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NileGuide Expert Says:
Deluxe $50,000 package is guaranteed to satisfy all true romantics, you arrive and depart by chauffeured Rolls-Royce, take a 15 minute "flight-seeing" tour around Hong Kong in the hotel's chopper, enjoy four meals at the hotel's restaurants, from breakfast in bed to a romantic candlelit dinner.
This is Hong Kong's most famous hotel, the place to stay if you are an incurable romantic and have a penchant for the historical. Built in 1928, it exudes elegance, from its white-gloved doormen and one of the world's largest limousine fleets of Rolls-Royces to its ornate lobby, reminiscent of a Parisian palace and Hong Kong's foremost spot for afternoon tea and people-watching. After The Peninsula lost its fabled view of the harbor following construction of the unsightly Space Museum across the street, it remedied the problem in 1993 with a 32-story tower providing fantastic harbor views from guest rooms and its top-floor restaurant Felix, designed by Philippe Starck. Spacious rooms (with a minimum of 41 sq. m/441 sq. ft.) -- so wonderfully equipped that even jaded travelers are likely to be impressed -- include headphones for both radio and TV; tightly focused bedside reading lights designed to keep sleeping partners happy; telephones and control panels on both sides of gigantic beds; a display panel showing outdoor temperature and humidity; mood lighting; and a box in the closet where attendants can place your morning newspaper or take your dirty shoes for complimentary cleaning. Each huge bathroom is equipped with its own TV, hands-free phone (which automatically mutes the TV or radio and digitally filters the sound of running water), and two sinks, both with a magnifying mirror. It's worth the extra money to spring for a stunning harbor view in the tower if you can afford it, since views facing the back are a disappointment and those in the older part of the hotel are marred by the Space Museum. For the culture-minded, The Peninsula offers classes on everything from tai chi and feng shui to cooking; for the travel-weary, its spa focuses on the journey to rejuvenation with views of the harbor from its sauna. I absolutely love this place.
Facilities: 6 restaurants, including Gaddi's, Felix, and Spring Moon; 2 bars; lounge; gorgeous indoor pool w/sun terrace overlooking the harbor; health club; spa; concierge; business center; designer-brand shopping arcade; 24-hr. room service; babysitting; in-house nurse; practice music room w/grand piano.
In room: A/C, satellite TV/DVD/CD w/free in-house movies, fax (silent, w/personal fax number), minibar, hair dryer, safe, free Wi-Fi and high-speed Internet access.
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User Reviews for The Peninsula
First stayed here in the sixties and driven around HK in a Rolls Royce, which was pretty special for a young bloke from Down Under. I've been lucky enough to have made many return...
- posted on 11.26.12
- by Romilly888
Grand Queen Of Hong Kong
After a bad experience decided to splurge in Hong Kong. The Peninsula was amazing. Great service. Great food. Many shops. Great location near waterfront and ferry. Loved the afternoon...
- posted on 11.21.12
- by andrew s
Afternoon tea was a delight - highly recommended
Ambience is hard to beat, food was delicious and plentiful - not expensive given the presentation and quality (was about $35 Australian dollars per head) ,lobby dining area is worth...
- posted on 11.19.12
- by farawaymum
- World's Best 2009
- Best Hotel 2008
- Best Hotel 2009
- Readers' Travel Award Winner 2008
- Very Highly Recommended 2010
- Forbes Traveler 400 2008
A shopping plaza with more than 80 haute shops is on-site.
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- Salisbury Road
- Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
- Hong Kong
Tsim Sha Tsui
- The Peninsula Hotels