Geraldine Dobey Joins Mandarin Oriental, Paris as General Manager and Area Vice President Operations

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group has appointed Geraldine Dobey as General Manager of Mandarin Oriental, Paris. The appointment welcomes Geraldine’s return to the Group as she was previously part of the leadership team at the Group’s Geneva property. Geraldine will also oversee the operations of Mandarin Oriental, Geneva and Mandarin Oriental, Marrakech.

Originally from Ireland, Geraldine attained her bachelor’s degree in Hotel and Catering Management at the Galway Institute of Technology. She began her career in the hotel industry in 1991 and held several operational positions before becoming Hotel Manager at the Hilton London Mews in 1999. Geraldine held the position of Hotel Manager at the Hilton London Hyde Park and Director of Operations at the Langham Hilton.

In 2003, the Hilton Group appointed her General Manager of the Hilton Paris, which she ran for five years before taking charge of the Hilton Arc de Triomphe and then Hotel Barrière Le Fouquet’s Paris. In December 2019, she won General Manager of the Year at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards.

As an expert in the Parisian market, Geraldine returns to the prestigious five-star Mandarin Oriental, Paris to reinforce its position as one of the city's pre-eminent luxury hotels. Inspired by fashion and artistic creativity and underpinned by the brand’s legendary service, the hotel embodies a celebration of Paris today and tomorrow.

“I’m delighted to join Mandarin Oriental, Paris and its professional and passionate team which is renowned for the high quality of service it delivers with style. As a true lover of Paris, I am proud and enthusiastic to lead one of the city’s most vibrant hotels, where contemporary Parisian elegance blends with Oriental refinement,” says Geraldine.

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Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 36 hotels and seven residences in 24 countries and territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.


Mandarin Oriental, Paris

Mandarin Oriental, Paris is a celebration of Paris today and tomorrow, inspired by fashion and artistic creativity and underpinned by the brand’s legendary service. This truly Parisian five star hotel provides an oasis of tranquillity and a cocoon of luxury. The 96 chic and elegant rooms and 39 spacious suites offer guests an exceptionally stylish Parisian experience with their nod to couture and unique art pieces. Located in the very heart of the city, the hotel’s best kept secret is its inner garden providing a sanctuary from the bustling city and a peaceful dining haven. A wide range of dining options are overseen by celebrated Chef Thierry Marx, including two-Michelin starred, fine-dining restaurant, Sur Mesure, all-day dining Camélia, a Cake Shop by Mandarin Oriental, a cool cocktail bar, as well as L’Honoré serving health conscious cuisine. Finally, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental offers unique wellness and relaxation experiences, in a soothing, contemporary environment, featuring luxurious private treatment rooms, an indoor pool and a state of the art fitness centre. Mandarin Oriental, Paris is the preferred choice of discerning travellers who believe they have found the city’s best kept secret address.