It offers a bird's eye view of one of the most spectacular skylines in the world.
And should the visitor get bored of staring at Hong Kong's glittering towers from the eyrie of their hotel room window, there are always other distractions.
These come in the form of six restaurants, a sky-high spa with floor-to-ceiling windows and an indoor infinity pool overlooking the iconic harbour.
Should those fail to amuse, there's always the 93,000 square metres shopping mall.
Spectacular; The Ritz Carlton Hong Kong (centre) became the tallest hotel in the world when it opened today
Eye-catching: A hallway at the hotel which occupies the 102nd to 118st floors of the fourth tallest building in the world
Delicacies: Chefs prepare food at the Chinese restaurant at the Ritz Carlton
Plush: One of the bedrooms which all have views over the city or the harbour
Warm welcome: It has taken years to build the hotel which also has a shopping mall
Iconic: The building towers over other skyscrapers nearby
Glittering ceiling: Chefs at work in one of the restaurants which all have views over Hong Kong