Mandarin Oriental is set to open a new hotel in the Chinese city of Hangzhou in 2025.

Mandarin Oriental, Hangzhou will be housed within the Westlake 66 mixed-use commercial and luxury retail complex owned and developed by Hang Lung Properties, located close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of West Lake. The development will also have easy access to the city’s main business hubs of Binjiang and Qianjiang.

The hotel will feature 194 rooms and suites, four restaurants and bars, and significant meeting and event space. There will also be spa and wellness facilities, a fitness centre and indoor swimming pool.

James Riley, Group CEO of Mandarin Oriental, commented:

“We are delighted to be part of this exciting project and to be extending the Group’s presence in mainland China. This development further reinforces the Group’s commitment to building on our existing portfolio in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Sanya, along with properties currently under development in Nanjing, Shenzhen and Qianmen, Beijing.

“I am particularly pleased to partner with Hang Lung Properties given their clear commitment to sustainability, aligning with our own sustainability goals and objectives.”

Weber Lo, CEO of Hang Lung Properties, added:

“We are excited to partner with Mandarin Oriental on this important addition to our development portfolio.

“We believe Mandarin Oriental’s global reputation for excellence will ensure that this luxury hotel provides an exceptional addition to the vibrancy of the city and compliments our ambitions for Westlake 66 to create a new and dynamic destination in the heart of Hangzhou.”

Mandarin Oriental operates 34 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories around the world.