Mid-Autumn Festival 2021: The Best Hong Kong Staycations to Book
Mid-Autumn Festival is just around the corner and what better way to celebrate the occasion than with a five-star staycation?
The Mid-Autumn Festival, one of Hongkonger’s most beloved holidays, is fast approaching on September 21, Tuesday—the 15th day of the eighth month of the Chinese lunar calendar when the moon is at its brightest. From hunting for the most delicious mooncakes to planning family reunion dinners and visits to lantern shows, people across the city are gearing up to celebrate the festival.
With travelling still out of the question, Hong Kong’s five-star hotels are pulling out all the stops to make our festive celebrations at home extra memorable with a host of indulgent staycation offerings. Whether you’re looking to enjoy an unforgettable holiday with your family and friends, or a romantic getaway with your special someone, these are the very best Hong Kong staycations to book now.
The Ritz-Carlton, Hong Kong
When: Ongoing (Ritz Kids Aviator Adventure); from now till October 31 (Sky High Celebration)
Escape the city and retreat to the highest hotel in Hong Kong with your loved ones for a plush getaway. This Mid-Autumn Festival, the Ritz-Carlton Hong Kong is running two tempting packages that are perfect for a romantic holiday or staycation with the entire family.
The “Sky High Celebration” offer is ideal for lovebirds seeking a relaxed, luxurious staycation, which includes an overnight accommodation in a deluxe room, daily breakfast for two guests, a bespoke in-room celebration setup, one complimentary bottle of house champagne, as well as a signature blueberry cheesecake to be enjoyed in the room.
There’s also the “Ritz Kids Aviator Adventure” package tailored to families, which comes with a relaxing stay in a sea view room, breakfast for two adults and one child (aged 12 or below), complimentary tickets to Sky100 Observation Deck, as well as access to the hotel’s club lounge with complimentary food and beverages offered (for guests staying in club or suite room type). Children will be kept busy with a host of fun activities from the Ritz Kids Night Safari Programme and be able to enjoy a fun flight simulator experience above the clouds.
For bookings, visit ritzcarlton.com
The Peninsula Hong Kong
When: "Tasteful Retreat" - From now till December 15, 2021 (booking period); from now till December 19 (stay period, excluding 1st and 14th October); "Fall Into Autumn" - From now till September 20 (booking period); from now till November 30 (stay period)
Renowned for its world-class hospitality and luxurious facilities, a stay at the legendary Grande Dame of the Far East promises to be a truly unforgettable experience. This season, the Peninsula Hong Kong is offering a “Tasteful Retreat” package to entice food lovers with a stellar selection of dining offers.
In addition to a one-night stay in a tastefully appointed room and signature Peninsula breakfast for two, the package also includes a choice of a dinner for two at one of the following restaurants: Spring Moon, The Lobby and The Verandah. Guests can also choose to have their meals served in-room and will be treated to a classic afternoon tea takeaway set for two upon departure.
There's also a new "Fall Into Autumn" package, which allows guests to enjoy 50% discount on luxury accommodation, daily breakfast for two, as well as access to the indoor temperature-controlled swimming pool with spectacular harbour views.
For bookings, visit peninsula.com/hong-kong
Rosewood Hong Kong
When: Ongoing (Asaya One-Night Wellcation); from October 4 to December 19, 2021 (Autumn Gastronomic Stay)
For a holistic wellness escape that can give your mind and body the reboot it needs, make Asaya at Rosewood Hong Kong your hideaway. With the “Discover Asaya One-Night Wellcation” package, guests will be able to select and enjoy a variety of healing programmes such as singing bowl therapy and mindfulness meditation; as well as spa treatments, accompanied by a three-course lunch from Asaya Kitchen, access to the pool, fitness centre and wellness classes.
Those who’re looking to avoid the crowds and book their staycation a few weeks after the Mid-Autumn Festival, can take advantage of their new “Autumn Gastronomic Stay” package. Guests are welcomed to enjoy a stay in one of the hotel’s luxurious rooms and one dining or beverage experience at Holt’s Café, Bayfare Social or Asaya Kitchen. A HK$200 K11 Musea e-voucher and an earning of 10,000 KLUB Points will also be offered.
For bookings, visit, rosewoodhotels.com
Four Seasons hong Kong
When: From now till December 23, 2021
If refined elegance is your thing, then Four Seasons Hong Kong is the ideal place to be. With Michelin-starred restaurants, a zen-inspired spa and some of the most luxurious rooms in the city, a stay at this hotel is unbeatable.
Those who’d like to celebrate the festival with their valentine can take advantage of the new package, which includes an overnight accommodation, in a newly renovated Deluxe Peak View Room, daily breakfast for two guests, as well as welcome amenities including one complimentary bottle of champagne and sweet treats. That’s not all, a HK$3,000 dining credit to be used at the hotel’s restaurants (except Sushi Saito and Tempura Uchitsu), discounts on spa treatments and in-room balloon decorations will also be offered.
The hotel has also launched a new “Pamper Me” package that aims to offer busy urbanites a wellness respite in its elegant surroundings. Aside from one night’s accommodation, the package also features HK$1,000 dining credit (excluding Sushi Saito and Tempura Uchitsu) and HK$3,000 spa credit per stay for you to enjoy their premium treatments.
For bookings, visit fourseasons.com
The Langham, Hong Kong
When: From now till September 29 (Stay and Dine); October 6-10 (Madama Butterfly)
Treat yourself to a decadent staycation at Langham Hong Kong this Mid-Autumn Festival. The hotel is rolling out a new “Stay and Dine” package to pamper guests with their top-notch dining and wellness offerings. In addition to a one-night stay in a tastefully appointed guestroom, the package also comes with a set lunch or dinner for two at Aqua Restaurant or Hutong, buffet breakfast for two at The Food Gallery, as well as a complimentary room upgrade for stays from Mondays to Thursdays. Exclusive discounts on hotel spa treatments and a complimentary gin tasting experience for two at Artesian are also included.
For music and opera lovers looking for a memorable stay, can look forward to the hotel’s upcoming new Madama Butterfly package. Aside from two tickets to the Madama Butterfly opera performance at Hong Kong Cultural Centre—a stunning co-production of Opera Hong Kong and Slovene National Theatre Maribor, guests will also enjoy two unique cocktails inspired by the opera, daily breakfast for two, as well as a HK$400 dining credit.
For bookings, visit langhamhotels.com