Located a quick six-minute ferry or subway ride from Central in Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui is known as one of the city’s major tourist hotspots. If you don’t want to break the budget when it comes to your accommodation, check out these best cheap hotels in the neighbourhood.
Best Western Grand Hotel
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A contemporary twin room at Best Western Grand Hotel
One of two affordable Best Western hotels in Tsim Sha Tsui, Best Western Grand Hotel is a 29-storey skyscraper with 396 guest rooms. Located a one-minute walk from the shops and sights of Nathan Road, in five minutes you can also be at the MTR station or Star Ferry pier. Best Western Grand Hotel’s facilities include an on-site café, The Little Paris French Restaurant, a fitness room and an airport shuttle service. Nearby, the Best Western Plus Hotel Kowloon is a similar property with similar budget prices.
Xi Hotel is a boutique hotel located in a perfect position to explore all the attractions East Tsim Sha Tsui has to offer. It’s walking distance to the Avenue of Stars, Hong Kong’s many museums and the daily Symphony of Lights show. Inside Xi Hotel, expect to find stylish accommodation, a small library and a concierge service. Courtney’s Wine Bar is also the on-site lounge and terrace serving breakfast and cocktails – what a combination.
A newer hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, Harbour Bay Hotel’s 76 guest rooms feature modern decor and colourful touches. Each room has either a city or harbour view, as well as rain showers and complimentary WiFi. Speak to staff about reserving tickets to theme parks and attractions, and enjoy the use of the free ‘Handy Phones’, with include data and unlimited calls to several countries.
A four-star property, The Kimberley Hotel’s room rates are a bargain by Hong Kong standards. Its 546 guest rooms include fully-stocked mini bars and suites with sofa beds. Amenities at The Kimberley Hotel include the Club Cavalier Health Spa, a state-of-the-art gym, a business centre and three restaurants. Guests can choose to dine in the Cascade Lounge, enjoy a lunch or dinner buffet at the Coffee House, or visit the Kimberley Chinese Restaurant.
Just Inn is one of the cheapest hotels in Tsim Sha Tsui, but it doesn’t scrimp on its facilities. It has common rooms on each floor as well as free Nespresso coffee, filtered water and air purifiers scattered throughout. Just Inn is also home to a large contemporary art collection, including works by the host and several of Hong Kong’s best artists. Located a two-minute walk from the local MTR station, you’re just a hop away from all the action at Just Inn.
GDH Hotel offers comfortable accommodation with five room types available. There are the standard hotel rooms, as well as family rooms and suites with separate living areas. The hotel also established an online shopping platform called Best Buyer in 2016 to bring Hong Kong’s best shopping malls directly to its guests. It has two on-site restaurants as well: Come-Into Chiu Chow Restaurant and Senkami Japanese Restaurant.
Homy Inn is a small chain of cheap boutique hotels with additional inns located in Hong Kong’s North Point and Sheung Wan neighbourhoods. Homy Inn Tsim Sha Tsui has family rooms, dormitories and standard single, double and twin rooms. It’s walking distance from all the best attractions the neighbourhood has to offer, such as the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Avenue of Stars.
Popway Hotel is another budget boutique accommodation option in Tsim Sha Tsui. The 63 guest rooms include studios with spacious wardrobes, balcony rooms overlooking the garden and the Popway Suite with its separate living area. Popway Hotel is also home to an iMac corner in the lobby, a fitness centre, the private Sky Deck and the Uptop Bistro and Bar. The two latter facilities include panoramic views of the city’s skyline, which always looks its best in the evening.