Need a quick break but don’t have time to leave town? Staycations are the answer! There are lots of hotels in Hong Kong offering luxe staycation packages which mean you can rest and recharge in the most convenient way possible. So next time you need a mini-break or have a long weekend, why not consider having a holiday right here without the hassle of long-haul travel.
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
The Hyatt offers a fantastic option for families at its luxurious New Territories property in Sha Tin. Their friendly staff know the key to a perfect family holiday is keeping the kids entertained while mum and dad can make the most of the urban resort facilities. They have regular seasonal specials, such as the hotel’s Family Summer Getaway Package, which aims to provide a fuss-free experience from the moment you arrive with complimentary overnight parking, and a daily breakfast buffet at the hotel café! The package includes two summer drinks at Pool Bar, which mum and dad will no doubt want to enjoy while the kids make the most of the complimentary activity for children aged four to 12 years, which is also part of the offer. Make sure you also try the new summer camp experience in their landscaped garden with a freshly-made picnic pack at HK$400 per set. The Family Summer Getaway Package includes discount bike rental, allowing guests to make the most of the Hyatt’s beautiful setting. In addition, you can also enjoy the rest of the hotel’s top-notch facilities, such as the fitness centre, sauna, steam room and 25m outdoor heated swimming pool, during your stay. The hotel also has an in-house spa and award-winning restaurants for dining. The hotel is located near an MTR station making it easy to commute to Kowloon or Central. There is also a complimentary shuttle bus.
18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, New Territories | hongkongshatin.regency.hyatt.com
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
A staycation in the heart of Hong Kong island, in close proximity to the city’s premier shopping, entertainment and dining precincts makes the JW Marriott Hotel an excellent choice. The tastefully appointed rooms and suites offer guests a home away from home during their stay, greeting them with a magnificent view of the renowned Victoria Harbour or Hong Kong’s bustling cityscape upon entry. The iconic flagship of the Marriott International is located within the Pacific Place complex, making it an ideal launch pad to explore Hong Kong’s attractions with easy access to the MTR network, and many tourist spots only a short distance away. If you would rather relax and recharge, the hotel has more than 600 elegantly-designed guest rooms and suites, with guests having access to the hotel’s world-class restaurants, such as the Man Ho Chinese Restaurant, or The Lounge’s renowned afternoon tea. You can also be pampered in the hotel spa or take a swim in the rooftop pool.
Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong | marriott.com
Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel
Fancy an escape to the seaside? The Gold Coast may only be 30 minutes’ from the city, but you’ll feel a million miles away once you check in to this idyllic spot which has one of Hong Kong’s longest beaches (almost half a kilometre!) on its doorstep. The Gold Coast Hotel features 453 spacious rooms with family-friendly facilities, including eight kid-themed rooms, such as a Princess and a Dinosaur room, and an indoor adventure zone. There are five restaurants, ranging from casual poolside dining to Michelin star Chinese. Keep an eye out for their seasonal specials, such as this summer’s B.Duck Summer Vacation package. This family-friendly package, includes a Deluxe Seaview Room, sumptuous breakfast buffet, exclusively designed B.Duck travel bag, and a chance to participate in the B.Duck Passport Holder DIY Workshop. Guests can also enjoy B.Duck-themed inflatable games (designed for children aged 3-11) and other hotel facilities. Little guests who are staying for two nights can also attend a B.Duck Cake Making Workshop, while the entire family can enjoy a HK$200 dining credit at Satay Inn during their stay. B.Duck super fans can choose to upgrade to a B.Duck Themed Room with Seaview Balcony and spend the evening with B.Duck, Buffy and other characters. The package also includes five outdoor inflatable games.
1 Castle Peak Road, Castle Peak Bay, New Territories | goldcoast.com.hk
Tai O Heritage Hotel
Get a dose of Hong Kong history with a stay at the Tai O Heritage Hotel. Not only is the hotel building a restored police station which has been recognised with a UNESCO award, it is located in one of the the oldest fishing villages in Hong Kong famed for its shrimp paste and salted fish. Immerse yourself in this fascinating part of Hong Kong with its #CheckinTaiO Family Fun Tour. The package includes a one-night stay in a double room with breakfast and dinner for two adults and one child at the Tai O Lookout restaurant. Guests also can experience a hotel tour and jet boat tour to the Tai O fishing village. At the fishing village you can opt for a history and story telling session at one of the original stilt houses. There will also be an orienteering game and children will receive a certificate and special gift upon completion. Children will also receive a hotel drawstring bag with drawing book and colouring pencils, and can take part in a photo frame workshop made with Tai O seashells.
Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O, Lantau Island | taioheritagehotel.com
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