Status: One of Hong Kong’s landmark hotels
Dining: Over ten world-class dining options, including three Michelin-starred restaurants
History: A property with a rich history dating back to 1963 when the hotel was first opened
Location: Spectacular views of the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbour
The iconic Mandarin Oriental has been the standard-bearer for hotels in Hong Kong since it opened its doors in 1963. Just 40 minutes from Chek Lap Kok International Airport (HKG), the Mandarin Oriental sits in the heart of Central, Hong Kongs financial district, and has 502 rooms and suites decorated with modern Asian touches, such as Chinois day bed loungers that easily convert into sofa beds, and views of the city and/or Victoria Harbor. The Mandarin Spa offers a full suite of spa and beauty services based on traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic healing therapies, and has eight private treatment rooms including two couples' suites, each with private steam shower and tub. There are 10 distinct restaurants and bars, including Man Wah, the hotels exquisite Cantonese restaurant on the 25th floor, the elegant Krug Room, which serves special tasting menus paired with Krug champagnes, and The Mandarin Cake Shop, which displays its myriad of freshly baked treats like jewelry in gorgeous glass cases. Other facilities and amenities include a fitness center, indoor heated pool on the top floor, wi-fi access everywhere, and IT butlers to assist you with any technological queries you may have.
The Oriental Suites are located at the corners of the building allowing for stunning views in opposite directions across the city. The large windows in the suite mean that the space is light and airy, providing the perfect environment for the stylish furnishings and classic décor. The suites comprise of a large bedroom and a separate living room and bathroom. The walls are paneled with Chinese Elm wood whilst an impressive collection of jade gives the suites character and a feeling of place. Guests can snuggle down in linens by Josephine Home, duck feather pillows (from a pillow menu) and goose down duvets. The rooms and suites have many added extras including toiletries by Acqua Di Parma, silk bathrobes and kimonos, double basins, and televisions in the bathrooms.
Deluxe Rooms look out onto the Hong Kong cityscape and have a choice of either king-size or twin beds. The comfy beds are fitted with goose down duvets and luxury linens,the hotel even has its own pillow menu. The bedrooms are decked with warm walnut wood paneling and rich fabrics, while the en-suite bathroom combines Travertine stone and Black Forest Chinese marble. The room has a range of added extras including a Nespresso coffee machine, iPod docking station, walk-in closet and silk kimonos, there are even televisions installed in the bathrooms.
Deluxe Suites are generously sized (506-700 square feet), with views across Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. The suites have separate living and sleeping areas as well as a large bathroom with an island tub and walk in shower. Guests will be immersed in luxury with linens by Josephine Home, duck feather pillows (from a pillow menu)and goose down duvets as well as a Nespresso coffee making machine and high-tech entertainment systems. Added extras include toiletries by Acqua Di Parma, silk bathrobes and kimonos, double basins and televisions in the bathrooms.
Harbour Rooms are 430-square foot and boast views over Victoria Harbour towards Kowloon. The rooms comprise of a large living and sleeping area, a separate bathroom and a work station. In the bathroom, guests can enjoy looking out towards the iconic harbor whilst showering with Hermes toiletries. The rooms have a number of high-tech amenities and entertainment systems as well as a Nespresso coffee machine and a television in the bathroom. The comfy beds are dressed with goose down duvets and duck feather pillows from a pillow menu.
The Oriental Suites are located at the corners of the building allowing for views in opposite directions across the city and harbor. The large windows in the suite mean that the space is light and airy, providing the perfect environment for the stylish furnishings and classic decor. The suites comprise of a large bedroom and a separate living room and bathroom. The walls are paneled with Chinese Elm wood whilst an impressive collection of jade gives the suites character and a feeling of place. Guests can snuggle down in linens by Josephine Home, duck feather pillows (from a pillow menu) and goose down duvets. The suite has many added extras including toiletries by Acqua Di Parma, silk bathrobes and kimonos, double basins and televisions in the bathrooms.
The Mandarin Oriental has a range of world-class facilities including a luxurious spa with a range of treatments influenced by Chinese Medicine, a fitness center, swimming pool, salon and barbers.
Boost your natural endorphins with a stress relieving work out at the well-equipped fitness center. The fitness center has a varied selection of state-of-the-art machines as well as a Kinesis center, a technogym wellness system that analyses and tracks your fitness status and an inBody composition analyser. There are also qualified fitness instructors available to create personalized fitness programs or for private training sessions.
The barbers at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong has been in business since the 1960s. The décor takes influence from the Art Deco chic of the 1930’s. The barbers provides a masculine retreat for hair cutting, styling and grooming as well as nail treatments and massage.
Pamper your locks with an internationally trained stylist at the contemporary hair salon overlooking Victoria Habour.
The spa is situated over two floors and has eight private treatment rooms and two couple’s rooms with private vitality pools. Guests may take advantage of the Jacuzzi, ice fountains, Kneipp hydrotherapy pool and ‘experience showers’. The Chinese herbal steam room and tearoom really gives the spa at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong a feeling of place and tradition.
The large indoor swimming pool at the Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is ideal for swimming laps or relaxing in. There is also a swimming flume jet for swimming long distances against a strong current.
The hotel features a variety of restaurants, some with Michelin stars and all with good views and unique atmospheres. At the Mandarin Oriental guests may sample local, regional and international cuisine at a world-class level without even stepping out of the building. Why not try prime cuts grilled to order at the Mandarin Grill + Bar, Cantonese culinary delights at Man Wah or British classics such as fish and chips at The Chinnery.
Causette is an all-day dining venue located on a mezzanine floor. The laid-back café offers European and Asian favorites, light meals and drinks.
The Captains Bar is a relaxed bar with red leather seating and wood and brass furnishings. There is live music in the evenings and a large drinks and bar meals menu.
The Clipper Lounge offers breakfasts, freshly baked goods and a selection of fresh juices and hot drinks.
M Bar serves signature cocktails, wines, beers and spirits against a glittering view of the Hong Kong skyline. Why not sample the ‘Earl Grey Mar-tea-ni’ containing homemade Earl Grey infused gin, orange juice and sugar or the ‘Hong Kong Legend’ mixing vodka, Kuei Hua Chen Chiew, lychee liqueur, lychee, lime and whisky gum.
Man Wah is the Mandarin Oriental’s signature Cantonese restaurant, located on the 25th floor with twinkling nighttime views of the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Habour. The restaurant serves a range of stir-fried dishes, seafood, meat, dim sum and desserts.
The Michelin starred restaurant uses organic seasonal produce as well as top quality imported ingredients to create a menu offering flavorful meat, seafood and poultry dishes. Expect to find scallops, lobster, venison, Dover sole, sirloin steak and other mouthwatering items on the menu.
The Michelin starred restaurant is located on the 25th floor with stunning views over the harbor. Pierre serves modern and traditional French cuisine with dishes such as pan-seared small grey snails, foie gras soup with braised turnip and beef fillet with Malabar pepper morels cream and pinot noir sauce appearing on the menu.
The Chinnery is an English styled club-lounge serving British classics such as fish and chips, pies and bangers and mash. The bar has one of the world’s most extensive collections of single malt whisky, as well as a range of draft beers and wine.
There is no fixed menu at the Krug Room, each evening a different selection of around 10 to 14 dishes is prepared and served alongside champagne from the largest collection of Krug champagne outside of France. The Krug Room offers a ‘feast for the imagination’ by combining unusual flavors, textures and ingredients to create fantastic experimental gastronomy.
The in-house boutique bakery serves a range of delicate handmade cakes, pastries, hors d'oeuvresand sweets. Look out for the roasted peanut and sea salt pralines and olive oil white chocolates, as well as a selection of cheesecakes, croissants and sweet and savory canapés.