About this listing
Calm, convenient & beautifully spacious 1,500sqft large apartment. We are 2 mins walk from the racecourse in Happy Valley. Apartment has super transport links to Central, Causeway Bay and Wanchai (10 mins-15mins walk/MTR). Room is a large double especially for Hong Kong with great light!
I offer a newly decorated bedroom with a standard queen sized bed. We welcome two guests on the occasion, expect an additional charge. The bed is very comfortable, firm overall yet soft! The personal four door wardrobe space is also generous and tall being 7 foot in height, it's all yours! There is plenty of drawer space under the bed and within the nightstand. The room is about 150 s.f. with a separate fully equipped bathroom and is air-conditioned.
The apartment is 1,500 s.f. with 3 bedrooms, 2 fully fitted bathrooms each with a bath and there is also a balcony. I share the apartment with one flatmate and we get along very well at home! When you stay, one bathroom is shared between the airbnb guest and my flatmate.
This is a colonial walk-up building so there is no lift. We are on the 3rd floor and the steps are quite shallow. My eighty year old parents can get up these stairs without any problem!
It is important you understand this is a HOMESTAY accommodation. I live here too as well as my flatmate. We will share this open, beautiful space together. My guest will have access to the living room, the balcony and the kitchen, we have a full working oven. If you use the communual spaces, we would ask for an expected level of courtesy in a shared apartment. You can watch the TV in the living room, fast wi-fi is also included. You are welcome to borrow my guidebooks or other reading materials. You can use the fridge. We will run you through the instructions for using the washing machine, there is a charge for using this service at US$3 equivalent to 25HKD per load and we will give you an invoice at the end of your stay,. You can also use the office equipment. There will be a charge for printing documents of more than 5 pages.
Interaction with guests
I work near home and either my flatmate or I will meet you depending on the time of arrival. Do contact me with plenty of time before over (SENSITIVE CONTENTS HIDDEN) to arrange.
I enjoy my home space and so you may often see me around the flat, I like to make my guests feel comfortable, so just ask me if you have any questions about your stay or HK.
Both my Flatmate and I share this unusually large home in Hong Kong. You will be surprised knowing the reputation of HK flats! We all get along very well and are very good friends, we have a wonderful home.
Other things to note
Hong Kong Island cuts out from a rock. Be prepared to walk uphill and downhill a lot. If you don't like walking, you'd better stay in Kowloon side. Hong Kong is one of the safest cities in the world to walk alone on the streets for a man or a woman. My apartment is not next to or above any MTR station.
I respect religious freedom. However, my place will not cater for any special religious worship or practice. My building has a number of different nationalities and we would expect our guests to conform to the consistent international dressing code for this neighborhood.
Be discreet. If you stain the bed sheets, please inform us. It will incur special cleaning service.
The collections of artwork, antiques and rare books are here for you to enjoy. Please be discreet and careful with them.
Please pack your own toiletries and personal care items such as toothbrush, toothpaste, shaving kit, shampoo and body lotion etc.
No un-registered person is allowed to stay overnight. Please strictly observe this Rule. I don't want to spoil your fun.
I don't smoke, I prefer non-smoker. If you are a leisure smoker, please use the balcony ONLY.
NO excessive drinking, partying, & definitely no illegal drugs.
NO durian, kimchi, curry, preserved food, or exotic food from your country that will leave a distinctive smell in the room to be brought to the apartment. You may be asked to throw them out. Please understand It takes days to clear out the odour, please be considerate.
NO walking around the apartment naked or half naked, although I'd like you to enjoy the apartment as it's your own home.
NO illegal trade, or shopping for illegal goods and goods of endangered species are allowed to be brought to the apartment. Once found out, they will be taken to the Hong Kong Customs and Excises Department.
Cancel up to 5 days before your trip and get a full refund. Cancel within 5 days of your trip and the first night is non-refundable, but 50% of the cost for the remaining nights will be refunded.
Living in HK for seven years now and have a lot of knowledge on places to go during your stay! I'm from UK- love to travel - take photographs - animals - outdoors - eating well! I live with my wonderful Spanish Flatmate!