The Pen as they call it has gone through a $30 million refurbishment and its new look, easily gives it the tag of one of the finest hotels in Hongkong. The bulk of these upgrades were in guest room technology, with a focus on comfort, convenience and ease of use.
Built in 1928, the Peninsula Hong Kong hotel has been the playground of governor’s and mandarins; diplomats and powerbrokers for over a century. Since the premium property owns a large fleet of Rolls Royces’ – it’s only fair to say that the Peninsula Hong Kong has been engraved out as the most luxurious stay in town by competitors.
The selection of eateries in the luxurious hotel is quite impressive in style as well as quality. While fine dining at the Philippe Starck designed Felix offers stunning views of the city skyline, upscale Cantonese at Spring Moon and classic French at Gaddi’s is a food connoisseurs’ hub; although the most unique of all, Chesa, serving Swiss alpine classics like spaetzle, raclette and fondue is a personal favourite.
The majestic suite offers one of the most comfortable living experiences with a private living room, palatial bedrooms, bathrooms, a gym and a cinematic screening room. Rooms feature double – height ceilings and stunning views of Hongkong.
A grand 10 seater dining room adorns the beautifully styled living room. Rich tones and exotic upholstery blend elegantly with the classic living room furnishings to create an elegantly designed suite.
The suite may have only one master bedroom but can be converted to a seven-bedroom spread with adjoining rooms. Since many of the visitors to the suite are diplomats and heads of state, both the CIA and M15 were consulted on the design to ensure maximum security.
Area: 377 sq m / 4,111 sq ft
Cost: $18,000 per night
Occupancy: 3 persons
Location: Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Why would you want to splurge on it?
Of course, there is a reason the suite is one of the most coveted in the Far East. A stay at this suite entitles you to direct access to the hotel’s helipad, 24-hour butler and a Rolls-Royce on standby.
The Peninsula Hong Kong
Salisbury Road, Kowloon
Hong Kong, SAR