Italian design and Oriental luxury
The Mandarin Oriental has opened in the heart of Milan, housed in four elegant and completely renovated palaces of the XVIII century, few steps from La Scala and via Montenapoleone. The hotel features 104 rooms and suites designed by Antonio Citterio, and an eclectic choice of restaurants presided by starred chef Antonio Guida. The restaurant’s floor has been designed by architect Antonio Citterio, who chose 15 different kinds of marble and wood, according to Mandarin’s philosophy of enhancing the value of the raw materials used in the host country. And to relax before dinner, nothing is better than the Mandarin Oriental Hotel SPA, featuring two suites for personalized couple treatments, Thai massage and six relaxing treatments rooms. Guests have also at their disposal a world class hair salon, run by the famous hair stylist Massimo Serini, a manicure and pedicure studio, a fitness centre and an indoor swimming pool. Architect Antonio Citterio has also decorated and furnished the 104 rooms: 73 rooms with an elegant color palette and 31 spacious suites, among which stands out the Presidential Suite, with a sophisticated environment reflecting Milanese style with a touch of the Orient. It is one of the most important opening in the luxury expo-oriented hotellerie in Milan. The opening of the Mandarin Oriental Milan marks the arrival of the Asian hotel group on the Italian market and brings the number of operational properties in the Europe, Middle East and Africa zone in its portfolio to eight. « We are proud to bring to Italy the renowned hospitality of Mandarin Oriental and I am sure that Mandarin Oriental Milan will become a new landmark to experience the impeccable hospitality in the heart of this city», said General manager Luca Finardi. Mandarin Oriental currently has a network of 45 hotels in operation or under development, for a total of some 11,000 rooms in 25 countries: 20 addresses in Asia, 10 in the Americas and 15 in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.