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.

Endearing 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 Nutcracker and 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:

  • "The Great Gatsby" Christmas Eve Party at Ozone - HK$290 including a glass of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
  • Christmas Eve and Christmas Day Dinner at the hotel's many restaurants with Santa Appearance: Lounge & Bar, Cafe 103, Tosca, Tin Lung Heen. Many options from Buffet Dinners to 8-course Set Dinners. Prices from HK1,488 - HK2,088 adults, HK728+ children
  • Champagne Lunches, Afternoon Teas, Brunches also available throughout the holidays

All prices are subject to 10% service charge.

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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 from HK$1,550 - HK$2,350, Kids menu á la carte from HK$190
  • Christmas Day Set Lunch and Dinner - HK$ 995 per person
  • Limited á la carte menu also available for Christmas Day Dinner
  • Wine pairing and vegetarian menu options also available.
  • Cafe Gray Family at Sky Lounge for groups of 12 or more - Family-Style Sharing Menu: Indulge in succulent roasts, delicious sides, sweet treats and a tipple or two from a wide selection of beverages - HK600 per person

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 Gingerbread Man, 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 Chinese University of Hong Kong Alumni Choir, tunes and dancing to Rhythm and Harmony, Gaddy's Band, SensationOn28, and Spring Moon Band. Adults HK$1,988 - HK$
  • Christmas Eve Gala Dinner - from HK1,988 - 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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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:

  • Christmas Eve 6-course set dinner with live entertainment at Le 188°, the Harbour Grand's signature restaurant which is surrounded by floor-to-ceiling windows on 3 sides - HK 1,688 per person
  • Christmas Day 5-course set dinner at Le 188° - HK1,488
  • 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$1,088 for 4 persons will be available at Le 188°
  • The festive programme extends to each of the signature restaurants at the Harbour Grand, including the Harbour Grand Café and Kwan Cheuk Heen, with Lunch and Dinner buffet and set dinners on Christmas starting at HK398 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 and Cocktails at the Lobby Lounge throughout December HK$498+
  • Holiday Cheer with the Children's Christmas Choir at the Lobby Lounge - December 23 - 25, 2019 various times
  • Christmas Eve Dinner at the Lobby Lounge, Harbourside, NOBU, The Steakhouse, Yan Toh Heen, Rech by Alain Ducasse - many options from buffet to 8-course Dinners from HK$1,388 - HK$2,088 per adult, HK$728+ per child, à la carte at Lobby Lounge HK$380 minimum charge
  • 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 20 - 29, offer does not apply December 25
  • Lots of offerings on Christmas Day and Boxing Day from Brunches, Teas, Lunch and Dinner Buffets, 5-course Dinner, etc.

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 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$698 - HK$1,388 for Adults, HK$508+ for children.
  • Christmas Day and Boxing Day offerings include Italian Brunches, Tea, Buffet and Set Lunches and Dinner specials

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 17 - 24, 2019.
  • 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$1,088 - 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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