Those two places were Chungking and Mirador Mansions

Chungking Mansions

by POI on SEPTEMBER 29, 2010

When researching somewhere to stay in Hong Kong we kept coming across the same two names no matter how hard we tried to avoid them, the guidebooks and search engines just kept sending us right back to them. Those two places were Chungking and Mirador Mansions.

The reason for trying to stay clear of them was simple – the bad reputation they had developed over the years. The reviews and comments suggested even entering alone at night could be dangerous, that’s enough to put anyone off. The problem is they are cheap (by Hong Kong standards) and in a great location, the two aspects of accommodation most important to us.

So in the end we decided “why not?”

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