Holiday Happenings at Mandarin Oriental, Boston

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Date(s) - 11/29/2022
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Mandarin Oriental,Boston



Boston, 22 November 2022 – Five-Star Mandarin Oriental, Boston is ready for the holiday season and will offer guests a festive holiday stay with experiences, events and offerings from Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day. Plan a weekend getaway to enjoy Boston at the holidays, go on a Newbury Street shopping spree, have a night at The Nutcracker with Boston Ballet, or take time for self-care and holiday stress-relief at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental.

Beginning November 28, the hotel lobby will be opulently decorated with a grand holiday tree, perfect for gazing while relaxing by the lobby’s fireplace. Mandarin Oriental Hotel and Spa Gift Cards can also be purchased at a dedicated station in the Lobby beginning November 25, a luxurious and well-deserved gift for loved ones. More details available here.

Holiday Hot Cocoa & Treats Bar

Have an afternoon treat with a complimentary hot cocoa bar and holiday sweets available in the lobby from 3 p.m.-6 p.m. daily from December 1 to January 1.

Live Jazz Entertainment in the Lobby Lounge – Saturday Evenings in December

Select Saturdays during the holiday season, gather in the Lobby Lounge at Mandarin Oriental, Boston to enjoy live jazz music with a holiday flair. During the live jazz sessions, enjoy a special champagne and wine bar in the lobby from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 3, December 10, December 17, and December 31. Toast with friends and family before going out on the town. A light lounge food menu will also be available.

Festive Decorated Suites

Make Mandarin Oriental, Boston your holiday “home away from home”– with your suite including a 7.5-foot holiday decorated tree in gold and jewel tones. Enjoy holiday amenities such as champagne and chocolate truffles, milk and cookies and more. Mandarin Oriental, Boston is also the only luxury hotel in Boston with fully equipped kitchenettes, making it feel even more like home for extended holiday stays. Available December 1, 2022, through January 1, 2023; holiday trees are priced at USD 500 for stay duration, plus taxes and gratuities. In addition to the Menorah that will be featured in the lobby beginning December 18, Menorahs can also be added to the suites; pricing available upon request.

Holiday Shopping in Back Bay

Mandarin Oriental, Boston is ideally situated in the city’s chic Back Bay neighborhood, just steps from Boston’s best shopping and holiday attractions. The Holiday Shopping in Back Bay package will be offered beginning November 28 and is the perfect option to get you into the vibrant mood of the season. Accommodations are accompanied by: a 10 percent discount at Elisha Daniels Style Studio & Boutique at Mandarin Oriental, Boston, a USD 100 dining credit at Ramsay’s Kitchen, a holiday gift welcome amenity, and complimentary parking. Guests also have exceptionally convenient access to other area shopping in Copley Place, on Newbury Street and more. Available through January 2, 2023.

For reservations or more information, please call +1 (617) 535 8888 or email All reservations are subject to availability.

Night at The Nutcracker with Boston Ballet

Available as an add-on guest experienceMikko Nissinen’s The Nutracker mesmerizes audiences of all ages and is Boston’s favorite holiday tradition. As a guest of Mandarin Oriental, Boston, you’ll enjoy VIP Member’s Lounge access during pre-performance reception and intermission, a special Boston Ballet ornament welcome amenity, and more. The Nutcracker performs at The Citizen Bank Opera House from November 25 through December 31, 2022. VIP experience pricing varies based upon ticket availability and can be provided upon request from our Guest Relations team. Tickets are non-refundable, non-changeable and non-transferable. All sales are final.

Holiday Dining at Ramsay’s Kitchen – Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas and New Year’s Eve

Ramsay’s Kitchen, with a menu inspired by Chef Gordon Ramsay’s global travels, will be open on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Eve and serving special holiday menus. A traditional Thanksgiving feast will be available for $70 per adult and $30 per child. A festive Christmas Eve and Christmas Day menu is offered for $125 per person, plus $65 for wine pairings. New Year’s Eve details to come!

Reservations are available online and can also be made with the Concierge team. Menus are available here: Thanksgiving and Christmas. Private Dining is also available for intimate holiday dinners.

Mandarin Oriental, Boston Fan Ornaments to Benefit Franciscan Children’s

Exclusive holiday ornaments with signature Mandarin Oriental Fan design elements, locally made in New England and in partnership with Massachusetts Bay Trading Company, will be available for purchase at the Gift Card station in the lobby starting December 10 and throughout the holiday season. Proceeds will be donated to Franciscan Children’s in Boston, the hotel’s charitable partner, which provides a compassionate and positive environment where children with mental health challenges, complex medical conditions, or special education needs receive outstanding care from experts committed to helping children reach their full potential. The ornament is brass with 24 karat gold plating and packaged in a gorgeous black box with black velvet interior and gold ribbon – a perfect holiday gift that also gives back. It is sustainably designed by Beacon Design of New England. For those simply interested in donating, the Mandarin Oriental, Boston team will facilitate guest donations at the Front Desk and at the Spa.

Silent Night at The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Boston – December 14

For those looking for a peaceful retreat or digital detox during the hectic holiday season, The Spa will host their annual Silent Night event from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on December 14. The complimentary night of contemplative calm amidst the hustle and bustle of the busy (and noisy) holiday season allows guests to enjoy the Spa in silence: no music and no talking for this one special hour. Guests will join Reiki Master and Yoga Instructor Shannon McNally for a group meditation and restorative yoga class using the power of breath work, reiki energy healing and restorative postures. Reconnect with yourself and find the calm within for the season and new year ahead.

Spa social channels will also go dark for this evening. The event is complimentary, but reservations are required; for reservations or more information, please call +1 (617) 535 8820 or email

Hanukkah Menorah Lighting – December 18-26
The Lobby will showcase a Menorah for Hanukkah, lit at sundown nightly from December 18 through 26 for all guests to enjoy.

Luxurious City Event Spaces for Holiday Celebrations

The Oriental Ballroom, Gallery and wing of event spaces, all with floor to ceiling windows overlooking Back Bay, offer the perfect city setting for a holiday celebration. Event spaces fit from 20 to 350 guests and are ideal for holiday dinners, galas and cocktail receptions. Please visit here for more information or to request a proposal.

New Year’s Eve Package – Boston’s First Night

Celebrate the new year in style, with a luxurious overnight stay in Boston’s Back Bay. Book the New Year’s Eve package and enjoy an in-room Bottle of Champagne and Holiday Treats, a holiday fan ornament amenity to take home, live jazz music from 4 p.m.-7 p.m. in the lobby, early check-in and late check-out, and convenient access to First Night activities around Back Bay. Email to book your New Year’s Eve stay.

About Mandarin Oriental, Boston

An intimately luxurious hotel, Mandarin Oriental, Boston combines classic New England elegance with refined Oriental touches to create one of the most distinctive hospitality experiences in the region. Awarded both the Forbes Five-Stars and AAA Five-Diamonds, Mandarin Oriental, Boston features 148 of the city’s most spacious guestrooms and suites, exquisite meeting and event facilities and legendary personalized service. Having recently undergone a $15 million renovation designed to reflect an opulent residential experience, the hotel has achieved unparalleled status as the only Boston hotel recognized for a second consecutive year as one of TripAdvisor’s top 10 hotels in the U.S. As of January 2022, Mandarin Oriental, Boston welcomed Ramsay’s Kitchen, an all-new dining concept by multi-Michelin-starred Chef Gordon Ramsay. Guests can also access Ramsay’s Kitchen menu through in-room dining services.

Hotel amenities and design elements converge to achieve the perfect combination of luxury and practicality. They include a holistic Five-Star awarded spa and a state-of-the-art fitness centre. Notably, Mandarin Oriental, Boston is the singular luxury property in Boston with fully equipped kitchenettes in all suites. A short 15-minute drive from Logan International Airport, Mandarin Oriental, Boston connects guests to the city’s finest shopping, cultural venues and business institutions from its prime location in the heart of Boston’s chic Back Bay on Boylston Street.

About Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group is the award-winning owner and operator of some of the world’s most luxurious hotels, resorts and residences. Having grown from its Asian roots into a global brand, the Group now operates 35 hotels and seven residences in 23 countries and  territories, with each property reflecting the Group’s oriental heritage and unique sense of place. Mandarin Oriental has a strong pipeline of hotels and residences under development and is a member of the Jardine Matheson Group.