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August 21, 2013updated Aug 22, 2013

Mandarin Oriental Announce New Shenzhen Hotel

By Chris Boyle

Shenzen special economic zoneMandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced the opening of a new luxury hotel in Shenzhen, Southern China.

Mandarin Oriental, , slated for 2017, will form part of the premier Shum Yip’s UpperHills mixed use project.

This development will comprise office towers, a residential complex, significant retail and extensive outdoor space and parkland, and aim to become the premier lifestyle destination for the local community and the Southern China district.  

Shum Yip’s UpperHills is located minutes away from Futian Central Business District, the financial center of the city, and is close to the main custom and immigration checkpoint to Hong Kong.

The hotel will positioned itself as the most sophisticated luxury hotel in the city. Located on top of an impressive 400 meter tower, the property will feature 190 spacious rooms including 17 expansive suites, with outstanding views of the city skyline and the surrounding city parks.

Hotel accommodation will be designed in an elegant, contemporary style, taking full advantage of the property’s outstanding vistas. Guests will also have access to an exclusive executive club lounge.

Offering some of the finest dining in the city, Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen will have an innovative selection of restaurants and bars to choose from, including a sky-high rooftop specialty restaurant and bar, a Chinese restaurant with extensive private dining rooms, an all-day dining venue, lobby lounge and a signature Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop.

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The hotel will also offer a spectacular 1,000 square meter grand ballroom and an 830 square meter junior ballroom plus a variety of multi-purpose function spaces, making it a fitting destination for conferences and social gatherings of all sizes.

An all-encompassing 1,200 square meter ‘Spa at Mandarin Oriental’ will feature six expansive treatment suites, offering the most comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments available in the region.

Spa goers will be able to enjoy Mandarin Oriental’s award winning signature programs as well as specifically developed treatments inspired by Chinese traditions and customs. The hotel will also offer extensive fitness facilities, including a heated indoor swimming pool.

Edouard Ettedgui, Group Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental said, “We are delighted to further extend Mandarin Oriental’s renowned levels of hospitality into Southern China. This project presents an ideal opportunity to further grow our brand in the mainland, and we are looking forward to creating the best luxury hotel in this dynamic, modern metropolis.”

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