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Mandarin Oriental Signs 74-Room Hotel in Beijing

Travel News Asia Latest Travel News Podcasts Videos Tuesday, 30 June 2015

Mandarin Oriental has signed a management contract for a new 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 centre 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 the prestigious WF Central, the hotel will command views of several famous landmarks in the capital.

The 74-room hotel is being designed by world renowned architects Kohn Pedersen Fox, and will feature garden terraces intended to capture the intimacy of a grand courtyard residence, ideal for guests to socialize, entertain and relax in.

The hotel will feature two restaurants and a bar. Both restaurants will have access to a rooftop garden terrace providing views of the citys famous sites, while the bar will be connected to a private courtyard.

Other facilities will include a Spa at Mandarin Oriental, an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre.

WF Central is located on Wangfujing Street, an area that is well recognised as the prime commercial and retail destination in the city. The centre will showcase prestigious international retail and dining, as well as the 74-room luxury Mandarin Oriental hotel. The hotel is within easy reach of Beijings major tourist attractions, with both the Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square within walking distance.

Beijing continues to develop in stature as one of the worlds 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 Chief Executive of Mandarin Oriental.

Mandarin Oriental Wangfujing, Beijing will be the groups 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.

Mandarin Oriental, Beijing

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