Ascott marks its 10th anniversary in Hong Kong


HONG KONG – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has unveiled two Citadines properties in Hong Kong. With the opening of the 52-unit Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong and the newly-rebranded 55-unit Citadines Mercer Hong Kong, Ascott’s presence in the city has expanded to more than 300 units in prime locations across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

Mr. Tan Tze Shang, Ascott’s Regional General Manager for Greater China, said: “Ascott has scaled up its network rapidly in Hong Kong with the opening of four properties over the past three years. The newest Citadines Harbourview will provide travellers with another choice accommodation in Hong Kong Island. Ascott has been well-received by our customers in Hong Kong and we are confident that Citadines Harbourview will also be a preferred accommodation option for business and leisure travellers. Ascott has over 30 years’ of experience and expertise in managing award-winning serviced residences worldwide and we remain committed to providing world-class services and memorable experiences for our guests.”

“As one of the renowned brands under Ascott, Citadines is expanding fast globally and is wellliked by international travellers. With the rebranding of The Mercer into Citadines Mercer, we will have three Citadines properties in Hong Kong, enabling us to leverage operational and marketing resources to further boost brand recognition. Ascott will continue to develop our business in Hong Kong to offer guests even more exciting accommodation choices in this dynamic city,” he added.

Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong

Strategic location in Sai Ying Pun with easy accessibility

Located in one of the most vibrant areas of the city, Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong is an ideal accommodation choice for travellers to experience the metropolitan lifestyle. The serviced residence is close to the bustling Central Financial District, with convenient access to Lan Kwai Fong, Cat Street Antiques Market, Hollywood Road, Dried Seafood Street and the University of Hong Kong. Sai Ying Pun MTR station is a short three-minute walk away and guests at Citadines Harbourview will be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of local eateries, boutique cafes, and international restaurants nearby.

Flexibility to customize one’s stay with a myriad of services

Recreational facilities at the pet-friendly Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong include a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop terrace where residents can relax and unwind. Guests on short or long stay can personalise their experience by opting from a range of services such as laundry, dry-cleaning, babysitting, doctor-on-call, courier and airport transfers.

Newly-rebranded Citadines Mercer Hong Kong

Conveniently located in Sheung Wan, the newly-rebranded Citadines Mercer Hong Kong is situated next to the Central Business District and is close to the trendy Soho area with many restaurants, art galleries and fashion boutiques. The serviced residence is also near the famous Lan Kwai Fong, enabling guests to enjoy some of Hong Kong’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment options. The serviced residence is only a minute’s walk to Sheung Wan MTR station, a five-minute walk to Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal and a 10-minute walk to the International Finance Centre where many multinational companies and financial institutions are based.

With the two new Citadines properties in operation, Ascott now manages over 300 serviced residence units in five properties across Hong Kong, providing quality accommodation for travellers from around the world. Ascott launched its first property in Hong Kong, Citadines Ashley, in 2006. It further strengthened its presence in the city with the addition of Somerset Victoria Park and The Mercer (now Citadines Mercer) in 2014, followed by the opening of Hotel Pravo in 2015.