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The best hotels in Hong Kong

From five-star chains to boutique brands – these are our top picks Hong Kong's hotels

By Kaila Imada
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Hong Kong is officially the most visited city in the world and, whether you're looking for a budget bed or ostentatious, heli-pad bedecked five-star luxury, there’s accomodation to suit every type of guest. Got the fam in tow and need somewhere close to Disneyland? Check! More of a solo traveller and envision yourself sliding from bed to jacuzzi at the end of a long trip? You got it! From honeymoons to shoe-string gap years to swanky business trips – this is the definitive guide to staying in Hong Kong.

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BEST INTERNATIONAL HOTELS IN HONG KONG

Rosewood Hong Kong
Photograph: Courtesy Rosewood Hong Kong

1. Rosewood Hong Kong

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

Located in Hong Kong, Rosewood Hong Kong is a few steps from Avenue of Stars and offers various facilities, such as a fitness centre and a bar. With free WiFi, this 5-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk. Victoria Harbour is 700 metres from the hotel. At the hotel, every room is equipped with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom. Rosewood Hong Kong features certain units with sea views, and all rooms come with a kettle. Guest rooms feature a seating area. The restaurant at the accommodation specialises in Indian cuisine. Rosewood Hong Kong offers an outdoor pool. Popular points of interest near the hotel include Tsim Sha Tsui Star Ferry Pier, iSquare and Harbour City.

The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Photograph: Courtesy The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

2. The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong

Hotels West Kowloon

Occupying the top 16 floors of the International Commerce Centre – the tallest building in Hong Kong – The Ritz-Carlton offers the ultimate experience for all its guests, from the spectacular view of the Hong Kong skyline from your luxurious rooms, Italian fine dining at Michelin-starred Tosca, evening cocktails and partying away at exclusive DJ parties on the 118th floor at Ozone, the highest bar in the world. Do it all for an unforgettable experience at The Ritz-Carlton.

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3. Conrad Hong Kong

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Conveniently located in Admiralty, the heart of Hong Kong Island, the Conrad sits atop luxury shopping mall Pacific Place, which houses a great array of restaurants and cafés, as well as designer boutiqes. Only a short distance from Victoria Peak and many other local landmarks, it’s situated perfectly for exploring. In-house, guests can look forward to numerous high-tech amenities, six award-winning restaurants and bars, and top-notch hospitality.

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4. Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Causeway Bay

Hotels Causeway Bay

A great option for both casual and business travellers alike, the Crowne Plaza is found in the thick of Causeway Bay – Hong Kong’s most well-known commercial and shopping district filled with pretty much every brand you could imagine. With easy access to local attractions, plus quality in-house services, this spot is a spacious, comfortable oasis away from the hustle and bustle of the city.

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5. Four Seasons Hotel

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Elevating timeless luxury to a whole new level, the Four Seasons is a home away from home for those who appreciate the finer things in life. Dedicated to providing the perfect travel experience for all guests, Four Seasons offers an impeccable list of services and amenities ranging from Michelin-starred dining, a 24-hour fitness centre, a spa, two outdoor pools and a 24-hour business centre. Oh, and it's also home to one of the best views in the city.

6. Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Hotels Luxury hotels Wan Chai

Located adjacent to the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre with stunning views of the world-famous Victoria Harbour, the Grand Hyatt provides 545 contemporary, chic deluxe guestrooms, some of which even come with a personalised butler service. Explore a quality range of facilities on the 11th floor – find your zen at the award-winning Plateau Spa, get your laps in at the 50-metre outdoor heated pool, or work up a sweat the 24-hour fitness studio. There's even a 400-metre jogging path. 

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7. Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

Part of the K11 Art Mall complex, the Hyatt Regency in Tsim Sha Tsui provides easy access to the MTR station as well as many local attractions in the area from Harbour City to the Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre and Science Museum. With five-star amenities and stunning views of Victoria Harbour, it’s the perfect place to make the most of Hong Kong.

The Hari Hong Kong
Photograph: Courtesy The Hari Hong Kong

8. The Hari Hong Kong

Hotels Wan Chai

The Hari, a hotel originally from London’s Belgravia offers a total of 210 guestrooms, including three rooftop suites and two dining venues. Bringing a touch of elegance with a distinct London attitude to Hong Kong, The Hari features a modern design where bright petrol blue and amber meet muted grey marble and neutral textures in an ocean palette grounded by earthy tones. 

For restaurants, guests will have the choice of Italian cuisine at Lucciola Restaurant & Bar, or Japanese at Zoku Restaurant & Terrace. Lucciola offers simple and classic Italian dishes accented with modernity in a menu spanning classic antipasti, fresh seafood, pasta, seasonal dishes, and desserts created by Piedmont native and chef de cuisine Francesco Gava. Over at Zoku, helmed by chef Phillip Pak (whom you may remember from the now-closed Ce La Vi Hong Kong), the restaurant offers a refreshing take on Japanese cuisine in a lounge-style dining area, with a terrace bar attached. Think sushi rolls and sashimi, grilled and skewered meats, tempura and hot main dishes, followed by Japanese dessert.

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9. Intercontinental Grand Stanford Hong Kong

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui East

Home to three mouth-watering restaurants, two glamorous bars and sprawling panoramic views of Hong Kong Island and Kowloon Bay, the Intercontinental Grand Stanford is the place to see and be seen. Take a stroll along the adjacent waterfront or treat yourself to a well-deserved pampering at the hotel’s stunning spa.

10. Island Shangri-La Hotel

Hotels Luxury hotels Admiralty

Hello, heaven. Soaring above the heart of the city over a massive 56 storeys, Island Shangri-La offers 565 exquisitely designed guest rooms and suites that come with a superb view of either the Peak, Victoria Harbour or the city. Stylishly infused with a distinct Asian-European decor in every suite and room, this urban sanctuary is unique. Be sure to stop for a tipple at the world-famous Lobster Bar, too.

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BEST BOUTIQUE HOTELS IN HONG KONG

Attitude on Granville
Photograph: Courtesy Attitude on Granville

1. Attitude on Granville

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

It's all about nostalgia at this stylish boutique hotel. Perforated Chinese-style bricks are used everywhere, along with decorative pieces that speak to Hong Kong's past. Old kettles, vintage radios and cameras, rusty mailboxes, and even old school chairs; the attention to design and detail of this place is well on point. The hotel offers four types of rooms – urban, cosy, elite, and studio suite – each playfully themed with a mix of old and new. Conveniently located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, the hotel is only a few steps away from some of the city's finest restaurants, shops, as well as cafe and coffee shops.

Madera Hollywood
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2. Madera Hollywood

Hotels Central

Bold, vibrant, and chic, Madera Hollywood's accommodations provide a warm and playful atmosphere for all its guests. The hotel is small with only 38 one-bedroom suites, but each one is as luxurious as the next with an added touch of flamboyance, especially the Monroe and Chaplin suites which pay tribute to the two legendary Hollywood stars. The location of the hotel is also unbeatable. Just a few steps away from Soho and Central, the hotel gives you a home-away-from-home vibe while still staying in the middle of all the action.

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Tung Nam Lou Art Hotel
Photograph: Courtesy Tung Nam Lou Art Hotel

3. Tung Nam Lou Art Hotel

Hotels Mong Kok

Tung Nam Lou is more than just a hotel. Founded by art enthusiast Lo chi-ching, Tung Nam Lou first started as a Cantonese restaurant in 1950, before renovating and turning into a commercial centre in 1994. In 2018, the building took on a transformation and became a boutique hotel, which also boasts a stylish co-working space and art shop. There are four types of rooms to choose from – comfort room, east and south room, music art room, and book art room – all boasting elegant, sophisticated designs with an artsy flair. 

Eaton House
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4. Eaton Hong Kong

Hotels Jordan

This boutique hotel in Jordan doesn’t just offer stylishly designed rooms and amazing facilities – it also flies the banner for progressive causes and consciousness-building. Your stay here includes everything from free Tai Chi classes and neighbourhood walking tours to the option of booking a suite with its own recording studio. All rooms come with natural, chemical-free bath products, local artwork and books devoted to social issues, too. And while the rooms may be on the small side, you’re not expected to spend all day in them.

If you wander around the property, you’ll find collaborative workspaces, a stunning rooftop pool, and a food hall serving everything from noodle soups to sustainable cocktails. 

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The Fleming Hong Kong
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5. The Fleming

Hotels Wan Chai

After a year-long renovation, The Fleming reopened in 2017 with a design that refocused its lens on old Hong Kong. This 66-room boutique hotel in Wan Chai now incorporates the art deco aesthetic that once was so prominent in the city’s skyline. Throw in splashes of Star Ferry green, if you will, and sleek nautical features – long horizontal lines with smooth, ship-like curves; porthole-shaped mirrors; brass fixtures – and you might feel as if you’re berthed in a steamer on a voyage overseas. 

House 1881
Photograph: Courtesy House 1881

6. House 1881

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

In 2019, the former Marine Police Headquarters – one of just 120 declared monuments in Hong Kong – was reopened as House 1881, a swish heritage hotel standing conspicuous among the luxury malls in TST. All ten suites boast features like French doors, dark wood furniture and marble floors that recall the glory of bygone times. 

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Hotel Hart
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7. Hotel Hart

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

Hotel Hart is as cool as it gets. Take as many mood shots as you like against the hotel's bare concrete walls and rustic furnishings, or simply enjoy the simple yet stylish interiors of your room. The hotel is also within easy reach of an eclectic mix of restaurants, shopping malls, local shops, and art venues.

Hotel Sáv
Photograph: Courtesy Hotel Sáv

8. Hotel Sáv

Hotels Whampoa

Hotel Sáv is a luxury boutique hotel with clean and modern aesthetics – as expected since the name stands for style, attitude and vision. Aside from its swanky designs, Sáv’s buffet offers an international palette that’s a must-try. The attentive staff are also incredibly gracious when serving each and every guest. In the thick of Hung Hom, look to this colourful boutique for a mix of modern comforts with a taste of true Hong Kong on your doorstep. Even if you don't want to step outside, the hotel's spacious co-living lounge area, recreational facilities, and beautiful outdoor terrace should keep you happily entertained.

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Ovolo Southside hotel Rhapsody Suite
Photograph: Courtesy Ovolo Southside/Graham Uden

9. Ovolo Southside

Hotels Aberdeen

There’s no better place to base yourself for a little urban exploration than the hip Ovolo Southside. Drawing inspiration from 1980s pop culture, this pet-friendly, former warehouse-turned-hotel boasts an incredibly cool aesthetic – think music videos from the ’80s playing on TVs in the elevator, colourful artwork across the hotel, and rockstar-inspired suites. And that’s before you factor in the views. If you score a corner room, your floor-to-ceiling windows take in the sea, the surrounding hills, and the cable car climbing up to Ocean Park.

page148 hotel
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10. Page148

Hotels Tsim Sha Tsui

It’s all about the details at this boutique hotel on Austin Road. Opened in early 2019, Page148 takes active measures to boost interaction between guests and locals. Marshall speakers, old-school phones, luxury bath products in refillable bottles, and drip bags of the hotel’s signature coffee are available in each rooms. And the wow factor? The huge glass windows that offer stunning views overlooking either the harbour or the verdant Kowloon Cricket Club.

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BEST CHEAP HOTELS IN HONG KONG

1. Anne Black Guest House (YWCA)

Hotels Hostels Ho Man Tin

Conveniently located in the residential area of Waterloo Hill, within easy reach of some of Hong Kong's most popular tourist attractions, the YWCA's guest house offers 169 non-smoking guestrooms fully equipped with all the mod cons and comfortable beds you could need at low prices. Other facilities include airport transfers, laundry service and dry cleaning, all at an extra fee.

2. Check Inn HK

This cute family-run hostel in Wan Chai will have you feeling cosy and at home during your stay in Hong Kong. A youthful place with a great energy, you’ll be warmly welcomed and given great suggestions on where to go, what to do and what to eat during your visit. Guests can look forward to hostel-organised activities such as water sports, hiking tours and horse racing.

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3. Evergreen Hotel

Hotels Jordan

Sandwiched between Tsim Sha Tsui and Mong Kok, Evergreen Hotel is situated in a prime location, with all the tourist spots easily accessible. A recipient of a 'Quality Visitor Accommodation', recognized by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, friendly service and well-equipped guest rooms set Evergreen Hotel apart.

4. The Mahjong

Hotels Hostels To Kwa Wan

Named after the traditional Chinese game, there's a local saying that states that 'a mahjong tile is small but has everything it needs'. This quote perfectly encapsulates the essence of The Mahjong, one of the city’s coolest hostels located just east of Mong Kok and within walking distance of Hong Kong’s sights, sounds and tastes. You can even squeeze in a game or two of mahjong while you’re there.

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5. Urban Pack

Hotels Hostels Tsim Sha Tsui

A conveniently located hostel right next to Kowloon Park, this stylish spot in Tsim Sha Tsui is perfectly positioned for sightseeing. Offering female-only dorms plus private rooms for those who want a little bit of solitude, Urban Pack has plenty of options.

6. Yesinn at Causeway Bay

In the heart of Causeway Bay, Yesinn caters to different types of travellers, from backpackers to young business travellers. Recently renovated with a swanky new rooftop garden, this spot provides mixed dorms or all-female dorms, with an array of free services such as a massage chair, coffee or tea, free local calls and, most importantly, free wifi.

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7. YHA Mei Ho House Youth Hostel

Hotels Hostels Sham Shui Po

Looking for a stay with a bit of history? Head to this Sham Shui Po hostel, which is a revitalised resettlement block originally built in 1954, now offering 129 rooms equipped with everything you’ll need for your stay in Hong Kong. Also home to a retro-style café and a heritage museum, this unique spot is a great place to start learning about old Hong Kong.

BEST OFF-THE-GRID HOTELS IN HONG KONG

1. Auberge Discovery Bay Hong Kong

Set away from the hustle and bustle of the city, you can sit back and relax at this serene space. The resort looks over the waters of Discovery Bay, within close distance of Hong Kong Disneyland as well as hikes, bike tours and kids’ activities. 

2. Concerto Inn

Hong Kong may be known as a concrete jungle, but a lot of people don't realise that green spaces make up a large majority of the city's total area. Explore this side of the city and plug in to nature at Concerto Inn, a charming retreat on Lamma Island, one of Hong Kong's many islands. If hiking, fishing, biking, swimming and catching some rays sounds like your type of getaway, this one's for you.

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3. Courtyard Hong Kong Sha Tin

Hotels Sha Tin

Overlooking the Shing Mun River in Sha Tin, this comfortable hotel is only a few minutes’ walk from the Shek Mun MTR station. The hotel also offers a complimentary area shuttle bus to get you around easily, a relaxing outdoor pool and sauna and free breakfast at their fab café.

4. Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East

Hotels Tseung Kwan O

Located in Tseung Kwan O, this Crowne Plaza property is great if you need to get around Kowloon and the New Territories. It's also only a few MTR stops away from Hong Kong Island, meaning you can get pretty much anywhere within a matter of minutes. Make use of their stunning outdoor pool, fitness center and complementary wifi.

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5. Disney's Hollywood Hotel

Hotels Lantau Island

With views of Discovery Bay, this sprawling resort is set right by the entrance to Hong Kong Disneyland and the Disneyland Resort MTR station. Colourful rooms are fitted with great amenities, and there's a buffet in the in-house dining room filled with an array of international cuisine and snacks. The hotel also offers complimentary parking and shuttle service to Disneyland.

6. Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel

Situated on Golden Beach overlooking Castle Peak Bay’s wonderful marina, this hotel is worth the trip to Tuen Mun. Home to four restaurants and bars, kick back to a live band or head out to one of the two outdoor pools (one with water slides) as you soak up the sun. It's also fitted with fitness facilities and a spa.

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7. Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel

Hotels Chek Lap Kok

Ideally located close to AsiaWorld-Expo, the Hong Kong International Airport and Hong Kong Disneyland, SkyCity is the most convenient hotel for those in transit. Whether you're catching a show or concert at the convention centre or need to stay the night near the airport, it’s a relaxing spot for those on-the-go. 

8. Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin

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The perfect spot to stay and catch the races at Sha Tin Racecourse, the Hyatt Regency is breezily situated just a few minutes away from the MTR. Chic, contemporary rooms are fitted with all the amenities you could need while long-stay rooms come with kitchenettes. If you're more into eating out, check out Chinese restaurant Sha Tin 18 for their excellent Peking duck. You can also test your skills at the hotel’s tennis court or relax in the spa.

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9. Le Meridien Cyberport

With views of Cyberport's Telegraph Bay, Le Meridien is a great spot for those looking for a stay close to Ocean Park, or for a peaceful getaway just minutes from the city. Situated near Pok Fu Lam Country Park and Mount Davis, this is the place to stay if you're after green spaces. Food-wise, there's an ace sushi bar, and a Cantonese restaurant. 

10. Noah's Ark Hotel and Resort

Hotels Spa hotels Islands District

Part of Noah’s Ark theme park on Park Island, this imposing property is fitted with animal-themed rooms, perfect for families with young kids. If you’re not at the theme park, take a visit to the nearby beach or explore the surrounding area, which includes botanical gardens and a heritage centre.

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