Mandarin Oriental, New York Announces The Debut Of Suite 5000

Hong Kong, 25 November 2013 – Mandarin Oriental, New York is delighted to announce the launch of its newest signature suite, Suite 5000. Located on the hotel’s 50th floor, the spacious 3,300 square-foot suite blends the city’s finest art, fashion and design, with an array of exclusive and exciting partnerships. Upon booking, Guest Relations will customize each stay from start to finish.

“Our aim is to showcase the essence and distinctiveness of New York City within Suite 5000, and  offer guests unparalleled access to new and enriching cultural experiences,” said Susanne Hatje, General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, New York. “Combined with Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service and style we believe this will  provide our guests with a memorable, one of a kind stay,” she added.

Designed by internationally renowned architecture and interior design firm BBG-BBGM, the suite features an elegant soft dove gray and ivory color scheme, accented with rich charcoal and black. The floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the beautiful views of the Manhattan skyline, Central Park and the Hudson River. Complementing the stunning interiors, Mandarin Oriental, New York has partnered with Whitewall magazine to curate an exclusive year-long art exhibition of New York City-inspired works by established and emerging contemporary artists including Kenny Scharf, Shelter Serra, Ray Geary and Forrest Myers.

“Whitewall’s vision to make the contemporary art world more accessible has been beautifully realized within the suite, and offers guests the rare chance to live with, learn about and even collect some incredible works of art,” said Editor in Chief, Katy Donoghue. In-room iPads allow guests to interact with the exhibition, providing access to information on the featured artists and their works.

In addition, Suite 5000 allows guests to become immersed in the finest of the city’s film and music. A collection of films featuring New York City are available for viewing on a 75-inch flat panel television in the suite’s state-of-the-art media center. The living room has a diverse record collection that has been curated by New York City’s own Academy Records, and the in-suite iPad boasts an exclusive “Soundtrack of New York.”

Additional suite features include a dining room, with seating for ten, accented by a Swarovski crystal wall installation, a full-sized kitchen with separate entry, a dedicated fitness area with equipment customized for individual guests and a master bathroom complete with a large soaking tub and an oversized steam shower with views of the Hudson River and personalized bath amenities.

“When designing a new signature suite for Mandarin Oriental, we wanted to capture the spirit of New York as well as the comfort and ease of a personal residence,” said Christina Hart, Interiors Partner at BBG-BBGM. “Suite 5000’s aesthetic looks to the property’s oriental heritage as inspiration while also celebrating the grandeur and elegance of Manhattan with modernist touches and superior craftsmanship throughout.”

Rates for Suite 5000 begin at USD 28,000. For further information or to make a booking, please contact Mandarin Oriental, New York at +1 (212) 805 8800.

About Mandarin Oriental, New York

A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 244 elegant guestrooms and suites — all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel’s elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool.  In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000-square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle’s Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center’s collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from a well-respected Asian hotel company into a global brand, the Group now operates, or has under development, 44 hotels representing close to 11,000 rooms in 25 countries, with 20 hotels in Asia, ten in The Americas and 14 in Europe, Middle East and North Africa. In addition, the Group operates or has under development, 13 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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Jessica Seasholtz
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