HE LANDMARK MANDARIN ORIENTAL, HONG KONG RAISES GLOBAL BENCHMARK FOR HOSPITALITY WITH ITS NEW ‘ENTERTAINMENT SUITE’
The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has unveiled the hotel’s new Entertainment Suite. Designed by award-winning Hong Kong architect and designer, Joyce Wang, and with cutting edge technology installed, the 2,250-square foot suite is dedicated to extravagant entertaining whether that be a wedding proposal, baby shower, sophisticated bachelor party, exclusive product launch, memorable anniversary party or live streaming of key international events.
The hotel’s newest and largest suite oozes high-octane glamour, a perfect venue for those that want to entertain in style. The suite also doubles as a private refuge in the center Hong Kong’s art, fashion, and dining district.
At the heart of the suite is a salon with 4-meter long ‘Cabinet of Delights’ where guests can find boutique wines on tap, rare vintages selected by Amber restaurant’s expert sommelier, and a mixologist ‘booth’. Other treats include fine Cuban cigars, snacks, a popcorn machine, exotic teas and coffees, and a crystal vitrine filled with sweet and savory delicacies created by the hotel’s Michelin-star chef.
In the living area, audiovisuals include a B&O BeoLab sound system a concealed 160-inch (13ft x 11.5ft) TV screen with a 5000 lumens laser projector. A custom-designed coffee table conceals a range of the latest virtual reality and Play Station gaming equipment. A reconditioned 1930’s vintage American jukebox for vinyl connoisseurs and an in-suite DJ booth will make parties unforgettable.
Guests can engage hotel chefs to prepare private dining from a state-of-the-art kitchen to be served in a bright and airy dining room that can seat up to 10 diners. The tranquil master bedroom encompasses its own sitting area and a separate dressing area with walk-in wardrobes. Wang’s signature touches are revealed in the cocoon-like headboard and leather padded walls with hand tufted silk rugs adding to the texture-rich interior.
For the perfect night’s sleep, the master bedroom showcases the renowned FreshBed sleep system that uses patented climate-control technology for tailored temperatures and silent ventilation for purified, allergen-free air, combined with an ergonomic mattress.
The spacious bathroom features a freestanding oval-shaped bathtub made from one piece of marble complete with a custom-design Champagne caddy. The rain-showers multi jet system can be fitted with an aromatherapy capsule to infuse the shower experience with naturally reviving or relaxing essential oils.
Wang custom designed all hand-made furnishings, including a series of glass molded chandeliers, wall finishes in limestone with metal inlay, and acrylic cabinet doors decorated with nature-inspired artwork. The suite connects seamlessly with an adjacent guestroom, which is designed in a similar aesthetic, should an additional bedroom be required.
The Entertainment Suite marks the culmination of an 18-month renovation program that has seen the hotel’s entire room inventory transformed.
“The Entertainment Suite elevates the guest experience by making many forms of entertainment possible in a spectacular private retreat. It is ideal for Oscars-worthy parties, extravagant dinner receptions or the most romantic getaways,” says Torsten van Dullemen, the hotel’s General Manager. “It is also perfect for those seeking a statement space as a showroom, catwalk, social or music venue, or ultra-chic screening or movie set.”