Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
I finally bought a guidebook about Hong Kong today. I shopped hotels, and asked advice on Trip Advisor about the best part of the city to book a hotel. I figure Greg and I will be the tour guides, so bought an Insight Guide that maps out walking tours.
On the way over we had a brief stopover in Hong Kong. We stayed at the Evergreen Hotel in the Jordan district on Kowloon.
Our hotel was cheap by Hong Kong standards but the rooms were absolutely tiny, hardly enough room for two people and their bags! The bed was also short and narrow - good thing we are both on the short side! …
We got the train to Central by train [which involves a leg under the bay] had a look at some alleyway stalls, then found our way to the building we remembered as the central abattoir. Jim was disappointed to find this old, and disgusting abattoir had been closed. In 1988, it was a smelly, dirty hovel of a place, and should be closed, but he did …
Very early to food market this morning. Thought at first there would be a holiday for the other shops, as nothing else seemed to be opening, but they opened after 10am. We did quite a bit of walking. Went to Jade Market, but that was slow, and there were overhead fans, so yours truly couldn't enjoy what was there anyway. For our supplies, we went …
Flew with Cathay Pacific, and for some unknown and undeserved reason the computer upgraded us to 'business class'. Very nice, comfortable and well fed place to find ourselves. Hong Kong Airport is huge. Very easy to lose ones sense of direction. Last time we were at the Hong Kong airport it was the one in the city. Nowhere near as big. But that was 1988.
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TravelPod Member ReviewsEvergreen Hotel Hong Kong
The decor and rooms are adequate, but the service is excellent. Good location.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.