Travel Blogs from Hong Kong
My first trip outside Philippines.
"Here you leave Today, to enter Yesterday, Tomorrow and Fantasy".... "....When you wish upon a star.... makes no difference who you are... anything your heart desires... will come to you... ...if your heart is in your dream...no request is too extreme...when you wish upon a star... as dreamers do...." ...indeed, two full days of wonder and magic! (text/song from the movie "Pinocchio")
... from our hotel. We asked the bus driver to drop us off at the famous Avenue of the Stars so we could get a nice look of the Hong Kong skyline at night. We were not disappointed. It almost looked fake at first glance. The buildings were lit so well and there was so much action in the harbor. There were ferries moving about, ancient Chinese junks, beautiful yachts, and huge barges. What a great way to end a long but enjoyable day.
... from being a beautiful hotel and room it also has the best buffet we have eaten. Pete says that the sushimi is the best he has tasted and after his third plate commented that if was really because of the benefits of omega 3! I focussed mainly on the freshest crab, lobster, bugs and prawns. Such a tough life, it is going to be hard to return to normality.
Hong Kong does not appear to be the shopping mecca of ...
... for the evening's cocktail party at 3 on Canton, at the Gateway Hotel (one of the three Marco Polo hotels in Kowloon).
The cocktail party was fantastic - amazing canapes, shisha bongs set up for people to try, and plenty of alcohol doing rounds. Afterwards we tried our hardest to find a bar to go to, but we were just so knackered that we ended up at McDonalds (broccoli and rice with corn anybody?) and then back in our hotel room.
How has this hotel rated in the past?
Historical Traveler Reviews Shamrock Hotel Hong Kong
Way only three lousy stars??? This place "rocks"!!!!
We stayed for three nights in this hotel and it is absolutely worth your money.
Staff was very friendly and helpfull. The location can hardly be any better, you are close to almost anything! The subway is a few meters/yards from the entrance, and busstops and taxistands are almost in front of the door.
The rooms are clean, and again, you have all you need. When I go to Hong Kong, I will stay in this hotel again!!!!!
My friends and I stayed there for 4 nights in Nov 06 and prior to that, we were warned of the small room size but upon checking in, the room wasn't as bad as imagined. Compared to many other hotels in HK, the room size was considered ok, bearing in mind the fact that we had 3 people. Many other hotels don't even have proper walking space! There was enough space to open our luggages properly. My room did not have a safe though, although my friend who recommended this hotel had it in her room when she was there.
Hong Kong can be very expensive for a family to visit. The Shamrock was a great value. It was centrally located, the rooms were clean and the price included a full breakfast buffet. It is not a luxury hotel, but is certainly a nice place to stay. Recommended for people on a budget,
Excellent location, value for money
Have stayed in this hotel from Nov1 to Nov4.
Room & toilet size are not as small as i have expected.
Hotel staff can speak english & are always putting on a smile.
I like this hotel becos it is so near to MTR station, making it so convenient to travel anywhere.
fyi, famous Australian Diary store is just 1 to 2 streets behind.
One of the Best Hotel
My mom and I stayed in Shamrock hotel last March of this year. We stayed there for 3 days and 2 nights. It is one of the best hotels I have stayed in Hong Kong because of its convenient location, friendly staff and a huge and clean room for twin sharing.
It has a Convenient location in a sense that the MTR station is just beside the hotel. Mc Donald's and 711 is also near the hotels location.
The Staff in this hotel are friendly and accommodating and they are willing to help you in every way they can do.
I look forward staying in this hotel for my future Hong Kong trips.
Excellent choice and great accommodation experience for a 3-star hotel in HK!!! I took the feedback by tripadvisor fellow mates here and stayed 5 nights at Shamrock, it was the best accommodation that I've had in HK. Thanks for the advice here, really appreciate it.
Hotel Location - Fantastic ... just 10m from entrance to Jordan Station in Kowloon. As for shopping, walk south to go to up-market shopping centres; walk north to visit night and flea markets. Taxi-stand to airport is just 12m from hotel entrance - hotel bell service helped us bring our 3 luggages to the taxi stand.
stayed for 2 nites. hotel is near to MTR. very convenient. staffs are helpful & kind.
the room allocated was very small though. i travelled w/ hubby & child, wish i had
change to a bigger room, but considering the length of stay, i don't bother.
overall a pleasant stay. recommended for short stay shopping spring traveller.
My cousin and I just returned from a 5 days stay in Hong Kong Shamrock Hotel! We had a wonderful time at the hotel. The room was small but it was very clean and neat! It even have a full length mirror and a small cupboard. Despite the small bathroom, they still managed to squeeze in a bath tub! The space is definitely maximised! We were on the 9th floor and had a wonderful view. I will post pictures and you can judged for yourself.