André Fu designs Kerry Hotel as first new build on Kowloon waterfront since 1995

The Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong opened as the first new build on the Kowloon waterfront since 1995.

The Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong opened as the first new-build on the Kowloon waterfront since 1995. Locally-based architect and designer André Fu designed the 16-story property, which displays more than 1,000 pieces of artwork sourced from all over Asia.

To maximize its waterside location, the property has landscaped gardens framing views of the setting that surrounds Victoria Harbor. The lobby has 26-foot-high curved glass windows, linking the outdoors with the interior design.

Most of the 546 guestrooms and suites have panoramic views through floor-to-ceiling windows. Accommodations range in size from the 452-square-foot Deluxe category to the 3,165-square-foot Presidential suite. There is also a 3,230-square-foot Club Lounge for private events.

Amenities at the Kerry Hotel, Hong Kong include an 82-foot-long outdoor pool, fitness center, outdoor jogging track, and spa facilities that include a Jacuzzi, steam bath and sauna.

For dining, the property has five venues, including the lobby lounge; Chinese restaurant Hung Tong; Big Bay Café, which has seven live-action kitchens; Red Sugar Bar, offering 270-degree views via a wraparound terrace; and the Dockyard food hall.

For events, the hotel has 17 meeting venues and outdoor terraces. There is also a pillar-less ballroom measuring 19,998 square feet and an LED wall totaling 707 square feet.