Hong Kong, 12 January 2015 – Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is pleased to announce that it will for the third year be the Official Hotel for Art Basel in Hong Kong this March. 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 for the first time in Pierre, to art-inspired chocolates and cocktails, and a relaxing treatment to revive the feet after the bustle of the show at The Mandarin Spa.
Art Basel will be held from 15 to 17 March 2015 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.
Art Stay – 9 to 18 March 2015
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 fair 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 HKD4,899, 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. For full details on art inspired menus, chocolates, cocktails and spa treats, please contact the hotel on +852 2522 0111.
About Art Basel in Hong Kong
The third edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong will feature 233 premier galleries, from 37 countries and territories from Asia, Europe, the Americas and the rest of the world and more than 3,000 artists, ranging from young emerging artists to the Modern masters from both Asia and the West from the 20th and 21st centuries. With around 50 percent of galleries having exhibition spaces in Asia and the Asia-Pacific region, Art Basel underlines its commitment to showcasing the best art from the region. The show will include for the second time a Film sector, curated by Li Zhenhua, and hosted in collaboration with the Hong Kong Arts Centre. Alexie Glass-Kantor will curate Encounters, the sector for large-scale sculptural and installation pieces, for the first time this year. Art Basel in Hong Kong, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will take place from Sunday, 15 March to Tuesday, 17 March 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.