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1 Irving Street, Hong Kong, +852 3196 9000
Situated in the bustling Causeway Bay area, this boutique hotel is tech-savvy, quirky and modern in equal measure. While all the rooms may be kitted out with kitchen appliances including an electric stove and microwave, that doesn’t mean you should miss out on the hotel’s complimentary afternoon tea. Rooms from £143 per night
No.286 Queen’s Road, Central Sheung Wan, Hong Kong, +852 2165 1000
With a number of outlets dotted around the city, you can check into one of Ovolo’s smart rooms almost anywhere. Their flagship Central hotel is at the heart of the city’s entertainment and business district within walking distance of restaurants, bars, shops and clubs, as well as the Central MTR station. TIP: Guests at Ovolo can access wifi spots throughout the city for free. Rooms from £163 per night
33 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 3518 9688
Located in the heart of the city’s nightlife, this boutique hotel towers over Hong Kong’s most notorious knot of bars and clubs, Lan Kwai Fong. Worried it sounds a little rowdy? Fear not. Although the carnival of LKF is on your doorstep, this design hotel is every bit the five-star destination. Enjoy your champagne cocktail then sneak downstairs for a jelly shot in one of the street bars. TIP: Avoid during Hong Kong Sevens, unless you plan to host a large afterparty for a hundred new best friends. Rooms from £235 per night
Pacific Place, 88, Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 2918 1838
Designed by architect Andre Fu, Upper House provides a stylish retreat from the bustle of central Hong Kong, which it overlooks from its perch above Victoria Harbour. Cleanly styled with natural woods and geometric lines, this modern hotel offers the sensation of stepping into a spa or a gallery, without betraying its intimate boutique ambiance. TIP: Don’t forget to visit Café Gray Deluxe, which serves modern European classics with an emphasis on organic produce. Rooms from £458 per night
5 Connaught Road, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 0111
Few hotels in the world combine old-world sensibilities with the trappings of modern luxury as completely as the Mandarin Oriental in Hong Kong. This is not news to the hotel’s devout clientele, who have been returning to this bastion of elegance for generations. Visit Captain’s Bar, which is fitted out with dark wood and grand leather sofas where you can sit as you sip cold draught beer in large silver tankards. TIP: Boys, book an appointment with the Mandarin’s barber for an old-fashioned wet shave or trim. Rooms from £493 per night
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