Premier Suite at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort


Pic: Hotel Sign InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Lobby InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)
Early February 2011, I stayed at InterContinental Hua Hin with a Chinese friend.  For transportation from Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport to Hua Hin, we used the limo service of www.huahintaxiairport.com
We were charged 4200 baht (EUR 100) for the return trip BKK airport -> IC Hua Hin -> IC Bangkok in a brand new Toyota Camry.

Pic: Guest Lounge at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Lee La Bar at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)
My Chinese friend had a week off for Chinese New Year and so had 1 billion other Chinese citizen.  Rates had skyrocketed at IC Hua Hin, but I had no other choice than to stay that particular week.  I had booked a Deluxe Suite with breakfast for 8974 thb per night (EUR 213, VAT and Service Charge included) and got upgrade to a Premier Ocean View Suite (one level upgrade) as per Gold Ambassador benefits.  At that time I wasn’t a Royal Ambassador yet (two level upgrade).

Pic: Premier Suite Bedroom at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Bath at Premier Suite InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Daytime Bed Balcony Premier Suite InterContinental Hua Hin (Feb 2011)
When we checked-in at the Premier Suite, I noticed there was no jacuzzi on the balcony as stated in the suite descriptions on the official IC website.  Instead we found an empty balcony with two chairs and a second terrace with a daytime bed.  When I made an inquiry at the frontdesk, the supervisor stated they were unaware about the incorrect suite descriptions and informed us only some suites had a jacuzzi.  She showed us a Deluxe Suite with jacuzzi and offered to downgrade us.  As the deluxe suite was closer to the noisy road, didn’t have an ocean view and didn’t have a separate guest room, I refused the downgrade.  The supervisor promised they would ask IHG to update the suite descriptions and that actually happened a few days later.  If I would visit IC Hua Hin again, I would go for a Premier Suite with Pool Terrace as those have direct access to a (shared) pool.  See my video below for more details.

Pic: Pool Cabana at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Swimming Pool Shower at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Pool Cabana at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: In-Pool Jacuzzi at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: In-Pool Jacuzzi by night at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort (Feb 2011)

Pic: Main Swimming Pool by night at InterContinental Hua Hin (Feb 2011)

Pic: Guest Patio by night at InterContinental Hua Hin (Feb 2011)

4 Comments on “Premier Suite at InterContinental Hua Hin Resort

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  2. That’s a decent 4* property (definately not a 5* one, although the prices match a 5* one…).
    Hua Hin has become too expensive, and frankly – I think it has very little to offer as a town.
    Thanks for the review, though. Brilliant, as always. 🙂

  3. beautiful images as one would expect from your description – i’d love to know what you are shooting with apart from your iphone.

    in hua hin i would choose to stay at v villas – you get a lot of privacy and immaculate service.
    should you need a getaway from bkk, i can recommend kanchanaburi, though there are no 4 or 5 star properties around…

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