Last year has taken a toll on everyone, and that includes our kids. The thoughts of summer 2021 are infused with hope for that feeling of summer freedom we’ve had before the pandemic. Luckily, Hong Kong’s finest hotels are rolling out summer staycation offers focused on family adventures and carefree quality time. We’ve picked out the hotels that offer the best value family-friendly summer staycations – not just in terms of value for money, but value for your kiddo and your family as a whole.
Keeping parents relaxed and kiddos entertained is the magic combination and ultimate goal of every family-focused staycation. This is exactly what Island Shangri-La does with their Family Escapade staycation that includes a 2-night stay and daily breakfast for 2 adults and 1 child, a family yoga class, as well as with their Family Weekenders offer for a 2-night stay for 3 adults and 2 children with breakfast and a kids’ drawing workshop. Not only that, Shangri-La just launched a whole family experience brand Fam.ily™ that will create experiences such as the Fam-tabulous family package at HK$2500 per night with HK$1000 hotel credit per night including breakfast for 2 adults and 1 child.
This summer, the exquisitely lovely Rosewood Hong Kong is offering two staycations designed specifically for families. The Seven Night Summer Getaway provides you with 7-night accommodation for 2 adults and one child, 7-day on-site Camp Rosewood sessions for one child aged 5-10, one individual surprise for parents specially prepared by the child, welcome kids’ amenities and other substantial perks! Their Family Time offer gives you a free night for every 2 booked nights and includes a rarely seen kid-focused offer. There’s Rosewood’s Kids Camp, Play Lab, Explorers Club and Indoor Playspace that encompasses tantalizing, nature and animal-themed activities, workshops, eco-friendly adventures, crafting workshops and wind-down activities to round off the day.
A family favorite, Hotel ICON is so good at packaging up family fun. Their iconic Family Fun Package includes a one-night stay in Club 65 Studio Suite and breakfast for 2 adults and 2 kids. Honestly, too much fun is on offer for a one-night stay (you may need to come back!): in-suite tent experience with an extra bed, special kid’s amenities, complimentary access to the open-air pool deck with PlayStation 4, PlayStation VPN, pool table and table soccer and complimentary use of Apple TV and unlimited access to Netflix. There’s also a babysitting service and a 20% discount for a full body massage at Angsana Spa – the kids don’t have ownership of fun. The offer is valid for stays until August 31, 2021.
Dive right into the summer in the yachting paradise of The Pier Hotel for a Family Staycation! The Pier is offering families a special Staycation package, which includes a daily breakfast set for 2 kiddies, along with access to the rooftop garden and outdoor swimming pool (closed until April). Don't miss out on the nearby Trio Beach, AFCD Lions Nature Education Center, Pak Sha Wan Bodhisattva Guanyin Temple, and all the activities available at Pak Sha Wan Tam Wah Ching Sea Activity Center! Parents can enjoy the privacy and slow pace of life, while the kids can frolic in the beautiful blue sea. Staycation booking must be made 7 days in advance!
The Upper House takes care of you and your kids with equal playful meticulousness. Their Summer Family Bliss is so expansive it isn’t confined within the hotel or the time of your stay: the offer includes a daily set breakfast for 2 adults and 1 child (as well as HK$800 dining credit and complimentary dining for children under 12) at Salisterra, a welcome kids’ amenity, complimentary weekend family yoga, Baumhaus voucher for one-time playroom access, 10% discount on Baumhaus Kindermusik instruments and props as well as a HK$250 Retykle voucher! This manifold offer is valid until August 31, 2021.
Cordis is an exceptionally kid-friendly hotel with a versatile offer for the youngest members of the fam. We highlight the delightful Kiddy Double Bubbles Staycation in partnership with LUSH: Kids get pampered with a bathing toy set, a Cody plush toy and special kids’ pack and snacks and you get accommodation in a Family room and a variety of other perks! If your kids are more into getting sweaty than getting clean, go for the Family Fun-Filled Staycation that, among other perks, gets you 2 tokens per child for the fun activities at The Garage Bar, including Mini Car Racing Game, Bean Bag Tossing, Kids Planting and Fishing Game and complimentary toy!
Widen your horizons from the comfort of The Peninsula, one of Asia’s oldest establishments. Honoring this tradition and their culturally eclectic roots, the hotel offers a host of experiential journeys in five different categories: Heritage; Art & Culture; Atelier; Culinary; and Adrenaline. These are packaged with 1- and 3-night Journey the World staycations with different perks. The offers are valid for stays until August 31, 2021.
The Peninsula Hong Kong, Salisbury Road, Kowloon Hong Kong, +852 2920 2888, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.peninsula.com/en/hong-kong/5-star-luxury-hotel-kowloon
The Ritz-Carlton has one of the best offers for kids in the city. If you are looking for something extraordinary, this Hong Kong staycation is unlike any other! The Ritz Kids Aviator Adventure includes a 'Fly High Dream High' junior aviator program featuring a flight simulator experience, overnight accommodation, in-room tent, video games, family-friendly board games, and more! The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge welcomes guests below 9 years of age between 6:30 am and 8 pm daily. Also on offer is the Sky High Staycation at HK$2699 per night.
The Ritz-Carlton, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West Hong Kong, +852 2263 2263, www.ritzcarlton.com/hong-kong
Gold Coast Hotel, always looking for ways to make family stays meaningful and rich with experience, partnered with A-Team Edventures, Hong Kong's leading experiential learning company, to bring families the Kids Summer Adventures Program, a 1.5-day adventure that includes SUP fitness fun, exploring woodlands and marine coastline habitats, as well as using creativity for beach games and storytelling activities. The program itself is priced at HK$1,600 per person, but for HK$3,580 (in June) or HK$3980 (in July and August), you can package the 1.5-day adventure up into a Kids Summer Adventures Staycation with a 3-days, 2-nights accommodation in a Deluxe Seaview Room with balcony, daily breakfast for two adults and one child and other perks! You can find the terms & conditions, as well as more info, here!
The ultra-stylish W Hong Kong has put together a "Soak Up The Fun" Staycation starting at HK$2,600 per night and inclusive of a 1-night stay, 2 exclusive W family experiences (with the option to add additional experiences for HK$600), daily breakfast for 4 at KITCHEN, bliss®spa HK$500 gift voucher for selected treatments and more! The experiences include Handsome Factory pop-up shop barber session with a special gift for dad and son (advance reservation required) /WOOBAR afternoon tea set for mom and daughter/One set of W Grab-n-Go basket for the family AND sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck family pass/Hong Kong Observation Wheel private gondola for the family plus carousel and snacks - the tickets for the latter can be used after the stay. The offer is valid for stays until June 30, 2021.
The Langham Hong Kong has curated special programs and activities for this spring/summer season (until July 1, 2021) and packaged it up into their Spring and Summer Jam offer! The activities are complimentary for families who book a staycation package at the hotel. Workshops and activities for kids include an Etiquette Class, Face Painting and Balloon Twisting, and a Cooking Class, with even more workshops for adults. Check the activities calendar here and book one of The Langham's versatile offers accordingly!
Langham Hospitality Group is offering you a chance to celebrate being fully vaccinated with a stay at one of their hotels - even ones that surpass your budget. The hospitality group introduced the "Stay Safe and Save" package that offers 1000 room nights every month from June 1 to August 31, 2021, at no less than 50% off the room rates and dining outlets! This is specifically for guests who are fully vaccinated at the time of check-in. The package can be used at the aforementioned The Langham, Cordis Hong Kong and Eaton HK. Read all you need to know and book here!