard, the room was great.

                My only gripe was the fact that the staff didnt seem that interested in you, we had to queue for 30 minutes at check in and when we got to the desk there was no friendly smile or appology for the delay just take the name, sign here and off you go. I felt I got the same rushed unpersonal touch from the concerige desk. Would it put me off going back, no but it was a bit of a let down given the type of hotel and the cost of the room. Also it didnt really effect us but I was shocked that they charge $14.50 for wifi per day, and if you want to use the PCs in the "business centre" its $6 per 30 minutes for the internet and $1.50 per page printing. They do however give you free access and there is no printing charges for printing boarding passes which is all we needed it for, however if I was there on business I would be a little put of by those charges, given the fact we stayed in other hotels in New York, Boston, Maine and Cape Cod on during our stay and they all offer free wifi (which seems standard these days).

                • Average rating
                  8.2
              • Family with children

                Overall a very nice experience... Thank you

                Valet parking and bellman were not readily available.

                • Average rating
                  9.2
              • Single

                Well located by South Station. All the staff were very helpful. I had a late departing flight for Europe and as able to stay a bit longer in my room, and then in their lobby to work. They provided me free Internet access so that I could work. Very comfortable bed.

                Some of the room furniture was a bit dated.

                • Average rating
                  8.8
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