Phoenicia InterContinental Hotel bar, Sous le Mer

Title

Phoenicia InterContinental Hotel bar, Sous le Mer

Description

Sous le Mer, the hotel’s bar, was decorated in blue and turquoise square tiles and provided underwater glimpses of the hotel’s swimming pool (and diving patrons) through rectangular glass panels edged in brass frames.

Architecture by Edward Durell Stone and Joseph P. Salerno.

Interiors designed by Neal Prince.

Furniture designed by Mr. Prince and produced and supplied by Daou et Fils.

The Hotel was closed in 1976, and re-opened in 2000 under the new management of the Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts.

Creator

Prince, Neal A.

Contributor

Stone, Edward Durell
Salerno, Joseph P.

Date

1961

Subject

Inter-Continental Hotels and Resorts
Interior decoration
Swimming pools
Hotels--Lebanon--Beirut
Bars (Drinking establishments)

Rights

Neal A. Prince Special Collection & Archives, New York School of Interior Design, New York, NY, United States

Coverage

Beirut, Lebanon

Files

Beirut_Hotel Dining 002.jpg

Citation

Prince, Neal A., “Phoenicia InterContinental Hotel bar, Sous le Mer,” Designing the Luxury Hotel: Neal Prince and the Inter-Continental Brand, accessed July 7, 2022, https://nealprince.omeka.net/items/show/46.

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