Pentahotel Hong Kong, Tuen Mun
The second Hong Kong Pentahotel opened its doors yesterday, joining its sister hotel in Kowloon.
The 298-room Pentahotel Hong Kong, Tuen Mun in the New Territories, features elements from the brand’s new “We don’t do normal” campaign, including a “check-in at the bar concept” and eight Penta Player Pads that feature private gamer gadgets.
Other facilities include free wifi, a 24-hour gym and the Pentalounge with pool table and game console.
The hotel is located near to the Tuen Mun MTR – West Rail Terminal Station, with transfer services to Macau, Shenzhen Bay and Hong Kong International Airport.
Local attractions offer an alternative to Hong Kong’s urban landscape, with beaches, hiking and temples nearby.
Rates start from HK$820 (US$105) per night. pentahotels.com
In May, Kowloon Bay welcomed its first property the Camlux Hotel.
The hotel is a 15-minute walk to the nearest MTR (Kowloon Bay Station) or guests can make use of the free shuttle service.
The interior décor takes inspiration from the buildings previous life as a vacuum flask factory, with a bold mosaic in the lobby featuring parts of a vacuum flask, industrial-chic lighting details and old advertisements framed on the walls.
The property offers 185 rooms with smart TVs, working desks, free wifi with unlimited device connections and comfortable beds featuring Simmons pocketed coil mattresses.
There is one all-day dining outlet – Café 15, plus a gym and a meeting room on the lower ground floor.
Rates start form HK$950 (US$122) camluxhotel.com
Due to open at the end of July, the new property from Onyx Hospitality Group’s “Mosaic Collection” will be located on Mongkok’s Soy Street.
Conveniently located near to Yau Ma Tei or Mongkok MTR Station, the hotel is in the middle of a shopper’s paradise, with the nearby Ladies Market, “Sneakers Street”, and multitude of electronic bargains.
The 61 non-smoking guest rooms feature a sky-blue and chocolate brown colour scheme with floor-to-ceiling windows.
Tech features include docking speakers with Bluetooth connectivity, LCD TVs and Handy smarphones. Superior Family and Junior Suites will also be equipped with Seafredo coffee machines.
A special opening offer of HK$680 (US$87) per night is available for stays from August 1 – September 30.
These new boutique openings follow a raft of other Hong Kong announcements recently.
In March, the bohemian Tai Hang neighbourhood near Causeway Bay welcomed a new 91-room boutique hotel and serviced residence. Beautifully designed, with Hong Kong references and great views of the harbour, Little Tai Hang offers a mixture of studio, one- and two-bedroom units.
In April, we witnessed the opening of Shangri-La’s new Kerry Hong Kong – its size, location and pedigree making this new-build an exciting addition to the Kowloon Harbourfront. You can win a stay in our July/August competition.
Meanwhile, two new hotels due to open soon include The Murray, a Niccolo Hotel in October this year, followed by a luxury Rosewood Hotel in 2018.