Ozone. Photography by Marcel Lam
Ozone. Photography by Marcel Lam

One thing not to miss in Hong Kong

In town for Art Basel HK? Take time off at the highest bar in the world, as featured in our Wallpaper* City Guide app

In a city where soaring skyscrapers are de rigueur, The Ritz-Carlton atop West Kowloon’s ICC is the jewel in the crown, staking its claim to be the loftiest hotel in the world, with the highest bar in the world.

Its 118th-floor Ozone bar is a destination in itself, not least for the outdoor terrace and stunning 360-degree views across Hong Kong Island, Victoria Harbour and the South China Sea. The high-energy interior, with its edgy white honeycomb-patterned partitioning and ceiling, was designed by Japanese firm Wonderwall. If the excitement gets too much, head down 15 floors to the chocolate-centric Café 103 to indulge in delicious sweet and savoury cocoa-infused treats, along with drinks and afternoon tea. 118th floor, ICC, 1 Austin Road West, T 2263 2270, www.ritzcarlton.com.

To discover other delights in the Fragrant Harbour in time for Art Basel Hong Kong (15-17 March), get our newly released Wallpaper* City Guide, a tightly edited, discreetly packaged list of the best a location has to offer the design-conscious traveller, whether you're staying for 48 hours or five days, visiting for business or vacation. Download the Wallpaper* City Guide to Hong Kong here. If you're going later in the year, maybe you'd prefer the print version which you can find here.