Overlooking the Mediterranean Sea, the InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut is situated along the famous boardwalk ®Corniche,® a few minutes from the city®s business and banking district, and the ever lively and entertaining ®Down Town® city centre. Beirut International Airport is only a few kilometres away. The historic sites of Beiteddine, Baalbeck and The Cedars are well worth the drive. The InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut is a historic landmark in Lebanon and the Middle East. It has hosted famous celebrities and politicians, as well as the 14th Arab League Summit and the 20th Sommet de la Francophonie. The National Museum of Beirut and the Nicolas Sursock Museum are nearby.