Excellence all the way


Guests staying at the Regency InterContinental Bahrain will be treated to an experience of excellence all the way, according to the hotel.

Also, they will be able to discover the Island of Golden Smiles, from the most central location in town, its adds.
‘‘The hotel is ideally located in the heart of the banking and business district of Manama with the souq just a three-minute walk,’’ explains a hotel spokesman. ‘‘Also, the hotel is a 10-minute drive from the Bahrain International Airport and the Bahrain International Exhibition Centre.’’
Detailing its facilities, he continues: ‘‘The hotel has 321 rooms and suites equipped with IDD telephone, mini bar, radio, 54 satellite channels and high-speed Internet connections, designed to meet the needs of today’s business and leisure traveller.
‘‘Two executive floors, The Summit, offer a combination of luxury, comfort and convenience with spacious rooms and suites, a lounge serving complimentary continental breakfast, and all-day refreshments with cocktail and canapes during the happy hour in the evening.
‘‘The Regency Plus guest rooms, situated on the top four floors boast rich, polished yellow stucco walls, marble floors and lavish carpet flooring. Luxury fabrics and soft furnishings create an especially warm and inviting atmosphere. The luxurious bathrooms have charcoal granite for the wash stands with beige and black marble flooring.
‘‘With a total of 800 sq m of flexible meeting and function space, Al Rifaa Ballroom in art deco splendour, offers spacious prefunction area to facilitate groups, a banquet area that can accommodate up to 600 persons and banquets for up to 400 persons. The hotel offers individual meeting rooms that can accommodate up to five concurrent sessions.’’
When it comes to fine dining, the hotel can satisfy the most demanding connoisseurs of French food, seafood, Lebanese cuisine and international buffets, through its five restaurants and lounges
‘‘Le Bistro is  an all-day dining room serving international cuisine, as well as specialty theme nights, Versailles is simply the finest French restaurant in the island, serving contemporary cuisine with a New World flair and live entertainment, the Clipper Room is a chic lounge serving an impressive selection of beverages and cigars with live entertainment, Al Berdaouni restaurant, Bahrain’s glamorous Arabic venue, offers authentic Lebanese dishes, and the Al Noor Lounge is a great meeting place for relaxation, featuring coffee roasts of exotic blends, fresh pastries and light cuisine,’’ the spokesman says.
Recreation and sports facilities  include a spacious sun deck with all-year temperature-controlled swimming pool, outdoor Jacuzzi and children’s pool with trickling waterfalls.
The Fitness Center offers the latest equipment with saunas and a steamroom, two floodlit tennis courts and an air-conditioned squash court.
Thai massage is also on offer with professional male and female staff.
Among other services and amenities are a concierge, 24-hour room service, turn down service, dedicated data port in rooms, two line telephones, high-speed and wireless Internet connections, in-room safe, beauty salon and retail stores, he adds.