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Diamond Jubilee Tour

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The prestigious Mandarin Oriental in Hyde Park London, invites guests to join with them in the Jubilee celebrations to commemorate 60 years of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II’s reign.  To mark this special occasion the Mandarin Oriental have a unique four day Diamond Jubilee Tour where guests can enjoy prime positioning on HMS Belfast to view the Diamond Jubilee River Pageant and on Carlton Terrace to watch the royal procession to and from Buckingham Palace. The tour also includes a trip to Henry VIII’s hunting lodge and lunch at the home of Randolph and Catherine Churchill.

The Mandarin Oriental in Hyde Park has long been the setting for royal visits, society balls and official engagements. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the late Princess Margaret first learned to dance in the gilded ballroom, while Prince Charles and Princess Anne visited the tearooms as children. More recently, the hotel was the venue for a spectacular gala dinner before the royal marriage of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge.

The Diamond Jubilee Tour at the Mandarin Oriental is from Saturday 2 June to Wednesday 6 June 2012 and the package includes, pre dinner champagne, canapés and a welcome dinner on arrival. The following morning The Diamond Jubilee River Pageant will take place and guests can enjoy the view from the HMS Belfast and be in prime position for when Her Majesty will disembark at The Tower of London when there will be a 42 gun salute. Celebrations also include a tour of the ship with a Member of the Ship’s Company with drinks, lunch and afternoon tea served throughout the day. On Monday the 4th of June guests will begin their day with a visit to Penshurst Place and Lunch will be held at the home of Randolph and Catherine Churchill, a charming Queen Anne home beset with personal Churchill family treasures. Guests on Tuesday will watch the Royal procession from 12 Carlton House with exclusive use of the roof terrace overlooking The Mall. Guests will have unrestricted views of the Golden Coach in which The Queen will travel to St Pauls, the very same one she used for her Coronation, followed by members of the Royal Family accompanied by the Household Cavalry. Guest will then return to the hotel for a farewell dinner and an evening at leisure before checkout.

The Mandarin Oriental is the definitive destination for a luxury escape, blending sumptuous guestrooms with a world-leading spa, a stylish bar and two fantastic restaurants one is guaranteed a luxurious break.

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