TOUT Feb2013 HK Hotels

Destinations: Hong Kong – Luxury Hotels


With well over 200 hotels, and new glamorous and hip property openings every year, there is no shortage of premium luxury accommodation in HK. Here we suggest a few ideas to find your perfect decadent suite with private butler and high thread count bed linens where you can recharge after an exciting day in the city.

Mandarin Oriental is the iconic landmark in Hong Kong hospitality. With a superb location right in the heart of the Central District, and privileged views of Victoria Harbour, Mandarin Oriental sets the bar in downtown luxury accommodation.

This is the address to call your home whilst in Hong Kong, with a pampering Spa & Wellness Centre offering Chinese and Ayurvedic treatments; and ten award winning bars & eateries, including the Michelin starred French restaurant ‘Pierre’.

It’s the hotel’s legendary service that sets Mandarin Oriental apart. The private Butlers will pamper you and the hotel’s Concierge will give you city insider tips.


As a former British Colony, Hong Kong combines old school style with cutting, edge Asian dynamism. Classic traditions sit comfortably with the very latest in technology. Take for example The Peninsula, Hong Kong’s oldest hotel, established in 1928.

It is a timelessly elegant period building with modern tower, located in Kowloon’s Tsim Sha Tusi. Take in priceless views across Victoria Harbour towards HK Island and expect some of the finest guest suites in the city, with classic modern style and exquisite craftsmanship, and the very latest in guest-focused technology.

Don’t miss the colonial glamour of the daily traditional English Afternoon tea in the hotel’s grand lobby.


Hong Kong is a forest of towering skyscrapers, and at its very heart, in Central, is the city’s tallest hotel, the Island Shangri-La. Expect flagship quality at this award winning property and plenty of unique touches.  A 130 year old Banyan Tree stands in the bar whilst hanging in the lobby is the world’s largest Chinese landscape silk painting; nothing is done by halves here.

Views understandably are breath-taking; especially if you choose a room on one of the swish Horizon Club floors. This is the hotel of choice for shopaholics, as it sits above the Pacific Place mall.



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