This was our second trip with Remote Lands... On Java, our guide was excellent and we loved being the only people at Borobudur after the monument closed to the public.
Landmark Mandarin Oriental
Why We Love This Hotel :
Location: Located on Hong Kong Island adjacent to MTR Central Station, guests can enjoy easy access to luxury shopping and businesses.
History: The Landmark Mandarin occupies an iconic Hong Kong building, featuring a stunning glass atrium and folded glass sails.
Service: This property has won countless awards for its restaurant, spa and hospitality.
With just 113 guestrooms, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is a chic boutique retreat in the heart of Hong Kong’s business and fashion districts. Famed for its stunning contemporary design, peaceful ambience and impeccable service, it offers guests a highly exclusive experience that exudes style and serenity. With a striking contemporary décor, its rooms and suites are among the largest in Hong Kong and feature the latest in-room technology. Amber Restaurant offers contemporary French fine dining, while MO Bar has superb cocktails and fine dining. The hotel’s Spa is one of the finest in Asia.
coffee shop indoor pool sauna
concierge meeting/conference facilities spa
fitness center restaurant steam room
The rooms at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental are all refurbished in a stylish contemporary manner, with dark timber floors and a neutral colour palette. Large picture windows showcase city and water views, and each rooms boasts two TVs (one in the bathroom), WiFi, Frette bathrobes and Ploh goose down bedding. Fiji drinking water is provided at turndown.
This 42-square-meter room features twin or king bed, bathroom with double vanities, rain shower and tub, desk, mini bar, sitting area by the window and two LCD TVs. There's an entertainment system with iPod integration and movies on demand.
Measuring 56 square meters, this spacious open plan room features a large bathroom with seven-foot circular spa tub, separate rain shower, LCD TV and double vanities. The living room offers another LCD TV, plus comfortable sofa seating and desk, and a separate bedroom area features king bed. This room also includes an entertainment system with iPod integration and movies on demand.
The open-plan executive rooms offer 56 square meters of space, with king bed, huge walk-in wardrobe, plush sofa seating, work desk and large bathroom with separate bath and shower. Room also includes an entertainment system with iPod integration and additional iPod dock and movies on demand.
This light-flooded corner room offers 56 square meters of space and accommodation for three guests. There's sofa seating in the living area, separate bedroom, large central bathroom with seven-foot spa bath and rain shower, plus two walls of windows that offer stunning city views. Room also includes an entertainment system with iPod integration and movies on demand.
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is equipped with one of the best spas in Asia, a modern fitness center, and well-equipped meeting rooms. There are a range of amenities available for younger travelers.
This large gymnasium includes modern exercise equipment, Pilates studio and yoga classes. Trained fitness professionals are on hand for personal session or to provide a fitness assessment.
Travelers with children can request cots, toys, child-sized robes and various baby equipment free of charge on request. Amber restaurant offers a children�s menu and a babysitting service is available.
Pedi:Mani:Cure by Bastien Gonzalez
Nail and foot treatments here are done by a trained podiatrist, using advanced technology and incorporating massage techniques for a truly unique healing experience.
A heated indoor pool is available for guests from 6am to 9.30pm daily. Towels are provided.
Spread over two floors, the Mandarin Oriental�s spa features 15 treatments rooms, a VIP Sanctuary Suite, relaxation lounges, experience showers, vitality pools, amethyst crystal steam rooms, a Turkish hammam (men only), a Moroccan Rasul (women only) and a Roman Laconium, saunas, ice fountains and a long list of treatments. Therapies draw from traditional Chinese medicine rituals and include special signature treatments, aromatherapy and 100 percent chemical-free products by Sodashi.
The Landmarkâ€™s MO bar is an iconic Hong Kong venue, offering sophisticated drinking and dining, as well as traditional afternoon tea. Amber offers meals in a more formal setting.
Amber offers modern French cuisine with Hong Kong influences from Chef Richard Ekkebus. Special lunch meals are available, and for dinner there's a tasting menu, prix fixe menu and a la carte selections. There is a private dining room in the wine cellar seating up to 18 guests. Amber was awarded two Michelin stars in 2013.
A popular spot for shoppers, guests and executives, MO Bar offers an elegant spot for all day dining, from breakfast to lunch meetings to evening cocktails. Afternoon tea is served daily and live performers and DJs provide music most nights.