Best Christmas Hotels for Spending The Holidays in Hong Kong

Where to Stay, Eat, Drink and be merry this Holiday Season
Gearing up for Christmas at the Peninsula

Visiting Hong Kong during Christmas time is really a treat. Every corner of the territory will be oozing in lights, glitz, extravagant displays, holiday cheer, and... visitors.

Hong Kong is a magnet to tourists during this season and booking your hotel as soon as possible is a must for best chances at better rates and availability.

Hotels go all out for the celebrations with different themes and activities every year... 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 and entertainment, etc. There is plenty to choose from whether you are celebrating with friends and/or family and children.

Enchanting Nutcracker Festive Season 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 a Nutcracker Christmas Market in the lobby of the hotel, festive brunches and Teddy Bear afternoon tea, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinners, Brunches, Buffets, Parties and more.

  • Nutcracker Christmas Market at the Main Entrance Lobby offering a great selection of gifts, jewellery, gourmet items, accessories, fashionwear and more - December 7 - 8, 2018 - 11:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Christmas Eve "Naughty or Nice" Christmas Eve 5-course Set Dinner at Ozone with a guest appearance from Santa Claus - HK$758
  • "NUTCRACKERZ" Christmas Eve Party at Ozone - HK$390 including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
  • Christmas Eve 6-course Set Dinner at Tosca with Santa Claus appearance - HK$3,688 per guest
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day The Ritz-Carlton Teddy Bear Afternoon Tea at the Lounge & Bar HK$548
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at the Lounge & Bar with Santa Claus appearance - from HK$1,638 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, HK$808 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks
  • Christmas Eve 8-course Set Dinner at Tin Lung Heen with Santa Claus appearance - HK$2,028 per guest including a glass of Dom Pérignon Champagne
  • Christmas Eve lunch buffet at Cafe 103 - HK$808 per adult with free-flowing Cava, house white and red wine, orange juice and soft drinks and HK$478 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks
  • Christmas Eve and Day Nutcracker Afternoon Tea at Cafe 103 - HK488
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet with Santa Claus appearance at Cafe 103 - HK$1,438 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, house white and red wine, orange juice and soft drinks and HK$698 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks
  • Christmas Day Ultimate Dom Pérignon Brunch at Ozone - HK$1,598 per adult with free-flowing Dom Pérignon Champagne, children (3-12) HK$590, (13-17) HK888
  • Christmas Day Sky High Brunch Buffet on Level 102 with Santa Claus appearance - HK$1,388 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, children (3-12) HK$598, (13-17) HK698
  • Christmas Day 6-course Set Dinner a Tosca with Santa Claus appearance - HK$2,658 per guest
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at the Lounge & Bar with Santa Claus appearance - HK$1,568 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, HK$898 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks
  • Christmas Day Lunch Buffet at Cafe 103 with Santa Claus appearance - HK$1,058 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, house white and red wine, orange juice and soft drinks, HK$528 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet with Santa Claus appearance at Cafe 103 - HK$1,428 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, house white and red wine, orange juice and soft drinks and HK$698 per child with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks

All prices plus 10% service.

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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 a fabulous new family-style sharing menu where you can cosy-up fireside at the Sky Lounge.

  • Christmas Eve Dinner:
    4-course at HK$1,550 per person (6pm - 8pm)
    6-course at HK$2,350 per person (8:30pm – late)
  • Christmas Day Lunch and Dinner
    4-course at HK$ 995 per person
  • Limited á la carte menu also available for Christmas Day Dinner
  • Wine pairing and vegetarian menu options also available.
  • Family-Style Sharing Menu available from December 20 - 30, 2018 at Sky Lounge - Indulge in succulent roasts, delicious sides, sweet treats and a tipple or two from our wide selection of beverages and where the new 20L cask of barrel-aged cocktail awaits! - HK600 per person

All prices subject to 10% service charge.

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A Magical Peninsula Christmas

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.

The hotel's festive programme extends to each of the signature restaurants and bars, with a series of special menus to inspire magical seasonal moments.

  • A Christmas Night Market will be held outdoors in the hotel forecourt on Christmas Eve Monday 24 December, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, this European Christmas tradition will host festive stalls featuring traditional treats for hotel guests to enjoy.
  • Special "Teas of Hope" Afternoon Tea will be offered during the holiday season
  • Complete with delicious celebratory menus and exclusive dining experiences, The Grande Dame's festive programme is set to dazzle this holiday season.
  • Christmas Eve at the Peninsula:
    Afternoon Tea at The Lobby - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir - HK508, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Eve Lunch Buffet at The Verandah - Adults HK1,288, Children under 12 HK$888, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Eve Set Lunch at Spring Moon - Adults HK1,388 (or à la carte), Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at The Lobby - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir and dancing with Rhytm and Harmony - HK 1,988, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at The Verandah - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir Adults HK2,088, Children under 12 HK$1,288, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at Gaddi's - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir and dancing with the Gaddi's Band - HK 3,388, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at Felix - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir and dancing to SensationOn28 - HK 2,988, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at Chesa - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir - HK 1,888, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Eve Gala Dinner at Spring Moon - with Carols by Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir - HK 1,388 (or à la carte with minimum HK900) Dress: Elegant Attire
  • Christmas Day at the Peninsula:
    Afternoon Tea at The Lobby - with Carols by Hong Kong Youth Choir - HK508, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Buffet Lunch or Dinner at The Verandah - Adults HK1,488, Children under 12 HK$888, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Set Lunch at Spring Moon - Adults HK1,388 (or à la carte), Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Set Lunch at Chesa - Adults HK648, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Lunch at Gaddi's - HK 1,388, Dress: Business Casual
    Christmas Day Lunch or Dinner Buffet at The Salisbury Room - Featuring the Peninsula Jazz Trio - Adults HK1,488, Children under 12 HK$888, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Dinner at The Lobby - Dance to Rhytm and Harmony - HK 1,488, Dress: Smart Casual
    Christmas Day Dinner at Gaddi's - Dance to the Gaddi's Band - HK 2,188, Dress: Elegant Attire
    Christmas Day Dinner at Felix - with dancing to SensationOn28 - HK 1,488 - 1,988, Dress: Smart Casual

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

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Christmas Celebrations 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.

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.

Some of this year's festive programme offers:

  • On Christmas Eve, a 6-course set dinner with live entertainment at Le 188° at HK$1,688 per person features Mango crab roll with amur river caviar and lobster jelly and the choice of main course includes Turbot fish meuniere or Slow cook beef short ribs. The menu ends with a traditional sweet of Strawberry & Raspberry mascarpone cheese with strawberry ice cream.
  • To enhance the festive ambience, Champagne Package with canapés at HK$1,588 for 4 persons and HK$768 for 2 persons and Pinot Noir Package with canapés at HK$988 for 4 persons will be available at Le 188° on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Year's Eve.
  • The festive programme extends to each of the signature restaurants at the Harbour Grand, with Lunch and Dinner buffet and set dinners on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day starting at HK388 per person.

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

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Christmas Celebrations at the Intercontinental Hong Kong

Christmas at the Intercontinental

InterContinental Hong Kong, with its dramatic Kowloon waterfront location, always provides a spectacular setting for the holidays. Enjoy the breathtaking panoramic views of Hong Kong Island with its kaleidoscope of Christmas lights, as the dramatic backdrop for holiday dining in the five stylish restaurants and stunning Lobby Lounge.

This year, the hotel's fantastic holiday programme includes special Christmas Eve & Day and New Year's Eve & Day menus in all of the restaurants, a Festive Afternoon Tea in the Lobby Lounge... For kids, there will be a Gingerbread House Decorating Class... Christmas Carolers in the Lobby...

  • Festive Afternoon Tea at the Lobby Lounge - December 1, 2018 to January 1, 2019, HK$ 468 for one, HK$668 for 2
  • Hong Kong Ballet's Production of "The Nutcracker" at the Hong Kong Cultural Centre, just next to the hotel, patrons can enjoy 15% off food and beverage at all of the Intercontinental restaurants upon presentation of their HK Ballet ticket on the performance date. Various dates from December 14 - 26, offer does not apply December 24, 25
  • Children's Gingerbread Decorating Class - December 22, 2018 at THE STEAK HOUSE, HK$380 per child (5-11 years old)
  • Holiday Cheer with the Children's Christmas Choir at the Lobby Lounge - December 22 - 25, 2018 various times
  • Toast the holiday Season at 1-Michelin Star Rech by Alain Ducasse: "Champagne Wishes & Caviar Dreams" with Dom Pérignon 2009 & Kaviari Caviar - December 1 - 31, 2018 - HK$888
  • Christmas Eve 5-course Dinner at the Lobby Lounge - HK$1,388 per adult, HK$728 per child
  • Christmas Eve Brunch at Harbourside - HK$898 per adult with free-flowing Champagne & red wine, HK$848 with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks, HK$598 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at Harbourside - HK$1,588 adult, HK$1,118 child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Eve 8-course Dinner at NOBU - HK$1,588
  • Christmas Eve 6-course Dinner at Rech by Alain Ducasse - HK2,088, wine pairing HK888, 3 and 5-course lunch also available on Christmas Eve
  • Christmas Eve Festive Semi-Buffet Lunch at THE STEAK HOUSE - HK$898 per adult with free-flowing Champagne & red wine, HK$698 with free-flowing orange juice and soft drinks, HK$598 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Eve 4-course dinner at THE STEAK HOUSE - HK$1,888 per adult, HK$1,388 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Eve 8-course dinner at Yan To Heen - HK$1,988 per adult, HK$1,488 per child (ages 3-11), or á la carte
  • Christmas Day Semi-Buffet Lunch at THE STEAK HOUSE - HK$1,188 per adult with free-flowing Champagne & red wine OJ and soft drinks, HK$888 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Day 4-course Dinner at THE STEAK HOUSE - HK$1,788 per adult, HK$1,388 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Day Brunch at Harbourside - HK$1,588 per adult with free-flowing Champagne, HK$1,048 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Harbourside - HK$1,588 per adult, HK$1,118 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Day 5-course Lunch at NOBU - HK648 per adult, with free flowing champagne HK$848, HK$300 per child (ages 3-11)
  • Christmas Day 8-course Dinner at NOBU - HK1,588, or á la carte
  • Christmas Day 5-course Dinner at Rech by Alain Ducasse - HK1,988, 3 and 5-course lunch also available on Christmas Day
  • Christmas Day 8-course dinner at Yan To Heen - HK$1,988 per adult, HK$1,488 per child (ages 3-11), or á la carte

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

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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.

  • Christmas Eve Antipasti Semi-Buffet Lunch at Cucina - Adult HK588, Child HK308
  • Christmas Eve 6-course Italian Dinner at Cucina with Santa visit - HK1,288
  • Christmas Eve Lunch Buffet at Cafe Marco - Adult HK488, Child HK328
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at Cafe Marco with Santa visit - Adult HK808, Child HK488
  • Christmas Eve Semi-Buffet Lunch at the Lobby Lounge - HK$398
  • Christmas Eve Semi-Buffet Dinner at the Lobby Lounge with Santa visit and Christmas carol singing - HK$698
  • Christmas Day Brunch at Cucina with Santa visit - Adult HK588, with free-flow Bloody Marys or Bellinis add HK$140, Child HK308
  • Christmas Day 5-course Italian Dinner at Cucina with Santa visit - HK$1,188
  • Christmas Day Lunch Buffet at Cafe Marco with Santa visit - Adult HK528, Child HK338
  • Christmas Day Tea Buffet at Cafe Marco with Santa visit - Adult HK308, Senior HK$278 Child HK228
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at Cafe Marco - Adult HK808, Child HK488
  • Christmas Day Semi-Buffet Lunch at the Lobby Lounge with Santa visit- HK$498
  • Christmas Day Semi-Buffet Dinner at the Lobby Lounge with Santa visit- HK$698
  • Book before December 9, 2018 for 15% early bird savings

All prices subject to 10% service charge.

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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.

  • 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, Roasted chestnuts at the Main Hotel Entrance and Chater Road from December 18 - 24, 2018.
  • Festive Buffet at the Clipper Lounge from December 19 - 22, 2018
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at the Connaught Room with live entertainment - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,688 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Eve Lunch Buffet at the Clipper Lounge - HK568 adult, HK$348 child
  • Christmas Eve Afternoon Tea at the Clipper Lounge with Ballet Performance - HK448 adult, HK$598-HK$658 with champagne
  • Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet at the Clipper Lounge with live entertainment - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,688 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Eve set lunch at Cafe Causette - HK$428 - HK$498
  • Christmas Eve Afternoon Tea at Cafe Causette - HK448 adult, HK$598-HK$658 with champagne
  • Christmas Eve 4-course Dinner at Cafe Causette with live entertainment - HK$988, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Eve 5-course Dinner at Pierre with live entertainment - HK$3,288 includes glass of Dom Pérignon
  • Christmas Eve 5-course Dinner at the Mandarin Grill + Bar with live entertainment - HK$2,988 - HK$3,988 includes champagne
  • Christmas Eve 5-course Lunch at Man Wah - HK$988 includes glass of Dom Pérignon
  • Christmas Eve 6-course Dinner at Man Wah with live entertainment - HK$2,588 includes glass of Dom Pérignon
  • Christmas Eve lunch or dinner á la carte at the Krug Room and The Chinnery
  • Christmas Day Brunch Buffet at the Connaught Room - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,888 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at the Connaught Room with live entertainment - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,688 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day Brunch Buffet at the Clipper Lounge - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,888 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day Afternoon Tea at the Clipper Lounge with Ballet Performance - HK448 adult, HK$598-HK$658 with champagne
  • Christmas Day Dinner Buffet at the Clipper Lounge with live entertainment - HK1,288 adult, HK$1,688 with champagne and wine, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day Set Lunch at Cafe Causette - HK$428 - HK$498
  • Christmas Day Afternoon Tea at Cafe Causette - HK448 adult, HK$598-HK$658 with champagne
  • Christmas Day 4-course Dinner at Cafe Causette with live entertainment - HK$988, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day 5-course Lunch at Pierre - HK$2,188, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day 5-course Dinner at Pierre with live entertainment - HK$3,288 includes glass of Dom Pérignon
  • Christmas Day Roast at the Mandarin Grill + Bar - HK$2,588 with free flowing Ruinart Blanc de Blancs, HK$528 child
  • Christmas Day Set Dinner at the Mandarin Grill + Bar with live entertainment - HK$1,688 - HK$2,988
  • Christmas Day 5-course Lunch at Man Wah with live entertainment - HK$988 includes glass of Dom Pérignon
  • Christmas Day 6-course Dinner at Man Wah with live entertainment - HK$2,588 includes glass of Dom Pérignon

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

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