Where to Stay

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Hong Kong Map

Hong Kong is small with excellent transportation network but choosing a good location can bring you a hassle free trip and enhance your experience.

Before we start, look at the Hong Kong Map below and get a better idea of the geographic of Hong Kong. Hong Kong has 4 main areas, namely Hong Kong Island at the South, Kowloon in the middle, New Territories at the North, and Lantau Island (South West). Our attraction directory will guide you the way to the attractions.

 

hong kong map

In general, most tourists stays at Kowloon and the northern edge of Hong Kong Island as these are the heart of Hong Kong with very good public transportation network. Below are the places (in alphabet order) we recommend you to stay, you can look at the MTR system map for a better idea of where they are.

Hong Kong Island

  • Admiralty
  • Causeway Bay
  • Central
  • Sheung Wan
  • Wan Chai

Kowloon

  • Jordan
  • Mong Kok
  • Prince Edward
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
  • Yau Ma Tei

New Territories

  • Sha Tin

It doesn’t mean that it’s bad to stay at other places, only these locations are most convenient, no matter where you plan to visit.

 

Hotels

Hong Kong has all kinds of hotels from local brands to world-famous venues. Most hotels are concentrated on Hong Kong Island and in Kowloon. Those near the harbour offers a spellbinding view of the Victoria Harbour, but of course, at a higher price. You can expect it would be very hard to book a sea view room at these hotels. Click here to book your hotel at the best price!

Many hotels provide you with a complementary 3G/4G dongle or even a smartphone for you to use during your stay. You can of course get your own SIM card, click here if you want more information about getting online in Hong Kong.

 

Hostels

There are a lot of hostels in Hong Kong for budgeted visitors, however, do expect a very tiny room. You can find them on Agoda, booking.com and hotels.com by applying filters to find cheaper hostels.

 

Local Person’s Home

Staying at a local’s home is becoming a trend, the two biggest home stay websites airbnb and HomeAway also available in Hong Kong. If you are really looking for a local experience, beware some of them are hostel instead of local homes. Also, there aren’t many reviews, maybe visitors prefer hotels? Anyway, if you have doubts about the reviews, contact us and we can help you out. While we can’t comment on the quality of the hosts, we can advise the good and bad about staying at the location.
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Youth Hotels

The price of youth hotels are not always cheap in Hong Kong, especially for those with good location their price can easily go up to HK$1000+ per room night. However, they still offer good value for money. If you are budgeted travelers you may choose their hotels located in less convenience locations. Below is the list of youth hotels

YMCA

  • YMCA Hotel at Tsim Sha Tsui

YWCA

  • Garden View at Central
  • Summit View (opening in 2016)
  • Bonham Residence at Sai Ying Pun
  • Begonia Residence at Shek Kip Mei

Y-Loft

  • Y-Loft at Chai Wan

Youth Hostels Association

  • Mei Ho House Youth Hostel at Sham Shui Po

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