Stellar deals in the +852: Hong Kong's best hotel offers for your bubble trip
Now that the Singapore-Hong Kong air travel bubble has come into effect, there's no better time to look at some of the stellar deals on five-star properties for your next trip to the Fragrant Harbour.
From storied properties crackling with history to the latest openings towering over the glittering cityscape, the air travel bubble is set to remind us why Hong Kong is one of the world's great hotel cities. Here are some of the best packages around the city over the next few months.
CORDIS, HONG KONG
Amid the hustle and bustle of Mongkok, Cordis, Hong Kong has a package that is perfect for those seeking spa-based rejuvenation. The hotel located in Langham Place mall has night markets, shops, and countless eateries at every turn, while its own Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Ming Court is well worth a visit.
The hotel's Perfect Spa Escapade lets you take a break from the city's buzzing energy and recharge in their 58 sqm Spa Suite with treatments inspired by Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In addition to accommodation, you'll get a one-hour massage for two guests per night at Chuan Spa, access to the Club Lounge, a bottle of sparkling wine and complimentary use of the health club and rooftop pool.
From HK$3,650 (S$630) per night
GRAND HYATT HONG KONG
With great views across Victoria Harbour and just a short walk from the heart of the famed nightlife and dining district of Wan Chai, the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is also tempting local and Singaporean guests with a range of packages.
Escape 24, valid until the end of March 2021, offers benefits including breakfast and HK$1,000 of spending credit per night, to be used on dining or in the spa. Alternatively, if you fancy checking out a number of different hotels during your stay, the Escape 24 getaway promises a 24-hour stay from check-in time and a choice of dining including lunch or dinner set at the hotel’s Italian restaurant Grissini or afternoon tea for two with a bottle of Champagne.
Escape 24 starts from HK$2,280 (S$395) per 24-hour stay
HYATT REGENCY HONG KONG, SHA TIN
Part of Hong Kong's attraction is its diversity and for those looking for a quieter side to the city, the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin is well located to let you escape to the hills, trails and greenery.
Another popular spot, the peaceful and beautiful Tsz Shan Monastery with its huge Guan Yin statue, is also easily within reach.
The Gourmet Getaway package is valid until the end of 2020 and includes a five-course set dinner from the hotel’s Sha Tin 18 restaurant that is served in your room, as well as a separate platter of 18 signature desserts that is sure to guarantee a sugar rush.
From HK$870 (S$150) per room per night
JW MARRIOTT HOTEL HONG KONG
If you're coming to Hong Kong to celebrate a special occasion, then the JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong has you covered with its package that features a one-hour session with a professional photographer to capture those memories forever. Or, if romance is more your thing, then opt for a bottle of chilled Champagne with 33 roses instead.
The hotel's location in the heart of Pacific Place means retail and dining temptations are right on your doorstep, while it's still only a short stroll to Central or the boho area of Wan Chai around Star Street.
The Celebrate@JW Package includes a stay in one of their well-appointed guest rooms, breakfast and a HK$500 dining voucher.
From HK$2,480 (S$430) per room per night
MANDARIN ORIENTAL, HONG KONG
With its mix of cool, contemporary luxury and Eastern heritage, Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has rightly been an icon since opening 57 years ago. With an enviable location in the heart of the city, be sure to seek out rooms or suites with magnificent views of Victoria Harbour and the city skyline.
In addition to its eight world-class restaurants, bars and spa, the hotel is also tempting visitors with a range of curated experiences.
For example, fashionistas will be lulled by a private styling session in the Personal Shopping Suite of Harvey Nichols Landmark as well as a 15 per cent discount off online purchases. Alternatively, foodies will love their Masterclasses in chocolate, wine appreciation, mixology and tea.
Guests will also receive dining privileges at sister hotel, The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, with 25 per cent off on food at MO Bar and SOMM.
The Staycation by M.O. package starts from HK$2,880 per night (S$500) on weekdays and includes a HK$1,000 dining or spa services credit per stay when booking a room or HK$1,288 per stay when booking a suite.
RITZ-CARLTON HONG KONG
Sipping a perfectly-crafted cocktail at the highest bar in the world's highest hotel is already a pretty extraordinary draw, but the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong boasts much more than jaw-dropping views of all of Hong Kong, from the lights of Victoria Harbour to the mountains of the New Territories.
The hotel’s range of dining options includes Michelin-starred Tin Lung Heen and fabulous Italian at Tosca di Angelo. It sits atop one of the city's largest and most high-end malls (Elements), while cultural attractions abound within a short hop.
The Sky-High Staycation offers a night in a deluxe room, breakfast, 20 per cent savings at the spa and dining venues, as well as two glasses of Champagne to toast your escape at Ozone, the world's highest bar.
Starting from HK$2,699 (S$470) per night
THE LANDMARK MANDARIN ORIENTAL, HONG KONG
For a Christmas period vacation, the Santa Is Callin’ package at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has you perfectly placed for some festive fun and frolics. This super-stylish property lets you make the most of its location in the heart of Central, while its 111 rooms and suites are some of the most spacious and elegant in the city.
As a culinary draw it doesn't get much better than the two-Michelin-starred restaurant Amber under the leadership of Richard Ekkebus, while two of the best Japanese restaurants outside Japan – Sushi Shikon and Kappo Rin – are on-site.
The package features limousine transfers, dining and spa discounts, special Christmas amenities and also spending credits. There's also a 50 per cent discount on the room-only rate when booking a second room on the same night or when you extend your stay by an additional night.
Santa Is Callin’ is priced from HKD3,900 (S$680) per night
THE LANGHAM, HONG KONG
If the busy waterfront district of Tsim Sha Tsui is your favourite part of town, then The Langham, Hong Kong puts you right in the heart of things. What's more, if you're up for some Cantonese fine dining, then the hotel boasts the three-Michelin-starred T’ang Court, one of only a handful of Chinese restaurants in the world with that ultimate culinary honour.
As for shopping, more than 700 stores within the fashion-forward area of Canton Road should ensure that you do some damage to your plastic.
For those looking for a slightly longer break, their Linger Longer package gives 25 per cent off a stay of five nights and more. It also offers 20 per cent off dining and 30 per cent off laundry and dry cleaning services.
From HK$1,125 (S$195) per night for a Deluxe City View Room
THE MIRA HONG KONG
Undoubtedly one of the more esoteric hotel packages is on offer at The Mira Hong Kong, an urban retreat in Tsim Sha Tsui. The MIRAcle of Mermaid Dance StayCation – yes, really – is a new wellness experience that lets you morph into a mermaid.
Using a monofin, the mermaid dance class combines figure skating and synchronised swimming to bubble, flip, and pose your way in a 45-minute mermaid dance class for two guests.
Breakfast at Mira Club Lounge is also included to let you relive those aquatic fantasies.
From HK$1,288 (S$220) per night
THE PENINSULA HONG KONG
Hong Kong's most historic hotel and the Grande Dame of the city's hospitality landscape, The Peninsula Hong Kong is already a popular choice for well-heeled travellers the world over. Residents of the Lion City will doubtless be keen to experience why and a multitude of packages and offers provide the perfect chance to do so.
The Peninsula Premier rate includes a one-way transfer for a one-night stay or a round-trip transfer for a two-night stay, or a complimentary extra night if you book three nights.
If you're keen on a visit over Christmas for some serious retail therapy and dining, then the Festive Retreat staycation includes a set brunch, set dinner and a complimentary week-long membership at PURE Yoga – presumably to work off those mince pies.
Valid for up to two guests per guest room, rates start from HK$3,200 (S$555) per room per night
THE UPPER HOUSE
In the heart of Pacific Place, The Upper House has remained one of the city's coolest hotels since opening in 2009 and is still especially loved by an international design and fashion crowd, thanks in part to its timelessly elegant interiors by Andre Fu.
Currently they have multiple offers for visitors from Singapore, including a Stay 3 Pay 2 offer that is valid all the way to Aug 31, 2021.
Alternatively, with the forthcoming closure of its highly-popular restaurant, the Farewell Cafe Gray Deluxe package includes daily set breakfast, one five-course wine-pairing dinner for two, and 50 per cent off every second night's accommodation.
From HK$3,250 (S$560) per night