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Stanford Hillview Hotel
Ranked #65 of 721 Hotels in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed March 4, 2014

Everyone knows that hotel in HK is expensive and the rooms are very small, especially in Nathan Road area, but Standford Hillview Hotel would be a good choice, it's not so expensive and the room are big enough compared to others hotels in the same area. But you have to climb a block to reach the hotel, so it may not be a good hotel for people which are older or have difficulties to walk.

  • Stayed: April 2013, traveled as a couple
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2014

It was indeed our pleasure to have you stayed with us and thank you for your comments delivered.

With our repeated thanks for having your patronage. We look forward to the pleasure of serving you again in the near future.

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Reviewed March 2, 2014

Overall rating should be good but above average. We stayed a few nights here based on its close location to shops and reasonable (not cheap) price. Other hotels might be more expensive as TST is not known for budget hotels. The main negative is its steep climb to the hotel reception from the lower street level although we spotted an escalator about 100 yds away. A good entrance is via its car park at Knutsford Terrace at level B1 of lift to your room. Taxis may drop you off at its entrance. The buffet breakfast at HK$80 (at half price) was reasonable bearing in mind a good variety of food, including plain porridge, plain fried noodles, eggs, salad, bacon, steamed sausage, types of cereals, juices, pastries, toast etc. There are other restaurant options at Kimberley (Road?) which open at 7 am. The bedroom was a bit cramped with 3 beds, which were firm but comfortable with large, soft pillow. We have no problems with the check in staff. We were surprised by their complimentary fruits and chocolates. Our room had a fixed shower head, otherwise things were OK (adjustable, adequate air-con).

Room Tip: We picked a non smoking room at a non smoking level (12th).
  • Stayed: February 2014, traveled with family
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded March 3, 2014

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your trip and your valuable comments delivered to inspire us to upkeep our service standards.

With our repeated thanks for having your patronage. We look forward to the pleasure of welcoming you back in the not-too-distant future.

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Reviewed February 1, 2014

We stopped in Hong Kong for 4 nights on the way back from Australia. The hotel was easily located, we took a taxi from Kowloon station for just a few Hong Kong dollars, around £5.00. Lovely reception, fresh fruit on arrival and complimentary water. The hotel is located just down from Knutsford Terrace, a busy cul-de-sac with bars and restaurants.
Room kept lovely and clean, with chocolates left ion our last night. Highly recommend the hotel, We really enjoyed the brekfast buffet too which was great value for money.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank CleopatraCheshire
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded February 4, 2014

It’s our pleasure to welcome you to our Hotel. We strive to provide you a cozy accommodation with friendly attentive service. And we always be your first choice.

We would love to seeing you again in the near future.

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Reviewed January 27, 2014

Based on the solid recommendations on Trip Advisor, and some great room rates on Agoda, I opted for Stanford Hillview for the conclusion of my holiday in Asia. I was looking forward to splashing out in 4 star style, unfortunately the standard is well below a 4 star, or even 3 star accommodation. For instance, I would think that it would be standard practice to have a bedside table on each side of the bed. Shampoo and conditioner would be nice too, especially after having the airline lose my luggage in transit. There was also a light on in the wardrobe that there was no way of turning off. Reception staff were attentive but not terribly friendly, and they were not efficient in helping me get my luggage back (every time there was a shift change I would have to tell them my luggage was being returned, and they would write it down, as if it were entirely news to them - then it miraculously 'arrived' ten minutes after I repeated this to someone on night duty on the second night - at 9 pm. I think it was probably there for a while longer but they didn't know whose it was).

The breakfast is quite good - a good range and good value if you get it included in your room package.

Room Tip: Make sure you specify non-smoking!
  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Thank Genevieve S
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 29, 2014

Thank you for visiting us. We were bitterly upset to learn that your stay with us was a bit beyond your expectation, in particular the comments about the lugguage issue was taken note.

Having looked into the case, we regret to say that by the time you approached the Receptionist checking about the status of the returned luggage which the logistics company just delivered it to the Concierge counter few minutes ago and note was being passed on and shared among all duty staff at the Front Desk. Yet, they were engaged with checking-in at the same time, hence, failing to get throught the message timely.

For the inconvenience which may cause you in this matter, please kindly accept our sincere apologies. We do appreciate your kind understanding and sincerely hope that you will allow us to serve you again on your next trip.

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Reviewed January 22, 2014

We really enjoyed our stay in this hotel.
Pros:
- Wifi quality
- Clean
- Helpful staff
- Price/quality ratio for HK
- Location
Cons:
- Small room (ok this HK , but yet really small)
- Breakfast could be improved (not bad though!).

So, overall a really good stay. I do recommend it.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled on business
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1  Thank Alvaro1999
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 24, 2014

Thank you for having you with us and your valuable comments delivered to inspire us to upkeep our service standards and make betterment in the accommodation for our guests.

We are looking forward to your next visit and have the honour of serving you again in the near future.

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Reviewed January 19, 2014

Another late review. I stayed one night at the Stanford Hillview Hotel with my niece during our Hong Kong-Macau Tour. We booked the bus transfer from the airport which dropped off passengers in different hotels around Kowloon City, and we happened to be the last to leave the bus. Well, it was a perfect opportunity to see other hotels and their location. Although it was a rather long trip we just enjoyed that so called "Hotel Hopping Tour".

Yes, the hotel is located on a hill but I did not find this a problem as we did not find it that steep after all. I don't know with others having limited mobility but you can always get a taxi and ask the driver to drop you right in front of the hotel entrance.

The reception staff were friendly and efficient. After dropping our suitcase in the room we rushed to the ferry terminal to buy our ferry tickets to Macau for the following day. We did a walking tour to the malls and some tourist attractions until we realized that we are already close to the hotel.

Back to the hotel were happy to enjoy the comfort and luxury of our room. The beds were comfortable. We were staying in one of the rooms at the higher floor so we got a view of the city lights, and a peaceful sleep throught the night.

At check out time we were able to leave our luggage at the hotel reception but for a fee.

Over-all, we had a pleasant stay at the Stanford Hillview Hotel and will not hesitate to come back.

Room Tip: Ask for a room at the higher floor to get a good view of the city.
  • Stayed: March 2013, traveled with family
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2014

It was indeed our pleasure to have you stayed with us and we are gratifying to know that you enjoyed your stay here.

We are looking forward to welcoming and servicing you. Hope we can make your visit comfortable and memorable.

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Reviewed January 18, 2014

I am amazed at the number of reviews that comment on the fact that this hotel is on a hill, so I will do the same! If you have a fear of hills, maybe you should not go to this hotel. Or if you luggage is on 4 wheels and you often forget this fact, then maybe you should not go to this hotel. Otherwise, it is a perfectly fine hotel in a very good location in the heart of Kowloon. It is walking distance from Kowloon Park, Victoria Harbor, Avenue of the Stars, and the Temple Street Market. It is only two blocks from the great science museum and the history museum. Our hotel room was a little bit small, but met our needs and provided a respite from the busy city. Everyone on staff who we interacted with was pleasant, helpful, and spoke great English.

Almost forgot: even if you are afraid of hills, your taxi can pull into the covered parking garage, where the concierge can help you with your luggage on flat ground.

  • Stayed: January 2014, traveled with family
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1  Thank Bennett A
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ResponseHillview, General Manager at Stanford Hillview Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded January 21, 2014

It was great to hear your encouraging comments which inspired us to upkeep our service standards.

Thank you for having you with us and we look forward to be of your service again soon.

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Address: 13-17 Observatory Road on Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China
Location: China > Hong Kong > Tsim Sha Tsui
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#37 Best Value Hotel in Hong Kong
#80 Business Hotel in Hong Kong
Price Range: $90 - $212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Stanford Hillview Hotel 3.5*
Number of rooms: 178
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Stanford Hillview Hotel is located on Knutsford Terrace in a quiet corner of Kowloon's busting Tsimshatsui; Hong Kong's premier shopping and entertainment area, well-known for its late night chats and cheers, and great dining experience. The Hotel features 178 elegantly furnished rooms and suites. Wi-Fi High Speed Internet accesses are available within Hotel premises. Stanford Hillview Hotel offers complimentary scheduled shuttle bus service to Hung Hom MTR Station, Airport Express Kowloon Station, China Hong Kong City Ferry Terminal and Stanford Hotel. ... more   less 
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