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 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 story Review
This stay was great. thanks for the ability for a later checkout for midnight flights.
July 15, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by ConditionOne Unique hotel; out of the way
First of all, if you’re coming in from the Airport Express, good luck finding the hotel! I saw exactly two signs pointing the way in Elements Mall. One near the entrance, and one near the hotel lobby. For everything in between, you’re on your own. There seems to be ample signage for everything other than the W. Try taking Exit D from the Airport Express station, and making a left. I may have taken the long way around to the hotel. If you have problems, head to the “Metal” section of the mall.
When checking in, there was no mention of my platinum status until I asked for my platinum amenity. I was upgraded to a Fabulous room, which has a direct view of an industrial harbor. Why anybody would pay more for such a view is beyond me. Other than that, the room is spacious and has a nice couch for lounging about. The room has an open bathroom concept, which some people might dislike. The bed and duvet are ridiculously comfortable.
I chose the continental breakfast as my platinum amenity, and bought up to a full breakfast for 110HKD. It was probably the best hotel breakfast I’ve ever had! The presentation was outstanding. Restaurant service however, in W parlance, was Whatever. Plates were slow to be taken away, and my tea was never refilled. Service issues aside, I might actually come back just for breakfast next time I’m in HK.
I stayed at this property one night to make my airplane connection the next morning. The hotel décor is really nice, and I really liked the ambiance. However, even with the convenience of the Airport Express, with the poor location and high cost compared to other Kowloon properties, you can do better elsewhere.
August 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by HKer123 Overall good comfort
W Hotels all have a different flavor to it from the normal Starwood hotels. I didn't quite like the modern/chic decor in general, but the stay proved to be more comfortable and relaxing than I expected. We had a quick lunch at Woobar, the menu was simple but the food was surprisingly good.
July 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by jin33 w hong kong my home
w hong kong, my home away from home.
July 14, 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 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 4 out of 5 by jimlau Great Hotel, Nice Pool and Facilities
W is a Great Hotel with a refreshingly nice pool, easy access to MTRs and shopping facilities. Will definitely recommend this hotel to others.
July 12, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Redgore14 Making business a pleasure
Concierge (Sammy) very helpful. Looked after us during our stay and booked restaurants at night.
Very much appreciated.
We generally stay in 2 rooms it would be great if, in future, they where on the same floor.
July 10, 2014
Rated 2 out of 5 by HGYG SPG member benefits significantly below expectation
I don't feel my SPG member benefits are properly treated here.
September 28, 2012
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 5 out of 5 by 2683 A nice stay!
From our recent experience of staying at the W Hong Kong, we noticed that staff quality has generally improved/enhanced. From bell staff & room attendants, to telephone operators and gym & pool attendants, all were able to present themselves professionally with style as well as to sincerely extend their warm hospitality. David (Welcome Relations Manager) ensured our bookings were properly taken care of. Benny (Welcome Relations Manager) demonstrated nice flair as a professional hotel manager in responding to our needs and sometimes in exceeding our expectations, which can hardly be found in hotel managers of his generation. We wish the management could retain and develop such good staff, so as to take the W Hong Kong to an even higher level.
June 11, 2012
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 4 out of 5 by JWSC Getting Worst
I have been staying in W Hotel Hong Kong for more than 10 times since it's opening.
I think the service and the facilities is getting worst and less.
There used to be two sets of shower towel and shower gel, shampoo and stuff, but this time I realised there's only one set.
The in room dining options are too little.
The Bliss Spa is not recommended. We booked Blissage 75 (which is a 75 mins massage), however, we only received a 65 mins service. Not only once, we had tried the Blissage 75 before, and they left early also.
August 1, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by SurajP Convenience
With the Airport Express right below the hotel this is one the most convenient places to stay if you're not on HK Island itself.
The staff are great and always happy to help. I've had concierge services there find tickets to sold out events when AMEX couldn't
For eating the restaurants and the woo bar are great, as is the room service but there's also there's a shopping mall at your doorstep with lots of eating options. And if you can't find what you want in any of those...there's a supermarket in the mall too!
October 31, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by sljo888 The funkiest (and most convenient) hotel in HK
I always stay here when in HK a) because it's SO easy to get to, two stops on the airport express, then 10 floors up from the platform to reception (via an easy to navigate shopping centre) b) city centre airport check in is then 9 floors down from hotel reception and c) it's the funkiest, hip hotel with supremely comfortable beds in town.
The pool on 76th floor has awesome views, the staff are über professional, so keen to help, polite and dedicated.
F&B prices are reasonable for a hotel of this standard
June 25, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by NeonDeon Another "WOW" Experience from the W!
We had an amazing stay at the W-Hotel. From the 1st second we were picked up at the airport we knew that this is going to be an amazing experience. The "no haste" check in straight up to our room was another surprise. We have been traveling the world on our "mission" to stay in every W-Hotel globally - and the W Hong kong was one of our highlights. A special mention need to be made of floor 76 where the Jacuzzi and wet bar never let us down after a long shopping spree in HK.
WOW, WOW, WOW!
December 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by CC0630 The highest pool and gym in hk
My husband and I want to have a short break in HK. We found a special promotion from W hotel HK so we went for a trial. Unexpectedly we were given a room on the highest floor with magnificent view of west Victoria Harbour. The most we loved was the pool, the gym and jacuzzi above 70/F. The view was stunning and we really enjoyed staying.
July 2, 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by FastZZ5 Customer Service Needs Improvement
Generally I had a good stay at W Hong Kong with the exception of one particular unfortunate experience. I had inquired about airport transportation. The attendant booked the Audi car service for me, but did not tell me the price or the cancellation policy. I received a call later that evening confirming my reservation which also did not discuss the cancellation policy. The morning of my departure I had a change of plans and needed to cancel. I called immediately but the attendants gave me a really hard time about canceling the service. They referenced the cancelation policy that required 24 hours notice. Given that I booked less than 24 hours ahead of my departure this could not have been possible.
When I checked out the attendant confirmed that the car service had been cancelled and I would not be charged; however my credit card was charged and I will not have to engage in a dispute through my credit card.
I found this service to be unsatisfactory. I would not have booked the car service if I had known the cancellation policy, given that my plans were uncertain.
April 13, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by PartsUnknown Keep Coming Back
W Hong Kong is a home away from home. I have visited Hong Kong at least ten times over the past few years and have regularly, and eagerly, returned to W. The rooms and facilities are consistently fresh and invigorating, and appeal to colleagues, friends and my mother alike! I am regularly welcomed by staff who remember my drink or meal order, even if I haven't visited for months.
The beds are the most comfortable I have ever slept in, so much so that I am ordering one myself. The WET deck and the gym offer excellent facilities with a view of the harbour that obviously cannot be matched from properties on the Island itself. Although the food does not rate as highly as elsewhere in Hong Kong, it is perhaps one of the most competitive foodie cities in the world - but this should not dissuade would-be diners. It is often said that the mark of a fine culinary technician involves elevating the simple things - try their club sandwich (especially after a big night out!)
I have regularly been checked into my room within an hour of landing, and checking out is a breeze with friendly and helpful reception and porter staff. From time to time I have had issues with room allocations, but those have been quickly and easily remedied upon alerting hotel staff to the problem, who are always pleasant and happy to assist. Hospitality is, after all, a human endeavour, and staff do not know the issues patrons face unless and until they are informed so that the issue can be fixed.
I routinely recommend W Hong Kong to friends and colleagues who visit Hong Kong for the first time. W is not your standard, run-of-the-mill hotel. It is fun and vibrant and whimsical. For those who delight in that notion, your expectations will be readily exceeded. For those who reject the idea, the very nature of the hotel will defy your desires. I am yet, however, to encounter someone who hasn't been seduced by the thrill of W Hong Kong.
July 7, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by WeddingAnniversary Cool Hotel
My wife and me staying at W Hong Kong to celebrate our 20th wedding annivresary. Warm and efficient welcome team make our check-in takes no time. Room has been checked-in before our arrival. Ocean view room made our staying very pleasnt. Well trained staffs greeted hotel guests whenever you step in to the lobby or on check-in level. We notice there are stained made by previous hotel guests on carpet and bed cover that have not been cleaned. As or our experience with W Hong Kong, they could do better than this. Also, we were advised by the "Welcome Specialist" there is a surprise amenity ready for us for our wedding annersivery. Unfortunately, this amendity was never sent to us even after we left. Overall, I still rate W Hong Kong is one of the best hotel that we have stayed under SPG hotel chain and we will definitely will return to W Hong Kong.
November 13, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Rella The place to be
Right upon arrival, you just know that you got to T H E place!
The right music playing from an impeccable sound system, doormen and bellboys taking care of you and your luggage and whisking you up to the Lobby on the 6th floor for check-in.
No waiting, no fuss,just easy and smooth and with a friendly and stern smile; you just know that you are taken care off.
Same procedure at check in, short, friendly efficient and off you are to your room. And again this feeling, that it's all taken care of.
The view when you walk into the room was breathtaking - my first time in HK, I wasn't prepared for this view.
The room was practical, yet comfortable and had all perks and small surprises, that make your stay just more enjoyable. A local cell phone for my use during my stay, fully loaded with all I needed to know about HK , this and the free shuttle provided by the hotel made exploring the city easy and fun.
The food was excellent, the breakfast buffet just made me smile every morning over and over again,with individually bottled juices, small pastries, whimsical gummy bears, an Asian buffet section, eggs station, exotic fruits and and and......
I also tried the lobby restaurant for lunch where my waiter was a very charming and friendly young men from Berlin who just was making a stage iT the W HK and he gave me some good insider tips of the city.
The Concierge at the hotel had answers to just all my questions and requests, if it was booking a hairdresser appointment or finding me the nearest toys r us store.
Don't get me even started n the Bliss Spa - it made me feel like on holidays.
I could go on with this raving about the hotel. But to make it short: the Hotel is IT ! W Hong Kng you made everything right! I want to go back now!
July 5, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Iamnotpickybut Just love this hotel
It's my second time to stay in W hotel!!
Since I did not have good impression on my first W hotel experience, I did not want to stay in W hotel any more!
However, I was so glad to stay W Hong Kong because everything was perfect and I loved everything!!
And specially I would like to thank you, Patrick at concierge desk!! He was very helpful to make a reservation!!
Once again, thank you for everything
January 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Carol20 An Über chic hotel
Our family's home-away-from-home hotel, it has become our favorite among all the other hotels in hongkong. From the moment you enter their elegant front doors, you'll be greeted by this wonderful smell, a signature scent of w hotels, to the super chic lobby that's a "happening" place to the amazingly stylish modern rooms and very friendly staff, this hotel is worth your every dime spent and more.
November 10, 2011
Rated 3 out of 5 by KR11 Trendy but not comfortable
staff were very nice and friendly. hotel was trendy but not comfortable, the bar is very pretentious. the pool - AWESOME.
"the kitchen" restaurant was like a canteen and VERY loud with families - not for an alone business traveller.
Dry Cleaning - AWFUL - had to be sent back to be redone and was still bad.
Careful they bill your card for items you dont take after you check out!!
November 28, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by DavidA Always Pleasurable
A few things the hotel couldn't do:
1. Upgrade me to a suite, as hotel almost full. but good room anyway with nice Ocean view.
2. Clear the rain so we could enjoy the poolbar for an apertif
3.serve the fantastic light lunch buffet in the livingroom on saturday.
Yah, soo what. Great hotel. Like it a lot. Convenient, good quality, great beds, good sound system.
I'll be back
November 21, 2011
Rated 5 out of 5 by Autopickem As good as any Luxury Collection I have been to
Got a cool corner room with a great view. Inside and outside of the room, the details at this hotel are as good as any Luxury Collection I have ever stayed at.. Clean and Comfortable, this makes the hotel worth the price. Did I mention you can get her from the airport with no transfer needed..The only con is that the lighting and curtain controls takes some time getting use to
June 3, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by MeePoon Another wonderful W
This hotel is beautiful and the staff are very nice and capable. I loved the hotel amenities and the nightly chocolates are not only delicious but very cute shaped as gold balls. My only suggestion for improvement is to keep the gym a little cooler and make the room's television control easier to work. I wish I had more time to enjoy the hotel but had to work!
March 19, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by pote W Hotel Hong Kong is great
I stayed at W Hotel Hong Kong at least fifty times, and never get disappointed, always very happy and enjoyed the staffs attention, service, etc.
The location is also great, can enjoy all the local food and also the supermarket and the shopping complex, Element.
Great place to stay, the view is also great, the swimming pool is also great.
June 25, 2014