Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has announced that it will manage a new luxury hotel in Nanjing, the capital of Jiangsu Province in China. It is scheduled to open in 2022.
Mandarin Oriental, Nanjing will be located on the Qinhuai River and in close proximity to historic landmarks, including the Gate of China, which forms part of one of the longest ancient city walls in the world built by the first emperor of the Ming Dynasty over 600 years ago.
The hotel will have 106 rooms and suites with views of the river and the ancient city wall. There will be three restaurants and bars, including an all-day dining option, a Chinese restaurant and a Lobby Lounge.
The hotel will also have a Spa at Mandarin Oriental providing treatments and therapies, as well as an indoor swimming pool and fitness centre. There will also be a range of adaptable meeting facilities, and a large ballroom that will cater to events and social functions.
The site is well located for leisure travelers to the city, being a short walk to popular tourist attractions, including the Confucius Temple quarter and the Old East Gate, which was originally built in the Ming Dynasty. The overall development will also be well served by good transportation links.
Mandarin Oriental, Nanjing will be part of a larger mixed-use development. In addition to the hotel, the development will comprise premium retail space and residential luxury homes.
Nanjing is the capital of Jiangsu Province situated on the south bank of the Yangtze River. The city has a long and unique history dating back to the third century A.D. Today it is the political, cultural and economic centre of the province, as well as one of the major urban centers on the Yangtze River for commerce, trade, finance, tourism and logistics.