West Kowloon is a newly developed district which has risen above Kowloon Station and constructed on reclaimed land as part of the Airport Core Programme when the new airport was built.

Kowloon Station serves both the Airport Express and the Tung Chung line www.mtr.com.hk/eng. The west side of the district is the highway exit from the Western Harbour Crossing from HK Island to the New Territories and HK Airport. Further on will be the West Kowloon Cultural District which is still in construction phase.

The area extends to Canton Road in the east and to the west and south is Victoria Harbour. To its north lie the areas of Olympic Station and Tai Kok Tsui. The station was named Olympic on 16 December 1996, paying tribute to those achievements of our successful Hong Kong athletes and it is is decorated with the pictures of 1996 Summer Olympics.  

Residential Blocks

Residentially the areas both consist of large modern high rise developments most with excellent facilities. Those in West Kowloon are The Arch, The Waterfront, The Harbourside, The Cullinan and Sorrento. All are multi-tower developments with clubhouse facilities. It addition Hong Kong’s tallest commercial building International Commerce Centre (ICC) is part of the area with its top floors being the Ritz Carlton Hotel.

The view from its bar at the top, Ozone, has to be one of the world’s best. The area also boasts the trendy W Hotel and the Harbourview Place Service Apartments. Olympic / Tai Kok Tsui are similar in that they mainly consist of ultra modern multi-tower developments with excellent facilities and some also incorporate shopping malls such Olympic City, The Hermitage, Central Park, Harbour Green and One Silversea.

The large shopping mall above Kowloon Station is called Elements and this includes a cinema complex. Many of the residential towers in both these areas have stunning views across the harbour to Hong Kong Island.

Schools & Facilities

Parkview International Preschool (PIPS) has a campus in West Kowloon and Victoria (Harbour Green International Kindergarten & Nursery) has a campus in Olympic. There are some other international schools in other parts of Kowloon which are easily accessible such as King George V School in Homantin and the American International School and the Australian International School both in Kowloon Tong.

The following hospitals in nearby districts serve the area - Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Kwong Wah Hospital, St. Teresa’s Hospital and Hong Kong Baptist Hospital.

Transportation

As both neighbourhood are centered round MTR stations, they are both excellent locations for transport around the territory. Kowloon Station provides an in-town check-in service for flights departing Hong Kong International Airport and free shuttle bus services to most major hotels in the Tsim Sha Tsui and Yau Ma Tei areas. The station is located less than a kilometre west of Jordan Station on the Tsuen Wan Line.

​Bus route nos. 8, 11, 110 203E, 215X, 259B, 270A, 281A and 296D and minibus route nos. 26, 74 and 77M terminate at the Kowloon Railway Station Bus Terminus. To reach the terminus, one must use the exits to the Elements and follow the signs in the mall.

Key characteristics:
  • Close to Airport Express

  • Plenty of schools in Kowloon Tong

Property for Rent in Kowloon West, Olympic & Tai Kok Tsui

Displaying 1-10 of 31 results Price (HK$) Size (sq. ft.)

Parc Palais

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 9022

* This partly furnished high floor apartment is excellently presented with elegant...

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$45,000
SA 1,001

Parc Palais

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 9021

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$45,000
SA 1,288

Celestial Heights

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 9020

* This newly painted 3 bed 2 bath apartment is excellently presented with modern...

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$50,000
SA 1,182

Celestial Heights

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 5786

* This very high floor 3 bed apartment forms part of this large multi-tower...

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$45,000
SA 1,137
GA 1,491

Celestial Heights

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 5785

* This high floor 3 bed apartment is well-finished throughout, with modern bathrooms...

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$45,000
SA 1,137

Celestial Heights

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 2220

* This fully furnished 4 bed apartment is part of a large development with full...

4 bedrooms
3 bathrooms
For rent HK$50,000
SA 1,567

The Cullinan

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 9025

A well finished and furnished stduio bedroom apt in this high end top quality...

0 bedrooms
1 bathroom
For rent HK$33,800
SA 438
GA 576

The Harbourside

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 8992

*A 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment with garden and harbour views in a great family...

2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$40,000
SA 794
GA 1,082

The Arch

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 5578

A fully furnished and well decorated 3 bedroom apartment with a lovely terrace off...

3 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$82,000
For sale HK$60,000,000
SA 932
GA 1,248

The Harbourside

Kowloon West
Ref.#: 8943

Nice 2 bedroom, 2 bathroom apartment above Kowloon Station. Balcony off living area...

2 bedrooms
2 bathrooms
For rent HK$40,000
For sale HK$20,000,000
SA 794
GA 1,028

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Popular Properties in Kowloon West, Olympic & Tai Kok Tsui

Name Location Size (sq. sf.)
219 Sai Yee Street 219 Sai Yee Street 644 - 864
Celestial Heights 80 Sheung Shing Street
Hampton Place 11 Hoi Fan Road 426 - 507
Hand Wai Court Un Chau Street 299 - 316
Island Harbourview 11 Ho Fai Road
One SilverSea 18 Hoi Fai Road 665 - 2,466
Parc Palais 18 King's Park Wylie Road 777 - 2,030
Sorrento 1 Austin Road West 620 - 2,010
The Arch 1 Austin Road West
Name Location Size (sq. sf.)
The Austin 8 Wu Cheung Road 3,306 - 356
The Coronation 1 Yau Cheung Road
The Cullinan 1 Austin Road 501 - 1,605
The Harbourside 1 Austin Road West 743 - 1,723
The Harbourview Place 1 Austin Road 464 - 1,420
The Long Beach 8 Hoi Fai Road 547 - 1,574
The Sparkle 500 Tung Chau Street 398 - 1,545
The Waterfront 1 Austin Road West 630 - 2,028