Novotel Citygate

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Novotel Citygate Hong Kong
Novotel Citygate Hong Kong.jpg
Hotel chain Novotel
General information
Status Complete
Type Hotel
Location No. 51 Man Tung Road
Tung Chung
Hong Kong
Coordinates 22°17′28″N 113°56′32″E / 22.2912°N 113.9423°E / 22.2912; 113.9423Coordinates: 22°17′28″N 113°56′32″E / 22.2912°N 113.9423°E / 22.2912; 113.9423
Opened April 2006
Owner Newfoundworld Site 2 (Hotel) Limited
Affiliation AccorHotels
Technical details
Floor count 23
Other information
Number of rooms 440
Number of suites 14
Number of restaurants 4
Facilities Gym, swimming pool
Website
novotelcitygate.com

Novotel Citygate Hong Kong (Chinese: 諾富特東薈城酒店) is a 4-star hotel in Hong Kong. It opened in April 2006, and is managed by AccorHotels. Novotel Citygate has 440 rooms including 14 suites from 26 to 45 square metres, 3 restaurants and a bar, a gym, an outdoor swimming pool and meeting facilities.[1]

The hotel is located near various attractions on Lantau Island, including the Citygate Outlets shopping centre, the AsiaWorld-Expo exhibition centre, the Ngong Ping Cable Car, Hong Kong Disneyland, SkyPlaza, SkyCity Nine Eagles Golf Course, and Tai O fishing village.

Design[edit]

The original interior design was started by Simon Jackson, who arranged guest rooms in a herringbone design. Later on, Hong Kong architect and designer, Steve Leung[2] completed the task. In addition, the restaurants and bar were designed by interior designer, Yasumichi Morita.[3] The Feng Shui elements located at garden and sun terrace were designed by landscape architect Sandy Duggie.

The number three represents “liveliness” in Feng Shui. The hotel entrance features three geometric beds of bamboo in low ground cover, and a still water pool. The revolving door contains 3 leaves and moves in a clockwise direction, which represents good luck in and bad luck out. The revolving door is 4.8m high and is the tallest revolving door in the world and has held the Guinness Record since 2006.[4]

At the poolside garden terrace, there is a white marble sculpture named ‘Trans for Matter’ by Italian sculptor Polo Bourieau. Water runs from the sculpture and through a narrow channel across the center of a spacious timber sundeck and down to a large granite waterfall.

Facilities[edit]

Novotel Citygate has 440 rooms and suites with airport, sea and mountain views, including 2 rooms that provide access for people with disabilities. Broadband connection is available inside the hotel. Facilities include 3 restaurants and a bar, 7 function rooms, an outdoor swimming pool and 24-hour gymnasium. [5]

Transportation[edit]

The hotel is direct access to Tung Chung MTR Station via Citygate Outlets, it takes 25–35 minutes to Central MTR Station.[6]

  • Complimentary Airport Shuttle

Complimentary shuttle service to/from Hong Kong International Airport from 6am – 11:45pm hours at 15-minute intervals. Shuttle bus station located at coach bay 29-30 in Terminal 2. Please approach B16 counter upon arrival at the Arrival Hall.[7]

Shuttle bus to AsiaWorld-Expo runs on selected trade show periods.

  • Airport Coach Service to Shenzhen and Guangdong Province

Coaches are available from the airport to Shenzhen, Guangzhou, Dongguan, Shenzhen Airport, Huizhou, Foshan, Zhongshan.[8]

Coaches are available from Citygate Outlets to Huanggan, Shenzhen. [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Accor Group (2013). "Hotel Novotel Hong Kong Citygate: travel, stay or vacation, holiday at HONG KONG". Novotel.com. 
  2. ^ Loft Asia (November 2010). "LOFT gets a rare face-to-face chat with interiors guru, Steve Leung". Loft asia.com. 
  3. ^ Jana Schiowitz (February 2010). "Project Profile: Takano Yuri Beauty Clinic by Yasumichi Morita". Contractdesign.com. 
  4. ^ Guinness World Records (June 12, 2006). "Tallest revolving door". guinnessworldrecords.com. 
  5. ^ Novotel Citygate (2013). "Novotel Citygate Rooms Information". Novotelcitygate.com. 
  6. ^ MTR Corporation (2013). "MTR Journey Planner". MTR.com.hk. 
  7. ^ Novotel Citygate (2013). "Novotel Citygate Shuttle Information". Novotelcitygate.com. 
  8. ^ 永東集團(國際)有限公司 (2013). "永東集團(國際)有限公司 (Chinese Website)". Eebus.com. 
  9. ^ Citygate Outlets (2013). "Cross-Border Coach Service". CitygateOutlets.com. 

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