What’s New at the Mandarin Oriental Hotels

Redesigned Rooms at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Local Hong Kong designer Joyce Wang is redesigning all 113 guestrooms and suites. The rooms have an elegant “comfortable residential feel, together with a fresh and contemporary look,” said Torsten van Dullemen, General Manager of the Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong.

The hotel offers some of the best in-room entertainment in the city, will now introduce personalized TV streaming in all rooms and suites on 48-inch or 55-inch TV screens, together with BOSE speakers and the latest entertainment systems.

Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental

Downstairs is one of the best restaurants and lively bars – MO Bar offering a contemporary design and delicious cuisine by Culinary Director Richard Ekkebus.

The 2015 Forbes Travel Guide gave The Landmark a Triple Five Star distinctions across all three categories for hotel, spa and restaurant. This designation is one of the only 11 hotels worldwide who are the 15-star recipient.

During the Month of October MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL GROUP Joins The Fight Against Breast Cancer.

Many of the Mandarin Oriental hotels in the U.S. offer special Spa treatments and pink-themed merchandise to guests with proceeds benefiting breast cancer research and prevention in support of breast cancer awareness this October. Here is one of the specials for the month of October:

  1. Mandarin Oriental, Atlanta offers a “Body, Mind & Pink” treatment for $195 with 15% going to the American Cancer Society.

    photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
    photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental

Fall into Fashion
Mandarin Oriental, New York- Mandarin Oriental and designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, founders of Rodarte, announce their collaboration on a limited-edition series of scarves designed and inspired by the property’s iconic views of the city and Central Park. The scarf that debuted at New York Fashion Week was inspired by the tree branches in Central Park and is made of 100 percent modal retailing for $350 at the hotel’s Spa Boutique. “We wanted to create a piece that blended our modern aesthetic with the feeling of excitement that we get each time we return to our favorite hotel in New York,” says Rodarte’s Laura Mulleavy. This is the second collaboration between Mandarin Oriental, New York and Rodarte and follow up to the Rodarte New York City Guide. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/newyork

Photo by Jill Weinlein
Photo by Jill Weinlein

Mandarin Oriental Announces New Celebrity Fan,

award-winning French actress, Isabelle Huppert, for Global Brand Advertising Campaign, “He’s A Fan/She’s A Fan”. Huppert joins Mandarin Oriental’s 28 existing celebrity fans, individuals such as Lucy Liu and Morgan Freeman, to raise brand awareness globally by elegantly connecting Mandarin Oriental’s well-recognized symbol – the fan – with international celebrities who regularly stay at the Group’s hotels. In appreciation of their support, the Group makes a donation to each celebrity’s choice of charity. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/.

NEW MANDARIN ORIENTAL HOTEL & RESIDENCE –

Mandarin Oriental is opening their Marrakech property today, October 3, 2015.

Situated among acres of landscaped gardens and olive groves, this five-star property is minutes from the exciting medina and city center. Guests have a choice of exquisite villas, spacious suites, tranquil spa and first-rate dining for an one of a kind Moroccan experience.

Mandarin Oriental in Madrid was acquired in May 2015. The Hotel Ritz, Madrid was built in 1910. This belle époque palace established Madrid as one of the truly great European cities. The hotel is centrally located within walking distance of the city’s major cultural, business, shopping and dining venues.

Guests are offered a selection of Experience Programs that reveal the Spanish capital’s attractions and includes accommodation in the guest’s chosen room category, private airport transfer with chauffeur, and Ritz continental breakfast and welcome treats. The four packages are:

Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
Photo courtesy of Mandarin Orienta

1. Art Experience package for arts lovers includes tickets for the Prado Museum, a three-course dinner at Goya Restaurant, and afternoon tea.

2. The Madrid Experience package for discovering the city includes a tour of the Bernabéu Stadium, three-hour walking tour, museum tickets, five-course degustation dinner, dinner at Botín, cocktail tasting, afternoon tea and a Flamenco dance class.

3. The Family Experience package for family fun includes an optional guestroom at 50% reduced rate, tickets to Micropolix, Faunia, Warner Bros. Park, and tickets to the Naval Museum.

4. The Romantic Experience package for couples. Rates are for two persons sharing and range from $1,100.40 to $2,910.03 USDper night through December 30, 2015. Packages are subject to availability. mandarinoriental.com/ritzmadrid

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Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental

Glow From Within – Mandarin Oriental – Bodrum

At the Mandarin Oriental, Bodrum – The Spa at Mandarin Oriental will host Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture Expert, Clair Beardson offering two exclusive programs, the three-day “Glow from Within” package and six-day “Wellness through Traditional Chinese Medicine.” A series of a la carte workshops and treatments will be offered too. Whether booking a package or a la carte, guests can enjoy the following spa experiences daily: outdoor and indoor saunas and pools, steam room, vitality pool, ice fountain, hammam, salt therapy pool, and gym. A variety of packages are available through October 15th: skin analysis, body composition, and acupuncture, as well as, nutrition and wellness consultations. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bodrum/luxury-spa/programmes/

“Dive into the Eternal Blue” the Bodrum is also offering a package, available for a minimum two night stay, and includes:

Photo Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
Photo Courtesy of Mandarin Oriental

Luxurious garden view, Aegean sea view rooms and suites, breakfast in Sofra Restaurant or in comfort of guest’s own room, two x 40-minute diving sessions with a diving instructor in a small group, use of diving equipment, VIP transport, such as a private car, to and from diving boat, boat tour to the diving areas, hot lunch provided by the diving center during the boat tour, and full diving insurance. Package starts at $776.56 US dollars per person. Available through October 31st. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/bodrum/

Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental
Photo courtesy of Mandarin Oriental

Holiday Offerings & Specials

Mandarin Oriental at Hyde Park, London is partnering with world famous luxury department store Harrods’ festive holiday window displays featuring hotel vignettes to be unveiled on Nov. 1, 2015. A Teddy Bear Tea, in honor of Benedict, Harrods 2015 Christmas Teddy will be served at The Rosebery until Jan. 10, 2016. The fairy tale continues with “A Very Harrods Christmas” room package that includes breakfast, Harrods 2015 Teddy Bear, and VIP appointment with their Gift Bureau. valid between Nov. 23 through Dec. 30, 2015. http://www.mandarinoriental.com/london.

Paris of the Middle East”

The Mandarin Oriental in Beirut is scheduled to open in 2018, with 280 rooms and 25 apartments. The project is under development by the Olayan Group, a Saudi Arabian multi-national group, with whom Mandarin Oriental recently, jointly acquired The Hotel Ritz, Madrid. The architect is the renowned Singapore-based designer Kerry Hill who shall feature local sandstone of the heart of Lebanon; yet reflect the Group’s oriental heritage and contemporary style.

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