Whether you are looking to pamper yourself with a luxurious spa package or indulge or celebrate at some of the city’s finest restaurants, this round-up of the most luxurious staycations in Hong Kong will leave you feeling relaxed and rejuvenated without the hassle of airport check-ins and delays.
The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
Located on the 118th floor of the International Commerce Centre and home to the highest bar in the world, The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong is the ultimate definition of luxury. Upon checking in, you will want to get straight to your room to experience the incredible sweeping views of the harbor which will blow you away. See Hong Kong like never before.
Once you’ve settled in, fluffed up the pillows and had a little nap, take a dip in the infinity pool or Jacuzzi overlooking the magical Hong Kong skyline. If you’re looking to pamper yourself, head to the spa for a signature massage or facial which uses Asian techniques and traditional ingredients. If you’re really looking to splash out, opt for the “Me Time” package, a 3-hour long body-and-soul spa program customized to meet your specific needs.
In the evening, put on your best clothes and pop up to Ozone, the rooftop bar, and lounge where you can soak in more views while enjoying a creative cocktail (or two!). Follow with an indulgent dinner at one of two Michelin-starred restaurants – Tin Lung Heen offering Cantonese cuisine and Tosca, for inventive Italian cookery. With almost every location in this hotel set in the clouds, you will leave feeling truly reenergized and ready to take on the world! This is definitely one of our favorite luxurious staycations in Hong Kong!
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2263 2263
The Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
Touted as one of the world’s most famous hotels, The Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong is a great escape from the bustle of the city, while still remaining in the heart of it all. Sit back and relax at the two-floor spa retreat where you can enjoy a range of treatments from traditional Chinese Medicine to deep therapeutic massages. Don’t forget to check out the Chinese herbal steam room and sauna! For a post-spa tipple or a bite to eat, you will be spoilt for choice with three fine-dining restaurants, two all-day dining spots, lounges, and bars. For real indulgence, embark on a culinary adventure at one of two Michelin-starred restaurants – Pierre and Man Wah.
After a nightcap, retire to your spacious, individually designed suite and enjoy the beautiful views before a peaceful night’s sleep in the most luxurious bed. Feeling tempted? Be sure to check out the ‘Weekend Getaway’ package with complimentary treats, a late check-out and more exclusive benefits!
Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong 5 Connaught Road, Central, +852 2522 0111
The Upper House
For design and style lovers, The Upper House – perched atop Pacific Place – confidently ranks high in our list of luxurious staycations in Hong Kong. Described as a “haven of calm and quiet taste” this stunning boutique offers a number of contemporary studios and suites designed with natural materials, stunning bathrooms and playful lighting. If you’re looking to unwind, book yourself one of the newly revamped in-room massage treatments or head to the complimentary morning yoga classes held on The Lawn gathering venue from Friday to Sunday.
As any food aficionado knows, a stay in The Upper House is not complete without a visit to the acclaimed Café Gray Deluxe. Located on floor 49, you will be spoilt with stunning views of Victoria Harbour while tucking into some modern European cuisine using organic seasonal ingredients. Serene, trendy and conveniently located, what’s not to love? Go ahead and take a look!
The Upper House 88 Queensway, Admiralty, +852 2918 1838
The Peninsula Hong Kong
When it comes to the most decadent of hotels, the iconic ‘Grande Dame of the Far East’ takes pride of place in our top spot. Not only is it the flagship hotel of the Peninsula Hotels Group but it is also the oldest hotel in Hong Kong! Step inside and be transported into a magical world of timeless elegance and glamour. Designed with a blend of Eastern and Western hospitality, the hotel allows you to experience a bygone era and history lovers will enjoy exploring the antiques and historical artifacts on display around the hotel.
Accommodation ranges from a Deluxe Suite in the original building to Superior Harbour View Suites offering unrivaled views of Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong Island cityscape. You can even view these close up using the freestanding telescopes provided in the room. As well as personalized spa services, a fitness center and a gorgeous indoor pool with floor-to-ceiling windows, guests are also spoilt for choice with an eclectic selection of dining options. Besides its world-renowned ‘Afternoon Tea” in the stunning lobby lounge, you can also choose from legendary restaurants offering Modern European, Swiss, Cantonese, Japanese and French cuisine. If you’re looking to splurge with no exceptions, a luxurious staycation in Hong Kong at The Peninsula Hong Kong is the unforgettable choice!
The Peninsula Hong Kong Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, +852 2920 2888
The Murray, Hong Kong
Voted as one of Conde Nast Traveller’s “Best New Hotels Around the world”, The Murray, Hong Kong has been going been going from strength to strength since its soft opening in January this year. Nestled along the iconic Cotton Tree Drive in the heart of Central district, the stunning hotel is home to over 300 suites and guestrooms and five restaurants including a rooftop restaurant and bar with panoramic views of Hong Kong Park and Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. For a more in-depth look at the property read our full article on it here.
The 25-story urban accommodation offers floor-to-ceiling views and guestrooms are covered with rare stones and leather textures which result in a sophisticated yet chic feel – perfect for a luxury escape. While away the hours by taking a dip in the indoor swimming pool or vitality pool, or restore your health with a bespoke massage or facial at their beautiful spa. You can even sign up for a bespoke outdoor boot-camp or tai chi session! All in all, we really can’t get enough of The Murray! If you’re looking for a more affordable getaway that will be equally relaxing as the other luxurious staycations in Hong Kong, stay tuned for our second Hong Kong hotel round-up where we will be listing some of our favorite cool and quirky spots that are perfect for a mini-break in Hong Kong.
The Murray, Hong Kong 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, +852 3141 8888