Hong Kong business hotels to book into

Hong Kong offers a dizzying number of hotels for the business traveler to choose from. We’ve helped narrow your decision-making process with this guide to the best business hotels in Hong Kong.

Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Image credit: f9photos/iStock
Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong. Image credit: f9photos/iStock

While Hong Kong is spread across several islands and the mainland, if you’re traveling on business, you’re likely to want to stay in Kowloon or on Hong Kong Island. Fortunately, you have an impressive selection of the best business hotels in Hong Kong to choose from.

Hong Kong Island

Island Shangri-La – high-end luxury with a view

At the very top of the high-end shopping mecca Pacific Palace sits Island Shangri-La, a five-star hotel with jaw-dropping views of Victoria Harbour or Victoria Peak. Expect a touch of indulgence in your room, which comes equipped with crystal chandeliers, push-button curtains, a tub-side TV, and call buttons for your butler.

Eight restaurants, including the Michelin-starred Summer Palace, make it easy to schedule business dinners, while spa treatments and free yoga classes await you when you need to unwind.

The Presidential Suite at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. Image credit: Shangri-La
The Presidential Suite at Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong. Image credit: Island Shangri-La

EAST Hong Kong – work-life balance

With its architecturally minimalist style and spacious rooms, EAST Hong Kong is designed to provide business travelers with a sense of work-life balance that’s not often easy to find on business trips. Treat yourself to a little relaxation courtesy of the rooftop lounge, afternoon tea at Feast, a workout at the hotel’s well-equipped gym, or just breathe in deeply as you gaze out at the view from the giant windows in your room, which of course has free Wi-Fi.

Novotel Century Hong Kong – centrally located

This four-star hotel sits in the middle of the Wan Chai neighborhood, close to many major business destinations as well as the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Shopping and the Academy of Performing Arts are also nearby for those moments when you’re free from your meetings. The Novotel Century‘s pillow menu helps customize your sleep experience so you wake rested for your next busy day.


Cordis – ideal for conferences

In the heart of the Mong Kok neighborhood of Kowloon, the five-star Cordis hotel, is home to some of Hong Kong’s top meeting facilities, making it a great choice if you’re traveling for business.

The lobby area at Cordis, Hong Kong. Image credit: Cordis
The lobby area at Cordis, Hong Kong. Image credit: Cordis

Cordis’ Star Room is the tallest ballroom in Kowloon and seats 600 guests. The 320 square meter space features a built-in LED wall to help make presentations really pop.

Modern suites at the hotel provide all the amenities—including local smartphones that are free to use and high-speed Wi-Fi. When work starts to feel overwhelming, head to the Chuan Spa for one of the 60 body treatments offered.

Multiple restaurants can be found at the Cordis, include the Michelin-starred Ming Court as well as a fun outdoors food truck/bar, where you can strike up a conversation with other guests.

Metropark Hotel Mongkok – amazing convenience

This reasonably priced hotel puts you right in the middle of Kowloon’s Mong Kok neighborhood with quick access to metro and buses if need be. Breakfast is included, and the staff at Metropark go out of their way to make sure you’re comfortable and have everything you need.

The Cityview – a business stay that donates

The lobby area at The Cityview. Image credit: The Cityview
The lobby area at The Cityview. Image credit: The Cityview

If you have to watch your expenses in Hong Kong, which is not easy to do, head a little off the heavily trodden path to the Yau Ma Tei neighborhood, conveniently located between Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui. Here, you’ll find The Cityview, a hotel that donates its proceeds to the Chinese YMCA of Hong Kong. Friendly staff, a clean and comfortable room, and breakfast cooked to order will help you unwind before you dive back into your business meetings.

Sheraton Hong Kong & Towers – at the top of the Golden Mile

This Sheraton hotel in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood overlooks Victoria Harbour and provides everything you’d expect from a high-end business hotel in Hong Kong. The hotel’s six restaurants and two lounges allow for elegant places to meet clients, or you can choose from hundreds of restaurants within walking distance.

The Harbour View Suite at Sheraton. Image credit: Sheraton
The Harbour View Suite at Sheraton Hong Kong & Towers. Image credit: ©Marriott International

Rooms and suites are graciously appointed, with iPod docks, coffeemakers, microwaves on request, and 24-hour room service when your schedule keeps you going round the clock.

InterContinental Hong Kong – waterfront elegance

Considered one of the top business hotels in Hong Kong, InterContinental Hong Kong offers unparalleled views of Hong Kong Island and Victoria Harbour, thanks to its waterfront location.

Take in gorgeous views of Victoria Harbour from the in-house restaurant Rech. Image credit: InterContinental Hong Kong
Take in gorgeous views of Victoria Harbour from the in-house restaurant Rech. Image credit: InterContinental Hong Kong

All the hotel’s restaurants feature this amazing view, including Rech by Alain Ducasse, which is definitely the place to be if you’re trying to impress clients. The hotel sits in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood provides top-of-the-line service in all areas, and its ballroom and meeting/function rooms are an ideal choice when you’re planning a major event.

Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong – iconic and classic

The Mandarin Oriental is considered by many to be an icon of Hong Kong, thanks to its high-end style, luxury offerings, and its 10 innovative restaurants, which includes the Michelin-starred Pierre.

The dining room at Pierre. Image credit: Mandarin Oriental
The dining room at Pierre. Image credit: Mandarin Oriental

Rooms are spacious and sophisticated, with available features including walk-in showers, TVs in the bathroom, luxurious textiles, and windows framing spectacular city views. High-end business tech is available throughout the hotel and every meeting room is ready for that state-of-the-art video conference, with an IT butler available to give you a hand when needed.

When your business events are over, head to The Mandarin Spa, which features a Chinese herbal steam room, traditional Chinese medicine, and other holistic offerings in a three-story oasis.

Lantau Island

Hong Kong SkyCity Marriott Hotel – close to airport and AsiaWorld-Expo e

If you need to stick close to the airport, check out the SkyCity Marriott Hotel, which is only minutes away from Hong Kong International Airport.

Business travelers headed for the AsiaWorld-Expo will also appreciate this hotel’s convenience, since a walkway connects the two. There are three restaurants, free Wi-Fi, and a spa available to ease your stay, and both room service and the fitness center keep going around the clock. In your room, you can expect premium bedding and soundproof windows to block out airport noise.

Because Hong Kong’s airport is on an island, getting to your hotel can be complicated. Smooth out the last stage of your journey and book a reliable Blacklane car service so you can travel in comfort and style.