Hong Kong Island or Kowloon?

October 14, 2008 @ 10:29:32
I'm contemplating a trip to Hong Kong and was wondering if I would be better off staying in a hotel on Hong Kong Island or Kowloon? I'm looking for an answer in terms of shopping, nightlife, eating, and other touristy kind of stuff.

So far I'm kind of leaning towards Hong Kong Island, but I'm really not basing that on much...
October 14, 2008 @ 11:48:17
I was in hong kong last february. doesnt really matter where you stay as long as its near the MTR. the transport system in hong kong is really good and its really quick.
October 14, 2008 @ 23:09:49
food = same
shopping = about the same
nightlife = Hong Kong Island wins
tourist = both suck?
October 15, 2008 @ 01:00:12
hong kong for the win
night life is all in central &)
October 21, 2008 @ 15:17:25
I went to both. I like HK island, but Kowloon is nice. Sneaker street is full of grs though...
October 24, 2008 @ 20:38:18
Thanks for the advice everyone, I booked my holiday yesterday. I'm staying on the island in Causeway Bay.

All the travel agents I spoke to tried to convince me to stay in Kowloon, but everyone me and my girlfriend spoke to who had actually been there said staying on Hong Kong Island was better.
October 25, 2008 @ 04:30:45
why not both?
i spent 1st half of the week at kowloon island and another half at hong kong island
July 30, 2009 @ 05:26:26
causeway bay, central, mong kok, TST !! is the besttttttttt
August 04, 2009 @ 18:08:11
+1
August 15, 2009 @ 19:00:54
Hm..Good thing I speak fluent cantonese haha
well not really
but pretty good for an ABC
from watching 2 much TVB lol
August 16, 2009 @ 09:57:43
Hongkong is really a nice place
August 16, 2009 @ 09:58:18
Lol...
August 22, 2009 @ 15:59:22
hong kong for sure!!!!!!!!!!!!

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