Royal treatment with world-class service at Royal Plaza Hotel

There are tons of accommodations dotting the skyline of Hong Kong making it easy to choose a hotel but to find the right place is rather arduous and daunting. So, when choosing our first home in Hong Kong, it all came down to a special blend of location, value for money, upscale credentials, reviews and a dash of luck – enter Royal Plaza Hotel. This majestic hotel ticked off all our boxes – location, unique design elements, friendly service, fantastic cuisine and bar, world class amenities – everything we could ever hope for!

Nestled amidst the bustling heart of vibrant Kowloon in Mong Kok, the hotel conveniently sits atop the MTR Mong Kok East Station, a transportation hub that offers easy access to MTR lines nearby, and from where travelers can take a 45-minute train ride to China as well as the Hong Kong International Airport. It’s a great base for exploring the western part of Kowloon, as there’s easy access to the metro, traditional markets and food stalls, as well as the modern shopping malls for which the area is famous for.

We were thrilled to have been upgraded to Royal Club Deluxe which means we had associated benefits that came with it. First of which was the personalized express check-in at the Royal Club Lounge on Level 19. We were seated in a nice, cozy couch with our warm cup of coffee while waiting for our key cards.

Then, after all the formalities, we were escorted to our room at the same level…

“Grand!” was first thing that came to my mind upon entering our Royal Club Deluxe room. Our home for the next few nights is smart, modern, and spacious by Hong Kong standards, with great city views and stylish bathroom. It features warm neutral caramel palettes complemented by a chic gray carpet with navy-colored patterns, providing a vibrant contrast for the room’s textured walls, twisted wood panel finish, work desk and chair, and night table in timber, to further enhance the chic ambiance of the room.

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Our entertainment is assured with in-room complimentary WiFi and broadband Internet, as well as a 46” LED TV with 60 TV channels plus video on demand. All these, including a conveniently placed USB charging socket on the wall, highlight the hotel’s reputation as a home away from home.

The bathroom is particularly striking, with chic dark gray marble walls, floors, and counter tops, plus contemporary fixtures and glass shower cubicles and separate soaking tub. There is a roll up curtain to view the rest of the room which can double as a partition for added privacy.

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There are plenty of clever features of the Royal Plaza experience that kept us consistently amused. Notably, one of my favorites was a mobile phone, ‘the Handy’, that we could take with us that provided unlimited free internet and local and international calls. We used the Handy phone every chance we got: to hunt down a food shop in a six-story mall and to navigate to a street market while we walked — and we didn’t have to pay our carrier a dime for expensive roaming data or worry about homing in on a WiFi signal while out and about.

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To ensure the satisfaction of its guests, Royal Plaza offers tons of fun and relaxing amenities. There’s a large, heated outdoor pool and Jacuzzi which we used in some occasions after a tiring day of sightseeing. Oh, the Jacuzzi… we could stay there all day with Hong Kong’s cruel winter.

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The is also a refreshing fitness center which has a range of cardio equipment, an aerobics room, a sauna and steam rooms plus a day spa on-site which offers massage and other treatments.

As Royal Club members, we have access to free breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails at the Royal Club Lounge. My French husband is quite fastidious when it comes to food and beverage yet he was absolutely delighted by the quality of items served to the guests at Club Lounge. To be honest, it is one of the reasons why we never wanted to leave!

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Dining options are available as well. La Scala is an international buffet restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. To cater the different need of guests, La Scala has obtained the Halal Logo and Certification awarded by The Incorporated Trustees of the Islamic Community Fund of Hong Kong.

Di King Heen is a contemporary Chinese restaurant serving lunch and dinner which is located next to a ballroom that can easily be transformed into an additional dining space for a party or event.

The hotel’s bar, Lion Rock, has an extensive wine list and an incredible cocktail menu with nearly 200 options. Business guests can make use of the business center’s computer stations and secretarial, translation, and photocopying services.

I could write a few pages still and we wouldn’t have covered this hotel properly – it came to the point where we nearly tossed up seeing the city or just staying in and enjoying ourselves. So, if I were to summarize, I’ll simply say this; real character, incredible amenities, perfect location, impeccable food, beautiful rooms and world class service.

Now, our biggest problem with this hotel which we’re still trying to surmount is where or how are we going to find another hotel that comes even close… Until next time, Royal Plaza Hotel ❤

Find out more about Royal Plaza Hotel on their website or click here for the latest prices and deals.

*We were invited to stay at Royal Plaza Hotel in return for our honest and open review. The views and opinions expressed on this post are purely ours and not influenced by the hotel and its affiliates in any way.
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36 responses to “Royal treatment with world-class service at Royal Plaza Hotel”

  1. Wow, that place looks beautiful! I love the touch of the coffee machine in your room!

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  2. This Royal Plaza Hotel is awesome! I love all the amenities and your hotel room is just tops! I will have to keep this place in mind if our plan to travel to Asia will materialize this year.

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  3. What a gorgeous hotel!!! I’d die to be at that pool right about now.

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  4. This is one fancy hotel! I love the food options that come with the room.

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  5. Free breakfast and cocktails as a member? You can count me in! I do love a good fancy hotel!

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  6. If I ever visited in Asia, I would totally stay at this place. It looks fabulous and the amenities have me sold!

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  7. A breathtaking image of the hotel amenities, from the Deluxe room, aerobics room, and the jacuzzi, Club Lounge, and restaurants. What a world class hotel.

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  8. So simple but so elegant. That’s how a hotel should be.

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  9. What an amazing hotel. I would love to go here. Everything looks so fabulous.

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  10. What a wonderful hotel, your room was simply beautiful and they had amazing amenities. The pool was absolutely gorgeous.

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  11. I love it. I would have a problem finding a place to stay after that. It looks like such a nice place. Great pictures too.

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  12. Wow .. what a beautiful hotel! Whenever my husband and I travel .. two of our top criteria for judging a hotel is the bathrooms and the hotel’s bar. Both look really great. Thanks so much for sharing

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  13. I love everything about the hotel! It’s really lovely! I like how clean the rooms are, especially the bathroom.

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  14. So simple, elegant and completely not intimidating. Gotta get to Hong Kong now!

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  15. What a stunning place! I would LOVE to visit there one day. #lifegoals

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  16. It’s tough not to feel like a princess here! It’s nice that you’ve shared with us how your stay went. I’m definitely going to consider this hotel when we visit HK!

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  17. I’m glad that you had experienced it! This hotel was really a world class!

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  18. Very nicely detailed post 🙂 The room looks very comfortable, and the bathroom… I love to have a bath when I’m abroad!

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  19. This place looks absolutely amazing and comfortable, someday I wigh I could be there.

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  20. The amenities in this hotel look incredible! I would love to relax in one of those pools, I’ll have to remember to check this place out if I ever go to Hong Kong

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  21. This hotel is so beautiful! I would love to be able to experience the royal treatment one day 😉

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  22. I would have done the same thing… no sightseeing, I will just stay in the hotel. Very nice.

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  23. The hotel looks fabulous. Beautiful pool and grounds. Would love to visit one day

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  24. This is such perfect timing – I’m off to Hong Kong for the Rugby 7s in April and we’re just about to start looking for a hotel. Wifi is a must which this has and the pool area looks stunning. The bedroom and bathroom look pretty luxurious too – definitely one to put on my list to check out!

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  25. I passed through Hong Kong for a day on my way in and out of China during college. I definitely didn’t get to have such a luxurious experience. Lucky you. This looks like a fantastic place to stay.

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  26. Loving everything about this hotel, from its amenities to its food! I’m not surprised you had a lovely time staying there!

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  27. This is such a beautiful hotel. There is nothing quite like going to a hotel like this and really feeling like you are in another world. Looks like a great place to stay.

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  28. Wow, this looks like a beautiful hotel, and it does sound like you had excellent service. I hope I get to see it in person someday!

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  29. Omg what an amazing hotel!!!! I know where I have to stay next vacation

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  30. Wow, that place looks beautiful! Beautiful pool and grounds. Would love to visit one day

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  31. I’ve been missing out because I’ve not stayed anywhere that looks this gorgeous. Everything about this place makes me want to stay there.

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  32. having to think between go see the city or stay in the hotel!!! must be a really great experience!

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  33. i’d love to visit, for the pool alone lol. it looks like an awesome place.

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  34. Oh wow!! Look at the pool, this hotel looks amazing. I am so taken in by the decor and that tub is just wow.

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  35. Royal Plaza Hotel looks absolutely amazing! Love the decor of the room and that pool is calling my name. I’d love to stay there!

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  36. […] We had no prior experience of joining group tours therefore, we had no expectations whatsoever. Although we wept over an early call time of 7:05 AM, it seemed only fitting since wanted to be back in Hong Kong in time for dinner and cocktails at Royal Plaza Hotel. […]

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