|For Immediate Release||26 January 2018|
2018 TripAdvisor® Travellers' Choice Awards
The Upper House named the third most luxurious hotel in the world,
the No. 1 hotel in China and No. 15 top hotel in Asia
(26th January, 2018) - The Upper House in Hong Kong, The Opposite House in Beijing and The Temple House in Chengdu, all part of Swire Hotels' The House Collective, have taken top positions across multiple categories, at the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Awards.
The Upper House has been named number 3 in the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World category, number 1 in the Top 25 Hotels in China category, and number 15 in the Top 25 Hotels in Asia category. The Upper House is the only hotel in Hong Kong included in both the Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the World and the Top 25 Hotels in Asia categories of the 2018 Travellers' Choice® Awards. The Opposite House has secured number 4 ranking, followed by The Temple House at number 6 for the Top 25 Hotels in China category.
"It is a great honour to be recognised by TripAdvisor for three of our hotels. Our teams have worked passionately in delivering outstanding service and creating memorable experiences for our guests. This is a wonderful achievement and we look forward to exceeding our guest expectations year after year," said Mr Toby Smith, Managing Director of Swire Hotels.
The Awards celebrate the world's most outstanding properties in the categories of Top Hotels, Best Service, Luxury, B&Bs and Inns, Romance, Family, Bargain, All-Inclusive, Value for Money and Small Hotels.
The Upper House Awards:
- - #1 Hotel in China [Top 25 Hotels - China]
- #3 Luxury Hotel in the world - the only Hong Kong hotel to make this list [Top 25 Luxury Hotels - World]
- #15 Top Hotel in Asia - the only Hong Kong hotel to make this list [Top 25 Hotels - Asia]
The Opposite House Awards:
- - #4 Top Hotel in China [Top 25 Hotels - China]
The Temple House Awards:
- - #6 Top Hotel in China [Top 25 Hotels - China]
Winners of the 2018 TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice Award were determined based on the reviews and opinions of millions of TripAdvisor travellers around the globe.
About Swire Hotels and Swire Restaurants
Swire Hotels has been created to manage soulfully individual hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the USA, providing a characterful experience for well travelled individually minded travellers who seek originality, style and personalised service. We create distinctive hotels with a sense of place that break with convention.
The company's first hotel, The Opposite House in Beijing, opened in 2008 and was followed by The Upper House, Hong Kong, and then by EAST, Hong Kong, EAST, Beijing, The Temple House, Chengdu and EAST, Miami. The Middle House in Shanghai is scheduled to open in first quarter of 2018.
A restaurant division was set up in 2013 to manage the company's stand-alone restaurant operations. Our first restaurant Plat du Jour opened in November 2013 followed by Public and Ground Public in Quarry Bay. The Continental in Pacific Place opened in October 2014 and Mr & Mrs Fox in 2015, follow by the second Plat du Jour opened in Pacific Place in 2016. Our latest addition, Republic, a sub-brand of Public opened in Taikoo Place in December 2017.
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For more information, please contact:
Ms. Michelle Lau
Head of Communications
Tel: (852) 2844 8390
Upper Suite Living Room, The Upper House
Atrium Pool, The Upper House
Atrium, The Opposite House
Living Room Day View, The Opposite House
Exterior, The Temple House
Pool, The Temple House