Areas of Hong Kong Guide

Where to Stay in Hong Kong

The many areas of Hong Kong each offer a wide range of things to see and do for travellers. Some of its most exciting neighbourhoods are located in Hong Kong Island and Kowloon, where you can find a mix of pristine temples and modern shopping malls, as well as beautiful beaches and urban parks with epic hiking trails.

Hong Kong’s superb transportation system makes it easy to make a trip to outlying islands, where many locals head to whenever they need a break from the hectic city life. Whether you prefer to be in the centre of all the action or want a more laidback vacation, check out this guide if you’re trying to decide on the best place to book your hotel.

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Most Popular Areas of Hong Kong

  • Hong Kong Island

    Hong Kong Island

    The historical, political and economic centre of Hong Kong, the island is sometimes called 'Central'. Victoria Harbour Read More»

  • Causeway Bay

    Causeway Bay is one of the world’s great shopping destinations, with shopping malls and markets selling a whole range of Read More»

  • Central Hong Kong

    Central Hong Kong is where you will find gleaming skyscrapers of banks and financial institutions, stylish shopping Read More»

  • Wan Chai

    Wan Chai was one of the first areas in Hong Kong that the British decided to settle in so there is plenty of history and Read More»

  • Kowloon


    Kowloon is located north of Hong Kong Island. Its population is just over 2,000,000, making it one of the most densely Read More»

  • Macau


    Macau is an island cultivated for visitors where dining, sightseeing and recreational choices are plentiful. The 25 Read More»

Other Areas of Hong Kong

New Territories

New Territories

The New Territories is one of the three main areas of Hong Kong. It comprises the largest area of the three. The New Read More...



Lantau is Hong Kong's largest island and is located to the west of Hong Kong Island itself. Lantau offers a lifestyle Read More...

Cheung Chau

Cheung Chau

Cheung Chau (meaning long island) is about 10km southwest of Hong Kong Island. Besides the natural beauty to be found Read More...

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