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Mandarin Oriental Offers NY Holiday Events



This holiday season Mandarin Oriental, New York invites guests to celebrate with an assortment of festive getaway offerings, packages and a grand finale to 2011 with the New Year's Eve Gala hotel package.

New Year's Eve Gala Weekend Hotel Package
Mandarin Oriental's New Year's Eve Gala Weekend Hotel Package is the ultimate grand finale to 2011 and the perfect way to launch into 2012. The evening glamour begins upon arrival to a stylishly-appointed room or suite with breathtaking views of Manhattan. New Year's festivities commence Saturday, December 31, 2011 in the 36th floor Ballroom with a black-tie evening that includes a premium open bar, a cocktails and hors d'oeuvres reception, champagne, gourmet dinner, dancing to live music and surprise entertainment throughout the evening.

The New Year's Eve Gala Weekend Hotel Package includes:
Two nights' accommodation in a deluxe room category or above for check-in on December 30 or 31, 2011
Two tickets to the hotel's annual black-tie New Year's Eve Gala held in the Mandarin Ballroom
Daily American breakfast for up to two guests to be enjoyed in-room or in signature restaurant Asiate
Valet parking
Late check-out of 4pm
Rates for the New Year's Eve Gala package begin at USD 5,450. For reservations, please call +1 (212) 805 8800 and mention "New Year's Eve Package". This package is based on availability and rates are inclusive of taxes and gratuities. This package is based on a two night minimum stay and additional nights may be booked at prevailing rates. Package must be cancelled 14 days prior to arrival to avoid a 100% cancellation charge.
Individual tickets to Mandarin Oriental, New York's New Year's Eve Gala are available for USD 1,500 per person, plus tax and gratuity. For gala tickets please call +1 (212) 805 8858 or email NewYearsEveNYC(at)mohg(dot)com.
The "I Love a Parade" Package Celebrates Thanksgiving
Mandarin Oriental, New York's 6,000 square foot ballroom is Manhattan's best kept secret for watching Macy's legendary annual Thanksgiving Day Parade. Guests who book the I Love a Parade package have exclusive access to perch 280 feet above the parade's colorful array of floats and balloons passing through Columbus Circle Thanksgiving morning. Available November 22rd - 25th, the I Love a Parade package includes:

A complimentary upgrade to a Central Park View Room
Exclusive ballroom access with parade views on Thanksgiving Day, November 24
Seasonal welcome amenity
The I Love a Parade package is priced at USD 1,155 per night with a complimentary upgrade to a Central Park View Room. Additional nights may be booked at prevailing rates. This package is subject to hotel availability. For reservations, call +1 (866) 801 8880, email monyc-reservations(at)mohg(dot)com or visit

Moet Champagne Slumber Party Package
In celebration of the holidays and the finer things in life, Mandarin Oriental, New York has partnered with one of the world's finest champagne houses to create the most glamorous Manhattan girls' getaway - a Moët Champagne Slumber Party. Come together for holiday shopping in the city with up to four friends to stay in luxuriously appointed accommodations while enjoying quality time enjoying Manhattan's holiday sparkle, getting pampered and bonding over copious amounts of Moët Imperial bubbly.

The Moët Champagne Slumber Party package includes:
One night in a suite for up to two people, or one night in a suite with a connecting room for up to four people
Two bottles of Moët Imperial Champagne per suite/room
Manicures and pedicures in the hotel's Five-Star Spa
Saks Fifth Avenue VIP shopping experience with a Personal Style Consultant
A selection of ‘girls' night in' movies
Package rates start from USD 3,250 for one night of suite-only accommodations for up to two people, and start from USD 5,000 for one night of suite with connecting room accommodations for up to four people. This package is available September 8, 2011 - April 30, 2012, is based on availability, and cannot be combined with other offers. Additional nights may be booked at prevailing rates. For more information or to book, please contact reservations at +1 212 805 8800 or call toll free +1 866 801 8880.
Hansel and Gretel Holiday Package with the Metropolitan Opera
Mandarin Oriental, New York and the Metropolitan Opera are delighted to offer their fifth annual family holiday opera package. This year, the Met will present Humperdinck's operatic fairy tale, Hansel and Gretel. Sung in English, this beloved story by The Brothers Grimm is an irresistibly charming way for families to celebrate the holiday season. The Hansel and Gretel package combines orchestra prime seating, a horse and carriage tour of Central Park, holiday Afternoon Tea for four in the hotel's scenic Lobby Lounge with luxury accommodations at Mandarin Oriental, New York - just steps away from the Met's home at Lincoln Center.
Evening performances are available December 16, 21, 24 or January 3, 2012 and matinee performances are available on December 29, 30 and January 7, 2012. The package includes:
One night of accommodation for two adults/two children in two adjacent rooms
Four Orchestra Prime seats to the Met's Hansel and Gretel
Holiday Afternoon Tea for four in Mandarin Oriental's Lobby Lounge
Horse and carriage tour of Central Park

The Hansel and Gretel Holiday Package rates for two adjacent rooms begin at USD 2,485. This package must be booked a minimum of two weeks in advance of the desired performance date to ensure ticket availability. The tickets purchased for the Metropolitan Opera's performance is non-refundable if package is cancelled. This package is subject to ticket and hotel availability. For reservations call +1 (866) 801 8880 or go to

About Mandarin Oriental, New York
A stunning fusion of modern design with stylish Oriental flair, Mandarin Oriental, New York features 248 elegant guestrooms and suites - all with breathtaking views of Manhattan and Five-Star hospitality. Luxurious amenities include Asiate, the hotel's elegant restaurant; MObar created by noted interior designer, Tony Chi; the Lobby Lounge with dramatic views of Central Park; a 14,500-square-foot, Five-Star Mandarin Oriental Spa; and a state-of-the-art fitness center with a 75-foot lap pool. In addition, there is premium meeting and event space, including a 6,000-square-foot pillar-less ballroom with three walls of windows overlooking Central Park. Located in Columbus Circle's Time Warner Center, Mandarin Oriental, New York is in an idyllic location just steps away from world-class dining, shopping and entertainment, including the Broadway Theater District, Lincoln Center, Central Park, Jazz at Lincoln Center and the Time Warner Center's collection of upscale retail shops and restaurants.

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world's most prestigious hotels and resorts. Mandarin Oriental now operates, or has under development, 41 hotels representing over 10,000 rooms in 26 countries, with 18 hotels in Asia, 12 in The Americas and 11 in Europe and Middle East. In addition, the Group operates, or has under development, 12 Residences at Mandarin Oriental connected to its properties.

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