The Classiest Places in Manila to Spend New Year’s Eve 2018

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Bid 2017 good riddance and start the New Year on a good note. Here are some of the hotels and resorts that are offering an elegant yet still festive welcome to 2018.

Rizal Park Hotel
For a hotel that banks on history, Rizal Park Hotel will stand witness to another year gone by. And they will do it by treating their guests to a decadent dinner buffet and unlimited drinks for only Php1800++ per person.

Celebrate the end of yet another blessed year with friends and family at the historic Rizal Park Hotel, which used to be the Army and Navy Club. The Grand Countdown at the Park will be on December 31, 2017, from 10 p.m. onwards. For reservations, contact 0927-668-1925 or 0949-161-7710.

Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Sofitel definitely knows how throw a New Year’s Eve countdown party with their annual themed fetes. For this year, they’re doing it Saint-Tropez Soiree-style. Guests are encouraged to attend wearing their nautical high street ensemble of blue, black, white and gold and toast to 2018 in the first grand party of the year.


Attendees also have a chance to win in a grand raffle featuring dining vouchers, luxury merchandise, relaxing sojourns in featured destinations and a travel voucher for 2 to the winner’s destination of choice. One can expect and enjoy a full program of decadent cuisine, live musical entertainment and Sofitel’s annual fireworks display.

Rate is set at Php5,200 nett per person. Celebrations will be held at the Grand Plaza Ballroom, starting 7 p.m. To make an online reservation or inquiry, fill out this form

Discovery Shores Boracay
If you’re spending your New Year’s Eve in Boracay, then get ready to experience a one-of-a-kind celebration at Discovery Shores Boracay. Usher in 2018 with an exquisite banquet and a spectacular countdown party amid a breathtaking fireworks show.

For reservations, fill out the form here or email [email protected].

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AG New World Manila Bay Hotel
The magnificent view of the surrounding fireworks display by the bay await at the New Year’s Eve Countdown Party at the roof deck of AG New World Manila Bay Hotel. Count down to the New Year with live music by guest DJs.

In-house and walk-in guests can enjoy three rounds from a selection of alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages. Rates are at PHP 1,800 for walk-in guests and PHP 1,500 for in-house guests and restaurant diners. Attendees also get a chance to win special raffle prizes such as an overnight stay, Market Café buffet, All You Can Eat Dimsum at Li Li, and other exciting prizes. Celebrations start by 10:30 p.m.

For reservations or inquiries, contact the hotel directly at telephone +63 2 252 6888, email [email protected] or visit 

Diamond Hotel
Kick off the New Year with a bang with an elegant feast of gastronomic delights. There are many to choose from at Diamond Hotel. Have your New Year's Eve Dinner at the Corniche Buffet at Php3,580 nett per person from 6.30pm to 12.30am and celebrate new beginnings with a glass of Cava, party favors and access to the New Year Countdown Party with live entertainment by the Infinite Band and Yellow Lane Band. Plus, you will get a chance to win roundtrip airline tickets for two to Davao!


You can also have your dinner at Yurakuen which will be preparing a savory Japanese Dinner Set Menu to welcome the New Year. For Php2,980 nett per person, enjoy this Oriental dinner while listening to Cava and acoustic duo for entertainment, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Ring in the New Year at the Lobby Lounge with Jamon and Wine Pairing Dinner at Php1,180 nett per person from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and a midnight buffet spread with access to the New Year's Countdown party.

There’s also a midnight buffet spread at the Mezzanine Area for only Php880 nett per person from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. Or you can enjoy cocktails and barbecue with a festive al fresco vibe at the Poolside Bar at Php750 nett per person from 6pm to 11pm.

Pop the champagne as you count down to midnight at Bar 27! Aside from a spectacular view of the Manila Bay and fireworks, live entertainment will be provided by Maria’s Project. Have your fill of antipasti and tapas with a glass of standard drink priced at Php2,380 nett per person from 6pm to 2am.


These New Year’s Eve Countdown offers are also available for purchase at For queries and reservations, please call Diamond Hotel at (632) 528-3000 ext. 1121.

Cove at Okada Manila
French-born Miami resident Cedric Gervais is one of the most sought after House DJs & electronic music producers in the world today. He’s the main DJ who will usher in 2018 at Cove, Okada Manila. Celebrate the start of 2018 in the newest party place in the metro.

Party starts 10:30 p.m. For more information, you may call 555-5757 or email [email protected].

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