Unlike Any Other

A Hotel Unlike Any Other

We strongly believe so. We are the spirit of Hong Kong. The city is our home; the people our investors. Hotel ICON is a Kowloon hotel that was founded by the School of Hotel & Tourism Management at Hong Kong PolyU to serve tourism, benefit the community and showcase the best of our great city. This is why we consider ourselves ambassadors of Hong Kong and why we embrace its rich culture. Uniquely among hotels, Hotel ICON was born to develop and innovate within the hospitality industry; it’s a responsibility we accept with energy and pride.

Celebrating Individuality

Celebrating Individuality

At our hotel in Kowloon, Hong Kong, we celebrate individuality because that is what defines us. We set out to be unique and stand out from the crowd. We created a hotel that embodies the best of Hong Kong - our super-modern, neon city. We ensure that all of our team reflect our philosophy. They are confident, responsive and will deliver exactly what you want with style and energy. Furthermore, whilst our eye is always looking to the future, our senses are deeply rooted in the best traditions of Asian hospitality. We believe in balance - and keeping things simple to make life a little less complicated.

We are all about haute style and architectural cool. The creative buzz of Hong Kong has inspired our every detail from design and art to food. We are, in turn, both sophisticated yet informal, observant but always respectful. We are cultural, spiritual and philosophical and we believe that Hotel ICON is the place where the seasoned traveller can slip into something more comfortable.

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The Food & Wine Academy

The Food & Wine Academy

The Food and Wine Academy is an initiative between the SHTM and Hotel ICON, created to promote learning through educational and practical workshops.

Whether you are a complete beginner or a professional, the Academy can help you further your knowledge and skills and enhance your interest in worldwide cuisine and wine.

The SHTM and Hotel ICON have jointly developed a series of courses to help food and wine enthusiasts to explore basic to advanced levels of food and wine. Through gradually building a comprehensive portfolio, these hands on workshops will enhance your learning and enjoyment of foods and wines in a practical, applied, modern environment.


Intern Programme

A unique teaching and research hotel offering a fully-integrated teaching and learning education approach, this Kowloon hotel has been developed to provide a "real-world" hotel environment.

Hotel ICON trains small groups of elite students to become future hospitality leaders, providing the industry with a platform for excellence and innovation. Start your future in the hospitality industry in the hotel of tomorrow.


Research Excellence

With the establishment of Hotel ICON, the School of Hotel and Tourism Management’s leadership role in hospitality research is further enhanced. Research projects with different foci have already been implemented in the hotel. Click here for more details.

Job Openings

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-DE

Duty Engineer
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant working experience on luxury international hotel which is at least 2 years should be in Duty Engineer position.
  • Experience in operating all the engineering equipment of the hotel.  Knowledge to repair or maintain these equipment will be advantageous.
  • Knowledge and experience with electrical and gas welding is advantageous.
  • Higher Diploma or Certificate in Building Services/ Mechanical/ Electrical or Marine Engineering.
  • Certificate and registration of Electrical Works (Grade A0 or R) is a must.
  • Able to speak and write in English and Cantonese.  Ability to speak Putonghua is advantageous.

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-DET

Duty Engineering Technician
  • To take shift duty in operating and maintaining the engineering plant and equipment in the hotel.
  • To carry out maintenance and repair work as required.
  • To carry out other engineering duties as instructed by superiors in Engineering Department

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-EM

Engineering Manager

Job Scope:

  • To assist Director of Engineering and/or Chief Engineer in planning, scheduling, controlling and implementing all Engineering related operation, repair, maintenance and renovation activities and programs of the Hotel
  • To be responsible for safe, reliable operation and efficient operation of all engineering plants and equipment in the hotel through regular inspections and preventive maintenance
  • To be responsible for maintaining reliable operation and efficient performance of all fire and life safety equipment in the hotel through regular maintenance and fire drill exercises
  • To be responsible for general safety of the hotel as well as work safety of the staffs.
  • To be in-charge for energy conservation program of the hotel

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-GRO

Guest Relations and Club Floor Officer
  • Experience in hotel Front Desk, Guest Relations or Club Floor operation in an upscale, deluxe hotel is preferred but not essential.
  • Certificate in hotel management or related disciplines preferred.
  • Excellent command in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and any other language would be   an asset.
  • Less experience will be considered as Guest Relations and Club Floor Agent.

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-GSO

Guest Services Officer
  • Experience in hotel Front Desk operation in an upscale, deluxe hotel is preferred but not essential.
  • Certificate in hotel management or related disciplines preferred
  • Excellent command in English, Cantonese, Putonghua and any other language would be an asset.
  • Less experience will be considered as Guest Services Agent.

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-LDM

Learning & Development Manager

We are seeking a Learning and Development Manager to join the Human Capital team to ensure all training and development activities within the property accurately reflect the visions of management.
The successful candidate will have responsibilities that are many and varied, and thus it is essential you have an appropriate background in order to deliver on your objectives. You will not only design and deliver training programs that focus on key areas such as customer service and product knowledge, but you will also conduct needs assessments in all areas in order to heighten the capabilities of the employees.

Only applicants that can demonstrate the following criteria will be considered:

·    Minimum 5 years senior experience in a similar role

·    Hotel experience is a MUST

·    Strong operational hospitality background, considered essential

·    Ability to develop and implement training programs for employees

·    Qualification in Training and Assessment

·    Understanding of International Hotel Internship programmes

·    Strong networks within training and education industries

·    Local terms & conditions will be provided 

This is a highly sought after role! So if you have the relevant experience, and qualifications don't hesitate to send your application to have a confidential chat with us.

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-SO

Security Officer (1 Year Contract)
  • Form 5 or above
  • Ability to speak & write fluent English & Chinese
  • Preferable with 1 year experience in disciplinary force, security industry or hospitality industry
  • Must be/qualified to be a Security Personnel Permit holder.
  • First Aider
  • Fire Ambassador

Job Reference #: JOBMKT-WR

  • At least 1 year of experience in food and beverage operations in an establishment with service standard pitched at deluxe level, preferably with pre and post opening experience.
  • Higher diploma in related discipline.
  • Excellent presentation, counseling and presentation skills.
  • Fluent spoken english, cantonese and preferably putonghua.