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Hong Kong Island:
Things to do:
-Victoria Peak (tram),
-Ngong Ping 360 Glass bottom cable car (big Buddha),
-Downtown area
-Pink dolphin watching
-Ozone  Bar
-Tailors (Jantzen, tai panin admiraltyi cntr)
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Kowloon

Kosher Grocery Stores:
KosherMart On Hong Kong Island in the JCC
Kosher Original in Kowloon

Where to eat:
JCC Sunday night buffet can't be missed.
JCC Pizza - (Not open in the Summer)
Seven Zero - Dairy Resturant in the JCC
JCC Chinese
Shalom grill restaurant reported permanently closed by Mech
Shalom grill kosher market

Places to stay:
Grand Hyatt hotel
Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Four Seasons

Kowloon:
Things to do:
-8:00pm Laser show
-Ladies market
-Ave. of stars- pier
-Museums (science, space)
-Diamond hill- nan lian garden/chi Lin nunnery
-Big Bus Tour
-Star ferry to Hong Kong Island
-Drinks at Felix (Peninsula Hotel)
-Drinks in the Lobby (Intercontinental Hotel)


Only place to eat:
Mul Hayam Restaurant at Kehilat Zion (Breakfast is now $100 HKD)

Places to stay:
The W Hotel - Great Hotel but far from Synagogues
Grand Stamford Intercontinental Hotel - next to Chabad (for Shabbos),
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 

Shuls
Kehilat Zion -Location: Unit 105, 1/F Wing On Plaza 62 Mody Road East Tsim Sha Tsui Kowloon kzionhk@yahoo.com, or call: (852) 2366 6364 (office) or (852) 2368 0061
Chabad - Location:  67-71 Chatham Road, Oriental Centre 1/F Unit D, Tsim Sha Tsui  Telephone:  (852) 2366 5770  Mobile Tel.: (852) 9674 4450  Email: kowloon@chabadhk.org

Macau: (Ferry from hkg)
-Casinos (las Vegas style hotels),
-Curque like water show
-aj hachet tower (bungi)

-Disney

Lhasa:
Lake, pilgrims , culture

Airline Checkin Counters: Kowloon Station (below the W Hotel) to check your bags in. You then take the MRT straight to the airport (with just a couple of stops). It's super convenient and quick. You don't have to stay at the W to check in at Kowloon station though (and FWIW you can check in at Hong Kong station on HKI, too).


Trip reports:
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2085 on: May 30, 2018, 05:25:35 PM »
I want to go to Hong Kong for about 5 days in August including one Shabbos. I have a 7 month old baby who will be about 10 months old then. I really, really don't want to rely on using a Goy to get from the hotel to the Shul/meals.

Does anyone know of a hotel that is connected to one of the shuls/restaurants?
It seems like the Chabad in Kowloon is in the same center as a couple of hotels. Do they have access to the Chabad? is there a fence around the place?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2086 on: May 30, 2018, 06:31:36 PM »
Everyone should consult their Rav, but having a goy do something for you on shabas is not simple.
I'm no rabbi but from the my LOR a side street is only a d’rabanan  therefore, he may (ask your LOR) be able to ask a non jew to push the stroller on Shabbos in an area that is not a reshus harabim d’Oraysa.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2087 on: May 30, 2018, 08:20:17 PM »
Unfortunately on my last trip to Asia did not think of the whole baby issue in advance (first major trip with a kid) and ended up using a goyta in Singapore to get from the hotel to shul and back.
I only used the goyta b'dieved and did not like it at all. I actually changed my plans for the next Shabbos and flew to Thailand so that I could stay at the Shangrila hotel which connects to Chabad. I don't like using goyim on Shabbos and amira to a goy even for a d'rabanan is not simple at all.
I really don't get the people who have the goy take them up to their hotel room in the elevator and open the door for them with their card.

Does anyone know of somewhere in Asia that has a similar setup like the Chabad in Bangkok that connects to the Shangrila?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2088 on: May 31, 2018, 12:50:00 AM »
I was this past summer in Thailand I used a Goy to push. Did realize they issue. Oh well!
I think Shangrila BKK is they only hotel that connected with a Chabad. Did you enjoy shabbos in shangrila
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2089 on: June 27, 2018, 11:17:45 AM »
HOw far is the walk from the Conrad to KZ? is it close enough that the hotel would provide a goy to walk my baby and the restaurant for the return?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2090 on: June 27, 2018, 11:20:55 AM »
Conrad is on the opposite side of HK

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2091 on: July 17, 2018, 03:30:50 PM »
Anyone have a good English speaking driver?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2092 on: July 17, 2018, 03:37:08 PM »
Anyone have a good English speaking driver?
most people I ran into spoke good English

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2093 on: July 17, 2018, 04:42:40 PM »
What's the most convenient and shabbos friendly hotel near KZ?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2094 on: July 17, 2018, 04:44:02 PM »
What's the most convenient and shabbos friendly hotel near KZ?
shangrila, unless you're looking for a point redemption hotel?
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2095 on: July 17, 2018, 04:45:45 PM »
shangrila, unless you're looking for a point redemption hotel?
Points hotel would be better but I can use CSR for Shangri-La if I have to.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2096 on: July 17, 2018, 05:53:48 PM »
Points hotel would be better but I can use CSR for Shangri-La if I have to.
from the wiki  ::)
Intercontinental Hong Kong, Sheraton, Shangri la , Peninsula, Hyatt regency. (All these hotels are in great locations if you would like to be near KZ. You can also walk through the TST subway station to KZ from all these except IC Grand Stamford and Shangri La which is next door) 
i really enjoyed the Shangri-la
i went to the few nice hotels for coffee/tea was more than enough for me.
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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2097 on: July 18, 2018, 06:38:42 AM »
Points hotel would be better but I can use CSR for Shangri-La if I have to.
U know shangri la can be booked via ur portal ? Also anyone have the contact info of the restaurant and chabad of kz for shabbos reservations ?

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2098 on: July 18, 2018, 07:46:32 AM »
You can call the SL and ask for the KZ rate, probably a better deal than the portal

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Re: Hong Kong Master Thread
« Reply #2099 on: July 18, 2018, 07:50:15 AM »
KZ doesn't do shabbos res typically, you just show up
well you have to pay. You can just speak to her Friday morning after breakfast