Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
M.M.Khanna, INVC, Chandigarh, The iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, which will be celebrating “50 Fantastic Years” in 2013, is the epitome of contemporary luxury combined with its oriental heritage. Having delighted guests with its award-winning service and impressive facilities since 1963, it is the much-loved address of those seeking an exclusive sanctuary in the heart of this exciting metropolis. Located in Hong Kong’s Central district, this legendary hotel is only steps away from the city’s finest shopping, entertainment and historical areas, offering the perfect location for both leisure and business travellers. Each of the hotel’s 501 guestrooms and suites is individually furnished and decorated using exquisite materials and hand-crafted finishes, and features the very latest guest-oriented technology. With views of Victoria Harbour and the surrounding cityscape, the rooms are lovingly outfitted with pure linen bed-sheets, goose-down pillows and Hermes and Acqua Di Parma designer bathroom products. They are also equipped with outstanding facilities, including interactive entertainment systems, SMART lighting controls and high-speed WiFi Internet access. Diners are spoilt for choice as Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is home to ten outstanding restaurants and bars, which include two with Michelin-stars. These are Pierre Gagnaire’s Michelin-star restaurant, Pierre and the Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar, which serves exciting adaptations of grill specialties with a dash of progressive gastronomy. Guests can also experience outstanding local dishes in the hotel’s signature Cantonese restaurant, Man Wah. For those seeking total relaxation, the award-winning Mandarin Spa, covering three floors, offers a haven of tranquillity where holistic treatments are available alongside an indoor swimming pool and 24-hour fitness centre. Meanwhile, The Mandarin Salon and Mandarin Barber offer the ultimate in urban grooming for both women and men. The hotel’s luxurious function space can cater for groups of from 12 to 600 people, and many of the rooms offer glorious views over the harbour. Its dedicated event planners can tailor any event and provide flexible and innovative ideas to suit the needs of any guest. The Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has 100% ownership of the hotel and the General Manager is Mr A Jonas Schuermann.