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Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Hotel Guide: The Peninsula Hong Kong

Hotel: The Peninsula Hong Kong  香港半島酒店
Address: Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: (852) 2920 2888

Located at Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront, the 5-star The Peninsula Hong Kong is the gateway to Hong Kong's golden mile on Kowloon! It is an ideal place to stay if the purpose of your Hong Kong trip is to shop and experience a 180 degrees panoramic view and skyline of the World-famous Victoria Harbour!

The Peninsula Hong Kong

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Features

The Peninsula Hong Kong is an iconic hotel icon in Hong Kong. If you ask the locals, the brand Peninsula Hotel would most likely equates to a classy, stylish and luxury experience. Both interior and exterior of the old wing of The Peninsula Hong Kong are well preserved. Hotel guests would not be greeted by a modern interior, guests will be welcomed by a strong doze of traditional English prestige instead.

The old and new wing of The Peninsula Hong Kong


The taller building is the new wing of The Peninsula Hong Kong, which was refurbished in 2012. Although both old and new wings can Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront and the skyline of Victoria Harbour, guest rooms in the new wing offers a more complete view.

Location

You might have noticed that the introduction of this The Peninsula Hong Kong hotel guide is very similar to our Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers hotel guide. As a matter of fact, two hotels are adjacent to each other, separated by Nathan Road. Nathan Road is the backbone of Kowloon peninsula. The Peninsula Hong Kong and Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers are located at where Nathan Road originates!

The Peninsula Hong Kong @ the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui

The Peninsula Hong Kong at Nathan Road

The Peninsula Hong Kong is just a short walk from Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront as well as the shopping area of Tsim Sha Tsui. It is literally at the tip of Hong Kong's Kowloon peninsular. You can reach The Peninsula Hong Kong by most public transportation. Bus, MTR, ferry, mini-van, taxi, you name it. This hotel is literally at the heart of Hong Kong.

Attractions

Basically, you can walk to the same bunch of attractions mentioned in the Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers hotel guide. Tsim Sha Tsui waterfront is a great area to explore and take pictures. You can also reach the rest of Hong Kong easily as it also a great transportation hub. Bare in mind that The Peninsula Hong Kong itself is a tourist attractions. Plenty of local who enjoy glamorous lifestyle have high tea at the coffee shop of The Peninsula Hong Kong. Furthermore, the Christmas decorations of this hotel attracts plenty of photographers every Christmas.

Christmas at The Peninsula Hong Kong

Gossips

Apart from the luxurious experience that its guest rooms offer, The Peninsula Hong Kong is also famous for its expensive moon cakes. To be exact, moon cakes from Spring Moon 嘉麟樓, a Cantonese restaurant in The Peninsula Hong Kong. For the past five years, people in Hong Kong are crazy about the moon cakes from Spring Moon restaurant around mid-autumn festival. The Peninsula Hong Kong itself also offer moon cakes during mid-autumn festival but it is moon cakes from Spring Moon moon cakes that riches in Hong Kong are after...