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Hong Kong’s best staycations to book this summer 2022

By Jianne Soriano 29 August 2022

Header image courtesy of The Hari

With summer in full swing, there is no better time than now to take that much-needed break. How else to spend it than by booking a relaxing staycation? With so many options in the city, you may be scratching your head about where to stay. Rest assured, we’ve done the legwork for you and uncovered the best staycations to book in Hong Kong this summer, whether you are a foodie, need some pampering and a spa sesh, or love anything with a view.

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Four Seasons

Four Seasons has a selection of staycation packages to consider all year round, but one that we particularly recommend is the “Stay and Reset” package. You can enjoy 10 percent off from the in-room dining menu, which features international dishes created by master chefs. This staycation requires a minimum stay of three nights to ensure that you are truly well-rested and back on your feet after! You will be spoilt for choice at the hotel property’s Michelin-starred restaurants and meditative-inducing spa, all under one roof.

Price: $3,060*

Availability: Now till 31 October

Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central | (+852) 3198 8888

The Upper House

The Upper House prides itself on providing guests with a sophisticated level of comfort. Designed by Hong Kong architect André Fu, a stay at The Upper House is all about feeling calm, warmth, and peace. In addition to its minimalistic, art-blended design, it also boasts superb views of the iconic Hong Kong skyline and unique gastronomic delights.

We recommend going for the “Gourmet Getaway” package to enjoy delicious food prepared by award-winning chefs. If you book with a Standard Chartered Cathay Mastercard, you get up to $800 credit amenity on the best rates on the website plus complimentary drinks and snacks from the Max Bar. Use the credit for in-room dining at Salisterra or The Continental.

Price: $3,500*

Availability: Now till 31 December

The Upper House, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2918 1838

Hotel Icon

Eat, sleep, drink, and repeat—to some, that may sound like the dream staycation. Over at Hotel Icon, you can experience exactly that thanks to its “Foodcation” package! It includes a one-night stay with buffet breakfast for two as well as one dining option on check-in day. Choose between a buffet lunch, brunch, dinner, Peking duck set dinner, seafood set dinner, or in-room dining voucher. In case that’s not enough, if you opt for a club room or suite, you can enjoy extra benefits, such as afternoon tea with a selection of pastries, desserts, sandwiches, and free-flow beverages, as well as priority and personalised check-in service.

Price: $1,750*

Availability: Now till 30 September

Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3400 1000

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The Arca

Who says staycations are just for humans? Spoil yourself, your companion, and your pet at The Arca with the “Southern Pawsome” staycation! This pet-friendly hotel in Wong Chuk Hang offers a package that includes breakfast for two, a seasonal afternoon tea set for two, a treat for your friend at Arca Society, complimentary use of the “Pawfect Wardrobe” for two hours, complimentary Arca pet essentials, Buddy Bites goodies, 20 percent off on in-room dining, and more. This will surely be a pawsome staycation!

Price: $1,700*

Availability: Now till 14 January

The Arca, 43 Heung Yip Road, Wong Chuk Hang | (+852) 3701 6000

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Make the most of the summer sun and spend a rejuvenating getaway at Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. Its “Summer Escape” package offers an adventure to an urban oasis and includes a variety of benefits. Take your pick between the $1,000 spending credit per night to be used on dining and spa, an afternoon tea set for two at Tiffin, a lunch buffet with free-flow beer and iced tea for two, set dinner menu at One Harbour Road for two, poolside barbecue dinner buffet for two at The Grill, or an artisanal picnic basket for two.

To promote the revamp of some parts of Wan Chai, including the promenade, the package also has “Discover Wan Chai” activities, such as a specially curated tour map, an exclusive 20 percent (weekdays) or 10 percent (weekends) walk-in discount for pedal boating at the harbourfront, or a postcard collection of famous Wan Chai scenes by painter Shen Ping.

Price: $2,680*

Availability: Now till 31 October

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2588 1234

Mandarin Oriental

The “Staycation by M.O.” package at the Mandarin Oriental is just perfect for families. You get to splurge and receive up to $1,588 in dining credit, a room upgrade, and a lot of additional benefits. It also has a pet programme for one dog per room, and children’s activities, such as bed talents, towel art, and table artistry. Adults can enjoy a wine appreciation class, a flower bouquet class, or a hotel history tour. When it comes to food, take a bite of the energising breakfast at Clipper Lounge or Café Causette.

Price: $2,780*

Availability: Now till 30 November

Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road, Central | (+852) 2522 0111

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The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong

Ladies in need of a fun night in, this one’s for you! The Ritz-Carlton is offering an unforgettable sleepover with its “Girlies at the Sky Garden” package. Prepare yourselves for pillow fights, girl talk, pigging out, and more. The package is complete with a daily breakfast for two, a bottle of house champagne, and signature afternoon tea at The Lounge or a picnic basket to be enjoyed in a room decorated like a park. If that is not enough, you also get complimentary use of a Fujifilm Instax camera to capture your best moments, in-room entertainment, 20 percent savings on selected spa treatments for the ultimate pamper session, and more! Spoil your BFF, mum, and sister with this staycation.

Price: $3,700*

Availability: Now till 30 September

The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre (ICC), 1 Austin Road, West Kowloon

The St Regis Hong Kong

Treat yourself to a limited-time dining experience at The St Regis Hong Kong’s “Summer Gusto” staycation. Worthy of its five-star rating, it features Italian summer-inspired dishes as well as the debut of the St Regis teddy bear in a summer outfit. The bespoke menu offers a fresh burrata cheese salad, lobster linguine, pesto pappardelle, and mango panna cotta. Finish that off with a Bellini (with or without alcohol) and sparkling cocktails.

For this package, the hotel has also partnered with Venchi to provide complimentary gelato and chocolate hampers (suite booking on a first come first served basis) to guests. In addition to breakfast, you can choose between a three-course dinner set at The Drawing Room or the signature in-room afternoon tea.

Price: $3,400*

Availability: Now till 16 September

The St Regis Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Drive, Wan Chai | (+852) 2138 6888

Aki Hong Kong – MGallery

Aki Hong Kong – MGallery celebrates its opening with a staycation package! The special “Nippon Sensation” package is a treat with its eight-course tapas dinner for two and sake tasting at Tangram. It also offers breakfast, a mini bottle of whisky from Uncle Ming’s, and chocolate and macarons as a welcome gift to set the tone for your wonderful stay.

Take advantage of the 20 percent discount on any F&B consumed at Uncle Ming’s whisky bar on the top floor of the hotel. Be sure to watch the beautiful sunset with a drink at hand—a perfect way to welcome the night. Those who miss Japan will surely be delighted to stay at Aki, the first hotel in the city to have a Japanese-style tatami (たたみ) room, complete with mattresses on mat floors, calming natural wood tones, smart TVs, and more.

Price: $1,850*

Availability: Now till 2 October

Aki Hong Kong – MGallery, 239 Jaffe Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2121 5000

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The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel

Enjoy your well-earned break over on the Southside! The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel is a newly opened oasis with commanding ocean views. The cherry on top is definitely the infinity pool which overlooks the South China Sea, but you will also love the indoor kids’ zone and luxury spa. The “Ultimate Getaway” package is the no-fuss option to pick—a one-night stay and daily breakfast for two with access to all the great in-hotel facilities.

Located just a stone’s throw away from Water World Ocean Park, the hotel also has a package that provides admissions to the park! The “Splash Into Adventure Vacation” will give you access to the park, plus breakfast and a luxurious room for the night.

Price: $3,700*

Availability: Now till 31 October

The Fullerton Ocean Park Hotel, 3 Ocean Drive, Aberdeen | (+852) 2166 7388

Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung

Guests are invited to relive their childhood over at Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung! Its “Hunting Summer Staycation” package serves as a modern treasure hunt for families and couples. Inspired by the natural beauty of Lantau, the activity takes guests out on a thrilling outdoor route around the famous sights and attractions in Lantau, Tai O, and Tung Chung. You only need to download the “Hunt and Fun” app and use it to navigate the trail to each checkpoint. Complete the tasks by answering simple questions. In return, you can redeem exciting gifts, including F&B vouchers and upgrade to ocean view rooms.

Other than that, the package also treats guests to a buffet dinner at Café Lantau, where you can indulge in gourmet seafood like lobster, oysters, abalone, crab, and more. Don’t miss out on the exclusive breakfast buffet for two on the following morning!

Price: $2,700*

Availability: Now till 30 September

Sheraton Hong Kong Tung Chung, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung | (+852) 2535 0000

The Hari

Stay, dine, and indulge? Is that not what every staycation is like? Over at The Hari, you can enjoy an exquisite getaway in one of its luxury rooms or suites. The “Stay, Dine & Indulge” package includes daily breakfast for two and a three-course in-room set dinner from either Lucciola Restaurant or Zoku Restaurant. It sounds so simple, but less really is more.

Price: $1,900*

Availability: Now till 30 September

The Hari, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2129 0388

* All prices are subject to service charge

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Jianne Soriano

Senior editor

Jianne is introverted by nature but adventurous by heart. This Hong Kong-born-and-raised Filipino, who also spent time in Japan, prides herself on being a fangirl. On days when she’s not writing or travelling, you can find her visiting art exhibitions, looking for the best new places to eat in town, or simply trying to learn another language.