MGallery Opens in Magical Yunnan

Set in a Xanadu of cultural beauty, DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery offers undiscovered treasures for guests to explore in luxury surrounds.

To celebrate the opening of DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery, from now until March 31st, 2021, guests can enjoy a Deluxe Room stay from CNY998 nett per room per night including daily buffet breakfast for two, a complimentary soft drink from the mini bar, as well as dining voucher valued at CNY50. For reservations or enquiries, please visit all.accor.cn, email HB654@accor.com  or call (0)86 873 616 8888.

Accor announces the opening of MGallery in Mi’le, one of China’s most picturesque places and known as the ‘Provence of Yunnan’. The captivating DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery is a one-of-a-kind leisure destination in exotic southeastern Yunnan province. The art and culture infused storied hotel marks the first international premium hotel brand to open in the Honghe Hani and Yi Autonomous Region, a hidden gem in Yunnan Province.

DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery breathes life to the concept of art igniting dialogues with nature to create inspiration for painting life’s joys. The MGallery in Mi’le is situated within Dong Feng Yun Art Village, a scenic town designed by renowned Chinese master sculptor Luo Xu. Embraced by vineyards and lavender fields, the hotel is set amidst a cluster of distinctively surreal postmodern red brick castles built in harmony with the surrounding red soil land, lush forests, serene lake and mountains. Its curved walls and dynamic shapes pay tribute to the indigenous craft of pottery, winemaking traditions and flickering campfire flames from the area’s ethnic culture. The architecture rises like a dream – a fairy tale that beckons explorers into an exotic realm. The remarkable setting is the ideal backdrop for MGallery’s singular personality, with the hotel deeply rooted in the destination.

Interior design helmed by Cheng Chung Design (CCD), DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery references the senses of light – including the use of natural light and design of interior lighting; sound – through the hotel lobby’s unique echoes; forms – in the curving red walls; and other internal and external design elements to reinforce the village’s artistic splendor harmoniously. The hotel offers nine room types across its 232 guestrooms which are equipped with MGallery custom beddings and tailor made Ines de la Fressange amenities set.

Yunnan’s diverse ethnic groups including six minorities have imbued Mi’le with a melting pot of different art and craft styles, seen throughout the hotel. Popular nearby sites include Dong Feng Yun Scenic Area, Yunnan Red Chateau, Taiping Lake Forest Park, Keyi Village, Jinping Mountain Scenic Area and Mi’le Temple. It is 6 km to Mi’le High Speed Train Station, and from there it is a 40 minutes’ ride to Kunming South Railway Station and three hours to Dali.

Gary Rosen, Chief Executive Officer, Accor Greater China, said: “As the latest showcase for the MGallery brand a collection of storied hotels, DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery offers extraordinary and immersive escapes with bespoke design, artful stories and memorable moments. With its organic and distinctive postmodern architectural flourishes, the hotel is an enchanting and authentic experience inspired by the spirit of the region’s beautifully idyllic locale. DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery is a dreamlike haven for adventurers seeking to explore the culture of southeast Yunnan as they share memorable lifestyle experiences with family and friends.”

As part of “Inspired by Her”, MGallery’s dedicated program featuring a selection of products, services and experiences designed by women for women, a thoughtful “Her set” that includes makeup remover, nail polish, and other feminine products is available upon guest request. The room’s unique name and décor reflect local Yunnan painting, pottery, textiles, music and its local treasures of jade and other precious jewels, which underscores the hotel’s aesthetic, breathing life into the idea that art speaks through all; and inspiration enriches life.

The hotel offers brilliant and diverse dining experiences. Guests can dine on international cuisines at Taste all day restaurant, a 230-seat restaurant offering local delicacies, seasonal buffets and a wide choice of a la carte dishes. The intimate setting of Hui Jing Chinese restaurant specializes in Yunnan and Cantonese fusion cuisine, with three private rooms perfect for private dinners or business banquets.

Shake Lobby Lounge is a relaxing space to sip organic tea, gourmet coffee, French style grape infused afternoon tea or hundreds of whiskeys from around the world. The hotel’s signature special drink “berry red wine based sparkling cocktail” is not to be missed. For those who prefer to dine by the pool, Fun Bar’s menu has something for everyone, with cocktails, afternoon snacks and light meals. At dusk during summer time, a celebration of nightfall is held by the infinity pool, featuring a wine barrel opening ceremony and flaming cocktail performances, where wine-based cocktails burst into flames at the hands of the skilful bartenders, paying tribute to the surrounding red architectural art and toasting to the beauty of nature. The area’s esteemed red wine is celebrated by the hotel through themed wine offers, tasting activities and curated drinks.

DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery boasts a 1,300 square meter infinity outdoor swimming pool with 360 degree breathtaking views for guests to experience the nature and recharge. Its 142 square meter gym features Life Fitness equipment, a sauna and a steam room. The hotel also offers dedicated children’s activities and a playground. For business events or weddings, the hotel offers two spacious rooms and multifunctional spaces totalling more than 400 square meters. Semi outdoor spaces such as the Lakeside Meadow and Kaleidoscope Theatre are beautiful backdrops for romantic weddings.

Every MGallery Hotel Collection stay is made more meaningful with a distinctive narrative. Through an Iconic Object, guests are transported on a journey by an item of great significance to the destination. At DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery, the Red Clay Artware Wall showcases red clay vessels made by local artisans. Inspired by household urns commonly found across the province, each is distinct and finely crafted. Guests are encouraged to learn more about Mi’le’s cultural traditions as they admire the vessels’ singular craftsmanship. Meanwhile, Memorable Moments unique to MGallery provide experiences that are exclusive to the region. A wide variety of customized activities are available at DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery, including Champagne Picnic, Windmill Candlelit Dinner, MGallery Farm and Journey of Wine, for guests to discover the surrounding nature and explore the destination to the fullest.

Michael Vorderleitner, General Manager, DongFengYun Hotel Mi’Le – MGallery, said: “The city of Mi’le is a carefree place that is blessed with rich natural and cultural diversity. Our hotel is heavily influenced by the artistic atmosphere, as well as MGallery brand’s unique stylish and cultural features, offering the latest choice of leisure getaways for guests from Yunnan, Sichuan, Guangxi and Guangdong provinces. In line with the burgeoning tourism market and expansion of the high speed rail across Yunnan, we look forward to the hotel taking center stage in welcoming new travelers to the area.” 

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