10 best Airbnbs for design lovers in Hong Kong

Whilst there’s really no place like home, sometimes we just need to unplug, unwind, and pack our bags for a quick pick-me-up getaway.

Instead of hopping onto a plane, why not spend a few days in one of Hong Kong’s design-oriented Airbnbs? In a city where options aplenty, we’ve chosen several listings that will satisfy any aesthete looking for a change in environment. Here is our curated list of ten homes that will transport your mind and soul – all a mere taxi ride away.

 

1. NYC-style loft

Location: Wan Chai
Size: 600sqft, 4 guests
Price: HK$1,425/night

A stone’s throw away from Wan Chai MTR station, this 600sqft abode is bright and airy, with its expansive windows and open layout. Decked in cool shades of moody greys and ashy blues, this apartment offers ample space for entertaining a close group of friends, as well as a large comfy couch for relaxing. Book here.

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2. Urban hygge studio

Location: Mong Kok
Size: 313sqft, 2 guests
Price: HK$840/night

This 313sqft compact couple’s studio combines urban design elements of stonewashed walls and sleek black accents with the feel and comfort of Danish hygge-inspired living. With a small reading corner, succulents, and artwork, this space is an urban escape from the hustle and bustle of Mong Kok. Book here.

3. Picture perfect retreat

Location: Olympic
Size: 750sqft, 3 guests
Price: HK$1,890/night

This 750sqft apartment in Kowloon boasts an array of on-site facilities and amenities for hobbyists and sports enthusiasts alike. From sports courts, to an outdoor pool, to music studios, to a Kid’s Zone, activity options are aplenty. Previously featured in advertisements, the apartment is decked with wood paneling and furniture, bringing a sense to warmth and cosiness to the industrial-chic décor. Book here.

4. Luxurious loft living

Location: Happy Valley
Size: 600sqft, 2 guests
Price: HK$990/night

This 600sqft designer loft in Happy Valley combines comfort with convenience. Guests can enjoy a high degree of privacy whilst benefitting from the loft’s close proximity to Causeway Bay. Sleek, discreet, and with the feel of a hotel, the impressive entertainment system, spacious bathtub, and high thread-count sheets tick all the boxes for a perfect R&R session. Book here.

5. Moody and modern

Location: Central
Size: 2 guests
Price: HK$929/night

Located near PMQ, this open-plan space for couples has a clean and contemporary look and feel. Decorated with designer fittings and furnishings, this urban oasis is filled with elegant indoor plants, bringing a touch of nature to the home. Indulge your inner child with the flat’s impressive selection of board games. Book here.

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6. Wan Chai wonder

Location: Wan Chai
Size: 8 guests
Price: HK$785/night

This spacious Wan Chai apartment for eight is perfect for large families or a group of friends. Light wooden furniture and flooring combine with tall glass doors to enhance the airiness of the space. The open cooking, dining, and living spaces promote a sense of togetherness, and make this apartment great for entertaining. Book here.

7. Urban jungle

Location: Happy Valley
Size: 4 guests
Price: HK$1,290/night

This two-bedroom apartment in Happy Valley is every nature lover’s dream with access to two spacious rooftop gardens. Dine and host barbecues al fresco in the comfort and privacy of your own roof garden, which is even fitted with a Jacuzzi. The apartment also features an open-plan, fully kitted kitchen and breakfast bar in a calming and chic neutral palette. Book here.

8. Scandi-retro pad

Location: Central
Size: 4 guests
Price: HK$1,000/night

Decorated in a soft palette of pastel hues, this apartment for four is situated at the heart of Central’s hottest dining, shopping, and entertainment spots. With feminine touches, Scandi furniture, and cosy soft furnishings, this space would make a great weekend retreat for a group of girlfriends. Book here.

9. Artsy-eclectic gem

Location: Central
Size: 1,000sqft, 5 guests
Price: HK$1,050/night

Brimming with personality and pattern, this spacious 1,000sqft three-bedroom apartment in a classic tenement building in Central is a fun mix of artwork, décor, and curios. Bold geometric and animal prints combine to give the apartment’s otherwise neutral palette an edgy and youthful feel. Book here.

10. Monochrome cool

Location: Central
Size: 2 guests
Price: HK$720/night

This stylish Central studio for two is a bold blend of decorative contrasts, from the glossy black kitchen cabinetry and the textured grey couch, to the industrial-style flooring. Plenty of natural light permeates the space, thanks to the studio’s generously sized windows, which overlook a stretch of lush greenery. Book here.

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