Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group opens Mandarin Oriental Mayfair

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group opens Mandarin Oriental Mayfair
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    The Mandarin Oriental has opened a second property in London, the Mandarin Oriental Mayfair, in the heart of historic Hanover Square.

    Designed by internationally renowned Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners, the hotel is the first new build in Mayfair in over a decade.

    Bringing a modern architectural approach to one of London’s most storied squares, it is now a sleek and boutique sister property to the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. It offers 50 guestrooms and suites, 77 private residences, plus award-winning chef Akira Back’s London restaurant debut.

    It boasts of an interior design inspired by haute couture as each guest room has been imagined as a jewellery box. All of which used a palette that includes a rich, emerald green, regal maroon and tranquil turquoise, using fine timbers, marbles, soft fabrics and carpets, bespoke lighting and furniture complemented by metallic finishes in brass, bronze and gold.

    House of de Gournay hand-painted silk wallpaper is an exquisite focal point of the rooms; its flowering magnolia design – whose leaves have been meticulously considered in relation to the Feng Shui of each room – is a nod to the trees found in Hanover Square, whilst the chinoiserie is a subtle reference to the hotel Group’s oriental heritage.

    Amenities include the creative culinary concepts of award-winning Chef Akira Back in his first London restaurant, comprising 148 seats that include three private dining rooms. A subterranean wellness spa that includes London binaural biohacking treatments, offering ‘stress release’, ‘mindfulness’, ‘awaken’ and ‘power nap’ as quick fix 22-minute experiences. And the ABar Lounge and ABar Rooftop, set to open later this year.

    Sister venue, Mandarin Oriental Mayfair.

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