Drawing inspiration from Tchaikovsky’s enchanting “Waltz of the Flowers” from The Nutcracker, this year’s festive theme, “A Waltz of the Lights,” is animated with over a million sparkling lights and candles, a distinctive 15-meter Christmas tree gracing Le Balcon adorned with ornaments and a delightful army of nutcrackers, bringing timeless French sophistication, attention to detail and joie de vivre.
Throughout the Christmas and New Year season, Vietnam’s most storied hotel will host special dining events at the award-winning modern French fine dining restaurant Le Beaulieu, and at Le Club Bar (home to the hotel’s famed Afternoon Tea and evening jazz), angelina (cocktail bar, whisky lounge and rustic European and New World restaurant), and the newly renovated modern Vietnamese restaurant Spice Garden.
Christmas Eve: Four special Christmas Eve dinners and a Sunday Brunch are on offer at the Metropole on Dec. 24, with prices ranging from VND 3 million to VND 5.2 million.
o 7-course fine dining Christmas Eve Dinner at Le Beaulieu
o Christmas Sunday Brunch at Le Beaulieu
o 6-course Christmas Eve Dinner at angelina
o Christmas Eve Buffet at Le Club Bar
o 5-course Christmas Eve Vietnamese Dinner at Spice Garden
Christmas Day: On Dec. 25 the hotel will host brunch and a series of dinners at its restaurants, ranging in price from VND 2.8 million to 4.5 million.
o 6-course fine dining Christmas Day Dinner at Le Beaulieu
o Christmas Day Brunch at Le Beaulieu
o 4-course Christmas Day Dinner at angelina
o 4-course Christmas Day Dinner at Le Club Bar
o Christmas Day BBQ Buffet at Spice Garden
New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31, 2023): With prices ranging from VND 3.3 million to 5.9 million, gala dinners and countdown parties will be the order of the evening as the world prepares to usher in 2024, including:
o 9-course New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner at Le Beaulieu
o 7-course New Year’s Eve Dinner at angelina
o New Year’s Eve Buffet at Le Club Bar
o New Year’s Eve BBQ Buffet at Spice Garden
o New Year’s Eve Countdown at Bamboo Bar (from 10.30 pm; table packages from VND 5.5 million)
o New Year’s Eve Countdown at angelina (from 11 pm; table packages from VND 5.5 million)
New Year’s Day (Jan. 1, 2024): Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi’s culinary team helps kick off the New Year with a special brunch and an exclusive New Year’s Day family barbecue.
o New Year’s Day Champagne Brunch at Le Beaulieu
o New Year’s Day BBQ Buffet at Spice Garden
A rejuvenating spa experience is exclusively designed for the festive season at Le Spa du Metropole with an exquisite 1.5-hour Thai foot massage and made-to-order facial for VND 3.9 million net.
Accor Plus members receive a 10% price reduction for all events. The 10% reduction cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions. All prices exclude 5% service charge and applicable government value added taxes. There is no charge for children under 6 years of age. Children between the ages of 6 and 11 receive a 50% reduction, while children 12 and older will be charged as adults.
Traditional festive hampers are also now available at Metropole Hanoi featuring homemade and imported gourmet products. The hotel’s delicatessen and bakery, L’Epicerie, is offering a range of special holiday gifts, such as its celebrated Buche de Noel (Christmas log cake), Santa Claus chocolate and panettone, along with turkey, caviar, Joselito ham, Les Frères Marchand cheeses and so much more.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND METROPOLE HANOI
A prominent fixture in the heart of Hanoi since 1901, the Hotel Metropole Hanoi has a long tradition as a luxury venue for prestigious events and a popular rendezvous for business and leisure travelers such as playwrights, ambassadors and heads of state. The recipient of numerous international awards for its fine service, this legendary landmark has contributed to the richness of local heritage.
The hotel includes 364 rooms that are divided into two wings – the historical Heritage Wing and the neo-classical Opera Wing. There are three legendary suites that are named after famous residents and visitors to the hotel (Graham Greene, Charlie Chaplin, Somerset Maugham).
The Metropole restaurants and bars are all famous dining venues, each offering a different exotic experience: Le Beaulieu has the best French fare in this corner of the world; Spice Garden offers elevated Vietnamese cuisine with a contemporary twist; angelina is Hanoi’s bespoke bar-lounge-restaurant; La Terrasse brings Parisian style to the sidewalks of Hanoi; Le Club Bar treats guests to its famous afternoon high tea and cool jazz performances; and, finally, Bamboo Bar brings poolside lounging to the next level.
ABOUT SOFITEL LEGEND
Sofitel Legend is an illustrious selection of heritage luxury hotels where the best of past and present converge. Set within beautiful and culturally rich destinations, each legendary retreat is both timeless and elegant, delivering lavish settings, renowned restaurants and modern comforts matched with impeccable service for the ultimate luxury experience. Noble, rare and soulful, Sofitel Legend hotels entice worldly travelers who are all drawn to these beloved places of grandeur for their storied past, architectural beauty, sweeping vistas and enchanting ambience. Sofitel Legend is part of Accor, a world-leading hospitality group consisting of approximately 5,500 properties and 10,000 food and beverage venues throughout 110 countries.
First published at TravelNewsHub.com – Global Travel News