The Best Hotels in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Get a flavour for the city with a walk on the streets of Sheung Wan
Get a flavour for the city with a walk on the streets of Sheung Wan | © travel images / Alamy Stock Photo

Sandwiched between Central and Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan is a Hong Kong district that effortlessly blends the old with the new. You could spend a day visiting Man Mo Temple and the antique shops along Cat Street, before dining at one of Gough Street’s trendy cafés. Here’s a variety of hotels in Sheung Wan to suit every type of traveller, bookable with Culture Trip.

1. AKVO Hotel

Suite Hotel, Hotel

A stylish room at the AKVO Hotel
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AKVO Hotel aims to be the perfect balance between comfort and luxury, which is noticeable in its 29 large guest rooms and suites. All rooms feature sweeping city views and granite bathrooms with either Hermès or Salvatore Ferragamo toiletries. Other luxurious touches at AKVO Hotel include complimentary in-room fitness by request, free wifi, and an impressive fine-art display.

2. ibis Hong Kong Central and Sheung Wan Hotel

Chain Hotel, Hotel

ibis Hong Kong Central and Sheung Wan
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It may have a long-winded title, but this ibis hotel is in a perfect location for exploring both Central and Sheung Wan. It’s walking distance to SoHo’s food and drink scene and the HK Macau Ferry Terminal. The 550 rooms include family, connecting and standard rooms, with either city or harbour views. There are also three specially designed MyRooms with old Hong Kong, Chinese wedding, and under-the-sea themes. This ibis hotel also has an on-site bar and restaurant.

3. Holiday Inn Express Hong Kong SoHo

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Stay at Holiday Inn Express SoHo
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Holiday Inn Express is located in an envious position: guests can easily walk to SoHo, Lan Kwai Fong and Hollywood Road (known as Antiques Street). Each room includes a pillow menu, a work desk, and blackout shades. Guests receive a daily complimentary buffet breakfast as well. Located on the hotel’s second floor, Moon Thai is a Michelin-recommended restaurant that cooks up fried crab with curry paste. This is also the world’s first hotel to achieve four platinum (or equivalent) Green awards.

4. The Jervois

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

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The Jervois is a National Properties’ boutique hotel in Sheung Wan. It features custom interiors and furnishings by Christian Liaigre, an internationally recognised French designer. The Jervois is home to 49 one and two-bedroom suites with separate dining areas, floor-to-ceiling windows and private lifts. The two-bedroom suites include Victoria Harbour views as well.

5. Butterfly on Waterfront

Chain Hotel, Hotel

A white bedroom at Butterfly on Waterfront with a double bed and floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the ocean
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Butterfly on Waterfront says it’s perfectly positioned for its guests to explore the best of three worlds: the busy one (Central), the happening one (Hollywood Road), and the relaxing one (Sheung Wan). A reputable hotel chain in Hong Kong, Butterfly on Waterfront offers complimentary pocket wifi devices and smartphones with select rooms, and local ambassadors to help you plan your trip. Each of the 90 stylish rooms at this boutique hotel includes multimedia docking stations, branded amenities, and eye-catching artwork.

6. iclub Sheung Wan Hotel

Chain Hotel, Hotel

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The iclub Sheung Wan Hotel describes itself as a no-frills trendy hotel that targets self-sufficient and tech-savvy travellers with its optimal functionality. There are a variety of rooms available, like the iResidence suites for families and iBusiness rooms for business travellers. Every room includes abundant natural light and a workspace with a multimedia connectivity panel. Take advantage of the iLounge as well, with its outdoor seating and Sweat Zone fitness area.

7. Sohotel Hong Kong

Boutique Hotel, Hotel

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Established in 2008, Sohotel’s mission is to provide its guests with services and comparable accommodation at reasonable rates. A boutique hotel, its 37 rooms and suites include city views, a pillow menu and free in-room continental breakfast. Guests also receive a smartphone with unlimited data, so you’re always connected while exploring Hong Kong.

8. Citadines Mercer Hong Kong

Serviced Apartment

Views for days from this one-bedroom suite at Citadines Mercer Hong Kong
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Citadines Mercer is a serviced apartment complex in Sheung Wan. There are both studio and one-bedroom apartments available. Studio premier apartments include a desk and kitchenette, while the one-bedroom executive suites also feature a separate living/dining area. Citadines Mercer is home to a fully equipped gym and the 24-hour Breeze Lounge too. Finally, don’t miss the opportunity to dine at the three-Michelin-star Sushi Shikon, which is the first authentic recreation of world-class edomae sushi outside Japan.

9. 99 Bonham


Drift off to sleep surrounded by unforgettable city views, 99 Bonham, Hong Kong
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Every suite in this slender glass tower features floor to ceiling windows, looking out onto a skyscraper-filled horizon. Originally planned to be serviced apartments, the rooms are minimalist but spacious, a relative rarity in Hong Kong. The lobby is no-fuss, but there is a 24-hour gym at hand. Each room comes with complimentary smartphones offering free calls and mobile data, so international travellers won’t need to worry about getting lost in this dense urban city.

10. The Figo

Boutique Hotel

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Rooms at this boutique hotel are filled with bespoke furniture and each guest gets a free cocktail kit as part of the hotel’s collaboration with local business Y Cocktail. Pets are more than welcome here – in fact dog-owners can enjoy an afternoon tea made for human and pet, dog swimming on the terrace with a mini swimming pool, welcome dog treats and more. Humans will also enjoy the gym and multi-purpose lounge space.

11. The Sheung Wan by Ovolo

Boutique Hotel, Hostel, Hotel

Spacious Extra-Large doubles offer luxury on a budget, Mojo Nomad Central, Hong Kong
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This boutique hotel aims to embrace the urban and old-school mishmash which Hong Kong does best, resulting in a fun, artsy locale. A trendy co-working space is open from 9am to 6pm and the gym is small but open 24/7. The two-storey on-site eatery, Te Quiero Mucho, serves up authentic Mexican food – try the much-lauded guacamole paired with an artisanal tequila from the bar.

Samantha McCabe contributed additional reporting to this article.

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