Hong Kong SAR, China, 9 October 2019 – Condé Nast Traveler released the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards. The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel, is proud to announce the hotel is ranked first among the Top 10 Hotels in Asia/Hong Kong for a second consecutive year.
Over 600,000 Condé Nast Traveler readers across the globe submitted a recording-breaking number of responses rating their travel experiences and providing a detailed snapshot of where and how we travel today. The Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards are the longest-running and most prestigious recognition of excellence in the travel industry and are commonly known as “the best of the best of travel.”
This is the second consecutive year Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards have distinguished The Murray with a coveted place among Hong Kong’s Top 10 hotels. This is the latest illustrious award conferred upon the hotel. In 2018, TIME Magazine named The Murray as one of the World’s Greatest Places, Conde Nast Traveller UK included the hotel in its sought-after Hot List and it earned the title of Best New Business Hotel in Asia from Bloomberg.com.
Ideally located between the heart of the Central business district and the green oasis of Hong Kong Park, The Murray is a sophisticated, contemporary 336-guestroom and suite hotel situated in a refurbished iconic building that formerly housed government offices. Among its unique features is Popinjays, a stunning rooftop bar with some of the most breathtaking views of the city. The hotel boasts four other world-class restaurants and bars, showcasing local and international flavours, as well as creative meeting and event spaces at venues such as the Niccolo Room and The Arches. Other facilities include an indoor lap-pool, fully equipped gymnasium, and a spa program in partnership with international skin specialist, Dr. Barbara Sturm.
Welcoming guests since 15 January 2018, The Murray is a key component of the government’s Conserving Central project. In the short span of under a year, it has garnered much international acclaim.
The Murray, Hong Kong, a Niccolo Hotel
Recently named as the top hotel in Hong Kong in Condé Nast Traveler’s 2018 “Readers’ Choice Awards” and one of Time Magazine’s 100 Great Places in 2018, The Murray, Hong Kong is a high-profile preservation project by British international studio for architecture and integrated design Foster + Partners. The hotel, part of Hong Kong SAR’s Conserving Central initiative, was previously the stand-alone Murray Building, one of the city's most iconic landmarks. A member of Global Hotel Alliance’s Ultratravel Collection, the US$1 billion contemporary sanctuary features 336 oversized rooms and suites spanning 25 floors. Other facilities include a swimming pool and spa, a stunning rooftop bar with breath-taking views of the central business district and the green oasis of Hong Kong Park, a series of signature restaurants and bars, as well as creative meeting and event spaces.
Further details on The Murray, Hong Kong are available at niccolohotels.com
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