Renting an apartment in Hong Kong can be a costly commitment for many, and actually owning property is quite often out of the question – so what to do? Well, don’t pack your bags just yet, because a steady rise in communal living spaces popping up around the city is offering residents the perfect trifecta of convenience, affordable rent, and a pleasant living environment. Could this be the solution to Hong Kong’s ever-growing housing crisis? Take a look below and we’ll let you be the judge.
- $7,200 to $10,800 per month
- Quad bedroom / standard en-suite / premium en-suite
- Communal living room, kitchen, gym, ping pong table, rooftop, pantry on each floor
Being all about hassle-free living, all bedrooms at the Weave property are fully furnished, with prices inclusive of rent, utilities, use of common areas, and regular housekeeping. Apart from impeccable designs throughout the property to make sure residents feel right at home, Weave is also big on socialising too. Offering plenty of shared spaces and a full calendar of events, they get the chance to mingle, make new friends, and become part of the Weave family. Conveniently located just a few minutes away from Prince Edward MTR station, this space offers a fresh new take on city living. Want to know more? Click here to find out all you need to know about Weave Co-living.
Weave co-living, 36 Boundary Street, Sham Shui Po, (+852) 2157 1470
- $9,500 to $13,000 per month
- Single / double bed plan
- Communal living room, kitchen, coffee shop, theatre room, gym, barbecue area
As part of Campfire Collaborative Spaces, one of Asia’s fastest growing network of shared spaces, Campfire Home is the latest co-living space where city dwellers can retreat after a hard day’s work. From kicking back at the ever-creative Jockey Club Creative Arts Centre, to spending a day munching on local street food, the property gives all residents the unique opportunity to truly immerse themselves in authentic local culture in the Sham Shui Po area. Best of all, they are given full access to all campfire collaborative workspaces and events across the city, making it that much easier to blend their work and life seamlessly together.
Campfire Home, 170 – 172 Kiu Kiang Street, Sham Shui Po, (+852) 3620 3680
- $15,000 – $26,400 per month
- Small studio / middle studio / studio with balcony / bunk studio / big studio
- Lounge, kitchen, rooftop, laundromat
When it comes to living in style, there’s no place like The Nate. Apart from standard communal spaces such as the lounge, kitchen, and spacious rooftop overlooking Kowloon Park, all rooms here are inclusive of a private en-suite bathroom. Offering various studio sizes, such as bunk studios for those who seek a new roommate, simple small studios for young professionals, and studios with balconies for those who enjoy a bit of outdoor space, each room is intricately designed to emphasise the co-living space’s simple and sophisticated approach to rental living, without losing the modern elements of life in the city.
The Nate, 176 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, (+852) 2265 8211
- $6,000 – $7,600 per month
- Single bedrooms
- Balcony / reading and board games area / pantry / bathroom / complimentary coffee and tea
If you’re looking for a fun and cosy environment to call home, then Slash Living is the place to be. With a jam-packed social calendar filled with events and workshops for residents, it strives to maintain the vibe and strong bonding of the community. Welcoming tenants from all walks of life, no matter their cultural or professional background, Slash Living’s start-up mentality gives it the edge to keep things fresh, unconventional, and fun for everyone.
Slash Living, 54 – 56 Percival Street, Causeway Bay, (+852) 6038 3814
We R Urban
- $7,000 – $1,300 per month
- Single bedrooms
- Amenities vary between different apartments
Different from your typical co-living space, We R Urban boasts a whole range of fully furnished apartments that are conveniently located around the central areas of Hong Kong Island. Offering residents a comfortable, stylish, and most importantly, affordable living space, the property can magically revamp worn-down apartments in a typical tong lau (old walk-up building) into spacious multi-bedroom apartments where floor-to-ceiling windows, open kitchens, and private rooftops make it the ideal place to live. And don’t worry if you’re not ready to commit to renting long-term, as they allow residents to rent an apartment for any length of time from 28 days onwards, so you can opt to stay however long or short you’d like!
We R Urban, locations in Sai Wan, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central & Wan Chai
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