Fact Sheet

PROPERTY:
InterContinental Hong Kong
ADDRESS:
18 Salisbury Road, Kowloon, Hong Kong
TELEPHONE:
FACSIMILE:
OPENING DATE:
October 1980
MANAGEMENT:
InterContinental Hotels and Resorts
OWNER:
Supreme Key Limited, a consortium of investors advised and managed by Gaw Capital Partners
ARCHITECTS:
Skidmore, Owing and Merrill, San Francisco
INTERIOR DESIGNER:
Chhada, Siembieda and Associates, Sydney
LTW (Lim + Teo + Wilkes Design Works), Singapore,
Kuala Lumpur & Milan
KEY EXECUTIVES
General Manager: Claus Pedersen
STAFF:
Approximately 750
LOCATION:
Magnificently located on the Kowloon waterfront overlooking Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island, InterContinental Hong Kong is conveniently located for shopping, dining, sightseeing, business and for all forms of transport.
DESCRIPTION:
InterContinental Hong Kong is actually built over the harbour's edge and therefore provides spectacular uninterrupted views of Hong Kong Island and bustling Victoria Harbour. The 17-storey hotel has a sleek and contemporary design. The building is clad in red granite with polished granite. The interiors are of polished granite and marble. The three-storey high plate glass windows maximize the hotel's unique panoramic location, affording sweeping views from the Lobby, restaurants and guest rooms.
ACCOMMODATION:
Almost two-thirds of all 503 guest rooms, including all 87 suites, have panoramic views of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island. All rooms have high-speed internet access, Handy smartphones, 24-hour butler service and in-room dining.

For the ultimate Hong Kong experience, the hotel has three signature suites with private outdoor terraces and Jacuzzis overlooking the harbour. These unique suites include the one-bedroom Terrace Suite, CEO Suite and the spectacular 7,000 square foot Presidential Suite, which is the largest in Hong Kong. This 5-bedroom Duplex Suite has an expansive terrace and rooftop infinity swimming pool and Jacuzzi overlooking Victoria Harbour.
ROOM & SUITE FEATURES, SERVICES, & AMENITIES:
Butler Service: InterContinental Hong Kong has a staff of approximately 750 providing an extremely high ratio of staff to guests. All rooms and suites have 24-hour butler service, in addition to twice daily housekeeping service. At the touch of the service button or a call to “Instant Service, our butlers will assist with laundry, shoe cleaning and shining and other such housekeeping matters.

Complimentary WiFi: Guests can enjoy complimentary WiFi access throughout the entire hotel, including all guest rooms and suites, restaurants and meeting and event facilities.

"Handy" Smartphone: Complimentary customized smartphone that allows guests-in-residence to stay connected, anywhere, anytime during their stay as they explore the wonders of Hong Kong, with unlimited local calls and international calls (to & from 9 countries), free 4G internet access, interactive maps, a Hong Kong city guide and special offers. 


Instant Service: Our Instant Service Centre provides a 24-hour one-stop service for all guests’ requests.

Laundry: All guest laundry and dry-cleaning is handled on the premises by the hotel’s own laundry, which is open 24 hours. Same- day laundry and dry-cleaning are offered at no extra charge if items are passed to your butler by 12 noon.

Amenities: All guests checking into InterContinental Hong Kong receive fresh fruit, with a choice of welcome tea. In all bathrooms, plush terrycloth bath towels and robes, slippers, hairdryers and toiletries are provided. A daily newspaper is delivered to each guest room on a complimentary basis. A selection of over 200 international newspapers from 66 countries is also available upon request. Refrigerators with fully stocked mini-bars and complimentary mineral water are in all rooms and suites. A kettle with complimentary tea is available in every guestroom. Nespresso coffee machine in all suites.
CLUB INTERCONTINENTAL:
Located on the Second Floor with stunning views of Victoria Harbor and Hong Kong Island, Club InterContinental, our Executive Lounge, is an exclusive retreat for conducting business or simply relaxing. It provides a spacious and luxurious, yet private setting. Guests-in-residence can enjoy the exclusive facilities and services, as well as the privacy and convenience of Club InterContinental, for an additional daily charge.

Club InterContinental access is inclusive of daily breakfast buffet, afternoon tea and evening cocktails from 6:00pm-8:00pm, plus personalized concierge services.
RESTAURANTS:
InterContinental Hong Kong has five outstanding international restaurants, all with superb harbourviews, plus four bars / lounges, a Pool Terrace which serves breakfast and all-day snacks (for guests in residence), and 24-hour in-room dining.

Rech by Alain Ducasse: Recipient of 1-Michelin Star in the 2018 Michelin Guide, Rech was founded by Adrien Rech in 1925 and reborn by Alain Ducasse in 2007, made its international debut at InterContinental Hong Kong (in former SPOON by Alain Ducasse space) in mid-February 2017. An authentically French seafood experience, it showcases the freshest oysters and fish from France with Chef Alain Ducasse’s personal interpretation and contemporary cuisine. Open Tuesday through Sunday from 6:00pm to 11:00pm for dinner and on Sundays for lunch from 12 noon – 2:30pm. Seats: 78. Semi-private dining areas are available. Attire: Smart casual.

Yan Toh Heen: Recipient of Five stars from Forbes Travel Guide and 2-Michelin stars in the 2018 Michelin Guide for the fourth consecutive year, following five consecutive years with 1-star, Yan Toh Heen is renowned for the quality and presentation of its traditional Cantonese cuisine and for its elegant décor. Exquisite table settings of hand-carved green jade are a prominent feature. Open from 12:00 noon until 3:00pm for lunch and from 6:00pm until 11:30pm for dinner. Seats: 130. Private Dining Rooms are also available. Attire: Smart casual.

THE STEAK HOUSE winebar + grill: THE STEAK HOUSE features prime cuts of the finest beef from around the world, perfectly seared on Hong Kong’s only charcoal grill. It also has the city’s most elaborate salad bar and an eclectic selection of condiments including 12 specially blended mustards and eight exotic rock salts. The winebar features an extensive selection of international wines with over 420 vintages. Open daily for dinner from 6:00pm - 11:00pm and on Saturdays and Sundays for lunch from 12 noon – 3:00pm. Seats: 100. Attire: Smart Casual.

Harbourside: Literally located at the harbour's edge, Harbourside offers all-day dining in a casual and enjoyable setting, with an extensive and innovative menu. Most popular for its extensive international buffets with Asian & Western specialties. The restaurant showcases elaborate breakfast and lunch buffets and a Seafood Dinner Buffet from 6:00pm to 10:30pm, plus Sunday Champagne Brunch from 11:30am to 3:00pm. Open: 6:00am to 12:30am. Seats: 180. Attire: Smart Casual.

NOBU InterContinental Hong Kong: NOBU InterContinental Hong Kong features the innovative new-style Japanese cuisine of world-famous chef Nobu Matsuhisa, with a stunning interior design by David Rockwell. Chef Nobu Matsuhisa draws upon his classical training at a Tokyo sushi bar, his life abroad in Peru and Argentina and his travels around the world to create a whole new trend in Japanese cooking. Open daily: 12:00 noon – 2:30pm for lunch and 6:00pm-11:00pm for dinner. The NOBU Bar Lounge: daily 6:00pm-12 midnight. Seats: 140 for dinner / Bar Lounge: 40. Attire: Smart casual.
LOUNGES:
Lobby Lounge: Renowned for its magnificent panoramic view of Victoria Harbour and Hong Kong Island, with three-storey plate-glass wrap-around windows, the recently renovated Lobby Lounge is one of Hong Kong's most popular meeting places. It offers light breakfast, afternoon tea, a snack menu and tempting desserts throughout the day and night. This dramatic venue also serves “#852TAILS of Hong Kong” signature cocktails, inspired by Hong Kong’s rich heritage, – best enjoyed at twilight when the Hong Kong skyline changes to a kaleidoscope of vibrant colours.

In the evenings, enjoy chill-out “house music” with a DJ and musicians blending soulful instrumentals with cool electronic jazz. This is followed by a resident singer performing a selection of upbeat pop, smooth jazz and ballads. Open: 7:00am – 1:00am. Seats 180. Attire: Smart Casual.
RECREATION:
Pool Terrace: The Pool Terrace provides an Asian resort ambiance in the heart of Hong Kong, with a large outdoor swimming pool and teak-decked dining pavilion set amidst lily ponds and a waterfall overlooking Victoria Harbour. Guests in residence can take part in complimentary tai-chi classes at the Pool Terrace. Yoga classes are offered on the weekend.

Fitness Centre: The fully equipped Fitness Centre is open 24 hours daily. Personal fitness instructors can be arranged upon request.

I-Spa: Designed according to feng shui principles, I-Spa is one of Hong Kong's ultimate urban retreats. Each of Its luxurious private suites is clad in polished green granite, with sauna, steam-shower, and Jacuzzi. I-Spa's signature treatments include Oriental Healing and Jet Lag Relief. Full and half-day spa programmes are also available. Open by appointment: 8:00am - 10:00pm.
MEETINGS:
InterContinental Hong Kong has 11 harbourview function rooms, with contemporary décor and the latest technology. Some rooms can be extended to form a larger area accommodating up to 200 for dinner or 300 for cocktails. Our experienced Events team can custom-design menus and decor, and handle all your social and business requirements. A magnificent white Italian Carrara marble staircase leads from the main hotel lobby to the InterContinental Ballroom, one of the city's largest pillarless ballrooms (885 sq m). The Ballroom also features the city’s largest hotel LED wall. The InterContinental Ballroom accommodates up to 1,000 people for cocktails and up to 720 people for banquets. An adjacent pre-function area can accommodate up to 500 for cocktails.
BUSINESS CENTRE:
The Business Centre offers a deluxe boardroom, a small office, individual work-stations and a full range of secretarial services. There is also a comprehensive reference library. Complimentary fax machines can be set up in your guest room upon request; and mobile telephones are available for hire. In addition, the most current newspapers and magazines may be purchased here. Open 7:00am to 10:00pm daily.
TRANSPORTATION:
InterContinental Hong Kong maintains a fleet of Mercedes limousines for airport transfers or general city use. A Bentley and two Phantom VI Rolls-Royces are also available for limousine hire.
INSIDER EXPERIENCES:
Our 24-hour Concierge can provide expert advice and arrange a variety of authentic local experiences to enrich your stay – from a private dim sum class or feng shui tour of the city’s most significant architectural designs to a junk trip on Victoria Harbour. Our Concierge can also assist with flight confirmations and airline ticketing.
RECENT AWARDS
2018:

Michelin Guide (HK & Macau):
2-Michelin Stars: Yan Toh Heen 
1-Michelin Star: Rech by Alain Ducasse 

2017:

Forbes Travel Guide 2017: 5-Star Award Winner (5th consecutive year)
Forbes Travel Guide 2017: 5-Star Restaurant Award Winner – Yan Toh Heen

Michelin Guide (HK & Macau): 2-Michelin Stars: Yan Toh Heen

Hong Kong Tatler Best Restaurant Guide (2017): Yan Toh Heen: 

Top 20 Restaurants in Hong Kong & Macau

Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Awards:
Top 25 Luxury Hotels – China
Top 25 Hotels for Service – China

Notes to Editors:
About IHG:

IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group) [LON:IHG, NYSE:IHG (ADRs)] is a global organisation with a broad portfolio of nine hotel brands, including InterContinental® Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo®, Crowne Plaza® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites®, Candlewood Suites®, Kimpton® Hotels & Restaurants, EVEN™ Hotels and HUALUXE® Hotels and Resorts.

IHG manages IHG® Rewards Club, the world’s first and largest hotel loyalty programme with over 88 million members worldwide. The programme was relaunched in July 2013, offering enhanced benefits for members including free internet across all hotels, globally.

IHG franchises, leases, manages or owns over 4,942 hotels and 724,018 guest rooms in nearly 100 countries, with almost 1,300 hotels in its development pipeline.

InterContinental Hotels Group PLC is the Group’s holding company and is incorporated in Great Britain and registered in England and Wales.

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