Artful Escape: Where To Stay During Hong Kong Art Week 2019
Art of Luxury at Peninsula Hong Kong
The official hotel partner of Art Basel Hong Kong, The Peninsula will be offering an "Art of Luxury" room package from March 23 to April 1. The package includes 10% off the best available rate and includes daily breakfast for two when booking two or more nights at "Hong Kong's Grand Dame" via the Peninsula website.
The Peninsula will also be launching its Art in Resonance campaign on 26 March, which will see the hotel playing host to newly commissioned installations by contemporary artists from around the world including Janet Echelman, Timothy Paul Myers, Iván Navarro and Chinese architecture collective, MINAX, until June this year.
Don't forget to stop by Felix, the hotel's breathtaking 28th floor modern European restaurant, where Chef de Cuisine Juan Gomez will present the Felix Five Senses Art Experience, designed to give pleasure to the five senses of sight, hearing, taste, smell and touch with liberal doses of playfulness under the backdrop of the sweeping view overseeing the Victoria Harbour
Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Rd, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, +852 2920 2888, find out more at peninsula.com
Art Affair at Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong
A Hong Kong icon and a supporter of “Art March” in Hong Kong since the very beginning, Mandarin Oriental pulls out all the stops once again with a series of art-themed initiatives during Art Week.
The will offer an “Art Affair” room package, which includes daily breakfast, a welcome bottle of Ruinart Brut Champagne, an art-themed welcome gift and an Art Central day pass for two. For an additional HK$1800, you'll also receive a private two-hour guided experience at Art Basel Hong Kong by a professional art docent, based on your personal interests and taste. The offer is valid from March 23 until April 2, with a minimum two-night stay.
Mandarin Oriental, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong, +852 2522 0111, find out more at mandarinoriental.com
For Art's Sake at The Murray, Hong Kong
During Art Basel Hong Kong, five-star hotel The Murray, Hong Kong is offering a “For Art’s Sake” package available for stays between March 28 until April 4, which includes one night’s accommodation in an N2 Grand Room. If you're in the mood to indulge, upgrade to a N3 Grand Deluxe for an additional HK$1,000 per night, or the luxurious Signature Suite at HK$2,112 per night.
The package also includes breakfast for two at Garden Lounge or The Tai Pan and a one-day ticket to Art Basel for two, including shuttle services between the hotel and the fair.
As a prelude to the main event, rooftop restaurant and bar, Popinjays will host “A Masquerade of Art” dinner on 22 March from 7pm. Comprising four-courses paired with wines, menu highlights include Foie Gras Terrine and Smoked Eel as well as Ink Risotto with Obsiblue Shrimps. Here, guests will be transported to a dream-like space surrounded by artwork by American artist, Kaws, among other exclusive artistic experiences.
The Murray, Hong Kong, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, +852 3141 8888, find out more at niccolohotels.com