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Hong Kong is a city notorious for its rocket-high property prices and eyebrow-raising shoebox spaces, yet there is no shortage of beautifully decked-out homes and chic living spaces. Serviced apartments, in particular, show the stroke of ingenuity that comes with living in a densely packed community, as they offer long-term accommodation that makes being at home feel like a luxury staycation. Without sacrificing comfort for the look, here are our top picks for the most stylish serviced apartments in Hong Kong.
Making the most of smart design while still maintaining a sophisticated touch, Weave Suites offers an inclusive serviced apartment experience that provides you with all the infrastructural essentials as well as a sense of community. Better referred to as a luxury space for co-living rather than an atomised apartment service, Weave Suites puts an emphasis on pairing fully furnished shared spaces with frequent workshops and hosted events to help foster a welcoming atmosphere. Soothing greys and light woody hues are punctuated with dashes of vibrant oranges and teals, making this one of the most photogenic serviced apartments in the city.
Choose from one of five suite layouts, which can accommodate one to two occupants depending on the design. All suites come furnished with smart storage solutions, an en-suite bathroom with rain showers and Dyson and Rituals amenities, as well as a compact workspace. Regular housekeeping is part of the package, as is high-speed Wi-Fi and television streaming. Some of the bigger suites offer built-in kitchenettes, and there is also a communal cooking space on the lower floors.
Weave Suites, 123 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan
A unique collection of suites that whisk you back to the glitz of 1930s Shanghai and the luxury of old Hong Kong, the vintage-inspired serviced apartments at Apartment O are a quaint hideaway in the heart of urban Hong Kong Island. Both their Causeway Bay and Happy Valley locations are fully equipped with amenities that allow for the utmost of luxuries. Charming antique furniture and traditional Chinese art adorn all the rooms, with their branch on Wong Nai Chung Road providing expansive views overlooking the Happy Valley racecourse. Guests even have access to a lounge, cigar room, business centre, and a BBQ-ready rooftop as well. Rest assured that your fur babies can also receive star treatment, as these are pet-friendly serviced apartments!
Based in Sheung Wan, this pet-friendly boutique hotel and serviced apartment channels the clean lines, bohemian decals, and coral palette of Soho chic. Amply stocked with daily conveniences, each room is composed of custom DIY furniture in front of dessert-toned walls, with kitschy wall décor that reflects the same sort of classy simplicity as its surroundings. A minibar of essential selections is also available in each apartment, coming in handy for Friday nights to round off a particularly long week, or chilled-out boozy get-togethers. Residents may also access the modern gym, enjoying a sun-soaked yoga session at their outdoor workout area, before cooling off under a parasol on the balcony lounge with a complimentary plate of light refreshments in tow.
The Figo, 4/F, Hollywood Centre, 77–91 Queen’s Road West, Sheung Wan | (+852) 2681 9388
Established in the mid-1990s, there is no question that Hanlun Habitats has been the ones to set an industry standard not just for their attentive service, but also for their gorgeous interior designs. Going above and beyond to elevate your creature comforts, the place puts forth a variety of special additions to jazz up each moment of your everyday living, from cooking up a storm in your fully fitted kitchen to getting some well-deserved sleep on a Sealy Posturepedic mattress. Hanlun Habitats also boasts three distinct designer suites in the Mid-Levels neighbourhood—named Floral, Ka Yee, and Sherwood—each with its own special style.
Nestled between the artsy Western District and the buzzing financial centre of Central, the gorgeous serviced apartment units at The Henry bring you a sense of bliss right in the heart of the city. Lap up the artful interiors that have been put together with a keen eye for design, featuring broad windows for natural lighting, striking patterned fabric decals, and glossy wooden shelves. Plenty of self-contained fixtures and extra amenities are available, which means you can make the most out of your own private abode!
The Henry, 322–324 Des Voeux Road West, Central | (+852) 3120 1000
We are speaking from experience when we say that K11 Artus is a phenomenal choice for long-stay serviced apartments. Keeping with the art-minded principles of K11 group founder Adrian Cheng, the residence places emphasis on an East-meets-West sensibility in design. Traditional Chinese artisanship melds seamlessly with creative input from a star-studded team of internationally renowned talents. From morning until night, your wellness takes priority, being fostered from the inside out. Keep your body in fighting shape with reps in the fitness centre and laps in the aquamarine infinity pool, and keep your mind sharp at the swanky library with stunning Victoria Harbour vistas, before refuelling with a nutritious meal at The Commune.
K11 Artus, Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2107 3388
A futuristic champagne gold building with protruding blocks and ridges, this eye-catching structure actually houses a range of beautifully decorated serviced apartments. Inspired by the local history of letterpress printing in the surrounding neighbourhood, The Luna takes on a functional yet distinctively striking form. Varied suite layouts are finished off with splendid décor and art pieces, making it easy for anyone to feel at home and to enjoy all the conveniences on offer. Cook up a storm by making the most out of the well-equipped kitchen complete with a steam oven, or recharge on a balcony that overlooks Wan Chai from above.
The Luna, 18 Lun Fat Street, Wan Chai | (+852) 2309 8855
For an experience on par with a five-star hotel in an elite location, this elegantly furnished complex is the ticket. The Lily’s uniquely curved façade is reminiscent of the design-forward look of the HSBC Main Building, and it overlooks the gorgeous rolling greens and azure waves of Repulse Bay. Each suite has ample space for living and dining, a stylish L-shaped kitchen island, and a soaking bathtub for that extra level of pampering. Do note that the serviced apartments at The Lily can come both furnished and unfurnished, so there are plenty of opportunities to get creative! Residence-wide extras are plentiful, with a plethora of exercise facilities in the building in addition to bi-weekly maid services and room-service-ready gourmet meals to boot.
The Lily, 129 Repulse Bay Road, Repulse Bay | (+852) 3983 2889
Not only do the minimalistic quarters of Oootopia offer savvy accommodations with major comforts in a compact space, but the gorgeous lounge spaces also showcase their commitment to bringing residents together. Located smack-dab in the middle of a dense urban area, staying well connected goes beyond simply just exploring your surroundings or having a good Wi-Fi signal, which is why communal activities are always encouraged at Oootopia, and shared spaces are loaded with games and Netflix to bond over. Although the design of the residential areas varies between the different branches of this serviced apartment concept, there is an overall feeling of homely charm that still retains a fashionable air of sophistication.
A seasoned individual with plenty of upscale credentials, having worked on decadent film sets and luxury commissions, Andreé Putman has finally brought her design expertise to Hong Kong. At The Putman by Andreé Putman, sunlight floods in through the grand floor to ceiling windows, spotlighting the bright neutral tones and clean lines that are characteristic of her signature style. A state-of-the-art kitchen is elevated with curated cookware and table pieces upon request, whilst hand-laid Italian mosaics line the bathroom walls. Every serviced apartment is completed with the iconic crescent moon-shaped sofa, of course.
The Putman, 202 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 2233 2233
With serviced apartments situated in the premium locations of Soho and Kennedy Town, Townplace is a well-connected and convenient accommodation that takes on additional roles as a treasure trove of niceties, boosting your stay to the next level. Aside from showcasing a 30,000-square-feet communal area equipped with essentials such as gym facilities, a pool, lounge spaces, as well as open-air terraces, there is also capacity for more unusual activities like the virtual reality room. Keeping it simple, the posh interiors are radiant with light from the massive windows offering sea views.
An enclave of calm in the Happy Valley neighbourhood, soak in the contemporary stylings of this amazing residence that whisks you away from the big city hustle. Dainty gold and silver accents punctuate the light-coloured walls and modest furniture, keeping it classy yet relaxing. Artworks by local artist Lam Tung Pang are choice highlights from their curated collection of modern pieces dotted throughout the lobby and clubhouse, showcasing art that speaks to the theme of local Hong Kong living.
The Urban Edition, 8 Mui Hing Street, Happy Valley | (+852) 3628 9188