Travel is made authentic in Mandalay with the recently rebranded Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort, the first midscale brand to grace the former royal capital of Myanmar.
Set within 12 acres of lush landscaped gardens at the foot of Mandalay Hills, Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort offers a panoramic view to the myriad pagodas and distinctive architectural surrounds of the Royal Palace.
“As the first Mercure in Mandalay, we hope to highlight the authentic experiences and magnificent sights on offer in the former royal capital. This is our ninth property in the country and we look forward to showcasing even more of the destination to travellers as we expand our portfolio across the region in the coming years,” said Patrick Basset, Chief Operating Officer of AccorHotels, Upper Southeast and Northeast Asia.
Each of the 208 rooms and suites showcase the artistry of the region with hand carved teak wood and rich local fabrics adorned with traditional gold motifs to reflect on the royal heritage. All guest rooms offer views that overlook at least one of the city’s iconic sites – Mandalay Hill, the Royal Palace, Irrawaddy River, and the cityscape. Guests staying in a Corner Deluxe, Junior Suite, Executive and President Suite, as well as the Spa Villas can enjoy privilege access to the Executive Loungeduring their stay at the property.
Dining options include a choice of three restaurants and two bars. The stylish all-day dining Yadanabon Café serves a range of international and local cuisine best enjoyed at the outdoor terrace that overlooks the gardens and Mandalay Hill. The contemporary Ming’s restaurant showcases authentic Thai, Burmese, and Chinese flavours with four private VIP Rooms for intimate dining experiences.
Bringing the essence of the destination into the guest experience is the outdoor Kinsana Garden Theatre restaurant, which showcases 1,000 years of history from the Pyu Dynasty to the present day with a “Dance From Dynasties” cultural performance from October to March.
Named after the poet who immortalised the city’s name in a namesake poem with décor similar to an English Gentlemen’s Club, Kipling’s Music & Cigar Lounge offers a wide selection of cocktails, wines and mocktails with unplugged live music daily. Light refreshments are served throughout the day at the pool bar.
Set in the beautifully landscaped Burmese gardens, Mandalar Spa offers spa-goers a rejuvenating and relaxing experience with their range of facial and massage treatments. To re-energize, enjoy a swim in the outdoor lap pool or retreat to an evening meditation at the tranquil garden surrounds
For meetings and events, the hotel boasts a conference centre with three meeting roomsincluding a ballroom that can accommodate up to 160 guests banquet style. For wedding celebrations and events, up to 2,500 guests can be catered at the hotel’s 12-acre grounds and gardens that overlooks beautiful legendary Mandalay Hill.
“Renowned as ‘The Golden Land’ with majestic views of the golden-spired pagodas that can be found throughout the country, the former capital of the Myanmar Kingdom Mandalay is an up and coming destination for business, historical and cultural travellers. The resort is easily accessible to many ancient monuments and historical sights with an 18-hole golf course and driving range located right next door for golfing enthusiasts,” said Frank Weiss, general manager of Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort.
To celebrate the opening of Mercure Mandalay Hill Resort enjoy a superior room night stay with breakfast for two and a 20% off food and beverage at Ming’s restaurant from USD 99 per night from now until 30 September 2018. For reservations, email HA3M8@accor.com, or contact +95 2 4035638. Visit www.accorhotels.com for more information.
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