Stay at these unique art-inspired serviced apartments and hotels.
Hong Kong Parkview
Hong Kong Parkview is surrounded by the lush greenery of Tai Tam Country Park and inside its complex you will find one of the city’s most diverse collections of art. Members and visitors will be able to marvel at pieces ranging from the Archaic Bronze Age to contemporary Chinese art collected by three generations of the Hwang family, Hong Kong Parkview’s owners.
Besides the art, guests will also be able to enjoy Hong Kong Parkview’s extensive list of facilities which includes a fitness centre, tennis courts, squash courts, rock climbing area, indoor and outdoor swimming pools, themed interactive playrooms, eight dining outlets and many more.
Hong Kong Parkview’s 200 apartments come in a variety of styles and sizes, ranging from 254-square-feet standard rooms to 3,273-square-feet four-bedroom furnished suites—even pet-friendly suites are available which is fantastic considering its ideal location to take advantage of the country park’s open spaces. Being out in nature doesn’t disconnect Hong Kong Parkview from the city; they operate shuttle buses to both Central and Wan Chai which provides great connections to other areas of Hong Kong.
The Mercury opened its doors not long ago but the residence makes a bold statement upon its entrance. They commissioned the help of Alana Tsui, New York and Hong Kong-based muralist, to create a striking four-metre tall pair of wings at its front entrance—producing the city’s next Instagram hotspot. Head up to the rooftop barbecue terrace to find another one of Tsui’s beautiful work. This time a 14-metre wide mural which incorporates iconic local elements like the junk boat and Feng Shui phoenix for luck and prosperity.
The property was designed by Goudie Associates, offering an industrial chic style inspired by a New York warehouse. Each floor comprises of three one-room suites, all of which feature windows with panoramic harbour views. The rooms are fully furnished with all the essentials for a top-notch lifestyle experience. The Mercury is located near the Fortress Hill and Tin Hau MTR station, but it is also close to the foodie hub of Electric Road, home to well over 100 international eateries.
K11 ARTUS combines art and living into a hybrid concept recognised as Asia’s first “Artisanal Home”. Alongside the high-end luxury serviced apartments are art-filled public spaces which feature both traditional and contemporary artworks sure to impress even the most avid of art lovers. Hoping to harness a strong art community and gather like-minded creatives, K11 ARTUS will uphold the historical traditions of salons which will be organised and led by prominent cultural figures, including playwrights, artists, designers, explorers and scholars.
K11 ARTUS is located at the heart of Victoria Dockside in Tsim Sha Tsui. Guests will be happy to know every apartment comes with a wraparound balcony which offers arguably the city’s very best view—Hong Kong’s iconic skyline. Altogether there are eight different styles of apartments ranging from studios to a three-bedroom penthouse. State-of-the-art facilities available to guests include an open-air heated swimming pool, sun-deck, 24-hour gym, and a stylish library space.
Ovolo Southside is a hotel which will inspire a guests’ creative side once they lay eyes on its art-inspired designs. Situated in a 1976 former industrial building, the old warehouse has been boldly transformed thanks to the contributions of Hong Kong-based collective Parent’s Parents, Los Angeles’ duo Cyrcle and other incredible local and international artists. The whole hotel, from the communal spaces to the 162 open-plan guestrooms, come in a beautiful explosion of colour and murals.
Similar to staying at other Ovolo hotels, guests will be able to enjoy the all-inclusive services such as free breakfast, daily happy hour social drinks, a complimentary daily replenished in-room minibar, self-service laundry facilities and flexible check out arrangements.
Lastly, let’s not forget Ovolo Southside is located in one of Hong Kong’s most creative districts Wong Chuk Hang. Nearby you’ll find plenty of art galleries and art studios to fill your calendar as you plan your activities and events for the month.