Located in the vibrant heart of West Kowloon, within walking distance of the Olympic MTR Station, the city's dining spots, shopping arcades, commerce and entertainment hubs are all within the ease of a pleasant stroll. Guests can take a 5-minute walk to the Olympian City shopping mall and the Olympic MTR station; or enjoy a 10-minute ride to the Airport Express Kowloon Station, the China-Macau Ferry Terminal, the MongKok and Tsim Sha Tsui MTR stations connecting the city's financial hubs, world-class attractions, Macau, China and the greater world.
Your journey with The Olympian begins upon your arrival at the Hong Kong International Airport. Our premium limousine will await your arrival and chauffeur you to the hotel within 30 minutes.
From Hong Kong International Airport to Hotel (32km)
Hong Kong has a sub-tropical climate. The average temperatures for Summer (Jun-Aug) are between 26oC and 31oC, featuring high humidity and rain. Whereas Winter (Dec-Feb) can be chilly at times with temperatures ranging from 12oC to 20oC, so warm clothing is essential. Autumn (Sep-Nov) temperatures usually fall between 19oC and 28oC, while Spring (Mar-May) temperatures go from 17oC to 26oC.
Free Internet access in Hong Kong is widely available at cafés, large shopping malls and major MTR stations, as well as in many government-run parks and public buildings. Mobile phones using GSM 900, PCS 1800, CDMA and WCDMA can be used in Hong Kong. Smartphones are now the norm in Hong Kong, and mobile data prepaid cards are widely available at major convenience stores.
The Hong Kong currency is the Hong Kong dollar (HK$). Converting most major currencies in Hong Kong is easy—either at banks, on-street exchange outlets or the hotel’s front desk.
Most electrical outlets in Hong Kong take a three-pronged UK-style plug, with a standard voltage of 220 volts AC, 50Hz.
Chinese (Cantonese) is the mother-tongue of most Hong Kong residents, but both English and Mandarin are widely spoken or understood, especially in the urban areas. Most taxi drivers in Hong Kong understand some English and Mandarin; our ambassador at the concierge will be at your service if you need help for airport transfers or to visit any desired destination.
Hong Kong has 11 private hospitals and about 41 public hospitals and institutions under the Hospital Authority. Visitors are required to pay for the medical treatments and services. For more details about Hong Kong’s medical facilities, visit www.ha.org.hk
The Octopus Card is a rechargeable stored-value smartcard widely used for making instant electronic payments in Hong Kong, especially for transport, convenience store purchases, vending machines, parking, and anywhere the Octopus Card logo is displayed. Octopus Cards can be purchased at any MTR Customer Service Centre.
Smoking has been prohibited in all indoor areas around Hong Kong since 2007. This policy is now being extended to include indoor workplaces and most public places like bars, Internet cafés, public lavatories, beaches and restaurants in the city. Smoking is not allowed in lifts, public transport, cinemas, concert halls, airport terminals, shopping centres, department stores, supermarkets, game arcades and banks in Hong Kong.