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? You be the judge—in no particular order, we’ve rounded up different co-living options in Hong Kong for your perusal.
- $6,200–$27,700 per month
- Twin room / single room / deluxe single room
- Dining area, locker, fully-equipped kitchen, laundry room, rooftop, gym, 24-hour security system
Situated just five minutes away from HKU Station, YoofHill is a chic Hong Kong co-living space surrounded by quaint coffee shops, local eateries, and convenience stores. All beautiful homes come with a kitchen outfitted with cooking appliances, refrigerator, and other essentials. Other shared facilities include self-laundry, rooftop, and gym facilities, allowing like-minded neighbours to connect and spend time with each other. Each shared unit comes with high-speed WiFi, weekly cleaning service, CCTV, and 24-hour security system, with management fee and dedicated property management services included at no additional cost. If you’re looking for an affordable co-living experience, you can’t go wrong with YoofHill.
YoofHill, 71–77 Hill Road, Sai Wan | (+852) 5311 1470/5228 5445
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2. Weave Co-Living
- $7,200–$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 co-living in Hong Kong.
Weave Co-Living, 36 Boundary Street, Sham Shui Po | (+852) 2157 1470
3. Campfire Live
- $9,500–$13,000 per month
- Single bedroom / double bedroom
- 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
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4. The Nate
- $15,000–$26,400 per month
- Small studio / middle studio / studio with balcony / bunk studio / big studio
- Lounge, kitchen, rooftop, and 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
5. Slash Living
- $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
- $5,500–$22,500 per month
- Single bedrooms / master bedrooms / studios / one-bedroom flat
- Amenities vary between different apartments
If you haven’t heard of Hmlet, it’s time to change that. This Singaporean co-living giant stands out for having the largest cross-city network, covering 12 different districts and 50 individual locations (and growing!). Hmlet has rooted itself in all sorts of different apartment buildings and living complexes in Hong Kong. Their fully-furnished flats are conveniently located and offer residents a variety of different amenities. Some locations even include the use of clubhouses, gyms, pools, jacuzzis, and more!
Their newest openings are in Zion Apartments in Mong Kok, with over 50 custom-designed rooms available in a variety of layouts and furnishings. Have a browse through their site to find a place that suits you; they cater to different budgets, from affordable to splurgy.
Hmlet, locations in Shek Tong Tsui, Nam Cheong, Causeway Bay, Mid-Levels, Sai Ying Pun, Sheung Wan, Central, Jordan, Mong Kok, Tin Hau, Quarry Bay, and Wan Chai
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