New InterContinental Suites Hotel Provides the
Ultimate Health- and Wellness-Focused Experience Cleveland –
InterContinental Hotels Cleveland announces the grand opening of the
new wellness-focused InterContinental Suites. The 162-suite property
is now much more than a hotel – it is a center of wellness and
tranquility. The Intercontinental Suites Hotel is the first property
of its kind in the InterContinental Hotels group, as well as the
first wellness-focused hotel in Northeast Ohio.
“At the new InterContinental Suites, our motto is ‘Stay Well,’ said
Neville Erasmus, executive assistant manager, InterContinental
Suites. “From the moment guests arrive at the hotel, they will be
able to experience a number of luxurious amenities, blended with the
unique attributes of a wellness hotel, at an affordable price.” The
new wellness-themed InterContinental Suites Hotel features unique
design elements that fall in with the hotel’s theme, planned by
Vocon design firm, as well as the sleek, modern style of renowned
architect Bill Blunden. The hotel décor was designed to help soothe
all of the senses: soft lighting and a smooth, buttery color palate;
relaxing music and background sounds; supple, natural fabrics; fresh
Mediterranean style cuisine; and calming aromatherapy.
Warm and cozy seating areas in the lobby provide comfortable spaces
for guests to rest, relax or gather with friends and family. The new
Wi-Fi Café provides a way for guests to stay connected, while
enjoying the ambience and a number of flavorful refreshments.
C2, the InterContinental Suites’ new Mediterranean-style restaurant,
lounge and bar accentuates the ambience of relaxation and
rejuvenation. InterContinental Hotels Cleveland executive chef
Vincent Cachot has designed a menu full of fresh, flavorful cuisine
inspired by the beneficial Mediterranean diet. Both the restaurant
and the Suites Hotel’s guest rooms will offer healthy alternatives
to standard restaurant and room service cuisine, including items
that fit the Cleveland Clinic’s GO! Foods requirements for healthy,
The new InterContinental Suites Hotel features an expanded fitness
center with cardiovascular machines and a free weight station to
ensure guests’ health and fitness while traveling. Expanded meeting
facilities, unique technology upgrades and an experienced meetings
and events staff will take the stress out of planning events and
conducting business activities at the hotel.
A gift shop/ Wellness Store in the hotel lobby offers sundries and
unique items from Cleveland Clinic’s new 360-5 wellness program,
including personal health items, skin care and relaxation items.
The new InterContinental Suites also features new emWave? technology
– an advanced heart-rhythm-coherence feedback system that helps
individuals to reduce stress levels, manage emotions and improve
their overall health. The emWave handheld systems allow guests to
take charge of their own personal wellness throughout their stay at
the InterContinental Suites.
For guests of the Cleveland Clinic and other Cleveland-area medical
facilities, the InterContinental Suites will provide special touches
to make their stay more comfortable, like completely accessible
rooms and common areas; medicine refrigeration and storage units;
special low-sodium, low-sugar cuisine; daily rest and relaxation
tips; and other special wellness programs.
Guests who have allergies, or are simply looking for a more
allergen-resistant environment, have the option to stay in PURE?
Allergy Friendly Rooms. The cutting-edge PURE air purification
system will be utilized in 13 hotel suites, in order to dramatically
improve air quality and enhance guests’ experience. In addition,
PURE rooms feature deluxe bedding encasements, with virtually
allergen free pillow and mattress covers, to protect guests from
irritants and pollutants.
“Our goal is to positively transform each and every guest that
passes through the door of the InterContinental Suites,” said
Erasmus. “Whether guests are short-term business travelers or
long-term patients of the Cleveland Clinic, we will ensure that
their experience promotes comfort, health and overall wellness.”