Mandarin Oriental to manage new Moscow hotel

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is to manage a luxurious new hotel in the heart of Moscow. Mandarin Oriental, Moscow, scheduled to open in 2011, will be located on Tverskaya Street, just a five minute walk from the famous Red Square.The hotel will be housed in the redevelopment of a historic building that was originally constructed in the early 19th Century as a private manor house. The restoration of the period architecture will be an integral part of the building’s transformation into a Mandarin Oriental.

The hotel’s 237 guestrooms, including 66 suites, will be amongst the largest in the city, featuring a classic but contemporary interior style with customer-centric technology providing guests with highly sophisticated in-room entertainment, in an elegant environment.

Mandarin Oriental, Moscow will incorporate a holistic range of wellness and beauty treatments in a tranquil, meditative setting. The spacious spa will include private treatment rooms as well as significant water and heat therapies. An indoor swimming pool and a comprehensive fitness centre will further add to the hotel’s leisure facilities.

The hotel will also feature a variety of restaurants and bars, offering an eclectic choice of contemporary cuisine and cocktails in chic surroundings. Two elegant ballrooms, 6,000 sq metres of luxury retail and significant underground valet parking will also be added to the property.

The hotel will be owned and developed by Unicor Management Company, a real estate developer with a significant residential and commercial portfolio and interests in a variety of industries, including banking, retail and agriculture.