Sofitel Luxury Hotels bring a taste of France to revelers this holiday season


Hong Kong – This holiday season, Sofitel Luxury Hotels brings the spirit of an elegant European Christmas to its guests with a selection of French-themed festive offerings. The highlight is La Bûche de Noël, a customary French Christmas specialty dessert being served at Sofitel Luxury Hotels’ properties around the world. A delicate log cake with Frangelico flavor and hazelnut butter cream traditionally crafted to look like a log ready for the fire, each hotel’s special version of this enduring treat is sure to inspire Christmas cheer.

Celebrate Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve in style with Sofitel

Sofitel Luxury Hotels have put together a special holiday package for the nights of December 24 and December 31, in which guests can enjoy accommodation, an elegant gala dinner and a sumptuous breakfast. Bookings can be made on the hotels’ websites with the offer name ‘Celebrate with Sofitel’. Participating hotels include the Sofitel Gold Coast Broadbeach, Sofitel Tahiti Maeva, Sofitel Bora Bora Marara, Sofitel Morea Ia Ora, Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra, Sofitel Queenstown Hotel Spa, Sofitel Krabi Phokeethra, Sofitel Phnom Penh Phokeethra, and Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental.

Apart from La Bûche de Noël and special holiday package, Sofitel Luxury Hotels in Macau, Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hanoi in Vietnam are also pampering guests with various kinds of festive gourmet treats and delicacy programs.

Festive French delights at Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16

Igniting the ambience of Christmas, the Sofitel Macau at Ponte 16 will transform into a winter wonderland with its Festival of Lights (La Fête des Lumières), inspired by a festival that originated in the French city of Lyon and the hotel’s official launch of its holiday celebrations. At the heart of the Christmas celebration is the family meal and the Christmas Buffet at Mistral restaurant which brings together the finest of French delicacies. For those seeking a lighter toast to Christmas, the Christmas Edition Tea Ritual at Rendezvous encompasses a tiered selection of seasonal delicacies.

A French luxury Christmas at Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich

The festive season is the ideal excuse for guilt-free indulgence and the Sofitel Guangzhou Sunrich has designed a culinary extravaganza to suit both European and Asian tastes. 2 on 988, the hotel’s gourmet restaurant with five open kitchens, invites guests to feast upon its Lavish Christmas Buffet. The hotel’s modern Japanese steakhouse Robata Grill and Bar is offering a Christmas Exclusive Set Dinner. For a cheeky drink before or after dinner, the hotel’s Mar-Tea-Ni Lounge has prepared a specialty Christmas spices cocktail. Fatigued holiday shoppers will be tempted to flock towards the So Spa with L’Occitane for its Christmas Special, a 90-minute limited edition Relaxing Aromachologie Cherry Blossom Fairy Massage. Or, in the spirit of Christmas giving, purchase a gift set for a loved one. Alternatively, a present that will please any appetite is a Christmas Hamper.

Christmas feasts at the Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental

For those desiring leisurely meals with loved ones over the holidays, the Sofitel Shanghai Sheshan Oriental is preparing a selection of scrumptious delights with all the trimmings. The prestigious M Mediterranean Restaurant is serving a gourmet French-style Christmas Eve Set Dinner. Alternatively, Christmas Eve Buffet and Christmas Brunch Buffet will be available at Vie All Day Dining Restaurant.

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi captures the essence of Christmas

Bringing the romance of a wintery French Christmas to its surroundings, the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi will become a magical landscape of bright white lights illuminating its façade and interior garden. The centerpiece will be its dazzling 15-meter tall pine tree – the tallest in Hanoi.

Blending elegant French customs with traditional Vietnamese culture, the hotel is also serving up international gastronomic holiday treats, including its lauded French cuisine at Le Beaulieu. The Spices Garden restaurant will be presenting its famously tasty array of Vietnamese herbs and spices, while Italian-style wine and dining can be relished at Angelina’s, with resident DJs carrying the chilled mood late into the night. Christmas is the most recognized and meaningful date on the international calendar for sharing, and the hotel will once again serve the children from Nguyen Viet Xuan orphanage the longest log cake in Hanoi (12 meters).