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The 10 Best Hotels on Hong Kong Island

The 10 Best Hotels on Hong Kong Island

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Updated: 9 February 2017
As a hub of East meets West, hotels in Hong Kong are diverse. From savouring the stunning skyline along the Victoria Harbour, experiencing chambers featuring local culture to indulging in vintage-style boutique hotels, there is wide selection of accommodation. Here are the ten best hotels that offer a memorable and unforgettable experience.

Pandora after 80s

A backpacker-friendly hostel in Causeway Bay facing the Victoria harbour, Pandora after 80s, is the perfect spot for both couples or families.With a total of nine rooms available, and a private kitchen, the hotel provides varieties of chambers ranging from communal 10 bed dormitories, double private suite, to a double bed private room. The aim is to provide a range of great accommodation options, allowing travellers to experience the unique culture, art and good vibes of Hong Kong.

275 Gloucester Rd, Causeway Bay, +852 34995900

Ovolo Southside

The first hotel in Hong Kong to be transformed into a New York-inspired hotel in the 1970s, Ovolo Southside has become the landmark on the Island South district. The industrial-chic interior reflects modern and classy contemporary art design through the use of concrete floors, light wooden surfaces, and brick walls. In a bid to retain the original style of the industrial building, every suite is a different shape and size to cater the unique character of the structure. Encircled by the green landscape of Island South, and the bustling streets in the community, Ovolo’s open-air terrace bar displays large-scale fresco paintings of Los Angeles’ artists Cyrcle. With its excellent revitalization and impressive design, Ovolo rebrands itself as an interactive multimedia art space / hotel that is a great way to absorb local culture.

Wong Chuk Hang Road, 64, Aberdeen, Hong Kong, +852 34608100

Grand Hyatt

Indulge yourself with the comforting spa treatments and relax in the 50-meter open-air heated pool while feasting the nightscape of Hong Kong at Grand Hyatt Hotel. Providing 539 modern furnished rooms and suites with grandiose floor-to-ceiling windows, the hotels boasts stunning views over its own swimming pool and terrace garden, as well as the panorama of Victoria Harbour. The deluxe suite drinks in city’s stunning scenery in a roomy 65-squre-feet space, coupled with the glamorous black-and-white art piece from John Young Studio that contrasts sharply with the background.

1 Harbour Road, Fortress Hill, Hong Kong, +852 25881234

Mingle Place By The Park

As one of the Mingle Gensis series, Mingle Place By The Park is situated on the boisterous street of Wan Chai. The predecessor of Mingle is a historical and vintage 1960’s residential building. Featuring the nostalgic theme of 1960’s Hong Kong, old pictures, antique art pieces, and archaic are ornately scattered around the building. Be it the rooms, rooftop garden, or business center, Mingle radiates wistful elegance and the atmosphere of old Hong Kong.

2-5/F, 141-3 Wanchai Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 28381109

The Pottinger

Located on the slightly steep historic stone slab street, The Pottinger is a centerpiece in the commercial center of Hong Kong. Surrounded by little stores with green tin rusted roofs and standing erect on pieces of large flat stone slabs, The Pottinger integrates traditional oriental elements into the design of 68 cozy suites. As a rich fusion of East meets West architecture, and modern meets antiquity, the wall is decorated with photos showing splendid landscapes of ancient Hong Kong shot by a well-known local photographer Fan Ho, who was voted the Top Ten Photographers of the World by Photographic Society of America.

74 Queen’s Road Central. Hotel Main Entrance:, 21 Stanley St, Central, Hong Kong, +852 23083188

J Plus Hotel By Yoo

Featuring chic suites and fashionable studios with classy and contemporary design, J Plus Hotel by Yoo has just revamped its voguish décor with prestigious designer Phlippe Starck. The lobby was decorated with tinted glass panels carved with Chinese coins, dragons, and bamboo motifs, while a Renaissance-inspired sofa with patterns by Scottish fabric design firm Timorous Beasties reveals its fashionable side. Suites at J Plus are stylishly furnished with state-of-the-art gadgets and modern knick-knacks. With an open-air terrace, guests can socialize in a cozy yet relaxing atmosphere while savouring every moment in this bustling district.

1 Irving St, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 31969000

Harbour Grand

Spend a luxurious evening soaking up the spectacular nightscape by the harbourside of Hong Kong Island. The 828 rooms and suites at Harbour Grand provide multiple perspectives of Victoria Harbour. Inside, the lobby is extravagantly furnished with glitzy crystal chandeliers and ritzy marble staircase ushering you to grandiose dining spots. Apart from providing travellers comfy accommodation, Harbour Grand presents palatable dishes from Western-inspired recipes to Asian-style signatures at their dining spots LE 188° Restaurant & Lounge and Kwan Cheuk Heen.

23 Oil St, North Point, Hong Kong, +852 21212688

Regal Hong Kong Hotel

Awarded the 10th China Hotel Starlight Awards in 2015, Regal Hong Kong Hotel is a five-star epitome of resplendence and flamboyance. Its elegant continental style, and helpful and efficient service combine with the superior geographical location to create a hotel that is hard to beat. A total of 481 rooms are renovated in classic continental style with all-encompassing amenities. The word luxe best describes the president suite at Regal. Luxuriantly decorated, the Jacuzzi allows guests to stretch out while the individual living room offers a spacious area to savour a cup of premium cocktail.

88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 28906633

Y Loft

Recognized by TripAdvisor as The Top-Performance Business with 4 stars for three consecutive years, Y Loft is a youth-friendly hostel adjacent to Chai Wan MTR Station. Offering home-away-from-home accommodations ranging from twin rooms, triple rooms, house of six to duplex rooms, Y Loft is situated in Chai Wan Youth Square, and area that features studios, multipurpose areas, and theaters for teenagers. While spending the night, guests can attend events hosted by Youth Square to experience local culture.

Y-Mart, 238 Chai Wan Rd, Chai Wan, Hong Kong, +852 37218989

Gloucester Luk Kwok

Gloucester Luk Kwok Hong Kong is a four-star hotel located in the commercial and business hub, Wan Chai. Opened in 1933 and reconstructed in 1986, Luk Kwok is one of the most telling witnesses in terms of historical and colonial development in Hong Kong. Being the second tallest architecture in Hong Kong during 1930s with seven stories, Luk Kwok is now revitalized into a modern building offering 196 deluxe rooms and 194 spacious suites. Apart from accommodation, dining at Luk Kwok allows guests to enjoy traditional Cantonese dishes in cozy Oriental ambience.

72 Gloucester Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong, +852 28662166