Best Hong Kong Hotels
for a Staycation and Christmas Celebration

Where to Stay, Eat, Drink and be merry this Holiday Season
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Hotels in Hong Kong go all out for the Christmas celebrations with different themes and activities every year. This year because of the pandemic, what is lacking in visitors it is making up with fantastic staycation deals and holiday celebrations, everything according to the latest government health measures with most hotels offering private venues for families and close friends bubbles.

It's a great time for a Staycation since all hotels are having deals that would under normal circumstances cost quite a lot more and this is such a fantastic time to enjoy the holiday spirit as all the hotels really put on the glitz with christmas bazaars, live music and performances, activities for children, and naturally, fantastic displays, lights and decorations.

Here are some top hotels in Hong Kong and what they have on offer this Christmas: markets, christmas and holiday banquets, children activities, concerts, caroling and entertainment, and of course... Santa Claus. There is plenty to choose from whether you are celebrating with friends and/or family and children. And rest assured all activities are being conducted in accordance with latest Covid health and safety measures.

Enchanting Christmas at the Ritz Carlton

Nutcracker Ritz Carlton

Ritz Carlton Hong Kong is the world's highest hotel. Located between the 102nd and 118th floors of the ICC building, the tallest skyscraper in Hong Kong, it offers incredible views and panoramic surroundings of all the holiday glitz that envelopes the harbour this time of the year. Besides the killer views, the Ritz-Carlton unveils a sensational festive programme for guests to celebrate the holiday throughout their many venues including Teddy Bear afternoon teas, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinners, Brunches, Buffets, with Santa appearances, Countdown Parties and more.

These are some of the offerings:

  • Ozone "Extra SANTA-mental" Christmas Eve Dinner - HK$788, Christmas Day Brunch Buffet with Santa Appearance HK988
  • Tosca di Angelo Christmas Eve and Christmas Day 8-course Set Dinner - HK$2,480, Christmas Day 4-course lunch HK$988
  • Tin Lung Heen Christmas Eve 6-course Set Dinner with Santa Claus Appearance - HK$1,888
  • The Lounge & Bar Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet with Santa Claus Appearance - HK$1,288+, Christmas Day Brunch and Dinner Buffet HK$1,288+
  • Cafe 103 and Lounge Bar Steiff Teddy Bear Festive Afternoon Tea - HK$548 for one HK$988 for two
  • Cafe 103 Christmas Eve Lunch and Dinner Buffet- HK$898 +

All prices are subject to 10% service charge, children prices also available

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Christmas Celebrations at the Upper House

Chrstmas Buffet at the Upper House

Upper House is part of the "House Collection" of Swire Hotels, a handful of uniquely designed small luxury properties that strive to provide a distinctive and highly individualised experience. The hotel is located above Pacific Place, this is one of the top shopping centres that go all out with their Christmas decorations and programmes, you have fantastic views and easy access to world-class shopping and dining, the Admiralty MTR station, and the business district.

Upper House kicks off the celebrations this festive season with an elegant set menu at Café Gray Deluxe and this is your last chance to enjoy the fabulous holiday spread at Cafe Gray Deluxe as it is closing its doors after over a decade of being at the heart of the city's dining scene. Its last day of service will be 31 December 2020.

  • Christmas Eve Dinner from HK$1,550 - HK$2,350, Kids menu á la carte from HK$190
  • Upper House also offers Private Dining Rooms on Christmas Eve - HK$30,000 minimum spending
  • Christmas Day Set Lunch and Dinner - HK$ 995 per person
  • Wine pairing and vegetarian menu options also available.

All prices subject to 10% service charge.

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Stories From The Tree at the Peninsula

Christmas Market Performance Peninsula Hotel

The Pen is the legendary "Grande Dame of the Far East" and oldest hotel in Hong Kong. Located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui this hotel is perfectly situated for shopping and taking in the Christmas lights. Service at the Peninsula is over the top, and come holiday time, it won't dissapoint.

This year, the magic of the season is brought to life with a signature theme, "Stories from the Tree." Six colourful character ornaments - including The Red Robin, the protagonist of this year's story, adorn the trees at all Peninsula Hotels around the world.

  • Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at the Peninsula: Complete with delicious celebratory menus and exclusive dining experiences, The Grande Dame's festive programme extends to each of the signature restaurants and bars: The Lobby, Gaddi's, Felix, Chesa, The Verandah, The Salisbury Room and Spring Moon. Each with a series of special menus and live performances including Carols by the Hong Kong Youth Choir, The Greeners' Sound Choir, Cantus 12 Choir and the Festive Chamber Choir, dancing with Gaddy's Band, Felix's Band and the Lobby Band
  • Christmas Eve Gala Dinner - from HK1,888 - HK$3,388, à la carte menu also available at Spring Moon, children from HK1,288+
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day Lunch, Brunch, Afternoon Tea, Set Dinners available
  • Festive Season Afternoon Tea and Carols HK$508

All prices are subject to 10% service charge. Advance reservation is required.

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A Magical White Christmas at the Harbour Grand Hong Kong

Christmas at the Intercontinental

Harbour Grand Hong Kong centrally located on Hong Kong Island, this multi-award-winning hotel boasts a 270-degree of the Victoria Harbour skyline. The hotel offers spacious guest rooms and suites suitable for both leisure and business travelers. The hotel is only 5 minutes walk from Fortress Hill MTR station.

A magical festive season begins once guests step into the splendid lobby of Harbour Grand Hong Kong with a magical snowfall and Christmas choir performance. Let your friends and family take pictures with Santa Claus under our 15-foot high shimmering crystal Christmas tree and the signature gigantic Swarovski chandelier.

Surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on 3 sides, Le 188° Restaurant & Lounge offers a 188-degree harbour view from the very top of the hotel which is one of the best spots to enjoy the coolest moments of the year while savouring festive delights. The open terrace provide fabulous harbour and city views.

To further enhance the festive joy, party favours are available for guests on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.

  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Harbour Grand Cafe, a luxurious feast with all the traditional treats. Christmas Yule Log, Roasted Stuffed Turkey, together with a wide selection of festive sweets, will be ready at the 80-feet long buffet station. From HK$768 per adult and HK$568 per child.
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Lunch Buffet at Harbour Grand Cafe from HK$588 per adult and HK$418 per child.
  • Christmas Eve 6-course set dinner at Le 188°, the Harbour Grand's signature restaurant which is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on 3 sides - HK 1,488 per person
  • Christmas Day 5-course set dinner at Le 188° - HK1,388
  • Champagne Package with canapés at HK$388 per person is also available on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day at Le 188°
  • Kwan Cheuk Heen has come up with two festive menus, including an abundance of Chinese delicacies, Christmas Eve dinner set menus start from HK$398 per person

All prices are subject to 10% service charge. Advance reservation is required.

›› Harbour Grand 2020 Christmas Programme
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Christmas Celebrations at the Marco Polo

Christmas Dinner at the Marco Polo

The Marco Polo offers a fantastic location in Harbour City, Hong Kong's largest shopping center of legendary Christmas displays fame. The hotel also offers superb views of the world's most dramatic waterfront and is one of our top picks for fireworks viewing if you are staying through New Year's.

For the holidays, get ready to unwrap a Christmas feast at Cucina with an Italian-style celebration, or spend an exhilarating night with the family at Cafe Marco which will be serving seasonal buffet specialties from around the globe, or simply book your table at the Lobby Lounge for a festive semi-buffet lunch or dinner.

The Christmas 2020 festive programme includes Italian celebrations at Cucina, Christmas Buffets at Cafe Marco, and festive lunches and dinners at the Lobby Lounge.

  • Christmas Eve Dinner will be served at the Marco Polo's 3 venues: Cucina, Cafe Marco and the Lobby Lounge - options from Dinner buffet to 6-course set Dinner from HK$728 - HK$1,388 for Adults, HK$528+ for children. Santa visits at Cafe Marco on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day offerings include Italian Brunches, Tea, Buffet and Set Lunches and Dinner specials

All prices subject to 10% service charge.

›› More Info on the Marco Polo FB Page
›› Holiday Season 2020 - 2021 at the Marco Polo
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Festive Season at Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong

Mandarin Oriental and Christmas Trees

The Mandarin is one of Hong Kong's legendary icons which opened in the early '60s. It enjoys that perfect location in the Central Business District and just steps from Statue Square where the city's Winterfest centrepiece stands every year.

The Mandarin Oriental will certainly offer an unforgettable celebration of holiday cheer and festive glamour. Their inspired festive menus offer traditional favourites alongside innovative treats, all prepared and served by an award-winning team.

This year, you can book a private dining experience at Michelin-starred Mandarin Grill + Bar or in the world's only Krug Room with your close friends and family.

  • A long-standing tradition of freshly roasted chestnuts, warm mulled wine, and homemade mince pies is back this holiday season at the Hotel Lobby December 24 and 25 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm. Roasted chestnuts at the Main Hotel Entrance and Chater Road from December 17 - 24, 2020 from 5:00pm to 8:00 pm.
  • Santa Claus will be making the rounds throughout the hotel on Christmas Eve (6:30 to 9:30pm) and Christmas Day (12:15 to 1:30pm and 6:30 to 9:30pm)
  • Christmas Eve Set Dinner at Mandarin Oriental Restaurants: The Connaught Room, Clipper Lounge, Café Causette, Pierre, Mandarin Grill + Bar, Man Wah, The Krug Room - many options from Buffet Dinners, 5- and 6-course Dinner inclusive of Dom Pérignon - from HK$1,188 - HK$3,288 adults, HK$528+ children.
  • Plenty of happenings on Christmas Day and Boxing Day including Brunch Buffets, Afternoon Teas and Dinner Buffets, 5-course lunches and dinners

All prices subject to 10% service charge. Advance reservation and prepayment required for most.

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