HONG KONG, China—Reported by Elite Traveler, the private jet lifestyle magazine
Steaming mulled wine, roasted chestnuts, children’s ballet performances, a visit from Santa Claus and a festive chamber choir will all but make Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong the new North Pole this holiday season. Award-winning restaurants, luxurious suites, and legendary service, along with a magical array of decorations, are sure to create an unwrap-able but treasured experience.
The holiday season in Hong Kong is an unforgettable time, featuring glittering WinterFest lights surrounding the city and Victoria Harbour, ‘The Nutcracker’ ballet and a special Hong Kong Winter Wonderland offering ice skating, thrilling rides, attractions and so much more. Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, located in the heart of Central, has created a series of special overnight stays to celebrate this special time of year.
The Festive Family Celebration is ideal for those traveling with the family. Book a luxurious suite within the hotel and receive a complimentary room for the children. Tasty homemade festive treats, daily breakfast and a late check-out at 4 p.m. are included within this package. The children’s room will be prepared with all the luxurious extras families could want, from cots for babies to Wii and X-Box game consoles for teenagers, and a wide selection of family DVDs. Meanwhile the Festive Treats package allows friends and loved ones to enjoy a special stay over this festive season with an upgrade on arrival, tasty festive treats and a bottle of sparkling white wine within the room. Stroll out for breakfast and a late check-out at 4 p.m.
Accent your holiday stay with a Michelin-starred meal at Pierre, where the drama of spectacular harbour views is combined with innovative French gourmet dinner menus by Pierre Gagnaire, or Mandarin Grill + Bar for the season’s best traditional dishes with a dash of progressive gastronomy. Afterwards, make sure to digest in the hotel’s elegant Connaught Room will be transformed with festive decorations, making it the ideal location for family gatherings.
Mandarin Hong Kong even has your last-second gift needs covered with their Christmas Hampers. These distinctive and renowned hampers brim with festive goodies, from Christmas stollen and biscuits to the famed rose petal jam and XO sauce. Alternatively, guests can select one of the luxurious spa hampers that will allow them to bring a calming, restorative air to the busy season.