The Upper House, Swire Hotels’ first property in
Hong Kong, will officially open on 2 October 2009.
the new hotel, located within Pacific Place on Hong Kong Island, has
launched an exclusive ‘two nights-for-one’ offer for the first 90
days with rates starting from HK$3,388 for a 730sq ft Island View
The Upper House has been designed by renowned
Hong Kong architect Andre Fu of AFSO with the use of natural
materials, distinctive sculptures and original artwork throughout
to create the feel of a sophisticated and modern residence.
The 117 spacious rooms, including 21 suites and 2 penthouses,
are among the largest in Hong Kong – starting at 730sq ft – and feature
panoramic harbour or islands views.
The bathrooms alone are all
over 300 sq ft, with panoramic views and including walk-in rain
showers, free-standing limestone clad baths, double vanities and
separate dressing areas.
The hotel incorporates the latest
in-room technology: interactive hotel information, music and games
via iPod Touch, complimentary wired and wireless high speed
internet, LCD TVs with 2.1 surround sound, and simple connectivity
for PCs, camcorders and MP3s. Guestroom amenities also include
complimentary refreshments from the in-room Maxi-Bar and espresso
‘Café Gray Deluxe’ is a highlight of The Upper
House and is located on Level 49 overlooking Hong Kong’s iconic
Victoria Harbour. Accessed by a spectacular ‘Sky Bridge’ over a
40-metre high atrium, the 21st Century ‘grand café’, serving
Modern European Classics, marks the return of celebrated Chef Gray
Kunz to Hong Kong from New York where he earned widespread
“This highly individualised small hotel with a
dynamic restaurant will help showcase the recent revitalisation of
Pacific Place and provide a welcome retreat for both business and
leisure guests,” said Dean Winter, General Manager, The Upper
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