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Mandarin Oriental, Paris Has Everyone Saying "I Love Paris"


Newly Opened Hotel Debuts Spa and Grand Opening Package,

Exclusively Through Virtuoso®

Newly opened in the city of lights, Mandarin Oriental, Paris brings the famed service and excellence of the Mandarin Oriental brand to France. As part of the prestigious Virtuoso® network and its ultra-selective Preview program, this exciting new hotel offers everything the discerning traveler wants from a Parisian stay: Mandarin Oriental’s famed, dedicated guest service; chic décor blending the brand’s elegant style with modern Parisian sensibilities; and, an exclusive address on one Paris’ most fashionable streets, Rue Saint-Honoré. Here, guests are surrounded by haute couture, world-class museums and divine culinary offerings.

In celebration of its grand opening, the Mandarin Oriental, Paris is welcoming guests with an enticing offer, “J’aime Paris.” When reserved through a Virtuoso travel advisor, the package comes with additional exclusive amenities such as a room upgrade upon arrival, subject to availability, complimentary American breakfast for two served daily in-room, an €85 (approximately US $121) spa credit as well as a promotional credit of €300 (approximately US $425[1]) for reservations in a luxurious guestroom or a €500 (approximately US $710) credit for guests who book a beautiful suite. Credits can be redeemed on rooms, bar and restaurant charges, or on signature treatments at the Spa. The “J’aime Paris” package is available for a limited time for stays taking place from trough August 28, 2011, and rates begin at €865 per night for a Superior Room (approximately US $1,228 per night). Guests can reserve their stay by contacting Virtuoso at 1-866-401-7974.



Entirely devoted to well-being and relaxation, the Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Paris offers a holistic experience to promote complete harmony between the mind and body. Renowned interior designer Sybille de Margerie has transformed more than 9,600 sq. ft. of space into a tranquil retreat, creating an environment of simplicity and purity. Whether traveling for business or pleasure, guests will enjoy personalized service and tailor-made experiences. Mandarin Oriental’s bespoke “Time Rituals™” encourage guests to book time rather than specific treatments, so that services can be customized to meet individual needs.

Upon entering the Spa, patrons are shown to a private spa suite with wardrobe, facilities, shower and steam room. Decorated in shades of amaranth, taupe and silver, the intimate comfort of the Spa Suites allows guests to completely unwind and enjoy the unique experience of Mandarin Oriental’s award-winning spa treatments. Spa Suite experiences commence with an in-depth interview with an expert practitioner to ensure treatments are adapted to each individuals’ needs and preferences. Following the interview, treatments begin with Mandarin Oriental’s Tian Quan Therapy, a Chinese bathing ritual, and steam shower – which is particularly beneficial in increasing blood circulation, detoxification and opening the pores to allow any oils and creams used in the treatment that follows to penetrate deeper into the skin.

Developed in consultation with specialists in traditional Chinese medicine and master aromatherapists, Mandarin Oriental’s Signature Therapies emerge from Oriental philosophy and combine the relaxing effects of massage with the benefits of bespoke custom-blended essential oils. One such treatment, the Hu-Tieh Quan (Butterfly Spring), starts with a bath of warming ginger, uplifting mandarin and frankincense. The journey continues with a nourishing and relaxing full body wrap and head massage, targeting key trigger points on the scalp. The treatment is completed with an evolution massage, designed to open the body and release tension in particular in the upper body, neck and shoulders.

The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Paris also encompasses beauty and will feature an exclusive collection of exceptional facial therapies by Guerlain. Since 1828, Guerlain has brought excellence and effectiveness to the art of skin treatment. Each therapy is a sensorial delight that captures performance and refinement in carefully formulated, delicately fragranced textures.

The “J’aime Paris” package is based on availability and cannot be combined with other promotions. A minimum stay may apply depending on dates selected. To make reservations, guests can contact a Virtuoso advisor by calling (866) 401-7974 or by visiting www.virtuoso.com. For more information on Mandarin Oriental, Paris, visit www.mandarinoriental.com/paris.
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