Pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon opens

Pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon opened as the first international brand hotel in the Kai Tak area of Kowloon East. Just like pentahotels in Europe, the neighborhood lifestyle pentahotel was designed as a gathering spot for the local community and a home base for travellers keen to discover the surrounding neighborhoods.

The 32-story pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon, a few minutes' walk from the Diamond Hill MTR station, has 695 New York loft-style inspired guestrooms. The hotel's design blends style with simplicity and comfort with convenience. Its contemporary rustic décor is complemented by whimsical cultural references.

Pentahotel commissioned local design brand G.O.D. to produce the playful, graphic in-room heat-sensitive mugs for guests. G.O.D.'s Hong Kong-inspired accessories are also available in a "maxibar" vending machine. In support of up-and-coming Hong Kong designers, pentapeople on the frontline sport uniforms designed by local fashion label "4A Like Black."

 

Pentalounge combines a lobby, reception area, bar and café into a single venue. It serves as a gathering place with 230 seats anchored by [email protected], which offers local Hong Kong dishes and a variety of comfort foods and all-day drinks. The gourmet selection includes desserts and cakes by home-grown celebrity chef Tony Wong. Guests and neighborhood residents gather to play foosball or a game of Wii or shoot pool in the two Game Rooms, surf the web at the Internet corners, or browse the playlist at the pentafun Music Stations. Another unique aspect of the hotel is the pizzabar next to the hotel's main entrance, offering authentic Italian-style pizza.

Modern technology facilities and services for digital nomads and tech-savvy travellers include free hotel-wide WiFi, in-room smartphone docking, smartphone charging service and digital check-in and check-out.

In addition to the Game Rooms in pentalounge, pentahotel Hong Kong, Kowloon features an outdoor pool and gym. There are five meeting rooms equipped with advanced audio visual equipment. The two unconventional meeting breakout areas, known as "Timeout Zones," have foosball tables and popcorn machines.

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