Although a whole host of exciting holidays lie just a short plane ride away from Hong Kong, if you’re short on annual leave, even the briefest of breaks might seem out of reach—but that doesn’t mean you’ll have to opt out entirely! Luckily, there are some fantastic staycation deals in Hong Kong just for us residents—think afternoons by the pool, fine-dining meals, and award-winning spa treatments—all just a short taxi ride from home. Sound like a perfect Saturday? We think so, too.
There are perks to being a local, and Langham Hotel makes sure of that! Recharge yourself in a staycation and enjoy tranquil quality time with your family or loved ones with an array of enticing perks, including $500 dining credits to the Michelin-starred T’ang Court. The Hong Kong Residents Exclusive package also includes guaranteed early check-in at 10am and late check-out at 3pm, daily breakfast buffet for two at The Food Gallery, complimentary access to Chuan Body + Soul rooftop wellness sanctuary with an outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour fitness centre and use of PressReader and pocket Wi-Fi throughout your stay!
Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2375 1133
How much: From $1,865 per night. Valid till October 13, 2019
Enjoy an adventure holiday with your family and take a break with the kids with the Ritz Kids Night Safari Adventures package! Your family vacation includes overnight accommodation in Grand Seaview or Deluxe Victoria Harbour Suite. There will also be the Ritz Kids Night Safari Programme and in-suite tent with LED lanterns experience to experience indoor camping. They are also throwing in complimentary buffet at Cafe 103 for up to two children under the age of 3 years old (per room per stay) as well as 24 hour access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge (6.30am–7pm for kids under 9 years old) with complimentary six exquisite food and beverage presentations all day long.
Ritz Carlton, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon | (+852) 2263 2263
How much: From $5,600 per night
Make it a weekend to remember with Four Season’s Weekend Retreat Package that takes 15 percent off their Room Rate, daily American set breakfast for two adults at The Lounge (children under 11 are free), a late check-out until 4pm as well as 20 percent savings on nail treatment at The Nail Bar for both ladies and gentlemen. Upgrades are also available should you choose to dine at the hotel which will also come at special rates, they sure know how to rock a weekend getaway!
Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central | (+852) 3196 8888
How much: From $3,315 per night. Valid till October 31, 2019
Plan a relaxing and fun-filled staycation with your family at either of the three Shangri-La Hotels (Island Shangri-La, Kowloon Shangri-La and Kerry Hotel) across Hong Kong. Explore the attractions in the neighbourhood and bask in the comfort of the hotel’s spacious guestroom with buffet breakfast and dinner for two adults and one kid under 12, access to the hotel’s fitness centre and swimming pool as well as a kid’s amenity bag to make sure everyone is ready for a fun weekend!
Shangri-La, various locations | (+852) 3069 9788
How much: From $3,300 per night. Valid until December 31, 2019
Hide away from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong by spending the weekend at Tai o Heritage Hotel so that you can be educated, cultural and rejuvenated. They are offering a Tai O Cultural Package that includes breakfast and set dinner for two at Tai O Lookout and a tour that lasts for 90 minutes, visiting cultural landmarks across Tai O as well as possible Instagram spots!
Tai O Heritage Hotel, Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O, Lantau Island | (+852) 2985 8383
How much: From $2,160. Valid until March 31, 2020
From now until October 31, 2019, pamper yourself with an exquisite weekend and enjoy HKD1,000 hotel credit on behalf of St Regis Hotel! From Deluxe and Premier Harbour View rooms to St. Regis Suites, revel in a weekend retreat in a living space exquisitely curated by André Fu. Apart from their signature St. Regis Butler service and amenities, enjoy an additional HKD1,000 hotel credit per stay to indulge in culinary delights by their celebrated Michelin-starred chefs, or rewind with iconic spa treatments by 001 Skincare London and 3LAB. Sounds like the perfect package for us!
St Regis, 1 Harbour Drive, Wan Chai | (+852) 2136 6888
How much: From $4,000 per night. Valid till October 31, 2019
To look forward to October, Upper House is launching their October Delight package. Guests can book their best available rate and enjoy complimentary breakfast for two in Café Gray Deluxe and $500 House credit that is applicable for transfer, dining and more! Hotel guests can also enjoy complimentary access to EAST, Hong Kong pool including round-trip transfers in the house car. Talk about being special! Bookings arriving from Friday through to Sunday can enjoy guaranteed two-room category upgrades (up to Upper Suite), with early check-in from 12pm and late check-out until 6pm.
Upper House, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong | (+852) 3968 1111
How much: From $4,100 per night. Valid until October 31, 2019
Craving a break from the city steeped in luxury and elegance? The Landmark Mandarin offers just that. Located in the heart of the Central district, this five-star facility offers a Gourmet Escape staycation package to foodies hankering for some serious downtime. The package includes accommodation in the L900 Landmark Suite, which has a marble entrance, a king-sized bed, and a vast round bath for all your bath bomb needs. It also includes dinner for two at two-Michelin-starred French restaurant, Amber, and champagne breakfast at SOMM for the next morning. And did we mention the 4pm late check-out?
Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 2132 0188
How much: From $9,888 per night, available until December 2019
This harbour front hotel is well-known for its decadent brunch, but if you’re looking for more than just a splash-out meal, consider an extended visit. The Escape 24 package offers two guests a luxurious day and night over—you guessed it—24 hours. Guests can choose two promotional offers from the following: daily buffet breakfast access at Grand Café, $1,000 spending credit to use at the hotel’s restaurants, buy one get one spa treatments and access at the hotel’s VIP lounge for two guests. For a self-care weekend, try the yoga and massage treatment at Grand Hyatt’s Plateau Spa to release any stress you’ve been carrying from the workweek then head to the lounge for a cocktail or two afterwards. Either way, you’ll be spoilt for choice over how to spend your night away.
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2588 1234
How much: From $2,680 per night
Located in Hong Kong’s hip new arts district, Ovolo fits right in with its surroundings, where quirky cafés and art galleries line the streets of the up-and-coming Wong Chuk Hang neighbourhood. The converted industrial building promises guests who book directly with them a complimentary breakfast, with rates inclusive of happy hour, WiFi, and a host of other amenities and services. Although there’s no pool on site, their newest Vitamin Sea staycation package provides you with Uber round-trips to Repulse Bay, a picnic basket for lunch, as well as beach floaties and drink holders from Sunnylife. Wind down afterwards at the hotel’s rooftop bar to admire the city view or request a Wii gaming system to play in your room all night.
Ovolo Southside, 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen | (+852) 3460 8100
How much: From $1,073 per night
Looking to see Hong Kong from a whole new perspective? If there’s a seriously special occasion coming up and you need to impress, then look no further than the iconic Peninsula Hotel. The aptly-named Flying High Package includes luxury accommodation, daily breakfast, and one 18-minute helicopter tour of Hong Kong. Need we say any more?
Hong Kong Peninsula, Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | (+852) 2926 2888
How much: From $7,980 per night
For luxury reimagined, Rosewood’s Family Summer Haven staycation package is perfect for families with younger children. Enjoy a two-night stay in Grand Harbour Corner Suite, a two-bedroom grande suite that overlooks the Victoria Harbour. Parents and their kids will get to choose between a Guangdong meal at the Legacy House or an elevated Hong Kong tea house dining experience at Holt’s Café for dinner.While grown-ups are having some quality time over cocktails at the hotel’s bar, the children can have a movie night with Rosewood’s professional babysitter. For entertainment, a wide range of culinary and art activities are available for the little ones to participate in throughout the stay. Parents can take the time to indulge in a 60-minute wellness treatment for some much-needed relaxation while the kiddies are away.
Rosewood, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon | (+852) 3891 8888
How much: From $33,400 per night (a minimum two-night stay is required), available until September 30, 2019