February 15, 2018

Review: Conrad Hong Kong Twin Harbour View Suite

Conrad Hong Kong Twin Harbour View Suite


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Date of stay: January 25-26, 2018
Address: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, 518000, China
Nightly Rate: Twin Bed Deluxe Room, upgraded to Twin Harbour View Suite for 2,524.50 HKD
Area: 70 sq.m.
How to get here: Take the Airport Express from Airport Station and get off at Hong Kong Station. Take Tsuen Wan Line (or any line) from Central Station and get off at Admiralty Station. The hotel is a few minutes walk from the station.

Hotel Exterior & Entrance

Conrad Hong Kong exterior

Conrad Hong Kong

Conrad Hong Kong entrance

From the Pacific Place, you have easy access to the hotel 😉

Reception & Lobby

I love the wall design in the front desk 😉

Conrad Hong Kong concierge and lobby

The lobby is gorgeous with a nice chandelier in the center.

Conrad Hong Kong lobby

Art display near the front desk

Art display near the front desk

Check-in

We arrived at the hotel at 3:40pm and was helped by a friendly associate in the front desk. He welcomed me as a Diamond member and informed that we got an upgrade to a Twin Harbour View Suite 👍👍 We were also given the usual information about breakfast hours, etc. and a letter explaining all the Executive Benefits.


I've read some reviews of Conrad Hong Kong and learned that most Gold and Diamond members are normally escorted to the Executive Lounge to do the check-in process but honestly, it did not really matter since the upgrade we got was so generous 😉

Elevators

Conrad Hong Kong elevators

The highest floor is 61st floor 😉

Twin Harbour View Suite, 5802

Conrad Hong Kong Harbour Suite entrance

As is the norm with suites, our suite has a separate living room and bedroom. Some suites have a guest bathroom and a master bathroom while others have only a master bathroom. In our case, we had the former 👍 The guest bathroom is located immediately to your right as you enter the room.

Conrad Hong Kong guest bathroom

Conrad Hong Kong guest bathroom

The entryway leads you to the spacious living room with a work desk to the left.

Conrad Hong Kong work desk

The living room has two couches, a table ...

.. and a console with a local touch 😉

Inside the console, you'd find a flat LG TV and an impressive sound system 👍

Of course, the suite wouldn't be called Harbour View Suite if it would not offer fantastic views of Victoria Harbour. Having such a view of the harbour and Hong Kong skyline from a hotel room is truly indescribable, considering how expensive Hong Kong hotels are 😍

To the left of the living room is the bedroom, also offering harbour views 😍

Twin bed

I guess I'm sleeping with my Conrad Hong Kong bear tonight 😉

Opposite the beds was a console with a flat TV on it, and to the left beside the windows was an ottoman.

Then to the right is an arm chair, a lamp and a ceramic (I guess) side table

Conrad Hong Kong bears and duck with views of Victoria Harbour ðŸ˜

Then, there's an entryway where you'd find the minibar to the right and a large closet to the left.

Nespresso coffeemaker 👍

I love these drawers where the teabags, sugar, etc. were placed 😉

Minibar

Inside the closet were slippers, a safe, iron and ironing board, etc.

There's also an umbrella.

Past the minibar section to the right is the bathroom with dual basins 👍

The bath amenities were from Shanghai Tang which had wonderful scent.

From the Conrad Concierge App, I requested the Refinery bath amenities (which were promptly delivered)

(Again) inside the drawer were dental kits, cotton tips and shower caps.

There's also a Samsung TV that swivels so you can watch CNN while taking a bath 😉

Walk-in shower

Bathtub

Of course, there was also the lovely Conrad rubber ducky 😉

Conrad Hong Kong bathrobes (I love the gold trim and the quality of the bathrobes)

Conrad Hong Kong master toilet (in a separate room)

And yes, they do have a step-trainer equipment 👍

Welcome Amenity & Turn Down Service

Minutes after arriving to our room, a rom service staff came with some Jasmine tea 😉

Two bottles of water and Conrad bears were also delivered moments after.

As for the welcome amenity, we received a fruit basket ...

... and some pralines placed inside the drawers (again) in the evening 👍

View at Night

The view of Hong Kong skyline from our suite is simply magical 😉

We were also able to watch the Light and Music show at 7:45pm from the ICC Building which is the highest building in Hong Kong and is where the Ritz Carlton Hotel is located. Unfortunately, we missed the Symphony of Lights show at 8pm.

I was curious to see the rate of our room so I checked it on the app for a stay the following day and saw that a Harbour View Suite would cost 6,320 HKD. This is definitely the most expensive room we've stayed at 😍

Executive Lounge, 59th Floor (6:30-23:00)

Conrad Hong Kong Executive Lounge opening hours

Seating

Seating

Seating

Seating

Seating with TV

View

The view of Victoria Harbour is just fantastic 👍

Afternoon Tea (15:00-17:00)

As soon as we were seated, we were greeted by one of the waiters and asked if we wanted to drink something. That's the Conrad difference 😉

Sandwiches and desserts

The Apple Crumble tasted heavenly 😋

Coffee machine

Evening Cocktail (17:00-19:00)

Bread, chocolate dipped strawberry, homemade biscuit, etc.


There were three hot dishes including chicken yakitor, vegetable frittata plus and some quiche.

Fruits and nuts

Heineken and Tsing Tao beers

Sileni (New Zealand) and Benchmark (USA) wines

Buffet Breakfast, Garden Café (6:30-11:00)

Garden Cafe entrance

Seating

Garden Cafe seating

As soon as we were seated, one of the waiters came to ask if we wanted to have some coffee and fresh orange juice. The restaurant is on the small side but with high ceilings, it didn't feel that small.

Dining

Buffet

Salads

Cold cuts

Water, yogurt and cereals

I grew up (at least for a few years) drinking Yakult so it was cool to see them on the buffet 😉

Hot dishes

Hot dishes, pork bun and dumplings

Cooked to order noodle station

Cooked to order noodle station


Japanese section with miso soup, rice, etc.

Juices, bread, pastries

Hotel Amenities

Unfortunately, the pool was temporarily closed during our stay although guests could use the nearby Shangri-La pool if they wanted to.

24-hour Health Club

24-hour health club

Business Center

Business Center

Exploring the Area

I was still a little sick and tired (or jetlagged) at the same time so Mike and I just took a stroll along Queen's Road up to the Statue Square, and then back again to the hotel. We have been to Hong Kong a few times in the past so it was okay to stay in the neighborhood 😉

The trams of Hong Kong never grow old 😍

Trams in Hong Kong

Trams in Hong Kong

Bank of China Tower, one of the most recognizable buildings in Hong Kong

HSBC Main Building, perhaps the greatest building in Hong Kong 😉

Statue Square

CONCLUSION

Everybody who has been to Hong Kong (or has researched about it) knows how expensive hotel rooms are here. So when Mike and I heard that we were upgraded to one of their harbour view suites (I have diamond status), we were just so ecstatic 😍 But even without the room upgrade, I really believe that Conrad Hong Kong is one of the best hotels in Hong Kong based on our experience. I loved the fact that the room decoration has a local touch, with the design of the consoles (and the drawers were small items were kept) showcasing Chinese art. The bed was very comfortable so both Mike and I slept really well. It is not very often you see a step-trainer equipment inside a hotel room's bathroom so kudos to Conrad Hong Kong for such offering. Interestingly, the size of the Executive Lounge and the breakfast restaurant were on the small side, although we did not encounter any problem during our stay. Both the food offering from the lounge during the evening cocktail and breakfast at the Garden Cafe were extensive and of high quality. Also, it was nice seeing Yakult drinks for breakfast 😉 The hotel's location is also ideal as it is close to some tourist attractions like the Golden Bauhinia Square, Victoria Peak and the Hong Kong Observation Wheel. Lastly, every staff we encountered from the reception, Executive Lounge and the breakfast restaurant were all friendly and did their best to make our stay a memorable one. It might be awhile before we are back to Hong Kong again but we will definitely never forget the amazing experience we had during our stay at the Conrad Hong Kong, not to mention our upgrade to a suite worth 800 USD 😍