Dorchester Collection Hotels’ Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

In the lap of luxury, Dorchester Collection hotels are set to dazzle guests with unforgettable festive celebrations, immersing them in the unique charm of each destination.

From the iconic elegance of The Dorchester in London to the enchanting winter wonderland at Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris, and the magical retreat in Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles, each property promises an opulent and bespoke experience for the festive season.

The Dorchester, London: A Grand Affair

The Dorchester, London, adorned with a 15-foot Nordmann spruce overseen by in-house designer florist Philip Hammond, invites guests into a festive haven. The highlight is a special grotto for letters to Santa, creating a magical atmosphere for guests of all ages.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

The Grill by Tom Booton and Alain Ducasse beckons with festive menus, complemented by private dining experiences. Guests can revel in a glamorous New Year’s Eve celebration and indulge in the timeless tradition of Afternoon Tea.

The pièce de résistance is the signature cocktail, “The Three Wise Cherries,” a delightful blend of Morello cherry rum, Oloroso sherry, Fusetti Academia, chai tea syrup, lemon, and Peychaud’s Bitters.

45 Park Lane, London: Where Art Meets Tradition

Transforming into a luxurious festive haven, 45 Park Lane embraces a contemporary take on traditional celebrations. The Artist’s Christmas tree, adorned by artist Hormazd Narielwalla, showcases bespoke decorations featuring iconic pop culture figures.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

The festivities extend to January 2024, offering a chance to purchase pieces from the Coronation installation, with proceeds supporting charity.

Coworth Park, Ascot: A Countryside Christmas Retreat

Coworth Park, the country house hotel in the Dorchester Collection, partners with famed florist Lavender Green to bring Christmas enchantment to the English countryside.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

Guests can relish festive set menus at The Barn and Michelin-starred Woven by Adam Smith, along with a festive après-ski experience. The celebration continues with a variety of Christmas Day and Boxing Day options, culminating in a two-night New Year’s country retreat with live music, gala dinners, and a spectacular fireworks display.

Hôtel Plaza Athénée, Paris: Alpine Elegance in the Heart of Paris

Hôtel Plaza Athénée transforms La Cour Jardin into “Le Chalet du Plaza Athénée,” offering an Alpine-inspired winter wonderland.

Until January 20, 2024, guests can experience a snowy escape with a special menu curated by Executive Chef Jean Imbert. The courtyard also boasts a private ice-skating rink, creating a magical atmosphere for both young and adult guests.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

Not to be missed are the festive sweets, including “The Mount Plaza” and the Hazelnut Galette, showcasing the culinary expertise of Hôtel Plaza Athénée.

Le Meurice, Paris: Nostalgic Delights and Artistic Collaborations

Le Meurice invites guests to indulge in nostalgic delights with Cédric Grolet’s festive creations. The limited-edition “Sweet Wrapper” and “Vanilla” Yuletide Logs, available for pre-order, promise a symphony of flavours and textures.

The hotel’s Bar 228 transforms into the “Black Bar” with a collaboration with Baccarat, offering exclusive cocktails served in iconic Baccarat glasses. Accompanying these creations are shareable dishes featuring truffle and caviar.

For a delightful start to the New Year, guests can relish the “Hazelnut” Twelfth Night Cake, a simple yet exquisite treat inspired by the Hazelnut character in Ice Age.

Hotel Eden, Rome: A Fusion of Festivity and Italian Craftsmanship

Hotel Eden partners with Brunello Cucinelli to present a specially curated Christmas tree, enhancing the lobby’s festive ambience with handcrafted decorations inspired by the brand’s cashmere and fabrics.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

La Terrazza and Il Giardino Ristorante offer dedicated menus for Christmas Eve and Christmas, celebrating Italian craftsmanship and luxury. The New Year brings exclusive dining experiences with live music, providing a lavish start to 2024.

Hotel Principe di Savoia, Milan: A Magical Santa Claus Suite

At Hotel Principe di Savoia, the Royal Suite transforms into Santa’s home until January 7, 2024, creating a magical Christmas wonderland for children. The suite offers a unique space for children to write their letters to Santa and indulge in delightful candies and sweets.

Acanto Restaurant transforms into a winter wonderland, offering a festive twist to traditional Italian dishes. The Acanto festive afternoon tea promises an exquisite experience, featuring pastries, cakes, and indulgent chocolate feasts, all paired with tea and champagne.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

Guests can prepare for the party season with the Face and Body Cocoon treatment, a 90-minute experience of relaxation and radiance, available from December 1 to 31.

Hotel Bel-Air, Los Angeles: A Magical Holiday Retreat

Hotel Bel-Air becomes a magical holiday retreat, offering festive experiences like the Holiday Movie Series on the Front Lawn. Guests can enjoy beloved classics under the stars, with options for private fire pits for an exclusive experience.

The Restaurant at Hotel Bel-Air presents special Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and New Year’s Eve meals with prix-fixe menus and festive delights. Guests can also indulge in homemade desserts, including ‘Ding Dongs’ and house-made pies.

Dorchester Collection Hotels' Unforgettable Festive Celebrations

The legendary setting of Dorchester Collection’s Beverly Hills Hotel offers new festive offerings, including speciality cocktails, carol singers, and whimsical children’s activities. The Polo Lounge presents festive meals, grand dessert buffets, and live music for Christmas dinners, leading up to a spectacular New Year’s Eve Celebration.


Dorchester Collection hotels stand as beacons of luxury, offering a tapestry of unforgettable festive experiences.

From the grandeur of The Dorchester in London to the enchantment of Hôtel Plaza Athénée in Paris and the magical retreat in Hotel Bel-Air, each property invites guests to celebrate the season in opulent style, creating cherished memories that last a lifetime.

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