The Empire Wan Chai

Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

12.5 K reviews
Excellent for traveling with friends. Close to MRT. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Minibar
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Newspaper stand
    • WLAN access
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Bar(s)
    • Laundry Service
    • Room Service
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Café
33 Hennessy Road Wanchai Hong Kong


This hotel is situated at the heart of Wanchai. It is only steps from Hong Kong Congress and Exhibition Centre (roughly 10 minutes on foot), Hong Kong Art Centre (5 minutes) and the most important shopping centres and cinemas in Admiralty. The MTR (metro) station and the Admiralty Pacific Palace are only a 5-minute walk away, as are Times Square, Causeway Bay, the station, the airport express train and the banking centre (around 5 minutes away by car). It is a 15-minute walk to the Star Ferry Terminal and 15 minutes by car to Tsimshatsui shopping centre and KCR (train) station. Guests will reach Hong Kong airport in about 45 minutes by car.


Guests are welcomed at the hotel, which has a total of 360 rooms. The individual storeys can easily be reached via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a safe. Wireless internet access is available to travellers. The accommodation features gastronomic services including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Additional facilities at the establishment include a newspaper stand. Available services and facilities include room service and a laundry service.


Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning and a bathroom. A safe and a minibar are also available. A mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Other features include internet access, a telephone, a TV and WiFi. A hairdryer is provided in the bathrooms. The hotel offers smoking rooms.


The accommodation features a pool and an outdoor pool. Active guests can choose from a range of leisure activities, including a gym, a sauna and massage treatments.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent facilities around. Great food around. Great night life.

    "Great location." "Good car access, but so-so parking." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Close to business sites."

  • Value for money
    "Best value for money"

    Free handy phone. Free wifi and phone. Excellent value for money.

    "Best value for money." "Free internet." "Well-priced food and beverages." "Acceptable breakfast prices."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Pub very close. Close to pub. Nearby bar.

    "Great, affordable bar with good drinks."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    Staff are excellent. Excellent concierge team. Excellent room service.

    "Good management, reception, and service." "Housekeeping is satisfactory." "Good shuttle service." "Great concierge service." "Booking process is sufficient."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    Excellent morning buffet. Huge buffet breakfast. Impressed with the breakfast buffet.

    "Reasonably priced, tasty breakfasts."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Excellent connectivity. Internet available in the room. Worst internet connection.

    "Average wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Clean towels. Dirty pillow case. Filthy carpet.

    "Clean pool area and moderately clean rooms." "Clean hotel facilities." "The bathrooms and dining area need some cleaning."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Elegant hall. Stunning lobby. Make our stay enjoyable.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Pleasant entrance area." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Good for traveling with friends." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good choice for a city trip."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Broken carpet in the room. Broken coffee machine. Dirty pillow case.

    "Rooms are older and poorly maintained, but kitchenettes are OK." "Small rooms with poor furniture, A/C, and TV's." "Decent beds and views, and clean enough rooms." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Good minibar." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Ac too loud. Toilet too small. Toilet space too small.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."