World’s Highest Hotel: Ritz-Carlton In Hong Kong

By : Mark V | 3 Jul 2015 4:25 pm | Skyscrapers

The Ritz-Carlton hotel In Hong Kong, currently the world’s highest hotel right now, opened on March 29, this year, offering a breathtaking panoramic view of Victoria Harbour. It is found on top of the 488 meter tall International Commerce Centre in Hong Kong. It is also a place of luxury since one night in a deluxe room costs HK$ 6,000 (US$770) while the presidential suite is around HK$100,000 ($12-13,000) per night.

The predominant colours of the design of the hotel are black, brown and beige. It also has restaurants and lobbies that are adorned with chandeliers. The lobby that welcomes the guests can be found on the 9th floor and the hotel lobby is located on the 103rd floor and it reveals a jaw dropping view of Hong Kong.

The structure of the hotel offers all its 312 guest rooms views of the city and the harbour.More details about the rooms: a deluxe room has 50sqm while the Ritz-Carlton Suite has 365 sqm. Every room has all the facilities you can possibly want from: ipod docking stations to WiFi,blu ray DVD players and flat screen TVs.

When it comes to restaurant designs famous names have associated with this project like Japan’s Spin Design Studio and Wonderwall.There are 6 dining venues in the hotel: 3 restaurants on the 102nd floor-one of them is Tin Lung Heen-it`s a Chinese restaurant that offers refined Cantonese dishes. For those who are in love with the Italian cuisine the option is to go to Tosca -an Italian restaurant known for the Southern Italian cuisine-it has an open kitchen. If you like the glamorous areas you can try The Lounge & Bar, known for its breathtaking crystal fire pits.

For those with a sweet tooth there is a chocolate-themed lounge named The Chocolate Library that can be found on the 103rd floor and the 9th floor houses a place called Pastry Gems. The main attraction is represented by Ozone.It`s on the 118th floor of the hotel. It has a contemporary design and it offers Asian tapas,a rich wine list, signature cocktails and it is famous for hosting the world’s highest al fresco terrace that overlooks the city.

The Diamond Ballroom is one of the biggest ballrooms in Hong Kong, having 930sqm.The crystal chandeliers are a recurring theme. The ballroom can host a range of events: from weddings to meetings and gala events. It also has an extension: 4 meeting rooms –covering an area of 1,300 sqm. This meeting space is rumoured to have an important place for social gatherings and other events.

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