Looking for an affordable hotel in Hong Kong?
Hong Kong is one of the world’s most expensive cities, so it’s no surprise why Hong Kong hotels are so pricey.
Hong Kong has so many luxurious, gorgeous 5-star hotels like The Upper House, The Rosewood, and St Regis, but a one night stay at hotels like these can cost you more than US$600 for a single night!
That’s why it is important to know more affordable, or you may call them within budget hotel alternatives in Hong Kong.
Here, we tell you the best, affordable hotels in different and popular areas in Hong Kong, including:
- Sheung Wan
- Sai Ying Pun
- Wan Chai
- Kennedy Town
- Causeway Bay
- Tsim Sha Tsui (TST)
1. Within budget hotel in Mid Levels, Hong Kong?
Bishop Lei International
Bishop Lei provides value for money. The rooms are small and clean, and the hotel is centrally located in Hong Kong’s hustle and bustle district.
A 3-minute walk to the Central Hong Kong escalator and a 10-minute walk to Soho, you’ll be surrounded by some of the best restaurants and bars in town. The hotel also offers a shuttle bus service to and from Hong Kong Airport Express Station and Admiralty.
Whilst the hotel does have a pool, those looking for a pamper session will be disappointed to know it doesn’t offer any spa services.
However, the hotel’s location is very convenient and gives you access to the whole of Central within a short walk.
For a standard Queen Room, you can pay as little as ~HK$765 (+10% tax) per night.
- Mid-Levels location
- Quiet neighborhood
- Small rooms
Location: 4 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels
2. Affordable hotel in Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Travelodge, Hollywood Road
Located between Sheung Wan and Central, Travelodge Hollywood Road is surrounded by plenty of late-night drinking holes, art galleries, and antique shops.
Its modern and trendy decor is perfect for the simple traveler— but rooms can get crowded if you’re traveling with the family since they’re on the smaller side.
Price per night can be as low as HK$520 (+10% tax).
- Location (you’ll be spoilt by the restaurant and entertainment options available in Sheung Wan)
- Sleek interiors
- No gym
- Small rooms
Location: 263 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan
3. Budget hotel in Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong
Island Pacific Hotel
A 5-minute walk from Sai Ying Pun MTR Station (Exit B3), Island Pacific Hotel is located just a few steps away from the city’s hustle and bustle, making it the prime spot for visitors who still likes to be close to the action but far enough to enjoy a good night’s rest.
A short 10-minute walk away from Hollywood Road, visitors can enjoy head to the nearby Man Mo Temple after dim sum to appreciate Hong Kong’s historical culture. Afterward, be sure to take a dip in the pool or rest up so you can get a morning workout at the hotel gym in the morning.
Shuttle buses to Hong Kong Airport Express station are even available for your bittersweet ride to the airport.
A Queen Room can be as little as $770 (+10% tax) per night, but generally, you will have to pay HK$1,000+ per night. 4-star hotel.
- Higher quality hotel
- Slightly more expensive than other hotels listed in this article
Location: 152 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun
4. Affordable hotel in Aberdeen, Hong Kong
Located in a former industrial building that underwent a New York-style warehouse conversion, Ovolo Southside has one of Hong Kong’s top restaurants (Komune) as well as a roof-top bar (Above by Komune) that locals flock to.
Aside from the restaurants, the hotel is beautifully renovated, with top-notch service and amenities. However, its Wong Chuk Hang location means it’s relatively far away from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong.
Although it is worth noting that this hotel is very close to both Ocean Park and Repulse Bay, so if you’re keen to enjoy a relaxing time away from the hustle and bustle of Central and TST, this is a great option.
You can quickly and easily get to Ocean Park and enjoy a full day of activities. You could also head over to Repulse Bay and enjoy a relaxing night eating pizza and drinking wine while looking across at the boats in the sea.
4-star hotel. The hotel is accessible by the South Island MTR line. A Queen Room can be as low as ~$710 (+10% tax) per night.
- Trendy, great vibe
- Cool rooms
- In-house restaurant
- In-house roof-top bar
- Plus freebies if you book directly via their website
- You will actually want to spend time at this hotel!
- Aberdeen-location, although for some this will be a pro (South Island MTR Station Wong Chuk Hang, A2 Exit)
Location: 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen
5. Affordable hotel in Wan Chai, Hong Kong
Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel
In Wan Chai, if you are looking for a place that is affordable and yet doesn’t compromise on the location and activities one can get the most out of, the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel is the answer. Your stay here will make your commute incredible short to some amazing places that many people flock to.
First of all, the neighborhood of Wan Chai is itself fun. There’s the Start Street area near Pacific Place 3, a trendy area for dining and drinking. Then if you want to experience authentic Hong Kong, take a stroll up and down Hennessy Road, and you’ll find some pretty amazing stores. You’ll find antique stores, kids’ stores, and more. And of course, be sure to head over to Lee Tung Avenue and get some photos next to the beautiful red Chinese lanterns. This is one of the prettiest streets in the whole of Hong Kong.
Back to the Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel, amenities include free WiFi (necessary by all means), a gym, a pool, a business center, and a common lounge area. You will be moments away from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center. Another great reason to stay here.
The hotel is near the MTR station, and they also provide a free shuttle bus service.
- Great well-lit rooms
- 2 Extra free nights for a stay over 28 nights
- Stay home meals
- Buy 1 get 1 free on selected dishes
- You might hear sounds through the wall
- No scenic views from the room
6. Within budget hotel in Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
With exciting activities and quality eateries around it, Mia Casa is a hotel that will allow you to enjoy a ride on the old Ding Dong Tram and admire your surroundings. Able to keep you away from the bustling sidewalks, the hotel has an indoor public swimming pool and a nearby fitness center.
Within 3 minutes walk from the Kennedy Town MTR station, and only 15 minutes from the city’s buzzing central area from there, the hotel is equipped with WiFi, cable TV, a safety deposit box, and maid service.
For a solo room, you will have to pay ~HK$350.00 per night. And there are many types of rooms available according to your needs and the number of people intending to stay.
- Scenic neighborhood
- Rooms with a view
- Disabled or wheelchair access located on the 3rd floor
- No swimming pool
- No gym
- Small rooms
Location: 2 Hau Wo Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong
7. Classy and cheap hotel in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View
From Standard Rooms to Executive Harbour View Suite, every room in L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View makes your stay a memorable one. Choosing this hotel would mean that you will stay at the heart of the Causeway Bay shopping area.
You can enjoy the nearby shopping malls’ energetic buzz such as SOGO and Lee Gardens, which are all within a short walking distance. Go shopping, eat, and drink and enjoy Hong Kong. You can also enjoy the delicious food at the hotel.
Rooms can start from as little as HK$340, subject to a 10% service charge per night for a standard twin room.
- Professional staff to aid all kinds of requests
- State-of-the-art gym
- Rooftop swimming pool
- Rooms with a view
- Ventilation issues
- A bit noisy because of the busy street
Location: 8 King’s Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong
8. Affordable hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui (TST), Hong Kong
Stanford Hillview Hotel
This hotel sits at the top of a steep hill near the Hong Kong Observatory. The rooms are small and clean, nothing fancy. Without a doubt, the best feature of the Stanford Hillview Hotel is the location.
The hotel is an 8 minutes’ walk to Jordan or Tsim Sha Tsui MTR Station, 15 minutes’ walk to Hung Hom Train Station, 20 minutes’ walk from China Hong Kong City Ferry Terminal/Harbour City Shopping Center, 20 minutes’ walk to Star Ferry. Access from Hong Kong International Airport to Stanford Hillview Hotel is very nicely explained by the hotel here.
You’re within a quick walk of the Star Ferry as well as a huge amount of dining options. If you want to be well-located in the midst of a great vibe and within walking distance to almost all public transport options, this is a great option.
Their ‘Oak’ room with one double bed or two single beds starts from approximately HK$418.00 per night.
- Convenient location
- Breathtaking views of either the Hong Kong Observatory or the bustling Tsim Sha Tsui area
- Free in-room mini-bar for select packages
- Free in-room tea and coffee
- A tad small rooms
Location: 13-17 Observatory Road on Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong SAR
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