EAST, a new hotel from Swire
Hotels, is scheduled to open in Hong Kong in January 2010.
The 345 guest rooms (including 6 suites) range
in size from 28 square metres to 60 square metres in size. CL3
Architects, an Hong Kong based architect and interior design
studio, utilised natural materials such as limestone, wood and
bamboo flooring to make guest rooms feel invitingly natural and
cosy whilst a sense of space is created by a free-standing vanity
counter blurring the boundary between bedrooms and bathrooms.
In room, state-of-the-art communications
technology and entertainment include 37-inch, high definition LCD
TVs with countless satellite and cable channels, latest iHome /
iPod touch technology, simple connectivity for laptops and
complimentary broadband / WiFi, which extends throughout the
The all day dining Feast (Food by EAST),
including a takeaway service on the 1st floor will serve western
classics and authentic cuisines of Central Asia, the provinces of
China and South-East Asia.
Sugar (Bar.Deck.Lounge) on the 32nd floor is
open until 2am and designed as an accessible spot to eat, meet,
drink and party after work, featuring signature and classic
cocktails, tapas and nightly DJs. Sugar is also available for
private bookings during the day for exclusive lunches, team
building, launch events and parties.
On the 4th floor, Beast (Body by EAST) will
offer access to a spacious and naturally-lit gym, outdoor swimming
pool and a Juice Bar. The gym is enclosed by perforated metal
panels and features a unisex changing room in intimate wood and
To accommodate guests from all regions, the
in-room dining and gym are intended to remain accessible around
the clock ideal for those who have yet to adjust to a new time
EAST is located at Island East in Quarry Bay, a
new home to over 300 multinationals including some of the most
prestigious Fortune 500 corporations. The hotel is conveniently
adjacent to Tai Koo MTR station and is a short drive away from
Central and Causeway Bay.
EAST will be the third hotel to be opened by
Swire Hotels. Its first, The Opposite House, opened last year in
Beijing. The brand’s first Hong Kong hotel, The Upper House, opens
at Pacific Place in October 2009.
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