Sofitel Manila’s Christmas Tree Lighting: The Most Wonderful Time Of The Year!

Oh Christmas tree, Oh Christmas tree…

It’s such a delight coming back to Sofitel for the Christmas season: for the annual decorations in the lobby, if nothing else! Sofitel Manila goes all out in their intricate ornaments, that perfectly complement the understated French elegance of the hotel. It is indeed easy to get lost within the yuletide festivities at Sofitel!


Take a look at that majestic, 21-foot beauty! The lighting of this amazing Christmas sculpture marks not only an exciting tradition at Sofitel. This year, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila celebrates Christmastime with the yuletide series called Art de Noël, promising gastronomic masterpieces, and larger-than-life art installations that are sure to be a feast for the senses, fitting for the season’s festivities!

Art de Noël lives up to Christmas being the most wonderful time of the year, with Sofitel’s various offerings for the holiday season below:

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The preparations at Le Bar alone are already enough to transport you to an old Christmas story book, with a picturesque traditional Christmas village offering this season’s most treasured delicacies. Le Marché de Noël at Le Bar offers delectable treats such as marchands de Bonbons, cotton candy, crêpes, local pastries, roast chestnuts and mulled wine. There’s also something for the little kids to look forward to: Santa will be making his rounds at the lobby where children can sit on his lap, and they can even catch him tell a story!

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A special set menu served with featured sparkling wine or a selected cocktail is available at Php2,480+++ per person for intimate Christmas dinners.

Of course, the ever-loved Spiral offers its Christmas at Spiral feast, where guests indulge themselves in traditional Christmas dishes, served up with the signature Spiral touch. Feast over masterpieces such as Spiral’s Christmas ham, traditional turkey, roast pork, prime rib and a succulent seafood platter, while being serenaded over beautiful music by the Manila String Machine. Dine on Christmas Eve, and children can catch Santa at 7pm, and for Christmas Day Brunch at 12pm!

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Christmas Eve Dinner is available at Php4,055+++ per person from 6pm to 11pm, while Christmas Day Brunch is available at Php3,729+++ per person from 12pm to 3pm.

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For those looking for a more laidback ambiance to celebrate Christmas, the Sunset Bar offers its signature barbecued specialties, alongside festive dishes roast turkey, Christmas ham, fresh oysters and rock lobster on a bed of ice. Dine al fresco and enjoy Christmastime by the view of Manila Bay, while being treated to Philippine folk performances and the violin-guitar duo of Tracey and RJ.

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Christmas Eve Dinner is available at Php3,150 +++ per person while Christmas Dinner is available at Php2,620+++ per person.

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These are just some of the exciting yuletide offerings at Sofitel Philippine Plaza. There’s definitely more in store for the most wonderful time of the year!


 Sofitel Philippine Plaza


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