Published on : Thursday, March 18, 2021
Mandarin Oriental is all set to manage a new luxury hotel in Hangzhou, China. The property is scheduled to open in 2025. Hangzhou is a leading centre of tourism, culture, science and education in the province of Zhejiang, and is undergoing significant expansion and rejuvenation.
Mandarin Oriental, Hangzhou will be part of the Westlake 66 mixed-use commercial and luxury retail complex owned and is being developed by Hang Lung Properties. The development will be a leading attraction in the city, and is located close to the West Lake, an UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of China’s primary leisure destinations, with easy access to the city’s principal business hubs, Binjiang and Qianjiang.
The hotel will feature 194 guestrooms and suites as well as four restaurants and bars. It will also have significant meeting and event space that will ensure it is well positioned for business and social gatherings. Extensive spa and wellness facilities will provide a comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments, featuring Mandarin Oriental’s signature spa therapies. A well-equipped fitness centre and indoor swimming pool will also be featured.
James Riley, Group Chief Executive, Mandarin Oriental said in a statement that the company is delighted to be part of the exciting project and to be extending the group’s presence in mainland China. He mentioned that the development further reinforces the group’s commitment to building on its existing portfolio in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Sanya, along with properties currently under development in Nanjing, Shenzhen and Qianmen, Beijing.