Paint the town red in Acacia Hotel’s “Roaring 2014: A Great Gatsby New Year’s Eve Countdown Party” on December 31 at the Grand Acacia Ballroom. Indulge in a lavish dinner buffet while listening to a mix of smooth jazz tunes and retro music by the Skarlet Swing Machine. For those who prefer a more intimate gathering, The Lobby will offer the “A Toast Adieu to 2013” four-course set dinner menu with serenades by a mellow voice accompanied by a violinist. For inquiries, call 720 2000 or visit www.acaciahotelsmanila.com.
Diamond Hotel has prepared a exclusive room packages for the New Year. Celebrate the event from the comfort of your own room with the “New Year’s Eve Room Package” for a Superior Room inclusive of breakfast for two on December 31. For an all-out luxurious treat, opt for a Premiere Room or any of the suites for a better view of the Manila Bay. Extend your holiday vacation with the Opening Salvo Room Package available from January 1 to 15, 2014. For inquiries, call 528-3000 or e-mail email@example.com.
@Crowne Plaza Manila Galleria
Greet 2014 with an exciting Korean experience dubbed “Discover Gangnam” at Crowne Plaza’s Seven Corners Restaurant happening from January 3 to 19, 2014. Four award-winning Korean guest chefs together with a mixologist will bring their intimate culinary knowledge of Korea’s most affluent district. An array of quintessential Korean dishes will spread out in Seven Corner’s seven-line cooking stations. For inquiries, call 633-7222 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ride the soul train towards 2014 with a 70’s inspired dinner and countdown party at Discovery Suites. The evening starts with a lavish dinner at the 22 Prime Restaurant from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. featuring a “New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner” with a lavish buffet. The “Have a Groovy New Year” comes after, where revelers can dance to the disco hits of Human Race. For inquiries, call 719-6822.
@Dusit Thani Manila
Prepare to be transported to Rio de Janeiro as Dusit Thani Manila rocks the metro with “Samba Like It Hot” party to usher the New Year at the Grand Ballroom on December 31 starting at 8:30 p.m. Latin vibe, maracas, cigars, dancers and hot music by Sabor Latino—the premier Latin band in the country plus live DJ awaits all guests. For inquiries and reservations, call 238 8888.
@Mandarin Oriental Hotel
Toast the New Year in style as Mandarin Oriental’s Martinis Bar welcomes 2014 with “The Golden Fizz Party” on December 31 from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. With free entrance for everyone, partygoers can enjoy live performances by award-winning jazz and blues band, the BratPack and DJ Manolet Santos. Get a chance to “crack the golden vault” and win bottles of lavish wines and gift vouchers. For reservations, call 750-8888
@Resorts World Manila
Resorts World Manila’s Grand Fiesta Manila 2013 gears up to welcome the coming New Year with three simultaneous countdown parties within the one-stop, nonstop integrated tourism destination. Beginning at 5 p.m. on December 31, the “3 Cheers To The New Year” will welcome a thrilling 2014 with performances at The Plaza in Newport Mall, entertainment hub Bar 360, and at TAPS inside the exclusive Genting Club. Slated to perform are folk-inspired musical supergroup Bandang Kawayan, and pinoy pop music exponent Class of Six Band start the main party in the evening, before headliners including pop diva Yeng Constantino, the very first Voice of the Philippines Mitoy Yonting with Draybers, and rock icons The Dawn take on the stage to welcome 2014. For more information, visit www.rwmanila.com or call the Tourist/Visitor Hotline at (632) 908-8833.
@Richmonde Hotel Ortigas
Greet the start of 2014 with an abundant New Year’s Eve gourmet feast at Richmonde Hotel Ortigas. Start enjoying the last few hours of the year with an array of international dishes at Richmonde Café’s New Year’s Eve Gala Dinner with favorites like Roast Prime Rib, Lamb with Beer Sauce, Broiled Salmon with Basil Cream Sauce, Risotto di Mare, Prune Clafoutis, and Yuletide Croquembouche, and inclusive of bottomless iced tea or a glass of red or white wine and fun party favors. For inquiries, call 689-8419 or 638-7777 extension 3409.
@The Peninsula Manila
The Peninsula Manila is bracing itself for the biggest night of year as it bursts at the seams with exciting New Year’s Eve party venues, options and ideas. Whether it’s fancy “Great Gatsby” big band music at The Lobby, a more intimate and elegant dinner in Old Manila, or dancing 2013 away in Salon de Ning, there’s more than enough to do as the clock strikes midnight and we welcome 2014 with a bang. For inquiries, call 887-2888 or visit www.peninsula.com.
@The Manor at Camp John Hay
Celebrate the coming New Year with festivities at The Manor at Camp John Hay in Baguio City on December 31. The hotel garden features non-stop music from Manila String Machine, Powerpuff Corn Band, and The Band of Brothers, all performing from 6:30 p.m. until 1 a.m. The celebration includes a sumptuous dinner buffet, a light show, live entertainment, champagne toast, balloon drop, party favors and noisemakers, as well as fireworks display to welcome the year ahead. For inquiries, call (074) 424-0931 or visit www.campjohnhay.ph.
@Traders Hotel, Manila
Traders Hotel, Manila invites you to pop the bubbly and welcome the dawn of a brand new year in a night of fun-filled partying on December 31 at the newly renovated Embassy Ballroom Foyer. Toast to 2014 with a midnight countdown party starting at 10 p.m. onwards with unlimited iced tea, cocktail buffet and a glass of champagne. Groove to the beat of mainstream, hip-hop and R&B by the metro’s hottest mixtress DJ Nina Saputil, resident stunner and spinner at top bars. For inquiries, call (632) 708-4888.
Live the last moments of 2013 in style with a festive night at Waterfront Pavilion Hotel and Casino (WPHC). Savor champagne and canapés starting at 7 p.m. while mingling with friends and family at Seasons Café, followed by a lavish gala dinner at the hotel restaurant. For inquiries, visit www.waterfronthotels.com.ph or call 5261212.