“True luxury is having every detail of your stay tailored to your hopes and dreams,” said Archie Keswick, the General Manager at Hong Kong’s Landmark Mandarin Oriental, during the launch of its “Connoisseurs’ Escape” package. “We have created this accommodation package to ensure our guests can fashion their experience with us based on their individual needs and interests.”
Intimate, contemporary and ideally placed in the heart of Hong Kong’s financial and luxury shopping districts, the Landmark has been setting the standard for personal service and stylish sophistication since its establishment in 1963. Well-appointed luxurious interiors are complemented by State-of-the-art technology in its 111 spacious rooms and suites; each one a tranquil retreat for business and leisure travellers.
The Connoisseurs’ Escape package announced recently by the hotel, which is valid till September 30, 2019, aims to take the hotel’s renowned luxe experience a notch higher.
It begins with accommodation in one of the luxurious Joyce-Wang designed L600 Premier Rooms: L600 Deluxe offers separate bedroom and living areas with a stunning round bathroom and spa tub; L600 Premier offers a spacious 56sqm room with separate living area and a glass-walled bathroom; and the L600 Executive offers an Atrium view, separate living area and a spa-inspired sunken bath.
Beyond the room, guests can enjoy priority reservations at three of the hotel’s most renowned venues: The two Michelin-starred Amber restaurant helmed by Chef Richard Ekkebus; MO Bar where well-known musical talents perform in an air of exclusivity; the PDT cocktail bar, housed within MO Bar, is the first international outpost of the PDT NYC and offers Connoisseurs’ Escape guests specially curated signature cocktails.
Guests can also choose to enjoy a champagne picnic during the day, or an antipasti evening course prepared by Richard Ekkebus which can be savoured either in-room or onboard a private yacht tour offered at privileged rates by Simpson Yacht Charter. Simpson is Asia’s most established Yacht Charter company, providing tailor-made, bespoke experiences with world-class service. Guest can also enjoy a guided gallery tour at Hauser and Wirth, or for those who prefer to stay in-house, a ‘Shake it well’ cocktail masterclass at PDT
Guests can avail a range of other personalized experiences such as: portrait session with celebrity photographer Jason Capobianco, personal shopping experience with leading stylist Grace Lam, Feng Shui design service with Thierry Chow, private yoga lesson with master Yogesh Varun, private session in the Pilates Studio, personal training in the fitness centre, and chauffeur-driven limousine airport transfer.
For those guests reserving the Entertainment Suite, Apartment Suite or any of the L900 Suites will have the added treat of a priority access invitation for to the Cannes Yachting Festival, to be held between 10 and 15 September 2019, or the Monaco Yacht Show, between 25 and 28 September 2019.
The Landmark Orient has always believed in offering luxury with environmental responsibility by implementing measures such as being the first hotel to ban plastic straws and using instead bamboo and stainless-steel straws, using reconditioned and recyclable furnishings in its PDT Bar, and serving sustainable seafood among others. Last year the hotel took this commitment to the next level by announcing two new initiatives.
For one, the hotel has partnered with Swedish fresh water specialist, Nordaq Fresh, to introduce its own in-house, filtered and purified premium bottled water in the guest rooms, suites, bars, restaurants and spa. The eco-friendly glass bottled water is produced in-house to reduce their carbon footprint.
Secondly, it has formed another partnership with the NGO Rooftop Republic to create a roof garden for growing fresh herbs, flowers and small vegetables. Organic matter normally disposed of in landfill will instead be used as fertiliser. A rooftop beehive will provide delicious honey and wax for candles.
“Considering our impact on the environment is a natural part of The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s culture and values,” says Archie Keswick.