Royal View Hotel
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The only airport where you have to take a train to get your luggage. Over here everything's about speed and efficiency. People are always in a hurry and never seem to have enough cellphones. You even see them gaming in the escalator. Their fear for bacteria shows everywhere : even the elevator button is « sterelized » and taped with plastic.
Jet lag set in.... During our jet lag we went in search of food and stumbled across... Marks and spencers, yum! Once recovered we ventured to Jumbo Kingdom a floating restaurant with some yummy, some slimmy and interesting food! Next day was Victoria peak where we had to get a cool tram up a very steep mountain, but proving to be the best views of …
Day 2 - Blow, Wind Blow
Disclaimer: None of these photos are mine. They belong to kind souls on Flickr.
The next day came and we had an early start, determined to make up for lost time. There was also a tai chi demonstration organised by the Hong Kong Tourism Board, going on at 8am at the Tsim Sha Tsui promenade where we were …
Day 1 - Settling In
It's 5:30am when the alarm clock rings and I stumble awake, eyes not as bleary as feared. After a last-minute check to make sure the essentials (passport, tickets, hotel reservation) are in place, I then grab a quick breakfast before setting off. Mom's kind enough to wake up early and open the door for me, so I needn' …
... to see the value of this place when they showed us the massive quantities of imported Italian marble, French tiles, and gold inlays everywhere the eye could see.
At this point we headed to the train station to take a different form of transportation across the border. Not much to see on this part of the trip as it was dark. Two hours later and we were in Kowloon which is across ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility