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The Cityview Hong Kong

3.5 of 5 No.23 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2009

I returned for my 2nd stay at the Cityview (formerly known as YMCA International House when I first stayed here in 2007) this April and was "upgraded". The room was still in the older part of the building (I think the newer side is the wing on the right facing the check-in counters.) I should have asked what kind of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2009

Was at CityView from 14/8 for 4 nights. Have to agree that it was the more memorable stay since we started visiting HK yearly. We are regular visitors especially for the summer sales and find this hotel above its peers for value-stay. The lobby is large and the counter staff very friendly. Housekeping was excellent and they attended to us... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2009

This hotel provided us with a good value for money base in an excellent location. There were a number of school/youth parties checking in at the same time as us but the hotel seemed to be locating them in the original block whilst putting families and individual guests in the newer block and higher floors. We had a slightly surreal... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2009

I asked the taxi driver to take me to the Cityview and I gave him the address. He was surprised as he dropped me off with the comment "Oh this was the YMCA.' Believe me, if every YMCA was like this then there would be no need for any more outstanding hotels! Someone has completely turned this former YMCA into... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2009

The only reason this hotel did NOT get 5 stars from me, were the paper thin walls that allowed the slightest noise to come into your room. For a Hong Kong hotel, my room (1022) was quite spacious. As with most beds in Chinese hotels, the mattress was quite firm. Pillows were excellent. The bathroom was a good size and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2009

Stay there for 2 nights during July 2009. The hotel is on a superb location, just a few minutes away from the Ya Ma Tei MTR station. (Take exit D, then cross the road on your right hand side, then turn right again and walk straight for around 50 meter). Lots of great food and good shops in the area.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2009

I've just returned having stayed at this hotel and would not hesitate in recommending it. Checking in was smooth, the staff, friendly, the bed was very comfortable even though other reviewers didn't like the firm mattress and the breakfast buffet was plentiful and reasonably priced. I didn't have a laptop, yet I was able to use the hotel's computer facility... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

What a great three days stay in HongKong. Made all the better by the staff at the Hotel. Meals and service were great and we will be going back next year.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

I was in the older tower. The room was small, and the bathroom was extremely filthy. The grout in the bathroom was not clean at all. The bathroom smell like someone has not flush the toilet after use for a long time. There were lot of tourist from other country. Well, the upside is - the location is great, and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2009

We booked our hotel through booking.com and got an excellent rate. The hotel lobby is spacious and check-in was a breeze. We were upgraded to an executive room which is quite spacious and it has an in-room safe, slippers and bathroom amenities. The staff were fulent in English and helpful. Breakfast was outstanding and set us up for the day.... More

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Address: No.23 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Location: China > Hong Kong Region > Hong Kong > Yau Ma Tei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — The Cityview Hong Kong 3.5*
Number of rooms: 422
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