The Mira Hong Kong
|The Mira Hong Kong|
The Mira Hong Kong
|Location||118 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong|
|Management||Miramar Hotel and Investment|
|Design and construction|
The Mira Hong Kong is a hotel in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong. It has 492 rooms and suites, six restaurants and bars, and a spa centre. It was renovated in 2009 and became smoke-free in 2011.
The hotel was formerly named Hotel Miramar. It opened in 1948, with 32 rooms, as Hong Kong's first post-war hotel. A major expansion in 1953 added 160 new rooms. It was purchased in 1957 from a Spanish mission by the founders of Miramar Hotel and Investment Company, Limited. A new wing was built in two phases, increasing the number of rooms to 380 by 1973.
The grand opening of the rebranded and redesigned hotel took place on September 17, 2009.
In 2013 after fleeing Hawaii, Edward Snowden stayed in The Mira as he announced that he had leaked classified documents of the National Security Agency (NSA). The short film Verax features the hotel. The film's budget included a one night stay at The Mira, the most expensive item on the budget.
On 21 January 2019, a window fell from the hotel and killed a passerby walking on Nathan Road.
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