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The rooftop at Langham Hong Kong is put to good use with an outdoor heated swimming pool surrounded
by a sundeck. Guests can sunbathe, take a dip high above the street, enjoy a treat or cocktail, or even relax
with a spa treatment.
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The Oriental Spa at The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is spread over two floors, and offers more than the traditional spa experience. The hallmark of the spa is its heat and water treatments.
Holistic spa areas include experience showers, vitality pools, ice fountains, amethyst crystal steam rooms, saunas, and Zen Relaxation Rooms. There's also a Turkish Hammam, Moroccan Rasul, and Roman Laconium.
Guests are encouraged to arrive 60 minutes before their appointment time to take full advantage of these facilities and prepare for the deepest therapeutic experience.
Open to hotel guests and spa members, the 18-metre heated indoor pool is the most centrally located swimming pool in Hong Kong. Salads, juices and light refreshments are available from the poolside area.
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The Peninsula Hong Kong has rolled out a handful of experiential academy programs that fulfill the different types of experiences travelers may be searching for when visiting Hong Kong.“Traditions Well Served” are one of the several programs the Peninsula Hong Kong has on offer to their hotel guests. This particular course seeks to teach foreigners about the disappearing art of Hong Kong craftsmanship that was seem predominately during Hong Kong’s golden era of manufacturing through education and building awareness. Hotel guests and program attendees are able to meet current practitioners of these almost forgotten trades, and listen to their stories of their creative processes, in addition to being able to get a first-hand view of each craft, and finally being able to participate in making them as well. These trades include bamboo and flower display making, paper tearing artists, shadow puppet masters, lion dancers, even a lesson in how to make traditional female dress buttons.
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In the last month of 2012, Five Star Alliance is counting down the Top 30 Luxury Hotels and Resorts worldwide, as decided by you, our luxury travelers! But there were a few more hotels we absolutely had to mention. Be sure to check in with us daily to keep up with our countdown and explore a few of the absolute best and most luxurious hotels in the world for your future travels!
Here are a few fun facts about The Peninsula Hong Kong:
- The hotel has an ultra-modern gym with personal trainers available for assistance, and an indoor pool with sun terrace and pool bar, together with sauna.
-The Peninsula Spa has been described as Heaven on Earth and features grand harbor views from several of the rooms.
-Guests can enjoy high tea in the lobby, or take in the glamour at Felix, the Phillipe Starck-designed restaurant that has views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island.
-Located in the Tower from floors 17 to 27, Grand Deluxe Kowloon View Rooms provide an abundance of natural daylight and expansive views of the bustling Kowloon cityscape and mountains beyond, as well as a glittering neon vista by night.
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The Peninsula Hong Kong has undergone a few major upgrades during its 58 million dollar renovation, and we’re loving its new look! All of the rooms in the Peninsula Tower are complete, and the modifications include warm beige colors for the carpets and walls, Chinese-inspired ink paintings in the Harbour View rooms, and delicate floral designs woven into the carpet in the Grand Deluxe Suite.
Lovely décor upgrades aside, the Peninsula Hong Kong has also upgraded its technologies for a contemporary and luxuriously convenient guest experience. Bedside and desk tablets that have restaurant menus andhotel services that can be set in one of five languages. The rooms also feature terrestrial TVs, 90 internet TV channels, and 460 internet radio stations. LED touch-screen panels have been added to both the guestrooms and bathrooms so you can go ahead and raise those curtains or adjust the lighting in the guestroom while in the bathroom for no other reason other than simply because you can! All of the rooms have been upgraded to fibre optic cabling, ensuring incredibly fast complimentary WiFi and wired internet access, and free VOIP long-distance calling. Make your reservations at the Peninsula Hong Kong to experience these upgrades for yourself!
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Prepare yourselves for the massive Food & Wine Festival to be hosted by the Langham Hong Kong this year from September 13th - 23rd, 2012. The festival will feature award winning wineries, world-class chefs, and renowned industry aficionados. Foodies will be able to learn some new techniques through master classes taught by Michelin starred international chefs. If you’re more of an eater and drinker than a cooker, then sample from the buffet of dishes or attend a rum appreciation class.
Explore the menu and schedule here and be sure to reserve your spot to sample various foods. To explore the Langham Hong Kong and stay amidst the action, make your reservations here >>
The Langham Hong Kong
The following rooms allow 2 adults and 1 child (under 12): Deluxe Room, Deluxe Langham Room, Grand Room (Premier), Executive Suites, Penthouse Suite, Vogue Suite, Premier Suite, 2 Bedroom Penthouse Suite. All rooms include deep bathtub and freestanding shower.
The Langham is close to the Tsim Sha Tsui shopping area (Harbour City, ELEMENTS, Granville Road, Canton Road and Nathan Road).
The Family Plan: Children below the age of 12, and staying in their parents' room can enjoy a complimentary extra bed (maximum one child per room).
The Family Wonderland Package includes: Round trip pick up either by limousine or seven seated van, Complimentary internet access in all guest rooms and public areas, Daily breakfast buffet for two adults and one child, Three hours of free baby-sitting service per stay (subject to availability and upon request), Tiffin afternoon tea at Palm Court, Complimentary cartoon DVD rental, Charming ‘Theodore’ Pin & Back pack welcome gift, No handling fee for Ocean Park tickets purchased from the hotel, Concierge Desk, Welcome fruit plate, Daily local newspaper, Complimentary access to 24 hours gym and Outdoor Swimming Pool.
The Perfectly Langham Package includes: Daily Breakfast in Palm Court for 2 adults (child cost extra).
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong Hotel
The following rooms allow 2 adults and 1 child (under 12): Grand King, Grand Twin, Grand Harbor King Bed, Grand Harbor Twin, Club King, Club Twin, Club Harbor King, Club Harbor Twin, Grand Executive Hbr Suite. Rollaway Beds: not available for double rooms, fees may apply. All rooms offer marble bath with separate tub and shower.
The Grand Hyatt Hong Kong is close to the Wan Chai shopping area (Tai Yuen Street), Causeway Bay shopping area (Fashion Walk, The Lee Gardens, Lee Theatre Plaza, Times Square, Windsor House, wtc more, Jardine's Crescent), Admiratly shopping area (Pacific Place), and Central shopping area (Li Yuen Street East and West).
The Bed & Breakfast package (if available for the dates you check) offers the following: Breakfast daily for 2 adults, 2PM late check out subject to availability, Breakfast served in Grand Cafe or in-room dining. Full breakfast featuring a range of international and traditional Chinese breakfast selections - Valid 7 days a week.
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