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Transit stopover in Hong Kong

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Hi there,

I'm hoping someone might be able to answer my question about stopping over in Hong Kong. I will be travelling from France to Hong Kong, arriving at 7.15am. My flight back to Sydney does not leave until 9.10pm that night. I would like to check into a hotel for that time. I will have been in transit for some time by then, so would prefer to sleep rather than see the sights.

Can you please tell me whether there are any hotels close to the airport that will take day guests?
 

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Try the Novotel Citygate hotel. Its quite new and has a free shuttle bus service to/from the airport.
 
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NM said:
Try the Novotel Citygate hotel. Its quite new and has a free shuttle bus service to/from the airport.
That's a reasonable option; but seem quite expensive with the cheapest non refundable nightly rate from over HKD1200 (~AUD200). (A day rate might be cheaper.)

You could get a day return Airport Express into the City from HKD60 (Tsing Yi, HKD100 Central) (~AUD10) and take advantage of some the less expensive room options that may be available.
 

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I stayed at the Regal Hotel at the airport - HK$2600 for a night - not sure what the day rate would be - but the hotel is at the airport so you could gain some time for the extra costs?
 

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serfty said:
That's a reasonable option; but seem quite expensive with the cheapest non refundable nightly rate from over HKD1200 (~AUD200). (A day rate might be cheaper.)

You could get a day return Airport Express into the City from HKD60 (Tsing Yi, HKD100 Central) (~AUD10) and take advantage of some the less expensive room options that may be available.
But you will lose up to 2 hour of beauty sleep time ... so depends on how import is the sleep vs cost. And please no comments from the peanut gallery about value of trade-off for me :evil: .
 

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Not sure about two hours; the total trip time Airport/Central is 24 minutes and runs every 10 minutes. Even less to/from Kowloon/Tsing Yi. This would not be much more than time if any than taking the Novotel bus.

There are plenty of hotel options close to the three non airport stations on this line.

Plus there's the benefit of ITCI if required.
 

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serfty said:
Not sure about two hours; the total trip time Airport/Central is 24 minutes and runs every 10 minutes. Even less to/from Kowloon/Tsing Yi. This would not be much more than time if any than taking the Novotel bus.

There are plenty of hotel options close to the three non airport stations on this line.

Plus there's the benefit of ITCI if required.
But you also have too get from the train station to the hotel, which in my experience can add to the hassle and time. All depends on what the OP wants to do. Lots of options available as mentioned above.
 
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Thanks for your advice everyone. I will check out the Regal Hotel. I have booked into the Citygate on the way over to France, as I have an overnight stopover, but was reluctant to spend another >$200 for just a day stopover. If I can't get into the Regal though, I will have to go to the Citygate.

Cheers!
 

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i stayed at the regal in oct. easy access, lovely large, clean room, no noise from flts. just outside my window. i think i was booked from 8am until 9pm. it was 1808 hk$ and abt. $303 aust. would certainly recommend it. worth the money. trish
 
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