This festive season, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London invites guests to fully immerse themselves into the festive spirit and celebrate the season of tradition and joy, with an enchanting wintery wonderland array. Guests will be able to step inside a magical kingdom of festive delights between neighbouring Hyde Park and buzzy Knightsbridge as the hotel unveils an enchanting Christmas like no other.
Throughout December at any given time or day, guests sitting amongst the festivities will continue to be ‘surprised and delighted’ by the award-winning restaurants and bars to ring in festive cheer by offering guests special treats of the day. These delicacies could range from Heston’s soul-warming Winter Spice Hot Chocolate to sumptuous cakes from The Mandarin Cake Shop or The Aubrey’s signature cocktails.
Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London is the place to gather this festive season as the hotel’s lounge is transformed into an enchanting wonderland featuring a magnificent custom-made carousel bar, in partnership with Moët & Chandon. Conjuring up childhood memories of funfairs and traditional activities, the new pop-up carousel bar inspired by the hotel’s rich history, has been created to surprise and delight all guests who enter the hotel during the festive period. Special treats including MoëtMOments, Heston’s soul-warming Winter Spice Hot Chocolate or Mulled Tea from The Rosebery will also be available. Event architects for the likes of Sir Elton John and Adele, Steven Duggan Events have created a whimsically timeless carousel bar decked out in a rich palate of red, green, and gold with embossed Mandarin Oriental fans and historical depictions of the hotel.
The magic does not end there as throughout the festive period, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London presents three enchanting stays to choose from: Wintery Wonderland, Christmas on the Park, and Little Festive Ranger, where couples and families alike will enjoy many festive treats throughout, from tickets to Winter Wonderland, to a two-Michelin-starred Christmas Day lunch, Christmas carols and a visit from Father Christmas. The little ones will be spoilt for choice from an array of festive treats from homemade gingerbread man and cupcakes to festive movie nights and so much more.
Guests will also enjoy a homely log fire, dazzling decorations whilst indulging in The Rosebery’s Wintery Wonderland Tea, including a special menu for children to enjoy, as well as a delicious selection of themed cakes from The Mandarin Cake Shop. Heston Blumenthal’s two-Michelin-starred extravaganza radiates his curiosity and fascination with historic British cuisine and will take the palate by surprise in this unique festive menu. The Aubrey will take guests on a festive adventure of innovative cocktails, Japanese flavours, Asian ingredients, and live DJs, along with an unmissable New Year’s Eve Party.
For those seeking to immerse themselves in a bit of relaxation and self-care or a touch of glamour, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London offers the perfect sanctuary. Guests can choose from OSKIA’s Signature Glow Facial or The -30 Degrees Vagus Re-Programming Facial – both of which are proven to deliver an immediate skin glow.
Magical moments will take place on Thursday 7 and 14 December as the hotel spreads festive cheer to its neighbours and local passers-by offering complimentary hot chocolate and decadent mince pies from 5-6 pm, alongside a soulful Gospel Choir.
Furthermore, on Sunday 10 December, Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London’s iconic Christmas fair will make a return with special gifts and charming pieces from neighbouring stores available for sale. The uplifting and harmonious voices of London Contemporary voices will echo throughout the lobby with classic festive tunes on Christmas Eve at 6 pm for everyone enjoy.
The festive celebrations at Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London will be waiting for all guests visiting the hotel between Monday 20 November 2023 and Sunday 7 January 2024.
Wintery Wonderland is available from 20 November to 23 December 2023 with starting prices at £1,460.
Little Festive Ranger is available from 20 November to 23 December 2023 with starting prices at £1,350.
Christmas on the Park is available over the Christmas period from 23 to 27 December 2023 with a three-night stay in a luxurious room or suite, starting at £1,560.
The Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London’s Carousel Bar will be open from 5 December 2023 until 7 January 2024.