|Hotel Venue:||Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers|
|Address:||20 Nathan Road
Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon
|Telephone:||+852 2369 1111|
Located along Victoria Harbour, Sheraton Hong Kong Hotel & Towers is in the heart of Kowloon's business, shopping, and entertainment district. The ferry terminal and subway (MTR) stations are only steps away, and Hong Kong International Airport is only 35 minutes from the Hotel.
Hong Kong is situated on the coast of south-eastern China. Vibrant and densely populated, it is a major port and global financial centre famed for its tower-studded skyline. Amongst this dense, layered city, Hong Kong is well-known for its food and shopping facilities. Supported by efficient public transport, its commercial districts and outlying islands are easily accessible by ferries, buses, mini buses, Mass Transit Railway (MTR), trams and by foot!
|Weather:||The weather in November is typically warm and sunny with low humidity. Average low and high temperatures fall between 19 °C (66 °F) and 24 °C (75 °F).|
|Currency:||Hong Kong dollar|
|Time Zone:||GMT +8 hours (no daylight saving time)|
All visitors to Hong Kong must have a valid passport to enter Hong Kong. Citizens of most countries do not require a visa to enter Hong Kong for tourism and can stay for periods varying from 7 to 180 days, depending on nationality. If you are unsure of your status, please check with any Chinese embassy or consulate. You can also find further details about visa requirements on the Immigration Department website.
Hong Kong dollar (HK$) is the official currency. The currency is pegged to the US dollar at a rate of approx. HK$7.8 to US$1.0. ATMs can be found almost everywhere. Many of them take international cards and withdrawals can be made with Visa and MasterCard.
There are plenty of public transport options available from the airport to the city.
The Airport Express takes passengers to Central in just 24 minutes. Train operates every 10 minutes intervals from 05:54 to 23:28 and approximately 12 minutes intervals from 23:28 to 00:48 daily.
|To / From||Fare (HK$)|
|Hong Kong Station <> Airport Station||100|
|Kowloon Station <> Airport Station||90|
|Tsing Yi Station <> Airport Station||60|
|AsiaWorld-Expo <> Airport Station||5|
Unlike some western countries, you cannot drink straight from the tap (faucet) in Hong Kong. All travelers are advised to drink bottled water. Tap water must be boiled before consumption.
In emergency situations, you can contact:
Electricity is supplied at 220 volts, 50 cycles. Adaptors are generally available in most hotels.