HONG KONG—Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has revealed it will manage another luxury property in the heart of Beijing, scheduled to open in 2017, in the Wangfujing district of the capital city.
Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing will be located in the new premier mixed use center WF Central being developed by Wangfu Central Real Estate Development Company Limited, an affiliated company of Hongkong Land.
Located on the top two floors of WF Central, the hotel will offer views of several landmarks in the capital. The hotel is designed by Kohn Pedersen Fox, and will feature garden terraces intended to capture the intimacy of a grand courtyard residence.
All 74 guestrooms and suites will views of the Forbidden City and the brand’s customer-centric in-room entertainment systems will be a prominent feature. The hotel includes two restaurants and a bar that will provide fine dining. Both restaurants will have access to a rooftop garden terrace, while the bar will be connected to a private courtyard.
Other facilities will include a Spa at Mandarin Oriental providing holistic treatments in a meditative setting. Additional wellness facilities include an indoor swimming pool and well-equipped fitness center.
“Beijing continues to develop in stature as one of the world’s leading destinations, and we are delighted at the opportunity of opening a second hotel in this important capital city. We look forward to collaborating again with Hongkong Land to create another iconic property, as we have previously done with our award-winning hotels, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong and Mandarin Oriental, Macau,” said Edouard Ettedgui, group CEO of Mandarin Oriental.
“With WF Central being Hongkong Land’s debut flagship commercial development in Beijing, we look forward to working with Mandarin Oriental again to create a truly exceptional lifestyle experience in the heart of the city, following our inaugural partnership on The Landmark Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong,” said Y K Pang, CEO of Hongkong Land.
Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing will be the group’s second hotel to open in the city. Mandarin Oriental will also manage a luxury 241-room hotel as part of the CCTV project, which is scheduled to open in 2016.