Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai Heralds A New Era Of Luxury Waterfront Hospitality
Hong Kong, 1 March 2013 -?Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai?is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2013 and will be a masterpiece of contemporary luxury located on the Pudong waterfront. The hotel will mark the highly anticipated debut of the award-winning Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group in China?s cosmopolitan and commercial capital.
Located on the east bank of the Huangpu River, amidst the dramatic skyline of the Lujiazui financial district, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai redefines luxury waterfront living in Shanghai. With an unrivalled location, legendary service and world-class facilities, the 362-room hotel and 210 fully serviced executive apartments are poised to be Shanghai?s most desirable address.
Luxury Waterfront Living
Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai takes its place within Harbour City, a new 25-hectare mixed-use development comprising office towers, residences, high-end retail and dynamic entertainment, plus extensive landscaped gardens. It is ideally situated within walking distance of corporate offices and tourist sites, and has direct access to the Huangpu riverside promenade. The new Shanghai Metropolitan Marine Yacht Club is on the hotel?s doorstep, allowing guests to enjoy sunset cruises along the river.
The hotel?s 318 spacious?guestrooms?and 44 suites designed by world-renowned architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica, embody both modern elegance and supreme comfort. Starting at 50 square metres, guestrooms feature original artworks, guest-centric technology and sweeping views over the Huangpu River, the Bund and the Shanghai skyline. An experienced team of Mandarin Oriental butlers is on hand to provide 21st-century personalised service for every guest.
Designed to impress, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is home to the largest and most expensive Presidential Suite in Shanghai, spanning 788 square metres with a sky garden terrace and magnificent river views.
Mandarin Oriental?s Executive Apartments are Shanghai?s only fully serviced riverside residences. The 210 luxury furnished apartments ? from studio to three bedrooms ? are designed to offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Long-stay guests can look forward to experiencing Mandarin Oriental?s legendary service and facilities, including 24-hour concierge and butler services, plus all the pleasures and conveniences of home.
Cutting-edge Dining and Entertainment
Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai brings celebrity chefs and cutting-edge epicurean experiences to Shanghai?s dynamic dining scene. Leading the?world-class dining?choices are contemporary French restaurant Fifty 8? Grill, and Yong Yi Ting offering exquisite Jiang Nan Chinese cuisine. All-day kitchen Zest, Qi Bar, Riviera Lobby Lounge and The Mandarin Cake Shop complete the essential dining options for business and leisure.
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai?offers guests Mandarin Oriental?s renowned signature therapies and advanced beauty and holistic wellness treatments within a soothing Zen oasis. The comprehensive range of massage and beauty treatments incorporates the latest techniques and products for anti-aging, body firming and skincare therapies. In addition to 13 private spa and beauty suites, The Spa also features Shanghai?s first private spa consultation space offering Visia complexion analysis.
Additional recreational facilities at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai include a fully equipped Fitness & Wellness Centre with a Kinesis wall and Maya Fit virtual trainers; a 25-metre indoor swimming pool; and a thermal bathing facility. The hotel?s recreational spaces are linked to The Spa by a central sky-lit garden.
Expressing Mandarin Oriental?s signature style and artistry, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai features the most extensive collection of Chinese contemporary art in the city. A total of 4,000 original artworks are on display throughout the hotel?s public spaces and guestrooms, more than half of which are bespoke commissions by local Chinese artists.
Exclusive Meetings and Events
With its show-stopping river views and close proximity to Shanghai?s commercial centre, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is perfectly placed for exclusivemeetings and conferences?in Shanghai. A selection of multi-functional event spaces includes Grand Ballroom hosting 500 guests, Oriental Ballroom for 250 guests, plus eight versatile meeting rooms.
A highlight for event organisers, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai also offers access to Shanghai?s largest outdoor riverside event space covering 5,000 sqm. This impressive venue is ideal for glamorous social events, cocktail receptions, brand launches and fashion shows set against a quintessential Shanghai backdrop.
About Harbour City
An extension of the Lujiazui financial district, Harbour City is a landmark waterfront destination developed by Shanghai Rui Ming Real Estate Company, a joint venture between Hong Kong listed CITIC Pacific Limited and PRC state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).
Designed by world-renowned architects, the mixed-use Harbour City development comprises 10 plots with a total area of 25 hectares (62 acres) and approximately 1.4 million sqm in total floor area. The hotel and executive apartments occupy a total area of 1.7 hectares and 111,000 sqm in total floor area. Set to redefine a luxury waterfront lifestyle, Harbour City comprises banking headquarters, a luxury hotel, international brand shopping promenade, restaurants, fully serviced executive apartments and a performing arts centre.
[box type=”tick”]About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most prestigious hotels and resorts. The Group now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing over 11,000 rooms in 27 countries, with 19 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 13 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 14 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties. [/box]