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12th July 2024

Hilton Manila celebrates ‘Back to a Better Future: Retro Christmas’


Hilton Manila, Resorts World Manila’s leading sophisticated urban oasis, welcomes the coming Festive season with ‘Back to a Better Future: A Retro Christmas’ highlighted by the ceremonial lighting of its Christmas tree streamed online through the hotel’s official social media pages, and an ensemble of gourmet dining and luxury staycation experiences. 

“We look forward to welcoming families and staycationers back to the hotel for the holidays with the recent easing of government restrictions,” shares Simon McGrath, hotel general manager, adding “we want to celebrate by bringing back positive memories of the joys of the past years through 90s inspired festive goodies and experiences, whilst creating new memories with the whole family this Festive Season.”

To officially welcome the holidays, McGrath was joined by guests of honor: Antonino Calixto, Pasay City Congressman; Imelda Calixto-Rubiano, Pasay City Mayor; Woodrow Maquiling, Jr., Assistant Secretary, Department of Tourism; and Beatrice Gomez, Miss Universe Philippines 2021, for the intimate lighting of the hotel’s Christmas Tree by the main lobby, following social distancing protocols. Guests were encouraged to join the fun online, where the hotel aired a ‘throwback’ variety show akin to 90s music television shows aptly called ‘HTV’ or ‘Hilton TV’ and hosted by Sam YG. 

The Christmas tree lighting ceremony earmarks the start of the hotel’s innovative and decadent dining and room package offerings available from November 10 onwards.

At Kusina Sea Kitchens, indulge in a celebratory selection of premium Filipino and international end-of-the-year offerings. This December, enjoy a ‘Surf & Turf’ premium buffet show casing Boston Lobsters and Prime Rib of Beef among other Christmas favorites. December 24 buffet dinner is priced at Php 3,200 per person, on Christmas Day, December 25, lunch and dinner is priced at Php 2,900 each. To welcome the New Year, December 31, buffet dinner is priced at Php 3,200.

Hua Yuan Brasserie Chinoise welcomes patrons and their loved ones with an authentic Shanghainese Deluxe or Premium Set Menu delicately crafted by Chinese Executive Chef Kevin Xu and his Team. Menu highlights include Shanghai Xiao Long Bao, Emperor’s Flamed Chicken and Shanghainese style Sweet and Sour Yellow Croaker Fish with Pine Nuts and Broccoli, among other indulgent items. The Deluxe Set Menu is priced at Php 8,000 for a group of 4 with the Premium Set at Php 20,800. Private dining arrangements are available.

Spread Yuletide cheer with Hilton Manila’s ‘90s Edition Crafted Hampers, inspired by 90s Filipino sweets seamlessly paired with traditional Christmas favorites such as Haw Haw Dipped Crinkles, Chocnut Banana Bread and Ube Stollen Bread, among others. The lovingly curated holiday goodies are presented in handcrafted Filipino hampers made by local artisans from upcycled materials. The ‘90s Edition Crafted Hampers are available in 4 options: Waterlily Basket at Php 3,500, Novelty Kit at Php 3,900, Abaca Basket at Php 4,900, and Straw Chest Box at Php 5,900 all filled to the brim. Hilton Manila also presents a colorful selection of traditional Holiday confectionaries available at Madison Lounge & Bar. Look out for early bird and Hilton Honors discounts.

This year’s talk-of-the-town, the Vubble Dining Experience beside the famed Vega Pool, is set to take indulgence to a new level with a Premium Christmas Menu. Masterfully presented under the stars in your own private air-conditioned dome and coupled with the services of a private Vubble butler and Chef, diners can treat themselves to a mouth-watering premium menu with highlights: Golden Tomahawk U.S. Angus Steak, Reindeer Vanille Cremeux, and Waldorf Salad with Apple Mikkado, Caramelized Walnuts, Celeriac Puree and Confit Duck Le paired with premium wines. Deluxe menu price starts at Php 12,500 for two persons.

Families looking to celebrate the holidays and create new, lasting memories, may also take advantage of Hilton Manila’s special room offers such as ‘Sweeten Your Stay,’ with 25% discount on food & beverage purchases and ‘Staycation 2.0 Premium Package’ that includes a host of fun filled activities and dining adventures for the whole family. Room package rates start from Php 8,640 per night, with rooms subject to availability upon reservation until December 31, 2021. Terms and conditions apply. 

Hilton Manila observes stringent health and safety measures in line with local Government guidelines and Hilton’s own CleanStay initiative including holding a Department of Tourism “Safety Seal.” 

To view Hilton Manila’s full ‘Back to a Better Future: Retro Christmas’ brochure, please visit https://bit.ly/HiltonManilaRetroChristmas . For inquiries or reservations, please call +632 7239 7788 or +63 917 826 6442, or message us on Facebook through m.me/hiltonmanila.  


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