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Whenever people think of Hong Kong, typically three things pop into their minds: skyscrapers, shopping and...food. As a trading and cultural crossroads for centuries, Hong Kong is a chaotic melting pot of tones, textures and traditions best navigated by your taste buds. From hawker food to Michelin stars and everything in between, the Fragrant Harbour remains one of Asia’s most captivating foodscapes.
Fluffy Buns & Hidden Treasures Yum Cha, literally ‘to drink tea’, is a fundamental part of Cantonese culture. It’s a chance for family and friends to come together over porcelain cups of Chinese tea and tiny dishes called dim sum, to gossip, laugh and catch up. From construction workers pulling apart fluffy steamed char siu buns, through to bankers feasting on delicate har gow dumplings over a contract signing, yum cha successfully transcends the social boundaries and hierarchies that dominate so much of Asian culture. It’s also one of the most recognisable meals for visitors to seek out. In Hong Kong, there are lots of unique ways to enjoy yum cha. In Stanley Street, at the heart of Central, Luk Yu is an esteemed – and infamous, as it was once the scene of a high profile triad murder – traditional tea house that has been serving the city’s tea drinkers since 1933. Known for its Art Deco stylings and colonial-esque pomp, only loyal, long-term customers have the privilege to dine downstairs in the unofficially reserved dining room, leaving visitors climbing the stairs to the second floor for steaming sui mei parcels, rice congee with ‘century’ egg, and lo mei gai, chicken and rice steamed in a lotus leaf. From the intimate couple’s booths and wood panelling to the marble tabletops and the ancient staff – many of whom have worked here for decades – Luk Yu is as close as you can get to authentic yum cha as it once was. It’s a bit of a contrast to Tim Ho Wan, the world’s cheapest Michelin-starred restaurant. Awarded one star in the 2012 Michelin line up, Tim Ho Wan is located in an unassuming street in Mongkok, a thriving, heaving entertainment and shopping district in Kowloon, far from the limelight such an accolade would usually afford. And that’s the beauty; yes you might have to wait for up to four hours to get a coveted seat within this tiny dumpling canteen, but the dim sum dishes, created by former Four Seasons master Mak Pui Gor are positively indulgent. If you listen carefully over the din of Mongkok by morning and the grumbles of those still queuing outside, you just might hear a sign as the signature char siu pork buns fall apart in a cloud of steam and sweet aroma. For more elegant surrounds, head for Hong Kong Island and the Four Seasons Hong www.jetsetter.hk
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Kong, home to the three-starred Lung King Heen, a stunning Chinese restaurant renowned for the quality of its dim sum (after all it’s where Mak Pui Gor cut his teeth). Complemented by captivating harbour views, the decadent menu is laced with gourmet dishes, from baked goose ‘puffs’, and lobster and scallop dumplings, to siew yuk roasted pork belly, and pan-fried rice rolls with a coveted home-made XO sauce. Talk of the Town Whereas once all the stellar restaurants in Hong Kong could be found in luxury hotels, increasingly the best spots for fine wining and dining are a little harder to track down. Hong Kong Island has some of the highest rents in the world, pushing would-be restauranteurs away from Central and Soho, and into peripheral locales like Wan Chai and Sheung Wan. In the slightly cheaper confines of new foodie precincts, chefs and restauranteurs are creating – or in some cases recreating – culinary icons that become destinations unto themselves. Star Street in Wan Chai, and its sister laneways Sun and Moon, were named for the city’s first electric street lamps. Now, huddled between towering, weathered apartment blocks, one of the city’s most exciting foodie nooks is evolving. The modern Spanish leanings of The Principle, which recently received its first Michelin nod, is one of Star Street’s stand outs. A Canary Island native who honed his skills at some of Spain’s top eateries, chef Jonay Armas has created an ingredient-driven menu that is part home cooking, part molecular homage, and is laced with new techniques and palate-swooning combinations. If you’re not in a hurry, your taste buds will thank you for trying Armas’ degustation, with the likes of slow poached free range egg with cepes and black truffle; and juicy suckling pig with tangy lemon purée. For dessert a violet sponge with honeycomb and a pistachio purée, is a sweet yet peculiar touch to a dining experience which seduces the palate and tempts – rather than ravishes – the senses. Down the road, Chez Patrick, once a stalwart of the Central dining scene, has moved east, setting up in new dig and giving itself much needed room to breath in the process. The new Queen’s Road East location features soaring ceilings, muted tones punctuated with hand-painted gold wallpaper, bespoke furniture and and intimate www.jetsetter.hk
lighting. Culinary elements of the former venue remain, with signature dishes like the smoked trio of foie gras, salmon and yoghurt; and fresh tuna carpaccio with pastis and lime, found on a dedicated signature menu. But a host of new selections, including marinated Hokkaido scallops with watercress and wasabi dressing; French ‘’Charolais’’ beef fillet with dauphinois gratin; and a mild ginger and orange zest comfit soufflé are winning over a host of new diners thanks to chef Patrick’s clean, fresh and innovative take on provincial French cuisine. Down the road, local hotelier Yenn Wong has teamed up with celebrity chef Jason Atherton to open 22 Ships, a chic street side tapas joint that has been turning heads across town. “22 Ships is meant to be a bit of good fun,” says Atherton. “I personally love the idea of good food in a casual environment. I think Hong Kong already has some great five star fine dining restaurants and really the trend right now is the hip neighbourhood venue.” Prepare to queue for a coveted perch at this intimate 32-seat
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venue, but we assure you it’s worth the wait, with a playful menu of para picar, or small bites, including smoked bone marrow with onion jam and relish butter; scallop ceviche with a zesty yuzu dressing; and char grilled Ibérico pork and foie gras burgers. Look for the likes of olive oil brioche, chocolate ganache and the ‘PBJ’ made from peanut ice cream, blue fruit and salted peanut caramel for dessert. From street side to new heights, and the avant-garde cuisine of Paco Roncero, who has opened View 62, the city’s only revolving restaurant. The high flying Spanish master’s intelligent, innovative and thoroughly artistic nouvelle cuisine is right at home here, amidst elegant interiors by Ricky Hung Wai Lung of Un Design. Chef Tasting menus are available each evening and are guaranteed to have you captivated as enthralling, thoroughly artistic creations are served with precision. Dishes like the XXI Century Omelette, layers of slow-cooked onion and creamy egg yolk sabayon; and the Carbonara Egg Nest of wispy beef consommé noodles holding a frozen egg shell of bacon cream, offer a sensory journey; a visual symphony of complex, multi-layered flavours that has diners nibbling, poking and marvelling. Across town, on the cusp of Sheung Wan, you’ll discover a deliciously contrasting affair at the aptly named Salted Pig. The homecooking restaurant is the newest innovation by the Shore Group, owners of the successful Shore steak restaurant-cum-cocktail lounge in the same building. The Salted Pig is all about the humble hog, combining authentic, European provincial fare with a rustic chic design persona that features tables at one end, and deep booths at the other, perfect for bouts of carnivoric camaraderie. The restaurant’s designers have done a good job converting an office building into a scene from River Cottage, with the use of beaten enamel pots and pans, traditional tin-style plates and plenty of timber accents. The surrounds prepare diners for the likes of Ploughman’s Platters piled with homemade pork terrine, pickles and prosciutto; massive pork tenderloin stuffed with dried plums, pine nuts, sage, sausage and walnuts; or the slightly spicy “Rub n’ Tickle” sous-vide pork belly, all of which are crowd pleasers. Seek and You Shall Find You’ll also find plenty of comfort food hidden away in Hong Kong’s community of private kitchens. Traditionally homes that moonlight as restaurants, the private kitchen scene now has as many faces as there are cuisines and innovative chefs to cook them. TBLS, an innovative 18-seat hideaway in Central, is the creation of Vietnamese American chef Que Vinh Dang, who, in true private kitchen style, serves up ever-changing tasting menus in one coveted sitting. “Private kitchens are a good way to go for chefs who want to cook what they’ve always wanted to cook, but don’t have the budget to start a proper restaurant,” says Dang, who changes his menu monthly. “Diners are always on the lookout for new and interesting places to eat, and private kitchens offer that element of curiosity.” At TBLS guests wait with baited breath for the next issue, but at other private kitchens, groups of dinners might not even initially notice the service over the revelry. One such place is Le Marron in Causeway Bay, where tables of all sizes, manned by a hodge-podge of secondhand antique dining chairs, are divided by bed sheets, creating a venue that’s half eatery and half shadow puppet show. Simplistic yet sumptuous Provencal-styled cuisine proves popular with groups celebrating within their candlelit, bed sheet setting. Another crowd pleaser hidden away in Sheung Wan is Magnolia, home to the city’s best Cajun cooking. Dinner starts with cocktails in the kitchen as staff put the finishing touches on racks of ribs, fluffy corn bread, heaped bowls of jambalaya and rich, heady gumbo. The the actual meal takes place in private rooms upstairs. No corkage at many private kitchens, including Le Marron and Magnolia, mean wine lovers can play mixand-match with a few bottles from the local wine shop, and the spiced pumpkin and pecan pies served as dessert leave a very sweet palate for any Hong Kong-bound foodie.
Essentials Luk Yu Tea House, 24-26 Stanley St, Central, Tel: +852 2523 5464 Tim Ho Wan, 2-20 Kwong Wa Street, Mongkok, Tel: +852 2332 2896 Lung King Heen, Four Seasons Hong Kong, 8 Finance St, Central, Tel: +852 3196 8888; www.fourseasons.com
The Principle, 9 Star Street, Wan Chai, Tel: +852 2563 3444, www.theprincipal.com.hk
Chez Patrick, 2/F Garden East, 222 Queens Road East, Wan Chai, Tel: +852 2541 1401; www.chezpatrick.com
22 Ships, 22 Ship Street, Wan Chai, Tel: +852 2555 0722; www.22ships.hk
View 62, 62/F, Hopewell Centre, Queens Rd East, Tel: +852 2574 6262; www.view62.com
The Salted Pig, 2F, L Place, 139 Queen’s Road, Central, Hong Kong; Tel: +852 2870 2323; www.thesaltedpig.com.hk
TBLS, 7F, 31 Hollywood Road, Central, Tel: +852 2544 3433; www.tbls-kitchenstudio.com
Ta Pantry, Flat C, 1/F, Moonstar Court, 2D Star St, Wan Chai, Tel: +852 2521 8121
Magnolia, Shop 5, G/F, 17 Po Yan Street, Sheung Wan, Tel: +852 2530 9880, www.magnolia.hk
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8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong Telephone: +852 3196 8228 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Website: www.fsphk.com
Guests are promised a luxurious home away from home living experience
ver the past two decades, serviced apartments and their features have become increasingly more luxurious and sophisticated, particularly within Hong Kong and other Asian cities. One of the most established serviced suite hotels in Hong Kong is Four Seasons Place. It is situated next to the Four Seasons Hotel at the impressive and well-known International Finance Center and mall. This project was the first of the Four Seasons Resorts to include a complex of serviced hotel suites. With panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Kowloon on the opposite shore, and as part of the ifc complex, Four Seasons Place has a prominent Central waterfront location with a comprehensive transport system at hand. It is directly connected to Hong Kong’s International Airport via the Airport Express, while the rest of Hong Kong is within easy reach via
the highly efficient MTR system. Proximity to the cross-harbour Star Ferry, a public transport interchange hub, taxi stands, dedicated VIP drop-off areas and ferries to outlying islands all offer a variety of transport options for guests. With one of the most vibrant cities as its backdrop, Four Seasons Place is located at the heart of a cosmopolitan lifestyle. The energy charged atmosphere of Lan Kwai Fong and Soho entertainment districts are nearby, along with a variety of shopping, fine dining and art attractions in the Central district. Just minutes from the doorstep of Four Seasons Place, the ifc mall provides a convenient hub of popular entertainment options. Guests are also able to access the Four Seasons Hotel for even more dining and socialising options. There are over 500 suites on offer ranging from studios (547 sq.ft.) to three-bedroom suites (1,867 sq.ft.), and Penthouses including private pools and terraces with picturesque harbour views. Created by world renowned designers, suites feature elegant yet contemporary interiors with extensive in-room provisions, including Sealy Pillow-top mattresses, high speed broadband internet, Blu-ray player, 5.1 Bose home entertainment system, iPod dock, 46-inch IPTV and LCD TV in bathroom.
There are more than 100HD movies, across all genres for the IPTV system provided at Four Seasons Place, and the guests can purchase movies eligible for all ages. English, Chinese and Japanese are available, as well as flight arrivals and departures information and the World Time clock for guests’ convenience. To maintain a high standard of living for guests, elite facilities are provided to ensure they can rest and escape the hectic Hong Kong street life. Guests can enjoy themselves at the rooftop heated pool, jacuzzi and sauna, 24-hour gym, Laundromat, personal storage space, multi-purpose function room, as well as a reading room with internet access and children’s playroom. Guests are offered personalized services including Orientation Specialists and exclusive 24-hour multilingual concierge services, housekeeping services, 24-hour in-room fine dining service, limousine pick up service and free shuttle service to/from Hong Kong Station (Airport Express). Orientation Specialists are on hand to organize social gatherings for guests – from ceramic workshops to cultural events, cooking classes and heritage walks. At Four Seasons Place, guests are promised a prestigious and incomparable “center of attention” living experience.
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The perfect home away from home, The HarbourView Place, offers a stylish and sophisticated living experience
he HarbourView Place is a true stand out from the crowd, not only because of the one of a kind view it offers, but because of its prime location with superb transportation network which exudes sophistication and style. To its advantage, The HarbourView Place is Hong Kong’s tallest serviced suite hotel, offering new levels of luxury for visitors and expatriates to the city. Positioned within Kowloon’s emerging vivacious eastern hub, The HarbourView Place showcases all that exudes quality within luxury serviced suite hotels, complimented by the stunning skyline across Victoria Harbour with Four Seasons Place on the opposite shore. The geographical location is also one of the key attractions for guests, with the complex located within a stone’s throw from one of
the most extensive and efficient transportation hubs in the world. Perfectly positioned on the 50th to 70th floors of the Cullinan II, one of the twin towers of the ICC megalopolis, neighbouring The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong and W Hong Kong, The HarbourView Place is above the MTR/AEL Kowloon Station and is only a threeminute train ride from Central and just a 20 minute ride to Hong Kong International Airport. The HarbourView Place offers a range of 266 serviced suites, including
studios, studio deluxes, one-bedroom suites, one-bedroom deluxes, twobedroom suites, three-bedroom suites and presidential suites, ranging from 464 to 3,270 sq.ft., with unbeatable 180 and 270 degree views of the city. Renowned designers have played a key role in creating contemporary interiors, featuring a variety of stylish and comfortable furnishings. Personalized services and amenities are on offer for guests’ convenience, including 24-hour multilingual concierge service, Guests Liaison Specialists,
a heated rooftop pool and jacuzzi on the 76/F, lounge, gymnasium, multipurpose function room, reading corner with internet access and a Laundromat. At The HarbourView Place there is a strong focus on guests’ immediate needs with staff ensuring that every minor detail has been taken care of. To enhance guests’ luxury living experience, extensive in-room provisions include pillow top Sealy mattress, wide screen LCD TV, DVD player, stereo speaker and LCD TV in bathroom, Nespresso coffee maker, washer and
dryer, KEF 5.1 home theatre system with iPod dock and a fully equipped kitchenette, including a microwave oven, refrigerator, induction hob, electric kettle, toaster, glasswares, tablewares and utensils. Guests Liaison Specialists are on hand to host cultural and social activities, such as heritage walks, coffee cupping classes, floral arranging and Chinese tea appreciation classes. These activities allow guests to get together and learn more about the local traditional culture.
Since a growing number of executives and professionals are relocating to Hong Kong due to the financial industry recovering globally, newlyrelocated expatriates find it extremely convenient and comfortable to settle down in the HarbourView Place luxury serviced suites. Always caring the guests’ needs and paying attention to even the smallest of details, The HarbourView Place epitomizes the ultimate luxury living experience, offering guests a hassle-free stay “home away from home” feeling.
Atop MTR/AEL Kowloon Station, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon, Hong Kong Enquiry: +852 3178 8000 E-mail: email@example.com Website: www.harbourviewplace.com
Exhilarating harbour views complement world-class amenities and the unparalleled address that is H ong Kong’s Gateway Apartments
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OCATION, location, location is the battle cry of real estate agents around the world, but it is also the watchword of elite travellers and busy professionals looking to find a home in a new city. With Hong Kong a busy hub for tourists and business travellers, the quest for convenient accommodation can be frantic. The Gateway Apartments in Tsim Sha Tsui provides a residential oasis offering world-class service, generous living spaces in the city. The Gateway Apartments offers discerning guests a place where comfort, luxury, gastronomy and service are the highest priorities. Situated on 14 floors within two towers – Sutton Court and Hampton Court of the impressive Harbour City, Hong Kong’s most vibrant shopping mall, the Gateway Apartments comprises 499 elegantlyappointed apartments and represent one of Hong Kong’s most coveted addresses.
A wide range of apartment types are available, offering plenty of choices for Residents and an easy option for hassle-free living. Apartment sizes range from 712sqft Studios to 2,931sqft 3-Bedroom Penthouse units. The Gateway Apartments exude their own unique personality, and lavish Italian-style furniture and warm textured fabrics come standard in each apartment, while decorative touches are added by hand-picked artwork by local and international artists. The spacious bathrooms, magnificent in their own right, also feature spectacular harbour views, large bath tubs and high-powered massage shower heads. Residents staying in the exclusive three-bedroom Penthouse suites can also enjoy the luxury of an in-room whirlpool. The apartments’ kitchens are the envy of every professional Chef and are fully equipped and leave nothing to be desired. With the addition of fine bone China
and cutlery, and Nespresso Coffee Machines, entertaining becomes effortless. The Gateway Apartments’ multi-lingual Concierge team is renowned for its service excellence and available to help with any request. Professional housekeeping staff always, ensure that the apartments are in pristine condition at all times, while top-notch security ensures peace of mind. More than just a lavish address, the Gateway Apartments also affords its Residents a unique lifestyle choice. Residents have access to the exclusive Pacific Club, located within a stone-throw away, to enjoy full use of the Club’s exceptional facilities, including indoor and outdoor tennis courts, a heated swimming pool, state-of-the-art gymnasium, and separate mens’ and ladies’ spas. An extensive reciprocal club network of over 100 quality clubs around the world is also available, meaning the quality
and lifestyle of The Gateway Apartments follows Residents wherever they go. The Pacific Club also includes a Children’s Playroom, making every child’s dream come true. It provides endless amounts of fun with slides, a climbing wall and a full schedule of exciting activities like Kung Fu, tennis, swimming and arts and crafts. In addition to its excellent location, abundant amenities and fantastic accommodation, the Gateway Apartments is committed to providing a green living environment for Resi-
dents. The buildings are equipped with one of Hong Kong’s most advanced solar thermal heating systems, and last year the apartments adopted a new filtration and sterilizing system for flush water which will reduce the disposal of 2.4 tons of chemical liquid per year. Other environmental measures include electronic job dispatch system to reduce paper usage, a stateof-the-art air filtration system and comprehensive waste-reduction policies. This long-standing commitment to green living has been recognised and rewarded nu-
merous times over the years, with the latest accolade being the Gold Award at the ‘2012 Hong Kong Awards for Environmental Excellence (HKAEE) – Sectoral Awards’, which is Hong Kong’s top honour for outstanding performance, long-term commitment and dedicated efforts to environmental excellence. Providing comfort, convenience, security and style, The Gateway Apartments provides the ideal residence for families and business executives alike.
www.gatewayapartments.com.hk Tel: (852) 2119 3000 • Fax: (852) 2119 3088
hether a recent arrival to Hong Kong, a business traveller or visitor, finding the ideal place to stay during your city sojourn can be a daunting task, but your search will be over as soon as you step into Hong Kong Parkview. Offering a complete lifestyle, you’ll find sumptuous apartments, world-class facilities and a welcoming community at one of Hong Kong’s most coveted addresses. Boasting over 200 sumptuously-appointed suites in a range of configurations, the apartments at Hong Kong Parkview are a great choice for individual travellers, recently relocated families, and everyone in between. Spacious and well-designed, the apartments offer residents some of the best living spaces in Hong Kong. Studio apartments start at 770sqft and include everything from ensuite bathrooms and modern kitchenettes to separate living and bedroom areas, while at the larger end, three-bedroom apartments begin at a roomy 2,010sqft and are perfect for family living. The premier residential spaces in Hong Kong, the exquisite
Presidential Suites are available in two to four-bedroom plus study configurations ranging from 1,304sqft to 3,273sqft. Complete with maid quarters, and expansive living spaces, some of these pet-friendly suites even come with private balconies from where residents can enjoy mountain, garden or city views. The Parkview’s deluxe and standard rooms offer comfort and convenience, whether you’re just visiting the city or here on business. The standard rooms, ranging in size from 254sqft to 336sqft, are intimate spaces boasting regal interiors and are suitable for business travellers. Starting from 460sqft, the newly renovated deluxe rooms feature contemporary interiors and elegant living and dining spaces, and are well-suited to new arrivals to Hong Kong. Whichever suite you pick, you can be assured that you will revel in sumptuous décor and rich furnishings. The apartments are designed with an East meets West aesthetic that includes restored antiques, hand-picked furniture, and pieces from a
Hong Kong Parkview offers a complete lifestyle for visitors and residents, from luxurious suites, and a full-service spa and resort, to a range of dining options and concierge services.
specially-curated art collection. Technology is an integral part of the apartments, which feature state of the art appliances in the kitchen, entertainment gadgetry like iPod docking stations and satellite television in the lounge, and high-speed wireless internet. Completing the lavish feel of the apartments are the creature comforts infused throughout. From the plush carpets which line the floors and the beds decked out with luxurious linens and goose down duvets, to the pristine marble bathrooms, every effort has been made to ensure total comfort. But Hong Kong Parkview is more than just a residential option; it’s a statement-making lifestyle choice. The Spa and Resort offers members and residents access to a comprehensive selection of fitness and sporting amenities, including all-weather tennis courts, squash courts, and facilities for basketball, badminton and table tennis. The complex features a sophisticated and technologically advanced fitness centre, which is also one of the biggest private gyms in Hong Kong. Decked out with the best resistance and cardio equipment available, the centre offers residents the ability to work out under the supervision of knowledgeable instructors and personal trainers. Facilities extend much further than the gym, however. There are jogging tracks that weave through the property’s manicured gardens, a rock climbing area, a Games Zone for teenagers, the indoor Roman Baths, and outdoor swimming pools. If that’s not enough, a full schedule of classes, everything from martial arts and tennis to dance and art, are a great way to meet other residents in a fun, interactive environment. The latest health offering at Parkview is the physiotherapy section. Operated in conjunction with MyoActive clinics, certified professional therapists offer physiotherapy appointments, as well as myotherapy and clinical pilates.
An array of fantastic restaurants adds to Parkview’s lifestyle options. Ming Yuen serves authentic Cantonese cuisine like dim sum and regional and seasonal specialties like Peking duck, while Teppanyaki turns the humble Japanese steakhouse into an interactive fine-dining experience, and European food paired with great wines is the focus of George’s, a rustic, intimate restaurant. For more casual dining, the Teahouse provides a great spot for international cuisine and tea amid one of the city’s most lauded art collections, and on weekends, Oasis is the place to be. The only poolside-dining option at Parkview, it provides residents a chance to mingle over Saturday barbecues and Sunday brunches. All this is accentuated by a full complement of services which make Hong Kong Parkview an even more convenient choice. Whether it’s a last minute babysitter, valet service, limo transfers, or a large scale event, a knowledgeable concierge team is on hand to organise whatever you may need. Offering a full lifestyle dressed in comfort, convenience and style, Hong Kong Parkview is your perfect Hong Kong address.
Address: 88 Tai Tam Reservoir Road, Hong Kong Tel.:
+852 2812 3456
Website: www.hongkongparkview.com Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
A collaboration between Hong Kong’s ChinaChem Group and renowned London architects Foster and Partners, The Lily is one of Hong Kong’s most coveted residential addresses, and an ideal option for short or long term stays in the city.
he award-winning residential property exudes elegance, modernity and convenience in every detail. The four towers that make up the complex are stunning convex steel and glass structures that soar above the exclusive locale of Repulse Bay, and in the lobby, residents and guests are welcomed by a piece of bespoke metal artwork by Chinese sculptor Danny Lee. As well as the 100 serviced and residential apartments, the property provides a plethora of convenient amenities such as a 24-hour concierge service, a shuttle service to the centre of the city and a high level of security. Situated off Repulse Bay Road, The Lily also affords easy access to good schools, fine dining, luxury shopping, and the waterfront eateries and trendy bars at nearby Stanley, just 10 minutes away.
Apartments at The Lily are opulent, spacious and beautifully-appointed, making a stay of any duration an absolute delight. Cooking and entertaining couldn’t be easier here, with each apartment featuring modern kitchens which are a study in German engineering. German brand Pggenpohl designed the pristine kitchens, and Gaggenau, also from Germany, has fitted them out with cuttingedge appliances. In the sprawling living areas, floor to ceiling windows open up the space and offer breathtaking views of the South China Sea or lush mountains.
For shorter stays, The Lily’s 34 serviced apartments offer a convenient home away from home. Starting from 1816sqft twobedroom plus study spaces and ranging up to sweeping 3924sqft penthouses, the serviced
apartments are elegant, spacious, and feature only the most luxurious fixtures. Bulgari amenities sit on the bathroom counters, while in the bedroom, king and queen sized beds are covered with feather down duvets and made up with pillows selected from an extensive pillow menu. Technophiles will feel right at home here with high-speed wifi, 52-inch HD televisions with cable access, 5.1 surround sound systems and iPod docking stations. An added benefit, the 6-time weekly maid service that comes with the apartments means that you will always be ready to welcome guests. The 66 other apartments at The Lily are exclusive residential units. While the kitchens have been fitted out in the same modern style as the serviced apartments, the residential units have purposely been kept largely unfurnished in order to give you the opportunity to make your own mark on these sumptuous apartments. The residential units begin at 3545sqft and come in threebedroom duplex or four-bedroom simplex configurations. The pièce de résistance, however, is the 8000sqft, 2-storey Sky Light penthouse. Along with all the luxuries and amenities offered by the other apartments, the lavish penthouse boasts two expansive terraces and spectacular sea views. The most breathtaking feature, however, is the penthouse’s second floor ceiling, which is made almost entirely of glass. This striking architectural feature allows the apartment to be bathed in sun during the day, and affords wondrous views of the star-studded sky at night. But The Lily is much more than just a residence, it offers an entire way of life. The Lily’s resident’s club promises hours of entertainment and activity for the whole family. Kids can run around at the indoor and outdoor playgrounds, play games at the kids’ internet zone, or splash around at the play pool under the watchful eye of a lifeguard. Meanwhile, parents can relax at the indoor pool, complete with designer deck chairs and an elegant waterfall flowing from the glass atrium, or stay fit at the state of the art gym which features the high-quality free weights and resistance and cardio equipment. Whether you choose to make The Lily your temporary Hong Kong base or your permanent home, you will enjoy all the comfort and convenience of one of Hong Kong’s most exclusive address.
129 Repulse Bay, Hong Kong Website: www.thelily.com.hk
Tel: 852 2846 5777 • Fax: 852 2877 5458 E-mail: email@example.com
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