After a travel day no matter if it’s short or in our case a 15-hour direct flight from Chicago to Hong Kong, you just want to get to the hotel! Hotel Jen Hong Kong couldn’t have been any easier to get to, by the time we knew it we had beat jet lag and we’re out exploring all the things to do in Hong Kong. Getting to the hotel easily is just one of the many reasons why to book Hotel Jen Hong Kong.
Reasons Why To Book Hotel Jen Hong Kong
Easy access from Hong Kong International Airport
Getting to Hotel Jen Hong Kong is super easy and fast. The airport express trains leave right from the airport and will have you on Hong Kong island in 23 minutes. You can buy your ticket at the airport or in advance for a discounted price here. We advise booking online as it not only saves you money but you won’t have to stand in the ticket line at the airport.
- Booking online $9 USD one way $16 USD round trip
- Purchasing at the airport $100HK one way ($13 USD)
*Do not stand in the line at the airport for tickets. Just get on the train and when you get off the train at Hong Kong Island go to the counter and show them the Klook voucher that is emailed right after purchasing. If you purchase the round trip option they’ll give you a return ticket as well*
Free Hotel Shuttle
Once at Hong Kong station Hotel Jen Hong Kong has a free shuttle to the hotel, click here for times and pickup location. If you are arriving/leaving outside of scheduled shuttle hours taxis in Hong Kong are super reasonable, actually cheaper than Uber. A taxi to Hotel Jen from the station should be under $5USD but varies with traffic/luggage/etc. We mainly took taxis after taking one Uber ride and realizing it was two times the price of a metered taxi.
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Head up to the rooftop pool for a gorgeous view of Hong Kong. We had great views right from our bed in a harbour view room. Make sure to grab a drink during happy hour in the executive lounge and watch the city light up, we caught the above picture from inside the lounge looking out to the city.
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A good night’s rest is a must when we’re traveling, as we were on a mission to see as much of the city as possible. The beds at Hotel Jen Hong Kong had us waking up refreshed and even before the alarm went off. We both loved waking up to the sun peeking in and looking out to harbour.
Free FAST Wifi
Now a day’s Wi-Fi is a must and no one likes having to use in a hotel lobby for a limited free time. No need to worry at Hotel Jen Hong Kong the wifi is free, fast, and in your room! We were able to upload/backup/stream and do everything we wanted to do without any hassle.
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Hotel Jen is literally a few steps outside the Hong Kong University MRT station. Getting around Hong Kong is so easy with the MRT and affordable. It was nice being able to go back to the hotel during the day to drop things off or just relax for a few. Click here for Hong Kong MRT map.
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Tasty On-Site Restaurants
If you happen to get a rainy day in Hong Kong, which could happen considering Hong Kong has an average of 137 rainy days a year. Don’t worry about heading out for meals, just head down to Café Malacca located right inside of Hotel Jen. Café Malacca specializes in authentic Malaysian and Singaporean hawker fare.
Have you been to Hong Kong? What is your favorite hotel?
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We spent half our time in Kowloon hotels and the other half in Hong Kong Island hotels. We recommend the following hotels as we personally stayed there: