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prepare yourself for another stop on our luxury abroad series. we’ve explored the enchanting and romantic streets of paris, recapping my visit to pavillon de la reine, so this month we’re changing gears (and continents) and journeying to another one of my favorite destinations. prepare to enjoy a playground of impressive skyscrapers, luxury shopping, and savory cuisine…

this is hong kong.

in a glamorous and cosmopolitan city such as this, an experience at the center of it all is just what the designer ordered.

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welcome to the murray, an exquisite boutique hotel conveniently situated in the heart of hong kong, where symmetry and palatial proportions feel powerfully magnetic. its beauty has been on my mind since i first rolled up to its doors.

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swooping arches and bold geometry are mesmerizing, and the murray’s every design detail has been perfectly thought out, like the energy-efficient design of the recessed windows. worthy of the accolades they’ve received, this creative innovation allows abundant daylight to flood into the space while preventing direct heat from the sun, keeping the inside temperature cool and comfortable. smart, efficient, and gorgeous.

and that’s just the exterior. inside, timeless grandeur delivers everything you’d expect from a luxurious city retreat. but don’t take my word for it…come and see for yourself.

clean-lined and sophisticated interiors

when i stepped foot into the murray, i was met by an incredibly accommodating staff and not-to-be-missed design elements, like this larger-than-life installation:

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linear walls draw the eyes upward to this show-stealing installation. a palette of bright white, sleek black, and touches of gold create an opulence via pure simplicity. (take me back!) as we venture deeper into this 25-story sanctuary, we’ll find 336 spacious rooms with an elegant and stylish blend of contemporary chic and modern charm. my personal favorite combination.

chic and soothing color palette for ultimate relaxation

by now, you’ve noticed that this hotel has typical dhny style written all over it, so it shouldn’t surprise you that i was head over heels! the subtle sophistication continues throughout each of the beautifully designed guest rooms…

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pictured above, the “n3 grand deluxe” is dressed with dark hardwood flooring, plush beige carpets, and luxurious upholstered surfaces. handsome leather furnishings combine with cozy textiles to create a peaceful, comfortable atmosphere, perfect for those mid-day resting moments. and let’s not forget about those skyline views!

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the grandest guest room, the “murray suite,” is no different. like many of our nyc projects, calming grey furnishings flow seamlessly with the panoramic views. in fact, staying in this guest suite is almost like living in your very own city apartment. with a luxurious bedroom, separate living and dining areas, a pantry, study, fitness zone, and oversized ensuite bathroom, you’ll have plenty of room to spread out and relish these moments of lavish living.

glamorous bathrooms perfect for pampering

you know how i feel about pampering… in the murray, i was inspired to ignite my senses in their incredibly exquisite bathroom, specifically designed for languorous indulgence…

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filled with stunning marble details, comfortable robes and towels, and a sleek contemporary design, each suite has a unique bathroom that embodies a spa-like sanctuary, perfect for unwinding and soothing your mind. the addition of these amenities within your room may just provide the best bathing experience of your life. trust me…i am speaking from experience!

outdoor spaces with panoramic views

last but certainly not least, no metropolitan getaway is complete without a fun and sexy, city-chic rooftop bar. with dazzling panoramic views as far as the eye can see, this is the perfect spot to enjoy a glass of bubbly…at any time of the day!

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for an experience like no other, savor bright sun and city sounds below while sipping mimosas at breakfast, or enjoy a nightcap watching the skyline silhouette paint a beautiful picture across the horizon. both scenes are breathtaking in their own unique way.

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sexy, timeless, full of architectural charm, and with my favorite color palette to boot. what’s not to love about this stunning boutique hotel? if you’ll be in hong kong any time soon, this spot has the full dhny seal of approval.

until then, if this contemporary and luxurious urban sanctuary has you craving an elegant space of your own, let’s chat. our team would be delighted to design a space that elevates and enhances your everyday. you know where to find us

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