A Luxury Hotel Christmas Break is a real treat and we have uncovered some hotel packages for you this Christmas, if you are planning on something special this year. Top choices for those planning a Christmas break that will not disappoint.
Luxury Hotels Christmas Breaks 2015
Located in Tetbury, Gloucestershire, this 14th-century stone farm house is situated on 200 acres of land where photo opportunities abound. Its modern Art Deco design and beautifully refurbished units create a modern, yet homey environment in which a broad range of amenities can be enjoyed. Just down the road from Highgrove, Calcot Manor features facilities such as an outdoor hot tub, hotel cinema, computer access, play stations for the children and a state-of-the-art restaurant.
Over Christmas break, the Manor offers a string quartet to play for guests as they have dinner, and live choir carollers perform on Christmas Day. Guests can enjoy a champagne breakfast in bed on Christmas morning or venture down to the conservatory for their mimosa toast. Christmas luncheon and candlelit supper are provided with most packages, and visitors can then spend Boxing Day afternoon down the road at Scott’s Wildfowl Trust. On the last evening of the getaway, a black-tie farewell dinner is provided with live entertainment and games and events for children. This facility is one of laid-back luxury, and therefore perfect for anyone who wants a terrific place in which to enjoy Christmas holiday with family or friends.
Three-night packages start at £890pp and includes meals.
Located in Lenham, Kent, the Chilston Park Hotel is the former home of a viscount and is the perfect foodies choice, four poster beds and antique fireplaces. Culpepper’s, the hotel’s restaurant, offers unparalleled service and delicious fare and delightful cocktails to please any taste bud.
A four-course lunch is provided on Christmas Eve day and later a buffet dinner is provided, after which a special airing of the Queen’s Speech is played. Guests can then nestle into an armchair and enjoy some authentic Kir Royale prior to supper and indulge in a proper carol singing show with other guests. Transportation is provided to midnight mass for those who wish to participate and guests can indulge in mince pies and mulled wine upon their return. Visitors are also welcome to enjoy fishing on the hotel’s Lake on Boxing Day afternoon.
With a festive vibe and friendly atmosphere, holidaymakers cannot go wrong with a stay at the Chilston Park Hotel.
Two-night packages start at £329pp and includes accommodation, entertainment and Christmas lunch.
This small, country hotel in King’s Lynn, Norfolk, features 30 cottages, a spa, an 18 hole golf course and beautiful colourful gardens. Local folklore suggests that centuries ago, Princess Pocahontas planted a mulberry tree on the grounds of the hotel after a visit to Heacham, and guests enjoy viewing the tree and wondering if there is any truth to the story. Regardless of whether the princess actually strolled the gardens of the hotel, visitors will have a fantastic Christmas break enjoying its celestial spas, state-of-the-art golf course and delicious, home-cooked food.
All guests are invited to a Christmas Eve candlelit dinner overlooking the fairway, as well as a ‘Norfolk Breakfast’ on Christmas morning. Several fireplaces adorn the lobby, where many guests enjoy snuggling up with a cocktail to await the holiday. In nearby Sandringham, visitors can watch the Hunstanton annual charity swim or watch the Royal Family as they attend the holiday service. An evening buffet on Christmas Day is provided at the hotel, and chocolates and sherry are available afterward.
Three-night breaks start at £388pp including the aforementioned meals, gratuities and golf.
Located in Winchester, Hampshire’s Hotel du Vin is another great choice for those planning a Christmas break away from home. Located a mere 300 yards from Winchester Cathedral, this redbrick hotel is in a lovely setting that visitors will never forget. Travellers can enjoy a sabbatical at this spiritual-themed hotel where a friendly staff attempts to fulfill every wish.
Carol singers perform on a regular basis and bells peel consistently to announce performances, meals and midnight mass at the nearby Cathedral. Christmas Eve lunch is provided, with complimentary mulled wine. High Street is lit up in the evening to illuminate visitors’ brisk walk to midnight mass. A tea social on Christmas Day is open to both hotel guests and local residents.
Double rooms start at £150 and include Christmas Eve lunch, but two-day or three-day all-inclusive packages are also available. Amenities at the hotel include room service, a gift shop, fitness center and lounge.
Conveniently situated in Llandudno, Conwy in Wales, the Bodysgallen Hall and Spa is a stately manor home that overlooks Snowdonia National Park and Conwy Castle. Decorated with wide fireplaces and ancestral portraits, visitors can take a step back in time over Christmas break and enjoy a true Downton Abbey ambience. Spa services are available seven days a week and the hotel boasts a generous size lounge.
The Hall party begins with a reception where quality champagne is served, and continues with a full course dinner and free shuttle to midnight mass for those who wish to participate. Later in the evening, mince pie and port are served and Christmas Day centers around a four course lunch and later, a buffet supper. On Boxing Day the establishment offers a themed gala dinner during which live Welsh harp music is played.
Packages start at £280pp per night, for three night stays beginning on the 24th of December and packages include entertainment and meals.
If you are planning a Scotland Christmas break, you should consider the Rosslea Hall Hotel in Loch Lomond. This 19th-century country home estate has recently undergone an extensive renovation and features a modernist décor and contemporary amenities to please essentially any traveller. The establishment is only a short drive from Glasgow and all the wonderful shopping opportunities offered by the city. The ambiance of the hotel is definitely that of a home away from home.
Guests are encouraged to arrive by 3 PM on check-in day for a Christmas social in the Conservatory, where complementary tea and scones are served. On Christmas Day, a delicious breakfast is provided at the Buck’s Fizz restaurant, where Father Christmas himself will appear to greet guests. The Queen’s speech will be televised in the community parlour of the hotel, followed by games for adults and children.
Discounted three night packages start at £215 and include meals and shuttle service.
London’s Royal Horseguards Hotel in Westminster is a terrific choice for those who enjoy a sophisticated, city themed, Christmas break. Located in glitzy central London, visitors have a view of the famous Thames River and can attend Christmas morning services if they choose at nearby Westminster Abbey.
This establishment has been given the prestigious London Hotel of the Year Award in 2010 and 2013, and visitors will enjoy amenities such as a spa, whirlpool, community recreation hall and on-site café and lounge. Upon check-in, hot mulled wine and mince pies are provided, and a four course Christmas Day lunch is offered while a screening of the Queen’s Speech is played. A generous breakfast is provided on Christmas Day and ice-skating excursions are also an option, if the Thames is fully frozen.
Packages are available that include meals, or visitors can purchase their break on a per night, per room basis, with double occupancy starting at £225.
Merry Christmas !