Staycation Getaways in Hong Kong

  • We all need a little break from our daily lives once in a while. But treating yourself to a relaxing break doesn't have to mean packing your passport and heading to the airport! Here are some options for a perfect little getaway without leaving the SAR.

    21st June 2016
  • Conveniently located in Pacific Place in Admiralty, the hotel is away from the hustle and bustle of Central. The Upper House has 117 rooms all boasting fantastic views over Victoria Harbour or Hong Kong Island. The Upper House regularly makes it in to lists of the the top hotels in the world. The contemporary oriental design with plenty of natural materials, distinctive sculptures and original artwork makes it the perfect place to indulge in a little serenity without leaving the city. Café Gray Deluxe on the 49th floor offers compelling views of the city and fine European dining. For those of you who really want to splash out the Upper House boasts the largest penthouse in the city at 730 sq ft.

    Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 2918 1838

  • For those of you who don't want to leave Hong Kong Island (or want to journey to it) Ovolo Southside offers a iconic getaway in the ancient harbor of Aberdeen, The 163 room hotel is a warehouse converson with a fantasically gritty art-industrial edge. There's a whole host of restaurants and bars to choose from including a rooftop bar.

    Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, 3460 8100

  • Situated on Discovery Bay's inviting waterfront the Auberge Discovery Bay offers a chance to plunge yourself into the greener side of the city by escaping Hong Kong island in favour of somewhere a little more verdant. With 261 rooms offering unobstructed ocean or mountain views this is the perfect way to relax and enjoy some of the best views of rural Hong Kong. There's plenty to do with al fresco seaside dining, a beautiful seaside chapel and both an outdoor swimming pool and golf course within close proximity of the hotel.

    Auberge Discovery Bay, 88 Siena Ave, 2295 8288

  • Tai O on Lantau's west coast is often considered the Venice of the East, with a charming old fishing village comprised of colourful houses on stilts nestled amongst verdant hills. The Tai O Heritage Hotel offers a chance to soak up this authentic Chinese beauty in a very colonial setting - with the building originally serving as the district's police station (look out for the cannons, searchlights and cells). To really treat yourself, book yourself on the hotel's sunset boat tour.

    Tai O Heritage Hotel, Shek Tsai Po St, 2985 8383

  • Cheung Chau B&B aka Bed and Breakfast is a simple getaway from the city. Next to the marina and beach the hotel offers 18 simple double rooms as well as a a roof terrace with a panorama view of the harbor! The rooms are decorated and friendly for anyone. They also offer service rooms on a monthly basis. Cheung Chau is a charming island that is perfect for exploring.

    Cheung Chau B&B, B Tung Wan Guest House (Cheung Chau), 12-14 Tung Wan Rd

  • Hotel ICON is known for having the best hospitality in Hong Kong. The hotel is owned by the Polytechnic University and is a teaching hotel for the School of Hotel and Tourism Management. The hotel is modern, local designed and has a strong spirit. There are 262 guest rooms conveniently located in Hung Hom near Tsim Sha Tsui and Central.

    Hotel ICON, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, 3400 1000

  • Hullett House is a boutique hotel located in the 1881 Heritage shopping area in Tsim Sha Tsui and showcases luxurious Chinese heritage through thoughtful design. The hotel won the TripAdvisor’s Choice for 2015. The hotel offers 13 suites that have different colour schemes and exciting themes.  The hotel offers luxurious amenities and excellent services for guests. Balcony views include the Hong Kong skyline or the courtyard.

    Hullett House, 2A Canton Rd, 3988 0000


  • If you’re looking for a special occasion staycation, The Hyatt Regency is for you. The location allows guests to explore authentic culture of Hong Kong through local culture and landmarks. New Territories is a great escape from the city with various tourist attractions to check out! The rooms are large, clean and offer complimentary breakfast. The deluxe rooms also offer views of the mountains. It is also kids friendly, offering Camp Hyatt as a place for children to have fun and learn at the same time.

    The Hyatt Regency, 

  • The Pentahotel is known for its innovative interior design and integrating the young local spirit into each hotel. With that, they still keep creative designs appealing to ensure that guests feel comfortable.Having received the certificate of excellence by TripAdvisor, the hotel has two branches in Hong Kong, the main one in Kowloon and another in Tuen Mun opening in 2017. The Kowloon location is situated on the east side, away from main areas of Hong Kong. The hotel is suitable for a younger crowded and is great for meeting new, likeminded people.

    The Pentahotel, 19 Luk Hop St, 3112 8222