Sometimes, you just need to escape it all. Here’s our guide to Hong Kong’s best staycation spots to head to for a weekend away without the hassle of jumping on a plane.

When there’s no sign of a holiday coming soon, but you’re desperately in need of a quick getaway, booking a staycay is the way to go. From sipping on bubbly at rooftop pools overlooking a stunning panorama of Victoria Harbour to an old world, heritage escape in the middle of a fishing village, or even places for family-friendly fun and destinations for a weekend of partying, we’ve given you all the options. Get your holiday groove on with Hive Life’s guide to Hong Kong’s best staycation spots.

 

The Fleming

Explore something new in your hometown with a weekend at the hip and stylish boutique hotel The Fleming. Located slap bang in the middle of Wan Chai, this ode to urban chic is inspired by the classic style of Hong Kong’s Star Ferry and has all the downtown vibes you might expect from a boutique hotel in New York. The perfect spot to base yourself for a weekend out on the tiles, it also offers its own Black Sheep-run restaurant Osteria Marzia for delicious Italian fare. Factor in their handy deals – including a photography package to help you get that professional Insta-worthy photo session down pat and a local food tour that takes you on a gastronomic adventure around the city – and you’ve got the perfect city break, packed with plenty of fun.

Best for: Supercool city break!

Address: 41 Fleming Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 1.5K – 3K per night

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Hotel ICON

For a true urban oasis, Tsim Sha Tsui might not seem the obvious place to head, but check out the underrated Hotel Icon and you’ll be surprised. From the moment you enter to discover one of Asia’s largest vertical gardens, this hotel has sustainability running through its core thanks to its attention to detail – think electric vehicles and water filtration systems in guest rooms, eco-friendly in-house amenities to the Impossible Burger on its menus. The main draw, however, is the hotel’s Angsana Spa run by wellness gurus The Banyan Tree. For a feel-good escape in the middle of Kowloon, it’s hard to beat.

Best for: An urban oasis and spa weekend.

Address: 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 1K – 3K per night

Head to their website for more details.

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The Murray

For a luxurious escape from Hong Kong’s dash and scramble without moving far from the action, the luxurious Murray Hotel on Garden Road surveys the city below it as well as the Peak that rises up above it. Check-in for panoramic city views from each of the high-end rooms, high-end gastronomy from its European and Western restaurants, and a weekend spent luxuriating in acres of perfectly polished marble and contemporary chic.

Best for: Urban Luxury!

Address: 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 3K – 4.5K per night

Head to their website for more details.

Hong Kong Gold Coast Hotel

For a kid-friendly escape, it’s hard to beat Castle Peak’s Gold Coast hotel. With its water park, outdoor kids island, sandpit, gym and swimming pools, not to mention a whole host of themed rooms delivering everything from a Hong Kong Tram to a Safari, Space and Dinosaur experience, here’s one for all the family.

Best for: Families looking for a fun adventure-packed staycation with activities.

Address: 1 Castle Peak Road, Gold Coast, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 750-2K per night

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Harbour Grand Hong Kong

In need of a vacay on a budget? The Harbour Grand is hard to beat, offering luxury on a budget with standout harbour views and rooms starting from HKD 500. Check-in to spend the weekend relaxing by their outdoor pool overlooking Hong Kong Island and dining at their various restaurants – from speciality Japanese cuisine to oysters and champagne and a relaxed, all day café, they have it covered.

Best for: A staycation on a budget.

Address: 23 Oil Street, North Point, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 500-5K per night

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Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong

In the mood to go all out? Revel in a weekend at the supremely luxurious Four Seasons Hotel Hong Kong where you’ll find not only the most sumptuous harbour view rooms but also a standout spa, the perfect outdoor pool to give you that holiday feeling, and several Michelin-starred restaurants, not to mention a super sleek cocktail bar to help you while away the nighttime hours. Not for the faint-hearted, but well worth the splurge if you really fancy treating yourselves, reserve two nights at one of their king-sized suites to receive a third night on the house.

Best for: The ultimate couple’s retreat.

Address: 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong
Price: HKD 6K+ per night

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Tai O Heritage Hotel

With only nine rooms and a scenic view overlooking Lantau’s Tai O, one of Hong Kong’s oldest existing fishing villages, the Tai O Heritage Hotel is the perfect site for a lush, cultural escape. Housed in the former Marine Police Station and with decor inspired by Hong Kong’s history and colonial-style architecture, step back in time at this small, quaint escape where time passes slowly, and enjoy their glass-roofed restaurant, encompassing a panoramic view of the South China Sea and the bobbing fishing boats beneath you. Keen for an adventure? Indulge in their glamping experience whilst you unwind under the stars.

Best for: A taste of time gone by.

Address: 14 Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O, Lantau Island, Hong Kong
Price: HKD1.5K-3.5K per night

Head to their website for more details.

The Pier Hotel Hong Kong

Escape your worries with a weekend on the water at The Pier Hotel. Located on the waterfront in Sai Kung’s Pak Sha Wan, this contemporary, 40-room spot gets you out of the city and into the serene surroundings of the sea in an instant. Check-in to spend the weekend visiting local seafood restaurants and making the most of all the watersports Sai Kung has to offer.

Best for: A waterfront escape.

Address: 9 Pak Shan Wan St, Sai Kung, Hong Kong
Price: HKD1K-5.5K per night

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W Hong Kong

From fashion pop-ups to global music events, it’s always a party at the W Hong Kong. Based in busy West Kowloon, the W Hong Kong boasts the highest outdoor poolside bar in the city as well as a weekend champagne brunch and regular pool parties. Plus, there’s always plenty of fun to be had at its Woobar and Cantonese restaurant. Check-in for a weekend that’s less about the rest and more about the good times.

Best for: A party weekend.

Address: 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon Station, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Price: HKD2.5K+ per night

Head to their website for more details.

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