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Ring In The New Year—And The New Decade!—In Style With A Staycation At These Hotels 

Here's an essential guide to the best places to start off 2020 with a staycation at these top hotels around the Philippines

Would you believe that there are only a few days left in this decade?

Wherever in the Philippines you may be, a staycation is one of the most relaxing things to do especially during the holidays. Nothing beats room service and spending time with your loved ones without having to do the dishes after or worrying about cleaning up. There’s also nothing better than seeing a gorgeous explosion of lights just outside your window as the rest of the city celebrates the New Year (and right now, the new decade). We’ve rounded up some of the best offers around the metro as well as in Visayas and Mindanao for you to ring in 2020 in style! 

Citadines Bay City 

Citadines in Manila is also celebrating the incoming year with a countdown by the bay—book a stay at a special rate and enjoy their pre-dinner cocktail with free-flowing local beers and house wines. Rates start at P8,850 nett for a Studio Deluxe and P9,830 nett for a one-bedroom. The rates include two tickets a NYE Countdown Party, breakfast for two, use of the swimming pool and fitness center, and wifi access. Call +63 2 8550 3200 to book.

Crimson Hotel Filinvest City, Manila

If you live a little further down south in the metro, head on to Crimson Hotel in Filinvest, Alabang and celebrate in style at their ’90s New Year’s Eve Countdown! Part for as low as P12,788 net—a package that includes an overnight stay in a Deluxe Room, two tickets to the hotel’s Countdown Party, breakfast for two, and a turndown amenity. If you’re planning to stay from December 30 to January 2, and hoping to relax with a view of fireworks outside your window, rates start at P8,888 net per night inclusive of breakfast for two and a turndown amenity. Book here and use the code ‘NEWYEAR.’

Dusit Thani Manila

Bid farewell to the decade that has passed and partake in an elegant dinner feast in any of the hotel restaurants — take your pick from The Pantry, Umu, or Benjarong — and get access to one of the most epic NYE parties in the metro! Walk-in guests who avail P1,000 worth of food and beverage stubs get access to the party, or you could avail a table good for 4 or 6 at P15,000 or P20,000, respectively. Both are inclusive of unlimited drinks plus a bottle of Moet & Chandon champagne.  

Makati Shangri-La 

Over at Makati Shang, there’s an Arabian Nights-themed Countdown Party that features a sumptuous five-course dinner, as well as performances, welcome canapés, and celebratory cocktails. A Deluxe seat starts at P8,800 and a Premium Seat starts P9,888. Book your stay here

Manila Marriott Hotel


Catch the Marriott’s most awaited Grand Countdown 2020 on New Year’s Eve at the Marriott Grand Ballroom, where you can enjoy premium cocktailsd, five-star dining, and spectacular performances. There’s even a celebration for young partygoers, where they can do crafts, watch movies, make s’mores, and more! Tickets go for P15,000 (Gold), P18,000 (VIP), and P20,000 (SVIP). Call (02) 8988 9999 to book. 

Resorts World Manila

Savoy Hotel

Six of RWM’s acclaimed accommodation brands— Marriott Hotel Manila, Sheraton Manila Hotel, Hilton Manila, Holiday Inn Express Manila, Belmont Hotel Manila, and Savoy Hotel Manila—offer overnight stay packages for only P28,000 nett with its Grand Staycation promo. Along with the staycation packages, guests may avail of the Grand Food Trip buffet vouchers from various restaurants within RWM. Visit for more information.

Seda BGC

Send off 2019 with a Countdown Party at Seda BGC for P5,888 nett and an overnight stay with Seda’s New Year’s Revelry package that combines accommodations with tickets to the party and buffet breakfast the next day. Tickets are available at the front desk; call 7945 8888 and 8588 5700 to book. 

Seda Centrio 

Seda Centrio in Cagayan de Oro invites you to say cheers to the New Year with their countdown to 2020, complete with a fusion of Western and Asian specialties and dancing courtesy of Utopia! Rates are P1,999 net for adults and P1,000 net for children 6–12 years old. Reserve a table and book your stay here.

Shangri-La at the Fort

Enjoy a New Year’s Eve dinner buffet for P4,000 nett per person (P2,200 for lunch) at High Street Cafe. If you’re feeling more like afternoon tea, you can also avail of their New Year themed tea seats for two at P16,50 nett from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on December 27 to January 1, 2020. There’s also a NYE countdown party that features a special buffett spread of artisan cheese, premium charcuterie, hot appetizers, and a carving station—plus free-flowing alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, at P6,000 nett from 9 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information, visit

Sofitel Philippine Plaza


The French are known for their joie de vivre, and what better time to be living life the French way than on New Year’s Eve? Celebrate 2020 at the Sofitel Philippine Plaza in Pasay with their New Year’s Ball Countdown at the hotel’s Grand Plaza Ballroom. Dress up in a French-inspired ensemble and expect a grand selection of gastronomic offers paired with free-flowing liquor and refreshments, and live musical entertainment from Burlesque PH and Heartbeats Band. Prizes await lucky individuals, as well! An Evening in Paris rate is P5,999 per person, with doors opening at 6 pm. Book here

The Peninsula Manila 

Say hello to the new year—and decade!—with the Peninsula Manila’s New Year’s Eve Revelry Room Package, which includes two tickets to The Lobby’s New Year’s Eve gala ball and dinner. When you book your stay, you even get the chance to win a two-night stay at The Peninsula Tokyo! Rates start at P30,000 in a Superior Room. Book your stay here.

Lead photos from @sofitelmanila @crimsonfilinvestcity.