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Luxury Hong Kong Hotels

Best Luxury Hotels in Hong Kong
Hong Kong is a cosmopolitan metropolis and a top global financial center. Within the modern skyscrapers, high end and luxury shops lies a culturally rich history. Hong Kong sets the bar high when it comes to luxury hotels. Here are our top luxury hotels in Hong Kong.

The Peninsula Hong Kong
penisulaThe Peninsula Hong Kong opened its doors for the first time on 11th December 1928 and since then has grown into a legend. Classic ad contemporary live at The Peninsula Hong Kong. The rooms are simple and elegant with distinctive design. Facilities include a Roman-style swimming pool, a 12,000-square-foot Peninsula Spa, nine award-winning restaurants and bars, and a Shopping Arcade. Fourteen Rolls-Royce limousines are available for airport transfers while the hotel’s own helicopter service provides the ultimate transfer in speed and style.

Langham Place Mongkok
LanghamAs a true five-star luxury Spa hotel in Hong Kong, Langham Place Hotel Hong Kong is home to Chuan Spa which straddles the top three floors of the Hotel. Chuan Spa is not only a day spa but a luxurious residential spa with hotel accommodation available featuring a secret entrance directly to the Spa. The five-star luxury Hong Kong spa hotel offer a multiude of restaurants, including Ming Court which offers superb traditional oriental cuisine. All rooms have floor to ceiling windows, with panoramic Hong Kong city views and a wealth of hi-tech features, reflecting new heights of style and elegance.

W Hong Kong

As expected for the W hotel chain, the W Hong Kong is trendy, modern, and a dash of funky. The stunning rooftop infinity pool on the 76th floor offers dizzying views of Hong Kong and the surround areas. All of the rooms come with a 42-inch flat-screen TV, an iPod dock and an extensive media library. The feather bed is fitted with 400-thread-count bedsheets. En suite bathrooms have a 15-inch flat-screen TV, a soaking tub and soft bathrobes.

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental
landmark_mandarin_oriental_dlx2With a great location in Central, the Landmark hotel is one of the best options in Hong Kong. The nightlife areas of Lan Kwai Fong and Soho are just a short stroll away. The Star Ferry is 7 minutes away and Victoria Peak a 20-minute drive from the hotel. Renowned designer, Peter Remedios, has created a perfect combination of cutting-edge technology, aesthetics, and functionality in every guestroom at the Landmark Mandarin Oriental Hotel. Guest rooms are spacious and high-tech, featuring marble bathrooms with deep soaking tubs, iPod docks, at least three flat-screen TVs, and Wi-Fi. Dine at one of Hong Kong’s hottest avant-garde restaurants, Amber, located in the hotel.

All About Hong Kong

Heūng góng in Cantonese means fragrant harbour, but to most people is known as Hong Kong. Situated on the South China Sea and Pearl River Delta , Hong Kong is famous for its glittering skyline and magnificent natural harbour. The city itself is bustling and quite crowded, but offers delicious foods, an exciting night life, and of course, shopping.

Hong Kong is officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People’s Republic of China. It is the first Special Administrative Region (SAR) of China, the other being Macau. Before the transfer of sovereignty over to China in 1997, Hong Kong had been a British Colony for nearly 150 years. However, Archaeological findings date the first human settlements in Hong Kong to more than 30,000 years ago. It was first incorporated into China during the Qin Dynasty and largely remained under Chinese rule until 1841 during the Qing Dynasty.

Hong_Kong_de_nocheLess than half the size of the American state of Rhode Island, Hong Kong has a population of 7 million people. Constant immigration from mainland China, the rest of Asia and from the four corners of the world, has made Hong Kong a melting pot of culture. However, both Cantonese Chinese and the British have had the strongest influence.

From hawker stalls to fine dining restaurants, Hong Kong provides a wide variety of food . Food is mainly influenced by Cantonese cuisine, non-Cantonese Chinese cuisine, Japan, and the Western world. Given it is the third densest population, the restaurant industry has intense competition. Take away and dinning out is very common, as most people work an average of a 47 hour work week.

Hong_Kong_at_nightHong Kong is divided into four parts: Hong Kong Island, the Kowloon peninsula, the New Territories and the numerous ¬outlying islands. Hong Kong Island is the island that gives Hong Kong its name, with its famous skyline and harbour. Its the main focus of most tourist. Kowloon is the peninsula,north of Hong Kong Island with a 2.1 million population in less than 47 square kilometres. It is one of the most densely populated places on earth with gives a matching number of places to eat, sleep, and shop. The New Territories are often ignored by tourists, but it offers a diverse landscape with lovely mountainous parks. The Outlying Islands the islands, islets and rocks in the south of the territory. Most people arrive here at Hong Kong International Airport.Here tourists can find Disneyland and the Ngong Ping cable car.

Regardless of what tourists look for in a destination, Hong Kong is unique The energy from the busy streets and people to the exciting skyline and astounding beauty, this city will absorb people into it.