About Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park
Located in fashionable Knightsbridge, the Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, was built in 1888. Frequented by both business and vacation travelers, the Edwardian-style building is the only London hotel located on Hyde Park, affording picturesque views of the royal parkland.
On-site amenities include a fitness center and spa offering bespoke treatments inspired by Eastern and Western healing practices. There are 198 guest rooms, 25 of them suites, overlooking the city, park, or the hotel's courtyard, and six separate venues can accommodate meetings, conferences, and event functions. The hotel bar and two restaurants, one a Michelin star-award winner, are stylish fixtures that complement the hotel's cosmopolitan atmosphere.
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The Spa at Mandarin Oriental has eight treatment rooms, in addition to a fitness center and heat and water facilities comprising a sanarium, amethyst crystal steam room, and vitality pool. Bamboo fixtures give a nod to the spa's Asian origins, and Zimbabwean granite enhances its minimalist interiors.
Guests can book specific treatments at the spa or blocks of time--the signature Time Rituals(tm) begin with a welcome foot massage, followed by the course of treatment best suited to the guest's individual needs. The spa menu includes a range of facials, manicure/pedicures, massage services, body wraps and scrubs, and waxing. Traditional Chinese medicine consultations are available upon request. Before or after treatments, guests can unwind in the Zen color therapy relaxation lounge.
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Location & Hours
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park66 Knightsbridge
London, SW1X 7LA
Phone: +44 (0) 207 235 2000
Facilities & Amenities
The 50-square-foot fitness center features Life Fitness exercise equipment with individual TVs. The adjacent Hyde Park allows for jogging, horseback riding, cycling, and boating (a children's paddling pool is open certain months), and the Hyde Park Tennis and Sports Center is a five-minute walk away. The 27-hole championship golf course at Stoke Park is within 40 minutes of the hotel; the concierge can arrange tee times and transportation.
The city itself is the main attraction, and the Mandarin Oriental is conveniently minutes from many of London's trendiest shopping spots and cultural offerings, including Royal Albert Hall and the museums along Exhibition Road. By taxi, Red London bus, or on foot, several famed city landmarks are within easy reach--Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey, Big Ben, and the Houses of Parliament are approximately a 40-minute stroll away (10 minutes by taxi); Apsley House is a 10-minute walk; and St. Paul's Cathedral is 20 minutes by taxi. Theater fans will find plenty to entertain them--Shakespeare's Globe Theater, the National Theater, the Royal Court Theater, and the West End theater feature an array of stage performances, ranging from classic to contemporary.
Rooms & Dining
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London, has 198 guest accommodations, 25 of them suites, decorated with antique paraphernalia and sumptuous fabrics and offering city, park, or courtyard views. All rooms are accessorized with in-room safes, minibars, and individual climate control; high-tech fixtures include high-speed and wireless Internet access, two telephone lines, and CD players. The most luxurious accommodations include the Sovereign Suite, which features a four-poster bed, Victorian bath, and French-style windows, and the Royal Suite, with a spacious terrace overlooking Hyde Park.
Guests can enjoy fine dining at the Michelin star-awarded Foliage, a sophisticated gourmet restaurant decorated with leather-upholstered seating, rosewood paneling, and rich fabrics. With a design concept of "bringing the park into the restaurant," the restaurant's interiors include 24,000 white silk leaves and picturesque views of Royal Park. The Park offers a more casual atmosphere, where guests can sample international and vegetarian options, including Asian-influenced entrées such as sashimi, crispy Peking duck, and Hainan chicken. Seasonal offerings include the Park Terrace, an open-air, country garden-inspired eatery overlooking Hyde Park. The Mandarin Bar, styled in touches of leather, mohair, marble, and glass, is a trendy cocktail spot.