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Top 10 staycation photography locations for families in Hong Kong

I. Classy with room to breathe

1881 Heritage

Located in Hong Kong’s prime business district Tsim Sha Tsui, 1881 Heritage has become a prominent cultural landmark. Wouldn’t it be fantastic to spend a relaxing vacation in this wonderful building complex? House 1881, a boutique hotel offered by the property, could provide you with a wonderful experience inside 1881 Heritage. The whiteness of the buildings serves as an elegant backdrop for taking pictures of minimalist aesthetics.

Apart from the iconic colonial-style classical architectural views, House 1881 also has graceful gardens filled with refreshing greeneries. It is a perfect place for outdoor family activities! Do not hesitate to take your kids for a walk or games, and get some vivid and lovely photos. Inside the hotel room, the capacious interior space allows the children to walk around and explore every corner. The romantic furnishing also makes the room a lovely intimate place for couples. In a nutshell, this is a place that would fulfill everybody’s imagination of a terrific staycation!

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Location: 2A Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon

Four Seasons Hotel

Are you a lover of sea view? Then the Four Seasons Hotel could provide you with a perfect staycation experience. Located at the heart of Central, the Four Seasons is situated right to the Victoria Harbour, which allows the hotel guests to get a panoramic view of the sea through the big floor-to-ceiling window. Imagine waking up and watching the sunlight brightening up the aqua blue surface of the sea. That would definitely be an unforgettable moment of your staycation experience.

It would also be incredible to photograph you with the amazing vista of the city as the backdrop. Aside from that, the hotel also offers delicate Michelin star dining, a Zen-inspiring spa, and an Executive club that provides personalized services.

As a long-standing luxury hotel brand with excellent services experienced by our clients and team, the Four Seasons will not let you down.

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Location: No.8 Finance Street, Hong Kong

II. Fun with nature

Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel

There can be nowhere more appealing to children than Disneyland! The Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel would be definitely a wonderful choice of staycation for parents and their kids. Since the hotel is the official accommodation of Disneyland Resort, it would be super convenient to enjoy a day in Disneyland if you stay here. (No need to take a long way back to the urban area!)

In addition to the adjacency to the amusement park, this hotel itself is wonderful. It has a big Mickey Maze for children to explore. A lot of fun kid-friendly activities: Bibbidi Bobbidi Boutique for girls to transform into princesses, Disney’s Storytime, and Live Disney Music.

There are also great natural scenes including the beautiful view of the South China Sea and an extensive grassland, Inspiration Lake, where you and your family can have a picnic at close distance.

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Location: Hong Kong Disneyland Resort, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

Contact: +852 3510 6000

III. Convenient in town

Rosewood Hotel

Wanna enjoy a holiday in a stylish urban vibe? Staying in the Rosewood hotel enables you and your family to chill out in the ultimately artistic and sophisticated space at the heart of the city!

The hotel is located right next to K11 Musea, a cultural-retail landmark, where guests could enjoy watching art exhibitions and shopping in a 5-minute walk. There is also a MoMA Design Store inside K11, in which an array of creative art products are showcased.

The furnishing of the Musea is also avant-garde, with the display of contemporary paintings and installations everywhere.

Looking out from the hotel window, you could see the brightly-lit metropolitan view of the Victoria Harbour. Just walk out of the hotel, you could see the famed Victoria Dockside. Spend a day in Rosewood and you will get an immersive experience of the international cultural destination!

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Location: No18, Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui

The Upper House Hotel

The Upper House is another luxurious hotel where guests could easily reach the design stores, markets, and nightlife of Wan Chai. Designed by the Hong Kong architect Andre Fu, the hotel is filled with artful details including different paintings and sculptures.

The hotel rooms offer two color theme choices. You can select either the peaceful “celadon” or the Zen-inspired “bamboo”. Both could provide you with a relaxing atmosphere, relieving your physical and mental stress.The restaurant of the Upper House, Café Gray Deluxe, offers cuisine featuring local taste and organic material, which also gives you a sense of being at home.

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Location: Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong

Contact: +852 2918 1838

Kerry Hotel

The Kerry Hotel is situated at the heart of Hung Hom Bay, an area in Victoria Harbour between Tsim Sha Tsui and Hung Hom. Staying here, you can take a stroll to Avenue of the Stars in 15 minutes, or walk 20 minutes to take the famed Star Ferry.

When you come back from hanging around, you could enjoy a delicate meal in the hotel restaurant on an open terrace. Or savour a signature cocktail while appreciating the old Hong Kong night view. Notice that the hotel also offers the Auspicious Afternoon Tea and desserts that feature traditional Chinese cultural characteristics! Having a staycation around the spring festival would definitely be a great experience!

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Location: 38 Hung Luen Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong

IV. Get away from town
The Tai O Heritage Hotel

It’s time to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city and reconnect with nature! The Tai O Heritage Hotel will provide a perfect residence for your hideaway in the natural paradise of Lantau Island. The architecture of the hotel features a vintage style. The white-painted louver and wooden staircases create a nostalgic vibe, in which people would like to relax and listen to their favorite old song.

Lookout from the arch window and you will see the breathtaking view of the shining sea. Time slows down here. Take a deep breath and feel the warmth of the sea breeze. Get a glance of the sunset while strolling with your family. Watch the tropical greeneries and refresh your mind. Stay here and you will know that the beauty of life gets back to you when you feel it with your heart.

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Location: No. 14 Shek Tsai Po Street, Tai O, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

The Pier Hotel

Choosing the Pier hotel as your staycation residence means that you will have a wonderful holiday in Hong Kong’s beautiful getaway spot: Sai Kung. Nestled along with the coastal town's port, the hotel offers services that could bring you a relaxing experience. The building of the Pier takes the modern minimalist style. However, the interior decorations are colourful, conveying the dynamism of the tropical flavor.

On the rooftop of the building, there is a garden for you to get a sweeping view of the sea. Near the hotel, there are a lot of amazing spots for you to explore. You could take the private ferry, Kaito, to the hidden paradise, Trio Beach, to enjoy a tranquil afternoon. Or you could go to the Pak Sha Wan Bodhisattva Guanyin Temple to spend a calm and mindful time.

Location: No. 9 Pak Sha Wan Street, Sai Kung, Hong Kong

Contact: +852 2912 6777

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