1881 Heritage is the Former Marine Police Headquarters that has recently been rejuvenated and re-integrated as a high-end shopping site in Hong Kong.

These buildings were constructed between 1881 and 1920, and declared as monuments under the Hong Kong Antiquities and Monuments Ordinance.

The 120-year-old site occupies 12,000 sqm near Victoria Harbour in Tsim Sha Tsui and will also feature a boutique hotel.

Taking into account the heritage of the landmark, Hullett House will showcase Hong Kong’s past through its stunning architecture.

The boutique hotel will consist of 10 design-led rooms with all the modern and technical mod-cons of a contemporary hotel.

Room decor will be heavily influenced by references from imperial China from the 1870′s to the English countryside and contemporary Chinese pop art.

Suites will range in size from 600 to 800 sq. feet with each opening into a private balcony.

The hotel will also have five restaurants and bars, a souvenir store and a performance area.

The restaurants will include contemporary European dining, an old British-style pub with its own jail cells, and a gourmet Cantonese restaurant.

Hullett House is due to open this Autumn 2009.

Source: LifestyleAsia - Photo: Eddie Wong