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The Cityview Hong Kong

3.5 of 5 No.23 Waterloo Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Dallas
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
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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Windsor, Canada
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91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
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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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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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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East Midlands UK
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
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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New Zealand
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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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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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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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New Zealand
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2009

The first time I stayed at The Cityview was late last year and I made the mistake of not staying with them again on my recent trip to Hong Kong. I ended up booking a room at Mingle On The Place in Sheung Wan, which was a complete disaster. After just one night, I dropped by The Cityview and asked... More

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Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2009

Nice hotel to stay in hongkong. Near MTR. very convenient. Walking distance to markets. Recommend to short stayers. Book online and in advance for good deals.

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2009

Hong Kong is famous for small rooms, but the Cityview surprisingly bucks this trend. The rooms are a good size, smaller than elsewhere, but still comfortably sized. Location is awesome, right above a train station. Its also within five minutes walking distance to ladies market, Langham Place shopping centre and Temple street market. Importantly, it is also one of the... More

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  • Mtr station(19)
  • Yau Ma Tei(11)
  • Superior room(10)
  • Nathan road(9)
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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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