The Murray, Hong Kong, A Niccolo Hotel

Located along the legendary Cotton Tree Drive in Central, Hong Kong, the hotel is within the central business district and the green oasis of Hong Kong Park.

Designed by British international studio for architecture, urbanism and integrated design Foster + Partners, the 336 oversized accommodation adds a fresh dynamic to Hong Kong’s most desirable of addresses.

The high-profile preservation project has breathed new life into one of the city’s most iconic and historic buildings. Built in 1969, the tall white landmark structure, with its distinctive arches frame is set to become the metropolis’ finest, featuring exceptional interior design, excellent facilities and intuitive service.

The hotel has also been recognised for its perfect utilisation of light. The combined use of natural light and simple but astonishing indoor lighting creates an ambience of subtle luxury and elegance in every space of the property.

The Murray, Hong Kong’s guests will experience New Encounters. Timeless Pleasures, with the opportunities to discover new luxury styles, tastes and cultures through its unique signature experiences.

GUESTROOMS AND SUITES

The 25-storey hotel offers some of Hong Kong’s most spacious rooms and suites with majority 50 square metres or grander.  Each of The Murray’s 336 oversized accommodation features uniquely recessed windows allowing abundant daylight without direct heat from the morning sun, an architectural feature which has won countless awards for ground-breaking and energy-efficient design.  Surfaces are covered with rare stones, leather and plush textiles creating sophisticated urban chic sanctuaries in the heart of the city.

  • Luxury linens and pillows
  • Luxury bathroom amenities
  • Twice-daily housekeeping, including turndown
  • Laundry and valet
  • 24-hour in-room dining service
  • Personal bar and refrigerator
  • Complimentary broadband wired and wireless internet connectivity
  • In-room safe with laptop recharging access
  • Streaming media and video on demand

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES

The Murray experience is made inimitable with signature experiences.  Multilingual Niccolo City Insiders, a new generation of in-the-know concierges, offers access and information to a plethora of best-kept secrets, while the Niccolo Lecture Series allows guests to hear insights and ideas from some of the world’s most respected thought leaders, making every stay remarkable.

RESTAURANTS AND BARS

Murray Lane

Poised to be the go-to bar venue for after-work gatherings among the city’s finance community, the bar serves a selection of craft beers, premium spirits and wines, as well as a variety of gourmet small plates, ideal for pre-dinner cocktails and casual dining. Discreetly positioned on the ground floor, Murray Lane accommodates 30 guests indoors and offer light lunch options as well as premium teas and barista-made coffees.

Operation hours:

Monday to Sunday 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.

Garden Lounge

Adding a contemporary twist to an elegant tradition, the Garden Lounge, situated on the Garden Level (UG/F), offers an elegant atmosphere to enjoy The Murray’s Signature Afternoon Tea and the hotel’s handpicked selection of champagnes and wines.  The lounge welcomes up to 88 guests for a mid-day indulgence or pre-dinner drinks. A treat for the senses, the menu includes sweet and savoury light bites along with a curated offering of speciality teas by JING. Guests can also enjoy a wholesome breakfast of Western and Asian favourites as well as a refreshing all-day menu featuring soups, salads and sandwiches. The venue offers both indoor and alfresco seating on the Garden Lounge’s verdant terrace overlooking the neighbouring green oasis of Hong Kong Park.

Breakfast:   6:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. 
Afternoon tea:
First session:   2:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. 
Second session:   4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Dinner:   6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. 

Guo Fu Lou

Experience exquisite Cantonese cuisine at one of the city’s most iconic Chinese restaurants. Situated in a two-story pavilion, the restaurant features an intimate terrace for outdoor dining. The stylish and contemporary interiors, meticulous service and outstanding gastronomy make it the desired establishment for important business and memorable social gatherings.

Lunch:   12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. (Last order: 2:30 p.m.)

Dinner:   6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. (Last order: 10:00 p.m.)

The Tai Pan

A dining room for Hong Kong’s captains of industry and leaders in style, The Tai Pan serves international and pan-Asian classics and familiar favourites to entice the appetites of discerning diners. A contemporary menu featuring the finest produce from around the world, exceptional intuitive service and an exquisite wine list are hallmarks of the restaurant. Located on the Garden Level (UG/F), seating is available indoors or alfresco on the restaurant terrace. This dining institution is the ideal choice for business luncheons, memorable celebrations or a special romantic evening.

Monday to Thursday
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Dinner:     6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Friday to Sunday and Public Holiday
Lunch: 12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Afternoon Tea:   2:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. 
Dinner:   6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. 

Popinjays

Crowning the hotel’s top floor, Popinjays delights guests with panoramic city views and an energetic atmosphere. A contemporary upscale restaurant showcasing modern European gastronomy, the menu celebrates the finest seasonal ingredients.  Surrounded by a view of Hong Kong’s panoramic skyline, the 655 sqm, 114-seat lifestyle and entertainment space includes an indoor dining area, a private dining room, and a bar. At the bar, guests can enjoy light-bites inspired by the colorful flavours of epicurean capitals. alongside creative cocktails conceived by expert mixologists against a backdrop of live music featuring a line-up of local and international DJs. For an exclusive experience, The Aviary, a private dining room with a striking glass facade, will be available for intimate events and accommodate up to 14 guests.

Bar
Tuesday to Thursday: 5:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.
Friday to Saturday: 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Restaurant
Afternoon Tea:
Tuesday to Sunday: 2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Dinner:
Tuesday to Wednesday:  6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.
Thursday to Saturday:  6:30 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

WELLNESS

Well-being at The Murray, Hong Kong takes an unconventional twist with the in-room wellness guide, a convenient reference to inspire a healthier lifestyle while in Hong Kong.  From the best jogging trails through the vicinity’s green parks to specially designed gym exercise programs, personal wellness and nutritional consultation, tailored super food menus, keeping fit while at The Murray is completely stress-free.

Guests looking for additional pampering may rejuvenate with a range of massage treatment and beauty rituals at one of the five well-appointed spa suites, while two couple treatment suites have its own private steam or sauna facility, followed by a dip in the 17-metre indoor lap pool.

Operating Hours

Reception:   7:30am – 11:30pm

Spa Suites: 10:00am – 11:00pm

Swimming Pool:   6:30am – 11:00pm

Gymnasium: 24 Hours

HIGHLIGHTS OF AWARDS AND ACCOLADES

  • Condé Nast Traveller, UK – “The Hot List 2018”

Best New Hotels Around the world.N

  • TIME Magazine’s “World’s Greatest Places 2018”– Places to Stay”

“… where it notes the architectural history and the redesign by Foster + Partners as well as the panoramic view of the Hong Kong skyline.

  • Condé Nast Traveler’s “Readers’ Choice Awards 2018” Top Hotels in China

Ranked #1 in Hong Kong with score of 97.98 and #3 in China

  • DestinAsian Magazine, “The Luxe List 2018”

Best New Hotels in the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Voyage, China, “Best Hotel & Resort Value Award”

Top 50 Must-Stay Hotels in China

  • National Geographic Traveler China, “Golden Awards 2018”

Best Business Hotel, Hong Kong

  • Kiwi Collection Hotel Awards 2019, “Best New Hotel”
  • Wallpaper*, “The Best Urban Hotels 2018 awards”

Shortlisted for the award and has been included in ‘Best of the Rest’

  • Travel + Leisure, US, “It list 2019”

SELECTED ACCOLADES

The Top 18 New Hotels in 2018, “The 336-room hotel redesigned by Foster + Partners spans 25 floors and is an urban chic sanctuary in the central business district of Hong Kong on the well-known Cotton Tree Drive.” – architecturaldigest.com

Asia’s hot list: 22 luxurious new hotels opening in 2018, “Touching down at the beginning of 2018, The Murray is one of the most anticipated hotels of the year.” – CNN Travel

“The Best New Business Hotel in Asia. The Murray in Hong Kong lets you get any kind of work done—without ever feeling corporate” – Bloomberg.com

“Few locations in Hong Kong better capture the spirit of modernism than the Murray Building” / “the perfect place to rub shoulders with Hong Kong’s movers and shakers” – Wallpaper*

Best New Hotels to Check Out in 2019: No effort or expense was spared by Hong Kong-based Wharf Hotels in turning the city’s iconic Murray Building, built in 1969, into the flagship hotel of its luxury Niccolo brand. – CNN Travel 

 “…it’s no wonder that the Murray—the neighborhood’s sterling newcomer designed by the acclaimed architecture firm Foster + Partners—is causing a stir.” Robb Report 

 “Hot in the city – One of the most anticipated hotel debuts in Hong Kong in a decade, The Murray, is garnering rave reviews.” – The Australian

Featured on The New York Times New Hotels to Check Out 2018; Top 15 New Luxury Hotels 2018 by CNN.com; Condé Nast Traveler’s 35 Best Hotels in Hong Kong and Travel + Leisure SEA, Best of 2018 list.

Address:

22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central, Hong Kong  (852) 3141 8888     niccolohotels.com