We review the best boutique hotels in Hong Kong to help you decide where to stay. While travelers tend to err on the side of caution, booking stays at well-known luxury hotel brands like Four Seasons, or Ritz-Carlton, by doing this, they miss out on some incredible and far more cost-effective boutique hotels.
Wherever you decide to stay, in Hong Kong or elsewhere, book via our luxury travel concierge. We offer free upgrades, free breakfasts, and free perks at hotels, including the Four Seasons, Hyatt, Ritz Carlton, InterContinental, and more.
Typically, our free benefits at luxury hotels include:
- Room upgrade to next category
- Complimentary breakfast for two per bedroom
- Complimentary Welcome Gift
- $100 USD equivalent Hotel experiential credit per room per stay
- Early check-in / Late check-out, subject to availability
- Complimentary Wi-Fi
1. Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong
Lanson Place Hotel Hong Kong is definitely one of the best luxury boutique hotels in Hong Kong and is part of what is probably the best boutique hotel brand “Small Luxury Hotels of The WorldTM”. This stylish city retreat is nestled in the heart of Causeway Bay with 194-rooms, beautiful interiors, and seamless service, providing a comforting and calm environment just minutes from the excitement of the city.
The style of the building and interiors are Belle Époque, so a stay here engulfs guests in a haven of European luxury, hidden in Hong Kong’s central district of Causeway Bay. The lime green feature wall in the reception area and the use of whimsical purples in the murals on the walls in the bar area showcase the colorful vibe of this hotel. Yes, it is sophisticated here with a French feel, but the hotel is also designed with fun in mind. Combine this fun with luxury and the excellent staff employed by this hotel, and you will begin to see exactly why this hotel is really special.
Facilities include an elegant lounge featuring a library space and a well-equipped gym, all exclusive to guests. Rooms, suites, and penthouse suites are complemented with chic contemporary interiors, generous kitchen areas, and clever design innovations.
It’s the little things that keep regular guests returning to Lanson Place. Thoughtful amenities, large rooms, excellent breakfasts, and an evening pianist who will delight. The tranquil atmosphere feels most unlike the frenetic world outside in Hong Kong, so much so that you may never want to leave…
2. Hotel ICON
Hotel ICON is situated in lively Kowloon. We think that the highlight of this hotel is the rooftop pool that overlooks Victoria harbor and the iconic and colorful Hong Kong Skyline. There are three restaurants with great reputations, a cracking spa, and an impressive art collection. Hong Kong Island is a 20-minute drive away, but this hotel’s location in the thick of Kowloon ensures there is bucket loads to do both by day and by night.
3. The Upper House
Located in Hong Kong, The Upper House was designed by architect Andre Fu. This calming contemporary hotel is petite for Hong Kong, with only 117 studios and suites featuring natural materials and gorgeous bathrooms. Enjoy thrilling views from Level 49 at Café Gray Deluxe.
4. The Murray
The Murray boutique hotel is a member of The Leading Hotels of the World and is not to be missed. Located along legendary Cotton Tree Drive in the heart of Hong Kong. This contemporary urban sanctuary features 336 sophisticated, spacious suites and guestrooms across 25 storeys and five elegant dining destinations, including a glamorous rooftop restaurant and bar with panoramic views.
The hotel’s terraces showcase views of the city, Hong Kong Park, and Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Gardens. Admittedly, this hotel is on the larger side of the boutique hotel, but most hotels in Hong Kong are (large). This one has its own unique style in this unique city.
5. Hotel Stage
Located in the heart of Yau Ma Tei and just 3 minutes walk from the local Jordan subway (MTR) station, Hotel Stage offers guests an ideal base to experience Kowloon’s commercial district and the surrounding neighborhoods, including Tin Hau Temple, the Jade market, and the district’s many cultural and heritage hotspots.
Hotel Stage also lends itself as a platform for local artists to showcase their locally inspired ideas. Urban, minimalistic interiors and smart living designs make their rooms an ideal base. All rooms and meeting places are equipped with state-of-the-art technology, catering to all business and social demands. This 97 room boutique hotel offers an ambiance of living artistry and is a unique hotel in Hong Kong.
6. The Fleming Hotel
Hong Kong’s urban boutique hotel, The Fleming Hotel, is situated right in the heart of Hong Kong’s legendary nightlife district, Wanchai. This hotel offers just 66 elegant rooms and a stylish neighborhood hangout for those in the know who don’t just want to visit Hong Kong but want to be plugged into the city’s lifeblood.
All guests receive complimentary access to the state-of-the-art fitness center Goji Studios, access to the guests’ Welcome Lounge, and a unique bespoke Luxe City Guide to the best of Hong Kong. Each room has been thoughtfully designed for maximum comfort and charm in a timeless classic style inspired by Hong Kong’s iconic cross-harbor ferries. Each room category is available with either king-size or twin beds and features high-quality Sealy Mattresses and luxury bed linens, separate work desks, and luxurious bathrooms with custom-designed “Shen Nong” amenities.
Wanchai is one of Hong Kong’s coolest neighborhoods, and the hotel is also just a short walk to the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre. Osteria Marzia by the acclaimed Black Sheep Restaurant group serves coastal Italian cuisine with a charming and lively, upbeat vibe.
7. 99 Bonham
99 Bonham is a sophisticated boutique hotel by the developer of The Putman and The Jervois. Located in Hong Kong’s dynamic Sheung Wan District, 99 Bonham provides exceptional access to Central’s prestigious business, shopping, dining, and entertainment destinations.
With architecture and interiors by the internationally renowned Italian design firm Antonio Citterio Patricia Viel and Partners, 99 Bonham offers chic yet serene accommodations ideal for business as well as leisure travelers. Each floor in the slender glass tower of 99 Bonham features three beautifully appointed guest suites with magnificent city views.
8. The Jervois
The Jervois is an elegant boutique hotel by National Properties, the developer of The Putman, and 99 Bonham. Located in Hong Kong’s eclectic Sheung Wan District and next to its prestigious Central District, The Jervois features custom interiors and furnishings by internationally renowned French designer Christian Liaigre.
Facilities include 24-hour security with card access elevators and guest rooms, business support services including internet access, color printing, copying, scanning, and fax, a gym equipped with Life Fitness machines and free weights, daily housekeeping services, laundry rooms with self-service laundry facilities, and laundry, dry cleaning, pressing and express services.
9. The Putman
Update: This hotel now appears to be closed.
From its iconic Art Deco-inspired glass façade to the sumptuously appointed interiors, The Putman is a boutique hotel apartment unlike any other, set in Hong Kong’s vibrant Central district. Conceived by renowned designer Andrée Putman, the property provides 28 luxurious rooms for visitors who appreciate the elements of space, comfort, and world-class style.
Soothing, neutral hues, textured finishes, and hand-selected Andrée Putman accessories, including her famous Crescent Moon sofa, adorn the interiors. Floor-to-ceiling windows present spectacular city and harbor views while casting colored shadows over the walls. The ambiance is set at the touch of a button with a built-in electronic lighting system.
Page148 is usually the cheapest boutique hotel in our listing and can be found in the Tsim Sha Tsui district of Hong Kong. Each of the 197 rooms has been meticulously designed and offers air-conditioning and greenery views over the park. They are all fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, free toiletries, and a wardrobe, a private bathroom, and a seating area.
Page148 is 600 meters from Mira Place 1 and offers a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service along with a restaurant.
Note: Benefits offered correct at the time of writing but may be amended at discretion of the vendor.
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