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Know & Tel: Hotels for Weekend Escapes

Go on a mini getaway this weekend.

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 27 April, 2016, 11:53am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 October, 2016, 5:05pm

Sleep easy at this new boutique hotel in Tin Hau, just minutes away from Victoria Park. Design fiends will enjoy the minimalist, black and white surrounds, with plenty of natural light against marble, concrete, light wood and exquisite white sheets. Addicted to Instagram? The simple, yet beautifully decorated rooms here (starting from $1,000 per night) are sure to be the best backdrop for your staycation snaps. 16 Tsing Fung St., Tin Hau, 3995-8899,

InterContinental Hong Kong
The InterCon’s got the perfect staycation plan for you and your best girl squad this February (through Feb 29). The “Who Runs the World” getaway includes a suite starting from $6,029 for two, plus a breakfast buffet, an afternoon champagne tea set, cosmos or bellinis served in your room upon check-in, Ferragamo bath goodies, a 35 percent discount at I-Spa and late 2pm check-out. Be sure to make your reservation at least two days in advance. 18 Salisbury Rd., Tsim Sha Tsui, 2721-1211,

Tribute Hotel
Also relatively new, Tribute in Yau Ma Tei is steeped in local heritage and culture. For just a taste of what’s in store, breakfast here is served on dim sum carts, old school Hong Kong design accents are found in every corner, and come happy hour, you’ll find a host of locally brewed craft beer on its drink menus. For those looking to explore the hidden gems in Yau Ma Tei, you can also check out the awesome neighborhood guide map provided at the hotel, drawn by local design workshop Latitude22N. Rooms start from $1,200 per night. 4 Tung Fong St., Yau Ma Tei, 2858-0788,

The Ritz-Carlton, Macau
A quick Macau weekend getaway for the whole brood is easy with an awesome deal like the Ritz Kids’ Night Safari (from MOP4,398 per night), where rooms will get the whole campsite treatment, complete with a kids’ tent, and camping tools like a compass and flashlights all in a safari-friendly backpack—how’s that for glamping? The package also comes with a chocolate afternoon tea for four, a Kids’ Movie Night, and free access to the world’s largest JW Kids’ Club for two children, divided into different zones specially catered to kids of different age groups. Galaxy Macau, Estrada da Baía da Nossa Senhora da Esperança, Cotai, Macau, (+853) 8886-6868,

Hotel Stage
A stunning new boutique hotel has just made historic Yau Ma Tei its home. Celebrating artisanal local culture and history, Hotel Stage is designed with the artistic community in mind, perfect for any art-lover looking to bunker down for some inspiration. Not only are the hotel walls decorated with art, Hotel Stage also hosts regular cultural programs that show off the true soul of the SAR—its new underground venue, the Muse, plays host to workshops, performances and exhibitions, and is sure to be a hotspot to watch. Rooms start from $1,280 per night 1 Chi Wo St., Jordan, 3953-2222,