Mandarin Oriental has signed a very special hotel in the
heart of Beijing, China.
Scheduled to open in 2018, the Mandarin Oriental
Qianmen, Beijing is located
within the Qianmen East Hutong Quarter close to Tiananmen Square,
an area which is undergoing a
process of preservation and regeneration.
Hutongs date back to the
13th century and comprise traditional courtyard houses connected
by narrow lanes and alleyways. The architectural style of the
Beijing courtyard is unique to the hutongs of the capital city.
The hotel will be dispersed throughout the Qianmen East Hutong
Quarter alongside privately owned traditional residences, retail
outlets, restaurants, bars and cultural venues.
It will feature a variety of dining
venues within the hutong courtyards, including an all-day dining
concept with a roof terrace, a Chinese restaurant, a lobby lounge,
a traditional tea lounge and a signature Mandarin cake shop. The
project will also have multi-purpose function rooms.
Leisure facilities will include a a spa, an indoor
swimming pool and a fitness centre.
“Mandarin Oriental Qianmen, Beijing will offer
guests a truly unique and authentic experience, combined with the
attention to detail and exemplary service for which Mandarin
Oriental is renowned,” said James Riley, Group Chief Executive of
The hotel is being developed by Beijing Tianjie
Group Company Limited.
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