5 things to do at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Taipei
We are incredibly grateful to Annie Su from the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Tapei for writing these five things about their luxury five star hotel in Taipei.
Take an art Journey in Mandarin Oriental, Taipei
The hotel welcomes guests in grandeur and luxury with a magnificent 1,400-kg chandelier in the Lobby Entrance, which was exclusively designed by the talented Czech designer, Tafana Dvorakova. With a diameter of 4 metres and height of over 3.9 metres, this spectacular monumental piece that used a combination of 50,000 pieces of crystal beads and light amber crystal drops took over nine months to make from initial designs to installation. Mandarin Oriental, Taipei offers an extraordinary environment with beautiful European-inspired architecture complemented by elegant and tasteful interiors. More than 1,700 art pieces include works of art from renowned artists, stunning antiques, and sculpture designed by the award-winning artists, such as Jae-Hyo Lee, Chan-Il Kim, and Wei Zhu, the world’s most renowned contemporary Chinese ink painter.
Visit the restaurant at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei which showcases innovative concepts and superlative cuisine in stylish and sophisticated settings
Café Un Deux Trois, designed by the internationally acclaimed designer Tony Chi, welcomes guests to a unique setting, with an area called Sweet Boutique for coffee and pastries, a Salon for small plates and a contemporary Brasserie for main dining, serving beautifully crafted French Brasserie cuisine, along with a selection of classic Asian dishes. In addition to serving exciting French brasserie cuisine, CAFÉ UN DEUX TROIS also features PAGES, a library for exclusive luxury publications and FUEGUIA 1833, a high-end Argentina Perfumery.
Sweeten your day at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei
Guests can enjoy the ultimate in fine patisserie, cakes and pralines created by World Chocolate Master, Frank Haasnoot at The Mandarin Cake Shop with its beautiful courtyard setting.
Celebrate your special occasion with our Beloved Moment room package
Mandarin Oriental, Taipei introduces a package specially designed for couples who are looking for a pampered getaway. Ideal for a marriage proposal or an anniversary celebration or simply as an intimate escape, the Beloved Moment package offers a retreat in a spacious and luxurious room or suite with sumptuous amenities that feature all the right touches.
This offer is available until 30 April 2015 at daily rates starting from TWD 38,000 and includes:
– A VIP welcome amenity
– A bottle of ‘R de Ruinart Brut Champagne
– Luxury chocolates in a heart-shaped box created by World Chocolate Master, Frank Haasnoot
– Exquisite bouquet
– Enjoy exclusive Oriental Club benefits including daily breakfast, afternoon tea, all day refreshments, evening cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at the Oriental Lounge, complimentary pressing of 3 garments per stay and complimentary wireless high speed internet
– Two sessions of portrait shooting to preserve great memories at the hotel
The above rate is subject to 10% service charge and 5% tax. Fourteen days’ advance booking is required for the Beloved Moment package.
Indulge Yourself in Formosa Spa Journey at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei
The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Taipei, a world-class spa centre for healing, offering a range of holistic treatments and therapies in serene surroundings, offers guests a series of innovative and restorative spa journeys inspired by Asia’s local culture and wellness rituals. “Formosa” is a Taiwanese-inspired therapy featuring a fusion of butterfly massage techniques.
“Formosa” is the original name of Taiwan. It means “beautiful island”. The Formosa journey begins with a welcoming foot ritual. Your skin is then polished using the ancient recipe of crushed sea pearls blended with sea salt from Tainan of southern Taiwan. Next, your body is layered in white mud with aloe vera, which will hydrate and re-mineralise your skin. Once your skin has fully absorbed all the goodness from the mud mask, a fusion of butterfly massage techniques and warm oil is beautifully applied during a full body massage. The whole wonderful journey is completed with scalp and face scrapping, a famous Taiwanese therapy and a refreshing juice of plum blossom.
This treatment’s creativity is revealed by the unique massage skills that are based on the local products and concepts of Taiwanese culture, defining Taiwan as “the friendly country” and “The Kingdom of Butterflies”.
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City’s most desirable wedding venue
Mandarin Oriental, Taipei houses Taiwan’s first spectacular Grand Salon, accompanied by a romantic roof garden, which is the perfect venue for wedding ceremonies.