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Top 8 Metro Manila Hotel Picks for Chinese New Year

The Chinese festival that celebrates the beginning of the new year in the lunar calendar, the Chinese New Year, is approaching. Known as the longest Chinese holiday, it is set to start on February 5th. And you know what this means? Celebration!

Aside from the traditional Chinese New Year rituals such as giving of red envelopes by senior family members to their junior relations and decorating with red lanterns and golden orange trees, people also celebrate this holiday by a family reunion dinner.

Here are 8 hotels in Manila that can help you celebrate the Chinese New Year in the Philippines:


1. Bellevue Manila

Bellevue Manila

  • Location: 2/F The Bellevue Manila, North Bridgeway, Filinvest City, Alabang, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Festival Supermall, Alabang Town Center, and SM City Southmall

The Bellevue Manila is located in the heart of Alabang’s business hub and has rooms designed with your comfort and relaxation in mind. This five star hotel has world class amenities and state-of-the-art facilities that’ll make you never want to leave.

Bellevue Manila also has an in-house Chinese restaurant called “Phoenix”. Serving Asian-Chinese fusion dishes, some of their best sellers include Peking Duck, Mango Lapu-Lapu and Beef Tenderloin in Pepper Sauce

Check the latest Bellevue Manila rates.

2. Century Park Hotel

Century Park Hotel Manila
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  • Location: 599 P. Ocampo Street, Malate, Malate, Manila, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Harrison Plaza, Rizal Memorial Sports Complex, Rizal Memorial Stadium and Central Bank of the Philippines

One of the finest hotels in Manila, Century Park Hotel is centrally located with only seven kilometers away from Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

You’ll be spoilt for choice of rooms here since the hotel has two buildings which house 500 rooms and suites for every type of traveler.

For a Chinese New Year celebration you won’t forget, head on over to the hotel’s Millenium Buffet which offers over a hundred delightful food selections with cuisines ranging from Western, Japanese and of course, Chinese.

Check the latest Century Park Hotel rates.

3. City of Dreams – Nobu Hotel Manila

City of Dreams Nobu Hotel Manila

  • Location: Asean Avenue corner Roxas Boulevard, Entertainment City, Aseana City, Parañaque, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: NAIA Terminal 4, Baclaran Church and The Dessert Museum

If you’ve ever wanted to stay in a premier accommodation with the stunning view of the Manila Bay, Nobu Hotel Manila is where you need to go.

Branded as the first-of-its-kind boutique Nobu Hotel in Asia, this hotel is the brainchild of Melco Resort Philippines, Chef Nobu Matsuhisa and Nobu Hospitality partners with the likes of Robert DeNiro, among others.

For the celebration of the Chinese New Year, City of Dreams will offer specialty menus available for lunch (12 p.m. to 3 p.m.) and dinner (6 p.m. to 11 p.m.) starting January 25 until February 19, 2019.

Must-try selections include Yu Sheng salad, Nian Gao (the beloved tikoy) and Shredded Roasted Duck with Fresh Fruit Salad and Dressing.

Check out the latest City of Dreams Nobu Hotel rates here.

4. Marriott Hotel

Marriott Hotel

  • Location: 2 Resorts Drive, Newport City, Pasay, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Resorts World Manila, Newport Mall and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)

Simply adjacent to the Ninoy Aquino International Airport, Manila Marriott Hotel is just a 20-minute drive to Makati City and Bonifacio Global City so it’s a perfect location for travelers who are always on-the-go and on the lookout for the hottest and trendiest shopping and dining spots all over the metro.

Aside from its central location, the hotel also boasts of well-appointed rooms that feature deluxe beddings, marble bathrooms and state-of-the-art technology.

Marriott Hotel’s Man Ho is famous for offering traditional Cantonese cuisine in a classical setting. In honor of the Chinese New Year, Man Ho will be serving specially-themed delights such as Koi-shaped tikoy, chocolates inspired from Daruma piglets, Jasmine green tea and Kiam muy so get yours while they’re still available.

Check the latest Marriott Hotel rates here.

5. Maxims Hotel

Maxims Tower Manila

  • Location: Newport City, Pasay, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Resorts World Manila, Newport Mall and Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA)

Yes, the Maxims Hotel is centrally located within Pasay City. And yes, the hotel also prides itself in its superior service and modern facilities such as a fitness center, a relaxing spa and sauna and 24-hour room service so you’re guaranteed to have a happy tummy every single time.

That’s not all, though. Maxims Hotel is also specially proud of their in-house restaurant Passion.

The good news for you this Chinese New Year? For the whole month of February, you get to enjoy their Lucky New Year treats: a scrumptious and mouth-watering platter of shrimp, chicken, salmon, New Zealand beef, and sweet and sour eel will be enough for you and your loved ones to celebrate the occasion – all for only P1,180+ per order!

Check the latest Maxims Hotel rates.

6. Solaire Resort and Casino

  • Location: 1 Aseana Avenue, Entertainment City, Barangay Tambo, Aseana City, Parañaque, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: The Dessert Museum, SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Arena and SM Mall of Asia

Want to indulge in a luxury experience at the top integrated destination resort in Manila? At Solaire Resort and Casino, gaming, dining, entertainment and top-notch accommodations await.

With its two distinctive towers – the Bay Tower and the Sky Tower – Solaire is the first premier property among the country’s Entertainment City.

A weekend is not enough to get the whole feel of this place: 800 grandiose rooms, 15 world-class dining selections, and 18,500 square meters of gaming facilities are just some of the experiences you can try while you’re staying at this magnificent property.

Solaire Resort and Casino offers Chinese New Year treats as luxurious as their facilities. You can purchase their “Fortune’s Favorites” Hampers (Fortune Hamper, Gong Xi Fa Cai Hamper and Rich & Fortune Exclusive Hamper) starting at the P4,888 upwards from January 21 to February 10, 2019.

Their in-house restaurant House of Zhou also offers a Chinese New Year Set Menu with delicacies such as Salt and pepper soft shell crab, Seafood & pumpkin Soup, Sichuan-style steamed fish fillet and Pan-fried tikoy with fresh fruit, among others.

Check the latest Solaire Resort and Casino rates here.

7. New World Makati Hotel

New World Makati Hotel

  • Location: Esperanza Street corner Makati Avenue, Ayala Center, San Lorenzo, Makati, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Greenbelt Shopping Mall, Greenbelt Chapel, Ayala Center and The Landmark

This 595-room hotel is situation right in the middle of Makati’s central business district so everything you need – malls, hospitals, even a museum – is just a short drive away.

For your nightly entertainment needs, the hotel has the aptly named The Lounge and Bar Rouge which both have evening cocktails and premium cigars. All you need is good company (or a good book!) and you’re good to go.

Here’s another reason to check out New World Makati Hotel: they have a Chinese New Year celebration with their traditional Lion and Dragon Dance at the hotel’s lobby on February 5, 2019 at 12 pm.

Additionally, if you stay with them between February 1-5, 2019, you get to enjoy an opulent room with breakfast spread for two, a Chinese New Year kit with a feng shui diary from Yin and Yang Shop of Harmony and ang pao with The Shop voucher worth PHP888.

Check the latest New World Makati Hotel rates here.

8. EDSA Shangri-la Hotel

EDSA Shangri-La Hotel

  • Location: 1 Garden Way, Ortigas Center, Ortigas Center, Pasig, Metro Manila
  • Nearby Attractions: Shangri-La Mall, William J Shaw Theater, University of Asia and the Pacific and SM Megamall

You can’t say “luxury hotel” without including “Shangri-la” in the same breath. Truly, with the hotel’s 631 rooms and suites, 6 international restaurants & bars, heaven-sent facilities like CHI, The Spa, Health Club and city resort facilities and 25 years of experience under its belt, one only needs to book a stay at this five-star property to experience the best that life has to offer.

Aside from the red lanterns being decorated all over the property, Shangri-la kicks the celebration up a notch by also displaying flower arches, golden money trees and Fu Dogs (imperial guardian lions) around the whole vicinity.

Additionally, guests who’d like to celebrate at the hotel can go to HEAT, their in-house restaurant, to enjoy Chinese Dim Sum Chef Andy Liew’s prosperity dim sum made with lucky ingredients and the traditional Yee Sang.

Alternatively, they can also head on over to the hotel’s extraordinary Chinese restaurant, Summer Palace, which has menus themed after Wealth, Prosperity and Longevity.

Check the latest EDSA Shangri-la Hotel rates.

Ready to celebrate the Chinese New Year? Join the festivities in Chinatown, experience a Binondo food trip, or explore more of Manila’s tourist spots.

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