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Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong Turns 50

Once hailed as ‘one of the eleven great hotels in the world’, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong evokes the grandeur and class of an era long past. Today, the iconic hotel is a sterling example of the world-renowned Oriental heritage and hospitality and it stands at the epitome of contemporary luxury.

Interesting facts about Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

• It was the very first hotel in Asia to have a bath in every guestroom

• It was the tallest building in Hong Kong upon its completion in 1963

• The hotel almost always makes an appearance in international best hotels lists

Celebrating its 50th anniversary in October 2013, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong saw the likes of international superstars, dignitaries and society guests come together to toast the grand dame. Among the VIPs at the glamorous gala were Dame Helen Mirren, Maggie Cheung, Bryan Ferry, Vivienne Tam, and Karen Mok.

‘This iconic hotel has long been in the heart and hearts of the Hong Kong people, and we are delighted that so many guests could join us to celebrate this momentous occasion,’ said Jonas Schuermann, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong’s General Manager and Area Vice President of Operations.

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