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The Upper House
Ranked #1 of 718 Hotels in Hong Kong
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Stockholm, Sweden
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“Absolutely perfect”
Reviewed 25 March 2012

This hotel has it all - location, service, view, design, comfort. The only thing i didn't find was a swimmingpool. I used the tub in my oversized bathroom instead, having a great view over Hongkong and looking at the news on the tv.

Comfortable beds with duvet blankets, a great minibar where i prepared excellent espresso.

The hotel is placed above the pacific place mall, where you can do all shopping needed. Chanel, dior or zara, at your choice.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 24 March 2012

Hands down from arrival to departure the best service we have ever experienced. It was almost like they were reading your mind...
Both at the Cocktail bar with amazing views, as in the wonderful Restaurant we were stunned by the spotless-perfect service. Thanks so much for a wonderful experience!!! Made our weekend-stay in HK a wonderful experience and we'd always come back...

Room Tip: Harbour view is definitely worth it!
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  • Stayed February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 22 March 2012

What is a sanctuary for me? A place where the most beautiful design meets the most impressive and ultimate comfort. It's also a place where you'll find a dedicated team trying their really best to anticipate all your needs and providing the highest standard of service. Consequently, it's really hard to find a sanctuary and more especially in a city where, usually, people are always in a rush. A sanctuary is also a kind of cocoon, a "home sweet home" where leaving from is so hard... It's something so special like a gem and when you find one, trust me, it gives a very amazing emotion...

A few days ago, maybe i've had one of the most incredible emotion of my life cause i not only find a urban sanctuary but THE urban sanctuary, the place i consider as the most fantastic city hotel of the world where everything has exceeded all the expectations.

First of all, The Upper House is superbly located between Central and Causeway Bay, up to the most elegant mall of Hong Kong. It offers stunning views on the bay but on the city as well and do not think the mountain view is uninteresting cause all the rooms facing the mountain offers a green breathtaking scenery and actually this is maybe my favorite view cause it's so relaxing.
All the accommodations of this very special and exclusive hotel are just amazing. Starting with 700sq. feet, all the studios and suites will be a peaceful and very elegant retreat during your entire stay. The Upper House has been designed by the very talented Andre Fu and the result is more than exquisite. The choice for materials is excellent and you'll fall in love for the scheme of colors melting light green with purple, grey and bright wood. Everything is beautiful and just unique and what to say about the bathrooms... I almost lost my voice the first time i saw the most sexiest bathrooms in the world with an elevated water area with a deep bathtub and a fabulous view on the city.

The Upper House is also the place where you'll find the most exclusive amenities ever. A very good selection of REN products but a very special comfort kit as well comparable as the one you could find in the best Airline First Class, a beautiful shopping bag and a very practical travel bag. I've been just impressed by it and hot milk and cookies during the turn down service is really well thinking. I loved the complimentary maxi bar with jar of candies and cookies replenished every day. very very special...

So, let's say i've been again so satisfied about this hotel which has a very important space in my heart. However, after my first visit, THE urban sanctuary as i like to qualificate this hotel, i complained a bit about the service which was not as good as i expected. This new visit erased the impression of my first visit a few years ago. Now, the team of The Upper House is absolutely amazing. Each person working in this hotel is incredibly nice, friendly and professional. They really don't stop to try their best to make your stay unforgettable and memorable. Everybody will greet you by your name with always a nice word. It's remarkable how great is the improvement and the management team headed by Dean Winter is simply fantastic. The Guest Relations manager Paul is adorable and he really makes our time in this property the most delightful time of our life.... I really want to thank all this team for this great job.

Now you understand that a stay at The Upper House is one of the most special thing to do in a life. Nothing can be better in Hong Kong, in Asia, in the world. This property is the most beautiful possible and you'll be treated as somebody very special at each second of your stay. It's not so pricey if you consider this is THE hotel experience of your life. just FANTASTIC... I'm total FAN...

Room Tip: An Upper Suite is like your own luxury flat in the heart of HK offering more then 1200 sq. feet of s...
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  • Stayed March 2012, travelled with family
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Marcel T, Manager at The Upper House, responded to this review, 2 April 2012
Many thanks for this detailed review. We very much appreciate the time you took to write about your impressions on your recent stay in such a detailed manner! We are much honored that The Upper House has a special place in your heart. We do try to delivery exceptional service and it is feedback such yours which motivates our team.
We are looking forward to hopefully welcome you back soon again.

Marcel Thoma
Hotel Manager
The Upper House
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Reviewed 12 March 2012

This boutique hotel is really very, very nice!! The rooms and bathrooms are uber sexy and trendy and this has made us come back here.
Staff is very professional and helpful.
I have a gluten intolerance so I went to their restaurant and I asked what gluten free options they could reccomend me. Upon returning to my room, I found a freshly printed gluten free menu with my name on it, so it's easier for me to decide and order food in the future. Pretty awsome service :)

I gave the hotel a 4 star rating because unlike The Shangri-La, Marriott, Conrad and Four Seasons it doesn't have direct access to the Mall. Also, it doesn't have a SPA, a swiming pool, and your dining options are pretty limited to only one restaurant/cafe.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled on business
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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2012

for space, comfort and ambience. Newer and more comfortable design than Four Seasons, Conrad, and Shangri-la, but quite pricey!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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Property: The Upper House
Address: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, China
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Region: China > Hong Kong > Admiralty
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Hong Kong
#1 Romantic Hotel in Hong Kong
#1 Business Hotel in Hong Kong
#2 Family Hotel in Hong Kong
Price range (per night): $653 - $960
Hotel Class:5 star — The Upper House 5*
Number of rooms: 117
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Upper House is a highly individualized small luxury hotel designed by Hong Kong architect Andre Fu. The hotel’s 117 rooms (including 21 suites and 2 penthouses) start at 730sq ft – the largest in Hong Kong. They feature wonderfully spacious bathrooms and dressing areas, and offer either scenic harbour or island views. Calming and contemporary, the rooms are designed to provide a sense of relaxation, warmth and understated luxury. ... more   less 
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