This ultra-stylish hotel is uniquely located in the south of Hong Kong Island. Attracting businessmen with its high-tech surroundings, and those looking for a peaceful haven away from the throngs of Hong Kong’s northern districts- Central, Wan Chai and Causeway Bay-and the bustling streets of Kowloon peninsula, this cyber hotel caters to a fashionable and modern crowd.
Set within the Cyberport Complex, Le Meridien is a part of the architecturally dynamic compound that combines offices, conference space, retail outlets and a host of restaurants and bars. A park of modern chrome, landscaped gardens and wireless connections, the Cyberport Complex and its connected digital city is a staggering US$2 billion project, jetting Hong Kong further into the 21st century. Nestled in the greenery of Telegraph Bay and looking out across the blue waters of the South Chino Sea, it’s a peaceful and architecturally stunning base for business or pleasure.
Everything about the hotel is high-tech, from the 24-hour wireless check-in in the striking reception area to the ‘virtual’ mini-bar in the guest rooms. Digital cordless phones allow you to roam the grounds and stay in touch; and tablet PCs are also available and con be used by the pool, in the restaurant or in any room thanks to the wireless Internet connectivity throughout the hotel. Ipods ore available for all guests; and with plasma screens, video-on-demand and Intelligent, ‘naughty’ bathrooms, Le Meridian provides the ultimate state-of the-ort luxuries and is a paradise for any gadget geek.
The rooms too are visually cutting-edge with full-length windows and stunning ocean views. Blissful beds and crisp white linen ensure a good night’s sleep, while the ultra modern lighting and contemporary sofas make watching movies on the huge plasma screen even more enjoyable. Wooden floors, white walls and bright furnishings give the rooms a cool, fresh look. It is, however, the huge glass and chrome bathrooms that set Le Meridien Cyberport above the rest with their outstanding style. Separated from the main living area by a gloss wall, this is not an experience for the modest. The oversized, high-pressure rain shower is equipped with a comfortable bench from where you can watch container ships pass by on the glistening ocean outside while you scrub away the day with some luxurious Hermes shower gel.
Set up for any business event, Le Meridien Cyberport has 16 meeting rooms that seat any number of colleagues from 20 to 300. There’s also on auditorium within Cyberport, video-conferencing facilities and on outdoor ‘green zone’ for business events that Include cocktail parties and team building experiences.
For those seeking rest, recuperation and a spot of retail therapy, the Arcade, set within the Cyberport Complex, is one of the most innovative shopping malls of its kind. With varying boutiques and restaurants sitting inside this abstract ball of chrome, there are various interactive and multimedia experiences, including a four screen cinema showing the latest blockbusters alongside independent art house movies. Back at the hotel, within the grounds, are a jogging track and fitness center for the more athletic.
Thankfully, a TV is attached to every exercise machine, making it less of a bore.
Outside, a pool and neighboring Jacuzzi provide the ultimate sea view; on idyllic and calm haven for you to relax in.
Le Meridien Cyberport has a very comfortable 173 rooms, and incorporates five restaurants and bars spread across the hotel and its gardens. Each one is stunning~ designed with exceptional views, stylish lighting and an ultra cool ambience. Prompt offers on informal setting with outdoor tables and on open-gallery kitchen. Its menu features an eclectic mix of sumptuous Western fare. Bar Umomi is a sophisticated Japanese dining bar that’s set in a charming outdoor garden and serves a number of unique temaki, sushi and saketini combinations.
For local cuisine the elegant Nom Fong is a superb Cantonese restaurant presented in a funky millennial style. The two bars, Podium (cooking up tantalizing tapas) and PSI (serving refreshing cocktails), offer mesmerizing sunset view’s across the ocean, and, later into the night, both are a romantic spot for some star gazing.
With a regular shuttle and limousine service to Central which tokes only 15 minutes, there is no need to feel removed from the city’s bustling action, With the sound of the ocean, the peaceful dark nights and the abundance of sophisticated restaurants and bars on the doorstep of your room, many guests choose to stay in and dine within the hotel’s grounds.
Situated only a short distance from Hong Kong’s most famous beach at Repulse Boy, the famed Stanley Market, the surfer’s paradise of Big Wave Bay, the idyllic villages and beaches of Shek O, and surrounded by the beautiful country parks that are just perfect for long walks, Le Meridien Cyberport’s superb southern location gives its guests the option of experiencing some of Hong Kong’s greatest sites that ore often missed during a whirlwind tour of this diverse and green city.