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Location. The Cityview in Kowloon, Hong Kong, is situated in the Yau Ma Tei area with neighborhoods Mongkok and Tsim Sha Tsui to the immediate north and south, respectively. The hotel is located on Waterloo Road one block off Nathan Road two prime streets teeming with activity in one of the most densely populated localities in the world.
Hotel Features. The Cityview presents many of the same facilities that YMCA's across the U.S. do. Chief among them are first rate sporting facilities, including an indoor gymnasium with multipurpose court for volleyball, basketball and tennis, indoor swimming pool and fitness room with equipment. For guests seeking a quiet place to reflect, a chapel is also located in the hotel. For guests requiring event venues, the 2000 square meter Crystal Room presents a convenient on site option. For guests traveling with families, babysitting and child care services are available. The Nine Dragon Restaurant (which uses for its name the English translation of Kowloon) together with a bar/lounge provide opportunities for food and libations.
Guestrooms. All guestrooms are air conditioned, which is essential during the hot Hong Kong summers. Rooms have refrigerators and minibars. International direct dialing (IDD) telephones are available along with high speed Internet access. 220 AC electrical outlets are available in each room.
Expert Tip. Guests can walk from the hotel to the delightful waterfront promenade where the skyscrapers of Central are dramatically framed by Victoria's Peak and Harbour. The Hong Kong Museum of art, which is noted for watercolor landscape and still life works and calligraphy, is located on along the promenade. Please Note:
The swimming pool will be closed from June 17, 2008 to July 5, 2008 for maintenance. Please contact hotel for more details.
YMCA International House will re brand to 'The Cityview from 1 September, 2008.