Hong Kong’s iconic Excelsior hotel closes its doors for the final time – Hong Kong Video



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The Excelsior, Hong Kong’s iconic waterfront hotel built on the very first plot of land sold during the British colonial era, has closed after 46 years.

Its owner, Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, will tear down the four-star hotel and build a commercial office tower on the site.

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  1. The witness of great world leader

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  2. no way, I'm shocked by this.

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  3. Dont let the door hit you on ur way out

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  4. It is sad decision eventhough I never been there 🙄 but it is Hongkong, they have limited space….😞

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  5. Well everything has to go at one point and i guess its now this hotels turn

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  6. never been to HK but the closure of this place makes me sad. I wonder how the employees are takin it… 🤔

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  7. What about the staffs, though?
    Hong Kong is getting more and more expensive it will eventually collapsed~

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  8. No… I keep seeing this hotel whenever the bus I'm on passes by… Even when I was in high school.. This was the hotel I think of whenever I think of Stan Lee as well.. Both are gone..

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  9. Sooo sad i stayes her with my parents when visiting hk

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  10. I passed by there once. it looked like a place for wealthy people.

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  11. I had tears though I've never been to HK. And sad that everyone has to lose job.

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  12. She works there for 27 years??. But she looks like 35..lol.

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  13. Isn't it up to the company hotel group to make the final decision? They choose the more profitable greedy way!

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  14. Nothing lasts forever.
    Cherish everything and everyone you have today for it won't be there tomorrow.. including ourselves!

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  15. Just wonder in such a high density area how they can demolish it safely. Implosion must be handled very carefully!

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  16. I wonder why many place in hongkong are closing. All of that place are full with memories and history, long before hongkong is success like now. It's so sad 😥😥😥.

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  17. Woah, is it consider great hotel? It seemingly such a nice place to stay, based on the insight !

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  18. Aw. That’s exactly right now.

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  19. Nooo… This brought tears 🙁

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  20. They didnt even sing to the moon before they said goodbye. 😔🌛

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  21. If you on caption . he was once a smoke it

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  22. We used to frequent Excelsior when we lived in Hong Kong a while back and Im sad because I hadnt come back since ~2014

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  23. Replaced with an office block? How boring. I guess $$$$$$ talks.

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  24. Daymmm there were plenty of rootable chicks…Amazing place.

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  25. when an employee can brought tears over the closure of her workplace, you know they've done well treating the employees. i can imagine the feeling, it's like lost of a family 🙁

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  26. No….That's very sad….I miss this hotel so much ;_;

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  27. I loved HK
    Except for the fact i never saw a patch of blue sky

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  28. Thing like this always saddening. My memory fondly go back to 1996, when I was privileged to stay for a few days at this elegant hotel.

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  29. "The saddest farewells are very often the most beautiful farewells. Because it means that everything that has gone on before has been meaningful, has been deep, has been worthwhile."
    Such a nice quote!

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  30. It's just a hotel. Why is people crying so much in comment section 🤔

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  31. This will be hard the hotel is gonna be demolished and the workers has to find another job and it's hard

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  32. Legit sad over this. Causeway Bay will never be the same! 💔

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  33. They could just reuse the structure instead of demolishing the gorgeous structure

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  34. I've had many great nights and parties at the Excelsior. I even celebrated my 40th birthday there. I'll miss Wendy and the live band at Totts the most. Farewell Excelsior…thanks for the memories!

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