Hotels in Hong Kong

Hong Kong is well known for its skyscrapers that rival those in Chicago. Hong Kong's luxury Hotels are above par as well. The best-rated five-star hotels in Hong Kong are The Renaissance Harbour View Hotel and the InterContinental Hong Kong.

Just minutes from Hong Kong's business district, the Renaissance Harbour View Hotel offers beauty at all angles: its rooms give a gorgeous view of the Victoria Harbor, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. The hotel specializes in Cantonese and Italian cuisine. To party animals, the Lan Kwai Fong is less than seven minutes away; and the Hong Kong Zoological and Botanical Garden is around nine minutes on foot.

The InterContinental Hong Kong Hotel is aptly described as sophisticated. Located on the Kowloon waterfront, its suites have wide terraces, and outdoor jacuzzis. It has limousine on call for those who want have a taste of the night life.

But not all is steep in Hong Kong. The Nathan Hotel and The Harbourview Hotel are for the average traveler. The Nathan Hotel is located in Kowloon's Golden Mile and is surrounded by chic stores and restaurants. The rooms are not that lavish but they're comfortable. It has a restaurant that specializes in Cantonese and Balinese cuisine. And if you want to get around, the Jordan MTR station is a just a block away. The Harbourview, meanwhile, overlooks the Wan Chai Bay. Guests there can take a ferry ride to Kowloon.. Each room comes with modern amenities, plus a rainforest shower.

Hong Kong ranks within the top 15 economies in the world. Beginning as a trading port, Hong Kong became a colony of Britain and was handed back to China in 1997. Under China's "one country, two systems" policy Hong Kong continues to enjoy freedom in most areas.