Don’t feel daunted if you’re looking for a place to live in Hong Kong. Here’s a selection of properties for rent, ranging from long-stay hotel packages, long-term leases to serviced apartments.
#1 Rosewood Residences, Kowloon
Rosewood Hong Kong, situated in Kowloon, is one of the city’s newest hotels. It soars over the harbour and Hong Kong’s new Victoria Dockside arts and design district; it’s also close to the Airport Express, with Hong Kong Island easily accessible by public transport.
The ultra-luxury hotel’s accommodation options include Rosewood Residences, made up of 186 residences for extended stays. Monthly rentals start from HK$57,000. There are six different residence choices, ranging from studios to three-bedroom duplexes. Each offers a sophisticated interior by acclaimed designer Tony Chi, a fully equipped kitchenette with Miele appliances, and impressive views of the iconic harbour or Kowloon Peak. The premium corner units even open onto private outdoor terraces, called Sky Terraces – a rare treat for a Hong Kong serviced residence! These are perfect for entertaining or just taking time out for yourself. The larger residences also offer private lift access for guests for the ultimate in privacy.
Occupying the 53rd floor of Rosewood Tower, Club 53 offers shared areas where residents can enjoy concierge service 24/7; you can cosy up to a good book, work remotely, or help yourself to a light breakfast or all-day homemade snacks from the well-stocked pantry.
An accent on wellbeing is highlighted with a spacious, state-of-the-art fitness centre or through workouts with a personal trainer in the standalone training studio. An additional yoga studio flanking the heated indoor pool is also set up for TRX training. Here, roasted coffee is available on tap, while water and healthy snacks can be enjoyed as you relax in the heated marble lap pool or on a sun-lounger. It’s a light-flooded space surrounded by glittering views of Victoria Harbour.
Rosewood Residences welcomes pets – furry friends are treated with the same luxury service as their owners.
Leasing enquiries: 3891 8610 | email@example.com
#2 Hong Kong Parkview
Offering guests a unique, art-inspired living environment, Hong Kong Parkview is perfect for both families and art lovers. Its five-star facilities include a concierge, babysitting services, a stunning outdoor pool, a Roman Bath-style indoor pool, and more. A private shuttle bus for guests brings you to Central or Wan Chai in just 15 minutes, saving you the hassle of arranging transport.
Parkview is the only luxury serviced apartment in Hong Kong that offers suites in five different colours and eight thematic floors, with rooms ranging from studios to four-bedroom suites. It also offers pet-friendly suites. Located amidst the calm and beautiful Tai Tam Country Park while still being close to Central, it’s a perfect home away from home.
#3 Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin
Located in the New Territories, this luxurious property will ensure your arrival in Hong Kong is as smooth as it can possibly be. The 132 specially-designed furnished room suites vary in size from 65 to 116 square metres, with five room categories to choose from. Each has a separate living and dining room, and a choice of one or two bedrooms, with either king or twin beds. Rooms are serviced, with daily rubbish removal and towel changes, and weekly change of linen, dusting and cleaning.
The Hyatt has fantastic facilities; these include a fitness centre, sauna, steam room and 25m outdoor heated swimming pool. Long-stay guests can also get discounts on treatments at Melo spa, in-house dining at all five of the Hyatt Regency’s restaurants, room service, laundry and dry cleaning.
The hotel is located near an MTR station making it easy to commute to Kowloon or Central. Plus, there’s a complimentary shuttle to key locations. Note: minimum booking of 14 nights.
#4 Chelsea Court
The spacious suites at Chelsea Court start at 1,509 square feet for simplex units with two ensuites, and 3,100 square feet for duplex units with four ensuites. They all boast panoramic views of East Lamma and the South China Sea. Good news for foodies and those who love to cook: each suite is equipped with newly renovated kitchens with modern designs and luxury appliances.
Facilities and services in the complex include a 20-metre lap pool with a spacious stone-paved sundeck area to get your tan on, and professional 24-hour security. Situated close to Peak Galleria and prestigious schools, Chelsea Court is located in the most coveted residential area of Hong Kong and lives up to the prestige of The Peak. A minimum lease of two years is required.
63 Mount Kellett Road, The Peak
Leasing enquiries: 2118 8048 | firstname.lastname@example.org
#5 Regal Hongkong Hotel
Situated in Causeway Bay, one of HK’s most dynamic districts, the Regal Hongkong Hotel is surrounded by shops and restaurants, and only minutes from local and international brand supermarkets. There’s quick access to all major transport routes, too, so you can go to work, school and everywhere else with ease. A highlight of the hotel is the spectacular rooftop swimming pool, with panoramic views of the harbour; plus, there’s a well-equipped gymnasium.
The hotel provides various long-stay packages to meet different needs, with accommodation ranging from Superior Rooms to Family Triples, Quadruple Rooms and Executive Suites. So, there’s something to suit singles, couples and parents with kids. You can enjoy a special rate from $3,700 per week, with full access to the on-site facilities and services, as well as dining privileges and complimentary laundry services. Or, take advantage of an exclusive monthly rate starting from $11,500 which includes a maid service.
88 Yee Wo Street, Causeway Bay
Enquiries: 2837 1786 | email@example.com
#6 EAST Residences, Taikoo Place
This stylish option is located in the heart of bustling Taikoo Place; eateries, bars and art galleries abound here, as and the shopping centre Cityplaza is nearby. Quarry Bay MTR station is also in walking distance, and recreation sites like Quarry Bay Park and Mount Parker hiking trails are around the corner.
EAST Residences was designed by the acclaimed New York-based firm Richardson Sadeki. It offers 106 stylishly furnished suites – Studios, One and Two-bedroom Suites, and Penthouse options – all with a hint of modern contemporary styling. It’s a fully serviced residence equipped with a 24-hour gym, lounge, reading area and a refreshment corner with a landscaped terrace overlooking the vibrant neighbourhood.
In-room dining is catered by Mr. & Mrs. Fox, an eatery by Swire Restaurants; plus, you can settle dining charges back at your apartment from neighbourhood spots inclding Mr. & Mrs. Fox, Plat du Jour, and the outlets at sister hotel, EAST, Hong Kong Feast.
There are plenty of mod cons, too. These include access to the pool and gym at EAST, Hong Kong, use of mobile app ‘StayPlease’ to keep in touch with the Guest Experience team, and a pocket Wi-Fi to stay connected everywhere in Hong Kong. An integrated wardrobe concierge service is also available for residents.
#7 The Mercury, Tin Hau
This is another relatively new entrant to Hong Kong’s hotel and serviced apartment scene. Residents at The Mercury are greeted by a brick façade with a unique mural at the entrance. This New York-style urban-chic residence is centrally located in the centre of Tin Hau, only 5 minutes to Central by car through the Wanchai/Central bypass. It’s also mere steps away from the foodie hub of Electric Road and close to hipster hangout Tai Hang.
The neighbourhood of Tin Hau is right next to Causeway Bay, Hong Kong’s thriving and high-density retail hub; it offers a more low-key blend of eastern and western culture, with some hidden spots, cool eateries and quaint shops.
Also just minutes away is Victoria Park, a peaceful haven for picnics, jogging, tennis and morning Tai Chi lessons. This is an option that will work for individuals, couples and families. The Mercury offers 69 fully furnished apartments that include state-of-the-art appliances, harbour views and an expansive rooftop terrace. Guests will also enjoy concierge services, a gym and laundry facilities.
#8 Little Tai Hang Hotel and Serviced Apartments
Little Tai Hang provides a unique hospitality experience with extraordinary charm in quaint Tai Hang, located right between Causeway Bay and North Point. You get a beautiful view of Victoria Harbour, or the Lin Fa Temple, with plenty of natural light. Each suite is decorated with artisanal touches to complement this view, providing a sense of sophistication and comfort during your stay. Studios, one bedrooms and two bedroom suites are available, starting from 358 square feet.
The property offers plenty of top-notch facilities, such as a fitness room, multifunction room, lounge area, laundry, free Wi-fi and Apple TV. In-house dining options include Second Draft, Tipsy and Bond, and there are also numerous local eateries and restaurants close by to explore. For some shopping, or just for a break from the hustle and bustle, Causeway Bay’s Victoria Park is just a stone’s throw away.
#9 Dash Serviced Suites
These serviced apartments are conveniently located in Hong Kong’s most iconic districts of Causeway Bay, Tsim Sha Tsui, Wan Chai and Jordan, making them perfect for those on a business or leisure trip. Each suite comes fully equipped with large screen smart TV, high speed Wi-Fi, kitchenette and washroom, with all the amenities you’ll need for comfortable living. Plus, receive hotel-level services in an apartment setting with weekly housekeeping, linen replacement – even one free month of shared office space to work in.
Two types of suites are available: the Dash Standard and Dash Queen. Both feature double beds, suitable for either one individual or couples. The Dash Standard ranges from 120 to 200 square feet while the Dash Queen ranges from 200 to 400 square feet. Located inside heritage buildings in prime locations, these apartments offer both convenience and a welcome local experience.
#10 Queen’s Garden
This spot easily has some of the best views in Hong Kong; but that’s just one of the reasons why Queen’s Garden on Old Peak Road in Mid-Levels is one of the city’s most desirable addresses. The spacious units range from one to four bedrooms and from 2,050 to 3,790-square-feet in size. They’re all split level, with reverse-cycle air-conditioning and well-equipped kitchen and laundry facilities. Each apartment has a parking space and there’s also a regular resident’s shuttle bus to Central.
The building’s recreational facilities include barbecue areas, a heated swimming pool, gym, aerobics room, day spa and a sky garden. For children, there is a spacious playroom and activities such as an annual Halloween party. It’s also close to several international schools. Queen’s Garden also offers a real sense of community for newcomers to Hong Kong. The building’s clubhouse is a meeting point for residents, and regular mixers are held, such as Christmas parties and food and wine tastings.
#11 The Argyle
Developed by the Manhattan Group, The Argyle in Ho Man Tin offers 36 beautiful, contemporary two- and three-bedroom homes ranging from 440 to 980 square feet. All come with fully fitted, high-spec kitchens, smart home technology, and unbeatable views over Kadoorie Hill and Kowloon Tong. Situated at the junction of Ho Man Tin and Mong Kok, Kowloon’s array of city attractions, shopping, family activities, restaurants, cafes and nightlife are within easy reach via the area’s MTR and KCR stations.
The Argyle is also located close to a network of elite schools, including Stamford International, Diocesan Boys’ School, Australian International School and the King George V School. This is an ideal base for small families, as well as young professionals and executives who commute to work in Central, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon East, or even across the border in Shenzhen.
#12 Gateway Apartments
This serviced apartment complex is in the heart of Kowloon. It’s handily located near Harbour City shopping mall and the sights and shopping of TST. The Tsim Sha Tsui MTR station is only minutes away, linking you to the rest of the city.
The 256 apartments range from 712-square-foot studios to 2,931-square-foot three-bedroom penthouses. All are elegantly designed and have unobstructed views of Hong Kong’s famous skyline. Each one has a fully equipped kitchen, home theatre system, contemporary air filtration system, and spacious luxurious bedrooms and bathrooms. Other features include a multilingual concierge, a personalised housekeeping team, and competent security and technical teams.
As a resident, you can also enjoy privileged access to the exclusive Pacific Club. This 140,000-square-foot private membership club includes a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, top-notch gym, and separate men’s and ladies’ spas. The Pacific Club is situated on its own pier, and is a favourite for culinary delights; there’s a Chinese restaurant, grillroom, Italian trattoria and casual family dining restaurant.
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