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Originally published by Amanda Sheppard. Last updated by Nicole Hurip.
Love is in the air and so is springtime! While international travel is still largely on hold, there are many ways you can holiday at home. Domestic tourism has been surging to fill that gap in demand for travel, and hotels have risen to the occasion by offering out-of-this-world deals and experiences. No matter if you are honouring the Chinese New Year spirit by sharing the joy of family-time or hoping to make the upcoming Valentine’s Day a memorable one for your beloved, here are the best staycation deals in town to book for the long weekend—or any day of the week, really.
Start the new year with the “Journey to Fortune” staycation (starting from $1,800), which offers an overnight stay in a lavish courtyard-view room for two adults and one child under 11 years old, with the option of a complimentary upgrade to a deluxe city-view room plus an extra rollaway child-sized bed, paired with breakfast and a lunch buffet at The Food Gallery for the three lodgers. What’s more, families can enjoy a complimentary 30-minute photo-taking experience at the “Pink Afternoon Tea” themed room, as well as a limited-edition pack of auspicious Langham-themed lai see packets. Available for booking until 3 February for stays from 16 January to 6 February.
The Langham, Hong Kong, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2375 1133
Get into the mood for spring and spend an overnight stay in a Chinese New Year-themed room brimming with amenities and fantastic views of the city as part of the “Stellar-bration” package (starting from $3,599), which also offers the added perks of 20 percent off on selected spa treatments and on menus around several hotel eateries. Upgrades are available from Mondays to Thursdays. Available for stays between 31 January to 7 February.
As for lovebugs who want to enjoy a sweet escapade, the “520 I Love You” package ($3,520) is just the right choice. Inclusive of one night’s stay in a deluxe room with free upgrades available from Mondays to Thursdays, couples can also enjoy a heart-shaped dessert and a bottle of house champagne whilst surrounded by a bouquet of flowers, mood lights, and music from a planetarium projector and speaker. Unwind with a reduced rate on their “Unwind and Dine” spa and lunch package ($1,520 per person) with a complimentary hot stone melter experience that will add a bit of sizzle. Although the staycation offer is an ongoing one, the astronomy-themed projector is only available until 15 February, so be sure to start planning your special day soon!
The Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong, International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2263 2263
At the Cordis, family meets feasting at their “Chinese New Year Bed and Breakfast” staycation (starting from $832), which includes one-night accommodations, complimentary breakfast for each guest, as well as 15 percent off food and drinks, inclusive of in-room dining. Available for stays from 15 January to 13 February.
Cordis Hong Kong, 555 Shanghai Street, Mong Kok | (+852) 3552 3552
Ring in the Year of the Tiger by beginning it with “A Propitious New Year” staycation, where you can enjoy a fun-filled experience in a thrilling interactive game zone that features an indoor electric race track, inflatable games, and a massive inflatable slide. Replete with a buffet breakfast and dinner to boot, you and your companion can make an adventure out of the one-night stay by checking out the Winter at the Wheel carnival, with 10 complimentary tokens to spend. Available for stays between 29 January to 5 February.
For an experience that veers towards romantic rather than rejoicing, the “Beyond Romance” staycation for stays between 1 to 27 February presents a one-night stay in a room filled with balloon and flower paddles, topped off with Moët-branded goodies and a mini-bottle of Moët Imperial champagne. Have a delightful buffet breakfast for two at Café Lantau, followed by a Moët and Chandon afternoon tea to share, as well as $500 in dining credit to splurge.
Singles can also join in on the fun as a part of the “Meet Fun Singles” package offered exclusively between 12 to 13 February, which grants an automatic invite to the Sheraton’s pre-Valentine’s Day matchmaking party. Aside from the deluxe room stay paired with a buffet breakfast, guests also get to participate in speed-dating activities that culminate in a four-course dinner date, hosted by a professional matchmaker who will vet suitable pairings by first getting in touch with participants by phone. Seems like Cupid will be having a very busy weekend!
Sheraton Tung Chung, 9 Yi Tung Road, Tung Chung, Lantau Island | (+852) 2535 0035
Enjoy the Lunar New Year with the “Auspicious Stay” package (starting from $2,288), which includes one luxurious night at the Grand Hyatt, inclusive of an auspicious $1,688 in spending credit allotted each night for spending on dining and spa experiences. Customise your own perfect holiday and dip by K11 Musea with the complimentary $200 e-voucher for some light retail therapy. Available from 28 January to 15 February.
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong, 1 Harbour Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2588 1234
Stay in one of the newly renovated rooms and suites at the Four Seasons for a post-modernist vacation in the heart of the city. You will be surprised how effective superb hospitality can be at helping you to unwind from the stresses of the day-to-day. Enhance your stay with some thrills and chills—as part of the “Winter Carnival” staycation (starting from $3,192) with complimentary breakfast, Four Seasons is also throwing in two tickets and 20 tokens to Winter at the Wheel. You can also collect a whole bunch of amenities, including a lush cosmetics kit by Amore Pacific, in addition to delighting in some shopping privileges at IFC.
Similarly, the “Stay and Dine” staycation (starting from $3,480) is a perfect way to spend a romantic evening or weekend with your loved ones, even with all the dining restrictions. It includes a bottle of champagne on arrival, a three-course set dinner for two at The Lounge or through in-room dining, complimentary breakfast, and 10 percent off purchases at the Cake Shop. For stays from 12 to 15 February, you will receive a welcome gift from Maison Francis Kurkdijian, a luxury French fragrance atelier. If you book a suite, you can enjoy additional benefits such as exclusive access to the Executive Club Lounge to enjoy breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails and canapés for stays on Fridays and Saturdays, or $1,000 dining credits to use for in-room dining or at The Lounge for stays between Sunday and Thursday. Available until 31 March.
Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central | (+852) 3196 8333
Spend a rejuvenating weekend in the city at Conrad as part of their “To New Memories” package (starting from $2,022). Indulge in wellness amenities by cosmetic brand Byredo, as well as an exclusive make-up session at a designated Byredo store, followed by refreshments to help you relax and unwind. Includes breakfast for two and $700 worth of spending credits to use on dining outlets. Available until 27 February. Blackout dates apply.
Conrad Hong Kong, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty | (+852) 2521 3838
Set the tone for the new year by indulging in The Murray’s “An Auspicious Beginning” staycation (starting from $3,300), which pairs a rejuvenating stay in one of their dazzling rooms with a delectable afternoon tea, as well as a three-course set dinner that will impress your tastebuds. Wake up to a semi-buffet breakfast, beginning your day (and your year) with a smile. Available for booking until 5 February for stays between 29 January to 5 February.
The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central | (+852) 3141 8888
Hotel Icon is ramping up celebrations with a “Spa-cation” package (starting from $2,980) to treat ourselves to a much-needed pamper session after two laps of pandemic living. Aside from an overnight stay and a 60-minute full-body massage, guests have unlimited access to the health club, an open-air heated swimming pool, and sun deck with views of Victoria Harbour for a sunset cocktail. Its daily breakfast buffet is a crowd-pleaser and is included as the perfect way to feel refuelled in the morning. Available to book until 24 February for stays until 28 February.
Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 3400 1688
Island Shangri-La is offering up two fantastic options that will excite both parents and their little ones. For a space that’s wholly your own, the “Celebrating Family” package (starting from $8,888) includes premium accommodation in a suite for two adults, with a connecting guestroom for two children. Plus, breakfast is served daily, and you can call for an in-suite dinner to ring in festivities from the cushy comforts of the room. Kids will be entertained with the educational “Lunar Discoveries for Little Tigers” staycation (starting from $3,000) that features a one-hour STEM lesson, a room for two adults and one child, with daily breakfast and $1,000 worth of spending credits.
If you are looking to spend some alone time, the “Prosperity” package (starting from $2,600) is available for two adults, rewarding you with $1,000 in hotel credits, a gourmet Chinese New Year pudding, as well as daily breakfast.
Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Central | (+852) 2877 3838
Ringing in posterity for the new year, the “Wealth and Joy Chinese New Year” staycation package (starting from $4,388) brings in manifestations for luck and riches with a specially designed Peninsula Monopoly set that comes as a gift to complement each room. Guests can also enjoy a daily breakfast set for two at The Lobby, as well as hotel credits that can be splurged on dining outlets or for treatments at the spa. What’s more, guests staying at selected suites can enjoy a “Wheel of Fortune” ride in the Peninsula Rolls-Royce—talk about starting the year with a bang! Available to book until 31 January for stays from 1 until 28 February.
The Peninsula, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2910 1628
Spoil your special someone this Valentine’s Day against the romantic backdrop of dreamy décor, macarons, bath bombs, and wine that comes as part of the “Pullman Romance” staycation (starting from $2,399). Also part of the sweet deal is a whole bunch of perks for two, inclusive of dining offers, a hobby class of your choosing, and access to the fitness centre. Bookings that land between 12 to 14 February will bless lucky guests with a well-stocked Guerlain beauty bag. Available for booking until 17 March for stays until 20 March.
The Park Lane Hong Kong, 310 Gloucester Road, Causeway Bay | (+852) 2839 3366
Enjoy a romantic getaway as part of the “Be My Valentine” staycation (starting from $1,200), where you can relax with a welcome cocktail in hand at a gorgeous room that comes with a signature scented diffuser, and live it up with a delicious three-course couple’s lunch at Lucciola. Available for stays between 11 to 14 February.
The Hari Hong Kong, 330 Lockhart Road, Wan Chai | (+852) 2129 0388
Usher in the new annum with the all-rounded “Bring on the Tiger” package (starting from $1,800), which complements the usual stay-and-breakfast with $800 in dining credits as well as a box of Michelin-starred Chinese New Year pudding. Guests who book their stay to coincide with 2 February enjoy a fabulous lion dance performance in the lobby, as well as a plethora of festive workshops that include things like DIY-spring couplets and a Chinese tea appreciation session. Available for stays from 24 January to 11 February.
Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2721 2111