Hong Kong, 31 October 2013 – Mandarin Oriental, New York invites guests to celebrate 10 fantastic years with an array of festive delights. From a tailor-made holiday package and an extravagant New Year’s Eve fête to decadent dining experiences and soothing spa treatments, there is a celebration suited for every guest.
Holiday a la Carte Hotel Package
Whether visiting New York City to experience the season’s revelries, taking time for holiday shopping or delighting in a romantic overnight getaway, Mandarin Oriental, New York’s Holiday a la Carte package allows guests to customize their stay by selecting from 10 celebratory experiences.
Rates for the Holiday a la Carte package begin at USD 1,300 and include:
- One night stay in sumptuous accommodations
- Bottle of bespoke 10th Anniversary Sparkling Pointe Brut Seduction 2003 from New York’s North Fork Vineyard
- Daily American breakfast for up to two guests
- Special New York, New York welcome amenity
- Choice of the following ten holiday activities, at an additional cost, including New Year’s Eve Gala tickets, carriage rides through Central Park, a 10-course tasting menu at Asiate, full-day car service for holiday shopping, a special Dom Perignon Bento Tasting, ice skating in the park, Empire State Building passes, rejuvenating spa experiences, chocolate classes at La Maison du Chocolat and the Lobby Lounge’s Nutcracker Tea
The Holiday a la Carte package is valid through December 31, 2013 and is based on availability plus taxes and gratuities. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel directly at +1 (212) 805 8800 or www.mandarinoriental.com.
New Year’s Eve Gala
Serving as the grand finale to Mandarin Oriental, New York’s 10th anniversary celebrations, the annual New Year’s Eve Gala on December 31, 2013 is the perfect way to ring in 2014. Held in the hotel’s stunning 36th floor ballroom overlooking Central Park, the elegant black-tie evening features an open bar cocktail hour and an array of butler-passed hors d’oeuvres. A multi-course dinner with gourmet delicacies will be complemented by a dessert buffet. The festivities continue with live musical performances that will have guests dancing their way into the New Year. Tickets to the New Year’s Eve Gala are available from USD 1,250 to USD 1,500 per person, plus tax and service charge, based on table preference and party size. For tickets or more information, please contact +1 (212) 805 8858. Guests may also book the New Year’s Eve Celebration hotel package by calling reservations directly at +1 (212) 805 8800.
I Love a Parade Hotel Package
Delight in a bird’s eye view of the iconic Thanksgiving Day Parade from Mandarin Oriental, New York’s ballroom with the I Love a Parade package. Rates begin at USD 1,125 and include exclusive access to watch the parade from the ballroom, a two-night stay and a festive welcome amenity. The I Love a Parade package is valid from November 26 to 30, 2013 and is based on availability plus taxes and gratuities. To make a reservation, please contact the hotel directly at +1 (212) 805 8800 or www.mandarinoriental.com.
Indulge the senses this holiday season with a host of divine menus and celebratory libations. Throughout the month of December, signature restaurant Asiate celebrates the property’s 10th anniversary with a decadent 10-Course Tasting Menu, showcasing the return of select dishes and desserts from the restaurant’s opening, available at USD 250 per person, plus an additional USD 175 with wine pairings.
Alternatively, guests are invited to discover extraordinary wine vintages, paired with a delectable menu by Chef de Cuisine Angie Berry, from James Beard Award-winner and Sonoma County’s unofficial “Queen of Pinot Noir” Merry Edwards during the Merry Edwards Wine Dinner on December 2, 2013. For reservations or more information, please contact Asiate directly at +1 (212) 805 8881.
At the Lobby Lounge, guests may take in the panoramic views of Central Park while enjoying a bespoke Dom Perignon Bento Tasting, featuring a glass of Dom Perignon Brut 2002 paired with a taste of ahi tuna topped with caviar cream and crisp jicama. This exclusive tasting is available from 12 p.m. to 11 p.m. daily at USD 95 each plus taxes and gratuities.
Following a fun-filled day in Manhattan, seek solace in the comforts of the Lobby Lounge with a festive Nutcracker Tea for the entire family to enjoy. The Nutcracker Tea is available throughout December at USD 55 per person plus taxes and gratuities.
In celebration of the hotel’s anniversary, guests can enjoy a signature 10th Anniversary Rye Manhattan cocktail made with a special 10-year aged rye whiskey. The cocktail will be offered throughout December at USD 30 each. For reservations, please contact the Lobby Lounge at +1 (212) 805 8800.
Serenity at The Spa
In honor of its milestone anniversary, the Five-Star Spa reintroduces one of its most popular experiences from the hotel’s opening, a 110 minute Ama Releasing Abayanga treatment which creates balance and adjusts the flow of the body’s natural energy. The treatment begins with a consultation to determine guests’ ayurvedic dosha, followed by a stimulating salt and oil scrub and a gentle facial cleanse. After a warming shower, an Ayurvedic Marma Point Massage focuses the body’s energy points with a warm herbal-infused oil. The ritual concludes with a shirodhara treatment in which oil is gently poured over the “third eye.” Ama Releasing Abayanga is available at USD 450 on weekdays and USD 470 on weekends. For bookings, please contact +1 (212) 805 8880.
Delight loved ones with the gift of legendary experiences with a Mandarin Oriental Gift Card this holiday season. Gift Cards may be purchased at Mandarin Oriental, New York or by visiting www.mandarinoriental.com/gift-cards.