Mandarin Oriental has signed an agreement to manage a luxury hotel in Shenzhen, Southern China.
Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen, which is slated to open in 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.
Shum Yip’s UpperHills is located minutes away from Futian Central Business District the financial centre of the city, and is close to the main custom and immigration checkpoint to Hong Kong.
Located on the top of a 400-metre tower, the hotel will feature 190 rooms including 17 expansive suites, with views of the city skyline and the surrounding city parks.
Mandarin Oriental, Shenzhen will have a selection of restaurants and bars to choose from, including a sky-high rooftop speciality 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.
The hotel will also offer a spectacular 1,000 sq. m grand ballroom and an 830 sq.m junior ballroom plus a variety of multi-purpose function spaces, making this the ideal destination for conferences and social gatherings of all sizes.
An all-encompassing 1,200 sq.m Spa at Mandarin Oriental will feature six expansive treatment suites, offering a comprehensive range of wellness, beauty and massage treatments.
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.”
Shenzhen is located immediately north of Hong Kong on the eastern bank of the Pearl River. It was the country’s first special economic zone established in 1980, and has grown into the high-tech and manufacturing hub of Southern China. Shenzhen is also an important financial centre and home to one of the mainland’s busiest container ports and airports.