This well-equipped retreat house of the Catholic Church of Hong Kong is nestled in the slopes of Mount Davis and overlooks the western approach to Victoria Harbour. Many nature-loving Catholics come here, particularly on weekends. Formally a family villa, the building was donated to the Canossian Sisters. In 1984, following reconstruction, it became a retreat house. Due to the retreat's popularity, reservations need to be made well in advance.
This five-star modern hotel, located at Pacific Place, offers excellent service and facilities. Its rooms are fitted with luxurious furnishings and boast a picturesque view of either the harbour or the mountains. Leisure facilities include a fully comprehensive gym, sauna, solarium, steam room, whirlpool, massage, facial treatments, an outdoor heated pool and a kid's playground. The hotel also has the largest ballroom in Hong Kong and it can accommodate up to 1,000 people.
Located right next door to the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre, the chic Grand Hyatt caters to the international business traveler, easily equipped for corporate meetings and conferences. Refined elegance and a professional staff mark this luxurious hotel on Hong Kong Island. A complete redesign of the guestrooms has been undertaken to meet the changing needs of the new millennium traveler. Also worth a visit is the delicious Grissini restaurant, which serves top-quality cuisine and offers fabulous views over Victoria Harbour and the Hong Kong skyline.
The Four Seasons Hotel welcomes you to a luxurious stay overlooking picturesque Victoria Harbour in the Financial District. Lavish guest rooms with floor to ceiling windows and elegant wooden furnishings will keep you in good spirits. Enjoy your meals at Caprice—the hotel's chic French restaurant, and sweat extra calories out in the 24 hour fitness centre. Pamper yourself with an expensive massage or facial at the Four Seasons' rejuvenating spa or hit the Finnish sauna room for a thoroughly soothing experience.
The Ritz Carlton Hotel Hong Kong holds the title of the world's tallest hotel as it is located atop the city's towering business hub, the International Commerce Centre (ICC). The hotel occupies the space between the 102nd and 118th floors of the building and offers 312 well-appointed rooms that all offer city or harbor views and complimentary wired or wireless Internet access. Furthermore, the Ritz Carlton is equipped with banquet and meeting halls and six dining outlets including the scrumptious Chocolate Library, considered to be a heaven for chocoholics. Ozone, located on the top floor of the hotel, is thus by default the highest bar in the world. -Anjeeta Nayar
Understated luxury, exceptional service and attention to detail mark the Mandarin tradition in Hong Kong. Situated in the Central business district, this hotel has been a favorite of foreign officials and dignitaries since opening in the mid-1960s. As well as being connected to several upmarket shopping centers via air-conditioned walkways, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong is only two minutes away from the Star Ferry and the Central MTR station and 50 minutes by car from Hong Kong International Airport. Most rooms have balconies offering magnificent harbor views. Enjoy Chinese food at the hotel's in-house Man Wah restaurant.