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The Upper House in Hong Kong : Swire Hotels Awards
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1 Mar 2012
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Swire Hotels is delighted to reveal the prestigious awards it has won in the past year for its collection of hotels in Asia.
The Upper House in Hong Kong was awarded “Best Overseas Business Hotel” in the Condé Nast Traveller Readers’ Travel Awards 2011, as well as “Best for Rooms” in Condé Nast Traveller Gold List 2012, while both Quintessentially Asia Pacific and Preferred Hotels labelled the 117-room property “Best Hotel of the Year”.
Hotel Investment Conference Asia Pacific (HICAP) voted The Upper House the “Sustainable Hotel Award – Sustainable Project Design” for its environmental and innovative service concept, and the hotel was also included in Monocle’s Travel Top 50 2011/2012 “Best Set-Up for In-Room Entertaining”, and Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice 2012 – “Top 25 Hotels & Trendiest Hotels in China”. The Australian Wish also awarded The Upper House the “Best Mini-Bar” award.
The Opposite House in Beijing has also received a series of international awards from travel, design and restaurant & bar outlets. They include “Best Hotels for Ambience and Design” in 2011, and “Best for food” in 2012 in the Condé Nast Traveller Gold List. Virtuoso also voted The Opposite House for its Virtuoso Performance Award.
EAST, the second property in Hong Kong, opened in January 2010 and won The Hot List 2011 by Condé Nast Traveller. It also received the HA+D Award for “Design Excellence: Hotel Interior Design” by Hospitality Architecture + Design.
Brian Williams, Managing Director of Swire Hotels said, “The team is honoured and appreciative of the recognition. Our goal is to provide natural spontaneous service and create characterful experiences for our guests with innovative restaurants and bars. We will work extra hard to exceed the expectations created by these fabulous awards.”
About Swire Hotels
Swire Hotels has been created to manage intriguing urban hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the United Kingdom, providing a characterful experience for travelers who seek individuality, style and personalised service.
The Opposite House, Beijing, opened in 2008 and was followed by The Upper House, above Pacific Place, Hong Kong, in October 2009.
Swire Hotels opened a 345-room lifestyle business hotel called EAST, Hong Kong in Hong Kong’s Island East, on 25 January 2010. EAST, Beijing with 369 rooms, located within INDIGO in Jiangtai, will open in 2012.
Swire Hotels has launched a new collection of locally inspired and stylish hotels in the heart of great British towns and cities called Chapter Hotels. The first hotel in the collection, The Montpellier Chapter, opened on the 29th November in Cheltenham. The second Chapter hotel will open in Exeter in 2012.
About Pacific Place
One of the largest commercial and retail centres in Hong Kong, Pacific Place is spread over 5.17 million sq ft of prime real estate in the heart of the city and boasts direct access to Admiralty MTR station. Since its inception in 1988, the four-level mall has become home to over 130 shops and boutiques and two major department stores, collectively offering a dazzling array of contemporary fashion and internationally-renowned luxury brands.
Swire Properties’ flagship development is also home to four five-star hotels, a conference centre, three Grade-A office towers and 270 five-star serviced apartments and remains Hong Kong’s iconic shopping destination.
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Address: The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong
Contact The Upper House: 2918 1838
Location: The Upper House, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty, Hong Kong, Eastern Asia
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