8 Best Cheapest Hotels in Hong Kong

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Want to know which are the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong? You’re in the right spot!

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 “within-budget” hotel alternatives in Hong Kong.

Here, we tell you the best, affordable hotels in different and popular areas in Hong Kong, including:

  • Mid-Levels
  • Sheung Wan
  • Sai Ying Pun
  • Aberdeen
  • Wan Chai
  • Kennedy Town

 

1. One of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong: Mid Levels

Bishop Lei InternationalWhy we chose it:

  • 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.
  • The hotel is a 3-minute walk to the Central Hong Kong escalator and a 10-minute walk to Soho so, 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.

What we like:

  • Mid-Levels location
  • Quiet neighborhood
  • Price
  • Gym
  • Pool

What we don’t like:

  • Small rooms

Summary:

  • The hotel’s location is very convenient and gives you access to the whole of Central within a short walk. 
  • Prices are relatively inexpensive; for a standard Queen Room, you can pay as little as ~HK$765 (+10% tax) per night.
  • The hotel does have a pool, but those looking for a pamper session might be disappointed to know it doesn’t offer any spa services.

Bishop Lei International location: 4 Robinson Road, Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.

 

2. One of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong: Sheung Wan

Travelodge, Hollywood Road

Why we chose it:

  • Located between Sheung Wan and Central, Travelodge Hollywood Road is surrounded by plenty of late-night drinking holes, art galleries, antique shops, and artisan coffee joints.
  • The hotel has modern and trendy decor — but rooms can get crowded if you’re traveling with the family since they’re on the smaller side. 

What we like:

  • Location – you’ll be spoilt by the restaurant and entertainment options available in Sheung Wan
  • Price
  • Sleek interiors
  • Even though it’s a budget hotel, they add little extras like bottles of water and muffins for breakfast.

What we don’t like:

  • No gym
  • Small rooms

Summary:

  • It’s a very well-located budget hotel; close to Man Mo Temple, Cat Street, antique stores, and plenty of quirky cafes. If you love wandering and exploring, the location of this hotel will not disappoint. 
  • Service is considerate; many people do repeat stays.
  • Comfortable beds, hot water, and good water pressure; given the prices, you’re unlikely to be disappointed.

Travelodge, Hollywood Road Location: 263 Hollywood Road, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong.

 

3. One of the best budget hotels in Hong Kong: Sai Ying Pun

Island Pacific Hotel

Island Pacific Hotel is one of our favorite cheapest hotels in Hong Kong.

Why we chose it:

  • 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 a prime spot for people who like 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. 
  • Shuttle buses are available to Hong Kong Airport Express station.  

What we like:

  • Higher quality hotel; some rooms have views of Victoria Harbour.
  • Gym
  • Pool

What we don’t like:

  • Slightly more expensive than other hotels listed in this article 
  • Some rooms are noisy; be sure to insist on a non-noisy room when you check-in.

Summary:

  • This is a budget hotel with more facilities (swimming pool, gym) than most budget hotels; it also has quite a few F&B options both within the hotel and the surrounding area.
  • Overall, it’s a high-quality, good value-for-money hotel.
  • The hotel is known for its attentive customer service.

Island Pacific Hotel location: 152 Connaught Road West, Sai Ying Pun, Hong Kong.

 

4. One of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong: Aberdeen

Ovolo Southside

Ovolo is one of the very best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong.

Why we chose it:

  • Located in a former industrial building that underwent a New York-style warehouse conversion, Ovolo Southside is a designer hotel at reasonable prices.
  • The hotel is home to one of Hong Kong’s top restaurants (Komune), as well as a roof-top bar (Above by Komune) that locals flock to
  • The hotel is beautifully renovated, with top-notch service and amenities. 
  • 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.  

What we like:

  • Trendy, designer hotel with a  great vibe
  • Cool rooms
  • In-house restaurant
  • In-house roof-top bar
  • Freebies if you book directly via their website
  • 24-hour gym

What we don’t like:

  • The Wong Chuk Hang location means it’s relatively far away from the hustle and bustle of Hong Kong, although, for some, this will be no issues and might even be a plus. 

Summary:

  • You will actually want to spend time at this hotel; this hotel has a cool vibe!
  • The 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.

Ovolo Southside Location: 64 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, Hong Kong (South Island MTR Station Wong Chuk Hang, A2 Exit).

 

5. One of the best affordable hotels in Hong Kong: Wan Chai

Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel

Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel is one of the best budget hotels in Hong Kong.

Why we chose it:

  • 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.
  • The hotel has really great amenities include free WiFi, a gym, a pool, a business center, and a common lounge area.
  • The location is excellent; you are moments away from the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, as well as close to many of the interesting shops and cafes that the Wan Chai/Admiralty area has to offer
  • The hotel is near the Wan Chai MTR station, and they also provide a free shuttle bus service.

What we like:

  • Great well-lit rooms
  • Plenty of F&B dining options; multiple restaurants offering both Western and Chinese cuisine
  • Harbor views
  • Lots of facilities (gym + beautiful outdoor swimming pool)

What we don’t like:

  • Overall, the hotel feels a little tired and in need of a renovation.

Summary:

  • Overall, it’s a large hotel located in a fabulous location in the heart of Wan Chai.
  • There are plenty of amenities and F&B options; pricing is great, probably because the hotel needs an overhaul.
  • Wan Chai is itself fun; there’s the Star 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. You can also head over to Lee Tung Avenue and get some photos next to the beautiful red Chinese lanterns.

Renaissance Hong Kong Harbour View Hotel location: 1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong.

 

6. Best budget hotel in Hong Kong: Kennedy Town

Mia Casa

Why we chose it:

  • 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.
  • The hotel is located within a 3-minute walk from the Kennedy Town MTR station and only 15 minutes from the city’s buzzing central area.
  • Hotel rooms are equipped with WiFi, cable TV, a safety deposit box, and maid service.
  • Nearby is a large indoor public swimming pool.

What we like:

  • Small boutique hotel with only 33 rooms
  • Budget pricing
  • Scenic neighborhood
  • Rooms with a view
  • Wheelchair access rooms are available.

What we don’t like:

  • No swimming pool
  • No gym

Summary:

  • This is a small boutique hotel offering only the basics; basically, it is just a room, but it offers outstanding value for money.
  • Different room sizes are available; this is a great budget hotel for families.

Mia Casa Location: 2 Hau Wo Street, Kennedy Town, Hong Kong

 

7. One of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong: Causeway Bay 

L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View

L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View is one of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong.

Why we chose it:

  • This is a sleek designer hotel offering oversized rooms in Causeway Bay.
  • Not only is the location great but the hotel itself has plenty of facilities. Don’t spend your time napping; there’s too much to do both inside and outside the hotel.
  • The hotel’s area has an energetic buzz; SOGO and Lee Gardens, which are all within a short walking distance.
  • This is a great hotel if you like shopping, eating, drinking, and generally enjoying yourself.

What we like:

  • State-of-the-art gym
  • Rooftop swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Generously sized rooms with views
  • Professional staff ready to help with any of your requests
  • Great location; within walking distance of Victoria Park and plenty more
  • Great F&B options covering both international and Chinese

What we don’t like:

  • A bit noisy because of the busy street

Summary:

  • Sleek fun hotel with plenty of F&B and facilities
  • Located in the heart of the Causeway Bay shopping area means you will be spoilt for choice both in terms of shopping and dining out.

L’hotel Causeway Bay Harbour View location: 8 King’s Rd, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

 

8. Best affordable hotel in Hong Kong: Tsim Sha Tsui (TST)

Stanford Hillview Hotel

The Stanford Hillview Hotel is one of the best cheapest hotels in Hong Kong.

Why we chose it:

  • This hotel sits at the top of a steep hill near the Hong Kong Observatory; without a doubt, the Stanford Hillview Hotel’s best feature is the location.
  • The hotel is an 8-minute walk to Jordan or Tsim Sha Tsui MTR Station, a 15-minute walk to Hung Hom Train Station, or a 20-minute walk from the Harbour City shopping mall.
  • This hotel is well-located in the midst of a thriving area and within walking distance to almost all public transport options.

What we like:

  • 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
  • Thoughtful service

What we don’t like:

  • The rooms are rather small.

Summary:

  • The rooms are small and clean, and nothing fancy, but the location the single best feature of this hotel.
  • If you want to do some shopping or generally explore TST, this is a great option

Stanford Hillview Hotel location: 13-17 Observatory Road on Knutsford Terrace, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong

 

Finally

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