Palatial, contemporary, and elegant, the InterContinental offers huge, immaculate rooms and an array of deluxe amenities in a scenic harborside location. Despite its soigné appearance, the hotel offers a lot for families including expanded rooms and a sophisticated kid’s menu. The InterContinental is situated on a prime waterfront location, looking towards the scenic site of the Boston Tea Party, known as Fort Point Channel. Skyscrapers and luxury condos surround the hotel but within walking distance is Faneuil Hall and the Fort Point gallery district, which offer plenty of restaurants as well. Also walkable from the hotel is South Station, the largest train station and intercity bus terminal in Boston, Boston Common, the country’s oldest park, and Fenway Park, home to the Boston Red Sox. The hotel offers plenty of appealing amenities, including a gorgeous, 6,000 square-foot spa and 24-hour fitness facility. Encompassed are an indoor lap pool, a steam room, and six treatment rooms. A gift shop and business center are also on-site and for an extra fee, guests can access the InterContinental Club Lounge, which offers perks like free WiFi, free breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres, and access to a DVD lending library. There is also an array of tasty on-site restaurants ranging from a Caribbean-themed cocktail lounge to Provençal cuisines, sushi, and a Moulin-Rouge themes Champagne bar. The rooms at the hotel are large, immaculate, and contemporary with comfortable pillow-top beds, minibars, flat-screen TVs, and huge marble bathrooms. Room sizes range from classic rooms to executive rooms and suites. Many rooms offer waterfront or cityscape views, and the Presidential Suite offers an extra bedroom and parole with a fireplace. Decadent amenities, large rooms, and a historic appeal make the InterContinental a solid choice for big-box luxury.