With an incredible array of luxury hotels in a relatively small city on both sides of the harbour, choosing the right hotel for each type of traveller can be difficult. We’ve broken it down for you…
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THE SUITE LIFE
Rosewoood Hong Kong’s Harbour House is arguably the most incredible presidential suite in the city – it is both, the largest (1,150sqm/12,000 sqft) and also currently the only one at a luxury hotel with a private pool (following the InterContinental Hong Kong’s rebranding to The Regent and the subsequent temporary closure). The suite combines with the Garden House for full floor privacy. But also be sure to check out the other suites and residences in the hotel, including the Grand Harbour Corner Suite, from Level 24-39 – and whatever you do, please do book into a room with Manor Club access, one of the most incredible club lounges we have EVER seen.
Also good for:
- Pool (outdoor)
- Pets (dogs AND cats)
- Club lounge (Manor Club)
- On-site dining options
VIEWS FOR DAYS (AND NIGHTS)
For all the new-fangled hotels that have opened up in the last few years, many with incredible views of Hong Kong, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong might still have its best – from over 100 floors above sea-level (when the clouds and weather allows).
Also good for:
- Pool (indoor) and spa
- Club lounge
HOME AWAY FROM HOME
The hotel that put local designer Andre Fu on the international map, The Upper House‘s residential style design is more akin to a luxury apartment or serviced apartment than a hotel, complemented by some of the largest entry level rooms and entry level suites in the city. Add in the warm and welcoming staff, and you truly have a home away from home.
THE COMPLETE PACKAGE
Convenience lovers will love the Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong – from its location in downtown Central to its array of world-class food and dining options, sizeable rooms (many with harbour views), the Pool Terrace, the spa and more. It really is the complete package…
Also good for:
- Pool (outdoor) and spa
Hong Kong’s grand dame, The Peninsula Hong Kong offers a glimpse of old Hong Kong, the colonial-era architecture, the throwback to old times with classic afternoon tea sets and more. But that doesn’t mean it’s been left behind – much like the multi-storeyed extension in 1994 that seamlessly added to the existing iconic structure, the hotel also offers some of the city’s most incredible excursions to the more remote areas of Hong Kong (in typical Peninsula-luxe style) thanks to its private yacht and by being the only hotel in the city with its own helipad.
CENTRAL BUZZ AND FOODIES
Perhaps Hong Kong’s most conveniently located hotel, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has easy access to some of the city’s best food, including the in-house Amber. Rooms are stylishly designed and spacious especially It’s older sister, the classic and iconic Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, offers a similar location with better views from most rooms.
When something is designed by Foster+Partners (led by Sir Norman Foster), the world takes note. The Murray Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, arguably Hong Kong’s most strikingly-designed hotel, is no different. The hotel is almost built for Instagram, with a picturesquely framed angle or corner at every turn, to go with the all the amenities of a luxury hotel, in a rather unique location with one of Hong Kong’s most unique views.
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