Home to luxury designer boutiques, spacious shopping malls and several public museums, Tsim Sha Tsui is a must-visit destination in Hong Kong. Make your life easier by staying in the district itself, which is conveniently located at the tip of the Kowloon Peninsula and opposite Hong Kong’s bustling Central district. Here are nine of the best hotels in the area.
Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong
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Holiday Inn, Golden Mile, Hong Kong | Courtesy of Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong / Hotels.com
The Holiday Inn Golden Mile Hong Kong is a great hotel for families, as they have a Kids Stay and Eat Free initiative for children 12 years and under. While they stay in their parents’ room for free, kids also receive a complimentary daily breakfast. There are 621 guest rooms and suites at this hotel, as well as a rooftop pool with a poolside bar, fitness centre, on-site beauty salon and three restaurants. Enjoy Osteria Ristorante Italiano, Loong Yuen Cantonese Restaurant and Bistro on the Mile, which is known for its international buffet.
If five-star luxury is what you’re after, look no further than The Peninsula Hong Kong. Known as the Grande Dame of the Far East, the hotel has been open for over 90 years. There are a variety of rooms and suites available, but the pièce de résistance is the Peninsula Suite. It features a 10-seat dining room, a cinematic TV room, a private gym, and a living room decked out with floor-to-ceiling windows and a piano. The Peninsula Hong Kong is also home to seven restaurants, The Peninsula Spa and a stunning indoor pool with panoramic harbour views.
Another five-star hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel and Towers is as glamorous as The Peninsula. Located along Victoria Harbour, the hotel is home to a temperature-controlled pool and Jacuzzi, a health club with professional trainers and the exclusive Towers Lounge on the 16th floor. Food-wise, guests can decide between Chinese, Japanese, an international buffet and seafood from the renowned Oyster & Wine Bar. Plus, you’re never far from an MRT station and the Star Ferry to Central Hong Kong. If you can tear yourself away from the hotel, that is.
A world-renowned hotel chain, stay at the luxurious Shangri-La in Tsim Sha Tsui East. Named one of the world’s best hotels, the stakes are high. But Kowloon Shangri-La has everything, including a business centre, health club, on-site shops, and several bars and restaurants. Although there’s Japanese cuisine at Nadaman and Tapas Bar, the crowning jewel is the two-Michelin-star Shang Palace. Kowloon Shangri-La has 688 rooms, but the Presidential Suite is the epitome of luxury, with its Jacuzzi and 24-hour butler service.
The Royal Pacific Hotel & Towers is as well-known for its shiny exterior as it is for its interior cuisine. There’s Australian fare at Pierside Bar & Restaurant, Satay Inn’s authentic Singaporean dishes, Café on the PARK and PARK Deli. The Royal Pacific also has both a Hotel and Tower Wing. The Hotel Wing has elevator access directly to the shops of Canton Road, while the Tower Wing is home to the exclusive Club Lounge.
Established in 1981, The Royal Garden has since undergone a US $33 million refurbishment. There are various suites available at The Royal Garden, which range in opulence. There’s also the Sky Pool with panoramic Victoria Harbour views, an on-site spa and the exclusive Crown Club. The Royal Garden is home to a further seven restaurants and a bar, including the one-Michelin-star Dong Lai Shun, Sabatini Ristorante Italiano and Shikigiku Japanese Restaurant.
Both a member of Design Hotels™ and the Starwood Preferred Guest program, The Mira Hong Kong was designed to ignite all your senses. Guests can choose between rooms, club rooms, suites and specialty suites, which can include multiple televisions, bars and Jacuzzis. There’s also the award-winning MiraSpa and six restaurants and bars, including Room One Sports Bar, COCO for chocolate enthusiasts and Cuisine Cuisine for traditional Cantonese dishes.
A more affordable option in Tsim Sha Tsui, The Kowloon Hotel is a part of the reputable Harbour Plaza Hotels and Resorts family. It’s located in the middle of Nathan Road, which is known as the Golden Mile due to its plethora of shops. There are a staggering 736 guest rooms available at The Kowloon Hotel, which include the all-important suites. As for on-site dining, the hotel has The Window Café and its legendary 66-metre buffet, as well as The Middle Row Bar, Cantonese cuisine at Loong Yat Heen and Coffee Corner.
Located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui, Park Hotel Hong Kong has 347 generously sized and modern rooms available to suit all travellers. This includes single rooms, quadruple family rooms and suites with enticing bonuses. Many of the rooms at Park Hotel Hong Kong offer views of the district’s bustling night scene. On-site, Park Cafe is known for its all-day buffets, which have been called the best in Tsim Sha Tsui. There’s also the Marigold Bar with its handcrafted cocktails.