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The Ultimate List: 16 Fabulous Hotel Offerings To Kick Off the New Year with a Bang

The Peninsula Manila

What to look forward to:

“Havana Nights” Gala Ball and Dinner at The Lobby on Dec. 31

  • Rate: P9,850++ (with a Champagne cocktail), P6,650++ (children under 12)

Brunch and dinner buffet at Escolta on Dec. 31

  • Brunch rate: P3,950++ (with free-flowing Champagne), P3,300++ (adults), P1,400++ (children under 12)
  • Dinner rate: P4,800++ (with a glass of Champagne), P4,100++ (adults), P1,950++ (children under 12)

Old Manila’s 5-course set dinner menu on Dec. 31

  • Rate: P8,200++ (with wine pairing), P6,400++ (without wine)

Madame Ning’s New Year’s Eve Party at Salon de Ning on Dec. 31

  • Rate: P2,500 nett with a selected open bar

Breakfast buffet and New Year’s Day Dinner at Escolta on Jan. 1

  • Rate: P1,500++ (adults), P850++ (children under 12), for breakfast
  • Rate: P2,800++ (adults), P1,400++ (children under 12), for dinner

Afternoon tea buffet at The Upper Lobby on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

  • Rate: P1,650++ (adults), P825++ (children under 12)

Breakfast buffet at The Lobby on Jan. 1

  • Rate: P1,500++ (adults) and P850++ (children under 12), P6,650++ (children under 12)

À la Carte Lunch and Dinner Menu at Spices on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

  •  Rate: P1,900++ (adults), P950++ (children under 12)

New Year’s Day Roast at Spices on Jan. 1

  • Rate: P3,450* (with a glass of Champagne), P2,800* (adults), P1,400* (children under 12)
Corner of Ayala and Makati Avenues, Makati City, (02) 887-2888, ext. 6694 (Restaurant Reservations), email or visit

Discovery Primea

What to look forward to:

Tapenade’s Midday Menu lunch set, all season long

  • Rate: P980 and P1,480 (with an upgrade to include guilt-free indulgence from the Salad Room)

An evening of unlimited Spanish tapas and open bar at Gilarmi Lounge

  • Rate: P2,200

A choice between a five-course (first seating) and seven-course (second seating) experience at FLAME on New Year’s Eve

  • Rate: P5,000 and P6,500 respectively
6749 Ayala Avenue, Makati City, (02) 955-8888 or email



Raffles and Fairmont Makati

What to look forward to:

Mireio’s 5-course set menu, and New Year’s Day brunch

  • Rate: P6,350 (5-course with Champagne), P1,980 (brunch); holiday themed cocktail at P395; P2,000 (New Year’s Eve party at Mireio Terrace)

Spectrum’s all-time holiday favorites

  • Rate: P3,250 per person (dinner buffet); P2,850 per person (brunch); P2,500 per person (dinner)
1 Makati Avenue, Makati City, (02) 795-1840



Shangri-La at the Fort, Manila

What to look forward to:

High Street Café’s New Year’s Eve dinner buffet and New Year’s Day lunch buffet

  • Rate: P4,500 nett per person, inclusive of an alcoholic beverage package (dinner); P3,200 nett, inclusive of a non-alcoholic beverage package (lunch).

High Street Lounge’s New Year’s Eve countdown party, featuring a special buffet spread of artisan cheeses, premium charcuterie, hot appetizers, and a carving station.

  • Rate: P4,500 nett per person, with a free flow of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage

Raging Bull Chophouse & Bar’s 4-course New Year’s Eve dinner set

  • Rate: P5,000 nett per person

Samba’s selection of fresh and flavorful dishes prepared by Peruvian Chef Carlo Huerta

  • Rate: P3,350 per person (Dec. 31); P1,900 per person (lunch, Jan. 1); P6,000 (cabana dinner package, which includes a 6-course menu and a bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne for a minimum of two persons
30th Street corner 5th Avenue, Bonifacio Global City, Taguig, (02) 820-0888, email, or refer to dining offers on


Edsa Shangri-La, Manila

What to look forward to:

HEAT’s yuletide spread of international dishes and all-time traditional Filipino favorites on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1, plus a midnight buffet for Media Noche

  • Rate: Starts at P2,200 nett per person

Senju’s array of authentic Japanese specialties and festive buffet on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

  • Rate: Starts at P2,200 nett per person.

Summer Palace’s festive 8-course Chinese menu on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

  • Rate: Starts at P25,858 nett (good for 10 persons)

Paparazzi’s 4-course Italian lunch or dinner on Jan. 1 and 5-course dinner on New Year’s Eve

  • Rate: Starts at P3,500 nett (4-course), P3,850 nett (5-course)

A plated holiday meal inclusive of an appetizer and dessert buffet with two glasses of champagne and free flowing non-alcoholic beverages is served at the Lobby Lounge, accompanied by live band performances.

  • Rate: P5,500 nett
1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City,(02) 633-8888, email or visit



Marco Polo Ortigas Manila

What to look forward to: Cucina’s all-time favorite classics like festive roasts and other indulgent dishes

  • Rate: Starts at P2,250 nett per person; children ages 6 and below get to eat for free, while children ages 7 to 12 years old are charged half the price.
1600 Meralco Avenue, San Antonio, Pasig, (02) 720-7777 or email 


City of Dreams

What to look forward to:

Crystal Dragon’s two delectable 5-course Christmas set menus

  • Rates: P1,988++ and P2,388++ respectively, offered for the whole month of December.

Southeast Asian cuisine at Red Ginger. A limited-time holiday a la carte selection is available until Dec. 31.

A sumptuous barbecue buffet spread featuring grilled dishes and a variety of Eastern and Western dishes at Wave restaurant for Sundays dinners.

Aseana Avenue corner Macapagal Avenue, Entertainment City, Roxas Boulevard, ParanaqueCity, (02) 800-8080, email, or visit  


Sofitel Philippine Plaza

What to look forward to:

The lavish feast presented by Spiral’s 21 dining ateliers

  • Rate: P7,599 nett per person (New Year’s Eve Dinner, featuring a glass of champagne and the music of The Voice Philippines’ Hans Dimayuga and Ramonne Rodriquez); P4,215 nett per person (New Year’s Day Brunch, featuring free-flowing French sparkling wine)

A Mediterranean themed New Year countdown dubbed “Saint-Tropez Soirée,” featuring sumptuous gastronomic offers, live musical entertainment, and exciting raffle prizes on Dec. 31 at the Grand Plaza Ballroom. Discerning palates will be treated to colorful and traditional French specialties including Lobster Thermidor, Foie Gras, Salt-crusted Sea Bass, and signature desserts like Tarte Tropézienne, Choux a la Crème, and Éclair.

  • Rate: P5,200 nett per person, with free-flowing drinks

 After party at Le Bar, featuring New Year cocktail, shooters, a selection of fine French wines, and the latest electronic dance music hits from DJ Skratchmark

  • Rate: P500++ per person (after-party tickets). Cover charges apply.
CCP Complex, Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City,(02) 832-6988 or email ?



Conrad Manila

What to look forward to:

C Lounge showcases flavorful menu options, best eaten alongside creative cocktail creations and exquisite wine pairings. The revelry showcases front row seats by the bay for an uninterrupted view of the dazzling fireworks display and a special countdown performance by Red Picasso.

  • Rate: P1,000 nett, entrance per person, inclusive of one beverage. Limited al fresco seating is also available at P30,000 nett for a maximum of six persons.
Seaside Boulevard, Coral Way, Pasay, (02) 833-9999 or email



Hotel Jen

What to look forward to:

Latitude’s festive buffet with stuffed turkey, glazed ham, lechon, classic yule log cakes, and more.

  • Rate: Starts from P1,400 nett per person (lunch buffet from Dec. 26 to 31); P1,600 nett per person (holiday dinner buffet from Dec. 26 to 30 and on Jan. 1)

A spectacular countdown party at Windows by the Bay on Dec. 31

  • Rate: P3,000 nett per person, inclusive of unlimited cocktails and light bites, and a glass of sparkling wine for the countdown toast.

New Year Party at Lobby Lounge

  • Rate: P988 nett per person inclusive of 2 cocktail drinks, a pica-pica platter, and a glass of sparkling wine.
3001 Roxas Boulevard, Pasay City, (02) 795-8888 or email



Diamond Hotel Manila

What to look forward to:

Corniche Buffet’s elegant New Year’s Eve feast

  • Rate: P3,580 nett per person, which includes a glass of Cava, party favors, and access to the New Year Countdown Party with live entertainment by the Infinite Band and Yellow Lane Band. Plus, you will get a chance to win roundtrip airline tickets for two to Davao.

Yurakuen’s savory Japanese Dinner Set Menu

  • Rate: P2,980 nett per person, which includes Cava and acoustic duo for entertainment

Jamon and Wine Pairing Dinner at Lobby Lounge

  • Rate: P1,180 nett per person

Enjoy the midnight buffet spread and party the night away at the Mezzanine Area

  • Rate: P880 nett per person

Cocktails and barbecue with a festive al fresco vibe at the Poolside Bar

  • Rate: P750 nett per person

Have your fill of antipasti and tapas with a glass of standard drink and live entertainment by Maria’s Project at Bar 27

  • Rate: P2,800 nett per person. Buy your tickets to the Bar 27 New Year’s Eve party at at 50% off until Dec. 29.
Roxas Boulevard corner Dr. J. Quintos Street, Manila, (02)528-3000 ext. 1121


Manila Pavilion Hotel and Casino

What to look forward to: Seasons’ carefully selected lineup of gourmet cuisines for New Year’s Eve Dinner and Countdown (Dec. 31)

  • Rate: P1,200 nett
United Nations Avenue corner Ma. Orosa Street, Ermita, Manila, (02) 526-1212



Waterfront Cebu City Hotel and Casino (Lahug)

What to look forward to: UNO’s special Christmas menu on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1

  • Rate: P1,888 nett, includes a free flow of selected beverages
Salinas Dr, Cebu City, (032) 232-6888



Waterfront Airport Hotel and Casino (Mactan)

What to look forward to: UNO’s lavish spread of holiday flavors for the New Year’s Eve Dinner (Dec. 31) and New Year’s Day Lunch and Dinner (Jan. 1).

  • Rate: P999 nett
Airport Road, Lapu Lapu Cebu, (032) 340-4888



Waterfront Insular Hotel Davao

What to look forward to: UNO gives guests a sneak preview of its Filipino Food Festival, featuring some of Chef Roland Laudico’s dishes on Dec. 31

  • Rate: P1,500 nett

Lanang, Davao City, 8000 Davao del Sur, (082) 233-2881

Call 1-800-WFRONT8 (937-6688) or visit