The InterContinental Hotel is a 4 1/2 star flagship property of InterContinental Hotel Group, the world's largest hotel owner. The 21-story, 561,000-sq.-ft. project located on a 4-acre site in the heart of the prestigious Buckhead neighborhood. This hotel consists of 422 lavish guestrooms and a 450-space parking deck. The parking deck is a platform for a 25,000 -sq.-ft. garden courtyard. The garden extends off the lobby and ballrooms and provides an open-air space for functions.
The hotel offers the best of both worlds for business and pleasure, offering over 31,000-sq.-ft. of meeting space, a 12,000 -sq.-ft. ballroom and a 6,185 -sq.-ft. junior ballroom. These public areas feature illuminated domed ceilings finished with hand painted gold leaf wall coverings, faux marble, granite tops, custom chandeliers and leather accents. The meeting space is equipped with the latest amenities, including high-speed and wireless Internet access. Unique broken pattern Rojo Alicante marble floors are throughout the ground floor public spaces, elevators, elevator lobbies and 2nd floor.
In addition to three kitchens and a separate full-service kosher kitchen, the hotel also boasts a "colorful" gourmet French restaurant, Au Pied de Cochon, which is open twenty four hours. The décor includes hand crafted glass chandeliers from France and hand painted murals from Mexico. Diners can enjoy a variety of seafood platters including oysters, shrimp, clams, mussels and lobster, flown in daily from around the world.
The restaurant also includes a bar, named XO Bar, which features a 20-foot long pewter bar top from France. XO Bar is Buckhead's only cognac bar and has live entertainment nightly. Both the restaurant and the bar have an open air terrace, which offers wireless Internet access.
Guests can also enjoy a twenty-first floor Club Level Lounge. Those partaking the Club Levels (floors 19 - 22) will enjoy fantastic views of the city and features such as conference room, meeting space, kitchen and buffet area, and cherry hardwood floors. In addition to Club Level service, suites have upgraded finishes and furnishings including wood floors, extensive use of marble and granite, and fireplaces.
Other amenities enjoyed by hotel guests include a spa, fitness center and second level heated pool, all managed by Australian company, Jurlique. The spa offers massages, signature facials and other skin care treatments, as well as a selection of products.