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Landing pads: places to stay in Hong Kong

Don’t feel daunted if you are 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

The Rosewood Hong Kong, situated in Kowloon, is one of the city’s newer 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, while the city is easily accessible by public transport.

Among the ultra-luxury hotel’s accommodation options are 186 residences for extended stays. The Rosewood Residences, as it’s known, boasts six different residence options ranging from studios to three-bedroom duplexes. Each one offers sophisticated designer interiors by 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 some time out for yourself. The larger residences also offer private lift access to guests for the ultimate in privacy.

The Rosewood complex is a vertical estate with impressive facilities that focus on wellbeing. You’ll find the first urban outpost for famed luxury wellness retreat Asaya here, plus a 25-metre outdoor swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gym. Residences can also enjoy the benefits of the hotel’s world-class dining and VIP treatment.

Rosewood Residence welcomes pets – furry friends are treated with the same luxury service as their owners.

For leasing enquiries, contact 3891 8888 or hongkong.residences@rosewoodhotels.com.

Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloonrosewoodhotels.com/en/hong-kong/residences

The stunning view at the Rosewood Residences.

#2 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. It has 132 specially-designed furnished room suites, varying in size from 65 to 116 square meters, for their long-stay guests. There are five room categories to choose from, each with 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 hotel has fantastic facilities, including 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. There is also a complimentary shuttle bus taking you to key locations. A minimum booking is 14 nights.

For leasing enquiries contact 3723 1234 or hongkong.shatin@hyatt.com

18 Chak Cheung Street, Sha Tin, New Territories | hongkongshatin.regency.hyatt.com

#3 Chelsea Court

Experience the pinnacle of luxury living at Chelsea Court. Their spacious suites 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 South China Sea. Each suite is equipped with newly renovated kitchens with modern designs and luxury appliances, guaranteeing a seamless kitchen experience for anyone who likes to cook. Facilities and services in the complex include a 20-meter 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.

For leasing enquiries contact 2118 8048 or residential@harrimanleasing.com

63 Mount Kellett Rd, The Peak

image of kitchen in Chelsea Court apartment
The modern kitchen at Chelsea Court

#4 EAST Residences, Taikoo Place

A stylish option located in the heart of bustling Taikoo Place where eateries, bars and art galleries, as well as the shopping centre Cityplaza, are all within a 10-minute walk.  Quarry Bay MTR station is also in walking distance, and for those who like to stay active, 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 is a fully serviced residence equipped with a 24-hour gym, lounge, reading area and a refreshment corner with landscaped terrace overlooking the vibrant neighbourhood.

With in-room dining catered by Mr. & Mrs. Fox – a restaurant managed by Swire Restaurants, foodies will enjoy their stay here. You will also be able to settle dining charges back at your apartment from neighbourhood restaurants like Mr. & Mrs. Fox and Plat du Jour as well as Feast (Food by EAST) and Sugar (Bar.Deck.Lounge) at EAST, Hong Kong.

EAST Residences also offers all the mod cons including access to the pool & 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.

For leasing enquiries contact: 3968 3401 or leasing.residences@east-hongkong.com.

Taikoo Place, 23 Tong Chong Street, Quarry Bay | east-hongkong.com/en/east-residences

EAST Residences is a stylish option located in the heart of bustling Taikoo Place


#5 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, and 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.

For leasing enquiries contact 2842 4411 or enquiry@themercury.com.hk

23 Mercury Street, Tin Hau | themercury.com.hk

Want to be just steps away from the foodie hub of Electric Road? Choose The Mercury Hotel and Serviced Apartments

#6 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. They also offer 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.

For enquiries and bookings: 2812 3456 or salesenquiry@hongkongparkview.com

88 Tai Tam Reservoir Road | www.hongkongparkview.com 

image of Parkview apartments studio
A rock-and-roll themed studio at Parkview


#7 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 for a studio.

The property offers plenty of top-notch facilities, such as a fitness room, multifunction room, lounge area, laundry, free wifi and Apple TV. The in-house dining options include Second Draft, Tipsy, and Bond, and there are also numerous local eateries and restaurants located close by for those who’d prefer to explore the area. For some shopping, or to simply get a break from the hustle and bustle of the city, Causeway Bay’s Victoria Park is just a stone’s throw away.

For booking enquiries contact 3899 8800 or info@littletaihang.com

98 Tung Lo Wan Rd, Causeway Bay | www.littletaihang.com

image of Little Tai Hang aparments
A stylish Little Tai Hang room

#8 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 it perfect for those on a business or leisure trip. Each suite comes fully equipped with large screen smart TVs, high speed Wi-Fi, kitchenettes and washrooms with all the amenities you’ll need for comfortable living. Plus, receive hotel-level services in an apartment setting with weekly housekeeping, linen replacement, and even one free month of shared office space to work in. Two types of suites are available – the Dash Standard and Dash Queen, both featuring 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 you both convenience and a local experience.

For leasing enquiries contact 2813 2853 or leasing@dashsuites.com

Multiple locations available | dashsuites.com

image of Dash serviced suites room
A bright and spacious Dash suite

#9 Queen’s Garden

It 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-square- feet 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 is also close to several international schools. Queen’s Garden also offers a 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 a Christmas party, and food and wine tastings.

For leasing enquiries, contact 9338 7380 or leasing@queensgarden.com

9 Old Peak Road, Mid-Levels | queensgarden.com

Apartments in Queen's Garden on Old Peak Road have sweeping views over Hong Kong
Floor-to-ceiling windows showcase the sweeping views over Hong Kong

#10 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 sf. to 980 sf. All come with fully fitted, high-specification 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 Diocesan Boys’ School, Australian International School, and the King George V School. The Stamford International School will also open nearby very soon. The Argyle 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.

For leasing enquiries, contact 2846 5752 or email catherine.ng@ap.jll.com

102 Argyle St, Ho Man Tin | jllresidential.com

The Argyle offers a range of contemporary apartments
The Argyle offers a range of contemporary apartments

#11 Gateway Apartments

This serviced apartment complex is in the heart of Kowloon. It is handily located near Harbour City shopping mall and the sights and shopping of Tsim Sha Tsui. 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.

Residents can also enjoy privileged access to the exclusive Pacific Club. A 140,000-square- foot private membership club with a 25-metre indoor swimming pool, indoor and outdoor tennis courts, state-of- the-art gymnasium, and separate men’s and ladies’ spas. The Pacific Club is situated on its own pier. And is a favourite for culinary delights, with a Chinese restaurant, grillroom, Italian trattoria and casual family dining restaurant.

For leasing enquiries, contact 2119 3000 or email enquiry@gatewayapartments.com.hk

Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui | gatewayapartments.com.hk

Gateway Apartments offer luxury living on Kowloon side
Gateway Serviced Apartments offer luxury living on Kowloon side

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