Hotel Santiago Is Mandarin Oriental’s First Property in South America

HONG KONG—Hotel Santiago has opened today under Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group management. It is the company’s first property in South America.

Formerly the Grand Hyatt Santiago, the property will undergo an extensive guestroom and public area renovation, with the first stage scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2018. The new design will reflect local culture, with features inspired by Mandarin Oriental’s Asian heritage. The hotel will remain open throughout the renovation period.

Hotel Santiago is located in the heart of the city’s commercial and leisure district, known as Las Condes, home to two luxury shopping malls, restaurants, museums and theaters. It is also close to the exclusive residential neighborhood of Vitacura.

The property comprises 310 guestrooms, including 23 suites with views of the city and the Andes. Among the property highlights are a large free-form outdoor pool, landscaped gardens, spa and fitness center. F&B outlets include five restaurants and bars as well as extensive banqueting and meeting space.