Unlike the Hilton Habtoor, the IC Vendome is located right in the heart of Beirut at the Corniche coastal promenade.
Another night, another stay certificate. This time it was IHG. With the expiration date approaching on this last cert under the old rules, I looked for the best option in my immediate travel plans.
After two night at the Hotel Indigo, I switched to the InterContinental to burn my stay certificate. The hotel goes for $500 a night during peak season, a price that is only reasonable when quantifying the value of the redemption.
The IC Marseille is a beautiful hotel that sits on a perch overlooking the Vieux Port. It's like something from a movie. Indeed, it is featured in the TV series Marseille. The best part of the hotel is the view from the terrace, a view that was not available from my room.