- The Salisbury – YMCA
With its million dollars location at the tip of Tsim sha Tsui, next to the legendary Peninsula, and its excellent variety of facilities and amenities, The Salisbury possibly provides the best value-for-money accommodation you can find in Hong Kong.
All the Guestrooms are tastefully designed, reasonably spacious and properly equipped with most of the necessities. Harbor view rooms provide a stunning view of the harbor and the Hong Kong skyline and are warmly recommended, although they cost slightly more than the standard rooms.
Facilities include a great indoors swimming pool, Children’s pool, Jacuzzi and Sauna, Well equipped gym, Squash courts, sport facilities, Business center, Hair salon and more…
The rate for a standard double room starts at around HK$ 800 per room per night.
- Bishop Lei International House
This beautiful hotel is a great value for money. Owned and operated by the Catholic Diocese of Hong Kong, it is located in the high-class residential area of Mid-levels, a short walking distance from Lan Kwai Fong, SoHo, the escalator and other city-centre attractions.
All rooms are nicely appointed and equipped, and although they are relatively small, they are still comfortable… not to mention that some of them offer unmatched views that really compensate for the size.
The hotel facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, Gym, open terrace café and restaurant.
Standard room with ensuite bath starts at around HK$ 650 – 670 per room per night (depends on season).
- Ramada Hong Kong Hotel
The Ramada Hong Kong Hotel is located at the Western District of Hong Kong Island, overlooking Victoria Harbor.
It is not within walking distance to any of the city’s shopping and entertainment districts, (neither is it close to a MTR station) but the tramway is just outside and the hotel provides free shuttle service, so getting to Central, Wan Chai, Causeway Bay or Tsim Sha Tsui should not be a problem…
All the guest rooms are designed beautifully in soft beige and brown colors, and furnished with a marble-fitted bathroom. Many of them offer beautiful harbor-views and they are all well-equipped with the whole array of amenities…
Facilities include the Spa on the 3rd floor, Gym, Business center, free shuttles to Central and more… There is no swimming pool.
The rate for a standard double room with ensuite bath can start from as low as HK$ 500 per room per night.
- Stanford Hillview Hotel
The Stanford Hillview is an excellent value hotel, with a perfect location, helpful staff, lovely rooms and well maintained property.
Located right next to Knutsford Terrace, Tsim sha Tsui’s popular dining and entertainment stretch, it is a short walk from almost everywhere… Although the hotel’s 177 rooms are certainly not big, they are comfortable and nicely decked out, and they feature most of the facilities you would expect to find. The rate for a standard double room with ensuite bath can start from as low as HK$ 800 per room per night (depends on season).
- Hotel Jen
This relatively new hotel offers fantastic accommodation at very reasonable prices.
Located on the western side of Sheung Wan, surrounded by old style streets with traditional shops and restaurants, the hotel is not within short walking distance to Central, Wanchai or Causeway Bay, but there is plenty of public transport nearby, so getting around is a breeze.
The rooms are just beautiful, with a chic and contemporary design that features hues of white and cream, and light wood parquet… In terms of facilities, they are all properly equipped with LCD TV, ensuite bath and shower, Coffee & tea making set, wired and wireless internet connection, personal safe and more…
Their “Jen rooms” also enjoy beautiful harbor and mountain views.
Hotel facilities include a lovely rooftop swimming pool with beautiful views, as well as a 24 hours gym and some business facilities.
The rate for a standard double room with ensuite bath can start from as low as HK$ 800 per room per night.
- Butterfly on Prat
This newly opened boutique-style hotel seems to be one of the hottest things on Hong Kong’s hotel scene and that is no surprise really, as it gives a very good “bang for the buck”.
Located on Prat Avenue, right in the heart of Tsim sha Tsui’s shopping and dinning district, and within a short walking distance to many attractions, the hotel boasts very modern rooms that are properly equipped with LCD TV, DVD player, Coffee & Tea set, microwave, small fridge, safe and some nice bathroom amenities…
The rate for a superior double room with ensuite bathroom can start from as low as HK$ 550 per room per night, which is really a bargain!
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Roni Shwartz is a certified travel consultant and an expert on Hong Kong and Macau. He writes for Metropolasia