Whether you’re travelling for business or leisure, there’s no question that Hong Kong is a world-class destination for big city sightseeing, easily accessible nature and a plethora of completely unique old-meets-new, East-meets-West experiences.
Where to stay when the journey takes you to Hong Kong? Here are six of the city’s best hotels.
Situated in the newly-fashionable district of North Point on Hong Kong Island and easily accessible via public transport, the brand-new Hotel VIC truly has it all – from spectacular panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and the city in every guestroom, to free lightning-fast WiFi and a tailor-made smartphone app for instant service, to top-notch amenities like a 24-hour gym, rooftop swimming pool and deluxe rain shower in every room. What’s more, the vibrant North Point neighbourhood is just steps away. Brimming with undiscovered fashion, food and culture around every corner, North Point beckons travellers who are eager to see a different side of Hong Kong.
W Hong Kong
A classic choice for the chic traveller, W Hong Kong brings together glamorous trends and colonial style for a quintessential Hong Kong experience. Well-connected to the city and beyond, with the Airport Express located just below, W Hong Kong also offers a wealth of fun and indulgent experiences under its own roof. Check out the see-to-be-seen rooftop WET® pool, Sing Yin Cantonese Dining for an authentic taste of the city, and stylish dining and drinks destination WOOBAR.
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Perched sky-high on the 102nd floor of Kowloon’s International Commerce Centre, The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong embraces its lofty position atop the clouds. Guests can enjoy spacious rooms and suites with panoramic vistas of the city and the water, along with luxurious amenities befitting the prestigious heritage of The Ritz-Carlton brand. Foodies will want to save room for a meal at the Michelin-starred Tin Lung Heen and Tosca Italian restaurants, and don’t miss the OZONE rooftop lounge – with creative cocktails and sweeping views of Hong Kong Island, it’s also one of the highest bars in the world.
Four Seasons Hong Kong
The Four Seasons offers travellers a supremely convenient location from inside the International Finance Centre complex at the heart of Hong Kong’s Central neighbourhood, home to some of the city’s most famous destinations for shopping, dining and entertainment. Embracing the East-meets-West attitude of the city, the Four Seasons offers bright and airy guestrooms, Michelin-starred dining, and a fabulous spa with treatment rooms, a Finnish sauna, crystal steam chamber and more – making for the perfect oasis of calm and relaxation following a busy day of sightseeing or meetings.
The Upper House
A re-imagining of contemporary luxury, The Upper House charms with its subtle design details and expertly attentive – but never overbearing – staff. With direct links to Admiralty MTR station, The Upper House is nearby to Hong Kong’s Central Business District and offers easy access to every part of the city. The property’s spacious rooms feature natural materials and gorgeous bathrooms, making The Upper House an excellent choice for anyone in need of a calming, effortless stay.
Hotel Indigo puts guests in the centre of Hong Kong’s buzzing Wan Chai neighbourhood, famous for its nonstop nightlife, heritage buildings and a wide variety of local dining and watering holes. This small-but-stylish boutique hotel has a glass-bottomed rooftop infinity pool as well as a 24-hour fitness centre and offers a range of business services to ensure all types of travellers are catered to. With just the right balance of value-for-money style and amenities, Hotel Indigo is a solid choice for a few nights’ stay in Hong Kong.