The Empire Hotel Wan Chai
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Lindsey and I recently spent the 25th-28th of July in Hong Kong. To begin, I would like to say how much I loved Hong Kong. I must admit, it was everything that I had hoped Shanghai would be before I left America. The food is delicious, the people are friendly, everyone is willing to speak English if they know how, and the landscape is absolutely …
... against the total stranger next to me to try to get warm.
I also got a lot of strange looks about shaking hands for the "sign of peace". Most reluctantly gave their hand but most people I noticed were just nodding to one another.
I only recognised one of the hymns but could still join in pretty well. The priest was of Irish background and was quite excitable and gesticulating a lot during the homily. Although it was English the microphone was too soft so ...
... the peak tram opened everything seemed normal, but as soon as the doors cracked the slightest bit everybody in our general area surged forward. It was like a scene from Walmart on black Friday where 3 flat screens are on sale for 15$ and 300 people are determined to get them. People passively pushed and nudged there way forward through the doorway to board the tram. A small women in an unfortunate spot was getting smashed until ...
... We walked around and came across the mid level escalators which are the longest escalators in the world so we got on and had a trip up there. We got off halfway to look for a lunch place and ended up having lunch in this busy little restaurant at a table with two Chinese men. It was really busy and loud with lots of lunch orders going out.
We got home early about two thirty and managed to even have ...
I landed in Hong Kong on an overcast morning and caught a bus to my hostel on Hong Kong Island. The humidity was unbearable, and after an hour bus ride, and after hauling my backpacks through the busy streets, I finally found my hostel. The hostel was small, noisy, dirty and cheap, but I liked it right away!
I met two American guys who had been traveling around China and went out for dinner and drinks with them. We went to a ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Empire Hotel Wan Chai Hong Kong
The hotel had wonderful rooms and really comfortable beds. The all you can eat dinner buffet was delicious. The pool on the roof was also quite wonderful. Would stay again
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.