The Upper House, Swire Hotels’ flagship hotel property in Hong Kong, has announced that it recently received awards from various award-giving bodies.
This March, American Express announced that The Upper House has been awarded Partner Hotel of the Year in its Fine Hotels & Resorts program in recognition of its “excellence and consistency of service”. Earlier, in January 2013, The Upper House received another recognition from a travel website, tripadvisor Traveller's Choice Awards 2013, which ranked The Upper House number five in Top Hotels in the World and number one in Top Hotels in Asia. Also, The Upper House was also recognized as The Best Design Hotel and first runner up of Best Overseas Business Hotel in Condé Nast Traveler UK’s Gold Standard Hotels 2013 and World’s Top 100 Hotels 2012, respectively.
Swire Hotels has been created to manage urban hotels in Hong Kong, Mainland China and the UK. The Opposite House, Beijing opened in 2008 and was followed by The Upper House, above Pacific Place, Hong Kong in October 2009. Swire Hotels opened a 345-room lifestyle business hotel called EAST, Hong Kong in Hong Kong’s Island East on 25 January 2010. EAST, Beijing with 369 rooms, located within INDIGO in Jiangtai, opened in September 2012.
Swire Hotels has launched a new collection of locally inspired hotels in the heart of great British towns and cities called Chapter Hotels. The first hotel in the collection, The Montpellier Chapter, Cheltenham opened in 2010. The second hotel, The Magdalen Chapter, Exeter opened in June 2012.