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August 12, 2011

An Icon in the MakingBette Davis? Silver Screen Icon. 2pac Shakur? Hip Hop Icon.  Tsim Sha Tsui’s newest groundbreaking hotel property created in collaboration with famed designers Sir Terence Conran, Rocco Yim, Vivienne Tam and Barney Cheng? Hotel ICON. Combining the best of Hong Kong’s art, architecture and design talent with international heavy hitters and exceptional hospitality and service, Hotel ICON is set to become a beacon of creative inspiration for style mavens and design enthusiasts worldwide. Rocco Yim of HK-based Rocco Design Architects Ltd oversaw the hotel’s architectural design. William Lim, Managing Director of HK’s CL3 Architects designed the interiors and all 262 guestrooms. Fashion designer Vivienne Tam, a graduate of Hong Kong Polytechnic University, styled her signature “VT Suite”, fashion designer Barney Cheng created the urban chic ensembles of the staff, and HK designer Freeman Lau curated the hotel’s art collection, which currently houses works by some of Asia’s best talents. An art and design icon himself, Sir Terence Conran and his firm Conran & Partners presided over the hotel’s restaurants – the fine dining Cantonese Above & Beyond and the casual eclectic Asian The Market. While French botanist Patrick Blanc created a lavish 18-meter vertical garden, the largest in Asia, in the lobby creating the backdrop for GREEN, the hotel’s café and bar.

The hotel is still in soft opening, but they’re already holding their first dining promotion at The Market, which features a fab visiting chef from Chiang Mai creating Northern Thai delights alongside the restaurants amazing buffet of some of the best dishes from around Asia.  Go for an incredible lunch and a sneak peak at the brand new property…you may just find an icon in the making!

Hotel ICON
17 Science Museum Road
Tsim Sha Tsui East
Kowloon, Hong Kong
+852 3400 1000
www.hotel-icon.com








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