Hong Kong Staycations For Chinese New Year & Valentine’s Day
With the Chinese New Year and Valentine’s Day falling over the same long weekend, there is no excuse to not go extra in your merry-making plans this year.
Ring in the Year of the Ox whilst unwinding, indulging in luscious food and you’ve snagged yourself a winner! Scroll through our list of the top hotels for a staycation in Hong Kong to make your Lunar New Year break a memorable one.
1. The Hari Hong Kong
The newest addition to Hong Kong’s bevy of luxury hotels, The Hari, which opened just a month back, is already proving itself to be the dining destination of the city.
The hotel is offering two romantic Valentine’s Day packages – ‘Rom-Coms’, and ‘Chill and Romance in Style’ – for couples fancying a luxurious yet charming staycation.
If the swanky interiors and the crisp air of this upscale hotel is not enough to impress you, The Hari has crafted a unique in-room cocktail experience – a trained mixologist will come to your room and shake-up a world-class cocktail of your choice. Does it get any more luxurious and special than this?
For more details, visit thehari.com.
2. Mandarin Oriental
Classic, elegant, timeless with world-class hospitality. A staycation at the Mandarin is truly decadent, a break which will help you rejuvenate, regroup and recharge.
With handcrafted decor details, and opulent interiors brimming with Oriental influences, there is no better way to celebrate the biggest festival of the year than a stay at the Mandarin. Owing to the current COVID-19 restrictions, the pool, award-winning spa and the gym at MO are shut, but the team have thoughtfully tailored an array of activities to keep the guests marvelling in its magic.
Shell out HKD 4,200 for a bespoke ‘Hong Kong Staycation’ package which includes a luxe accommodation with unobstructed views of the Hong Kong skyline, a breakfast buffet and vouchers of HKD 1,000 which can be used for dining in any of their 10 restaurants and bars.
For more details, visit mandarinoriental.com.
3. The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong
The hotel is offering the ‘Bring It Ox’ deal for the Lunar New Year and a special ‘520 I Love You’ package for Valentine’s Day – both exude luxury and class, away from the clutter of the city, yet connected enough to give you a quick access to all splendours of Hong Kong.
Ring in the CNY with the ‘Bring It Ox’ package, gift your loved ones a five-star accommodation in the Deluxe Room, a bottle of the finest bubbly as your welcome drink, breakfast buffet for two and a lavish four-course dinner at the Lounge & Bar, sensational views served on the side.
In the mood to book your staycation for two or more nights? The hotel will upgrade you to their Deluxe Victoria Harbour Room, pack a thoughtful picnic basket for two and offer a grand CNY-themed high tea at the upscale Cafe 103.
The Valentine’s Day package will be one big Instagram party for your feed! Not only will you be treated to a delectable breakfast buffet for two but the first ten confirmed bookings will also be given a grand photoshoot in the hotel premises by a professional photographer!
For more details, visit Ritz-Carlton.com
4. Rosewood Hong Kong
A personal butler, an infinity pool, impeccable hospitality, luxurious amenities and drool-worthy views make a stay at the Rosewood one of the poshest experiences in the city.
If budget is not a constraint (it’s the most auspicious time of the year, after all!), a staycation at Rosewood is the ultimate splurge!
The ‘Spring Festival Stay’ package includes a complimentary third night stay with every two nights booked. The deal is inclusive of some special in-room amenities, a breakfast buffet at the Holt’s Cafe and a KLUB 11 Gold Card to be used for a shopping spree at K11 Musea. The Chinese tea-making workshop by tea master Alan Leung is the most sought after.
Book the deal ‘Romance at Rosewood’ between February 12th and 14th and spoil your love with complimentary gourmet delights, a flower bucket by Blooms & Blossoms, a K11 shopping voucher and an intimate in-room breakfast spread.
For more details, visit Rosewoodhotels.com
5. The Peninsula Hong Kong
Indulge in the colonial grandiose of an era bygone. Unparalleled hospitality and the finest of amenities are on offer with a stay at The Peninsula.
Established in 1928, often called the ‘Grande Dame of the Far East’, The Peninsula is truly a five-star experience with its elegant decor, glamorous antiques and historical artefacts.
The hotel has crafted several ‘journeys’ for ringing in the Valentine’s Day and Chinese New Year celebrations – the most sought after being the ‘Ox-picious Journey’ package. It’s an indulgent deal inclusive of a stay at the Deluxe Room with prime views of the city skyline, a fancy breakfast for two, one-way Limousine transfer and HKD 688 dining credit plus some more attractive freebies.
For more details, visit peninsula.com
6. Artus K11
Unwind in the uber polished air of the Artus, an ‘Artisanal Home’ concept with an ultra-luxurious residential experience, located on top of K-11 Musea.
For most of us a complete renunciation of the Hong Kong life is not possible, but a temporary retreat in this private, indulgent abode will do pretty much the same -relax and recharge your soul.
The design is a real feat here – 287 suites spread on 14 floors and somehow each has its own wraparound balcony offering sweeping views of the sea. Romantic getaways or creative, leisurely experiences, a staycation at the Artus comes with a cocktail making session with renowned mixologists, world-class drinks with the most idyllic views in the city, and a tantalising high tea experience amongst others.
For more details, visit Artus.com.hk