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.
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A stylish room at the AKVO Hotel | Courtesy of AKVO Hotel / Hotels.com
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 Wi-Fi and an impressive fine-art display.
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.
Mojo Nomad Central says it’s a new kind of boutique accommodation with design-led spaces and affordable luxury rooms. The four-star hotel’s rooms are in simple categories: shared, small, medium, large and extra-large. Mojo Nomad Central features a common area with a kitchen, an on-site Mexican restaurant named Te Quiero Mucho and a 24-hour fitness centre. It’s also home to one of the best co-working spaces in Hong Kong.
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 a delicious fried crab with curry paste. This is also the world’s first hotel to achieve four platinum (or equivalent) Green awards.
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.
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 Wi-Fi 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 also includes multimedia docking stations, branded amenities and eye-catching artwork.
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.
Established in 2008, Sohotel’s mission is to provide its guests with unique 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.
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 of Japan.