It is located centrally on the northern shore of Hong Kong, between Admiralty and Causeway Bay, this is one of Hong Kong's oldest districts and today is a blend of old traditions and new developments. Wan Chai waterfront is a major commercial area with glass wall office buildings and five star hotels.
At night, it is famous with its red light district. It is still a preferred area for visiting US forces and western expatriates.
Accommodation is mostly older residential buildings. As town redevelopment has been starting these years. New single block and modern apartments, some with stunning views, can be found. Serviced apartment with the use of a gym, swimming pool, sauna, tennis and squash court, children's play area and golf simulator is offered to locals and westerners.