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Motel

Get more leg room for just a few dollars more

There's no room service and no luxury toiletries or skyline views - but for about the same price as a capsule bed, the city's many guest houses can offer a place to rest and a good deal more space.

Sunday, 29 January, 2012, 12:00am

Love motels bid to clean up their act

In Filipino slang they are known as biglang liko. The phrase means to turn suddenly - an apt description of the way taxis, cars and people behave on reaching their unobtrusive entrances.

14 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

'Hotels' not sleazy vice dens

I AM writing in reply to the utterly prudish letter published in these columns, on August 2, headlined, 'Are love motels legal?' These motels are not vice establishments, but quite tasteful hotels which fulfil a much-needed service in a city where people rarely get enough time, or opportunity, to be alone with their partners.

7 Aug 1995 - 12:00am

Fake policemen rob 19 in motel

TWO men claiming to be policemen raided a Kowloon Tong motel yesterday and robbed 19 people of more than $52,000 in cash and valuables.

After entering the motel at 1 Rutland Quadrant, each of the men produced 60-centimetre knives and threatened four members of staff and a watchman.

14 Apr 1993 - 12:00am