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W Hong Kong

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W Hong Kong

Hong Kong, China

You go to Hong Kong to embrace the bustling energy that ripples through this cosmopolitan Asian metropolis. Explore ancient markets and indulge like an ultra-trendy emperor at the W Hong Kong. Overlooking the pulsing heart of the industrial harbor, everything about this W is wonderfully urban. Scout out the city from the rooftop pool with its mesmerizing views, then wade into the sensory overload of this 24-hour city.


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