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Tried & Tested: Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
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Sorry, I just got back from Hong Kong—am sick—and have lots of work to do.
The trip was planned way back in November when I got invited to Art Basel Hong Kong.
This time I chose to stay with my hubby at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental (LMO) in Central.
Didn’t know what to expect, but I’m a lucky girl, so we got upgraded to the Deluxe L600 room on the top floor.
This was the anteroom

Deluxe L600

that opens up to the living room. Jeroen and I enjoyed this couch very much. We had delicious naps here.

Deluxe L600

On the left is a work desk that we used mainly as a charging station and tambakan ng snacks, papers, etc. 🙂

Deluxe L600

Bed was OK. Sheets can be softer, but Jeroen loved the pillows. So happy there was an electric outlet near the bed, for my laptop.

Bed

Okay, here’s the thing about the room: it is all about the bathroom!! There’s a rounded partition that separates the bathroom from the guest room. It reminds me of an airplane fitting

Bathroom

The bathroom can be accessed through the bedroom and the living room. At night, it looks like a movie set.

Bathroom

Jeroen liked the Frette bathrobes. This way to the shower

Bathroom

The shower is fantastic, although I had a small accident when I opened the shower for the first time—didn’t know the hand shower was facing me and I got all wet!!

Bathroom

Because I was sick, I didn’t get to use the giant bathtub, which I regret because 15 years ago, I wanted a bathtub just like this. *sigh*

Bathroom

On the left counter is where I put makeup on

Bathroom

There were two lavatories

Bathroom

and the most amazing amenities drawer. Love the packaging!!

Bathroom

Sorry I forgot to take a picture of the toilet. It was in a separate stall and perfect.
What I loved: the hotel slippers

Hotel slippers

As usual, I overpacked for a four-day trip, but neglected to bring a spring coat and neck warmer, so I got sick.
Closets with lots of hangers are a must

Closet

I love my bag

Closet

Thanks Jeroen for coming along. Every trip with you is a honeymoon.

Jeroen

Other notes on the LMO:
1) Customer service is excellent. From the bellhops who call your taxi and take your bags to the room, to the people at front desk, and the servers who bring room service—service is A++++.
2) Unfortunately, I did not like the room service. The chicken rice was malansa—what is this word in English? Although Jeroen loved the nasi goreng, which he ordered twice.
3) Location is right next to the Landmark—a mall that doesn’t interest me. The nearest drugstore (Mannings) and grocery (Marketplace) are too far for. I do not like the brands in this mall, and I don’t like the food (too fancy).
4) The best part: Comme des Garçons is right around the corner at Ice House Street, and COS is not too far at Queens Road.
5) Hotel is very near the MTR Station.

http://www.mandarinoriental.com/landmark/

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