x Abu Dhabi, UAESunday 21 January 2018

Quick getaways

Choose from great hotel offers for a last-minute break.

A handout photo of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore (Courtesy: Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd)
A handout photo of Marina Bay Sands in Singapore (Courtesy: Marina Bay Sands Pte Ltd)


Stay at the new and fabulous Marina Bay Sands with the hotel's "club and suite life" package. Costing 705 Singaporean dollars (Dh1,962) per night in an exclusive Club room and $1,005 (Dh2,800) in the glamorous Orchid Suite, the offer includes a bottle of bubbly, free entry to the luxury club lounge in the SkyPark on the 57th floor, an evening for two at a chocolate buffet, complimentary access to the Skypark's observation deck, which provides wrap-around panoramas of the city, a ride on the airport shuttle bus on arrival and $100 (Dh280) off on a minimum purchase of $1,000 (Dh2,800) at the 18 luxury stores within the complex. The offer is valid until December 29. For more information, visit www.marinabaysands.com.


Hotel G Beijing, located in Sanlitun, the capital's glitzy entertainment district, has a Christmas and New Year celebration offer that costs from 1,596 yuan (Dh880) for a Great room (rooms range from "good" to "greatest") and includes a bottle of sparkling wine, breakfast, free Wi-Fi, local calls and soft drinks from the mini-bar. The offer is valid from December 24 to January 2. The hotel is also offering a "stay four pay three" package that costs from 4,444 yuan (Dh2,446) for a Great room. The price includes breakfast, Wi-Fi, soft drinks from the mini-bar, free local calls and a Nintendo Wii console and DVD player (available upon request). The offer is valid until February 28 for a minimum four-night consecutive stay. All prices include taxes. Visit www.hotel-g.com for more information.

Hong Kong

Book a pre-Christmas stay at the InterContinental Hong Kong for three nights and enjoy a surprise gift worth up to 2,000 Hong Kong dollars (Dh946). At check-in, guests will be invited to draw for a duty-free shopping voucher, a food and beverage voucher or a spa voucher. Rates start from $2,904 (Dh1,374), including taxes, for a Superior Plaza View room per night with breakfast. Gifts cannot be selected before arrival or exchanged after being drawn upon check-in. Spa and F&B vouchers are redeemable at InterContinental Hong Kong only. The "holiday surprise" package is valid for stays until December 23. For further information, call 00 852 2721 1211 or visit www.hongkong-ic.intercontinental.com.

Samui, Thailand

Spend a minimum of three nights in a pavilion pool villa at Langham Place Samui at Lamai Beach and enjoy breakfast for two at Cha Restaurant, round-trip airport transfers, a set dinner and a 60-minute spa treatment for each person. The "indulge me" package costs 12,133 Thai baht (Dh1,472) per night, including taxes, and is valid until December 23. For more information, visit kohsamui.langhamplacehotels.com.

Chiang Mai, Thailand

Centara Boutique Collection has a two-night "boutique break" for guests staying at Away Suansawan Chiang Mai. Prices start from 3,999 baht (Dh485) for a double room and include breakfast, a late check-out and taxes. Two children under 12 years can stay gratis in their parents' room. The offer is valid until March 31 and requires a minimum two-week advance booking. For more information, call 00 662 101 1234 or visit www.centarahotelsresorts.com.


Hilton Brisbane has launched a "shop till you drop" offer in collaboration with the David Jones QueensPlaza department store. The package includes one-night accommodation for two, breakfast at the Atrium restaurant and a David Jones gift card worth 50 Australian dollars (Dh180). Double rooms at the Hilton Brisbane cost from $295 (Dh1,045) per night, including taxes. Call 1300 445 866 or visit www.hilton.com/brisbaneoffers. Quote PR44ST when making a reservation.