SBE's boutique hotel brand Mondrian will expand in Europe and launch in Asia with new properties in Seoul, Bordeaux, and Cannes.
It’s part of a larger expansion plan, in partnership with French hospitality giant Accor, that will debut 10 Mondrian hotels by 2021 in Australia, the Dominican Republic, Germany, the Maldives, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Thailand, and Vietnam.
The Mondrian's expansion into Asia and Europe comes on the heels of the brand's recently completed $19 million renovation of its flagship Los Angeles location and announced plans for Mexico City, with Mondrian Polanco Hotel & Residences set to debut in 2021 followed by Mondrian Del Valle in 2022.
Arriving in Q4 2020, Mondrian Bordeaux combines 19th-century architecture with 21st century luxury. The hotel, comprising 97 rooms over three floors, sits along the charming Girone estuary of the Garonne River.
Mondrian Cannes, previously the Cannes Grand Hotel, is located along Cannes' Promenade de la Croisette offering beachfront views of the French Riviera. Housed in an 11-story building from the 1960s, the 75-room Mondrian Cannes features severak sbe F&B concepts: Argentinian concept-driven Leynia restaurant, EllaMia coffee shop, Hyde Kitchen + Cocktails beach club which is set to open in early April 2020, and a lobby bar. Forecasted to reopen in 2020, the hotel also features a state-of-the-art fitness center and overlooks a private beach and private garden.
In Seoul's Itaewon neighborhood, the 297-room hotel refurbishment project is being led by development partner Yojin Construction and will be managed by Accor. Surrounded by a cosmopolitan mix of restaurants, shopping and entertainment, Mondrian Seoul Itaewon will feature sbe's food and beverage brands including signature Mediterranean restaurant Cleo, multiple lobby and rooftop bars, a premium executive lounge, luxury spa facilities and Altitude pool terrace bar. The property is being redesigned by award winning Singapore-based interior design company Asylum. The hotel is scheduled to open in the second quarter of 2020.