What makes Kowloon Shangri-La different from other hotels?

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Hong Kong offers its visitors a choice of many hotels, but if location and stellar views are at the top of your wish list when traveling, Kowloon Shangri-La has you covered. The 688 rooms at the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star hotel all feature floor-to-ceiling bay windows, and Harbour View rooms offer absolutely stunning glimpses of Victoria Harbor and the gleaming skyscrapers of Hong Kong Island in the distance. While the rooms themselves are fairly simple— they’re decorated in a brown color palette with lots of wood and mirrors — service at the hotel is friendly and efficient, and rooms even feature a 24-hour butler call button should you realize you need an extra dental kit sent up at 2 a.m. But what is best about the hotel is its proximity to just about everything. Whether you’re looking to have a suit custom made from one of the city’s expert tailors or want to browse the gold-and-jade jewelry on Nathan Road, prime shopping is just steps away. Should you not want to dine at one of the hotel’s five restaurants (including the excellent Shang Palace), you’ll find eatery upon eatery as you traverse the Tsim Sha Tsui neighborhood. What’s more, the Star Ferry and the TST subway station are just minutes from the hotel, putting all of Hong Kong at your fingertips. All in all, if you’re looking for a convenient yet luxurious rest stop as you blaze through Hong Kong, put Kowloon-Shangri-La on your list.

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