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Hong Kong is one of the world’s most densely populated places and a unique blend of Chinese and western culture. While ultra-modern towers dominate the skyline, beyond the glass and steel of the commercial district, the inner city remains home to ancient holy shrines, maze-like markets, and historic teahouses.

Explore Kowloon's beautiful feng shui temples like Sik Sik Yuen Wong Tai Sin, chaotic markets selling everything from spicy stir-fries to lucky waving cats, and Tsim Sha Tsui East Promenade – the best place to view Hong Kong Island and its amazing Symphony of Lights show.

Next, hop on board a Star Ferry headed to Hong Kong Island, the buzzing commercial hub that earned the city its title of East Asia’s financial capital. Ride the funicular to the summit of Victoria Peak to see the city laid out like a row of dominoes in front of a beautiful mountain backdrop.

Even with all the buzz and bustle, Hong Kong still has plenty of quiet places. Spend some time getting lost in Victoria Peak’s woodlands or Kowloon's walled city park. If you're there in the summer, be sure to visit the pristine, white-sand beaches of Clear Water Bay.


From $18 per night

This weekend

From $145 per night

Next weekend

From $94 per night

Most popular time to visit October-December
Cheapest time to visit January-March
Local currency HK$ 10 = $1.28
Language Cantonese
Average weekend price $166 per night
Average weekday price $164 per night
Average stay 2 nights

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I loved the area around Bocadito Pub.

September 26, 2023

I loved the area around Bocadito Pub. It was a bit village-like, a nice contrast to the more business-like area. We also loved strolling around the mainland of Hong Kong, with its fish market, flower market and bird garden. Anywhere we went was fabulous. A trip on the double-storey tram was such fun, going to the races, Botanik Gardens & Zoo, taking the peak tram, eating in the revolving restaurant - simply the best!

Barbara Australia

We stayed in Mongkok, wonderful mix of shopping, markets and...

September 25, 2023

We stayed in Mongkok, wonderful mix of shopping, markets and malls. Subway easy to navigate the city. Be prepared most shops don’t open till the afternoon. Food is great and London Restaurant is an experience.

Tania New Zealand

crowed can be difficult to get into town /busy...

September 24, 2023

crowed can be difficult to get into town /busy area's. not the shopping mecca it once was so don't look for a shopping bargain. Still good for a look at HK island and out to Macau 2 -3 days will pull you up unless you have reason to stay. Was very hot and uncomfortable 12-3 pm (sept 23)

David Australia

Best for: Easy hiking (Peak, Tai Tam, Kowloon Peak), ferries...

September 22, 2023

Best for: Easy hiking (Peak, Tai Tam, Kowloon Peak), ferries to islands, cheap beers by the bay / affordable alcohol in general. Best places: The Globe, CitySuper(Sushi take out), Tam Jai local noodles, Master Low Key Food Stall Egg Waffles, Oyster Porridge at Siu Yiu Tin. Hong Kong is fantastic with public transport.

Guohan Edwin
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loved my 3 nights stay at Hop inn!

September 22, 2023

loved my 3 nights stay at Hop inn! I am a female but I stayed at the coed dorm. it was just fine. people were well-mannered. I mean the price-wise and the location-wise- it's reasonable for sure. Dont expect too much.

Jeongmin Denmark

I was surprised to see that there are hardly any european...

September 20, 2023

I was surprised to see that there are hardly any european / western faces any more in Hong Kong. I have felt that there was a bit of an unpleasant and ‘pushy’ vibe. It is that I traveled for business - I would not consider to travel there for a holiday or so.

Hanneke Netherlands

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