We were looking for a less expensive hotel option in Hong Kong, and decided to try the T Hotel despite our curiosity about the reviews. Conclusion is that this is a great option; the T Hotel's luxury combined with its training mission will give you stories for years to come.
The rooms are first-rate (and extremely high-tech), the workout facility is excellent, and the breakfast buffet has plenty of options for all. The trainees are extremely eager to please and the on-site managers keep a close eye on any trainees who are interacting with the public, so you will usually have two or three trainees plus a manager involved in your service. This actually helped us since we grabbed the wrong bag on the way from the airport. The hotel staff kicked into action--located my bag at the bus office, arranged for me to get it, and took custody of the other bag. The hotel's mission might be better served if the managers allowed the trainees to spread their wings a little more, but that is just a minor suggestion. We recommend the T Hotel highly--you will have a great experience.
Echoing others' comments--if you are arriving at night on the airport bus, be alert as you enter the Pok Fu Lam area to get off at the correct stop. The T Hotel is in an office building with very little else around. People on the street pointed us in the right direction (to the VTC complex) but most people don't know anything about the hotel itself.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The T HOTEL is a training concept hotel committed to providing vocational training in the field of hospitality and tourism, while dedicated to delivering a pleasant hospitality experience to our guests.Set among the lush greenery surrounding of Pokfulam, 20 minutes southwest of Hong Kong's city centre with panoramic views of the South China Sea, this 30-room training hotel is situated on the 6th floor of the VTC Pokfulam Complex as part of the Hospitality Industry Training and Development Centre, "HITDC". Since first introduced our hospitality programmes in 1984, HITDC has been the forerunner in the field of hospitality training in Hong Kong. Together with our training spa and training restaurants, The T Hotel forms a vital element of the HITDC's ongoing initiative to provide integral vocational training beyond the classroom environment. The T Hotel is operated by trainees under the supervision of experienced professionals from various fields of the hospitality industry.As our trainees deliver this unique brand of hospitality while in return receive world-class vocational training, we look forward to welcoming you to The T Hotel. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The T Hotel Hong Kong