Christmas at Sofitel 2015

I love Christmas! It really is the season to be jolly, spend time with family and friends and enjoy each other’s company during the holidays. I was at this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting of Sofitel and the lobby was transformed into a heartwarming splash of holiday colors and delights!

Sofitel Hotels celebrate the holiday season with a global rendezvous that highlights Sofitel’s homage to the pillars of French elegance. Sofitel features a yuletide series entitled Art de Noel, celebrating tradition, design and innovation. For this season, Sofitel is featuring epicurean seasonal offers, special events, pocket activities and a calendar of pop-up artistic and musical showcase.

Check out this video I made about the launch and what to expect this holiday season at Sofitel.

Escape to a Festive Urban Getaway

This holiday season, Sofitel presents Art De Noel. The lobby is transformed into a rich canvas of L’Art de Vivre. Treat your family and loved ones to an indulgent retreat of luxurious amenities, scrumptious gastronomic offers, magnifique artistic installations and featured musical entertainment. Choose from a rich selection of accommodations overlooking the city skyline or the stunning Manila Bay picturesque. Best of all, Create special memories this holiday season.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila_Art de Noel

  • Rates start at Php 7,000+++ for Superior Rooms available for bookings from the 1st to the 29th of December 2015.

Sofitel Manila also welcomes the New Year in artistic fashion with a feast of international cuisine, the finest wines, themed entertainment and the annual fireworks display. Suite 2016 at Sofitel features room offers that can make  you celebrate the coming of the New Year in the lap of luxury.

  • Rates start at Php 9,000+++ for Superior Rooms for the New Year Special with breakfast at Spiral.
  • Special New Year’s Packages are available featuring dinner and breakfast at Spiral starting at Php 14,000+++ for Superior Rooms.

Booking period for the featured offer is from December 1-31, 2015 valid for stays on the 31st of December 2015 to the 1st of January 2016.

Christmas at Spiral

How about spending a luxurious eventing at Spiral at Christmas? Visiting families are in for a treat as Santa stops over on the 24th of December at 7pm and on Christmas Day Brunch at 12:30pm. Holiday-inspired animations of balloon twisting showcase and Rudolph face painting corner adds color to the Christmas celebration of young VIPs.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila_Festive Offers at Spiral

  • Christmas Eve dinner is available at Php 4,055++ per person from 6pm to 11pm.
  • Christmas Day Brunch is available at Php 3,729+++ per person from 12pm to 3pm.

Sunset Bar Yuletide Special

How about a different view? Dine al fresco and take in the festive Christmas air as Sunset Bar adorns its lush verdant grounds with luminous decor echoing the evening sky coupled with its unrivalled view of the Manila Bay. Experience Sunset Bar’s signature barbecued specialties enhanced by festive offerings of roast turkey, Christmas ham, fresh oysters and rock lobster on a bed of ice. End your outdoor feast on a sweet note with Sofitel’s featured Buche de Noel and assortment of sinful treats. There will also be a live cultural show featuring Philippine folk dances. Enjoy the rest of the evening being serenaded by the string due of Tracey and RJ in a violin and guitar showcase.

Screenshot 2015-11-30 11.01.37Santa is also dropping by!

  • Christmas Eve Dinner is available at Php 3,150 +++ per person
  • Christmas Dinner is available at Php 2,620+++ per person

The Sunset Bar Yuletide Special is available from 6:30 pm to 10:30pm.

Le Marche de Noel at Le Bar

Another luxurious option is to spend your time at the beautifully decorated Le Bar, as it transports you to a picturesque Christmas village of endless seasonal treats with Le Marche de Noel. Indulge in the special offerings of featured venues such as marchands de Bonbons, cotton candy, crepes, local pastries, roast chestnuts and mulled wine. For the young ones, Santa will be stopping by as part of his festive rounds and may even tell a story or two. In the spirit and celebration of art de vivre, a special shop on art installations display festive adornments made of gastronomic elements that add flavor to the Christmas village along with pop-up showcases on musical enterntainment and the arts from the 14th to the 23rd of December 2015.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila Festive Hamper 1

  • A special set menu served with featured sparkling wine or a selected cocktail is available at Php 2,480+++ per person for intimate Christmas dinners.
  • Celebration continues with the entry of 2016 showcasing a myriad of culinary specialties, live musical entertainment with featured DJ Skratchmark and a countdown to the New Year culminating in the annual fireworks display. Le Bar’s New Year special is available at Php 3,800+++ per person.

Visit Le Marche de Noel, Le Bar’s featured festive destination which opens on the 24th of November 2015.

New Year at Spiral

New Year’s Eve Dinner is available at Php 5,550+++ per person featured with a glass of 2006 vintage champagne

  • New Year’s Event Dinner Prestige Packaged is available at Php 30,000+++ per person featuring free-flowing Dom Perignon and a half bottle of Grand Cru White or Red
  • New Year’s Day Brunch is available at Php 3,721+++ per person featuring free-flowing champagne

Welcome 2016 with a magnifique feast as Spiral presents seasonal specialties enriching the sumptous offerings of its 21 dining ateliers! New Year’s Eve dinner is available from 7pm to 11pm. Enjoy cocktails and live entertainment care of DJ Abdel Aziz, leading up to the Sofitel’s annual fireworks.

New Year’s Day brunch is available from 12pm to 3pm.

Carnival de Venezia

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila transpors guests to stunning Venice in a New Year’s Extravagansa of magnifique offerings and wondrous animations to welcome 2016.

In its first grand New Year’s celebration, the Harbor Garden Tent is transformed into the animated setting of the Carnival de Venezia (Carnival of Venice). An annual festival held in Italy that showcases elaborate costumes and ornate masks, the colorful setting is the stage for celebration of culture and dance.

Carnival de Venezia 2

As Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila rings in the New Year, follow its festive trail to the expansive marquee adorned with oversized maskaras and elegant floral centerpieces. The celebration features a culinary fair of barbecued specialties enhanced by signature Italian dishes that will awaken your palates. As 2015 winds down, Sofitel in its fine tration of loie de vivre takes you to the New Year with lively entertainment care of featured musical acts: the 10-piece chamber orchestra, Manila String Machine and the 7 piece full band Brass Pas Pas Pas Pas.

Count down to midnight and marvel at the scenic view of the evening sky transformed into a palette of vibrant colors wit Sofitel’s annual fireworks display enjoyed from the picturesque Harbor Garden. Be part of the celebration in your finest festive ensembles showcasing the artistic resonance of traditional Carnival de Venezia fashion. A special prize is in store for elegantly dressed guests in attendance.

The New Year’s Extravaganza: Carnival de Venezia is available at Php 4,712+++ per person with a buffet spread of culinary specialties and featured Italian fare from 7pm to 11pm of December 31, 2015, free-flowing beer and iced tea and a glass of sparkling wine to toast to 2016.

Live it Up at Le Spa

Indulge in a soothing journey as you prepare for the season’s festivities with special treatments to relax, recharge and rejuvenate. Avail of Le Spa’s Festive Package featuring a one (1) hour session of signature Filipino Pride Massage, a one (1) hour session of the Mango Delight Scrub and a 30-minute instant Glow Facial. This also includes access to Le Spa’s Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room.

The Festive Package is available at Php 15,000 nett.

Season’s Colors by Nail Artisan

Add color to your holiday at Nail Arisan. Special package rates starts at Php 1,200 (originally valued at Php 1,880 net) nett on a Classic Manicure, Classic Pedicure and Foot Spa with Paraffin.

Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle Holiday Glow and Festive Detox

Treat yourself to Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle’s featured facial’s package and showcase vibrant, younger-looking skin amidst your string of holiday engagements. Book your next session of Carboxy Facial and Oxygen Facial and enjoy your seasonal package rate of Php 10,000 nett for both treatments.

Show off your slender physique as you grace the series of festive get-togethers ahead with Vietura’s Festive Detox. Avail of five (5) sessions of Colonics, five (5) sessions of Ultralipo and a staycation at the only luxury resort hotel in the city for a featured package rate of Php 35,000 nett.

Glamour by Philippe Tordjman Le Salon

Enjoy the latest in hair care technology as Le Salon features a 20% discount on haircuts, L’Oreal conditioning treatment or a combination of both.

Promotions are valid until 31st of December.


**For more information, call +63.2.551.5555 or email [email protected].

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Christmas at Sofitel

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