Best Hong Kong Hotel
Top 10 Hong Kong Boutique Hotels
To pick the best Hong Kong hotel isn't difficult, however rates are the highest among the cities on the golden route.
Hong Kong accommodation provides an extremely wide range of choices from luxury to cheap. Almost all of them are apartment-style. You would hardly find a resort hotel here. Due to the shortage of land, you would expect hotel rooms are generally small.
Here is a check list while looking for a best Hong Kong hotel.
• Fits your budget (unless you don’t have one)
• Excellent view
• Excellent harbour view
• Convenient to go anywhere
• Convenient to go shopping
If you want to spend as little as possible on accommodations in Hong Kong, check the hostels section.
Best Hong Kong Hotel – Anna’s Selection
As someone who lives in Hong Kong, I am going to suggest my favourite hotels. They should all fulfill the above check list, unless specified. If any of them fits your budget, then pick one and make a booking.
Best Hong Kong Hotel – Luxury (US$320 up)
Hong Kong Island
Newly opened in September 2005, it is just next to the IFC Mall, great place for shopping and dining. The new Star Ferry is within walking distance.
Following a nine-month $140 million renovation, Mandarin Oriental reopened at end of September 2006. Originally opened in 1963, Mandarin Oriental is one of the most luxuries hotels in Hong Kong. It is within walking distance to Star Ferry, the Landmark and Central shopping area.
Atop Admiralty MTR and connected to Pacific Place shopping mall. You can visit Hong Kong Park by escalator.
Next to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, walking distance to Central Plaza and Wanchai red light district.
Located at Tsimshatsui harbour front, you can just walk to the Star Ferry. It is a perfect place to view the Victoria Harbour and the beautiful Hong Kong skyline, day and night alike. Great shopping and dining.
At the end of the Avenue of Stars, it has perfect view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong skyline. Walking distance to Star Ferry.
Best Hong Kong Hotel – Good (US$245 up)
Renaissance Harbour View
Next to Grand Hyatt, walking distance to Wanchai Ferry as well as China Arts & Crafts.
At the heart of Causeway Bay shopping area with beautiful view of the Victoria Park.
A Mandarin Oriental hotel at the heart of Causeway Bay shopping area. Great shopping and dining.
Best Hong Kong Hotel – Cheap (US$100 up)
These hotels are cheap in price, but good in services and facilities.
The Salisbury-YMCA of Hong Kong
Next door to the Peninsula, same harbour view but much lower price. Make sure to ask for a harbour view room when making a booking.
Garden View International House
Just three minutes taxi ride from Star Ferry or Airport Express. The MacDonnell Road peak tram station is next to it. Make sure to book a room with a view. You’ll be completely impressed by the beautiful garden view of the Hong Kong Botanical Garden. The beautiful Central Hong Kong skyline can be viewed from near distance. You can’t imagine how beautiful the night view is. Only high floors have some sea view.
YWCA operates a number of hostels in Hong Kong, make sure to book the one at MacDonnell Road.
Holiday Inn Express Causeway Bay
Opened in 2005, it is a member of the Intercontinental Group. Right opposite to the Times Square, extremely easy to go shopping and dining in Causeway Bay. This hotel has mainly city view.
If you want to spend as little as possible on accommodations in Hong Kong, you might find this website interesting. Dorms and private rooms are available. Make sure to check if they fit all your requirements before making a booking. Hong Kong hostels staff generally speak English and are friendly and helpful.
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