Washington, D.C.Festive Season

It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year!Festive Season

The holidays are a magical time in the Nation’s Capital. From festive décor, sumptuous dining, relaxing stays, and visits from Santa Claus the holidays are not complete without a visit to Mandarin Oriental, Washington, D.C.

This season celebrate and connect with cherished family and friends while creating unforgettable memories, new traditions, and festive cheer.

Indulge this season with

Delicious holiday menus


Gather the family and celebrate with a gastronomic feast in Muze by Executive Chef Stefan Kauth. Take in scenic views of Southwest D.C. while enjoying a variety of sweets from the dessert buffet by Executive Pastry Chef Christophe Frigara.

Jolly old Saint Nicholas will be stopping by for brunch and to say hello to all his fans.  

25 December, 12 - 4 pm
Adults USD 95 Children USD 45

Set among a backdrop of seasonal decor with tiers of cakes, cookies, and treats for children and adults alike, the Holiday Tea is a Washington, D.C. tradition.

Empress Lounge
30 November - 23 December, 2:30 - 4:30 pm
Adults USD 38 Children USD 16

Bid farewell 2018 with a delicious four-course meal by Muze Chef de Cuisine Andrew Powers.

31 December, 5:30 - 10 pm
USD 110 per person

Give back this holiday

This holiday season, we have partnered with the U.S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots program to help make Christmas morning bright for a less fortunate child. Please help us by donating a new unwrapped toy when you join us for Holiday tea.

Festive Cheer & Relaxation

A Visit from Santa Claus

15, 16, 22 & 23 December

In between his busy North Pole duties, Santa Claus is taking time out to meet with the young fans of Mandarin Oriental, Washington DC. Join us for tea and stay for a visit from jolly old Saint Nicholas.

Winter Bliss Spa Treatments

Take the stress out of the holidays with a relaxing spa treatment.
- Peppermint Scrub with Hydration: An invigorating treatment that begins with a stimulating sugar peppermint scrub exfoliation and concludes with the application of a hydrating essential oil application. (50-min/$165 on weekdays, $185 on weekends)
-Peppermint Scrub with Massage: A best-of-both-worlds treatment that begins with a detoxifying peppermint scrub followed by a 50-minute massage with essential oils. (80-min/$235 on weekdays, $255 on weekends)

New Year's Eve VIP Celebration

31 December, 10 pm - 1 am

Toast the New Year in style at Empress Lounge.
- Champagne toast at midnight
- DJ, passed canapes and party favors
Live televised stream of the ball dropping in Times Square at midnight USD 65 per person

Gift Cards

Pamper loved ones with a relaxing day at the spa, a weekend away, or a culinary delight at Muze or Empress Lounge.
Gift Cards are available at the hotel's front desk or by clicking here