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Getting around Hong Kong couldn't be easier than with MTR. As MTR lines cover all major districts, it is quick and convenient to explore the whole city. There are nine commuter rail lines with easy interchange as well as a Light Rail network and...more
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Hong Kong, China
Jordan / Yau Ma Tei
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Reviewed yesterday

This is one of the best class in mass transit. Clean, cheap, fast and well maintained. Lots of Englighs signs, all well marked. Just at times lots of walking involved, so wear comfy shoors

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ken_stearns
Reviewed yesterday

The MTR is amazing and accessible, no language problem, ample signage, free wifi. The oyster card works everywhere but when returned they deduct 9 HKD from the security deposit which they say is refundable.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Divjyot S
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

I hadn’t been back to Hong Kong in 20 years and being on the MTR reminded me how magnificent a public transportation system can be. I love how efficient, clean and airy it is.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank P6703MIjenniferm
Reviewed yesterday

We were there for 3 days. Got a tourist pass that included 3 days travel and trip on express out to airport for $250HK. We used the MTR a lot. $50 refund for ticket once at airport.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Slugcampbell
Reviewed yesterday

Very clean, easy to use. Great signage and staff to direct you. Felt very safe using the MTR and would recommend to use in getting around very busy Hong Kong

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank miva13
Reviewed yesterday

The MTR is a revelation as to what public transit can be. It is safe, clean, quiet, fast, easy to use and reliable. Additionally, if you are a senior, using the multiple-trip octopus card is remarkably inexpensive. You just do not need a car in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank RAC4214
Reviewed yesterday

Clean, safe, regular and cheap compared to the U.K. We were impressed by all of our journeys. Thoroughly recommended as a means to navigate aro7nd HONG KONG.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Calmorit
Reviewed yesterday

very easy to use. Has octopus card system so you buy a card for $150 and $100 of that is credit. The other $50 can be reclaimed if you don't want to keep the card when you leave. Can use on everything so great.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank goldcath
Reviewed yesterday

Have travelled all around Hong Kong by MTR and we are so impressed at how easy it is to do so. Everything Is colour-coded and well sign-posted. Walking to and from each station has given us the opportunity of seeing local people and how they...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Greg_and_Roseanne
Reviewed 2 days ago

very fast and efficient, easy to navigate around the city. be warned of the peak hour crowds though.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from KonstantiaM2 | Reviewed this property |
Actually I didn't find any simple local street food in a certain place. Some stores in Yau Ma Tei Station (where you can visit also Canton road, Temple street, Jade Market and Lady Market) and in Food street (or Houston... More
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Response from peaceandtranquility | Reviewed this property |
MTR has an information booth and they are very helpful.
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2 December 2018|
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Response from silkyloz | Reviewed this property |
When we purchased ours we were told we had to pay cash. We wanted to pay on card but were unable to.
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