Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
At a Glance
Lovely 28-metre outdoor pool
Central location atop Pacific Place on Hong Kong Island
Spectacular harbour and peak views
Elegant Horizon Club Lounge for all guests staying on Club floors
Eight outstanding restaurants to choose from, including a Michelin-starred Chinese restaurant
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Hong Kong has a tropical climate and can be visited year round. October to April are the driest months although December to February are cooler. May to September is hot and humid with the most rainfall during these months.
To start planning your holiday to Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
Located in the heart of the city, Island Shangri La Hong Kong is a luxury hotel with local character, offering an exclusive retreat with phenomenal views across Victoria Harbour and eight restaurants serving a variety of delicious cuisine.
Soaring 56 floors above Hong Kong's most prestigious shopping and cultural district, with breathtaking views of the Peak and Victoria Harbour, the Island Shangri-La is a superb base for a stay on this vibrant island.
The Island Shangri-La’s guest rooms start at the 34th floor offering unrivalled, breathtaking views across the harbour to Kowloon. The elaborate rooms and suites at this luxurious hotel are traditionally designed and are amongst the largest in Hong Kong. Some guest rooms also offer fantastic views of the Victoria Peak. Added luxuries include an LCD TV in the bathroom to watch while you soak in the indulgent deep tub and a 24-hour butler service.
The hotel is just a few minutes from the central area of Hong Kong Island and has direct access to Pacific Place, offering prestigious shopping. When back from exploring the city, there are many award winning restaurants at the hotel to sample, including Petrus, which has two Michelin stars and the one Michelin-starred Summer Palace Cantonese restaurant.
The Island Shangri-La's 531 Deluxe Rooms have either a Peak View or a Harbour View and are beautifully appointed with Asian influences. Rooms feature flat screen TVs, DVD players, 24-hour butler service and decadent marble bathrooms with LCD TVs. The 34 Suites range in size, views and layout but provide ample space and luxurious touches for the discerning traveller. On the 56th floor, the Horizon Club is traditionally for business users but anyone wanting a more personalised service and extended facilities can stay here.
Children are welcome at The Island Shangri-La but there are no specific facilities except for babysitting. Children will enjoy the hotel's pool and all of the fun activities Hong Kong has to offer including its very own Disneyland.
Health facilities include a gym, indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis, yoga, massage and beauty treatments and sauna and steam rooms. There is a 28 metre outdoor swimming pool with a waterside terrace restaurant and other dining choices include the Lobster Bar & Grill, Petrus and the casual Cafe TOO with open kitchens from around the World, to name a few.
The Island Shangri-La's spa facilities, pool, gym, restaurants, bars and cafes are an oasis for those wanting to enjoy the hotel and take a break from the city's plethora of activities.
Louise Canton (Staff)
A beautifully designed colonial style hotel with luxurious rooms that all have great views either over the rivers or mountains. It's in a great location, only a five minute walk to the subway station or a few minutes away from local restaurants and shops. The food and service are top notch and there's also a great pool which is a welcome escape from the busy city.
Sophie Jones (Staff)
Island Shangri-La is a fantastic family friendly option in Hong Kong. It has a great location and good access to the city. Hong Kong is so accessible and manageable it is so easy to get around anyway but the Island Shangri-La makes it that bit easier. It also has a lovely relaxed atmosphere and polished service making it a great option in the city.
Victoria Hogg (Staff)
If budget allows, I would definitely recommend upgrading to the Horizon Club. Since the area was refurbished relatively recently, it is one of the best hotel Clubs I have ever seen. The rooms are on the 52nd floor upwards so the views are amazing - I think a Harbour view is always a must, particularly if it is your first visit to Hong Kong. As well as access to the rooftop garden and Club Lounge for breakfast and evening cocktails, guests can staying in the Horizon Club can also have breakfast in the Michelin-starred Petrus. We took advantage of this and it was amazing - delicious food and stunning views across the whole of Victoria Harbour - it is almost worth the upgrade just for this!
Sophie Jones (Staff)
The Island Shangri-La is in a great location if you would like to get out and explore Hong Kong Island. It is in Pacific Place, home to lots of malls including a huge one right under the hotel. You can also walk through Hong Kong Park to get the tram up to the Peak, there is an MTR station within walking distance and you do not miss out on the harbour views as the hotel is so tall and the views are amazing. It is also a great option for families with a lovely outdoor pool a rarity in this bustling city!
Location & directions
The Island Shangri-La is located in the city's Central district, on Hong Kong Island with memorable views of the Peak and Victoria Harbour.
How to get there
12-hour international flight to Hong Kong International Airport. Island Shangri La is a 45-minute drive from the airport.
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