Mandarin Oriental to open a luxury hotel in Chengdu, China

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a luxury hotel which is under development in Chengdu, the capital of Sichuan province, China.

Mandarin Oriental, Chengdu, which is slated to open in 2015, will form part of a prestigious mixed-use development located on a prime riverfront site in the Jin-jiang district, close to the city’s key commercial and entertainment areas and opposite the ancient Wang-jiang Park, which dates back to the Ming dynasty.

(L to R) Chen Dong, Project Founder of Chengdu Mind River Land Co. Ltd; Andrew Hirst, Operations Director – Asia of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group; and Xie Xiangping, Managing Director of CDH Investments exchange contracts at a press announcement in June. (L to R) Chen Dong, Project Founder of Chengdu Mind River Land Co. Ltd; Andrew Hirst, Operations Director – Asia of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group; and Xie Xiangping, Managing Director of CDH Investments exchange contracts at a press announcement in June.

According to a press release the hotel will be “positioned as the most sophisticated luxury hotel in Western China.  Located on the top 33 floors of an iconic tower, the property will feature 320 spacious rooms including 41 expansive suites, with outstanding views of the Jin-jiang river, the city skyline and Wang-jiang Park.”

The hotel will also offer a spectacular 1,200-seat grand ballroom and a 500-seat junior ballroom plus a variety of multi-purpose function spaces, making it an ideal destination for conferences and social gatherings.

The owner and developer of the project is Chengdu Mind River Land Co., Ltd.  The Hong Kong based international architectural firm, Aedas, has been appointed as master planner and architect.

Mandarin Oriental, Chengdu.Mandarin Oriental, Chengdu.