Well, if you say a lot of people don't like it, then they must be crazy. This is a great photograph, the colours run right down the middle, because of the darkness of the night, which really brings out the colours and vibrance of the city. You really captured the city from a great point of view, so it looks like the city is trying to draw you in - it looks as if you took it FROM the water! A great use of slow shutter speed with a camera and great idea. All those colours just look amazing, and it has an epic feel to it because it all runs along the centre, and those reflections just look great.
This right here is a beautiful piece if I do say so myself. I've always loved how city lights look against the water, and I do believe that you've managed to capture that beauty if not more, in this piece here :')