The best boutique hotels in Hong Kong
Hotel Icon might be located right on Victoria Harbour, but this stylish boutique hotel’s trendy interiors are the main draw. Home to some great dining options like Above & Beyond, a favourite for refined Cantonese fare, food is another attraction. Well located, its set right across from Hung Hom MTR station, which connects the city directly with neighbouring Shenzhen. For the best views, head to the outdoor pool.
Art fiends and those with an appreciation for the eccentric should head to J Plus Hotel – don't be surprised to wake up thinking you’ve spent the night in a gallery. An apartment-styled boutique hotel, this has a convenient location in bustling Causeway Bay, minutes from some of the best restaurants and shopping in the city.
The Pottinger is conveniently located just steps away from Hong Kong’s world-famous nightlife and party scene. Named Asia's Best City Boutique Hotel in 2014, this cosy, heritage-inspired property is close by great international restaurant options, shops and clubs.
Hotel Stage is a quiet oasis in the heart of Kowloon. Just steps away from the always-bustling Temple Street Market, this boutique hotel channels a minimalistic ethos. The hotel also places a heavy emphasis on art and the community and features an in-house art programme as well as an intimate gallery.
Located on vibrant Nathan Road, known as Hong Kong's 'Golden Mile', is stylish boutique hotel The Mira. Whether you want to shop, eat or drink, this hotel has it all with world-class restaurants and a great shopping mall attached. Stop by the excellent terrace bar Vibes for a great cocktail and what is probably the city's best shisha, mixed to order by the hotel's in-house shisha master.
Guests are gifted with VIP treatment as soon as they walk through the doors of this sleek hotel, situated in the heart of Mong Kok. There's plenty to take advantage of after you've checked in, from the hotel's Michelin-starred Cantonese dining room to its convenient location right near iconic Hong Kong sites like the famous Ladies Market. More markets? Make sure you tick off these 10 famous Hong Kong shopping streets for some great bargain finds.
Conveniently located in the heart of Wan Chai, Hotel Indigo is an upscale boutique property favoured by tourists and business travellers alike. Famous for its deluxe rooftop bar and pool, you’ll be able to catch a view of Hong Kong’s towering skyscrapers on one side and its majestic mountains on the other.
Hotel Sáv is a luxury boutique hotel with clean and modern aesthetics and attentive staff. Aside from its swanky designs, Sáv’s buffet offers a range of international foods. In the thick of Hung Hom, look to this colourful boutique for a mix of modern comfort with a taste of true Hong Kong on your doorstep.
Less is definitely more at this luxury boutique hotel. Designed by renowned architect Norman Chan, One96 boasts only 29 rooms but each room takes up an entire floor and features a spacious dining area, separate bedroom and fully equipped pantry. The floor-to-ceiling windows also offer incredible views of the city.
For travellers heading to the lesser explored, industrial-cool south side of Hong Kong Island, Ovolo is a great option to bunk overnight. Situated in the heart of Wong Chuk Hang among independent art galleries and trendy cafes, it’s the perfect base to explore a different side of the city, right on the South China Sea.
Looking to splurge?
Hong Kong’s five-star hospitality is rightly famous and some of our local institutions – think the likes of The Peninsula or Mandarin Oriental – are among the best places to rest your head anywhere in the world. This list details which are the very best hotels in Hong Kong – and money is not an issue.