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InterContinental Hotel Lusaka

Lusaka, Zambia
Fine dining restaurants
Conference venues
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InterContinental Hotel offers guests an unforgettable experience with a world class service. The hotel has 224 guest rooms, 20 suites, 7 meeting rooms and 2 restaurants as well as facilities such as a modern gym, 3 tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool. InterContinental Hotel offers a choice of places to eat with a range of menus. Retail units and office space are available for companies to rent. Everything you would expect from this international chain.
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InterContinental Hotel consistently achieves a world-renowned accommodation standard. This 5 star hotel has 224 guest rooms, 20 suites, 7 meeting rooms and 2 restaurants as well as a modern gym, three tennis courts and an outdoor pool. It is close to major embassies, government offices, corporate offices and shopping malls.

InterContinental Hotel is part of the InterContinental Hotels and Resorts Group, the world's largest hotel brand and one of the first international hotel brands to establish a presence in Zambia.


InterContinental hotel rooms are designed for the comfort of guests. All rooms feature fantastic views of Lusaka and are furnished with comfortable bedding, flat screen TV, safe, iron and ironing board, desk and sitting area. Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

Suites, executive rooms and premium services

The InterContinental suites have a separate check-in on the 7th floor, which features an executive lounge offering complimentary breakfast, drinks throughout the day, and snacks in the evening. Suites are from 76 – 200 square metres in size.

Suite facilities

  • Separate living room
  • Dining table
  • Workspace with desk
  • Complimentary meeting room
  • Bathroom (includes hamper)
  • Whirlpool
  • Dressing room

The executive rooms offer the same features as suites and include access to the executive lounge. Check-in is on the 7th floor.

Business floor

InterContinental is the only hotel facility in Zambia that houses an exclusive business floor called Club InterContinental. This floor offers business executives a boardroom and lounge for private meetings and functions.

Premium services

  • Complimentary buffet breakfast (daily)
  • Complimentary dinner snacks
  • Complimentary drinks
  • Separate check-in area
  • Turndown service
  • Free morning newspaper delivered to room

Classic rooms and standard services

InterContinental Lusaka offers comfortable air-conditioned classic rooms which come with a large working desk, ergonomic chair and high speed internet. A small safe is also available. A standard wireless internet service, free for all guests, is available in all rooms and within the business centre.


  • Complimentary parking for 200 cars
  • Controlled access gate to parking
  • Parking area is well-lit

Standard services that apply to all room types

  • Free local phone calls
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini bar
  • Mini refrigerator
  • Cable/satellite
  • TV Stereo
  • Wireless internet
  • Workspace and desk, with lamp
  • Electrical adapters
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathrobe and hairdryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • 24 hour room service
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • WorldLink – power and phone/internet connector
  • Standard Internet service (free for all guests)
  • Direct dial phone, phone with voice mail, speaker phone and two-line phone

InterContinental Hotel key accommodation information

  • 224 guest rooms
  • 20 suites
  • 154 single-bedded rooms
  • 50 double-bedded rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • 3 tennis courts
  • Outdoor pool
  • Conference rooms
  • Business centre

Check in and check out times

  • Check-in time: 14:00 hrs
  • Check-out time: 12:00 hrs
  • Late check-out available by arrangement
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Fine dining restaurant

InterContinental Hotel offers a choice of places to eat with a range of menus – the open air Savannah Grill & Restaurant and the authentic Italian Rosso Trattoria Pizzeria. You can also relax in the Safari Bar while you watch your favourite sports channel, or enjoy a quick cup of coffee and home-made cake in the Rhythms Café.

At the helm of the restaurants and banqueting facilities is the Executive Chef, Simon Hague, who has extensive international experience in Indonesia, Australia and the United Kingdom. Simon was the winner of the 2007 'Taste of Discovery' Chefs Challenge.

Savannah Restaurant

This is the perfect venue for either a quick business lunch or a dinner with friends and family. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, both local and international dishes from its à la carte menu.

Rosso Trattoria Pizzeria

The Rosso Trattoria Pizzeria offers authentic Italian cuisine in the heart of Lusaka. It is the perfect venue for a romantic dinner or a grand evening out with family and friends. The Rosso serves lunch and dinner.

Hotel bar and lounge:

The Safari bar

The Safari bar offers guests an ideal place to unwind after a long day at the office and enjoy a refreshing drink while watching the latest sporting events. The bar is located on the hotel's ground floor, off the main lobby.

Rhythms Café

The Rhythms Café is great for a business meeting over a quick cup of coffee or a well deserved cup of tea in the afternoon with a slice of cake from the café's scrumptious home-made range. The Rhythms Café is situated in the hotel lobby and is open from early morning till late evening.

Fine dining restaurant
InterContinental Hotel Lusaka · Fine dining restaurant

Conference venue

With seven spacious meeting rooms and a ballroom, InterContinental Hotel caters for a wide variety of events: from formal corporate functions and prestigious banquets to family celebrations. This popular venue can accommodate 600 people theatre style, 450 people classroom style, 700 people reception style and 400 people banquet style.

The ballroom, renowned for hosting prestigious banquets, can be divided into two large spacious rooms.

Conferencing facilities:

  • Cable modem DVD player
  • Digital projector
  • Flip chart and markers
  • LCD projector
  • Lectern
  • Microphone
  • Modem lines
  • Overhead projector
  • Stage lights
  • VCR
  • Whiteboard

The Insider Collection

The InterContinental's popular Insider Collection creates truly memorable meetings and events with an authentic local flavour. Exclusive to InterContinental meetings, the Insider Collection provides a range of delegate experiences inspired by the hotel’s Lusaka locality. They draw on the hotel's unrivalled local knowledge, creating truly engaging, personalised meetings and events. Tailored to each occasion, these can range from interactive off-site team-building activities through to stimulating local speakers, or the opportunity for delegates to contribute to projects that benefit the surrounding community and environment.

Conference venue
InterContinental Hotel Lusaka · Conference venue


Stay healthy and fit at the InterContinental Health and Fitness Centre. Access saunas, steam massage facilities, cardio vascular machines and free weights, with a fitness trainer to guide you. Aerobics and step dancing classes are scheduled regularly. There are also three tennis courts and an outdoor swimming pool.

The InterContinental Hotel is geared up for guests who want to keep fit. It has a well equipped gymnasium offering 'Life Fitness' aerobic equipment, weight machines and free weights. Professional instructors will create an exercise routine specially for your personal requirements.

InterContinental Hotel Lusaka · Fitness

Function venue

The InterContinental Hotel's location makes a beautiful setting for private events such as weddings, birthday parties and family celebrations. A qualified team of event planners is available to help create unforgettable, customised functions. Weekend Sunday brunches make an ideal occasion for families with younger children.

The hotel has an events hall with the following capacities:

  • 600 people theatre style
  • 450 classroom style
  • 700 reception style
  • 400 banquet style

A kids’ area is available, with activities such as face painting and jumping castles.

Function venue
InterContinental Hotel Lusaka · Function venue
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