Icon Hotel, Hong KongAddress:
17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East, KowloonTel:
852.3400 1000Website: www.hotel-icon.comOpening date:
From HK$1,550 ($199)Business amenities:
The conference room (equipped with wired and wireless internet) can accommodate up to 500 guests and is run by a crack team of IT specialists, while the Silverbox Ballroom can be converted for corporate roadshows and exhibitions. Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout the hotel.Rooms:
The Icon's 262 rooms are among the city's largest. Complimentary room bar and snacks, Wi-Fi and local telephone calls, flat-screen satellite TV, and Skype phones keep you connected.Leisure:
The outdoor heated pool overlooks Hong Kong harbour, while the gym is open 24 hours. The Angsana Spa by Banyan Tree takes care of jet lag and stress from late night negotiations.Restaurants:
Botanist and landscaper Patrick Blanc has created one of the world's largest vertical gardens next to lobby café Green, while The Market's open kitchen serves everything from laksa and tapas to sushi and roast beef. For fine Cantonese classics, reserve a table at Above & Beyond on the 28th floor.
If ever a hotel could lay claim to such an audacious name, it would be one designed by Terence Conran, Rocco Yim and William Lim; with a suite by Vivienne Tam; uniforms by Barney Cheng; and landscaping by Patrick Blanc. The Icon's location in buzzy Tsim Sha Tsui, with its host of clubs, retail and dining diversions, is a plus.