The 10 Best Hotel Gyms in Hong Kong
If you're planning a visit to the Pearl of the Orient, consider one of these hotels that prioritize your health and fitness.
Hong Kong, also known as the "Pearl of the Orient" or the "New York City of Asia," is an amazing city, with a beautiful skyline full of wonderful skyscrapers, a stunning countryside, and wonderful islands.
Whether you're visiting for business or pleasure, deciding where to stay is a big decision, especially if you're looking for a place with a decent place to workout.
Hotels are now racing to court fitness-minded travelers by building bigger and fancier gyms and many of the hotels in Hong Kong have shown how well they understand this by providing guests with incredible fitness centers and health clubs.
That's good news for us.
Some hotels have done better than others at providing a top notch fitness experience and we've picked ten of the best, most unique hotel gyms in Hong Kong.
About the Langham: It's a high-rise hotel located in the Mong Kok District about 1 kilometer from Victoria Harbour.
The Health Club: The split-level Health Club at The Langham features state-of-the art equipment including cardiovascular and strengthening machines and free weights. Personal trainers and workout classes in Tai Chi, yoga, meditation, and singing bowl sound therapy.
The best thing about the Health Club at The Langham is the unbelievable view of Hong Kong from level 15. It's open 24 hours a day and offers guests options such as a personal trainer or a Health Club membership.
About Hotel ICON: It's a high-rise hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, about 2 kilometers from Victoria Harbour.
The Health Club: The 24 hour harbour-facing fitness center provides the latest Technogym cardiovascular and weight training equipment and a stunning panoramic view of Tsim Sha Tsui, Victoria Harbour, and Hong Kong's skyline. A personal trainer is available.
The Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers
About the Royal Pacific Hotel and Towers: Located in Tsim Sha Tsui, this hotel overlooks Kowloon Park and Victoria Harbour.
The Gym: Open 24 hours, the gym offers cardio machines, rowers, and free weights. It's beautifully decorated and spacious, unlike many hotel gyms.
About Ovolo Southside: It's an ultrahip boutique hotel, set in a converted former warehouse, in Wong Chuk Hang.
The Gym: This one is a bit smaller than the rest on this list but what it lacks in space it makes up in decor and equipment. There's a Concept2 rower and TRX training straps, both of which are hard to find in hotel gyms and are everything a traveler needs to stay fit. There's also the usual compliment of cardio and resistance machines.
Marco Polo Hong Kong Hotel
About the Marco Polo Hotel: It's a high-end hotel located in Tsim Sha Tsui near Harbour City and Victoria Harbour.
The Gym: It's open 24 hours and is located on level 4. There's a ton of cardio machines, dumbbell, cable machines, and a whole lot of space.
About Park Lane: Upscale high-rise hotel located near Victoria Park and Victoria Harbour.
The Fitness Center: Beautifully decorated hotel gym with cardio and resistance machines and free weights. It's possibly the first hotel gym I've seen with a Jacob's Ladder - a treadmill climber that will give you an amazing conditioning workout.
Marriott Courtyard Hong Kong
About the Marriott Courtyard: Located in downtown Hong Kong with a beautiful backdrop of Victoria Harbour, Courtyard by Marriott Hong Kong offers great harbour views and easy access to the financial district.
The Fitness Center: Located on level 6 and open 24 hours, the fitness center provides guests with stunning views of Hong Kong and Victoria Harbour along with treadmills, cross trainers, stationary bikes, free weights, and plenty of space.
About the Ritz-Carlton: Set on floors 102 to 118 of the International Commerce Centre in West Kowloon, this luxury hotel is 2 kilometers from the Avenue of Stars waterfront promenade.
Fitness Center: The Ritz-Carlton Spa fitness studio located on the 118th floor provides a luxurious wellness environment and five-star standard of service with an extensive range of Technogym equipment including Kinesis One and the latest cardiovascular equipment. Floor-to-ceiling windows offer breathtaking views of the Hong Kong skyline from high up.
About the Conrad Hotel: This sophisticated high-rise hotel with harbor views is set above Pacific Place shopping center in Admiralty.
The Health Club: It's a spacious 24-hour fitness suite with cardiovascular machines, free weights and stretch equipment. Nicely decorated, plenty of space, and a good variety of equipment.
About Kerry Hotel: Upscale hotel in a sleek building that overlooks Kowloon Bay and Victoria Harbour.
The Health Club: This is among the most comprehensive fitness centres in Hong Kong, offering a 24-hour gym with the latest exercise equipment (plus a nice variety) and a 25-meter outdoor heated swimming pool overlooking Victoria Harbour.
If you're planning a visit to Hong Kong and you care about your health and fitness, these ten hotels must be considered. Do yourself a favor and make time to workout while you travel. Stay at one of these resorts and your experience will be all the more enjoyable.
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Cover Photo Credit: The Langham, Hong Kong