Revamped The Langham, Hong Kong Reaches New Heights

Invoking the fascination European influence that is part of the country’s unique cultural identity, The Langham Hong Kong,brings grand tradition and modern luxury together.

Situated in the vibrant Tsimshatsui in the heart of Kowloon, The Langham, Hong Kong’s most recognizable characteristic is its elegant European charm derived from the legendary heritage of the original grand hotel.

In terms of strategic location, The Langham, Hong Kong, is easily accessible from all points of the city, as well as mainland China. The Tsimshatsui MTR station, with connections to all major urban areas, the China Ferry Terminal, as well as the historic Star Ferry, is only five to ten minutes away on foot. Surrounded by numerous flagship stores of major luxury brands in renowned shopping malls, as well as bustling commerce centres, The Langham is an ideal base for both leisure and business travel.

The Langham has recently completed a major USD30 million facelift that took place over a period of three months. The revamped hotel brings a new level of elegance and luxury that reaffirms The Langham, Hong Kong, at the top end of the city’s leading luxury hotels. The renovation extends to 230 rooms and suites by London-based interior and architectural design firm G.A. Design. The aim was for a world-class transformation with an emphasis on elegant residential experiences with luxury detailing.

The Langham, Hong Kong’s Managing Director, Bob van den Oord, stated that the “new facilities and amenities enhance the brand as the luxury hotel of choice in vibrant Tsimshatsui for discerning guests looking for supreme comfort and convenience.”

Accommodations of Elevated Luxury

The new two-bedroom Penthouse Suite allows guests to have their own exclusive private club, perfectly suited to hosting high-profile gatherings or small, intimate dinner parties. At 125 sq.m., the suite is a wonderfully expansive space with a formal entry, dining and lounge area leading to the height of elegance in the bed chamber and dressing room. Reminiscent of Europe’s fashion houses, the Penthouse Suite takes you to an elegantly luxurious era of silk wall panels and pale marble, with timber accents and diamond-cut mirror panelling. The overall ambience of the suite features cream, silver and white with highly embellished accents.

At 89 sq.m., the Director Suite features black, silver, white, grey and sepia with jewel accents, polished veneer and is finished with high gloss, nickel, Lucite and glass. Like the Penthouse Suite, this suite features a welcome bottle of chilled Rose Champagne, 46 inch Full HD Smart TV and iHome audio deck, complimentary pressing of two garments per person, a shopping butler service, complimentary limousine pick up service, on-call chef, access to The Langham Club, and many more luxurious amenities.

The new Grand Langham Room features a light, refined scheme with a palette of soft greys, gold and beige that invoke the glamorous 1920s. One of the beautiful decorations is the sophisticated faux fireplace as the focal point of the room, framed in dark, stained walnut and polished nickel. The luxury finishes and meticulous detailing give the ambience of a refreshing haven, providing a moment of calm for guests to retreat from the frenetic city.

All of the property’s 498 guestrooms and suites are finished with luxurious fabrics, hardwood floors and hand-woven carpets, leaving no detail overlooked.

Guests staying in any of the suites have complimentary access to the innovatively designed The Langham Club, an exclusive, richly European offering of the very best that luxury has to offer. Within the Langham Club Lounge, guests can enjoy a free flow of French Champagne, premium selections of red and white wine, and other complimentary drinks and beverages throughout the day, with a professional barman masterfully preparing two signature cocktails.

As a contribution to the wellness of its guests, The Langham, Hong Kong’s, excellent facilities, such as its well-equipped fitness centre and outdoor, heated, rooftop swimming pool, prove to be an excellent way to cool off after a long day of productive meetings or leisure.

Legendary Service, Outstanding Treats

The newly revamped Langham elevates guest services to a new five-star benchmark with the commission of dedicated Guest Experience Managers. These individuals are dedicated to assisting with the guests’ every whim while at the hotel, from unpacking suitcases and colour coding clothes in wardrobes, to personalising pillows and room temperature, and organising sightseeing outings.

Tracing its renowned heritage is Palm Court, a lounge glamorously restyled after its namesake at the Langham, London, where traditional British afternoon tea was first served in the hotel nearly 150 years ago. This fresh and elegant space serves as a dramatic backdrop to the lobby, featuring natural stone flooring and painted timber columns that showcase a traditional yet luxurious finish.

As a tribute to its heritage as the birthplace of traditional English afternoon tea, Palm Court was reopened with the launch of the bespoke version of the tradition, “The Langham Afternoon Tea with Wedgwood”, serving Wedgwood specialty teas in tailor-made “Langham Rose” Wedgwood chinaware with a special menu by new Executive Pastry Chef Reinhard Lackner.

Voted “The World’s Best Bar” for three consecutive years in 2012, 2013 and 2014 by Drinks International, The Langham, London’s award-winning Artesian bar concept arrives at The Langham, Hong Kong. The Artesian in Hong Kong is a glamorous cocktail bar that features interiors that combine the nostalgic romance of Art Deco with alluring contemporary touches. The stylish bar features Bourbon creations at their best and Gin and Tonic specialties. Guests at Artesian can also expect the finest classic cocktails masterfully crafted with house-made infusions, shaken and stirred by the fashionable bar crew, and led by Bar Manager Rajendra “Rush” Limbu, who hails from restaurants such as Otto e Mezzo, Il Milione and Ping Pong.

Highly acclaimed restaurants within The Langham, Hong Kong, such as The Bostonian, T’ang Court and Main St. Deli, never cease to offer only the best culinary delights to satisfy the gastronomic needs of their guests.

Main St. Deli carries the spirit of New York, offering Big Apple deli favourites such as Reuben sandwiches, pastrami on rye, hot corned beef, brisket, knishes, bagels, salads, chicken soup with matzoh balls, and many more. Main St. Deli was Hong Kong’s first authentic New York-style deli when it opened its doors for the first time in 2001, and it remains one of the best delis in town today.

Offering superior seafood and steak, the well-established American restaurant, The Bostonian, has long been a Hong Kong favourite and is recommended by the Michelin Guide. Well-known for its lively atmosphere and superb specials, such as the American-style Boston lobster, guests can expect serious American-sized portions and signature tastes.

Two-star Michelin restaurant T’ang Court represents the epitome of oriental culinary goodness during the Chinese Golden Age under the Tang Dynasty. Guests are offered an unparalleled dining experience amidst lavish furnishings and authentic legendary Cantonese dishes, such as the award-winning Braised Garoupa Head and Brisket with Roasted Pork/Sliced Garoupa with Deer tendons.

For a wider selection of authentic Chinese, Asian and Western fare, the newly rebranded all-day dining venue The Food Gallery offers an extensive range of international seafood, fresh salads, interactive cooking stations and delectable desserts. The seemingly endless variety of delicacies to be had in The Food Gallery demonstrates the influence of Hong Kong’s diverse world-class cuisines.