The Chinese New Year period is a great time to travel, whether you’re just making use of the days off from work, or trying to avoid your relatives (hey, we’ve all been there). The growing regional trend has set hotels on a CNY frenzy, with many offering generous deals for getaways and hotel or resort stays.
With 2015’s super long Chinese New Year weekend, things just got a lot sweeter than all the sweet treats and and pineapple tarts we love. If you haven’t already decided on the destination, much less arranged for transport and accommodation, don’t worry because it’s not too late. To simplify your search, TripZilla has compiled some of the best 2015 Chinese New Year travel deals for you.
This year’s Chinese New Year falls on February 19 (Thursday), with February 20 (Friday) being a public holiday as well. With that, you can have up to three nights in a fancy resort sipping cocktails, before heading home on February 22 (Sunday), in time for work the next morning.
Golden View Hotel
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Golden View Hotel has rolled out their Lunar New Year stay and dinner package for February 18, 19 and 20. For IDR 1,125,000 (SGD 118.50), two visitors will have a one-night stay in a superior room and as well as a sumptuous CNY dinner. On top of that, there will also be fireworks and a barongsai (lion dance) performance. It is also possible to book a package that excludes the hotel stay. The package for just dinner, fireworks, and barongsai is priced at IDR 230,000 (SGD 24) per pax. Located a short drive from Batam Centre, Golden View Hotel is a convenient choice for a short getaway.
Address: Jl. Bengkong Laut, Kepulauan Riau 29433, Indonesia
Batam View Beach Resort
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Batam View Beach Resort is offering 2D/1N and 3D/2N full board packages for their superior rooms, starting from S$148 per adult guest. Located just 35 minutes by ferry from Singapore’s Tanah Merah Ferry Terminal, this hilltop resort is the perfect getaway for friends and families. Batam View Beach Resort also has spa and private beach facilities, on top of a sea sports centre. An upgrade to a deluxe room is also possible for an additional S$40 per room/night.
Address: Jalan Hang Lekir, Nongsa, Batam, Kepulauan Riau 29465, Indonesia
Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru
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Room rates for Citrus Hotel Johor Bahru start from only MYR 109++/night (SGD 41.30) for those staying a minimum of three nights. This is part of their Chinese New Year special, which also includes a free upgrade from a standard room to a club room, breakfast for two, and complimentary in-room wifi. Located just opposite City Square in Johor Bahru’s central district, Citrus Hotel is a great base for a getaway filled with fantastic shopping and dining.
Address: Jalan Station, Kampung Masjid Lama, 86000, Johor, Malaysia
Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor
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Le Grandeur Palm Resort Johor has a Chinese New Year room saver deal for the entire month of February. The rates are fixed at MYR 499 (SGD 187) for a 3D/2N stay, inclusive of buffet breakfast for two. Guests are also entitled to a 15% discount for spa treatments valued above MYR 100 (SGD 37.60). The resort is just within 5 minutes of the Singapore-Malaysia Second Link Highway, and is nestled amongst greenery. It is perfect for a tranquil getaway for families and friends.
Address: Jalan Persiaran Golf, Off Jalan Jumbo, 81250 Senai, Johor, Malaysia
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel
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The five-star Renaissance Kuala Lumpur Hotel is offering a special deal for stays during the month of February, with a minimum of two nights spent in a superior room. This special deal includes not only buffet breakfast, but also a complimentary Chinese New Year set dinner at Dynasty Restaurant, both for two persons. Located just a stone’s throw from the iconic Petronas Twin Tower, this grand hotel promises a comfortable and gastronomical stay.
Address: Corner of Jalan Sultan Ismail and Jalan Ampang, 50450 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel
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Room rates for Sheraton Imperial Kuala Lumpur Hotel from now till March 5 start from MYR 360++/night (SGD 135). Complimentary daily buffet breakfast and Min Yee Sang at Celestial Court for two are included in this package. If you’re driving to Kuala Lumpur, there is also complimentary parking for one car per stay.
Address: Jalan Sultan Ismail, Kuala Lumpur, 50250, Malaysia
First World Hotel and Resort Hotel, Resorts World Genting
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Forget Resorts World Sentosa, Resorts World Genting has rolled out their 2015 CNY room packages, and there is a range to choose from, depending on room types. Prices are between MYR 388 (SGD 145.50) to MYR 734 (SGD 275.40) for a night in First World Hotel, and this includes a buffet breakfast for two. The Resort Hotel’s package for a night in a standard room plus buffet breakfast is slightly steeper at MYR 756 (SGD 283.70). At Resorts World Genting, there are plenty of entertainment and leisure options, including casinos and theme parks.
First World Hotel: 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Resort Hotel: 69000 Genting Highlands, Pahang, Malaysia
Citrus Sukhumvit 11 Hotel Bangkok
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Only up till the end of February, room rates for Citrus Sukhumvit 11 Hotel begin from THB 1719++/night (SGD 69.30). For a spankin’ new 4-star hotel with a prime location in Bangkok, this is a fantastic deal. What‘s more, this deal also comes with a free daily buffet breakfast for two, a complimentary CNY basket and free tuk-tuk service to nearby attractions.
Address: 26 Sukhumvit 3, Klongtoie – Nue Wattana Bangkok 10110 Thailand
We hope you’ve found the perfect Chinese New Year hotel deal for your ideal getaway. Find the best flight deals to go along with it, make your bookings and start the countdown!