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“great location” 4 of 5 stars
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Lan Kwai Fong Hotel
Ranked #117 of 697 Hotels in Hong Kong
Certificate of Excellence
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
“great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

Stay here for service, location and a clean comfortable room. I stay in HK about 8 nights a year and have tried many hotels and locations. LKF hotel hits a perfect balance for a location in Central that is close enough to walk to just about anything but still has some quiet and perspective relative to the HK experience.

Staff is great and the rooms are efficient and quiant and nicely decorated in a boutique way

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thank steve s
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New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

This was my third stay at this hotel. The rooms are small but good value. The hotel has character and the rooms have tasteful Chinese touches. The staff are friendly and helpful. You can walk to most of your meetings in Central or it's easy to get a taxi.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thank globaltraveler2010
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London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

We stayed in LKF on our way back to the uk from Australia. Arrived at night and wasn't impressed with surrounding area at all. Staff pleasant and breakfast, which was included in price, was very good. But ...... nobody told us about the steep street and the numerous steps one had to negotiate to get anywhere. Maybe fine for youngsters but definitely not for retired couple. We found it very difficult to get around and only found the local restaurants on final evening. There was no mention in the hotel of their 2* restaurant, no signs. no menus so we didn't know it was there! Lobby is small, there is no sitting area except for six seats in a side room off the lobby used for waiting for taxis. Taxis couldn't easily stop outside hotel. There is no bar in which to chill out - have stayed in many 4*hotels throughout the world and this was definitely one that we would not go back to. The harbour view room (a glimpse through the skyscrapers??) was small. It is obviously not front line to harbour so I would guess the only floor with proper view of harbour would be top floor.
A very disappointed guest.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars
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Thank Mary M
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2013

Prior to arriving in HK I had done a lot of research and knew that if you wanted to be well-located, in an above-average hotel and with harbour views you needed to spend more than you would in most capital cities around the world...
We were happy with the front desk staff who were all helpful and spoke excellent English - always were keen to help with anything we needed.
The "view" for us was not quite a view as you are a fair way from the harbour but it isn't terrible all the same.
However wifi is terrible - even when we paid $US45 for 4 days access in our room it constantly dropped out AND this charge only enables one device which is ridiculous.
Breakfast is average and not worth the $$ in our opinion.
Agree with the other comments regarding lack of storage space - we had a deluxe room and struggled for space though we very much appreciated the window nook and lovely tea cups provided!!

Overall - modern, clean and quiet which is great!

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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1 Thank MosmanNards
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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The staff were excellent. The room, a harbour view room was excellent but a little more storage space would have been appreciated. Best location for numerous eating places and side streets for quirky gifts.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Great_Times13
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Tempe, Arizona
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2013

The hotel was very nice. All the staff were very pleasant and helpful. Location was perfect, we were in walking distance from a variety of stores, restaurants, and bars. The HK exhibition center was about a 10 min cab ride. I would definitely recommend and stay at the hotel again for my next business trip.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Thank Josh D
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Shanghai
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

While rooms are small, this boutique hotel offers a wonderful experience. The "feel", feng shui, decor and general beauty of the rooms are terrific. They know how to capitalize upon the limited space. The property is located in an ideal spot, right in Lan Kwai Fong which contains numerous restaurants, bars, and shops. Additionally, there is an abundance of local life on the surrounding streets. Breeze, the 4th floor cafe, is a terrific spot for morning coffee in the outdoors (but covered, for those rainy days).

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled solo
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Thank Rhonda G
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Property: Lan Kwai Fong Hotel
Address: No.3 Kau U Fong, Central, Hong Kong, China
Location: China > Hong Kong > Sheung Wan
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#73 Family Hotel in Hong Kong
#80 Romantic Hotel in Hong Kong
#87 Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong
#100 Business Hotel in Hong Kong
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Lan Kwai Fong Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 162
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Awards winning boutique hotel in Central near the trendy dining and nightlife area of SoHo and Lan Kwai Fong, close to MTR & Macau Ferry Terminal, within walking distance to premier offices and designers shopping. Rooms with oriental décor, free WIFI and mobile for free IDD calls to 7 countries. BreeZe Lounge provides complimentary coffee and tea with snacks throughout the day and happy hour with free wine at 5-8pm daily. Guests can enjoy privilege in neighbourhood shops and restaurants e.g. D-mop, Y-3, Vivienne Tam, Momotaro, Sohofama, b yourself cafe etc. ... more   less 
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