Over the weekend, I stayed at the gorgeous Metropolitan Suite at St. Regis Hong Kong - which also marked the first time I stepped foot in this hotel! This hotel opened only two years ago, making it one of the latest renowned luxury hotel openings in the city. Since COVID-19 hit, the spa, gym and pool facilities have unfortunately stayed closed, but there's still the famous afternoon tea experience and Michelin-starred F&B outlets to look forward to during your staycation!
Designer Andre Fu describes the hotel's aesthetic concept as a "curated mansion", and I can see why. High ceilings and expansive spaces are prevalent throughout the hotel, but there is still a cozy homey-ness to it that's expressed through details like carefully tussled throw blankets and warm lighting.
Our room was on the 23rd floor, and is one of four existing 1,011 sq. ft. Metropolitan Suites at the hotel. Some of the room features included a living room with coffee table and dining table, two smart TV's in both the living room and bedroom, a stunning bathroom with separate his and hers closets, as well as a vanity mirror. There are two toilets, one in the entrance and one in the bathroom, and a massive bathtub.
We then opted for afternoon tea to be served in the room. A service staff comes to the room and sets the table nicely for you. This is usually served from 2:30pm-5:30pm in The Drawing Room, which also has an all-day a la carte menu of international fare. The tea menu is priced at HK$418 for one person, and HK$748 for two people, and includes a selection of finger sandwiches, savories, scones, and homemade pastries, as well as a choice of craft tea by "Plantation".
Since restaurants close at 6pm, we ended up Deliveroo-ing some Mashi no Mashi ramen (which is close by in Causeway Bay!) and some Hainan Chicken Rice room service while watching Netflix on our bedroom smart TV. The bed is insanely comfortable, and we both agreed that we had a five-star snooze that night.
In the morning, we were served breakfast in the room, all requested and ordered via the convenient butler service on WhatsApp the night before. Jon got the American breakfast (scrambled eggs, yogurt, bacon, sausage, hash browns, fruits, fruit juice, and pastries), and I got the Japanese breakfast (grilled salmon, miso soup, pickles, tamagoyaki, and white rice). The other option is the Chinese breakfast, that comes with chicken and abalone congee, a selection of dim sum, and tea.
Overall, we had an amazing and comfortable stay that highlighted the St Regis HK's exceptional food offerings & service in particular. In my next post I'll be talking about my experience at 1-Michelin-starred L'Envol, which is the French restaurant by Chef Olivier Elzer on the third floor.
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