The Upper House | Hong Kong City
Opened in 2009, Hong Kong’s hip and luxurious Upper House is the sister hotel of Beijing’s Opposite House. Occupying floors 38 to 49 of the Pacific Place tower in Admiralty, Upper House was designed by architect Andre Fu, dubbed by Conde Nast Traveler as an “Asian design sensation.” His meticulous design is intended to evoke the intimacy and tranquility of a private home high above the hectic city. Each of the hotel’s 117 rooms, including 21 suites and two penthouses, has a harbour view or city view. Amenities in every room include an iPod Touch with custom music playlists, hotel and area information; 42-inch LCD TVs with surround sound, video-on-demand and PC, camcorder and MP3 connectivity; and choice of broadband or wireless internet.
On the property’s 49th floor, Café Gray Deluxe is helmed by chef Gray Kunz, featuring a 46-foot-long open kitchen and bar of the same length, as well as a private dining room for up to 12. Upper House’s atrium presents a 10-storey sculpture by Hiroshiwata Sawada, and each room’s decor includes a unique sandstone sculpture by Marvin Mintofang. There is also a gym with cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. Upper House is approximately 40 minutes from Chek Lap Kok International Airport.
Located from Level 38 upwards, Studio 70 rooms have harbour or island views, guests can relax and watch Hong Kong from the top view. Within the expansive studio, there’s a wonderfully comfortable king-size bed plus spa-inspired bathroom with walk-in rain shower, dressing area and limestone-clad bathtub.
Studio 80 rooms present a tranquil space of elegant space. With spa-inspired bathrooms, choose between the reinvigorating walk-in rain shower and the chance to enjoy a long soak in the deep limestone-clad, freestanding bathtub that overlooks Hong Kong’s always fascinating skylines
Take the time to enjoy the Upper Suite. Guests can relax in the comfortable bespoke furniture and be inspired by captivating views from the living room’s L-shaped sofa, window seat or deep limestone-clad free-standing bathtub. Featuring a separate bedroom with a king bed and a spa-inspired bathroom.
In the Penthouse above Hong Kong, guests can enjoy a gorgeous panorama of both harbour and city views from the living room and two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms. The space exudes modern luxury comforts and bespoke furniture, the original artworks add to the ambience of an understated cosmopolitan residence.
Bar, Business Centre, Disability Services, Laundry Service (Available), Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Bath, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Fridge, Hair Dryer, Heater, Iron / Ironing Board, Mini Bar, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Television
Airport Shuttle (Available), Babysitting Service, Room Service
Modern European dining at Cafe Gray Deluxe, the 21st Century Grand Cafe with stunning views of Victoria Harbour opened in 2009. The acclaimed restaurant is headed by Chef Gray Kunz, whose signature cuisine favours organic seasonal ingredients, drawing on a lifetime’s experience in European, Asian and American kitchens.
A handsome bar with an exceptionally good looking view, Cafe Gray Bar’s 14 metre stone bar is a welcoming spot to chat, or tuck into a private nook on the velvet and leather banquettes. Select from a notable wine and drinks list with tasty tidbits by Cafe Gray Deluxe and enjoy the compelling views of Hong Kong and Kowloon.
A secluded green space located on Level 6, The Lawn is a pleasant surprise set amid Hong Kong’s stunning architecture. A grassy respite from the city, featuring a special menu of garden bites, picnic cocktails, cold beers and half bottles of wine for guests to enjoy as they kick back and relax.
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The Opposite House | Beijing
The Opposite House is an intriguing urban hotel. The Opposite House is a striking hotel that puts you in the heart of Beijing life. Designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, the 99-room hotel mixes dramatic contemporary style with Chinese traditional designs and abundant space
With a clean and uncluttered design, Studio 45 feels spacious and airy, while the natural wood floors add a touch of warmth. Featuring a king size bed fitted with luxurious cotton bed linen.
Floor to ceiling windows in Studio 70 reveal the full extent of the strikingly simple design. A large bathroom, daybed and mood lighting system, all help to make the stay relaxing. Enjoy the panoramic view of Beijing or indulge in a range of modern luxuries, including a digital entertainment system, free wireless internet and a complimentary mini-bar.
An expansive suite of 95 square metres that promises an extremely comfortable visit. Offering privacy in the individual dining room and views of the city on the beautifully furnished personal balcony.
In a city like Beijing, having that extra bit of space is a true luxury. With generous living and bedroom areas, an individual dining space, daybeds, a private balcony and a personal Jacuzzi, Studio 115 promises an experience that is far beyond the ordinary.
Spreading over two spacious floors and a large roof terrace, the Penthouse’s full range of amenities and facilities meet every need. Cook up in the pantry kitchen, take a long soak in the deep oak bathtub or daydream by the shallow reflecting pools connecting the indoor and outdoor area.
Bar, Disability Services, Gym, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Pool, Restaurant, Secure Parking, Spa
Air Conditioning, Complimentary Wi-Fi, Heater, Iron / Ironing Board, Laundry Service (Available), Safe
Room Service, Travel Desk
Designed by internationally-recognised restaurateur Alan Yau, Jing Yaa Tang presents a selection of dishes inspired by the famous Beijing roast duck, as well as a wide range of regional favourites across China. Using the finest ingredients and expertly executed, savour authentic Chinese cuisine at its best.
Enjoy creatively refined dishes bursting with flavours from across the Mediterranean region, prepared in the open kitchen with exclusively sourced, seasonal ingredients. Complete meals with fine wines from the extensive collection and soak up the atmosphere around the cosy, wood-fired ovens.
Enjoy casual dining throughout the day in a spacious naturally lit setting. Sample international favourites presented with a modern twist.
A city bar with an extensive wine list, highly original cocktails and an eclectic bar menu, Mesh is the place to be. Soak up the atmosphere, recharge after a hard day and simply have some fun while listening to the DJ’s selection of chilled music.
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The PuLi Hotel and Spa Shanghai | Shanghai
The PuLi Hotel & Spa is a stylish hotel centrally located in Shanghai’s Jing’An district. It is an ideal destination for travelers who want to be in midst of the action but based in a serene setting. The hotel’s striking interiors of polished tile floors, sumptuous silk wall coverings and contemporary furniture, are accented by reproductions of ancient Chinese household items. The hotel’s Anantara Spa offers a series of tea based treatments using green, white, rose and chrysanthemum teas that are developed especially for the hotel. An ambiance of Zen prevails in the guest rooms, many of which overlook leafy Jing’An Park, a green oasis in the midst of Shanghai.
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