Hong Kong is a penthouse and a playground for travelers who revel in the idea of mysterious sensations around every corner. An economic powerhouse with style to match, this ever-changing city welcomes visitors from all corners of the world, who gather under the roofs of these trendy boutique hotels.
From minimal luxury to elaborate designs, Hong Kong has the perfect hotel for you. Whether you’re traveling for business or pleasure, check out our quick guide to some of Hong Kong’s coolest hotels. We highly recommend that you give them a chance the next time you are in town.
A veritable poetic edifice, Tuve is a sanctuary of industrial chic design hidden in the heart of Causeway Bay. High contrast marbles, wood, copper and concrete offer an updated elegance that invites relaxation of mind and body. All rooms are equipped with free Wi-Fi, Le Labo toiletries, HDTV and in-room minibar. In a city where big is almost always better, Tuve’s “less is more” philosophy is both surprising and refreshing.
SEE OR BOOK From $ 347 per night.
The upper chamber
Spread across 49 floors above Pacific Place in Admiralty, The Upper House offers views for days and interiors of beloved Hong Kong design prodigy Andre Fu. Fu skillfully plays with textures, nuances and shapes, creating a space that is both serene and sophisticated. A variety of eco-friendly features – including in-room motion sensors to save electricity, hybrid cars for private hire, and a paperless check-in / check-out system – ensure the hotel supports its considerable style with substance.
SEE OR BOOK From $ 638 per night.
The EAST Hotel brings a much needed dose of hipness to Taikoo, a quiet area otherwise dominated by high-rise apartments and office buildings. With open spaces, wooden floors, and pristine contemporary artwork, EAST showcases traditional Oriental elegance alongside the contemporary amenities business travelers have come to expect. Enjoy paperless check-in, in-room workstations, and a rooftop bar you’ll definitely want to visit after responding to the last email of the day.
SEE OR BOOK From $ 303 per night.
99 Bonham strives to provide the comforts of home (assuming your home is designed by an internationally renowned Italian design company and comes with a free smartphone). Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners built the space inside and out, dressing it in dark woods, understated grays, plush textiles and luxurious marble. The rooms have ample space for work and meals, as well as walk-in rainfall showers and floor-to-ceiling windows offering breathtaking nighttime views.
SEE OR BOOK From $ 394 per night.
The ICON hotel, located in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong, offers ultra-modern design with luxury comforts to match. From imported linens to expansive harbor views, this award-winning property exceeds the expectations of the most seasoned traveler. All rooms are equipped with a free smartphone with data and unlimited calls to 27 countries, as well as a free minibar, Wi-Fi connection, Nespresso coffee machine, Bluetooth speakers and a choice of pillows. We haven’t even mentioned the fitness center, spa, or rooftop pool yet.
SEE OR BOOK From $ 410 per night.
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
This marble and gold palace has long been Hong Kong’s favorite haunt for heads of state, the entertainment world’s A-list, and other members of high society. Located at 1 Harbor Road, Wanchai, the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong connects to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center and itself hosts many of the city’s major social events. The large property has tennis and squash courts, a golf driving range, a 400-meter jogging track, nine restaurants and bars, a 50-meter heated outdoor pool and a spa.
Book @ Booking.com Starting at $ 508 per night.
InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong
With 572 luxurious guest rooms and suites, the InterContinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong offers state-of-the-art facilities (and stunning views of Victoria Harbor) in bustling Tsim Sha Tsui East. The hotel and its restaurants have received numerous accolades over the years, including Asia’s Leading Business Hotel 2018 and World’s Leading Luxury Business Hotel 2017 by World Travel Awards. A trendy stay isn’t, but if old-fashioned opulence is your thing, the InterContinental Grand Stanford is here for you.
Book @ Booking.com From $ 337 per night.
Cordis, Hong Kong
Cordis, Hong Kong arrived in the city as part of a HK $ 10 billion urban renewal project. The hotel contains over 600 guest rooms and suites, an assortment of bars and restaurants ranging from Michelin-starred dining to an outdoor food truck experience, and a collection of over 1,500 pieces of contemporary Chinese art. If you discover something during your stay that you can’t live without, hotel items ranging from bedding to fragrance diffusers are available for purchase at a boutique on the lobby level.
Book @ Booking.com From $ 386 per night.
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong
Whether you are traveling for business, leisure or for a special event, the Kerry Hotel at Hung Hom Bay is equipped to make the experience extraordinary. The hotel boasts the largest meeting and dining facilities in the city, as well as its largest ballroom. The interior design is courtesy of André Fu. Highlights include the spa at Base Camp and Kerry Sports Base Camp, the latter featuring a health club, outdoor infinity pool and a range of professional services to keep you feeling your best. .
Book @ Booking.com Starting at $ 319 per night.
For the literary and artistic elite – or those who wish to rub shoulders with them – Hotel Stage at Yau Ma Tei aims to infuse culture and creativity into every stay. The hotel is surrounded by heritage hotspots, including the Tin Hau Temple and Jade Market, and uses local artists to showcase their works for an immersive cultural experience. Via its ‘Muse with Us’ concept, Hotel Stage offers a boutique selection of books and handcrafted products, a wine bar and a gallery that hosts exhibitions, workshops and performances.
Book @ Booking.com From $ 236 per night.
Hong Kong Peninsula
The Peninsula opened in 1928 with a singular mission: to become “the most beautiful hotel east of Suez”. For 90 years, it has been a global beacon of elegance and hospitality, earning it the nickname “Grande Dame of the Far East” and accolades from nearly every organization and publication that matters. Grandeur and glamor permeates every aspect of the experience, from the ornate cornices of the lobby’s vaulted ceilings to the infamous fleet of Rolls-Royces painted in ‘peninsula green’. Turn the luxury up to 11 with a bottle of Peninsula Champagne and a trip to or from the twin private rooftop helipads.
Book @ Booking.com From $ 942 per night.
From developer 99 Bonham and The Putman, The Jervois is an ideal modern hideaway for an extended stay in Hong Kong. Each of the one and two bedroom suites has a pantry and dining area, floor-to-ceiling windows, and a sleek bathroom with a walk-in rainfall shower. All are accessible via private elevator lobbies. A laundry room with self-service laundry facilities also caters for long-term guests, though a laundry and dry cleaning service is also available for those who don’t like getting their hands dirty.
Book @ Agoda From $ 469 per night.
The Royal Garden
Since 1981, The Royal Garden has been catering to the adapted crowd that populates the Tsim Sha Tsui financial district, but it is more than a second home for brokers and bankers. The Mediterranean-inspired Sky Pool and 110-foot atrium charms vacationers with a promise of respite from the ongoing hustle and bustle of Hong Kong. The dining room is another draw for The Royal Garden; five of its seven restaurants are recognized by the Commanderie des Cordons Bleus de France and one has received a Michelin star.
Book @ Booking.com Starting at $ 339 per night.
Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbor by Ovolo
So do you imagine yourself one of the cool kids? Check into Ovolo’s Mojo Nomad Aberdeen Harbor, a ‘micro-hotel’ that encourages community living in an imaginative environment filled with great details. The space is designed for co-living and coworking, offering affordable dorm-style accommodations as well as private bedrooms and a dedicated workspace with free high-speed Wi-Fi. There are also gym and yoga spaces, a library and music room, and a media room equipped with the latest games and gadgets.
Book @ Booking.com From $ 148 per night.
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