Tango Diva : Travel Stories for Women, by Women

Location and how to get there: By Hotel Limousine We can organize your choice limousine. The journey time depends on traffic but should be approximately 30 to 40 minutes. By Taxi The journey time depends on traffic but should be approximately 30 to 40 minutes. By Airport Express This is an extremely efficient and actually very pleasant way to reach Hong Kong Central. Trains run every 12 minutes and the journey takes 24 minutes.

Number of rooms:
113 rooms ranging from a deluxe room to the presidential suite.

Price Range:
Starting from $550.00 USD per night

Time of year to go:
All year.

Extraordinary things are made in Hong Kong, like vast vertical strips of neon sky rise, high density luxurious fashion emporiums, trips to misty peaks with tropical forests overlooking the city and the surprise discovery of the enormous areas of national parks. Hong Kong is a constantly evolving city with an incredibly adaptable population ready to meet the desires of the contemporary urban traveler. Whether you are looking for bright lights and parties or tropical verdure and Chinese markets, this city has it all.

No other hotel in Hong Kong will offer you such extravagant space within such intimate luxury. The Landmark Mandarin Oriental has just 113 rooms and suites but they are amongst the largest in Asia and each is designed with intelligence to provide unanticipated luxuries for the international traveler. Guests can escape the hustle and bustle of the city and submerge themselves into this peaceful and discreet retreat.

Why is this location so great for women? Shopping in the Landmark Atrium houses, it has more than 100 of the world’s leading fashion brands, while the hotel is adjacent to the largest Armani store in Asia, the first Harvey Nichols store outside of the UK, and the original Shanghai Tang shop.

Services & Amenities: Airport concierge, in-room shopping,
personal shopper (to provide styling tips and special discounts), high-speed wireless internet, limousine airport transfer, babysitting, room service, concierge, laundry service, plug-in your personal audio player (iPod or MP3), video-on-demand technology,
DVD player, surround sound system, mini-barc, complimentary daily newspaper, plush bathrobes, and slippers.

Hotel Restaurants & Bars: Man Wha is set high on the 25th floor where guests are welcomed into the deeply elegant dining room. With a menu of traditional Cantonese cuisine, seasonal and signature specialties.
M Bar is a spectacular two level bar with ravishingly chic atmosphere featuring a light ‘organic’ menu. With fabulous views from the 25th floor enjoy their mixed cocktails with an essence of the east.
Spa/Pool Café is for post-spa bites, an original culinary concept, based on the Cretan diet pyramid that combines wisdom and pleasure.

Spa, health club, gym, pool: The Oriental Spa offers extensive heat experiences with separate areas for male and female guests. Merging ancient practices with the latest in technology featuring experience shower, amethyst crystal steam room, laconium, tepitarium chair, vitality pool, etc. Use of the heat experiences is complimentary for all staying guests, and also included with all spa services. They feature the most comprehensive range of health, beauty and massage treatments in Asia, with signature treatments created exclusively for Mandarin Oriental. There is also a hi-tech fitness centre, with latest cardiovascular and weight training equipment, including treadmills, step machines, cardio bikes, weight machines and free weights and an indoor swimming pool.

Bath products in rooms:
Aromatherapy Associate

Specials for women/girlfriends: Girls Guide to Glamour Package: In an exclusive arrangement with Harvey Nichols a personal shopper will present a selection of whatever you wish to browse in the privacy of your luxurious room. They will also offer professional guidance on color and styling. Afterwards enjoy the full glamour treatment including massage, hair styling and make up. The Offer Includes:
Accommodation in a luxurious room with multiple LCD televisions and spectacular bathrooms with sunken bathtubs and rainforest showers,
a complimentary bottle of champagne,
private in-room shopping, personal shopper to provide styling tips, special discounts at Harvey Nichols, post-shopping foot massage, manicure to relax after all the shopping stress, in-room hair styling by Le Salon, stylist to the stars, 30-minute make-up session with professional make-up artists, and access to The Oriental Spa including the magnificent Heat Experience. Valid until 31 December 2007.

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road Central, The Landmark, Central Hong Kong

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