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“A short escape from the city”
Review of Stanley, Hong Kong

Stanley, Hong Kong
Ranked #26 of 860 things to do in Hong Kong
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Owner description: Stanley is very different to other parts of Hong Kong, or completely different from what you think about Hong Kong. Stanley, located at the southern of Hong Kong island, is much more relaxed with beaches, hills and coves. You will find the western atmosphere in this small Chinese town.
Useful Information: Stairs / elevator, Wheelchair access
Reviewed January 1, 2013

Traveled there with bus. Passed by a lot mansions and good beach view. There are cafes and nice view along the beach front. It is a place for a weekend escape from the city.

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Reviewed January 1, 2013 via mobile

Got a bus from Central to Stanley which was an adventure in itself, then enjoyed walking around the little seaside town in the heat of the afternoon. If you're having second thoughts about going due to the weather in the city, it's very likely that you'll have lovely sunshine when you arrive. Worth a visit!

1  Thank Choogster
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Reviewed December 31, 2012

The market sells Western-sized (larger) clothes that will take a wash and spin and still be ok to wear. It's a no-haggle market with good prices so will suit you if you're not into bartering.
Try Lucy's cafe on the promenade for a light lunch and a beer.

1  Thank Scot B
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Reviewed December 29, 2012

Went there via Big Bus and we had a relax stroll and outing. Very nice place away from the hustle-bustle of City madness.

1  Thank Sandy L
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Reviewed December 28, 2012

This makes a nice half-day weekend trip. Do visit Stanley market, with its warren of little streets lined with shops selling artwork, clothes and knickknacks, as well as the slightly upmarket Stanley Plaza, which has a Taste Supermarket which stocks practically anything you might need. Foodwise, there are a number of cafes (eg Delifrance) and pubs, or you can try dim sum or other local dishes. If you have the time, take a scenic coastal walk to the nearby beach and the old police station, as well as Murray House, which now houses a Maritime Museum. Even without an MTR, getting to and from Stanley is a breeze. There are double decker buses from Central, or you can take the No. 40 public mini bus from Causeway Bay for a single journey fare of Hk$9.60 (take it from Tang Lung street, which is just off Percival Street near Times Square).

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