The Upper House, Swire Hotels’ highly anticipated first property in Hong Kong, is set to officially open on October 2, 2009.
Set to open: The Upper House in Hong Kong
The Upper House has been designed by renowned Hong Kong architect Andre Fu of AFSO with the use of natural materials, distinctive sculptures and original artwork throughout to create the feel of a sophisticated and modern residence.
The 117 spacious rooms, including 21 suites and two penthouses, are the largest in Hong Kong – starting at 730sq ft – and feature panoramic harbour or islands views.
The bathrooms alone are all over 300 sq ft, with panoramic views and including walk-in rain showers, free-standing limestone clad baths, double vanities and separate dressing areas.
The hotel incorporates the latest in-room technology: interactive hotel information, music and games via iPod Touch, complimentary wired and wireless high speed internet, LCD TVs with 2.1 surround sound, and simple connectivity for PCs, camcorders and MP3s. Guestroom amenities also include complimentary refreshments from the in-room Maxi-Bar and espresso machine.
“This highly individualised small hotel with a dynamic restaurant will help showcase the recent revitalisation of Pacific Place and provide a welcome retreat for both business and leisure guests,” said The Upper House general manager, Dean Winter.
In celebration of the opening, the new intimate hotel located within Pacific Place has launched an exclusive ‘two nights-for-one’ offer for the first 90 days with rates starting from HK$3,388 (AUD$525) for a an Island View Studio 70 room.
Look for a full review of The Upper House on SpiceNews in mid-October.