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Old 3rd May 2009, 23:39
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Hong Kong

Going to Hong Kong on a business trip and my work has booked the excelsor in Hong Kong Island anybody got any opinions on the hotel
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Old 5th May 2009, 01:23
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Have stayed at the Excelsior many times, and would say that it is pretty good. Rooms are sometimes not the most spacious, but I think that is pretty standard in HKG. The hotel bar (the Dickens) is fine for a couple of beers, and you are within about a 20min walk of Wan Chai, or an easy cab/MTR ride to Lan Kwai Fong. Plenty of good restaurants and shopping in the immediate area.

If you are sleeping in while jetlagged, prepare to be woken up with a jolt when the noon-day gun goes off!

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Old 6th May 2009, 07:18
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The Dickens bar does a good curry lunch buffet too - and there is TOTT in the same hotel which gets good reviews. I've had several guests stay there with no complaints.
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Old 4th Jun 2009, 12:19
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re Hong Kong

Afternoon guys,just got bk in on the redeye fm HKG this morning,excellent
service fm VS as usual,me and a mate stayed at THE Marriot at Hong Kong
airport,and must say wonderful views,very good service,its got train service
from expo centre adjoining the hotel,golf course,some nice restaurants,though
a little pricy.
Give them a try we stayed Three nights and felt relaxed and rested,also
train ride into Hong Kong was excellent,also try Macau if you have time.

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Old 18th Jun 2009, 14:57
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It's only a short boatride from Hong Kong. The colonial-style buildings have been thoroughly renovated since Lisbon handed the place back to Beijing in 1999 and vehicles have been prohibited from the heart of town.

Beware the casinos, which are all too hungry for customers though the lobbies are worth the visit for the display of traditional arts.

At 16.9, it is much smaller and friendlier than Hong Kong, with a distinctly European feel. There are also nice beaches and seaside restaurants.

Definitely worth a stay.

Another option for an ferry excursion from HKG is Lama Island. You can find a hotel from one of the improvised counters along the seaside for the night starting at about USD 20.00. Nice seafood too.

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Old 19th Jun 2009, 10:45
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I second Macau as well. Less than an hour on the foil.

For grub, get a taxi out to Fernandos on Hac Sa beach. Wonderful.
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