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We are in the heart of the Western District on Hong Kong Island, where the MTR HKU Station Exit B1 and Western Harbour Crossing are just a stone’s throw away. The Hotel is easily accessible for both discerning business and leisure travellers, with a 10-minute drive to central business districts and a 30-minute drive to Hong Kong International Airport.

Hotel Transportation

One-Eight-One Hotel is conveniently located in Sai Ying Pun, providing easy access to areas such as the central districts of Hong Kong Island and the Hong Kong International Airport. If you’re arriving by tram, we are a three-minute walk from Whitty Street Station. We also offer a complimentary hotel shuttle service on weekday mornings. 

Travelling between One-Eight-One and Central, Admiralty, and Wan Chai One-Eight-One Hotel is a 7-minute walk from the B1 Exit of the HKU MTR Station. From there, Central is only 3 stops away, followed by Admiralty and Wan Chai. Catching the MTR there takes only a short 6-10 minutes. If you’re not in a rush, you can travel by tram and take your time exploring Hong Kong Island.
Getting to and from the Airport The One-Eight-One Hotel is only a 30-minute taxi ride from the Airport. Alternatively, travelling by the Airport Express starting at HKU Station is only around 39 mins ride. For those who wish to take a more scenic route, taking the A10 Bus is a 40-minute ride to the Hong Kong International Airport.
Heading to Hong Kong West Kowloon Station The Hong Kong West Kowloon Station is a 10-minute taxi ride from the One-Eight-One Hotel. If you prefer other methods of transportation, buses on route 971 takes the Western Harbour Crossing and can reach the station in a short 15 minutes.
Reaching the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal There are a variety of transportation that can take you from the One-Eight-One Hotel to the terminal. By taking the minibus on route 55 or the MTR, you can reach your destination in around 15 minutes. If you have plenty of time and wish to experience Hong Kong’s tram culture, the scenic route to the Hong Kong Macau Ferry Terminal takes only 20 minutes.
Exploring the Mountainous Regions of Hong Kong Island The mountainous regions of Hong Kong Island are perfectly suitable for hiking, particularly Lung Fu Shan. Also known as Hill Above Belcher’s, it is a hill adjacent to the One-Eight-One Hotel. The walk is an easy 40-minute walk from Pok Fu Lam Road and is a favourite among morning joggers. For those who wish to travel outside Sai Ying Pun, Mount Parker is another popular spot for hiking. You can travel there by catching the MTR to Quarry Bay Station. Walk along King’s Road until you reach the Mount Parker Road Green Trail. The whole journey takes around 25 minutes.


Recommended Attractions on Hong Kong Island

East Coast Park Precinct While it is relatively far away from our hotel in Sai Ying Pun, the East Coast Park Precinct is located near Fortress Hill and covers an area of 1.1 hectares, with a 425-metre seaside promenade. To get there, hop on the MTR and travel to Fortress Hill MTR Station, which is a 7-minute walk from Exit A.

There are many places there for visitors to take pictures, suitable for couples and families. The precinct sports a large lawn area, a colourful sports field, and the “Victoria Harbour” Word Art Installation, a perfect place for photos and a hot spot for pet owners to take their furry friends. In addition, the precinct’s biggest feature is the breakwater, allowing visitors to enjoy a 360° panoramic view of the Victoria Harbour.

Sha Wan Drive Travelling further west of Sai Ying Pun, away from the hotel, is the Sha Wan trail, a path perfect for watching the beautiful Hong Kong sunset. Despite being in an urban area, Sha Wan Drive gives a natural seaside view among the mountainous areas of Hong Kong Island. The iconic Sandy Bay Swimming Shed, coastal rocks, seaside swings, and the stone beach are all popular spots on the trail. Despite its easy accessibility, it is usually uncrowded even in peak seasons. Take photos of backlit silhouettes here or take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the beautiful coastal scenery.
City Hikes on Hong Kong Island There are many scenic hiking trails on Hong Kong Island. Lung Fu Shan (also known as Dragon Tiger Mountain), near our hotel in Sai Ying Pun, is a good choice. Start your walk from Pok Fu Lam Road and experience the beautiful nature. Indulge your senses in the serene woodlands of the Lung Fu Shan morning trail, and continue uphill to enjoy magnificent views across Victoria Harbour.

For those who strive to explore, Mount Parker is also a popular hiking route on Hong Kong Island. You can take the MTR from University or Sai Ying Pun Station to Quarry Bay Station, then walk along King's Road to the starting point of the Mount Parker Trail.