The Repulse Bay

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The Repulse Bay.
Courtyard of The Repulse Bay Shopping Arcade
The Verandah restaurant

The Repulse Bay (影灣園) is a residential building and commercial arcade, located at 109 Repulse Bay Road[1] in the Repulse Bay area of Hong Kong. It is owned by The Hongkong and Shanghai Hotels, Limited (HSH)[2] and operated by Peninsula Properties, a subsidiary of HSH.

History[edit]

The Repulse Bay occupies the site of the former colonial-style Repulse Bay Hotel (1920-1982),[1][3] which was featured in the 1955 film Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing and in the 1978 film Coming Home.[3]

Features[edit]

The building is 37 floors high at its tallest.[1] It comprises 4 towers, with apartments size ranging from 91 to 545 m2.[4] The four towers are named "Taggart", "Hartson", "Nicholson", and "De Ricou", after persons associated with the original Hotel. De Ricou tower is LEED certified[5] and comprises 15 serviced apartments and was fully refurbished in 2012-2013.

The building is known for its square "hole", purportedly added for feng shui purposes.[6][7] It received a silver medal at the 1989 Hong Kong Institute of Architects Annual Awards.[8]

The Repulse Bay has two restaurants: The Verandah and Spices.[9]

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Coordinates: 22°14′22″N 114°11′46″E / 22.2394°N 114.196°E / 22.2394; 114.196