By Norah Bradford
London’s Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park is a luxury hotel in the beautiful Knightsbridge neighborhood overlooking Hyde Park. Widely renowned as one of the world’s most celebrated hotels, it features world-class accommodations, extremely knowledgeable concierge staff, and extraordinary dining.
Guests can choose from two outstanding restaurants and a stunning bar; the hotel is one of London’s premier gourmet destinations. Dinner by Heston Blumenthal is one of the world’s most highly acclaimed restaurants and features a menu inspired by Blumenthal’s deep knowledge of and longtime enthusiasm for fifteenth- and sixteenth-century cookery. Bar Boulud is a French-style bistro and the only London restaurant of Michelin-starred chef Daniel Boulud. At Bar Boulud, relaxed ambiance meets fabulous cuisine, winning praise from both critics and diners. Mandarin Bar is one of London’s most popular nightspots. Furthermore, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park’s event facilities are versatile, inspired, and luxurious, making the hotel the perfect venue for everything from business meetings to weddings. The hotel’s rooms and suites offer unparalleled comfort and elegance.
Exciting new developments abound at the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park. The recently opened, stylish stainless steel swimming pool and Fitness Centre is one. This indoor heated twin lane pool has a lap timer feature that will delight fitness enthusiasts. This feature enables swimmers to dial in a target speed that they wish to swim to and then try to keep up with the pacer light that runs the length of the pool embedded in the floor. The new Fitness Centre is open twenty four hours a day and is equipped with the latest fitness and entertainment technology by Technogym.
The soon to be opened Rosebery will welcome a contemporary chic new format to afternoon tea threading in some unique oriental touches. With the rich history of the space having formally been a tea room in the early 1020’s, The Rosebery will offer the finest of tea programmes in conjunction with the East India Company. There will be an eclectic tea list offering including a Mandarin bespoke Morning and Afternoon tea blend. Come the evening this elegant space will be transformed into a champagne bar offering premier champagnes and cordials.
The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park promises a stay that will delight and refresh visitors who seek the ultimate in comfortable and elegant accommodations in the heart of London.
For more information: mandarinoriental.com