Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong
Business Traveller UK|May - June 2021
BACKGROUND Originally opened in 1991, the Island Shangri-La has recently renovated its Horizon Club rooms. I visited in March 2021 when restrictions were lifting in Hong Kong.
Marisa Cannon

Staff wore face masks temperature checks were in place and guests were encouraged to use the Leave Home Safe app to log their movements.

WHAT’S IT LIKE? The hotel is in one of the towers above Hong Kong’s Pacific Place shopping mall and is more than 50 storeys high. Shangri-La’s signature fragrance, with aromas of jasmine, lily and bergamot, engulfs you as you enter, a welcome relief from the fumes and humidity of springtime in Hong Kong. The public areas are very old-school glitz, with 770 chandeliers and 900 artworks hung throughout the property, including the world’s largest indoor Chinese silk mural, The Great Motherland of China, which stretches 16 storeys.

WHERE IS IT? In Admiralty, several escalator journeys up from Exit F of the MTR at Pacific Place.

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