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The Peninsula Hong Kong

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The Peninsula Hong Kong caters to those seeking luxury with its own fleet of 14 Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom limousines. The Peninsula Hong Kong caters to those seeking luxury with its own fleet of 14 Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom limousines. Photo courtesy of the Peninsula Hong Kong.

The Peninsula Hong Kong

Legendary Heritage + Modern Facilities for Business and Leisure Travellers

Originally built in 1928, the Peninsula Hong Kong has built a reputation on luxury service and hospitality. The 30-storey extension that was opened in 1994 has added the best in modern facilities, ideal for the business and leisure traveller.

Overlooking Victoria Harbour, the Peninsula Hong Kong is at the heart of Kowloon’s business, shopping and entertainment district, less than a minute from Hong Kong’s Mass Transit Railway subway system, a five-minute walk from the Star Ferry for those seeking a leisurely way to reach the island, and a 40-minute drive from Chek Lap Kok International Airport.

The Peninsula Hong Kong features 300 rooms, a swimming pool and Sun Terrace; a state-of-the-art Fitness Centre; The Peninsula Spa; business center; banquet / meeting rooms; and the rooftop restaurant Felix with panoramic views of the city created by renowned French architect and designer Philippe Starck. In addition, there are 10 floors of prime office space and shops. The tower’s rooftop twin helipads provide hotel guests helicopter access to the airport and other destinations around the territory. The helipad facility features The China Clipper, a private lounge with reception and communications center. Guests dining in the hotel can choose fro French, contemporary, Swiss, Cantonese, modern European and traditional Japanese.

The newly renovated guestrooms in the Peninsula Tower combines classic, contemporary chic with the latest in guest-focused technology with high-tech extras that are present in today’s luxury automobiles, yachts, and private jets. All guest rooms feature interactive digital bedside panels preset in one of five languages according to guest’s preference, showcasing touch-screen hotel information, restaurant menus, a city guide, personalised internet TV access with noise-cancelling earphones, valet call and room controls; wireless telephone with VOIP technology (complimentary long-distance calls). The audio visual center features a flat-screen 3D Blu-Ray LED swivel television with internet TV and access to a selection of over 90 local and international channels; an iPod/iPad docking station, memory card reader and soundbar speaker system with sub-woofer; complimentary wireless internet access; all-in-one fax/scanner/printer/photocopier with office automation and wired and wireless connections to personal electronic devices and digital bedside panel; multiple dual-voltage (110v/240v) electrical power sockets with universal adaptor/chargers, mini-bar; and coffee and tea-making facilities.

The Peninsula Spa occupies two floors, offering sweeping views of Victoria Harbour and 14 state-of-the-art treatment rooms, making for an oasis of calm in the city for guests to renew themselves in mind, body and spirit. The 8th floor palatial swimming pool offers swimmers views of the Hong Kong skyline and the Fitness Centre features technologically advanced exercise equipment, jacuzzis, saunas, steam rooms and cold tubs.

For business travellers, the 1st floor business center offers international teleconferencing services as well as a meeting room, library and individual offices. In addition, the Peninsula offers one large and two smaller banquet and meeting rooms served by a spacious reception area. All rooms provide perfect venues for meetings, seminars, presentations, celebrations, receptions, luncheons and dinners for parties of up to 560 people with both Western and Chinese menus available.

The hotel caters to those seeking luxury with its own fleet of 14 Rolls-Royce Extended Wheelbase Phantom limousines, valet, concierge, messenger, currency exchange, babysitter, interpreters, translators, secretarial and administrative services, house doctor on call, nursing cover for non-clinic hours, telex and facsimile facilities. Rental cars, sightseeing and tours can also be arranged on request. A very unique feature is a specially designed and soundproofed Music Room available for guest practise and rehearsal.  A grand piano is permanently available, and guests are welcome to use the facility whenever they choose. This unique feature is bound to be music to a musician’s ears!

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