CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has unveiled two Citadines properties in Hong Kong. With the opening of the 52-unit Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong and the newly-rebranded 55-unit Citadines Mercer Hong Kong, Ascott’s presence in the city has expanded to more than 300 units in prime locations across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.
Mr. Tan Tze Shang, Ascott’s Regional General Manager for Greater China, said: “Ascott has scaled up its network rapidly in Hong Kong with the opening of four properties over the past three years. The newest Citadines Harbourview will provide travellers with another choice accommodation in Hong Kong Island. Ascott has been well-received by our customers in Hong Kong and we are confident that Citadines Harbourview will also be a preferred accommodation option for business and leisure travellers. Ascott has over 30 years’ of experience and expertise in managing award-winning serviced residences worldwide and we remain committed to providing world-class services and memorable experiences for our guests.”
“As one of the renowned brands under Ascott, Citadines is expanding fast globally and is well-liked by international travellers. With the rebranding of The Mercer into Citadines Mercer, we will have three Citadines properties in Hong Kong, enabling us to leverage operational and marketing resources to further boost brand recognition. Ascott will continue to develop our business in Hong Kong to offer guests even more exciting accommodation choices in this dynamic city,” he added.
Located in one of the most vibrant areas of the city, Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong is an ideal accommodation choice for travellers to experience the metropolitan lifestyle. The serviced residence is close to the bustling Central Financial District, with convenient access to Lan Kwai Fong, Cat Street Antiques Market, Hollywood Road, Dried Seafood Street and the University of Hong Kong. Sai Ying Pun MTR station is a short three-minute walk away and guests at Citadines Harbourview will be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of local eateries, boutique cafes, and international restaurants nearby.
All 52 one-bedroom apartments offer spacious living with an area of over 1,000 square foot each and a spectacular 180° view of Victoria Harbour. Designed to provide quality home living, all the apartments come with a fully-equipped kitchen, a home entertainment system and ample storage space.
Residents can stay connected effortlessly with complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the property and free use of handy smartphones with unlimited mobile data, local calls and international calls to 10 selected countries.
Recreational facilities at the pet-friendly Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong include a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop terrace where residents can relax and unwind. Guests on short or long stay can personalise their experience by opting from a range of services such as laundry, dry-cleaning, babysitting, doctor-on-call, courier and airport transfers.
To celebrate its opening, Citadines Harbourview is having a special promotion of up to 30% off, with rates from HK$910 per night for stays from now till 31 October 2016. Book through Ascott’s website for Best Rate Guarantee and sign up as an Ascott Online Advantage member to enjoy an additional 10% off.
Conveniently located in Sheung Wan, the newly-rebranded Citadines Mercer Hong Kong is situated next to the Central Business District and is close to the trendy Soho area with many restaurants, art galleries and fashion boutiques. The serviced residence is also near the famous Lan Kwai Fong, enabling guests to enjoy some of Hong Kong’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment options. The serviced residence is only a minute’s walk to Sheung Wan MTR station, a five-minute walk to Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal and a 10-minute walk to the International Finance Centre where many multinational companies and financial institutions are based.
Citadines Mercer offers 55 apartments and comes with a fully-equipped fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and lounge.
With the two new Citadines properties in operation, Ascott now manages over 300 serviced residence units in five properties across Hong Kong, providing quality accommodation for travellers from around the world. Ascott launched its first property in Hong Kong, Citadines Ashley, in 2006. It further strengthened its presence in the city with the addition of Somerset Victoria Park and The Mercer (now Citadines Mercer) in 2014, followed by the opening of Hotel Pravo in 2015.