Step into a world of opulence and extravagance with The Peninsula Hotels, a collection of 12 exquisite properties around the globe that redefine luxury. Known as a joyfully welcoming second home during the holidays for its guests, at this special time of year, travelers from around the world converge at the legendary hotels to take part in their array of celebratory feasts, performances, activities and opportunities to create extraordinary memories together.
Bringing a touch of glamor and nostalgia to its holiday celebrations, The Peninsula Hotels not only provide unparalleled luxury to their esteemed guests but also grant exclusive access to some of the most prestigious brands and experiences in the world. From The Peninsula New York's enchanting collaboration with the iconic FAO Schwarz toy store to The Peninsula Hong Kong's Peninsula Express, a magical train journey transporting guests from the Grand Salisbury Station to destinations inspired by the newly opened Peninsula properties in Istanbul and London, each experience promises to make your holiday season truly unforgettable.
The Peninsula New York | New York, NY
This year, the festive experiences offered at The Peninsula Hotels will center around traditional holiday pleasures: Lighting the beautifully decorated Lobby Christmas tree; gathering around it to enjoy enchanting music; and savoring lavish meals and delightful activities among family and loved ones. For the first time during the festive season, The Peninsula New York is thrilled to announce a collaboration with New York City's iconic toy store, FAO Schwarz, with a magical stay package, where guests can create special memories with their families with a stay in a holiday-themed Grand Suite, filled with FAO Schwarz's most popular toys for the season, $500 of gifts from a private toy shopping event and unforgettable experiences for the most wonderful time of the year. To kick off the holiday season in style, on Thursday, November 30, The Peninsula New York invites you to a special Tree Lighting at Salon de Ning rooftop bar and terrace accompanied by holiday drinks. Fifty percent of the night's proceeds will be donated to The New York Center for Children. Additionally, The Peninsula New York will donate $10 from each Festive Afternoon Tea to The New York Center for Children (NYCC). From sweets at the Peninsula Sweet Shoppe after school and Victorian Carolers on the weekend to experiences that give back - there is no shortage of festive experiences for fun-filled family stay.
The Peninsula London, London, England (opened September 12, 2023)
Celebrating their first holiday season, the hotel will offer festive afternoon tea and Christmas menus at refined dining venues Canton Blue, Brooklands and The Lobby. Opening in late November just in time for the holidays, the Peninsula Spa & Wellness Centre will offer a diverse array of relaxation and well-being choices for wellness enthusiasts – including an extensive menu of mind-body therapies, a results-driven wellness program, a fully equipped fitness studio, and a 25-m indoor swimming pool. A serene, sophisticated escape, The Peninsula London brings spectacular new style and luxury to Belgravia – where Hyde Park Corner meets the Wellington Arch just steps away from Buckingham Palace, Knightsbridge and other icons.
The Peninsula Paris (16th Arrondissement, Paris)
Boasting an exceptional level of opulence and sophistication, The Peninsula Paris welcomes guests and their families to celebrate the holiday season and the spirit of giving in a quintessentially Parisian style with glamorous festive decor, menus and fashion partnerships encouraging a memorable holiday.
Beyond the enchanting holiday decor, the property will feature a festive collaboration in partnership with children’s fashion brand Tartine et Chocolat, adding an extra touch of magic to the season. For those planning a trip to the City of Light, seize the opportunity with the A Magical Festive Season offer offering an array of complimentary benefits, including daily American breakfast, special welcome amenities by Tartine & Chocolat for the little ones and more. Experience the magic of the season at The Peninsula Paris, where luxury meets the joy of the holidays. Indulge in world-class culinary delights at the esteemed restaurants, Lili and the 2 Michelin-starred L’Oiseau Blanc offering special menus for Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day brunch.
The Peninsula Hong Kong | Hong Kong
Step into a world where every moment is a celebration, and the holidays come alive in a symphony of luxury and tradition at The Peninsula Hong Kong. Join the festive cheer as the Grande Dame orchestrates lively celebrations, featuring the much-anticipated return of The Peninsula Express—a nostalgic train journey transporting guests from the Grand Salisbury Station to destinations inspired by the newly opened Peninsula properties in Istanbul and London. Continue the holiday festivities with a sumptuous feast on November 23, 2023, showcasing delights from Chesa, The Verandah, Michelin-starred Spring Moon, and Imasa. This one-night-only event includes a festive concert and tree lighting ceremony curated by the hotel’s acclaimed culinary team. Further holiday experiences include a Festive Afternoon Tea on the iconic Star Ferry, specialty drinks in The Lobby, and indulgent spa treatments. In December, witness the transformation of Felix into a festive party scene with music, decor, and delightful dishes in collaboration with Magic Room. Celebrate this festive season at The Peninsula Hong Kong, where each moment becomes a part of a joyous and unforgettable holiday.
The Peninsula Istanbul | Istanbul, Turkey (opened February 14, 2023)
Nestled on the picturesque Bosphorus strait in Istanbul's historic Karaköy district, The Peninsula Istanbul began welcoming guests on February 14, 2023. Now, as it gears up for its inaugural festive season, the hotel invites guests to partake in special holiday programming. To kick off the holiday season, guests are encouraged to enjoy a festive Tree Lighting Event in The Lobby on Saturday, November 25 accompanied by festive decor, enchanting lights, and nutcrackers scattered throughout the hotel. Break bread with loved ones over special holiday meals, including a Thanksgiving Brunch at The Lobby on Sunday, November 26, and Festive Brunch and Afternoon Tea starting December 1. Positioned as the latest gem in the luxury Peninsula brand, The Peninsula Istanbul plays a pivotal role in the upcoming Galataport waterfront revitalization project. This strategic location grants guests easy access to museums, art galleries, restaurants, and boutiques during the holiday season. Solidifying its status as a global luxury leader, The Peninsula Istanbul boasts classical-inspired architecture, lush gardens, inviting swimming pools, The Peninsula Spa, and a diverse culinary experience featuring both local and international delights. It's an exceptional destination for celebrating the holidays with loved ones. Enhance your festive itinerary by exploring Istanbul's iconic historic landmarks within walking distance, such as the Galata Tower, Galata Bridge, and the renowned Sultanahmet District. Immerse yourself in a seamless blend of history, elegance, and luxury as you create lasting holiday memories in this enchanting setting.
The Peninsula Chicago | Chicago, Illinois
The Windy City’s famed hotel inspires connection and celebration this holiday season with a wealth of family-friendly activities. Returning for its 11th season, The Peninsula Sky Rink will open just in time for Thanksgiving. The 2,100 sq ft synthetic ice rink is the only hotel skating rink in Chicago and is surrounded by Chicago's skyscrapers and twinkling lights - the perfect location for festive celebration. The iconic skating rink's outdoor menu will feature a selection of hot beverages and light bites, of which the proceeds go to two local children’s charities. Additionally, the hotel will offer holiday afternoon tea, a new iteration of the hotel’s signature festive decor, including the Peninsula’s classic Page Bear statutes dressed in their holiday best, and a Holly Jolly Family package, which features an in-room tree or menorah, access to holiday-themed books, movies and games, daily breakfast and more. Travelers will be charmed with a visit this season to the five-star hotel that brought traditional Asian service together with Midwestern warmth.