There are some destinations that go the extra mile to ensure that your Christmas getaway is full of festive cheer for all the family. Whether a traditionalist who enjoys roaring log fires, twinkling lights and snowball fights, or a lover of the contemporary Christmas, the following five hotels can give you a celebration to savour for years to come.
Royal Mansour, Marrakech
For those in search of a festive getaway filled with all the magic of Christmas but in sunnier climes, Royal Mansour is just the place. Guests can feast on chef Yannick Alléno’s masterful culinary creations, as well as relaxing in the splendour of the unforgettable spa. The rest of the time can be spent marvelling at the enchanting decorations, which add a unique, elegant Eastern twist to the celebrations.
Lotte Hotel, Moscow
At the Lotte Moscow, the keyword is decadence. The grand staircase glitters with a waterfall of shimmering lights, flanked by huge, voluminous Christmas trees. Guests are immediately greeted with festive opulence as they enter the shining lobby, with a seasonal glass centrepiece commanding attention. As guests leave, they step out into the biting air of a Russian December, leaving behind memories of a Christmas like no other.
Lotte New York Palace, New York
Found in the city that has set the scene to countless Christmas films, the Lotte New York Palace is the perfect place for anyone searching for a magical celebration straight from the movies. There are huge Christmas trees at almost every corner, illuminating the gently falling snow from behind the windows. For those searching for a festive escape full of grandeur and glamour, this is the hotel for you.
A five minute stroll away from Harrods and Harvey Nichols, where better than the Lanesborough to enjoy festive indulgence as well as some last minute Christmas shopping? Whether you fancy enjoying a seasonally themed afternoon tea, or a cocktail designed especially for Christmas in the stylish bar, you are sure to leave the Lanesborough feeling full of festive cheer.
Brenners Park, Baden Baden
No country does Christmas better than Germany- the land of gluhwein, stollen and the ubiquitous bratwurst is the ultimate destination for a quintessential yuletide celebration. Brenners Park provides a luxurious temple of serenity after a day of eating, drinking and merriment. The splendour of each room is heightened by the extravagant and elegant decorations, immersing their guests into their very own fairy tale.