Owned by the local Catholic diocese, this is a large, modern accommodation centre on Hong Kong Island, run along hotel lines and with all modern facilities. The complex consists of 219 single and twin rooms and a number of one and two bedroom suites. All guestrooms are ensuite and the front facing rooms have views over the harbour. Unlike many of the local hotels, Bishop Lei has a large roof top swimming pool and a gymnasium. A free shuttle bus service is provided to and from Admiralty, Central and Wanchai.
Photo: Rooftop swimming pool – Bishop Lei House, Naomi Kneeshaw
Well located in the Central district on Hong Kong Island and two minutes walk from the Peak Tram Station the Helena May is run by a Christian Community Outreach Association and offers clean, comfortable single and twin rooms to female travellers. The shared, marble bathrooms have recently been renovated in hotel style and the elegant public rooms are large and nicely furnished. Rooms are serviced daily and guests have use of the centre’s laundry facilities. All meals are available. Accommodation for men and women is available in smart studio apartments with full kitchens in an adjoining building. Studio apartments are rented on a monthly basis only. The nearest train stations are Central or Admiralty (5 mins. walk). Twin from $220HKG pp plus a small joining fee.
Photo: © Hong Kong Tourism Board