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Luxury by the Harbourside Soft Opens on 1 June 2009

Luxury by the Harbourside Soft Opens on 1 June 2009


Harbour Grand Hong Kong, the latest deluxe property managed by Harbour Plaza Hotels & Resorts, unveils on 1 June 2009.

Situated on the waterfront in the heart of Hong Kong Island, Harbour Grand Hong Kong is within walking distance to the city’s convenient MTR urban metro system.

All 828 contemporary designed guest rooms – including 86 luxurious suites and 202 executive Harbour Club room – feature stunning views of the world-renowned Victoria Harbour. Selected rooms even have private patios with heated Jacuzzis.

The five restaurants and lounge offer an exquisite dining experience. The hotel boasts a total of 12,685 square feet of function space. Guests will be enticed by the dazzling floor-to-ceiling window sea views of the Salon Rooms and the 22-foot-high ceiling in the spacious Grand Ballroom. Harbour Grand Hong Kong will be one of the most prestigious five-star hotels in Hong Kong.

“We are delighted to capture the luxurious harbourside experience for our distinctive guests. Whether they are in their hotel rooms, our wining and dining venues or other hotel facilities, they will always be accompanied by the world-renowned Victoria Harbour,” said Benedict Chow, General Manager, Harbour Grand Hong Kong. “In addition to unsurpassed luxury hospitality, it is the different perspectives of the harbour view that makes this hotel even more unique.”


A gigantic Swarovski chandelier, one of the largest in Hong Kong, welcomes guests as soon as they step into the hotel’s oval-shaped contemporary com Art Nouveau lobby. Under the glittering 37-foot-high ceiling, streams of heart-lightening melody from the specially-appointed harpist captivate guests, and alleviate every busy traveller’s mind. “If you have any special requests, just any, our Service Ambassadors would always be there to try their best to assist,” added Benedict Chow.


A tranquil sanctuary from the bustling city, each guest room has been specially designed to coddle guests in the comfort and sophistication of modern ergonomic design. Featuring all the high tech conveniences of home, some of the guest rooms and suites project a juxtaposition of old and new, combining modern and classic Oriental elements, while others present a homely grey-blue design theme. After a busy day, guests can refresh their senses in the luxurious bathroom equipped with a rainforest shower or in a circular bath tub, then snuggle under a cozy duvet with a pillow of their choice for a perfect night’s sleep. In most suites, the 2-metre long workstation is set next to the sparkling harbour view, a view that most business guests would treasure. For more demanding guests, they can choose to enjoy an exclusive Victoria Harbour view while soaking in the warm and relaxing outdoor heated Jacuzzi available in selected rooms. Most suites are equipped with pantries to cater to long staying guests.


To meet the increasingly demanding requirements of business travellers, guest rooms on our executive Harbour Club floor come equipped with a multi-purpose printer (Fax / Copy / Scanner / Printer). Bathrooms also come with TV monitors to keep busy executives abreast of the latest news.


From Western favourites to expertly prepared Cantonese and Japanese specialties, the hotel’s dining venues present guests with luscious cuisine against a panoramic view backdrop of Hong Kong’s harbour. Surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on 3 sides, Le 188° Restaurant & Lounge offers a 188-degree harbour view from the very top of the hotel. This signature restaurant and lounge is the crown jewel, serving modern European cuisine and seafood delights at the Oyster Bar in a romantic and intimate environment. Kwan Cheuk Heen, the Chinese restaurant providing traditional Cantonese cuisine, allows guests to dine in an exquisite setting that tastefully combines modern and traditional Chinese designs, in the main dining hall or in the private dining room. Harbour Grand Café offers casual all-day a la carte dining and a lavish buffet selection, serving the best of international cuisine. Lobby Lounge is a place to sit back and relax, sip high tea in the weekends, or enjoy an evening cocktail with friends in a contemporary setting. Nagomi, providing a feast for the eyes as well as the palate, tantalizes guests’ taste buds with expertly prepared Japanese sushi and sashimi in a secluded Zen garden setting.

Boasting 12,685 square feet of meeting and function facilities, the Hotel prides itself with the 6,200 square feet pillar-less Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 600 guests in theatre-style setting and 280 guests in a classroom-style setting. Located on the first floor, the Ballroom can create the perfect ambience for weddings or any other special functions with its special effect lighting that generates 256 colours. The Salon Rooms on the fifth floor embraces seven versatile function rooms from 450 to 1,023 square feet, that can easily be configured to meet the needs of each particular event. All Salon Rooms feature adjustable partitions for multi-functional use. They can be opened up completely into a function space of 6,000 square feet, accommodating over 270 guests in banquet seating. With the backdrop of the spectacular harbour view setting, these function rooms are ideal venues for events of any scale.

After a long day of meetings, guests are invited to relax and unwind at Harbour Grand Hong Kong's state-of-the-art Fitness Centre – featuring a fantastic view of Victoria Harbour as well as the hotel's 27-metre long outdoor heated swimming pool, Jacuzzi and children's pool. For complete stress relief, guests can pamper themselves with a therapeutic massage in the tranquility of the Spa, and let their worries melt away.

Introducing a new perspective of Victoria Harbour, Harbour Grand Hong Kong speaks for luxury set against the harbourside, and redefines a standard of luxury hospitality. With a commitment to personalized guest services, Harbour Grand Hong Kong is exceptional for the exceptionals.


Contact: Wings Mok – Marketing Communications Manager

Tel: 852-2121 2674

Fax: 852-2121 2696

Email: wingsm@harbourgrand.com

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Harbour Grand Hong Kong

MTR Fortress Hill Station
Exit A, 23 Oil Street
North Point, Hong Kong

Tel: (852) 2121 2688