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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 cabanas, pool umbrellas

Overview of InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel

5-star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • On private beach
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Parking included
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
Map
Balaclava, Coastal Road, Balaclava

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationTurtle Bay1 min walk
  • Popular LocationTurtle Bay Marine Park6 min drive
  • Popular LocationMauritius Aquarium9 min drive
  • AirportMahebourg (MRU-Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl.)58 min drive

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About this area

Balaclava

Located in Balaclava, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel is next to a golf course and on a private beach. Shoppers can check out Port Louis Market, while everyone can enjoy the natural beauty of Turtle Bay and Trou aux Biches Beach. Traveling with kids? Don't miss Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden. Jet skiing and water tubing offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with ziplining and hiking/biking trails nearby. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Turtle Bay - 1 min walk
  • Turtle Bay Marine Park - 6 min drive
  • Mauritius Aquarium - 9 min drive
  • L'Aventure du Sucre - 11 min drive
  • Trou aux Biches Beach - 15 min drive

Getting around

  • Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Intl. Airport (MRU) - 57 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

5-star luxury hotel by the ocean, rejuvenated in 2022
Take advantage of 9 holes of golf, 2 beach bars, and a swim-up bar at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel. This hotel is a great place to bask in the sun with a private beach, beachfront dining, and free beach cabanas. Indulge in a Swedish massage, a body scrub, and a manicure/pedicure at the onsite spa. Be sure to enjoy a meal at any of the 4 onsite restaurants, which feature Asian cuisine and ocean views. The 24-hour health club offers yoga classes and aerobics classes; other things to do include volleyball, kayaking, and motor boating. In addition to a poolside bar and a terrace, guests can connect to free in-room WiFi, with speed of 25+ Mbps.
Additional perks include:
  • 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool, with free cabanas, sun loungers, and pool umbrellas
  • Free self parking
  • Buffet breakfast (surcharge), an outdoor tennis court, and an elevator
  • Wedding services, smoke-free premises, and coffee/tea in the lobby
  • Guest reviews say good things about the pool and helpful staff
Room features
All guestrooms at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offer thoughtful touches such as 24-hour room service and air conditioning, as well as amenities like free WiFi and safes.
More conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Free infant beds and free extra beds
  • Egyptian cotton sheets, Select Comfort beds, and sofa beds
  • Bathrooms with rainfall showers and deep soaking tubs
  • 42-inch LCD TVs with satellite channels
  • Furnished balconies or patios, coffee/tea makers, and ceiling fans

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 sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • In-room WiFi speed: 25+ Mbps
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

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

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 6:30 AM–10:00 AM: EUR 20 per person
  • 4 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 2 beach bars, 2 bars/lounges, 1 swim-up bar and 1 poolside bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in common area(s)

Restaurants on site

  • Noble House
  • Segala
  • Senso
  • Veda

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 9 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Aerobics classes
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach yoga
  • Bike parking
  • Boat tours
  • Children's pool
  • Fishing
  • Full-service spa
  • Kayaking
  • Motor boating
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Playground
  • Private picnics
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Scuba diving
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Surfing/body boarding
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga classes

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Babysitting (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Free children's club
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway/extra beds
  • Free supervised childcare
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Sofa bed

Conveniences

  • Ballroom
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service
  • Water sports equipment
  • Wedding services

Business services

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

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Garden
  • Outdoor entertainment area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Private beachfront location
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 7 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Ayurvedic treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage - Thai
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Thalassotherapy

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Braille signage
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchairs available on site

More

  • Beach towels
  • Couples dining
  • Renovated entire property - January 2022
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Free rollaway beds
  • Select Comfort bed
  • Sofa bed

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Pay movies
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

Outdoor space

  • Furnished balcony or patio

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

80% of travelers were happy with check-in
Check-in from 3:00 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in is available for a fee (amount varies)
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability
A late check-out fee will be charged

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.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children, up to the age of 5 years, can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Free rollaway/extra beds
Free cribs are available on request at the property

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • 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)

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 20 per person (approximately)
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club, fitness facility, or spa tub
Guests under 15 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is 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 have a pool?

Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.

How much does it cost to stay at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?

As of Oct 6, 2022, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel on Nov 1, 2022 start from $261.45, excluding 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.

Is InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel pet-friendly?

No, only service animals are welcome at the property.

How much is parking at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?

Self parking is free at this property.

What time is check-in at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?

Check-in is from 3:00 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). After-hours check-in is not available.

What time is check-out at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel?

Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).

Where is InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel located?

Located in Balaclava, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.1 mi (0.1 km) from Turtle Bay, and within 6 mi (10 km) of Trou aux Biches Beach and Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam Botanical Garden. Mauritius Postal Museum and Mont Choisy Beach are also within 9 mi (15 km).

Can I cancel my reservation for free at InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel and receive a full refund?

Yes, InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to InterContinental Mauritius Resort Balaclava Fort, an IHG Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 81 out of 228 reviews
5 - Excellent 36%
Rating 4 - Good. 78 out of 228 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 41 out of 228 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 19 out of 228 reviews
2 - Poor 8%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 228 reviews
1 - Terrible 4%

4.1/5

Cleanliness

3.9/5

Staff & service

4.1/5

Amenities

4.0/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.3/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Verified traveler
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pearl in Balaclava
Absolutely wonderful would recommend it to everyone
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Marc LB
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Mauritius Gem
Absolutely amazing will be back
Stayed 7 nights in Apr 2022

5/5 Excellent

Ashok
Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We liked everything about the property. Very clean and well kept.
Stayed 6 nights in Mar 2022

5/5 Excellent

Paresh
Stayed 4 nights in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Verified traveler
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel staff was really helpful but they did not clean the room every day. The beach was really beautiful.
Stayed 7 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Tracy
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

3/5 Okay

Daliah
Traveled with group
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Excellent service but not for swimming