01 Aug
2016

Ascott Marks Its 10th Anniversary In Hong Kong With The Opening Of Citadines Harbourview And The Newly-Rebranded Citadines Mercer

Hong Kong, 1 August 2016 – CapitaLand’s wholly-owned serviced residence business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott) has unveiled two Citadines properties in Hong Kong. With the opening of the 52-unit Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong and the newly-rebranded 55-unit Citadines Mercer Hong Kong, Ascott’s presence in the city has expanded to more than 300 units in prime locations across Hong Kong Island and Kowloon.

Mr Tan Tze Shang, Ascott’s Regional General Manager for Greater China, said: “Ascott has scaled up its network rapidly in Hong Kong with the opening of four properties over the past three years. The newest Citadines Harbourview will provide travellers with another choice accommodation in Hong Kong Island. Ascott has been well-received by our customers in Hong Kong and we are confident that Citadines Harbourview will also be a preferred accommodation option for business and leisure travellers. Ascott has over 30 years’ of experience and expertise in managing award-winning serviced residences worldwide and we remain committed to providing world-class services and memorable experiences for our guests.”

“As one of the renowned brands under Ascott, Citadines is expanding fast globally and is well-liked by international travellers. With the rebranding of The Mercer into Citadines Mercer, we will have three Citadines properties in Hong Kong, enabling us to leverage operational and marketing resources to further boost brand recognition. Ascott will continue to develop our business in Hong Kong to offer guests even more exciting accommodation choices in this dynamic city," he added.

Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong

Strategic location in Sai Ying Pun with easy accessibility

Located in one of the most vibrant areas of the city, Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong is an ideal accommodation choice for travellers to experience the metropolitan lifestyle. The serviced residence is close to the bustling Central Financial District, with convenient access to Lan Kwai Fong, Cat Street Antiques Market, Hollywood Road, Dried Seafood Street and the University of Hong Kong. Sai Ying Pun MTR station is a short three-minute walk away and guests at Citadines Harbourview will be spoilt for choice with a wide variety of local eateries, boutique cafes, and international restaurants nearby.

A home away from home with a breathtaking view of Victoria Harbour

All 52 one-bedroom apartments offer spacious living with an area of over 1,000 square foot each and a spectacular 180° view of Victoria Harbour. Designed to provide quality home living, all the apartments come with a fully-equipped kitchen, a home entertainment system and ample storage space.

Residents can stay connected effortlessly with complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity throughout the property and free use of handy smartphones with unlimited mobile data, local calls and international calls to 10 selected countries.

Flexibility to customise one’s stay with a myriad of services

Recreational facilities at the pet-friendly Citadines Harbourview Hong Kong include a 24-hour fitness centre and a rooftop terrace where residents can relax and unwind. Guests on short or long stay can personalise their experience by opting from a range of services such as laundry, dry-cleaning, babysitting, doctor-on-call, courier and airport transfers.

Opening promotion at Citadines Harbourview at 30% Off Best Flexible Rate

To celebrate its opening, Citadines Harbourview is having a special promotion of up to 30% off, with rates from HK$910 per night for stays from now till 31 October 2016. Book through Ascott’s website for Best Rate Guarantee and sign up as an Ascott Online Advantage member to enjoy an additional 10% off. For more information and reservations, please visit:
https://www2.citadines.com/en/china/hongkong/citadines_harbourview.html.

Newly-rebranded Citadines Mercer Hong Kong

Conveniently located in Sheung Wan, the newly-rebranded Citadines Mercer Hong Kong is situated next to the Central Business District and is close to the trendy Soho area with many restaurants, art galleries and fashion boutiques. The serviced residence is also near the famous Lan Kwai Fong, enabling guests to enjoy some of Hong Kong’s finest shopping, dining and entertainment options. The serviced residence is only a minute’s walk to Sheung Wan MTR station, a five-minute walk to Hong Kong-Macau Ferry Terminal and a 10-minute walk to the International Finance Centre where many multinational companies and financial institutions are based.

Citadines Mercer offers 55 apartments and comes with a fully-equipped fitness centre, an outdoor swimming pool and lounge. For more information and reservations, please visit: https://www2.citadines.com/en/china/hong_kong/mercer.html.

With the two new Citadines properties in operation, Ascott now manages over 300 serviced residence units in five properties across Hong Kong, providing quality accommodation for travellers from around the world. Ascott launched its first property in Hong Kong, Citadines Ashley, in 2006. It further strengthened its presence in the city with the addition of Somerset Victoria Park and The Mercer (now Citadines Mercer) in 2014, followed by the opening of Hotel Pravo in 2015.    

About Ascott China

The Ascott Limited, CapitaLand's serviced residence business arm, is the world's largest international serviced residence owner-operator with more than 47,000 serviced residence units in over 290 properties located in key cities of the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and the Middle East. Its portfolio spans more than 100 cities across 27 countries. The company operates three award-winning brands Ascott, Citadines and Somerset.

Ascott is the largest international serviced residence owner-operator in China, with 85 properties over 15,000 units in China, throughout 26 cities including Beijing, Changsha, Chengdu, Chongqing, Dalian, Foshan, Guangzhou, Hangzhou, Hefei, Haikou, Nanjing, Nantong, Shanghai, Shenyang, Shenzhen, Suzhou, Taiyuan, Tianjin, Wuhan, Wuxi, Xi'an, Xiamen, Yinchuan, Shaoxing, Hong Kong and Macau.

Headquartered in Singapore, Ascott, a wholly owned subsidiary of CapitaLand Limited, pioneered Asia Pacific's first international-class serviced residence in 1984. In 2006, it established the world's first Pan-Asian serviced residence real estate investment trust, Ascott Residence Trust. Today, the company boasts over 30 years of industry track record and award-winning serviced residence brands that enjoy recognition worldwide.

Ascott website: www.the-ascott.com
Ascott China website: www.ascottchina.com  
Ascott China Official WeChat: AscottChina
Ascott Hong Kong & Macau Official WeChat: AscottinHK

About CapitaLand in China

CapitaLand is one of Asia’s largest real estate companies headquartered and listed in Singapore. The company leverages its significant asset base, design and development capabilities, active capital management strategies, extensive market network and operational capabilities to develop high-quality real estate products and services. Its diversified global real estate portfolio includes integrated developments, shopping malls, serviced residences, offices and homes. Its two core markets are Singapore and China, while Indonesia, Malaysia and Vietnam have been identified as new growth markets. The company also has one of the largest real estate fund management businesses with assets located in Asia.

CapitaLand entered China in 1994 and has grown to become one of the leading foreign developers. Over a development period of over 20 years, its real estate portfolio comprises about 160 projects in 48 Chinese cities.

CapitaLand established a track record of developing about 22 million square metres of floor area, and currently owns or manages over RMB 200 billion worth of assets in China. To keep pace with China’s urbanisation, CapitaLand continuously innovates its real estate products and services, and implements its integrated development strategy. CapitaLand is committed to realise the sustainable development of society, enterprises and individuals, and grow together with China.

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