Meliá Chiang Mai Festive

Meliá Chiang Mai Celebrates First Christmas With Host of Merry Events

CHIANG MAI, Thailand (20 October, 2022) – Festive afternoon tea and lavish buffets on Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve are among an array of festivities with a Mediterranean flair ushering in Meliá Chiang Mai’s first season to be merry.

After an April debut in the heart of Chiang Mai, the hotel will host buffets on Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day.

On site, the hotel’s holiday line-up looks as follows:

  • Spanish mulled wine, priced at THB 320 (USD 8.45) per glass will be served daily at Ruen Kaew Lounge from 5pm to 10pm from 1 December 2022 – 31 January 2023.
  • The ‘Festive Sparkling Afternoon Tea’ for two, held at Ruen Kaew Lounge daily between 2pm-5pm from 1 December until 31 January, comprises sweet and savoury Spanish favourites, a choice of either two glasses of Sangria or two glasses of Spanish Cava, as well as tea and coffee. Priced at THB 1,499 (USD 39.60) nett per set.
  • To be staged at all-day-dining restaurant Laan Na Kitchen on 24 December from 6pm - 10pm, the ‘Spanish Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet’ will feature a wide selection of quintessential Spanish dishes and desserts. Barbecued meats and seafood will be on offer at the show kitchen. Paella, tapas and pinchos will be complemented by a fresh and healthy Mediterranean salad bar. Santa Claus will delight the kids with Christmas gifts. A strolling live saxophonist will serenade diners. The price is THB 2,023 (USD 53.45) nett per person. Children from six to 12 years of age will receive a 50% discount and children aged under five years are free of charge. An additional THB 1,499 (USD 39.60) nett per person applies for two-hour free flow soft drinks, chilled juice, draught beer, house wine and sparkling wine.
  • On Christmas Day, 25 December, from 6pm - 10pm, on the 21st floor of the hotel, signature restaurant Mai Restaurant & Bar will offer a delectable four-course set Northern Thai dinner created by executive chef Suksant Chutinthratip (Billy) and sous chef Karn Phojun. The dinner will start with a Christmas platter followed by a creamy hot and sour soup with locally raised turkey and farm produce. The main course is a choice between slow and tender roasted beef fillet steak with spicy toasted rice gravy, root vegetables and potatoes or wok-fried Andaman tiger prawns, New Zealand mussels, squid and lotus stems with salted egg rice. To wish diners a Merry Christmas, the festive menu ends with a Christmas treasure box of desserts. The dinner is priced at THB 1,999 (USD 52.80) nett per person and includes a glass of house wine.
  • On the last evening of 2022, 31 December, the ‘New Year’s Eve Lavish Buffet’ from 6pm - 10pm at Laan Na Kitchen will brim with Mediterranean delicacies as a live bossa nova band performs. Live cooking stations include a grill station with tender cuts of steak and tiger prawns. Other highlights include craft roasted prime ribs, Moroccan spiced lamb, a ‘Khao Soi’ station and healthy Mediterranean salad bar. A magician will entertain the youngsters who will all have free access to KIDSDOM, the hotel’s kids club on the 2nd floor. The buffet is THB 2,566 (USD 67.80) nett per person. Children from six to 12 years old receive 50% discount and children aged under five years are free of charge. An additional THB 1,499 (USD 39.60) nett per person applies for two-hour free flow soft drinks, chilled juice, draught beer, house wine and sparkling wine.
  • On 1 January, the New Year’s Day ‘Delicious Temptation’ set menu will be served at Mai Restaurant & Bar from 6pm - 10pm. The menu starts with a New Year’s Day Platter that includes green rice crusted shrimp cake, Northern style pork salad and galloping horses followed by tom kha soup with crabmeat, young coconut and fresh turmeric. The main course is a choice between grilled sirloin steak with scented gravy and tamarind glazed vegetables or grilled Andaman yellow curry tiger prawns with crab roe brown rice. Finished with a new year’s treasure box of desserts, the four-course set menu is THB 2,300 (USD 60.80) nett per person and includes a glass of house wine.

A 15% early bird discount applies to Spanish Christmas Eve Dinner Buffet and New Year’s Eve Lavish Buffet if booked by 30 November 2022. A 50% deposit is required at the time of reservation.

With a selection of function venues ideal for gatherings of up to 350 guests, Meliá Chiang Mai is offering its ‘Party Package’ for private year-end parties and corporate functions. Priced at THB 1,999 (USD 52.85) nett per person for a buffet, the package includes complimentary venue usage with stage setup, standard audio visuals, wi-fi internet access, flower decorations on every table and a complimentary bottle of house wine for every 10 paying guests.

For more details or to make a booking, please contact +66 52 090 699 or email [email protected]

Prices are inclusive of 10% service charge and 7% government tax.

About Asset World Corp Public Company Limited   

Asset World Corp Public Company Limited is a holding company under TCC Group operating leading integrated lifestyle property development in Thailand. The company has two main businesses consisting of the Hospitality business managed by top hotel executives of world-renowned hotel brands such as Marriott, The Luxury Collection, Okura, Banyan Tree, Hilton, and Sheraton and Retail, Wholesale and Commercial properties whose projects include 1) Retail and Wholesale including lifestyle travel destinations, community shopping malls, community markets, and wholesale business real estate. Popular real estate projects consist of ASIATIQUE the Riverfront Destination, Gateway at Bangsue, AEC Trade Center – Pantip Wholesale Destination, and Tawanna Bangkapi and 2) Commercial buildings including the famous Empire Tower and Athenee Tower located in Bangkok’s central business district.  

About Meliá Hotels & Resorts

Meliá Hotels & Resorts is the best-known international brand in the portfolio of the Meliá Hotels International company; it has more than 100 city and resort hotels in the main leisure and business destinations of Europe, Asia, Africa and America. The brand offers exemplary meetings and events facilities in all important business cities as well as in exotic locations, catering to the ever-expanding conference and incentive travel market. As part of its innovation philosophy and new positioning, Meliá Hotels & Resorts has reinvented itself to cater to every aspect of the guests’ wellbeing. Unique experiences are created for guests and are defined by relaxation, quality time and personalised services. For a balanced lifestyle, Meliá Hotels & Resorts instinctively understands the guests’ needs and lifestyle expectations, which is an integral part of its redefined identity. Follow Meliá Hotels & Resorts on Twitter @MeliaHtlResorts, Facebook @Melia.Hotels and Instagram @meliahtlresorts.

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Founded in 1956 in Mallorca (Spain), Meliá Hotels International operates more than 380 hotels (portfolio and pipeline) throughout more than 40 countries, under the brands Gran Meliá Hotels & Resorts, Paradisus by Meliá, ME by Meliá, Meliá Hotels & Resorts, The Meliá Collection, INNSiDE by Meliá, Sol by Meliá, and Falcon’s Resorts by Meliá, plus a wide portfolio of affiliated hotels under the “Affiliated by Meliá” network. The Group is one of the leading companies in resort hotels worldwide, while also leveraging its experience to consolidate the growing segment of the leisure-inspired urban market. Its commitment to responsible tourism has led the Group to become the most sustainable hotel company in Spain and Europe, according to the last S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment (Silver Class). It also has ranked seventh in the Wall Street Journal's list of the 100 most sustainably managed companies in the world (and the leading travel company) and is the only Spanish travel company included in the list of “Europe’s Climate Leaders 2021” by Financial Times. Meliá Hotels International is also included in the IBEX 35 Spanish stock market. For more information,