The Upper House – a non-smoking Hotel
(Hong Kong, March 17, 2010) Swire Hotels’ The Upper House in Pacific Place has announced that, effective from 29 March 2010, all of the hotel’s 117 guestrooms will be smoke-free.
The move echoes the eco-friendly and paperless solutions that The Upper House has pioneered including wireless check-in service; energy saving Lexus hybrid cars and iPod touches in every room instead of traditional room directories.
The hotel takes this preventative measure to ensure its rooms are smoke-free at all times, something that a growing number of guests are requesting. The hotel offers The Lawn as the perfect facility to smoke, benefiting from a sheltered area as well comfortable open air seating, surrounded by lush greenery and a manicured lawn.
Hotel General Manager Dean Winter, said, “The Upper House provides a unique experience from a design and dining point of view and so it should from an environmental aspect. We appreciate that in today’s world, more and more people are sensitive to this issue.”