My four star rating is based on my experience, and not the fact this is a four star hotel - though by hong kong standards, it might be! Lol...
If you are looking to explore Hong Kong, this is your place: located on busy Wan Chai Road and surrounded by endless shops, restaurants, and two bakeries across the street (awesome sweet buns!); taxis are right out front, as well as buses; and the Wan Chai MTR station is just a couple minutes walk, as is the Star Ferry (straight out the door). Yes, the street is noisy and busy, but it does quite down from midnight to 6am, so sleeping is no problem. There is an Asian fine dining restaurant in the building, a lounge on the 20th floor, and a supermarket, basement level. (an empty refrigerator is provided, so stock up on drinks, snacks and alcohol - the supermarket actually has a nice selection of beer, wine and spirits)
If you can, be picky on your room. The first one I was given was horrible: next to reception, on top of the elevator, and a hard, split king (I hate the crack!). The second room I was given was "just right" with a "cushy" and comfortable queen bed, and average size for Hong Kong (I have a bad back, so a good bed is important). The third room I got to see, was huge. (housekeeping had the door open). So if you have a choice, choose well.
Yes, the bathroom is surrounded by glass walls, but there are blinds, solid marble everywhere, and a large shower (I actually liked it!). The tv is small with only 11 channels, but there is a DVD player, so if you have to watch tv, there are options.
The staff is very helpful, rates are reasonable, and housekeeping is incredibly friendly and smilely (you don't get many smiles in Hong Kong, so it was refreshing!).
After having five star luxury and service in Thailand the previous week, Hong Kong was disappointing and insanely expensive (Manhattan prices). But if I had to come back, there is no doubt, I would choose the JJ Hotel again.
Don't get the room next to reception.
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