Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai: The City’s Most Magical Place To Wed

Hong Kong, 28 May 2014 – Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai is the definitive place to say ‘I do’ in China’s most cosmopolitan city. The spectacular riverfront gardens, exquisitely designed venues, private yacht river cruises, plus Mandarin Oriental’s legendary service and gourmet catering combine to ensure each special day is truly perfect.

By hosting a wedding at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai, bridal couples become part of a grand tradition of famous lovers that have wed in Mandarin Oriental hotels around the globe.

A wedding at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai represents the epitome of elegance, sophistication and prestige. The central riverfront landmark offers a variety of unique venues that are perfect for lavish banquets or intimate celebrations. Bridal couples can choose to exchange vows in a romantic outdoor wedding ceremony on the hotel lawn or at the Yacht Club Riverside Terrace. A delightful indoor ceremony option is in the soaring Grand Ballroom foyer, with an eight-metre-high ceiling and backlit blue mosaic glass, providing a grand ceremonial aura.

The pillar-free 625 sqm Grand Ballroom can host up to 300 guests for a wedding banquet, and is divisible into three standalone areas. The Ballroom’s elegant design incorporates auspicious Chinese cultural motifs, such as ring-shaped crystal chandeliers representing a harmonious union, and a soft golden colour palette. A double-tier proscenium stage is perfect for performances and speeches.

Mandarin Oriental’s experienced wedding planners work closely with the bride and groom to customise every detail. Expert chefs create tailored Chinese or Western menus to suit all tastes.  Meanwhile, a dedicated wedding butler is on hand to ensure every aspect of the big day is orchestrated to perfection.

Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai’s three Wedding Packages include a host of special extras, such as use of a luxurious bridal dressing room, designer decorations and floral centerpieces, plus a wedding cake and champagne tower.

Newlyweds can spend their first night as husband and wife in style with a complimentary overnight stay in a Harbour City Suite and breakfast at Zest. They can also relax and indulge together before or after the wedding with an ‘Oriental Essence’ massage treatment at The Spa.

For weddings of more than 200 guests, extraordinary perks are offered with all packages. Couples and their guests (up to 10 people) can enjoy a one-hour private Yacht River Cruise on the Huangpu River. They can also take advantage of the ‘Wedding by Mandarin Oriental Global Commitment’ at all other sister Mandarin Oriental hotels, including Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, Mandarin Oriental Paris and Mandarin Oriental Bangkok, offering a complimentary overnight honeymoon stay with upgrade, VIP privileges and a USD100 Spa voucher, among other benefits.

For further details and event reservations, please visit www.mandarinoriental.com or call +86 21 2082 9889. The above offer is subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply.

About Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai

Located on the east bank of the Huangpu River, amidst the dramatic skyline of the Lujiazui financial district, Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai redefines luxury waterfront living in Shanghai. With an unrivalled location, legendary service and world-class facilities, the 362-room hotel and 210 fully serviced executive apartments are poised to become Shanghai’s most desirable address.

The hotel features 318 spacious guestrooms and 44 suites and is also home to the largest and most expensive Presidential Suite in Shanghai, spanning 788 square metres with a sky garden terrace and magnificent river views. The 210 luxury furnished apartments – from studio to three bedrooms – are Shanghai’s only fully serviced riverside residences, and  are designed to offer the ultimate in luxury and comfort.

Chef Richard Ekkebus of the two-Michelin starred Amber at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, will preside at the hotel’s Fifty 8° Grill, and Shanghainese celebrity chef Tony Lu will be at the helm of Chinese restaurant Yong Yi Ting. All-day kitchen Zest, Qi Bar, Riviera Lobby Lounge and The Mandarin Cake Shop complete the essential dining options for business and leisure.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai offers guests Mandarin Oriental’s renowned signature therapies and advanced beauty and holistic wellness treatments within a soothing Zen oasis. Additional recreational facilities at Mandarin Oriental Pudong, Shanghai include a fully equipped Fitness & Wellness Centre with a Kinesis wall and Maya Fit virtual trainers; a 25-metre indoor swimming pool; and a thermal bathing facility.

The hotel is also perfectly placed for exclusive meetings and conferences in Shanghai. A selection of multi-functional event spaces includes a Grand Ballroom hosting 500 guests, an Oriental Ballroom for 250 guests, plus eight versatile meeting rooms.

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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