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10 Unique Spaces for Work in Hong Kong

June 22, 2020

Hong Kong, also known as Home Kong to locals, is a place where east meets west, and business meets culture. Despite crowds of people everywhere and tough competition for real estate, Hong Kong also offers many comfortable and unique spaces for work. These spaces are perfect for business meetings, team activities, event hosting, and of course, undisrupted solo work. Experience the very best of coworking spaces in Hong Kong that fuse creativity and functionality - and are great for the 'gram!

(P.S. They're on the BOOQED app too if you want to book a desk for the day.)

The Hive - Sheung Wan

The name ‘The Hive’ already speaks for itself. Like a beehive, the workspace is filled with hot desks, dedicated workstations and private offices where busy bees can drop in.

The space is lined with plants that gives it a nice splash of green, and the glass pane windows invite healthy light into the workspace. They certainly brought the outdoors inside!

You can book event spaces as well, such as their café and terrace. Speaking of, the company hosts many of its own events such as Yoga sessions, Kick-starter courses, and weekly happy hour. Events at the Hive are a superb way of meeting new people through fun activities - a top pick for your team building activities!

Address: 33-35 Hillier Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

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Metropolitan Workshop - Central

Café Le Louvre of Metropolitan Workshop is one of their many locations in Central. As seen in its name, it's inspired by the world's largest art museum. The coworking space strikes the balance between the rustic charm of Parisian streets and modernist design.  The artworks and wicker chairs further the experience. You can even spot a classical-style painting on the ceiling!

They offer hot desks, private rooms and dedicated desks. All are equipped with high speed Wi-Fi, air conditioning, complimentary drinks and a relaxing common area.

Address: 3/F, World Trust Tower, 50 Stanley Street, Central, Hong Kong

Sharing the same name as the Spanish-language earworm, Despacito, this workspace is in the heart of Central. Aptly named, it has that work-hard-play-hard vibe, and is suitable for freelancers from all industries. They offer single and double private rooms, all with fast Wi-Fi, an HD projector and 24/7 access for late night work. Despacito also offers event spaces that comes with a fully equipped kitchen for company parties and private dinners.

Address: 20/F, Silver Fortune Plaza, 1 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong

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Commons Workshop - Wan Chai

Commons Workshop is certainly not common in its services. It has the standard meeting rooms, coworking spaces and event spaces, but also helps entrepreneurs get a leg up with virtual offices. This way, 'Commoners’ (the name of their members) can conduct their business wherever they want, but have access to the space's services, like incorporation and mail handling.

A homey space in the central business district of Wan Chai, Commons Workshop is easily accessible and a great location to build a business.   It even has its own parking lot, so you can invite guests to your event. Their event spaces come with a 120-inch projector, a sound system, and wine storage for a buzzing get-together.

Address: 28/F, Sunshine Plaza, 353 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong

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Banyan Workspace - Quarry Bay

By far the chic-est of the workspaces mentioned so far, Banyan Workspace bridges a luxe resort feel with old world club interiors. With a stunning view of the Quarry Bay waterfront, the spaces are perfect for both a relaxing and invigorating day of work. Their philosophy is: ‘Banyan is more than a workspace. It’s a lifestyle.’

Banyan Workspace espouses environmental consciousness and sustainability. Utilising eco-friendly materials and products across all their services, they also run one of the most extensive recycling programmes in Hong Kong’s coworking sector. 2% of your membership fee will be donated to a partnering non-profit organisation as well.

They offer a selection of work solutions such as hot desks, meeting rooms, private office suites and dedicated desks. Their event spaces are also a must-try. They have an off-site library for book lovers and a lounge that offers a zero-waste menu. The coffee and tea provided are ethically sourced as well. Similar to The Hive, Banyan Workspace also hosts its own Yoga classes to both members and non-members.

‍If the curated lifestyle is for you, then you might want to add Banyan Workspace to your work routine.

Address: Suite 1204, Eastern Harbour Centre, 28 Hoi Chak Street, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong

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The Work Project - Causeway Bay

The Work Project is award-winning coworking space with roots in hospitality. Their Midtown location is next to the Causeway Bay MTR station. With over 20 restaurants, 4 gyms, and various hotels as their partners, you don't have to worry about how to plan out a busy workweek. You can book part-time hot desks, full-time hot desks and private offices - a wide range of options depending on your preferences.

The cutting-edge design of The Work Project combines modern design thinking with a homey feel. Their interiors, for example, are mostly wood. They also bring other sustainability elements to the workspace, such with their use of nature and plants. All these are not just easy on the eyes; they're great for productivity too.

Address: 15/F, Soundwill Plaza ll - Midtown, 1-29 Tang Lung Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong

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Kafnu - Hung Hom

Kafnu is a members-only club within Kerry Hotel in Hong Kong. Members have full access to its amenities and workspaces. Unlike other workspaces mentioned above, Kafnu offers only three options: a part-time membership, a full-time membership, or a private office. You can fuse work and leisure together here, with full access to Kerry Hotel’s infinity pool, gym and other perks. It is very close to the harbour as well, for days you want to go out for a run. On days where taking a break indoors is more appealing, you can try out Kafnu's state-of-the-art facilities for a real gaming experience.

Kafnu's spaces are designed like a hotel lounge, with unlimited coffee and cosy chairs next to the sunlight. If you've just arrived in Hong Kong and want to rest your jet-lagged self, you can get discounted bookings and spa services at the Kerry Hotel, too.

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Address: 2/F, Kerry Hotel, 38 Hung Luen Road, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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The Executive Centre – Central

The Executive Centre is a global name when it comes to workspaces. Its Prosperity Tower location is a new addition to their portfolio. As promised, Prosperity Tower is going to make you prosper at work. They provide both private and virtual offices, as well as business concierge services. The spaces are equipped with ergonomic furnishings with professional meeting facilities. They also have activating furniture such as an adjustable standing desk to promote a healthier worklife.

Decorated with brown marble and gold detailing, the space's  environment reflects a (well-lit) 1920s speakeasy. The luxurious interior is made for an executive. Word on the street says the Feng Shui is great here, too.

Prosperity Tower offers a limo service from the airport express to the centre, perfect for when you need the get straight to work after landing. The location is close to the Central MTR station and an array of amenities such as hotels, restaurants and shopping venues. When working at the TEC, expect to ‘work long and prosper’.

Address: Level 22-26, Prosperity Tower, No. 39 Queen's Road Central, Central, Hong Kong

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Spaces Sun House – Sheung Wan

Spaces Sun House is a 20-floor coworking tower, thoughtfully designed to boost community interaction and productivity.  The Business Club, for example, has a coffee bar, designer sofas, 'think tanks', meeting booths, and communal tables - everything you need for your workday, and your Scandi minimalism inspo board.

Sun House's meeting rooms are open to members and non-members, so you can drop in to try the space for a day. You can also rent their dedicated desks for as little as 5 days a month. Plus, a dedicated desk rental come with individual locker storage and all the Business Club perks.  Their outdoor rooftop space doubles as a space for events like cocktail parties, and also has a view of the skyline and the Victoria Harbour.  

Getting there isn't a problem either. Sun House is near all the best transportation options. It’s close to Sheung Wan MTR station, as well as the Airport Express station. Almost all forms of transport go there and it's within a short drive from all major commercial districts.

Address: Sun House, 181 Des Voeux Road Central, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

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Eaton Club - Mong Kok

Here’s a place outside of Hong Kong Island: Eaton Club in Kowloon. It’s located inside Langham Place, one of the trendiest shopping malls in Hong Kong. You get to enjoy a panoramic view of Kowloon as you work and immerse in its bustling, dynamic environment - even while being indoors! The atmosphere is both cosmopolitan and casual, letting you 'synergise along with contemporary times'.

The coffee lounge and catering services are offered by Cordis Hotel for a refined culinary experience. The top floor hosts all kinds of events, from fashion shows to cocktail parties. With its panoramic view of the harbour, the event space definitely impresses.

The club's paid memberships ranges from a 10-day access to a multi-location lounge-only access. Yes, they also have locations in Central and Wan Chai for the islanders!

Address: 48/F, Langham Place Office Tower, 8 Argyle Street, Kowloon, Hong Kong

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CEO Suite – Tsim Sha Tsui

Another location in Kowloon is the CEO Suite in K11 Atelier. The K11 Atelier is a mix of a seven-star hotel and a commercial office tower. It's a suitable workspace choice for a business trip in Hong Kong. It takes only 28 minutes to reach the airport and it also has direct access to the subway. It is also next to famed tourist attractions like the Avenue of Stars and the Art and Science Museums. Working at CEO Suite means you can enjoy the best of both worlds - business and culture.

You can book serviced offices, dedicated workstations, and meeting rooms at the ready, all including a rich selection of amenities. Like the Prosperity Tower, the CEO Suite is also known to be Feng Shui designed for your success at work. The iconic Victoria Harbour outlines the view outside. The lounge is like a first-class airport lounge with extra-comfortable couches and seats.

The full-length windows allow for natural light to enter, which in no doubt can boost your productivity. Definitely the workspace for the CEO, and the aspiring.

Address: Level 7, K11 ATELIER Victoria Dockside, 18 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong

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Get a Day Pass with BOOQED

Want to try any of these spaces? You can get a hot desk or meeting room instantly for the day through the BOOQED app. You'll be able to see detailed information on each space's amenities as well.

Download the app to book workspaces on demand in Hong Kong (and also Singapore, Shenzhen, and Shanghai). Available on both Android and iOS.