The Upper House in Hong Kong has joined
Preferred Hotels & Resorts' collection of luxury properties.
Opening in October 2009, The Upper House,
conveniently located in the business district of Pacific Place in
Admiralty, Hong Kong Island's premier integrated commercial and
retail complex, offers a range of efficient public transportation
options at its doorstep.
The hotel's 117 guestrooms, including 21 suites
and two penthouses, all feature scenic harbour or island views and
start at 730 sq ft - among the largest guestrooms in Hong Kong.
Bathrooms of over 300 sqft are framed with panoramic windows and come
with walk-in rain showers, separate dressing areas, and deep
Guests will be able to enjoy the complimentary in-room bar,
dual temperature wine fridge, espresso machine, wireless Internet
access, and 2.1 surround sound with connectivity to PC, camcorder,
and MP3. The hotel will also provide Lexus
hybrid cars for airport transfers.
The restaurant - Café
Gray Deluxe, a 21st century 'grand café' located on the 49th floor
overlooking Victoria Harbour - marks the return of celebrated chef
Gray Kunz from New York to Hong Kong with his unique style of
European classics and signature dishes from the finest kitchens of
Europe, Asia, and the United States. The restaurant is
highlighted by a 14 metre long open kitchen and an equally long
bar. The outdoor lawn on the 6th floor and the warm and inviting
Sky Lounge on the 49th floor are alternative venues.
Mark Simmons, Area Managing Director -
Asia, Preferred Hotel Group, said, "This partnership
solidifies the Preferred Hotels and Resorts brand
presence in Asia as our first member hotel in Hong Kong.
A sister hotel of the award winning The Opposite House
in Beijing, we are thrilled to be partnering with Swire
Hotels on another outstanding property which will
undoubtedly be one of Hong Kong's finest luxury hotels.
The Upper House will be a significant addition to the
brand network where we already have member hotels in key
Asian cities including Beijing, Tokyo, New Delhi,
Jakarta, Shanghai and Singapore."
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