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Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin [In-Depth Review]

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Hong Kong is one of the most unique places on Earth. Known for its natural beauty, incredible cuisine, and being one of the world’s most significant financial centers, Hong Kong has plenty to offer anyone visiting. I should know: This was my 11th time in Hong Kong over the past 10 years.

Choosing where to stay in Hong Kong is always a tough decision, as there are hundreds of hotels with varying price tags. Of course, there are the major hotel chains, like Marriott, Hilton, IHG, and Hyatt. However, there are also a ton of cost-effective local hotels and hostels.

Since I had 1 night left in Hong Kong without a hotel booked, I wanted to enjoy my last night in luxury. Accommodations in Hong Kong can be expensive, so I went with the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, as I found incredible cash rates.

As a World of Hyatt Globalist, I try to stay at as many Hyatt properties as I can to take advantage of my elite benefits. Although this 5-star resort hotel is farther away from Hong Kong’s main sights than others, I wanted to see why its cash rates were so low.

Here is my full review and take on why you should consider the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, if you are visiting Hong Kong.

Booking

Hyatt is my favorite hotel chain, and I also prefer the World of Hyatt loyalty program to other programs, such as Marriott Bonvoy or Hilton Honors.

Since I wanted to stay at a Hyatt property (and probably use World of Hyatt points), I searched the Hyatt hotels in Hong Kong. Fortunately, Hyatt had several locations to choose from.

Hyatt Properties in Hong Kong
Hyatt has several properties in Hong Kong. Image Credit: Hyatt

As expected, Hong Kong hotels could be quite expensive, so I started by narrowing down the choices based on the cost of the properties in cash and the cost in World of Hyatt points. As expected, cash prices were quite high.

I planned on booking a Category 3 property right near the city center. However, I noticed another Category 3 property a bit away from the city center: the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, which was relatively inexpensive. I was intrigued, as the hotel could be booked for less than $130 per night.

Since I am a fan of the Hyatt Regency brand, I thought I would just pay outright and give this property a chance, considering it was listed as a 5-star luxury resort hotel.

Paying Cash vs. Using Points

The Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, is a Category 3 property, meaning that award nights start at 9,000 points per night (off-peak) and can be as high as 15,000 points per night (peak). Since we were in the shoulder season, this property could be booked for 12,000 points.

According to our valuations, World of Hyatt points are worth 1.5 cents per point, making 12,000 points worth $180. However, the cash price was relatively low compared to the points price, as it could be booked for just under HK$898 (~$115).

If I were to book this stay using my World of Hyatt points, I would have gotten a paltry 1.05 cents per point. Hard pass.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin pricing
Cash rates were surprisingly low. Image Credit: Hyatt

I booked a 1 King Room, which was the cheapest available. Since the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, had 562 rooms and suites, I hoped I would get upgraded to a nicer room for being a World of Hyatt Globalist.

The room for this March 2024 stay was just under HK$988 (~$126), including taxes and fees.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin final price
Final price for the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin. Image Credit: Hyatt

I used The World of Hyatt Credit Card for payment to earn up to 9x points total for Hyatt stays: 4x Bonus Points at Hyatt hotels and 5x Base Points as a World of Hyatt member.

I earned 746 World of Hyatt points for the stay, worth about $11.

Location

The Hyatt Regency is in the hills of the New Territories of Hong Kong. Although Sha Tin is a short journey from the major sights of Hong Kong, it can be easily reached thanks to Hong Kong’s fantastic public transportation system, particularly the Mass Transit Railway (MTR).

Notable nearby attractions include Sha Tin Racecourse and Hong Kong Science Park.

Getting There

If you are coming from Hong Kong International Airport (HKG), you can take the A47X bus from the Airport Ground Transportation Centre bus terminus. You can get off the bus at Ma Liu Shui Public Pier and walk 10 minutes to the hotel.

However, if you are already in Hong Kong, it is still easy to get to the property. From Admiralty Station, a major transportation hub in Hong Kong, take the East Rail Line toward Lo Wu and hop off at University Station after 8 stops. The journey takes roughly 30 minutes. From the University MTR station, it is a 5-minute walk to the hotel.

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Check-In

After getting off at University Station, I walked to the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin exterior view
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, exterior.

I proceeded straight to the check-in counters.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin check in area
The hotel had a dedicated priority check-in line.

I was glad to see a separate priority check-in lane for those with World of Hyatt elite status.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin priority check in line sign
Priority check-in counter signage.

The front desk representative thanked me for my loyalty to Hyatt. He also upgraded me to a 1 King Studio room on the 25th floor.

I was hoping for a suite, but the front desk manager told me the hotel was nearly at full occupancy for the night. Still, I was happy to be on the floor with the Hyatt Regency Club, where I intended to spend most of the day.

The front desk agent went through the numerous facilities the property offered, provided instructions on connecting to the hotel Wi-Fi and reaching the elevators, and confirmed my 4 p.m. late checkout.

Check-in was efficient and completed in under 5 minutes. The front desk representative was courteous and professional, which I always appreciate. I was also thankful that my room was ready, even though I checked in at 11 a.m.

Elite Benefits

As a World of Hyatt Globalist, I was entitled to several enhanced benefits, including:

  • Free daily breakfast
  • 4 p.m. late checkout upon request
  • Upgrade to best room, up to standard suites
  • Club lounge access

It is worth noting that Globalist members could check in at the Regency Club if the lines at check-in were long. However, I did not choose to do this, as I would have needed hotel staff to walk me to the elevators to allow me access to the 25th floor.

Lobby

Across from the check-in counter was a sofa, a few armchairs, and a wooden desk.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin seating section
Lobby seating near the check-in counters.

Another seating area was about 10 feet away. This section was smaller, with seating for 4 people. To the right of the seating area, escalators went up to the business center and some of the hotel’s on-site restaurants.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin lobby seating section
Smaller seating area in the lobby.

There were elevators near the check-in desk, but these elevators only went up to the 15th floor.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin elevators
Room elevators for the lower floors.

I used the elevators down the hall because my room was higher than the 15th floor. I loved this concept of splitting up the elevator loads as they were constantly in use, and there were often long queues.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin lobby elevators for guest rooms
Hotel elevators for the higher floors.

The hotel lobby was quite large. Although there weren’t a lot of seats, I didn’t mind, as I did not need to use them.

Amenities

In addition to the Regency Club and several restaurants, the property had a ton to offer.

Fitness Center

The hotel featured a massive 24-hour fitness center with over 25 different pieces of equipment. These included cardio machines (with built-in TVs and fans) and strength equipment.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin fitness center machines
Many treadmills were available, with dividers between each one.

The extensive selection range of strength equipment included free weights and a Smith machine.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin fitness machines
The fitness center had a lot of strength training equipment.

The fitness center also featured a yoga room with more incredible views of the nearby mountains.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin yoga room
The yoga room also had great views.

Pool

The hotel also had a temperature-controlled outdoor swimming pool with a sundeck and whirlpool. A lifeguard was present during opening hours, 6:30 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin pool view from gym
Swimming pool as seen from the fitness center.

Although I did not get in the pool, I did spend time lounging near it. Lounge chairs surrounded the pool, with umbrellas placed every few seats apart. I was in awe of the magnificent mountain views.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin pool view
The hotel’s large outdoor swimming pool.

Garden

The hotel also featured a spacious, landscaped garden behind the hotel. The garden was well-maintained and had dedicated caretakers.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin garden
Garden canopy seating area.

This garden would be an ideal location for outdoor weddings, which the hotel offers.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin garden area
The garden was visually appealing with the tall trees as a backdrop.

I found this tree to be quite fascinating. It was evident how diligently the garden staff worked to keep everything looking so clean.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin garden plants
The staff did a wonderful job keeping the garden maintained.

Tennis Court

The property also featured a full-size, regulation tennis court. Although I don’t play tennis often, I could imagine this being an excellent way to pass the time and have a workout at the hotel.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin tennis court
Full-size tennis court.

Melo Spa

Named after the pomelo, which is called a “Sha Tin grapefruit” in Cantonese, Melo Spa incorporated natural ingredients into its treatments. Services included massages, body therapies, and facials.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin SPA menu
There were several facial and massage options.

In-house guests received 20% off of all treatments. However, this only applies to services between Mondays and Thursdays.

Meeting Rooms

The hotel also featured 9 boardroom-style Regency Club meeting rooms. These rooms featured a private reception and relaxation area, as well as group tables.

Guests must contact a Regency Club staff member to schedule a meeting room. Since I needed to take a phone call and did not want to use my phone in the Regency Club, I requested a meeting room.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin meeting room waiting room
The meeting room waiting area continued those views.

Rooms varied by group size. Although I was by myself, I was given this large meeting room, as all the others were booked. The room also featured large windows with terrific views of the nearby mountains.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin meeting room
This was just one of the 9 meeting rooms at the hotel.

Business Center

The hotel also featured a small business center a floor above the lobby. You could take the escalator from the lobby directly to the entrance of the business center.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin business center
The entrance to the business center could be reached by escalator.

The business center had 3 private workstations. Although they did the job, the computers were relatively slow and outdated.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin business center workstation
Private workstation.

It also featured a copier and printer.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin business center printing
Copier and printer inside the business center.

The Room — 1 King Studio

After I got off the elevator on the 25th floor, I walked down the narrow hallway to my room.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin guest room hallway
This hallway led to the room.

As I entered, I was amazed at how massive the room was. The 1 King Studio room measured 62 square meters (667 square feet) in all.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin room overview
This was the view as I entered the room.

Immediately to the left of the door was a large closet with a sliding door. Inside the closet, I found the room’s safe, an iron and ironing board, and a robe. There were also 2 disposable slippers.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin closet with safe
The storage closet had an in-room safe.

Another closet was to the right of the door. I used this closet to store my bag and shoes. 

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin room closet
I used this closet to store my bag and shoes.

The studio was open-concept. As you entered, a large, 4-person dining table essentially divided the foyer and kitchenette from the living area.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin dining table
The dining table was big for a hotel room.

The hotel provided a complimentary bottle of Bordeaux, fruit, and sweets.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin welcome treats
Hyatt provided welcome treats.

The kitchenette, which was massive and larger than the kitchen at my home, was in the same room.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin kitchen area
The kitchenette area was spacious.

It featured a sturdy granite countertop. On the counter was a filtered water dispenser with instructions. To address plastic pollution, the Hyatt Regency provides guests with filtered water dispensers in guest rooms instead of single-use bottled water.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin filtered water dispenser
A filtered water dispenser to help the environment.

Below the filtered water dispenser, there were a few drawers. The first drawer was filled with the minibar menu and spoons. It also had Nescafé coffee pouches and premium tea bags. The 2 drawers below it were empty.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin coffee packets and spoons
Coffee packets and tea bags were provided.

Below the microwave were a few cabinets. Most were empty, but the one on the far right housed the room’s minibar.

The fee-based minibar contained distilled and bubbling water, international beers, and soft drinks.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin minibar and fridge
The room had a minibar.

Above the countertop were several more kitchen cabinets. All of them were empty except for the one on the far left, which contained wine glasses and mugs.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin cabinet glassware
Hyatt provided glassware.

The main living section of the room had a massive desk on the left. I immediately noticed the steel legs and big slab of wood.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin work station
The room featured a massive workstation.

A pen, notepad, antiseptic wet tissue packets, lamp, Ethernet cord for grounded internet, and the room’s telephone were on the desk.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin workstation top
A blank notepad was provided.

A comfortable office chair was behind the desk.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin office chair
Office chair.

Next to the workstation in the middle of the room was a brown, velour sofa that could comfortably fit 2 adults and a large coffee table.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin sofa and coffee table
The sofa was quite comfortable.

Across from the sofa was a wall-mounted, flat-screen TV. On the console was a room service menu, a universal power adapter, a TV remote, and a card with a QR code you could scan for more hotel information.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin tv console unit
The TV and the console holding various room amenities.

The king-size bed was to the left of the sofa and TV. The bed was extremely comfortable and featured 4 thick pillows.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin bed top down view
The king-size bed was spacious and comfortable.

The headboard was plush.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin headboard and pillows
The pillows were thick and provided plenty of support.

Both sides of the bed had a small, wall-mounted wooden shelf and lamp with an adjustable reading light. On the right was a second telephone and thermostat.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin room phone
Another room telephone and thermostat were by the bed.

On the left shelf was an alarm clock.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin wall mounted nightstand with alarm clock
The alarm clock was on the left.

An armchair with an ottoman was to the left of the bed.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin room armchair
Armchair and ottoman.

Behind the sofa, the windows had an expansive view of a nearby mountain and residential buildings.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin mountain view from room
Mountain view from the room.

You could also see the hotel’s massive swimming pool.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin pool view from the room
You could see the hotel’s pool from the room.

I used a deep ledge in front of the windows to unpack my bag.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin room window ledge 1 1
A deep ledge was in front of the windows.

The room did have one notable drawback: the carpet. The carpet looked overused and worn out and could have benefited from a refresh.

Bathroom

The bathroom was also incredibly spacious. The main section had a sink with a massive mirror behind it.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin bathroom
The bathroom was spacious and had a beautiful aesthetic.

On the countertop was a wooden box filled with toiletries, including a dental kit, shower cap, cotton pads, sanitary bag, and cotton buds. There was also a separate tissue box and Pharmacopeia-branded body lotion.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin bathroom amenities
Extra toiletries were also provided.

Below the sink were towels, a hair dryer, a spare toilet paper roll, and a bathmat. The room also had a scale.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin bathroom under cabinet
Extra towels were provided.

A door separated the toilet room from the rest of the bathroom.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin toilet
The toilet was separate from the rest of the bathroom.

To the left of the toilet was a walk-in shower and bathtub. As expected, the shower pressure was fantastic, and the controls were responsive, making for quick water temperature changes.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin walk in shower
The walk-in shower was next to the toilet.

Pharmacopeia-branded shampoo, conditioner, and body wash were provided. I’m a fan of Pharmacopeia products, as they are cruelty-free, vegan, and made with aloe vera.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin shower toilitries
Pharmacopia products are quite refreshing.

The bathtub was nice and spacious, although I did not use it during my stay.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin bathtub
The bathroom featured a massive bathtub.
Bottom Line:

Overall, the room was incredibly spacious and had a great sense of luxury. I especially liked the wood tones and the views from the windows. Although it was not a suite, I was completely satisfied with the room, as it was better than expected.

Food and Beverages

The Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, had several on-site restaurants, ranging from a cozy bar to an international cafe to a full-on traditional Chinese dining experience.

Sha Tin 18

The hotel’s main on-site restaurant, Sha Tin 18, is accessible via the lobby escalators, which go up 2 floors.

Sha Tin 18 restaurant served authentic Dongguan and northern Chinese cuisine in a lively show-kitchen environment where you could watch chefs prepare your food. The restaurant had 2 signature dishes: Peking duck and flambéed rose-winebarbecued pork with lard rice.

The restaurant also offered traditional dim sum such as steamed shrimp; bamboo shoot dumplings; steamed shrimp, pork, and crab roe dumplings; and fresh chicken congee.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin escalator to Sha Tin 18
The escalator to Sha Tin 18 led to the lobby.

Guests could choose from booth seating or circular dining tables.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Sha Tin 18 restaurant seating
Finding a seat in Sha Tin 18 wasn’t a problem.

The restaurant also had several intimate dining rooms that required reservations.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Sha Tin 18 private dinner room
Private seating areas like this had to be reserved.

The central seating areas were best for those wanting to see the performances by the chefs.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin seating option at Cafe
Sha Tin 18’s main seating offered both window and chef views.

Although the food looked incredible, I did not eat here, as the prices were quite high. However, I could see this being an excellent place to dine for a unique cooking show and authentic Chinese cuisine.

Cafe

The hotel’s secondary restaurant, Cafe, was accessible directly from the lobby. It was an all-day restaurant with an à la carte menu and buffets.

The restaurant had a main dining area, a private room, and a connecting terrace. It was busy when I came to check it out during dinner time.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin cafe seating area
Cafe got busy at dinner.

Cafe featured 4 open kitchens with freshly made international delicacies. These included refreshing seafood on ice, wok-fried dishes, freshly baked pizza, pastas, grilled meat, freshly made desserts, and pastries.

As a sushi lover, I was impressed by the variety of sushi in the restaurant. Best of all, it all looked fresh.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin cafe sushi 1
Cafe serves sushi on demand.

A case had tuna, salmon, and octopus sashimi.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Cafe sashimi
You can also order sashimi.

An entire section was dedicated to grilled meat, including barbecue pork, brisket, and beef tenderloin. The restaurant also had grilled lobster, which looked exquisite.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Cafe fried lobster
Grilled lobster was also available.

Tin Tin Bar

The hotel’s main bar, Tin Tin Bar, offered an extensive selection of whiskeys and cocktails in a warm, contemporary setting. The cocktail bar provided a classy yet relaxed atmosphere, and I loved the lighting.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Tin Tin bar seating
The bar had a nice vibe to it.

Tin Tin Bar had live performers every evening. The evening I dropped by, the bar had karaoke with a large selection of international songs.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Tin Tin bar seating section
Lots of seating was near the stage.

Regency Club

The hotel featured a Regency Club, which is common at many Hyatt Regency hotels. Fortunately, it was also on the 25th floor, the same floor as my room.

As I entered the Regency Club, the club manager greeted me and checked me in. The Regency Club was divided into 3 main areas: an outside balcony, a lounging area with armchairs, and a dining room.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin regency club check in
Hyatt Regency Club check-in desk.

The club’s main seating area was quite spacious and could accommodate more than 35 people.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club seating
There was lots of club seating.

The lounge was divided into separate seating sections with 4 armchairs and 2 tables per section.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club seating section
Sections were divided into seating for 4.

The outdoor balcony was nice to sit on, and this is where I spent the majority of the time in the Regency Club. There were a few tables for those wanting to relax while admiring the view.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club outdoor patio
The terrace had a great view.

From the balcony, I could see part of the Sha Tin neighborhood

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club view of highway
I had views of the highways and Sha Tin.

A section in the middle was where the buffet food and beverages were served.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club food station
The dining area was empty for most of the day.

The lounge had a good selection of beverages throughout the day, including soft drinks and fruit juices.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club beverages
Self-serve beverages.

There was also a coffee machine, but an option for hot chocolate was noticeably absent.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club coffee machine
Coffee machine but no hot chocolate?

Several dining tables were past the section where the food was served.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club dining tables area
The dining area of the Regency Club looked out over the harbor.

The Regency Club’s large windows allowed copious natural light to enter, and you could also see Tolo Harbor.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club view
Nice views of Tolo Harbor from the Regency Club.

I got snacks throughout the day, including nuts, potato chips, and a chocolate muffin. The snack options rotated daily.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club snacks
Light snacks were provided throughout the day.

Cocktail Hour

The Regency Club also offered evening cocktails every evening between 6 and 8 p.m.

I was pleasantly surprised at the variety of food available during the evening cocktails. There was a heavy emphasis on seafood, which I absolutely loved.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Club cocktail hour
The evening cocktail food selection was varied.

I went with the grilled salmon linguini, shrimp with cocktail sauce, freshly made guacamole, and lightly grilled slices of salmon. I enjoyed the food so much that I got a second plate.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin cocktail hour meal
Cocktail hour meal at the Regency Club was worth a second plate.

Breakfast

Lastly, Globalists and guests with Club Access rooms could also have breakfast at the Regency Club daily between 6:30 and 10:30 a.m.

I found the breakfast selection to be quite limited. There were several types of breads and pastries …

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club breakfast pastries
The buffet had a good variety of pastries for breakfast.

… as well as cold cuts and salads.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin breakfast options 1
I always enjoy salmon for breakfast.

After grabbing pastries and slices of salmon, it was time to eat. Although everything on the plate was delicious, I went slightly overboard with the amount of sugar I consumed.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club breakfast plate
The excess sugar made this not an ideal breakfast.

You could also order an omelet, poached eggs, and beef or plain congee from a limited made-to-order menu. I went with a mushroom, cherry tomato, and Parmesan cheese omelet.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club breakfast made to order menu
The made-to-order menu was short.

The omelet did not taste good; I took a single bite and had to put the rest aside. At least the hash brown tasted delicious.

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin Regency Club breakfast plate omelet
This was a poor excuse for an omelet.
Bottom Line:

Overall, I enjoyed my experience at the Regency Club. I especially enjoyed the evening cocktail event, as the food was perfect. However, the same could not be said for breakfast. I would rather have slept through breakfast.

Service

The hotel staff was simply wonderful. Despite my many requests, every hotel staff member I spoke with was incredibly welcoming and smiling. It felt like they enjoyed their jobs and took pride in ensuring guests had a positive experience at the hotel.

I especially enjoyed my time with the staff at the Regency Club, where I spent the majority of my stay. I got to know a few of the staff members and discussed everything from our favorite hotels to our travel ambitions.

Final Thoughts

The Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, is an excellent Hyatt property worth considering for those traveling to Hong Kong. Although the property is about 30 minutes from many of Hong Kong’s major tourist attractions, it is worth going out of your way to stay there. I would consider this an excellent escape from the hustle and bustle that Hong Kong is known for.

Although I was not upgraded to a suite, the King Studio was very nice. The room was so spacious that I temporarily forgot I was in Hong Kong, where space is a luxury.

The Regency Club was a great way to pass the time and featured a fantastic evening cocktail hour. There was an excellent selection of food, all of which tasted delicious. However, breakfast was a miss, as there wasn’t too much variety.

Nonetheless, I absolutely recommend the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, and will stay here again the next time I visit Hong Kong, which I hope will be sooner rather than later.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does it take to get to Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, from Hong Kong International Airport?

Using public transportation, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, is about 90 minutes from Hong Kong International Airport.

However, it is just a 35-minute ride in a taxi.

Are resort fees and destination fees waived for Hyatt Globalists?

Yes, resort and destination fees are waived for Hyatt Globalists.

How far is the Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, from Kowloon?

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, is about 30 minutes from Kowloon using the MTR.

What category is Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin?

Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, is a Category 3 property. Award nights start at 9,000 points per night (off-peak) and can be as high as 15,000 points per night (peak).

Does Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, have a pool?

Yes, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Sha Tin, has a temperature-controlled outdoor pool.

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About Ehsan Haque

Ehsan is an avid traveler who has traveled to 100 countries, diligently using points and miles to fund his journeys. Currently, he holds 32 active credit cards and earns over a million points and miles annually, primarily using them for luxury hotels and long-haul premium cabins.

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