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“It's okay....nice design but too small for 2 people (in a standard room)”

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Lan Kwai Fong Hotel
Ranked #107 of 719 Hotels in Hong Kong
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Adelaide, Australia
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“It's okay....nice design but too small for 2 people (in a standard room)”
Reviewed 25 February 2011

Stay:
7 days

Room size (APPROX. less than 160sq feet):
We're used large spaces and therefore it really felt crammed (i guess most hong kong hotel rooms are). Bathroom definitely not fit for 2 people to be in and they should have made slidding door entry insteat of open in and out which is a pain of getting in and out of the bathrooms.
Nice design for the bathroom though and seems clean.

Room comfort:
No heater in the ducted air conditioning but thank god they provide a heater or else it will be freezing in winter.
Comfortable room and nice design.

Service:
Efficient and fast.
Helpful in providing directions around hongkong especially a guy name RObert Chung.
Friendliness of staff wouldn't be the best for some of the staff there.

Location: Pretty convenient. Just need to know your way around hong kong and its pretty close to everywhere.
Haven't tried other hong kong hotels yet to give comparison.

Overall rating: 6/10

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 January 2011

This is typical Hong Kong hotels, the rooms are just fit to sleep and two luggage. The hotel location is near to Lan Kwai Fong where lots of bars and restaurants. It is walking distance to Central Shopping malls (M&S, Gucci, LV , etc). It is quite hard to remember the location of the Hotel because it lies within kind of labyrinth and we got lost on the way back to the hotel on the second day trip. We stopped the taxi to get us back but the taxi also gave up provided the driver has already called the hotel reception. Nevertheless, the receptionist are all very friendly and kind and helpful in providing us direction of certain places we asked. Hotel also provides shuttle bus to train station (airport express). 7 eleven is just across the street and some chinesse restaurants are 1 minute walking distance. There are two nearest MTR: seung wan and central.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 24 January 2011

The location of this hotel is good. Short walk to mid levels and to the MTR but enough of a distance from the bars to be quiet.

The rooms are very small but with nice decoration and definitely mroe intersting that the average business hotel in Hong Kong. It was 10 degrees centigrade and lower the weekend we stayed here and the rooms had no heating which made it quite chilly at night. I wouldn't choose to stay here in winter again.

We also had a problem with the room service breakfast which was late, cold and missing a lot of the ordered items. The breakfast served in the restaurant was not very good either so i'd recommend a walk to one of the many cafes in Soho as an alternative to eating at this hotel.

  • Stayed December 2010, travelled with friends
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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 19 January 2011

Summary: If you want to stay in a central location on Hong Kong island and don't mind a tiny room, this hotel is for you.

Location: The hotel is located a ten minute walk from Lan Kwai Fong, not in LFK. That said, it is very centrally located. There is a chain of escalators that cut through the center of HK island and allow you to easily access all the most important parts of the island, such as LKF, Soho, IFC and the Star Ferry. The hotel is a five minute walk from the escalator.

Facilities: The rooms are truly tiny. There is a restaurant, bar and gym on the premises, none of which I used. There are a ton of really good restaurants and bars in the vicinity.

Service: Decent. They transfered us to the Airport Express for free on the morning that we departed, which I appreciated.

Other: The WIFI prices were extortionary.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 January 2011

First room was small and smelly, I wasn’t aware that there were smoking rooms and had not been given the option of not getting one. The staff really tried to find a other room that was not smelly and had the requested harbour view – they didn’t manage that night (it was evening) but they did the next day, even though I only had two nights there. Harbour view is a sliver between some other buildings so not really worth worrying about – rooms are small but this is Hong Kong and large rooms come with large prices. Overall the hotel was reasonable, if unexceptional and perhaps not quite as good as some write ups suggest.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled solo
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Ningbo, China
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Reviewed 6 January 2011

First of all, exceptionally i asked my secretary to take care of the booking, i asked for LKF and i got Lan kwai Fong Hotel, i spoked with other guests that made same mistake, according to reception is a very common mistake.
For the rest, and to give you an example my own bathroom is bigger thant the room i got, and i sleep with foots out of the bed, due to small size, bkf is good but irrelevant, even for HKG the hotel is far overpriced 1800 HKG per night.

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  • Stayed December 2010, travelled on business
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 4 January 2011

You can immediately tell that room is scarce in Hong Kong. Full of high rises the Lan Kwai Fong Hotel fits in perfectly with its 33 floors. I was first shocked by the small size of the rooms but then realised that this is probably quite common in the city. Apart from the size, the room was tastefully decorated, as shown on the website. Big plus: location in the Central district - only a short walk away from restaurants and bars; extremely friendly staff at reception and in the restaurant/bar.
A friend I travelled with had been to HK several times before and consideres this hotel a great place to stay compared to other places in this price range.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled with friends
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Property: Lan Kwai Fong Hotel
Address: No.3 Kau U Fong, Central, Hong Kong, China
Region: China > Hong Kong > Sheung Wan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#72 Family Hotel in Hong Kong
#79 Romantic Hotel in Hong Kong
#89 Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong
#98 Business Hotel in Hong Kong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Lan Kwai Fong Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 162
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Awards winning boutique hotel in Central near the trendy dining and nightlife area of SoHo and Lan Kwai Fong, close to MTR & Macau Ferry Terminal, within walking distance to premier offices and designers shopping. Rooms with oriental décor, free WIFI and mobile for free IDD calls to 7 countries. BreeZe Lounge provides complimentary coffee and tea with snacks throughout the day and happy hour with free house wine at 5-8pm daily. Guests can enjoy privilege in neighbourhood shops and restaurants e.g. D-mop, Y-3, Vivienne Tam, Momotaro, Sohofama, b yourself cafe etc. ... more   less 
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