Intercontinental Phoenicia, Beirut

All 446 elegantly appointed rooms offer free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour room service is also available.

This large well-established city hotel is just a few minutes walk from the seaside corniche. Marble columns, sparkling chandeliers and fountains welcome guests in the reception area evoking the city’s grand past, and cosmopolitan present. All 446 elegantly appointed rooms offer free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour room service is available. For those looking to unwind, a relaxing day at SPA Phoenicia can include deep-tissue massages, body wraps, and body scrubs along with aromatherapy and Ayurvedic treatments. Mosaic restaurant has floor-to-ceiling windows with expansive views over the sea and St George Cathedral and dishes up international cuisine with a Lebanese flavour. Amethyste Lounge serves drinks along with breakfast and lunch. The hotel’s neoclassical pool boasts views over Zaitunay Bay and guests can enjoy the 24-hour fitness centre, saunas, Jacuzzi and steam room.