Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
The Mandarin Oriental is extremely well established and in a great location with wonderful views. This elegant hotel is full of colonial charm with outstanding service, excellent facilities, wonderful restaurants and a luxury contemporary touch.
At a Glance
The original Mandarin Oriental, this property opened in 1963
Combines impeccable service with old-world glamour
Ideal location in the heart of Central on Hong Kong Island
10 restaurants and bars, three with Michelin stars
Indoor heated swimming pool
Mesmerising views onto Victoria Harbour
The Mandarin, as it was originally called, opened its doors in 1963 and went on to inspire the worldwide Mandarin Oriental hotel group, known for excellent standards of service that are synonymous with their first property in Hong Kong.Scott Dunn team
Possibly the best location of any hotel in Hong Kong, right on the Harbour and in the heart of Central.Victoria Hogg
If you want to splash out - treat yourself to an Eve Lom facial at the Mandarin Oriental Spa - absolutely amazing!Victoria Hogg
The legendary Mandarin Oriental opened in 1963, being one of the original luxury hotels in Hong Kong, it certainly lives up to its reputation. With views over the glittering Victoria Harbour, the hotel has been refurbished and redesigned to keep ahead of modern expectations of luxury and comfort. The location of the Mandarin Oriental on Hong Kong Island is ideal as many of the best shops and restaurants on offer in this exciting city can be reached on foot.
The sumptuous rooms and suites at The Mandarin Oriental have been luxuriously appointed with sleek interiors and thoughtful ingenuities that will surprise even the most seasoned travelers. Many rooms offer breathtaking harbor views, spectacular in the evenings during the nightly laser light show.
The hotel boasts a number of restaurants, the highlights being the Cantonese Man Wah and Pierre, a one-starred Michelin restaurant set against dramatic views from the 25th floor. Other facilities include a magnificent spa which draws on the healing philosophies of the Ayurvedic and traditional Chinese practices and stylish indoor heated lap pool.
The 501 rooms and suites at The Mandarin Oriental have been recently redesigned to offer maximum space and comfort. The interiors of the Superior and Deluxe, and larger Premier and Harbour Rooms are sleek and incorporate sophisticated entertainment and IT technology that is fully supported by the hotel's team of IT Butlers. Suites offer more space with a separate sitting room and whichever suite you choose, all have the same mesmerising city and harbor views.
Children are very welcome at The Mandarin Oriental and the hotel provide children's bathrobes and slippers, children's menus (and supply crayons and coloring books in certain restaurants), and there are plenty of books, DVDs, board games etc that can be borrowed. Babysitting is available and pushchairs can even be provided.
The Mandarin Oriental has 10 restaurants and bars, all distinct in character and serving everything from high tea to tapas to local and regional specialties. Highlights include delicious fresh seafood at The Mandarin Grill and Bar and inventive two Michelin star French cuisine at Pierre. In addition there is a beautiful indoor heated swimming pool, a fitness and wellness center with cutting edge equipment and a stunning 5 star spa with eight private treatment rooms.
The Mandarin Oriental's lap pool, soothing spa, gym and exceptional restaurants provide a good range of leisurely pursuits once sightseeing is over for the day but Hong Kong's shops, markets and national parks are all easily accessible.
Location & Directions
Located on Connaught Road in the heart of Hong Kong's financial district overlooking Victoria Harbour.
When to go
Hong Kong has a tropical climate and can be visited year round. October to April are the driest months although December to February are cooler. May to September is hot, humid with the most rainfall during these months.