Overlooked by the commanding and famous Victoria Peak in the south, and the splendour of Victoria Harbour to the north, Admiralty is a glittering suburb of Hong Kong and the premier shopping destination in the city. Here you’ll discover upscale designer malls, wonderful street markets and glorious views of the city. Book your hotel in Admiralty today and come get a piece of the beautiful shopper's paradise!
The most famous mall and the place to begin your shopping spree is Pacific Place. A top-end mall filled with designer fashion, delicious restaurants and five-star hotels, enjoy the window shopping or give your credit card a workout. This mall is most noted for the Beauty Gallery, a collection of the world's finest skin-care brands all within easy reach.
All of the malls in the area are connected by a skywalk so you can move through to Queensway, the Landmark and the spectacular harbour-front IFC mall with ease. Once you've begun shopping, you won't need to drop to street level again until you're looking for a taxi. Head down Hollywood Road and the stores turn more boutique, with antique stores and art galleries displaying the finest items in Hong Kong. This area transforms into a throbbing and vibrant entertainment district at night.
Outside of the malls, walk between the towering walls of glass and steel and discover Li Yuen Street. A thriving and jam-packed Asian market, browse products with a distinct Oriental flavour, ready to wear and tailored garments, leather products and a huge range of silk. Stop in at one of the street vendors and pick up some authentic local cuisine while you find some perfect souvenirs for your friends and family back home.
No trip to Hong Kong is complete without a visit to the Peak (Victoria Peak). The highest point in Hong Kong Island, ride the Peak Tram to the top and marvel at the sparkling skyscrapers, the beauty of Victoria Harbour and the green hills of the New Territories. It's a delight to watch the beautiful panorama melt into darkness over sunset, as the city transforms into a mass of dazzling sparkling lights.
Admiralty is the place to indulge, whether it’s high-end shopping or finding unique items in the local markets. Soak up the culture and buzz of one of Asia's most vibrant cities with great accommodation in Admiralty for you to enjoy your next holiday. Wot are you waiting for? Grab a great deal on your flight to Hong Kong and an Admiralty hotel, and come visit today!
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