Celebrating Christmas and New Year at midtown hotels
Update: Dec 21, 2015
Some hotels under Saigontourist and Bong Sen Corp. have prepared numerous culinary programs to serve revelers during the upcoming Christmas and New Year celebrations.
A Christmas party at the Hotel Continental Sai Gon

Rex Hotel, 141 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, HCMC, tel: 08. 3829 2185

The Vertical Garden on the ground floor of the hotel which will be turned into a heaven’s garden will host a Christmas party on December 24 from 6:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. Adults and children will be charged VND2.3 million and VND1.15 million respectively.

Majestic Sai Gon Hotel, 1 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC, Tel: 08. 3829 5517

The hotel has a special offer of turkey stuffed with almond served with mass potato, grilled vegetables and sauces at the price of VND1.999 million per portion suitable for five to six people from now until December 25.

Hotel Continental Sai Gon, 132 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC. Tel: 08.3825 7679

Christmas Eve party at the hotel in Western style is highlighted by turkey, a must-eat dish in the festive season. Baked oyster with cheese and roasted lamb are going to stimulate your senses of taste. In addition, 40 selective dishes and tasteful drinks, including special cocktails, red wine and white wine, await gastronomes in an unforgettable Christmas Eve at the Continental. At the party, Santa Claus and Fairy Snow Queen will come to present gifts and deliver greetings, wishing you a happy life. The hotel’s restaurant has been decorated for guests to enjoy a great Christmas season to the fullest. Artistic shows, including Christmas carols and traditional dances, and games are other highlights of the party. Time: 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Price: VND1.39 million an adult and VND790,000 a child.

Grand Hotel Sai Gon, 8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC. Tel: 08. 3915 5555

Grand Hotel Sai Gon welcomes Christmas 2015 and New Year 2016 by hosting exciting gala dinner parties. The parties will be held at Saigon Palace Restaurant, Chavigny Hall Restaurant and Rooftop Grand Café, either indoors or outdoors. In such a setting, guests can watch fireworks display on the city’s skyline. The party will spur revelers with shows performed by music bands and dancers.

- Christmas: from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the gala dinner buffet serves French-style turkey and grilled seafood. Entertainment shows include a jazz band, Jabbawockee-Christmas parade, angle dance, game shows and nice gifts. Tiger draft beer, soft drinks, water and wine are complimentary. Price: VND1.89 million an adult and VND1.47 million a child.

Promotion: 10% discounts for bookings till December 23, available also for staff members, and one free ticket for 10 bought.

- New Year’s Eve:

+ Saigon Palace (Fl. 2): From 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., the gala dinner buffet includes New Year special dishes and complimentary wine, Tiger beer, soft drinks and water. Price: VND2.1 million an adult and VND1.26 million a child. Music and game shows and fireworks displays. Promotion: 10% discounts and buy 10 get one free.

+ Chavigny Hall (Fl. 12): From 10 p.m. to 0:30 a.m., guests taste snacks, watch fireworks show and enjoy other interesting programs. Free flow of soft drinks and water plus one New Year cocktail.

+ Rooftop Grand Café (Fl. 20): Guests will experience New Year special dishes, including French King cakes and champagne, and music, magic and game shows. Gifts include one hotel room voucher, airport shuttle service and one dinner for two till December 31, 2016. The 20th floor is an ideal venue for watching fireworks. Free flow of beer, cocktail, wine, soft drinks and water. Price: VND2.3 million an adult and VND1.38 million a child. Promotion: 10% discounts for early birds and buy 10 get one free.

Thien Hong Hotel, 52-56 Tan Da Street, District 5, HCMC. Tel: 08. 3855 3472

The Christmas Melody program will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. on December 24. The buffet offers more than 40 Chinese and Vietnamese dishes together with exciting shows, gifts from Santa Claus, circus, karaoke and a lucky draw. Price: VND299,000 an adult and VND199,000 a child. Promotion: Buy 10 get one free and free delivery.

Palace Sai Gon Hotel, 56-66 Nguyen Hue Boulevard, District 1, HCMC. Tel: 08. 3824 4231, & Bong Sen Sai Gon Hotel, 121 Dong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC. Tel: 08. 3829 1516

The two hotels will host a lot of fantastic activities. It is a great memory when you enjoy a fine dining party while experiencing shows including Christmas carols such as Jingle Bells, Joy to the World and Santa Claus Is Coming to Town, performed by children’s choir and receiving nice gifts from Santa Claus.

Calibre Lounge (Ground floor, Bong Sen Sai Gon Hotel)

With great decoration, Calibre Lounge promises to bring a merry Christmas to guests. It offers two delicious combo options, costing VND399,000 and VND490,000 per diner respectively. Each combo includes one main dish, one drink and one Brodard cake.

Calibre Lounge (Fl. 1, Palace Saigon Hotel)

A buffet with selective dishes, a magic show and a music show are highlights for families to welcome a merry Christmas Eve. Price: VND990,000 per guest.

Bong Sen Buffet Ganh Restaurant (Ground floor of Bong Sen Sai Gon Hotel and fifth floor of Palace Sai Gon Hotel). The buffet offers special Christmas dishes. Price: VND499,000 a person.

Lemongrass Restaurant (Fl. 14 & 15, Palace Saigon Hotel)

On the 14th and 15th floors, dinners can enjoy a cool Christmas atmosphere with family and friends. From here, you can watch Nguyen Hue pedestrian street. Price: VND790,000 per person per set menu.

Bier Garden Restaurant

The Christmas dinner at the restaurant is highlighted by the performance of a Filipino band. VND790,000 per guest per set menu.

Viet Nam House and Lemongrass (4 Nguyen Thiep Street, District 1, HCMC)

If you like a peaceful and elegant atmosphere on Christmas Eve, Viet Nam House and Lemongrass are recommended. Price: VND790,000 per person per set menu.