Stays

As a popular tourist destination and trading hub for centuries, Hong Kong offers a staggering range of accommodation to suit all tastes, from tiny ‘hotels’ tucked in buildings for penny-pinching travellers to magnificent residences with legendary service for the privileged . Although the city is better known for its high price tags, it also springs surprises with value-for-money stays and hidden gems.

$150 and below

The T Hotel

Photo: T Hotel
Hailed as a hidden gem, it's a training concept hotel which provides excellent value, good service and panoramic mountain and ocean views. A few websites offer the spacious standard room for about $140. Nearby attractions include Ocean Park and Aberdeen with ferries to islands.

Address
145 Pok Fu Lam Rd, Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong

Phone
+852 3717 7388

Mini Hotel Central Hong Kong

Cleanliness, comfy bed, proximity to Lan Kwai Fong and Central Station make up for the tight space at this hotel, where deals can be gotten for as low as $76.

Photo: Mini Hotel Central Hong Kong

Address
38 Ice House Street, Central, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 3979 1111

Ibis Hong Kong North Point

We saw several booking sites offering a room at this budget hotel at $96 when booking three months ahead of schedule. Despite the small size, the location with street food nearby, comfortable bed, great shower and harbour view from 'upgraded' rooms are the positives.

Photo: Ibis Hong Kong

Address
138 Java Rd, North Point, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 3979 1111

Caritas Bianchi Lodge

The rates offered by Tripadvisor and Expedia when we checked are among the lowest - at $112 a room at this hotel. Though a bit dated, the room is clean, spacious and well-equipped with bottled water, hair-dryer, electric kettle and safe box.

Photo: Caritas Bianchi Lodge

Address
4 Cliff Rd, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 2388 1111

Eaton, Hong Kong

Well-rated on Tripadvisor, the modern hotel with easy access to attractions in Kowloon is part of the Langham chain which offers deals and possible upgrades for direct booking. Rates offered by several websites start at $148.

Photo: Agoda

Address
380 Nathan Rd, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 2782 1818

Dorsett Mongkok Hong Kong

Agoda offers one of the lowest prices for a room here at $106 when booking three months ahead. Hotel perks such as free use of a smartphone and shuttle bus to MTR station outweigh the location.

Photo: Agoda

Address
88 Tai Kok Tsui Rd, Tai Kok Tsui, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 3987 2288

Nathan Hotel

The hotel is located just a 5 minute walk away from the You can get a spacious room here for as low as $140 with free use of a smartphone. Expect even better rooms from August 2017 after the renovation.

Photo: Agoda

Address
378 Nathan Rd, Yau Ma Tei, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Jordan MTR

Phone
+852 2388 5141
MID-TIER: $150 to $250

Crowne Plaza Hong Kong Kowloon East

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Located above a train station and PopCorn Shopping Mall, this modern hotel is also not far from Sai Kung town where you can enjoy seafood with views of the South China Sea. Room prices begin at $181.

Address
Hong Kong, Tseung Kwan O, Tong Tak St, 3號號

Nearest station
Tseung Kwan O

Phone
+852 3983 0388

The Salisbury-YMCA of Hong Kong

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A few websites offer a single-bed room at this well-rated 4-star hotel for $158 and $250 for a double with a harbour view. Close to the harbour light show, markets and chic stores.

Address
141 Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Tsim Sha Tsui

Phone
+852 2268 7000

Novotel Citygate Hong Kong

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Located near the airport and adjoined to a mall with many international brands, the hotel has direct access to the subway. Hong Kong Disneyland is only two stops away. A standard room costs about $166 while a superior room goes for over $200.

Address
Citygate, 51 Man Tung Rd, Tung Chung, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Siu Ho Wan

Phone
+852 3602 8888
$250 and above

Lanson Place Hotel

Photo: Lanson Place
Rooms and suites in this charming hotel in the business and entertainment district have a kitchenette. Cafes, local restaurants and city library are nearby. Prices start at over $250 for a superior room and $275 for a premier room.

Address
133 Leighton Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Causeway Bay

Phone
+852 3477 6888

Hotel Icon

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Here are the raves: free mini bar, gorgeous rooms, great views, great location, great breakfast choices, fabulous staff, fantastic club lounge. Located near Hong Kong Coliseum and The One, the hotel offers rooms with city and harbour views starting from $313.

Address
17 Science Museum Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Hung Hom

Phone
+852 3400 1000

Kerry Hotel Hong Kong

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Located at Hung Hom Bay, the new Kerry Hotel is an urban lifestyle and convention resort just steps away from Tsim Sha Tsui East shopping district. It 546 rooms and suites boast high-tech conveniences and spectacular harbour views. Prices start from $345.

Address
38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom Bay, Kowloon, Hung Hom, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Whampoa

Phone
+852 2252 5888

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

Photo: Mandarin Oriental HK
Overlooking Victoria Harbour, this Hong Kong landmark is regarded by many as one of the top hotels in the world. Located in the bustling Central district, it offers rooms and suites designed with European and Asian touches. Prices start at $500.

Address
5 Connaught Rd Central, Central, Hong Kong

Nearest station
Whampoa

Phone
+852 2522 0111