Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has announced that for the fourth year it will be the Official Hotel for Art Basel Hong Kong, which takes place in March 2016. To celebrate this partnership with Art Basel, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong will be offering guests a series of bespoke services ranging from an exclusive stay, an art-inspired menu in the Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar as well as in Pierre, art-inspired chocolates at The Mandarin Cake Shop and cocktails at M bar, a relaxing treatment at The Mandarin Spa to revive the feet after the bustle of the show, and art exhibitions and shows throughout the hotel.
Following a breakthrough 2015 edition – which placed the Hong Kong show squarely in the center of Asia’s international art scene – the upcoming show offers a premier platform for showing works from across the globe, more than half from Asia and Asia Pacific, while providing an in-depth overview of the region’s diversity through both historical material and cutting-edge works by leading and emerging artists.
Art Basel Hong Kong will be held from 24 to 26 March 2016 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, just a short taxi or Mass Transit Railway ride away from the hotel. Located in the heart of the city, the iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has become the hotel of choice for many leading artists and gallery directors when visiting the city for either business or pleasure.
The iconic Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is the epitome of contemporary luxury combined with Oriental heritage. Having delighted guests with award-winning service and impressive facilities for nearly 50 years, it is the much-loved address for those seeking an exclusive sanctuary in the heart of this exciting city. The spacious rooms and suites offer magnificent views of the famous Victoria Harbour and the city skyline. A collection of ten outstanding restaurants and bars, including two with Michelin stars, and a Shanghainese-inspired holistic spa, indoor pool and 24-hour fitness centre, make Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong the recognized home away from home for discerning leisure and business travelers alike.
Art Stay – 19 to 29 March 2016
As the Official Hotel for the Art Basel show in Hong Kong, guests can enjoy an exclusive Art Stay package that includes:
- Overnight accommodation in a luxurious room
- Access for two to Art Basel, including unlimited entrance to the fair, an invitation to the Vernissage, access to the Collectors Lounge and invitations to a series of events
- Breakfast in-room or in the Clipper Lounge or Café Causette
- A welcome bottle of ‘R’ de Ruinart Champagne
- Art-inspired welcome tasty treat on arrival
Room rates start at HKD4,799, subject to 10% service charge per night and subject to availability. Room reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly on + 852 2820 4202 or by visiting the tempting offers page on our website at www.mandarinoriental.com/hongkong.
Art Basel stages the world’s premier art shows for Modern and contemporary works, sited in Basel, (Switzerland) Miami Beach (USA) and Hong Kong. Defined by its host city and region, each show is unique, which is reflected in its participating galleries, artworks presented, and the content of parallel programming produced in collaboration with local institutions for each edition. In addition to ambitious stands featuring leading galleries from around the world, each show’s exhibition sectors spotlight the latest developments in the visual arts, offering visitors new ideas, new inspiration and new contacts in the art world. For further information please visit www.artbasel.com.