Gloucester Hotel (Hong Kong) – Causeway Bay

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The Night

So I manage to take an earlier flight from Bangkok and end up back in Hong Kong for a day. I check into a new hotel called the Gloucester Hotel in Causeway Bay. It is a lovely new hotel with stunning views over Victoria Harbour.

I get to my room at night and this is the view I enjoy. The city skyline of Hong Kong casts a beautiful reflective glow over the harbour and its just a dazzling sight to be honest.

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The Ensuite

There is a beautiful marble ensuite.

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There these jet showers with six separate horizontal shower jets (like the ones the Elemis Spa in the British Airways Concorde Room). They provide a powerful burst of water to give the body a wonderful soothing massage and the hotel stocks a wonderful suite of L’Occitane en Provence bath products to complete the experience.

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The Bed

The bed proves to be oh so alluring as my tired jet lagged eyes (which have also been impacted by the cocktails I had at the Armani Bar) long for some rest.

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Wake Me Up

The sun breaks through the clouds to send soft rays of light through the window of my hotel. I wake up and my eyes adjust to the light, my alarm clock is already on the 5th snooze (I am traveling… give me a break) and I eventually sit up on the bed and this is the view I have.

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There is an element of awe at the wonder of the beauty that is the Hong Kong skyline and Victoria Harbour. I still seek the refuge of my pillow as deep down I am still asleep, but I my eyes fail to close or even to try and escape the gaze of this beautiful sight. I lie awake and stare absorbing the sight of the ships sailing across the harbour. It is a signature view.

The panorama shot across the harbour is nothing short of spectacular.

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Causeway Bay

I roam the streets of Causeway bay, checking out local markets. When I travel I normally only enjoy the view of hotel rooms, boardrooms, restaurants, corporate offices and airline lounges, so it such a treat to experience some of the vibrant culture in Hong Kong (albeit for a few hours).

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See you Later Hong Kong  

I eventually have to check-out and head to the airport. I say one last goodbye to this stunning view and the super helpful staff (I just love the service levels in Hong Kong) help me to arrange my things as I make my way home.

I love this view!

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