Luxury Department Store, Harrods Teams Up With Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London

Ah, Christmas, my favorite time of year. Living in a warm climate state like California has me looking forward to the beloved holiday where I get to spend it in a snowy destination surrounded by family and friends.

The keyword being destination, the recent news of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London partnering with Harrods for Christmas 2015 sparked my interest. Who wouldn’t want to spend the holidays in London? The festive partnership will include A Very Harrods Christmas room package.

Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London Partners with Harrods this Christmas
The front of Mandarin Oriental Hyde Park, London shot by Melbourne-based photographer, George Apostolidis

To kick-off the holiday collaboration, Mandarin Oritental Hyde Park, London will be featured in one of the capital’s top Christmas spectacles, Harrods window display. They dedicated two windows this year that will be unveiled on November 1, with head pastry chef, Heather Kaniuk showcasing her petit gâteaux, macaroons and handmade chocolates for a Teddy Bear Tea, in honor of Benedict, Harrods 2015 Christmas Teddy.

But that’s not all. The Christmas celebration continues with Harrods turning public spaces at the Hyde Park hotel into a winter wonderland. They’re placing a huge Christmas Tree in the lobby as its centerpiece, with red and gold colors as its theme. If you’re planning a trip to London around this time, I would recommend minding the date November 27, as this is when the display will be unveiled.

A Very Harrods Christmas package starts at around $950 USD per night, based on two rooms with two adults and two children sharing. Here is what the package includes:

  • One night accommodation
  • Full English breakfast in the dining room overlooking Hyde Park
  • Christmas Welcome gift on arrival and presents in the guestroom, including the Harrods 2015 Teddy Bear
  • VIP appointment with Harrods Gift Bureau to find the perfect gift for your loved ones

The Christmas package is valid between November 23 and December 30, 2015, and is subject to availability. If you’re interested in making this Christmas one your family will never forget, contact their reservations team and book A Very Harrods Christmas package — [email protected].