Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has introduced its legendary hospitality to the vibrant southern China city of Shenzhen, with the opening of Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen. The luxury hotel is located on the upper floors of UpperHills, a striking new 79-storey premium building in the Futian district. Each of the 178 spacious rooms and suites enjoys spectacular parkland and city views and ranges in size from 56sqm to 76sqm, while the 16 exquisitely appointed suites range from 114 sqm to 400 sqm. The accommodation features luxurious marble bathrooms, walk-in closets, Diptyque toiletries, Samsung 55” LED televisions, Dyson Supersonic hairdryers, and Bose Bluetooth speakers.
The Mandarin Club, located on the 78th floor, provides a private experience for guests, with a spacious lounge, dining area, and glorious views. The signature Spa offers a range of curated wellness treatments a hi-tech gymnasium and a 20m indoor swimming pool.
In keeping with the Group’s reputation for dining excellence, the eight restaurants and bars include a fine-dining Cantonese restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Fei while other restaurants feature the cuisines of China, Spain, Japan, and France, with the vintage-vibe rooftop MO Bar catering to the city’s sophisticates.
Event planners will be impressed by the myriad offerings, which include The Cube, a free-standing event venue featuring the latest technologies, making it ideal for large gatherings, bespoke conferences, cocktail parties, and weddings. The official opening ceremony began with a traditional Chinese blessing followed by speeches, unveiling the hotel logo, ribbon cutting, and a champagne toast. After a lively Lion Dance and Eye-Dotting ceremony, General Manager Mark S. Bradford addressed the invited guests.