Guide: Where to Celebrate Christmas 2016 and New Year 2017

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( Take that much awaited break this Christmas and spend a sweet escape in hotels around the Metro. Bring the kids to a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus, watch a mesmerizing circus production, and come home to a relaxing staycation as you celebrate the holidays and ring in 2017. 



Take the kids to a meet-and-greet with Santa Claus at Uptown Mall on December 24 and 25, 5 p.m., at the Uptown Mall Atrium! Time to find who's been naughty and nice this year!


For more information, log on to Uptown Mall's Facebook page.



This Christmas, catch the first ever Le Grand Cirque at the Smart Araneta Coliseum, running from December 25 to January 3. Feel the thrill of death-defying stunts in a spectacular show that families can enjoy this Yuletide season. Direct from Las Vegas and touted as the greatest show in town, Le Grand Cirque promises to give high-octane family entertainment with its mesmerizing display of impossible feats of agility and strength. Ticket prices start at P150.


For ticket inquiries or reservations, call 911-5555.



Christmas just got even merrier as kids and kids-at-heart can Meet and Greet Santa Claus from December 22 to 24 at the Ground Level Lobby at Estancia. Catch him for a festive storytelling afternoon!


For more information, log on to Estancia's Facebook page.



An Italian Christmas celebration awaits everyone at the Venice Grand Canal! Catch the first ever Grand Venetian Christmas Parade, Parata di Natale, on December 25. Magical performances and exciting surprises are in store for everyone this Christmas! 


For more information, log on to Venice Grand Canal's Facebook page.




Bid 2016 farewell with Azumi Boutique Hotel's New Year's package for P3,800++ for a Queen Room with buffet breakfast for two at Romulo's Cafe and a P1,000 Nail Spa voucher. Reserve a room and welcome the new year in comfort and style.


Azumi Boutique Hotel is at 2205 Market Street, Cupang, Muntinlupa City. For more information, call 869-9888.



Book your holiday staycation at Conrad Manila and enjoy complimentary breakfast for two, complimentary Internet access, and 10% off your total food bill at Brasserie on 3 for lunch or dinner. Rates start at P10,300 net for an overnight stay at a Deluxe Room. Stay for two nights and get 50% off your second night.


Conrad Manila is at Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay City. For inquiries and reservations, call 683-3995.



Make a dash to experience Dusit Thani Manila’s holiday room package. Rates start at P5,000++, which includes buffet breakfast for two adults and two children, 20% discount on food and beverage outlets, 20% discount at the Devarana Spa, a Christmas treat on the first night, and other standard amenities.


Dusit Thani Manila is at Theater Drive, Ayala Center, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 238-8888.



It's time to create that perfect holiday mood at F1 Hotel. The Christmas Room Package is priced at P6,200 net, inclusive of overnight room accommodation, buffet breakfast for two, late check-out, and other standard amenities. 


F1 Hotel is at 32nd Street, Bonifacio Global City. For inquiries and reservations, call 908-7888.



Experience a blissful retreat this holiday season at Makati Shangri-La. Room packages start at P7,900 net, inclusive of overnight room accommodation, complimentary themed welcome treat, one complimentary Ayala Museum day pass per stay, one raffle entry to get a chance to win a Pandora gift set or Philip Stein bracelet, discount vouchers from Pandora and Philip Stein, complimentary breakfast for two adults and two kids, and other standard amenities. 



Makati Shangri-La is at Makati Avenue corner Ayala Avenue, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 395-3356.



Make your Christmas even more unforgettable and extra special at Manila Hotel! Book any of the hotel's Christmas Village Room Packages and spend a fun-filled day at Parsons Street. Take a stroll around the Christmas Village and experience a one of a kind holiday season! Stay in a Superior Deluxe Room for P7,317++ per night and enjoy buffet breakfast for two and two Christmas Village meal vouchers with lots of Christmas goodies, and other standard amenities.


Manila Hotel is at One Rizal Park, Manila. For inquiries or reservations, call 527-0011 local 1176 to 1179.



Enjoy enticing benefits when you stay with Marco Polo Ortigas during this joyous season! Celebrate with buffet breakfast for two, check-in and late check-out, up to 20% off on dining at the hotel restaurants, and other standard amenities. Stay for three consecutive nights or more to enjoy the same benefits and a room upgrade. 


Marco Polo is at Meralco Avenue and Sapphire Street, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For inquiries or reservations, call 720-7777.



New World Makati Hotel's holiday package comes with buffet breakfast for two, Christmas treats, two movie passes to Ayala Cinemas, a bottle of wine, and other standard amenities. The superior room starts at P5,400 per night, while the deluxe room is at P6,400 per night. Suites start at P14,000 for the Director Suite.

New World Makati is at Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 811-6888.




Make Discovery Primea your home this festive season! With rates starting at P8,000++, enjoy daily gourmet breakfast, 15% off on food and beverage, complimentary KidZania tickets for two (for those staying for at least two nights), and other standard amenities. 


Discovery Primea is at 6749 Ayala Avenue, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 955-8888 or 988 2988.



Discover a new haven for the holidays at Somerset Alabang Manila! Stay in the Studio Premier for P4,840 net or the One Bedroom Deluxe for P5,203 and enjoy daily breakfast for two and complimentary use of recreational facilities.


Somerset Alabang Manila is at Spectrum Midway, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. For inquiries or reservations, call 550-3200.



Ready to say goodbye to 2016? End the year in style at The Bellevue Manila! Book the Year-end Escape package and enjoy a three-day-two-night stay while luxuriating in fine amenities for P16,700 net. It also comes with two tickets to the New Year Countdown at Vue Bar on December 31 and a P500 voucher on any chargeable product and service.


The Bellevue Manila is at North Bridgeway, Filinvest City, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. For inquiries or reservations, call 771-8181.



Have a dazzling time at Discovery Suites, with their holiday package that comes with breakfast buffet for two, hot cocoa and Christmas cookies at turndown, use of swimming pool and Balance Lifestyle Fitness Club, and other standard amenities. The Junior Serendipity Suite starts at P4,000++, while you can also opt for the Three Bedroom Serendipity Suite for the whole gang at P12,800++.


Discovery Suites is at 25 ADB Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For inquiries or reservations, call 719-8888.




Guests staying with Hyatt City of Dreams during the holiday season are bound to experience an extra memorable year-ender with buffet breakfast for two at the Café and a special Christmas amenity. Holiday room packages start at P6,888++ per night with a minimum stay of two nights. 


Hyatt City of Dreams is at Belle Avenue, City of Dreams Manila, Entertainment City, Parañaque City. For inquiries or reservations, call 691-1234.



Christmas has come early this year! Make merry memories with your loved-ones at Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center Manila for a very merry rate! Book the Studio Executive Suite for P5,800 net or the One Bedroom Suite for P6,800 net. Each package comes with breakfast for two and use of standard amenities. 


Oakwood Premier Joy-Nostalg Center Manila is at 17 ADB Avenue, San Antonio, Pasig City. For inquiries or reservations, call 637-7888.



Spend the New Year in style and welcome 2017 at The Peninsula Manila. Book a two-night stay in any of the hotel's spacious guestrooms and receive tickets to the hotel's grand Oscar's Night New Year's Eve Gala at The Lobby. The package includes dinner for two at Oscar’s Night on December 31, flexible check-in and check-out, daily buffet breakfast at Escolta for two adults and two children, and use of other standard amenities. 


The Peninsula Manila is at Makati Avenue corner Ayala Avenue, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 887-2888.



Welcome 2017 with a bang at Acacia Hotel Manila! For P5,999++, book an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room with buffet breakfast for two, two glasses of champagne for the New Year’s Countdown Party at the Grand Acacia Ballroom with access to the Balloon Drop, and amazing views of the city's fireworks at midnight. For P9,999++, enjoy the same inclusions and two tickets to the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at the Grand Acacia Ballroom.



Acacia Hotel Manila is at Commerce Avenue, Alabang, Muntinlupa City. For inquiries or reservations, call 588-5888.



Come home to Aruga by Rockwell this holiday season! With rates starting at P9,400 net, you can stay in one of its lavish serviced residences with a choice of an in-room massage or high tea for two, and a gift certificate from Marketplace by Rustan's.


Aruga by Rockwell is at Waterfront Drive, Rockwell Center, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 818-0000.



Set foot at your home in Makati Diamond Resdiences for the holidays whether for business or leisure. Book a Studio Room for P6,500 net per night or a One Bedroom Suite for P8,500 net per night. Your stay comes with breakfast buffet for two persons at Alfred, complimentary mini bar, use of TWG Tea in-room, complimentary Toby's Estate coffee at Baked, complimentary personal training sessions at the gym from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m., and complimentary daily TRX classes from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m.


Makati Diamond Residences is at 118 Legazpi Street, Legazpi Village, Makati City. For inquires or reservations, call 317-0999.



Let this be a season of love and good cheer at Midas Hotel and Casino. Stay in a Deluxe room for P5,000 net or an Executive room at P6,000 net. Each package includes complimentary buffet breakfast for two and use of other standard amenities. For New Year's Eve, book the Deluxe room for P9,800 net or the Executive room for P11,300 net and dance the night away with pass-around cocktails and entertainment at the Lobby Lounge for the traditional New Year’s Eve countdown party. Make it a perfect gathering with family and friends over a sumptuous New Year’s Eve dinner buffet for two at Midas Café for free.



Midas Hotel and Casino is at 2702 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City. For inquiries or reservations, call 902-0100.



Gather up your loved ones this holiday season! Stay at Novotel Manila for Christmas and enjoy rates starting at P5,500 net, inclusive of an overnight stay and buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids. For additional P1,500 net, you can avail of the buffet dinner at Food Exchange Manila for two.


Novotel Manila is at General Aguinaldo Avenue, Cubao, Quezon City. For inquiries or reservations, call 990-7888.



Spend the festive break at Shangri-La at the Fort, where you can relax in style. For P9,100, enjoy an accommodation in a Deluxe Room, family buffet breakfast, shopping privileges at selected shops within the hotel, and use of other standard amenitiies. The Deluxe Room starts at P20,170, including dinner at High Street Cafe for two, access to the hotel's New Year's Eve Countdown Party at Samba, buffet breakfast for two, special privileges from selected shops in the retail arcade, and use of other standard amenities.


Shangri-La at the Fort is at 30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City. For inquires or reservations, call 395-3356.



At Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria, your overnight stay will be inclusive of buffet breakfast for two, the Christmas Sweet Platter, Kiddie Playpack, and two passes to Kidzooona for P6,499 net for a Deluxe Room or P7,999 net for a Club Deluxe Room. Guests can also stay for two nights and enjoy 50% off on the second night. Stay for three nights and get 50% off on the second night and two free Bar 150 cocktails on the third night. 



Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria is at Ortigas Avenue corner Asian Development Bank Avenue, Ortigas Center, Quezon City. For inquiries or reservations, call 633-7222.



Diamond Hotel’s Yuletide Season Room Package starts at P5,800 net, which includes an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room and buffet breakfast for two. Check in for a minimum of two nights and you are entitled to a rate of P5,500 net per night, which includes a buffet breakfast for two.

Welcome the new year with the Year-End Weekend Room Package at P7,500 net in a Deluxe Room, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two. Get the New Year's Eve Room Package with dinner for two at the rate of P12,300 net in a Deluxe Room, which includes a New Year’s Eve Dinner Buffet for two at Corniche and access to the New Year's Countdown Party.


The hotel's New Year Getaway Room Package, valid from January 2 to 15, 2017, features the Deluxe Room for a special price of P5,800 net per night with buffet breakfast for two. Stay for a minimum of two nights and enjoy the rate of  P5,500 net per night which is inclusive of a buffet breakfast for two. 


Diamond Hotel is at Quintos Street, Ermita, Manila. For inquiries or reservations, call 528-3000.



Celebrate the season and be at the center of the action with Eastwood Richmonde Hotel’s holiday packages. Book a room with rates starting at P5,750 net with buffet breakfast for two. On December 25, rates are at P7,910 net, inclusive of breakfast buffet and a choice of Christmas Eve dinner buffet or Christmas Day lunch buffet for two.



Eastwood Richmonde Hotel is at 17 Orchard Road, Eastwood City, Bagumbayan, Libis, Quezon City. For inquiries or reservations, call 570-7777.



Feel the warmth of the season at Holiday Inn Manila Galleria for P5,499 net with the Home for the Holidays package. Enjoy a family bonding experience with an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room, buffet breakfast for two, a Christmas sweet platter, Kids Welcome Pack, and two passes to Kidzooona. Stay for two nights and avail the second night at 50% off. Stay for three nights, enjoy the second night at 50% off, and get two free Bar150 cocktails on your third night and two tickets to the Glitz and Glam New Year Revelry.


Holiday Inn Manila Galleria is at One Asian Development Bank Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For inquiries or reservations, call 633-7111.



A wonderful Holiday staycation awaits you and your family this Christmas season at Nobu Hotel! A two-night stay is priced at P17,000 net. The package includes two-night accommodation, breakfast buffet, and DreamPlay passes for two adults and two children.


Nobu Hotel is at Ciity of Dreams, Aseana Avenue, Parañaque City. For inquiries or reservations, call 800-8080.



This Christmas, New World Manila Bay Hotel welcomes you home. The Holiday Stay by the Bay package includes complimentary buffet breakfast for two, 15% off on all massage services, 30% off in all dining outlets, a special in-room Christmas gift, and use of other standard amenities. Rates are at P4,800++ for the Superior Room, P7,800++ for the Residence Club Superior Room, and P9,800++ for the Premier Bayview Suite.



New World Manila Bay Hotel is at 1588 Pedro Gil corner M.H. Del Pilar Street, Manila. For inquiries or reservations, call 252-6888.



Have a Merry Christmas at The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences! Spend holidays at the city that makes it all happen. Avail any of the Christmas packages for your first night and get 20% discount on your second night. Rates are at P5,800 net for the Malaga and Madrid Studio, P7,300 net for the Andalusia Premiere Studio, P7,800 net for the Barcelona and Montparnasse Suite, and P11,800 net for The Picasso Loft.


The Picasso Boutique Serviced Residences is at 119 L.P. Leviste Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City. For inquiries or reservations, call 828-4774.



Check off your list of things to do this season at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas! Book a room with rates starting at P5,500 net, inclusive of room accommodation, Christmas Eve dinner buffet, and breakfast buffet for two. On New Year's Eve, enjoy the same package for P5,800 net, which includes tickets to the Countdown Party, or for P6,500 net, which includes New Year's Eve dinner buffet.


Richmonde Hotel Ortigas is at 21 San Miguel Avenue, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. For inquiries or reservations, call 638-7777.



Celebrate the holiday season with Belmont Hotel's merry staycation treats. Book a Superior Room for P6,200 net, a Deluxe Room for P6,900 net, a Family Superior for P10,200 net, or a Family Deluxe for P10,900 net. Each package includes overnight accommodation, breakfast buffet, and use of other standard amenities. Stay for the New Year celebrations and stay in the Superior Room for P14,820 net or the Deluxe Room for P15,920 net, inclusive of two-night accommodation, breakfast buffet, two bottles of Rafa wine, and New Year's Eve dinner.



Belmont Hotel is at Newport Boulevard, Newport City, Pasay City. For inquiries or reservations, call 318-8888.

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