Commanding extraordinary views of one of the world’s most famous skylines, the Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong is a fabulous choice for both leisure and business travelers. Gaining worldwide recognition on a daily basis, this phenomenal 5-star hotel is the epitome of contemporary luxury, with sophisticated accommodations, exceptional and oftentimes innovative dining and industry-leading hospitality.

 

Exterior of the Kerry Hotel with some hotel room lights illuminated
Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong (photo courtesy of Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong)

About The Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong

 

First opened in April, 2017, the 5-star Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong is the fourth and newest Hong Kong property from Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts in Hong Kong. Located along the Victoria Harbor waterfront in Hung Hom Bay, the Kerry Hotel features 546 rooms, with more than 60 percent offering spectacular views of the famed harbor, in addition to several dining options,  an Infinity pool and state-of-the-art fitness facilities, and the largest meeting space in the entire city.

This extraordinary hotel was designed by the multi-award winning architect and interior designer André Fu, a Hong Kong native and educated at Cambridge University in London. The Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong is considered the city’s first urban resort and the clearly the perfect destination for both business and leisure travelers.

Award-Winning Kerry Hotel

Despite being open a little more than two years, Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong has already earned a number of industry awards, such as Best Bars in Hong Kong (Red Sugar) by Conde Nast Traveler, Best New Hotel in Hong Kong by TTG China and Best Urban Hotel New Build by the AHEAD Awards in Singapore. Described as the next generation of luxury hotels, the Kerry Hotels brand was first launched in February 2011 in Pudong, located in the vibrant financial center of Shanghai. A third location can be found within’s Beijing’s central business district.

 

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Getting To The Kerry Hotel From Hong Kong Airport

 

By Hotel Limousine

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong offers limousine service to and from Hong Kong International Airport. Three types of car types are available, including SUVs (HKD 790 or about US $100), luxury limousines (HKD 890 or $114) and luxury vans for up to six passengers (HKD 990 or $126).

 

Airport Express

Hong Kong’s public transportation system (MTR) operates a very efficient Airport Express train from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG) to the Kowloon MTR station. From Kowloon station, visitors then take a free hotel shuttle (K1) that serves Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong. The Airport Express takes approximately 20 minutes to reach Kowloon station and the one way fare is HKD 105 or about $13.40.

Visitors who wish to use the MTR on a regular basis should consider purchasing an Octopus Card that can be purchased at MTR Customer Service Centers, MTR ticket machines and other locations. The Additionally, the Octopus Card is accepted as payment by several retailers, restaurants and local attractions.

Taxis/Ride Share Service

Taxis and ride share services like Uber and Lyft are also available to and from Hong Kong International Airport. Taxi service generally takes 30 minutes and costs approximately HKD 350 or about $44.75.

 

A look at one of the spacious presidential suites
Presidential Suite (photo courtesy of Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong)

Rooms & Suites

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong offers spacious rooms and suites in 12 categories and with an impressive array of amenities that includes marble bathrooms, Nespresso coffee machines, flat screen TVs, complimentary Wi-Fi and electronic safes. Rooms and suites range from the 452 square foot Deluxe City View Room (42 square meters) and 560 square foot Premier Rooms (52 square meters) to Club Rooms/Club Premier Rooms and three types of luxury suites, including the lavish, 3,160 square foot Presidential Suite (294 square meters).

Club Rooms

Guests of Club Rooms and suites can enjoy a personalized level of service including a check in service and exclusive access to a 3,230 square foot private lounge (300 square meter) on Level 8. Club guests may also receive a late check out, subject to availability. The Club is open daily for breakfast and evening cocktails and canapés, in addition to complimentary beverages and snacks.

 

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Dining Options

The Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong offers a number of restaurants and bar/lounges, including the buffet-styled Big Bay Café, award-winning Red Sugar bar with finely crafted cocktails and the signature restaurant Hung Tong, led by Chinese Executive Chef Ken Yu. The hotel also features Bong-Italian restaurant, the lobby lounge and the independently managed Dockyard, with live entertainment and 10 different local and international kitchens onsite. A 24-hour room service is also available to all guests.

 

Treadmills inside the enormous fitness center
Base Camp Kerry Sports Fitness Center (credit: Randy Yagi)

 

Recreation/Spa Facilities

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong features Base Camp Kerry Sports, whose staff manages the recreational and spa facilities that available to club members and hotel guests.

 

View of Victoria Harbor from the Infinity pool
Infinity Pool (credit: Randy Yagi)

 

These facilities include a 25-meter Infinity pool with breathtaking views of Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island, an enormous, state-of-the-art health club with a separate group exercise room and individualized personal training, Jacuzzi, steam bath and sauna facilities, and the Spa at Base Camp, with several treatment rooms and impressive spa menu, with options like the Signature Asian Blend Massage, Total Body Makeover and Massages for Two. Also available to guests is an outdoor jogging track with views of Victoria Harbor, located at the hotel’s Promenade.

 

Hotel Services

Kerry Hotel, Hong offers a wide variety of top flight hotel services, such as an efficient Express Check-In/Check-Out counter, onsite parking facility, foreign currency exchange counter, laundry and valet service, postal and courier service, babysitting and child care, Wi-Fi in public areas, a shoeshine service and an on-call house doctor.

 

Conference/Event Facilities

Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong also holds the largest conference/event facilities in Hong Kong. 17 meeting spaces are available for reservation and ranges from 645 square feet (60 square meters) for a Hung Hom Ballroom on Level 1 for up to 30 people to the 18,790 square foot (1,756 square meter) Grand Ballroom on Level 2, the largest, pillar-less hotel ballroom in the entire city. Also available for special events, meetings, private parties, weddings and more is the Red Sugar Outdoor Deck on Level 7.

Shopping

Kerry Hotel, Hong features an onsite florist shop and Barberia Italiana barber shop.

Transportation

In addition to the airport limousine service, Kerry Hotel Hong, Kong offers a complimentary shuttle service with stops at Hung Hom Railway Station (for drop offs only), Kowloon Shangri-La Hotel, Hankow Road in the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood and back to the Kerry Hotel.

Hotel staff can also make arrangements for car rentals and taxi services.

 

Public Transportation

MTR Subway

Two MTR (Mass Transit Railway) are within walking distance from Kerry Hotel: Whampoa Station 546 yards away (500 meters) and Hung Hom Station .86 mile or 1.4km.

Hung Hom Ferry

Just a short walk from the hotel is Hung Hom Ferry Pier where visitors and guests can take a scenic ferry ride across Victoria Harbor to North Point and North Point subway station on Hong Kong Island. Service typically runs every half hour in either direction and one way fare costs HKD $7.50 or about a dollar.

Star Ferry

The better-known Star Ferry also transports

 

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