Mandarin Oriental launches vacation-home brand: Travel Weekly

Mandarin Oriental has made a jump into the vacation rental space, launching a branded collection of high-end homes. 

Offered in partnership with luxury vacation rental platform StayOne, the Mandarin Oriental Exclusive Homes collection is available for bookings starting this summer. 

The brand’s inaugural selection of homes includes eight private properties in destinations throughout Europe, including the South of France, Ibiza, Mallorca and the Cotswolds. 

According to Mandarin Oriental, all homes in the portfolio are vetted by StayOne and Mandarin Oriental to meet safety and quality standards, and are available solely through the Mandarin Oriental Exclusive Homes platform.

 The homes also include 24/7 concierge service, daily housekeeping and access to in-house private chefs.

“These handpicked luxurious homes fit naturally into our portfolio,” said James Riley, group chief executive of Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, in a statement. “Their locations provide opportunities for our guests to combine a hotel visit with a villa stay and explore more of the destination in different ways — but all with the assurance of the Mandarin Oriental reputation.”

Mandarin Oriental dipped its toe into the vacation rental sector earlier this year, collaborating with StayOne on an Alpine Escape Experience in Switzerland, through which guests could pair a one-night stay at the Mandarin Oriental in Geneva with a week in a StayOne chalet in Verbier. 

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