Rated 5 out of 5 by EC55 Fantastic Beds!
Just had a single night here over the weekend.
I would like to commend the front desk staff for their service.
Booked a Spectacular room and arrived at noon, had requested for an early check-in but I understand it was based on availability, with me having no SPG status etc, the lady at check-in told me the room was still being cleaned, but there was a Fabulous room available for cash top up.
Declined to top up but asked if I could leave my bags so I can go walk around and have some food, she sent me up to the Refresh Room for a shower to freshen up. (I'm not sure if the Refresh room is part of the spa or swimming pool? Did not try both this trip. Will definitely do so next time.)
That Refresh room was fantastic, there were nice showers, steam and sauna rooms and a jacuzzi right up against huge windows looking into Kowloon, granted it was a 'City view' but still, this was basically a bathroom on the 73rd floor so it was nice! Spent a bit longer than I expected taking a shower.
After some food at the mall nearby (30 minutes), decided to try my luck back at the front desk. The same lady saw me approach and came up to me and said that there was a problem with the original room they were cleaning up for me so they upgraded me to the Fabulous one they offered earlier. My keys were already cut and waiting at the front desk and when I made my way up, my bags were already there.
Well, the room was very good, but to be honest I probably would not pay for this upgraded view, sure it was a clear view of the harbour, just not Victoria Harbour with the Hong Kong skyline. More of a local port view and overlooks the entrance to the West harbour crossing.
That being said, the hardware was fantastic. I loved the bed, but just couldn't figure out where the pillow menu was, next time on a longer stay I'd be sure to ask for one from the Whatever/Whenever guys.
I definitely will be back.
August 10, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Choiyc00521 Sophisticated
This hotel is for people who are likely to enjoy the recent trend. Especially for young people. I love those moods. And food at a pool bar was so delicious!
August 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Jackson123 Model Hotel
Great location and well connect with kowloon station
August 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by roblam Flexibility and staff empowerment
I used the hotel twice in the last 2 weeks. You found and kept stuff i left in my room 2 weeks ago - this was great. However, my PA made a booking mistake (wrong date) and when she corrected it, the room rate went up by $200. On top of that, you charged me for Internet and didn't offer breakfast. This came on top of approximately $5000for your limo service. For frequent visitors like me and considering the spend for this stay, it would be great if you could have more flexibility on internet and breakfast charges ( i usually only take fruit and muffin). This is small stuff. Ywill say that i picked the points iso of internet at check in but judgement should be exeercised.
April 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AL1YYZ Hong Kong's new hot spot to stay
Hong Kong has a lot of great hotels.I travel several times a year to HK and China and this was my first time staying at the W -other than a visit for drinks.
Where do I start.
Firstly-upon arriving it is so easy to get to-from the airport- Express train- get off at TST stop- take an escalator up- go through the mall and you are there.
Easy!! Great bars and restaurants- Awesoem buffet breakfast- very cool hip display of food.. Gorgeous pool on the 76th floor- what a view, With my SPG Platinum status a beautiful upgraded room.
Very nice spa- had a great massage.
I will stay again on my March trip. And on my other HK visits.
December 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by CMCJKT Excellent is the word for W HongKong Hotel
Excellent all-around from the location, the facilities, the staff!!!!
August 4, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by KarinL Edgy, comfortable, luxurious
W Hong Kong is a lovely hotel - you immediately feel pampered when you walk into your room. The edgy design gives it a modern feel...but comfort is not sacrificed. The bedding and furniture is comfortable. The bathroom is state of the art. And of the bliss toiletries is a lovely touch! The pool is also fantastic.
July 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by garyd THE BEST IN HK
THERE ARE MANY GREAT HOTELS IN HK, HOWEVER NONE HAVE THE ENERGY AND YOUTHFUL SPIRIT OF THE W. YOU GET UNPARALLELED GREAT SERVICE, BUT IT IS ALSO HIP AND YOUNG AND FUN TO STAY HERE. GREAT POOL AND BAR AND FANTASTIC HEALTH CLUB. WONDERFUL STAFF AND CONVENIENCE OF KOWLOON STATION AND ELEMENTS MALL RIGHT UNDER THE HOTEL . I STAY HERE ON EVERY TRIP, AND I COULD CHOOSE ANYWHERE.
July 22, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by LNLN Great experience in this hotel
I love the liveliness in this hotel. It lifted my spirit once stepped inside the hotel with the deco and greetings from the staff.
July 29, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by M2D2 Great service
I have stayed in W Hotel Hong Kong twice and each time I am just awed by the exceptional service provided by the staff. For the recent trip, I had some problems with my reservation. Francis (from the Welcome desk) took time to understand my concerns and took a lot of pains to solve the issues at hand. My family and I enjoyed our stay there tremendously. Francis' exceptional service truly makes W Hotel a cut above the rest. Special mention also to Billie (from the Conceige) who was very friendly and helpful.
July 3, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by AshSam Absolutely marvellous ...
I have stayed at the W Hotel several times, and each time, I am completely satisfied with their room and services.
July 28, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mark66 Favorite hotel in HK
The W in HK is one of my favorite hotels and as a frequent business traveller I expect high standards in 5 star hotels. The staff here are very good and polite always, the concierge are exceptional and Terry went out of his way to arrange visa's into China for myself and my family whom I took to HK for the first time. Terry is an asset to the hotel. The location is also very good for the Kowloon Train Station and access to and from the airport. The outdoor pool at night is a great place to chill out and have drinks also.
June 28, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by BobcatWong Trendy, Hip, Overall Excellent
Unlike any typical high end hotel. Ambiance is trendy, hip, & cool. The sounds, smells, and look resemble a lounge or nightclub out of South Beach.
The SPG channel gave great travel tips around town.
Only complaint would be the design of the shower. The sliding door leaks quite a bit of water into the washroom.
Also would like to see more recycling of the plastic bottles & wasteful packaging of the toiletries.
Location is convenient to Kowloon station & Elements Mall, but transfer to Central Station took a bit of walking after getting off at Hong Kong Station. Everything is upscale around the hotel, so you won't find the grungier Hong Kong Cafes or Wonton Houses like in TST.
December 15, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by kartica My favorite hotel in the world
I've stayed here several times, including last week. Simply put, I cannot find anything wrong with this hotel. It is perfect.
From the time you enter, when the nice bellmen greet you (even offered me a bottle of water!), to the signature scent (candles, I think!). The front desk folks are competely accommodating, even walking me to the elevators. The common areas are beautiful, best of all is The Living Room.
Rooms are gorgeous. All in all, can't go wrong!
January 19, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by DWHK A great stay!
Although the check-in system was down on the day and took a little longer to get all the formalities done, W's friendly staff and the excellent view of the harbour from my room much more than compensated for it.
I'll be back!
July 25, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by bluedew expensive, but you sure get what you paid for
W hotel is located very near the Kowloon MTR/airport express station which makes it very convenient to get around. Shopping heavens like Kowloon and TST are also a taxi ride (approx 40 hkd) away, or you can also opt to take the hotel shuttle bus to TST. The hotel is located right inside the gigantic high-end ELEMENTS shopping mall so there is always things to do.
In terms of hotel amenities, W hotel has its own restaurants, bar, roof-top swimming pool with a view to boast, and also its own spa and gym. wifi was provided in common areas but you would have to pay if you want it in your room.
When I reached there were friendly hotel staff helping me with the luggage and check-in. My room was a big and beautiful room overlooking the harbour, and i was blown away by the beautiful interior. The bath area is equipped with a standing shower area, a bathtub (with tv), and the toilet area. The sink area had a magnifying mirror, hairdryer, and all the basic items like shampoo, soap, facial cleanser and more. I noticed that they were not the unbranded kinds seen in other hotels but they were all from the brand BLISS, and i really adored the smell. I liked the digital weighing scale as well.
The cupboard had many hangers, and even a iron and ironing board. My room came with a nice and comfy king sized bed, and a big flat screen tv with many tv channels. I was surprised to find the fridge stocked up with all sorts of drinks (not free of course), and there was even a mini wine bar hidden in the cupboards. There was also a mini snack box filled with many tempting items. For those without spare money to spend, you can always help yourself to the 2 free bottles of mineral drinking water, or brew your own tea/coffee with the flask with the free bags of coffee and tea. What was interesting for me was that there were 3 lighting options for the room - day (all lights were on), night (dimmer environment) and then dream (all lights off). This saved me the trouble of going around the room and choosing lights to leave on during the night.
Room service was prompt. The food I ordered always came within 30 minutes, and the clothes I sent for laundry came back nice and fresh within the day itself. I also loved the personal written notes on the first, 2nd and last day of my stay, and also the free chocolates that were given daily. On the day that I checked out I was also able to leave my luggage with the counter.
So all in all I would really recommend this hotel to anyone who has a budget to spare :)
August 4, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by sy3939 Hip, Clean and Responsive
This was my first stay at the W. I usually stay at the Ritz, but this time due to unforeseen circumstances in my travels, I had to make a stop into Hong Kong earlier than planned.
I was able to get a room early - believe I checked in at 12, so that was nice. Overall very happy with staff and attentiveness. The Kitchen's food really needs improvement. For $275 HKD breakfast, you would expect at the very least the rice is not hard as if it were sitting out long.
July 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Matto84 An amazing stay
Fantastic hotel. Well designed, and well-appointed rooms. Amazing buffet spread. Faultless!
July 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Siksik Well Done
Mandy Chok helped me with smooth check in. Sammy always remember my preference. Keep it up.
July 26, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by FrankieLow Room Keeping Department
Room keeping is doing a very good job. They did many extra task which is not being requested. For example: they put a small towel below hair gel, facial wash bottle and they do leave a pack of lens cleaner beside a pair of spec. All these makes us feel that we are being care and pamper.
July 20, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Sunny1970 Great stay in W Hongkong
W Hongkong is a must for all business & city traveller. Rooftop pool, rooms & suites with amazing views to the ocean and/or city & harbour. Sleep comfort genial,also no noise from outside. Got an upgrade to the fabulous suite. Woo- bar is small but absolute ok. the stuff is helpful & experienced.The elements mall with restaurants & edel shops is direct located near the hotel. HKG city & HKG harbour you can reach within 5-10 minutes by Taxi or subway. All-in All, its a great package.
June 30, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by VJS2014 Wonderful Location. Whimsically W.
No problems getting to the hotel or to the airport. Very convenient location right in Kowloon Station. Also, the Elements shopping mall is literally right at your doorstep so scratching that shopping itch won't ever be a problem.. And -- if you need to head into town -- it's just a flag down away by cab (on the taxi meter) to Tsim Sha Tsui. The "Alice in Wonderland" design theme of the hotel adds a touch of the whimsical to your stay.
July 8, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jjxjjx great stay
very convinent from airport and major office buildings
breakfast awesome, world class
service is excellent, very responsive
July 24, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by JKing31108 Fantastic Service and View!
The room was beautiful, cean and I had an exceptional view of the harbor. Just the ambiance I needed after back to back business meetings and lots of factory visits in China.
July 21, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Joseph1964 Excellent SPG Platinum Service
The SPG Platinum Service is excellent. I was upgraded to a Fantastic Suite, however, I chose to move to a corner room because the suite design was a bit abnormal! The staff were very helpful to ensure that I settled in comfortably to a downgraded room, including, provided me with a special coffee machine per my request.
One improvement I like to suggest is to train the housekeeping staff to be more gentle when cleaning the room while the guest is still inside the room. My experience was the cleaning was done so fast and so noisy, I cant even concentrate on my work. In addition, the hotel should not provide broken cup to the guest.
The 6th floor lobby was extremely noisy when the music was on...
September 12, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by bg200 check in
the check in process takes way to long. I have stayed at this hotel over 10 times now and twice during this last trip. my first stay check in went smooth. I had prepaid for the room and but had a different credit card at check in which was questioned but then handled no problem. On my return stay on Friday it was handle way different and took over 15 mins. I had to sign stating that I had to sign stating I would be staying in the room? then they head to hand fill out a form with my CC info take my CC to the concierge desk make a copy which took forever then sign everything. My room was prepaid and I was made to fell I was going to robe the place blind just because I had a different CC. I was going to be in the Hotel less then 12hrs. You thought I was needing approval for a months stay with everything I had to do. Just did not make sense because the first stay went so smooth. I had easier check in's at a 3 star hotel that week then this went. Needs improving..
July 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Espresso The greatest hotel in HK
I stayed for 6 nIghts. This was my third visit in HK.
W was the best ever. Room was spacious and clean.
Most of all, ALL staffs are nice and supportive.
Gym and pool have great view.
Big shopping mall, subway and good bars are very near to hotel. It's very convenient.
Definitely, I will stay here again if I visit HK later.
July 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by sljo888 My favourite funky hotel (worldwide)
The location / access from airport is SO easy - by far the best feature - 2 stops on Airport Express - up 10 levels and you're at check in.
The rooms have everything you'd need and are freshly and funkily designed. Views are good (on non smoggy days - not really the hotel's fault!)
The restaurants and bar cater for all eating and drinking needs (though whilst the Cantonese restaurant is good, did HK REALLY need another one? - Fire is missed)
And nothing is too much trouble for the ever cheerful staff in ALL departments.
I rated it 5* cos I really couldn't think of anything I'd change.
November 25, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by John3160 Great Modern Hotel
From the first day of our arrival to our departure, we were not disappointed by the hotel's amenities and service. Room was great and even contained certain goodies which are not normally found in other hotels we've stayed in. The hotel's deco was very original. The staff were all extremely friendly and we cannot overemphasize how much a smile can brighten a tired client's day. I would commend Jeffrey's constant smile and kindness. The wine list was also excellent so was the food at Sing Yin cantonese restaurant! i would definitely come back and recommend this hotel to to others.
February 27, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by dewdrop so nice~~~
best room conditions
nice swimming pool
July 21, 2014