Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco Leads 'Hotels with Heart' Campaign with the American Heart Association

Hong Kong, 3 January 2014 - Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco is launching a series of special offers in January and February 2014 to benefit the American Heart Association. During this two-month series, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco, Brasserie S&P, and the hotel will offer travel packages, spa treatments, cooking classes, healthy dinners and weekly evening runs through San Francisco with the General Manager, Mr. Donald Bowman. 

Mr. Bowman is co-chair of the ‘Hotels with Heart’ campaign and has set a goal for the Hotel Council of San Francisco members to collectively raise $250,000. ‘Hotels with Heart’ will culminate with the “Climb to the Stars” charity event, with a portion of all proceeds going directly to the campaign. 

I Left My Heart in San Francisco 

Guests can escape for an irresistible romantic retreat at Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco’s sky-high guestrooms and suites located atop 11 floors of San Francisco’s third tallest building. Rates for the I Left My Heart in San Francisco package start at USD1,045 and includes:

  • One night stay in sumptuous accommodations
  • A couples, 50-minute Bloom treatment in the Harmony Suite at The Spa
  • One bottle of Mumm Napa Sparkling Rosé
  • ElizabethW Hearts Bath Fizzes to draw a relaxing bath
  • Continental Breakfast for two in bed
  • A donation of USD50 to American Heart Association

The package is available January 16 to February 28, 2014 and is subject to availability plus taxes and gratuities. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (415) 276-9600, emailing mosfo-reservations@mohg.com, through Mandarin Oriental’s worldwide sales and reservations offices on +1 (866) 796-5475, or visit the Group’s direct on-line reservations service at www.mandarinoriental.com

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco 

Guests will be invited to rejuvenate with the 1 hour 50 minute Mandarin Oriental Signature Spa Therapy Bloom element in which 10% of the treatment costs booked January 1 to February 28, 2014, will be donated to the American Heart Association. Additionally, 10% of any Bloom signature candles, massage and body oil, bath and shower oil sold will also be donated to the cause. For inquiries, please contact +1 (415) 276-9780 or email mosfo-spa@mohg.com

Brasserie S&P 

Guests can enjoy a wide range of offerings including dinners, tastings, “Cooking Healthy Meals with Executive Chef Adam Mali” classes for children and more with a portion of the proceeds donated to American Heart Association. For inquiries, please contact +1 (415) 986-2020 or email mosfo-dining@mohg.com.

Learn to Stay Fit 

Guests will be invited to learn and practice healthy fitness regiments on Saturday mornings in January and February. An avid marathon runner, Mr. Bowman will lead guests on a run through the city, every Wednesday evening in February. The Spa will also be posting daily heart health educational tips on Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco’s Facebook page. Finally, read the inspirational book “Living Life to the Full” by author Ellen Charnley and the journey of facing open-heart surgery then completing an Ironman, available for purchase in guestrooms.

“Climb to the Stars” Charity Event 

Take the challenge and be one of the first people to climb to the top of the third tallest building in San Francisco. Guests will be invited to sign up, make a pledge and walk up 48 stories to the top of the building where a private reception awaits. 

For full details on any of the offers held in support of the “Hotels with Heart” campaign, please contact +1 (415) 276-9888 or visit www.mandarinoriental.com/sanfrancisco/heart.

“Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco is delighted to lead the ‘Hotels with Heart’ campaign. Our offerings will raise funds awareness about heart disease and stroke,” explains General Manager Donald Bowman. “My team and I are dedicated to living healthier lifestyles, creating memorable experiences as well as supporting organizations that positively impact our community.” 

“Our 2020 Impact Goal is to improve the cardiovascular health of all Americans by 20 percent while reducing deaths from cardiovascular diseases and stroke by 20 percent by the year 2020,” said Patricia Sprincin, San Francisco American Heart Association Chairperson. “Because of supporters like Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco and the Hotel Council of San Francisco, the American Heart Association is one step closer to reaching our goal.” 

About the American Heart Association 

The American Heart Association is devoted to saving people from heart disease and stroke – America’s No. 1 and No. 4 killers. We team with millions of volunteers to fund innovative research, fight for stronger public health policies, and provide lifesaving tools and information to prevent and treat these diseases. The Dallas-based association is the nation’s oldest and largest voluntary organization dedicated to fighting heart disease and stroke. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-AHA-USA1, visit heart.org or call any of our offices around the country. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

About Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco

The 158-room Mandarin Oriental, San Francisco is located in the heart of the city and offers unparalleled panoramic views of the bay and beyond from the top 11 floors of San Francisco’s third tallest building, 345 California Center. Having recently completed an extensive refurbishment during its 25th Anniversary year with the addition of Brasserie S&P restaurant and bar, and an 8,000 square foot Spa and Fitness Center, the hotel is consistently ranked among the world’s top hotels by leading authorities. Features include Conde Nast Traveler ‘Hot List’ 2013 and Readers Choice Awards 2012 ‘Top 25 Hotels in N. California’, Institutional Investor’s ‘World’s Best Hotels 2012’, Travel + Leisure ‘World’s Best Hotels’ Awards 2011, U.S. News & World Report’s ‘Hotels in the USA’, and is one of Andrew Harper’s Hideaway Report’s 2011 ‘Top 20 City Hotels in the World’. For reservations or more information, please call +1 800 622 0404 or visit www.mandarinoriental.com/sanfrancisco.

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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