If you’re looking for a temporary living arrangement in Hong Kong with no long-term commitment, then serviced apartments are the way to go. The price tag that comes with them, however, might leave you slurping Cup Noodles for the next month or so. But fear not, as we’ve done the legwork to find you the best, and of course, cheapest serviced apartments for those who are on a budget.
Apple Dorm, Sham Shui Po / Sai Ying Pun
- $3,500 – $4,200
- 30 – 50 sq. ft
- Free Wi-Fi / pantry, toilets & showers facilities (shared) / coin-operated washing & drying machine
Yup, 30 square feet. This place is as cheap as it gets, and if you’re not claustrophobic then Apple Dorms might be a perfect fit for you. Mind you, there’s probably not going to be much space to fit a lot of luggage so make sure you pack light.
Contact: Apple Dorm
Mini Studio, Stanley
- From $3,000 per month
- 60 – 120 sq. ft
- HD TV / electric kettle / security access control system / free Wi-Fi / weekly residence cleaning service / coin-operated washing & drying machine
No, it’s not a typo, you can rent a serviced apartment in Hong Kong for $3K! Located in Stanley, this may be somewhat inconvenient, but these guys offer free shuttle bus services to the Ocean Park MTR station, making it easier to get around, plus it’s only a five-minute walk to Stanley Market where there are plenty of public transport options to choose from. Prices may vary depending on the size of your studio, but if you’re on a budget, then you should definitely check this one out.
Contact: Mini Studio
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In Inn, Tsim Sha Shui
- $6,900 – $8,900 per month
- 9 – 13 sq. m
- HD TV / free in-room Wi-Fi / free local calls/ weekly house keeping / free shampoo and shower gel / microwave and refrigerator (common area)
The rooms at In Inn might be a tight fit, but their chic and modern interiors definitely make up for it. Located in Tsim Sha Shui, the Inn is only a three-minute walk to the MTR station so crossing the harbour will never be a problem, and if you’re new to Hong Kong, its common area is a great place for you to mingle and get to know some new people.
Contact: In Inn
The Harmonium, Hong Kong Island
- From $9,500 per month
- 100 – 200 sq. ft
- Fully equipped kitchen / weekly cleaning services / wireless broadband internet (unlimited usage) / TV
Okay, so some of these apartments are actually more in the range of under 15K, but for a relatively spacious pad that’s located in areas such as Wan Chai, SOHO, and Causeway Bay, it’s a true bargain. Every apartment is also conveniently located so that you never have to worry about transportation, food, or even your social life.
Contact: The Harmonium
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Ideal Suite, Tin Hau
- $7,500 – $15,000
- 100 – 150 sq. ft
- House keeping service twice a week / TV / wireless Broadband / private telephone line / cooker, mini fridge, microwave included
Ideal Suite has accommodations across Tin Hau, Causeway Bay, and Fortress Hill, but its Chic Suite range is what you should be looking for if you’re on a budget. Fully furnished with all the basic essentials provided, it’s certainly on point with providing value for money.
Contact: Ideal Suite
Homey Serviced Apartment, Hong Kong Island
- $5,500 – $11,000
- 70 – 180 sq. ft
- Weekly cleaning service / TV / wireless broadband
A homey serviced apartment is exactly what these guys are selling – straightforward accommodation providing you with nothing but a comfortable living environment that will make you feel at home. If you happen to work on Hong Kong Island, it might even save you a bit of dough on travelling costs.
Studio Studio, Hong Kong Island
- $5,000 – $12,000
- 100 – 280 sq. ft
- Weekly cleaning service / unlimited broadband access / all utilities are inclusive
Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten about the budget range, but we simply must include Studio Studio in this list. Convenient location? Check. Standard amenities? Check. Affordable prices? Check. Best of all, its apartments have a range of different styles catering to your preference, so whether you’re looking for a stylishly minimal studio, a warm cosy home, or even a place with a balcony, they have it all.
Contact: Studio Studio
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