Amongst the best neighbourhoods in Hong Kong to be based at, Wan Chai is a cosmopolitan locale with plenty to experience; here are some of the highlights.

WiNG, Wan Chai Overview 2008, CC BY 3.0

Fun family shopping awaits at Tai Yuen Street Market or “Toy Street” featuring vintage and modern toys galore. It’s within a 10-minute walk from Dorsett Wanchai, Hong Kong, amongst the properties with “Anti-Epidemic Hygiene Measures Certification”; such hotels also offer easy access to retail hubs like the Times Square mall and Wan Chai Computer Centre.

Those based at a hotel in Hong Kong in this area can also get in some sightseeing along the Wan Chai Heritage Trail; an ideal way to explore the locale, it takes you to architectural and cultural attractions be it the Hung Shing Temple, Wan Chai Market, Blue House, Old Wan Chai Post Office or Pak Tai Temple.

Lockhart Road is one of the key places to experience nightlife in Hong Kong and is well-known for its many bars and pubs and great happy hour deals. Those planning on some bar hopping escapades should look to add popular spots such as Carnegie, Queen Victoria and Coyote Bar & Grill to their list.

Foodies have much to enjoy here with plenty of eateries and restaurants to visit. Not to be missed is a chance to dine at one of the many dim sum restaurants in Wan Chai where you can savour this yummy Cantonese dish with all manner of fillings; check out places like Dim Sum Heritage and Fook Lam Moon.