Mandarin Oriental has signed a deal to manage a new urban resort that is
currently under development in Viña del Mar, Chile.
will be a natural partner to Hotel Santiago, which the group
manages and will rebrand as Mandarin Oriental, Santiago following
the first phase completion of a renovation later in 2018.
Mandarin Oriental, Viña del Mar is scheduled to open in
2020 with 195 guestrooms and suites.
The property will have a
prime oceanfront position with direct beach access and proximity
to the city’s main shopping destination.
Facilities at the hotel will include an all-day
dining venue and bar, as well as a range of flexible meeting
There will also be a boutique Spa at
Mandarin Oriental, a fitness centre, a large indoor swimming pool
and a dedicated children’s swimming pool.
project developer is HRV S.A., an affiliate of HCC S.A., which is
also the owner of Hotel Santiago.
Nauheimer, the owner’s representative of HRV S.A. said, “We are
very pleased with this second strategic alliance with Mandarin
Oriental, one of the most important operators of luxury hotels and
resorts worldwide. We are excited that through this alliance we
will also bring Mandarin Oriental’s luxury experience to Viña del
Mar. We appreciate Mandarin Oriental’s brand strengths and are
certain that this development will help Viña del Mar to continue
to grow as a world known tourist destination.”
Located on central Chile’s Pacific coast, Viña del Mar is within
the Valparaiso region, known for its historic quarter and as an
UNESCO World Heritage Site. Often referred to as the ‘Garden
City’, and visited for its parks, beaches, entertainment venues
and close proximity to the Casablanca Valley vineyards, Viña del
Mar has long been a popular weekend destination from Santiago.