Before you know it, it will be time to trim the tree, wrap the gifts and celebrate the season. It’s our favorite time of year, and we have lots of events planned to help you share the joy, from tree lightings to toy drives and special seasonal offerings. We hope you’ll join us in the spirit of good tidings at the following hotels of the Sonesta Collection! Be sure click through to any property’s website to learn more!
Our newest hotel, the Sonesta Fort Lauderdale, is celebrating the holidays Sonesta-style for the first time this year! Amidst a lobby festooned with blue and white trees with silver ornaments, you can celebrate the “12 Days of Sonesta,” beginning December 13. Each day leading up to Christmas, you can look forward to a surprise holiday treat. And the search will be on for Sonny the Elf, who will make appearances throughout the property, creating mischief wherever he goes. You can follow Sonny on social media and earn a free holiday cocktail by posting about Sonesta! Reserve your December stay on Cyber Monday (December 1, 2014) and save 25% off our best available rates for stays through December 26. Or you can take advantage of our Winterfest Boat Parade Package, which includes grandstand viewing tickets to the annual parade.
The Sonesta Resort Hilton Head Island is thrilled to host a longstanding holiday island tradition, the Festival of Trees. This fun event challenges local organizations to decorate holiday trees, then offers them up for bidding. Proceeds benefit the Hilton Head Preparatory School. We’re also holding our 2nd annual cookie-recipe and gingerbread house contests, a special Thanksgiving Day Champagne Brunch, a kids’ brunch with Santa, daily Happy Hour through December, cooking lessons with our Executive Chef Nelly Buleje, and our Toys for Tots toy drive. What’s more, you can enjoy our special holiday rate starting at $139!
The Royal Sonesta New Orleans is jazzing it up for the holidays, starting with our free concert following the 9th Annual Lighting of the Balconies. The illumination of the city’s famed wrought-iron balconies begins December 3 at 6pm, with special guests of honor flipping the switch at 300 Bourbon Street. We’ll also transform our Grand Ballroom into a magical Winter Wonderland to host our Royal Teddy Bear Tea, served December 13-14 and from December 19-22, with seating times at 11am and 2:30pm. This special event features story time with Mrs. Claus, sing-alongs with Rudolph and a toy drive for the Children’s Hospital. You can also delight to a holiday lunch-hour choir each weekday in our lobby, savor a traditional Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day 18th-century Creole “R’evellion” dinner at our award-winning Restaurant R’evolution, enjoy a Christmas Day Champagne Brunch, and ring in the New Year with Irvin Mayfield at our Jazz Playhouse. Plus, we’ve commissioned a local artist to handcraft a special ornament whose sales benefit the local Children’s Hospital. Our special Papa Noel Packages begin at $149 per night.
If you’re having a New England holiday, the Royal Sonesta Boston kicks off the season with a special family-style Thanksgiving meal at the innovative ArtBar. Or, choose a three-course prix fixe menu at Restaurant dante. And through our new coffee shop – Studio, you can order house-made pies for your holiday table. Holiday festivities continue with our 3rd Annual Breakfast with Santa December 14. Throughout the season, you can gather your family for some fun gingerbread house decorating, and let our catering team host your holiday party. It all culminates with our Christmas Eve four-course “Feast of the Seven Fishes,” Christmas Brunch and Dinner. Join us at our special seasonal rate of $119!