Hong Kong is a captivating city. With nightly light shows along the extensive harbor, there’s no better way to take in the ambiance-than perched along the upper floors of a stunning hotel, cold drink in hand, of course. Hong Kong does hotels right, and with rates fetching over $500 per night at many of the very best, using points to stay for free is amazing…

The Ritz Carlton 

Points Per Night: 70,000 Marriott points or 24,000 SPG Points versus $495+. 

Location: Kowloon, International Commerce Center.

Vibe: Tallest hotel in Hong Kong. Highest bar in the world. Ultra Luxe.

Get The Points: Marriott card, SPG card, SPG or Marriott stays, Uber rides, Chase Points.

Intercontinental Hong Kong

Points Per Night: 50,000 IHG Points

Location: Kowloon, waterfront. Incredible harbor views. 

Vibe: Upscale, modern, refined. Great views, pool. 

Get The Points: IHG credit card, IHG stays, points purchases, Chase Points.

W Hong Kong

Points Per Night: 20,000 SPG Points or 60,000 Marriott Points versus $350+.

Location: Kowloon, near parks, easy access to Hong Kong harbor.

Vibe: Hip, stylish, incredible rooftop pool. Sharp rooms.

Get The Points: SPG card, Marriott card, SPG or Marriott stays, Uber rides.

Conrad Hilton Hong Kong

Points Per Night: 63,000 to 90,000 points per night versus $425+.

Location: Hong Kong side, Admiralty. Central shopping, business, cultural areas.

Vibe: five star, traditional, business, sleek, great views, upscale neighborhood. 

Get The Points: Hilton card, points purchase, Hilton stays, Citi + Chase Points.

Grand Hyatt Hong Kong

Points Per Night: 25,000 Points per night versus $450+. 

Location: Hong Kong side, Central, Business, Shopping Areas.

Vibe: Stately, large scale. Luxurious. Big rooms, great pool.

Get The Points: Hyatt credit card, Hyatt Hotels stays, Chase Ultimate Rewards points.