The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
Hong Kong, China (Hong Kong)
This hotel says...
Dive into a confluence of cultures where East meets West, architecture rules the skyline and shopping is a national sport. Enjoy it all to the fullest and when you need a respite from the hustle and bustle, escape back to The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong.
Travel + Leisure says..."This 1,600-foot-tall design juggernaut claimed the title of world's highest hotel when it opened on floors 102 to 118 of Kowloon's International Commerce Center in March 2011. Designed by cutting-edge firms including Singapore's LTW Designworks and Japan's Spin Design Studio and Wonderwall, the 312-room hotel is a showstopper: the top-floor infinity pool has a ceiling of LCD monitors showing videos of the sea and skyline, the Lounge has sparkling crystal firepits, and 8,500 bottles of wine line the walls of the Tin Lung Heen Cantonese restaurant. The clean-lined chocolate and cream furnishings in the 312 rooms keep the focus on the views, which you can observe from between 600-thread count sheets or through complimentary telescopes. When you've had your fill, the Blu-Ray players, iPod docking stations, and 42-inch LCDs in the bedroom and 17-inch ones in the marble baths might distract. The more than 9,000 square-foot futuristic ESPA spa on the 116th floor marries Western and Eastern techniques for treatments like Jade Stone Eye Treatments and hot lava shell massages. Also on the upper floors? Local favorite bar for a see-and-be-seen scene, Ozone, the highest in the world." ~From Travelandleisure.com
Conde Nast Traveler says..."The look: Gordon Gekko goes to Asia. The building looms over the landscape like the lair of one of Batman’s villains and wouldn’t look out of place in Dubai. Inside, everything that stood still has been plated with marble or travertine (including the elevator handrails). The 1980s power-decorating effect isn’t necessarily tacky, just very corporate, with lots of black glass, taupe silks, dark woods, and chrome. The experience: Deutsche Bank and Morgan Stanley maintain offices in the lower levels, and the ground-floor entrance is bustling with sleek-suited businessmen of all nationalities and young Japanese and Chinese women. A swift elevator delivers you to the smaller 103rd-floor lobby, where you’ll find the hotel’s Italian restaurant and chocolate bar (hopping at teatime). Rooms are spacious, very quiet, and well stocked; most have harbor views. Staff are superefficient, and everything—spa, restaurants, pool—is open until at least 10 p.m. The threadlike streets of old Hong Kong feel aeons away, but that doesn’t seem to bother the mostly Chinese patrons, whose luggage carts at checkout are piled with bright orange Hermès shopping bags." ~From www.cntraveler.com
- Air Conditioned/Climate Control
Dining: Restaurant On Property
- Mini Bar
Room Service (Limited)
- Safe: In-Room Safe
Views: Rooms with Panoramic Views
- Hong Kong and Kowloon