The InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut is a 5 star hotel located in Beirut, Lebanon. It is located near the Corniche or boardwalk and a few minutes from the downtown area, and the business/banking district and just a few kilometers from Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport).
The Phoenicia was built by the Lebanese businessman Najib Salha, who founded La Société des Grands Hotels du Liban. It was designed by theAmerican architect Edward Durell Stone, with Middle Eastern influences evident in its high ceilings, sweeping staircases and palatial pillars. The hotel opened in December 1961. It had 600 rooms and suites, shops, a few restaurants and a swimming pool with a bar. A second, taller tower was added to the hotel in the mid-1970s.Less...
P.O. Box 11-846