Let’s talk about staycation and dining packages that are enticing us out of our hidey-holes. I mean, we’re not going anywhere else for awhile, so let’s explore this great city of ours, support local businesses and get some crazy-good deals while we’re at it.
The Langham, Hong Kong
One of several tempting staycations on offer at The Langham, with the brand celebrating its amazing 155th anniversary in 2020, is Gourmet Moments (from $1,788/night), ideal for foodies. It comes with a $1,400 dining credit (three-starred T’ang Court all the way!) and a gin tasting for two at Artesian along with daily breakfast, a room upgrade and more. Another option, this one available only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, the highlight of Wind in Your Sails (from $1,400/night) is an evening harbour cruise for two aboard red-sailed junk aqualuna, where you can toast the views with a special Langham mocktail. A $600 dining credit and breakfast for two complete this staycation. Both packages are available for stays until 31 January 2021. Read our review of a staycation at The Langham.
A standalone staycation for those pining for a trip to the Big Smoke, the A Glimpse of London package (from $1,148/night or $1,648/night with $800 dining credit) is highlighted by a 30-minute photo session in two fabulously appointed London-themed rooms: A Trip to London Parks and Pink Afternoon Tea Room. If you opt for the rate that includes a dining credit, you can treat yourself to iconic British dishes such as fish and chips, shepherd’s pie and bangers and mash. Valid 15 January–31 March 2021.
8 Peking Road, TST, 2375 1133, book Gourmet Moments online, book Wind in Your Sails online, book A Glimpse of London online
Hyatt Centric Victoria Harbour Hong Kong
Hyatt Centric’s ongoing Tour the World in Hong Kong series continues with the We Miss Thailand package (from $2,280/night on weekdays and $2,480/night on weekends and public holidays). It includes daily breakfast, a Thai set menu for two at rooftop restaurant Cruise, an in-room Thai or aroma oil massage by Siam Botanicals and a set of Siam Botanicals’ body roll-ons. Plus, Hyatt Centric has a great infinity pool to extend those Thai holiday vibes. Valid until 31 March 2021.
1 North Point Estate Lane, North Point, 5720 2993 (WhatsApp), book online
Hyatt Regency Hong Kong, Tsim Sha Tsui
The Hyatt Regency in TST has a fine staycation package (from $1,380/night) on offer that includes lots to tickle our taste buds – early check-in and late checkout, breakfast for two, a $300 shopping voucher and a wide array of wonderful dining options, from all-you-can-eat dim sum at The Chinese Restaurant plus in-room cocktails and snacks, to a $1,000 dining credit that can be used at old-school fine-dining stunner Hugo’s, to in-room dining that includes a three-course takeaway lunch set from Cafe AND a set dinner for two from Cafe or The Chinese Restaurant. Valid until 31 March 2021.
Gateway Hotel, Hong Kong
The Festive Seafood Eatcation (from $1,088/night) at Gateway Hotel features an in-room seafood platter and a bottle of wine, plus breakfast for two. Guests staying between Sunday–Thursday (except 15 February) will receive extra perks of a complimentary room upgrade and a guaranteed 30-hour stay! Valid until 28 February 2021.
Harbour City, 13 Canton Road, TST, 2113 0222, book online
Cordis, Hong Kong
Cordis hotel’s Good Food, Good Times package (from $1,998/night) includes three meals for two each day: breakfast and dinner buffets at The Place and set lunch at Alibi. That’s great value for great food! Early check-in, late checkout, 30% off at all hotel F&B venues and a $300 spa credit are also included. Valid until 30 June 2021 (tip: Cordis has an wide range of staycation packages on offer that include wining and dining, so be sure to check out the staycation packages page for the full list).
Grand Hyatt Hong Kong
Grand Hyatt’s afternoon tea offering is one of the best in Hong Kong, so if you’re as big a fan as we are, check out the five-star hotel’s Tea & Stay package (from $1,680/night), the pinnacle of which is a lavish Tiffin in-room tea set for two. This 24-hour-stay package also includes daily breakfast, a complimentary room upgrade and discounted valet parking. Valid until 28 February 2021.
1 Harbour Road, Wanchai, 2588 1234, book online
JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong
The JW Stay Well Dine Well 2021 package (from $2,021/night) at JW Marriott includes dining credits that equal your room rate, so splurge on that suite! This means you could live large with dim sum at Man Ho Chinese Restaurant for lunch, followed by an in-room steak dinner from Flint, ending with champagne brunch at The Lounge. If checking in on Monday–Thursday, you’ll get to stay for 24 hours in total. Valid until 31 March 2021 (blackout dates of 11–14 February).
Another staycation option at JW Marriott that involves wining and dining is the JW Eatcation 2021 package (from $2,180/night), and it’s perfect for those of you who think room service is the bomb. It includes buffet breakfast and private in-room dining for two – either a six-course set menu from Man Ho, a four-course set menu from Fish Bar or a four-course set menu from Flint. Also valid until 31 March 2021 (blackout dates apply).
Hong Kong Ocean Park Marriott Hotel
This one comes from Klook, but it’s a good one. The Stay and Dine Vacation package (from $1,188/night) at Ocean Park Marriott offers accommodation in a Premier Room, breakfast for two, free valet parking and – the clincher – a $800 dining credit per night’s stay, to be used at a selection of Lai Sun Dining restaurants (Beefbar, Prohibition Grill House, CIAK, Canton Bistro, China Tang, Chiu Tang, Old Bazaar Kitchen, KiKi Noodle Bar and Sun’s Bazaar). Valid until 31 March 2021.
180 Wong Chuk Hang Road, Aberdeen, 3555 1688, book online (must be booked via Klook)
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