MANDARIN ORIENTAL announces luxury hotel in Shanghai

 Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group announced this week that it has signed an agreement to manage a new, luxury hotel currently under construction in Pudong, Shanghai.

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai which is due to open in 2013 will be located in the heart of the Lujiazui Central Financial District. The property will form part of ‘Harbour City’ a 25 hectare mixed use development, comprising office towers, a residential complex, significant retail and extensive landscaped gardens that will transform the neighbourhood. The development is within walking distance of the Shanghai Stock Exchange, the regional headquarters of major domestic and international financial institutions.

The hotel will feature 362 guestrooms and 210 serviced apartments. All accommodation will be spacious and elegantly styled, with outstanding views of the city skyline and the Huangpu River. An all-encompassing Spa at Mandarin Oriental, will provide holistic rejuvenation and relaxation in a serene, meditative setting. There will also be 25 metre indoor swimming pool and a state of the art fitness centre.

Designed by world-renowned architect, Bernardo Fort-Brescia of Arquitectonica, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai will be an urban oasis in the heart of the city. The project owner is Shanghai Rui Ming Real Estate Company; a joint venture between the Hong Kong listed CITIC Pacific Limited and the PRC state-owned China State Shipbuilding Corporation (CSSC).

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is approximately 40 minutes from Hongqiao International airport and 50 minutes from Pudong International airport.