Accor has opened the 80th property in the Novotel Asia Pacific hotels portfolio, the Novotel Nathan Road, Kowloon Hong Kong. Set in the heart of the city, on Kowloon’s leading thoroughfare, Nathan Road, the four-star 389-room hotel is just a stone’s throw from Jordon MTR station, and with quick and easy access to Hong Kong’s main commercial, entertainment and shopping districts on either side of Victoria Harbour.
Some of the city’s major tourist attractions, including the famous Jade Market, Temple Street Night Market, Ladies Market and Tin Hau Temple are close by, offering unique cultural experiences within easy walking distance. Meanwhile, the airport is just 30km away, or a 30-minute trip using the Airport Express.
Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong boasts the latest in Novotel’s new-generation accommodation, designed to provide maximum comfort for guests. The “Novation” rooms feature the latest in contemporary design and communication facilities.
Rooms are bright and user-friendly, offering a feeling of spaciousness. Dedicated flexible workspaces with special lighting features, high-speed internet, individually controlled air-conditioning, in-room safe, hairdryer, radio, mini-bar, iron and ironing board, and 24-hour room service and laundry service are standard features in all the rooms.
Being new, the Novotel Nathan Road, Kowloon features the latest hi-tech equipment. Guests can use one of four iMacs at the hotel lobby’s “Web Corner on a Mac” – a comfortable space that offers 24” screen Apple iMacs with a simple, user-friendly interface. Users have free access to the Internet in 20-minute sessions – time enough to check emails, chat on line or surf the web.
Other innovative features include high-density LCD TVs in every guestroom, satellite TV with multilingual international programmes and movies, and an iPod Corner for recharging in the hotel’s fully equipped business centre and premiere rooms.
The hotel’s restaurant, The Square, offers international and Asian-style cuisine in a pleasant, casual environment, with an emphasis on freshness, seasonal produce and authenticity. The interactive “live” cooking experience provided by busy chefs in the open kitchen, adds colour and life to the restaurant. Guests can take their pick from a sumptuous buffet, go à la carte, or head to the organic food corner for more health-conscious options.
Meanwhile the modern Tasca bar provides a haven from hectic city life and is the ideal place to relax with friends and associates. A fitness centre is also at hand for more active-minded guests.
Novotel Nathan Road Kowloon Hong Kong is the third high-profile Novotel property to be located in key commercial areas of Hong Kong, joining the Novotel Century Hong Kong and Novotel Citygate Hong Kong.
Mr. Robert Murray, Accor’s Senior Vice President – Greater China, said, “Hong Kong is one of the major gateways to Asia and an important market for Accor. With the opening of Novotel Nathan Road, Kowloon Hong Kong, we are able to extend our offer to Hong Kong’s business and leisure travelers on both sides of the bustling city.”