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CHI Residences 279

#51 of 691 Hotels in Hong Kong
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No.279 Shanghai Street,Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very nice staff and a spacious room with a small kitchenette on a good location. The hotel is one stop from Mongkok (shopping). It is two or three stops from the centre and there are some simple restaurants around. The staff can help you to pick a real good dim sum (chinese lunch) restaurant

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I wasn't aware that I have booked an apartment there. The wifi connection is simple and wonderful. In the apartment, they actually provided a handy smart phone where you can make unlimited calls to certain countries. It comes with data, so navigating around the streets of Hong Kong isn't difficult. Amenities in the apartment are wonderful. Also, the apartment is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were expecting a small room and we got an amazingly confortable one! We were a family traveling with teenagers and they enjoyed having their own privacy at the living area. Big and confortable bathroom as well. The staff was always around and answered all our questions and gave us directions to the different places we wanted to go. HIGHLY... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015

As we all know to get a cheap room rate in hong kong and sufficient space is so difficult , CHI residences is able to get us both at the same time. This is a family run hotel with a few locations around In Hong kong. The staffs there were welcoming, there was even a note address to the guest... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

We chose CHI 279 as it was only one of a few places in HK that offered a separate living area to the bedroom and a cot, which suited us with a 6-month old baby. The staff were warm and welcoming. The room was well appointed with a great shower and very comfortable bed. Free WIFI also useful. The apartment... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My family of 4 stayed here for 5 days during our HK trip in Mar 2014. The staff are friendly, helpful and responsive. We had some problem with the air conditioning and they are prompt to come to my room to settle the problem. The location is great, within walking distance to the mtr, food etc etc. I highly recommend... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

This was our second stay at CHI: Pros - Great and warm service by Alfred and rest of staff - Clean and modern room - Excellent location (5min walk to Yau Ma Tei MTR, stone's throw away from Temple Street) Cons - Unstable Internet (was unavailable for the entire second/third day there) - Poor flushing system - Not value for... More 

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Quezon City, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

One of the best value for money place to stay in Hong Kong ... located at Yau Ma Tei near temple street night market for bargain hunting ... near a MRT station, clean spacious room , very friendly english speaking staff, , very cozy apartment, near good but affordable places to eat, top notch large tv which connects to computer... More 

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Whangamata
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We had a one bedroom apartment, although we had booked a studio. The apartment was very comfortable and secure and the housekeeping was excellent. The staff were very helpful and friendly. The position is excellent, close to the Yau Ma Tei metro station, a supermarket, Nathan Street and the Temple Street market. The free wifi was excellent. The only drawback... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We've stayed at the CHI Residences before and didn't hesitate to book again, thanks to its great location. Johnny, the daytime manager, was there to greet us again - what an asset to the business he is! Although our apartment was different from last time, it was every bit as good - spotlessly clean, great wifi connection, complimentary bottled water... More 

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