North Point is quite an underrated destination in Hong Kong. Located between Causeway and Quarry Bays, the predominantly residential neighbourhood is home to important landmarks, Michelin-recommended eateries and many Instagram photo opportunities. Check out one of these hotels in the area.
Harbour Plaza North Point
Harbour Plaza North Point | Courtesy of Harbour Plaza North Point / Hotels.com
Harbour Plaza North Point is home to 714 rooms, four restaurants, an outdoor pool and a free area shuttle. There are several room types available, including premier rooms, family triple rooms (perfect for small families or friends travelling together) and the two-bedroom quad suite. As for the on-site restaurants, choose from Hoi Yat Heen Chinese Restaurant (known for its winning dim sum and dessert combo), Java Mama Deli Corner, Greens Café’s buffet and international menu, and the Point Lobby Lounge.
A luxurious 4.5-star hotel in North Point, Harbour Grand Hong Kong boasts an impressive 828 rooms. It’s also home to a health club with a full-time trainer; an outdoor swimming pool; a spa and massage centre; and an exclusive lounge on the 41st floor. Dining options include Cantonese cuisine at Kwan Cheuk Heen; Nagomi Japanese Restaurant; Harbour Grand Café and its international menu; and Le 188° Restaurant and Lounge, which has fantastic harbour views from its floor-to-ceiling windows. With rooms and suites featuring patios, harbour views and a pillow menu, Harbour Grand Hong Kong is one of the more luxurious accommodations in the neighbourhood.
The South China Hotel is fortunately located within walking distance of some of North Point’s most renowned attractions, such as the Sunbeam Theatre, Java Municipal Market and North Point Pier. The hotel offers standard, deluxe and superior rooms, which are all available at affordable rates.
The iclub Fortress Hill Hotel is a modern and affordable accommodation option in North Point. Its 338 rooms feature complimentary Wi-Fi and connectivity panels with audio and USB outlets. Business travellers on a budget will also appreciate the desks available in the iBusiness Premier rooms. Guests at iclub Fortress Hill Hotel have access to the Sweat Zone’s fitness facilities and the iLounge’s free tea and coffee 24 hours a day as well.
Home to 613 rooms and suites, North Point’s City Garden Hotel is popular with both business and leisure travellers. Guests at City Garden Hotel enjoy access to the Club Lounge, a heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi, and a 24-hour gym with pool views. There are also three on-site restaurants: the award-winning YUÈ Restaurant serving Cantonese cuisine, the Garden Café’s all-you-can-eat buffet, and the Satay Inn, which serves Singaporean dishes. Some rooms at City Garden Hotel have also been recently refurbished and range from 30 to 60 square metres (323 to 646 square feet), which is as large as an inner-city apartment.
The ibis chain is one of the world’s most recognised and loved hotel brands. The ibis in North Point is conveniently located close to both a tram and train station and has a room for everyone, including standard rooms with single beds for solo travellers, 24 connecting rooms for families, and an executive suite for those wanting more space. The hotel is also home to a restaurant that is open at all meal times and serves a daily buffet breakfast.
A newly established hotel in North Point, the five-star Hotel VIC on the Harbour offers 665 luxury guest rooms and suites. Each room includes Victoria Harbour views, modern furnishings and Nespresso coffee machines. Guests can choose to dine at one of the four on-site restaurants: Cruise, The Farmhouse, The Farmhouse Deli and Harbour North. Alternatively, order room service via the tailor-made smartphone app. With its complimentary shuttle bus service across the city, a 24-hour gym with a virtual-reality fitness experience, and the rooftop swimming pool, Hotel VIC on the Harbour is undeniably among the most luxurious accommodation options in North Point.
With sweeping city or Victoria Harbour views from its 317 rooms, Grand View Hotel certainly lives up to its name. There are a variety of rooms and suites to choose from at this 3.5-star property, including family rooms and suites with kitchenettes. Amenities at the Grand View Hotel include a rooftop swimming pool, gym, free area shuttle bus and childminding services. The hotel’s First Café serves breakfast daily, while its Lobby Bar is best for a nightcap.
M1 Hotel North Point is a stylish and boutique budget accommodation option in North Point. Established in 2014, guests can choose from superior, deluxe and executive rooms, as well as executive suites. The latter is equipped with a dining table, sofa and desk. You can also take advantage of the discounted attractions tickets available at the front desk.