Shelters/Inexpensive Accommodations in Hong Kong

Please note: The Department of State assumes no responsibility or liability for the professional ability or reputation of, or the quality of services provided by, the entities or individuals whose names appear on the following lists. Inclusion on this list is in no way an endorsement by the Department or the U.S. government. Names are listed alphabetically, and the order in which they appear has no other significance. The information on the list is provided directly by the local service providers; the Department is not in a position to vouch for such information.

The following is a list of accommodation in Hong Kong where a room costs less than 500 HKD per night:

Hotel Ease Causeway Bay
39 Morrison Hill Road,
Causeway Bay
Tel: 3725 1588

Homy Inn North Point
No.105-107 Wing Lok Street,
Sheung Wan
Tel: 8100 0189

Ramada Hong Kong Grand View (North Point)
88 Chun Yeung Street,
North Point
Tel: 2130 3388

Rosedale Hotel Hong Kong
8 Shelter Street,
Causeway Bay, Hong Kong Island
Tel: 2127 8888 / Ms. Leung 21278629

Best Western Plus Hotel Kowloon
73-75 Chatham Road South,
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2311 1100

Bridal Tea House Yau Ma Tei Hotel
No.6-8 Arthur Street,
Yau Ma Tei
Tel: 3728 7000

Dragon Hostel
Room 707, 7/F, Sincere House, 83 Argyle Street,
Tel: 2395 0577

Philippines Manila Hostel
3/F, Mirador Mansion, 52-62 Nathan Road,
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2311 2520

The Salisbury – YMCA Hong Kong (dormitory beds)
41 Salisbury Rd,
Tsim Sha Tsui
Tel: 2268 7000

Yesinn @Yaumatei (dormitory beds)
2/F, 1B Wing Sing Ln,
Yau Ma Tei
Tel: 3703 7333

If American citizens in Hong Kong find themselves short of funds and need a free or inexpensive place to stay or a place to get a free meal, various options exist.  Believe it or not, there is a long list of hostels where you can find a room, sometimes with breakfast included, for as little as $20!  You can find one representative list here:  Hostels in Hong Kong.  A search on any accommodation website, such as Travelocity, Expedia, or Agoda, will also turn up available hostels.

If you are truly indigent and cannot afford even a hostel, or you need other types of assistance, such as free meals, counseling, etc., here is a list of shelters/charitable organizations you could consider contacting:


Non-profit community center supporting people experiencing homelessness.  Limited shelter beds may be available, but often there is a waitlist. Will not turn away those without an HKID.  Will provide daily necessities like clothing and toiletries.  Will provide lunch and dinner.

G/F, Cherry Mansion, 29 Oak Street, Tai Kok Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong
Telephone: 2448 0011

Door always open 1000-1900
Lunch (1230-1330)
Dinner (1630-1730)

Christian Action

Provides services to ethnic minorities, refugees, new arrivals and migrant domestic workers.  No HKID needed.

Food Station:
Unit 10 of Office H2, 1/F, Tai Shing Building (Block H), Cosmopolitan Estate, No.76 Ivy Street, Kowloon

Canteen Opening Hours:
Mondays to Fridays: 1100 – 1400 (Closed on Public Holidays)

Vending Machine Operating Hours:
0700-2300 every day

Tel: 2390 0201

Harmony House

Emergency support services for victims of domestic violence.  Provides a temporary shelter for women and children, as well as some counseling.  Food not provided.  Their focus is Hong Kong permanent residents or those who have the legal right to stay in Hong Kong, but they will not turn away those without an HKID.  The address will be given over the phone.

– 24-hour Women’s Hotline 2522 0734
Risk Assessment, Emotional Support, Counseling, Safety Plan, Admission Arrangements, Referrals and Supportive Services

– Men’s Hotline 2295 1386
Counseling, Case Follow-up, Referrals and Supportive Services, Service Hours are 1000-1800 M-F