Living in Mid-Levels

08 Jul 2022

One of Hong Kong’s most affluent neighbourhoods, Mid-Levels – or mid mountain area in Chinese – truly reflects its namesake. Perched at the base of The Peak overlooking Central, Mid-Levels offers breath-taking views and convenience.

Properties Advice

Travel & Connections

Amenities + Food & Drinks

Perks & Schools


Properties Advice

Mid-Levels West, Central and East are home to a plethora of mid-to-high-rise apartments ranging from the ultimate in modern luxury with harbour views down to compact practicality. It’s popular with newcomers seeking to get to know the heart of the city and busy professionals who rate its easy access to all that Hong Kong has to offer.

Discover our latest Mid-Levels property edit, from apartments with sweeping views to charming Colonials, all within this super convenient location.

Travel & Connections

Mid-Levels is well-connected to a network of public transport that gives you convenient access to different districts across Hong Kong. You can get to the main business areas by either a short walk via The Central–Mid-Levels escalator, taxi or minibus. The MTR (mass transit rail) and Central Ferry Piers are also nearby to get you anywhere in Hong Kong.



International restaurants, cafes, hotels, bars, gyms, sporting, supermarkets, gourmet food outlets, kindergartens, heritage buildings, churches, myriad office buildings and social and recreational clubs - such as the Ladies Recreational Club, the Hong Kong Club and the Cricket Club - are all located in the area.

Food & Drinks

Few residential neighbourhoods in Hong Kong are more concentrated with restaurants and cafes than Mid-Levels, a thriving gastronomic paradise. From Western cafes like Elephant Grounds and Blend & Grind to Japanese izakaya fare like Hige Izakaya and local hole-in-the-wall lunch spots like Chi Kee, the world is your oyster when it comes to restaurant and cuisine options in Mid-Levels. What’s more, just a short walk away is the buzzing heartland of Central, which gives you access to even more diverse restaurants and bars.



A gateway to the famous Morning Trail up to The Peak and home to the Bowen Road Path jogging trail, Hong Kong Zoo, Hong Kong Park and Central–Mid-Levels escalator, the longest outdoor escalator in the world. Other areas within the district include scenic Tai Hang and Stubbs Road.


Mid-Levels enjoys proximity to a number of the best schooling options in Hong Kong, offering premium primary and secondary education to residents in the neighbourhood. Renowned local institutions such as King’s College and St Francis’ Canossian College provide a DSE curriculum; while international schools like Island School, Glenealy English Schools Foundation, and Carmel School cater to globally recognised curriculums like IGCSE and IB. These elite educational institutions help students pave the path to top universities worldwide and exciting career prospects.

St Francis' Canossian College
9-13, Kennedy Road, Wanchai, Hong Kong
French International School
165 Blue Pool Road, Happy Valley, Hong Kong
King's College
63A, Bonham Road, Hong Kong
Glenealy English Schools Foundation (ESF)
7 Hornsey Road, Mid Levels, Hong Kong
Carmel School
70 Robinson Rd, Mid-Levels
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