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Christmas 2022: Hong Kong’s best staycation deals for the holidays

By Celia Lee 10 December 2022

Header image courtesy of The Mira

Although travel restrictions have eased since last Christmas, not everyone in the city is keen to travel just yet for a variety of reasons, whether it be the soaring prices for tickets in December till after Chinese New Year, or you are simply too busy to take time off. 

So, what can you do if you still want to feel like you’re on holiday whilst at home? Going on a staycation is your next best option. Here’s a list of the best Christmas staycations in Hong Kong that will relax and refresh you without taking you out of the city this festive season.

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Photo: Shangri-La Group


Shangri-La is going all out this Christmas with not one, not two, but three festive staycation packages for you and your family to take a break from city life. The Christmas Cheer staycation package includes a taste of Shangri-La’s festive afternoon tea and a range of personalised amenities for you to take home and commemorate the stay. The Holiday Getaway package takes staycations to the next level with complimentary hotel credits for you to spend at the Shangri-La Christmas market and the hotel itself.

The ultimate festive staycation, however, has to be the Nutcracker Suite staycation. Although you’ll only be spending a night at the hotel, you and your family are granted Horizon Club access and will be treated to an in-suite Christmas dinner. Cosy up around the in-room Christmas tree and nutcracker-themed decorations in your room and enjoy the season of celebrations with your family.

When: Now till 27 December

Kowloon Shangri-La, 64 Mody Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2721 2111

Island Shangri-La, Pacific Place, Supreme Court Road, Admiralty | (+852) 2820 8333

Photo: JW Marriott

JW Marriott

JW Marriott is offering Hongkongers a blissful escape this Christmas. This one is for the foodies who love to savour a wide variety of cuisines in one sitting. The Festive Buffet-cation package offers guests a chance to indulge in the gourmet offerings of the hotel from the comfort of their premium guest rooms with an incredible view.

When: Now till 1 January 2023

JW Marriott, Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty

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Want to relax in style this Christmas? Hotel Icon presents the Spa-cation package, which comes with a 60-minute body massage at Angsana Spa by Banyan Tree and complimentary 24-hour access to the Health Club. Enjoy this ultimate wellness retreat from the comfort of your own city! Hotel Icon is also treating foodies to a luxurious Foodcation+ this festive season. Taste your way around the world from the comfort of your premium stay!

When: Now till 22 December

Hotel Icon, 17 Science Museum Road, Tsim Sha Tsui East | (+852) 3400 1188

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Hyatt Centric

What better way to bask in the holiday spirit than staycationing at a harbourfront hotel in Hong Kong to remind you of staying in resorts at tropical destinations? Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour is your choice for an experience of a different kind. Browse through their festive staycation packages which include breakfasts, lunch, and dinner buffets at various restaurants at the hotel for the perfect holiday getaway.

Dog parents, treat yourself and your furry friend to the Centric Dogcation this festive season! Relax with your dog and enjoy a selection of complimentary amenities from the hotel that takes the well-being of your pet into consideration. Book your holiday now!

When: 24, 25, 26, and 31 December, and 1 January 2023

Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour, 1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point | (+852) 3762 1234

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The Mira

Not only is The Mira offering unique Christmas attractions with an Austrian theme this festive season, but their staycation packages are just as exciting! The Suite Festive Feast is the star of the season; guests can enjoy The Mira’s premium alpine roasted goose as they wind down from a year’s worth of hard work. The Winter Glamping with a Sizzle package offers a speciality room decorated with starry skies on the ceiling so you can enjoy the celestial wonders from the comfort of your bed. Each suite has its own private terrace that gives you a full view of the festive Snow Spectacle show, and both staycation packages treat you to gourmet offerings that are guaranteed to impress!

When: Now till 2 January 2023

The Mira, 118–130 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2368 1111

Le Méridien

Want to escape to an out-of-the-way resort this Christmas? Le Méridien has got you covered. A wide range of staycation packages is on offer, from the festive Cheers to the Season with Le Meridien staycation for those wanting to chill out by the pool with a selection of seasonal cocktails, to the LM Experience package that takes care of guests with signature welcome amenities and a delicious afternoon tea at Southside Bistro.

Enjoy a festive family getaway with Le Méridien’s LM Family Discovery Getaway! Your little ones can enjoy exclusive in-room amenities and features inspired by an outdoor glamping experience! For little ones that are a little furrier, check out Le Méridien’s Pawcation package, which includes in-room amenities for your pet.

When: Now till 31 March 2023

Le Méridien, 100 Cyberport Road, Cyberport | (+852) 2980 7788

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Landmark Mandarin Oriental

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental is treating patrons to a luxurious holiday experience with their Tis’ The Season winter staycation! Enjoy chic rooms decorated to feel like home with top-quality amenities. Don’t forget to spend your complimentary dining or spa credits of $1,500 at the LMO and indulge in the hotel’s various gourmet offerings!

When: Now till 31 December

Landmark Mandarin Oriental, 15 Queen’s Road Central, Central | (+852) 2131 0188

Photo: The Murray

The Murray

Christmas at The Murray is promising to be fantastic and magical. The Murray Christmas room package includes a wide selection of complimentary goodies on top of your luxurious stay. Expect two glasses of mulled wine waiting for you at Cotton Tree Terrace when you arrive! Exclusive to guests staying at The Murray under this festive package is an Atelier cologne perfume and lotion gift pack to help you relax whilst smelling your best.

Don’t forget to head over to Santa’s Grotto and The Murray’s very own Christmas market whilst you’re there! Entry to the hotel’s festive attractions is also complimentary for Christmas package guests. Head over to The Murray for an exciting winter getaway!

When: Now till 1 January 2023

The Murray, 22 Cotton Tree Drive, Central | (+852) 3141 8917

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The Langham

The Langham has something truly starry on offer for staycation junkies this festive season. Its Van Gogh staycation experience packages are sure to impress everyone from art lovers to casual gallery-goers. The luxurious guest rooms will be transformed into living canvases to feature one of three Van Gogh masterpieces: The Starry Night, Irises, or Sunflowers. Each of the staycation packages includes daily breakfast for two at The Langham’s Food Gallery as well as a Van Gogh-themed gift for you to take home. Book your staycation now and soak in the warmth and beauty of these paintings!

When: Now till 28 February 2023

The Langham, 8 Peking Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2378 9397

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Photo: Four Seasons

Four Seasons

This Christmas, treat yourself to a festive getaway at the Four Seasons. The Festive Escape package offers guests a room with a harbour view or vistas of Victoria Peak so they can enjoy the best scenery Hong Kong has to offer, as well as daily breakfast for two and $500 dining credit at designated restaurants at Four Seasons and in-room dining.

For foodies looking to dine in the comfort of a luxurious five-star hotel room, the Four Seasons’ Stay and Dine package is perfect, as it includes a four-course themed dinner for two in-room or at The Lounge, 10 percent off purchases at the Cake Shop, and 15 percent off treatments at the spa. Young guests can also keep busy by enjoying a selection of arts and crafts and cooking workshops during their stay! Book now.

When: Now till 31 March 2023

Four Seasons, 8 Finance Street, Central | (+852) 3196 8888

Photo: The Peninsula

The Peninsula

The Peninsula is channelling all things Christmassy in its festive attractions. The railway-inspired decorations offer guests a comforting welcome after a long journey and invite them to wind down in one of the hotel’s rooms before indulging in its seasonal happenings.

Take part in The Peninsula’s Whimsical Festive Voyage staycation! Celebrate the magical season and be prepared to be impressed by the winter wonderland inside the hotel. Snap your picture at a series of railway-themed festive installations during your stay and leave with an exclusive Staub mini fondue set to commemorate your staycation experience! Book now to immerse yourself in the Christmas atmosphere at The Peninsula.

When: Bookings available until 20 December

The Peninsula, 22 Salisbury Road, Tsim Sha Tsui | (+852) 2920 2888

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Celia Lee

Staff writer

Born and raised in Hong Kong and educated in the UK, Celia is passionate about culture, food, and different happenings in the city. When she’s not busy writing, you can find her scouting for new and trendy restaurants, getting lost in a bookstore, or baking up a storm at home.