InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) announced on 23 July, 2015, the signing of InterContinental Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel, France. The hotel will operate under a management agreement with Financière Immobilière Bordelaise.
Opening later this year, the hotel will be IHG’s sixth InterContinental Hotels & Resorts property in France.
The hotel is a historic property dating back to 1776, and occupies a prime location on Place de la Comédie, Bordeaux’s central square. Featuring 130 rooms, it will be converted from the current Grand Hôtel de Bordeaux & Spa over the coming months.
The hotel’s food and beverage offering will be overseen by the Gordon Ramsay Group as it makes its first foray into Bordeaux and will include the fine dining restaurant, Le Pressoir D’Argent.
Philippe Bijaoui, Vice President of Development, Europe, IHG said: “InterContinental® Bordeaux – Le Grand Hotel will offer guests a luxury hotel stay in a sought-after location. This iconic brand is going from strength to strength in France and this new hotel will further enhance the momentum behind the brand’s growth in Europe. We’re delighted to be working with Financière Immobilière Bordelaise on this unique property and look forward to expanding our partnership.”