Island Shangri-La Hong Kong

Asia | | April 25, 2011 at 12:35 am




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Regarded as the topmost jewel in the crowned skyline of the city with the tallest rise, the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong has to be the only ultimate luxury here that can challenge the high-rises of London. This legendary hotel is not only striking from the facade, but it is even more visually appealing from inside that is richly decorated with hundreds of masterpieces, floral arrangements, magnificent Tai Ping carpets, and Viennese chandeliers rendering the hotel as the art museum. And now, accompany these visual delights with the 100% comfort and convenience and you will know that the Island Shangri-La Hong Kong is the perfect place to be.

Among all the appealing hidden treasures here, the most remarkable one is the atrium of 17 storeys that has now become famous for its incredible painting rising as high as up to 16 storeys that reflects the flair of more than 35 artists of Beijing, a private lounge, and a huge library. Did you know that this painting is the biggest one on Earth in the field of the landscape art? And with this, I am sure you will be even more curious to watch it. Apart from these charms, Island Shangri-La Hong Kong also possess a locational appeal from where you can walk on foot to explore the Hong Kong Park, Causeway Bay with its shopping spots, Pacific Place, as well as the Convention Center.

Rooms

565 rooms are enclosed in this wealthy asset of Hong Kong, which are all in the stunning atrium and promise wonderful vistas of the impressive Peak and also of the Victoria Harbor. You need to choose from the Deluxe Harbor View or from the Horizon Peak View rooms all of which are non-smoking units. Irrespective of what you pick, each of them provides desk, cribs, DVD/CD players, TV, direct calls, telephones, Internet access, pay movies, AC, climate control, video game consoles (by request), trouser, printers with fax, rollaway beds (by request), premium bedding, curtains, voice mail, housekeeping, hypo-allergenic bedding, fresh flowers, fruit as welcome amenity, complimentary newspaper, complimentary breakfast, mirror, coffee/tea maker, designer toiletries, complimentary local calls, refrigerator, turndown service, sewing kit, sinks, hair dryer, childcare (surcharge), complimentary bottled water, slippers, safe, bidets, tub/shower areas, sewing kit, electronic keys, weight scales, iron/ironing board, and bathrobes.

Amenities

• 5 eateries • Event catering • Limo or Town Car available • Parking (surcharge) • Lounge • Babysitting • Air-conditioned public areas • Café • Airport transfer for a surcharge • 24-hour room service • Front desk • Security guard • Ballroom(s)

• Safe-deposit box – front desk • Audio-visual equipment • Exhibit space • Business center • Concierge desk • Several conference rooms • Secretarial services • Doorman/doorwoman • Elevator/Lift • Technology helpdesk • Translation services • Tour assistance • Banquet facilities • Laundry or dry cleaning • Cell or computer on rent • Currency exchange • Gift shops • Porter • Express check-in/check-out • Gift shops • • Multilingual staff • Medical assistance

Recreation

• Jacuzzi • Hair salon • Swimming pool (8th floor) • Video library • Steam room • Sauna • Treatment rooms • Spa tub • Beauty services • Fitness center featuring treadmills, cycles, and weights • Outdoor swimming pool • Racquetball/squash nearby • Tennis and volleyball nearby • Aerobics nearby • Jogging track nearby • Golfing nearby • Playground nearby • Pilates or Yoga

Restaurants

Island Shangri-La Hong Kong is also rich in terms of restaurants. At the Petrus, the guests savor contemporary French cuisine of which the vegetarian dishes are more delectable. This one is a Michelin starred restaurant offering all the three meals of the day. Boasting the casual ambiance as well as the vistas of the harbor, the restaurant has a dress code for men: Jackets!

One more Michelin-starred restaurant, the Summer Palace is an expert in cooking authentic Cantonese cuisine, especially tantalizing vegetarian dishes offered at lunch and dinner. On the other hand, the Nadaman restaurant is the pure Japanese hub managed by the chefs of Japan to offer lunch, sushis, and dinner (a la carte). Expect separate dining zones here such as a private room and sushi area. And yes, you also get to enjoy the vistas via the floor-to-ceiling windows on the seventh floor.

Offering many cooking sections, the Cafe TOO eatery specializes in international experience, while the Island Gourmet serves salads, desserts, beverages, chocolates, pastries, sandwiches, and breads.

Rates

Over $580 per night.

Note: Kids under 11 are welcome for free.

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