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Hilton Hanoi Opera Hotel lights up lives through charity Christmas Tree

Added: (Tue Dec 16 2008)

Pressbox (Press Release) - Hilton Hanoi Opera today kicked off the festive season by turning on the lights to its charity Christmas Tree, which aims to raised much needed funds for ‘The Challenge Campaign for Children’s Heart Foundation.

The 5.5m X foot tree, a focal point in Hanoi each Christmas, is decorated with 224 Christmas Bears which can be purchased by the public, with the proceeds going directly to the children’s charity. Vina Capital Fund for Healthy Hearts has also pledged to match the proceeds raised dollar for dollar.

Mark Deere, Hilton Hanoi Opera’s General Manager, said the initiative is well received by the public.

“It is the season for giving and enjoying time with friends and family. At Hilton Hanoi Opera we want people to celebrate this time while also remembering and supporting those who are less fortunate than ourselves or are facing tough challenges in the coming year.”

Hilton Hanoi Opera is also opening its doors on the 10th of December to help young children discover the magic of Christmas in Hanoi’s leading hotel. Children from several local schools are invited to help Hilton Hanoi Opera’s chef prepare Christmas cookies and spreads, decorate a traditional Christmas dinner table and bake their own Christmas treats for underprivileged children. They will also get an opportunity to witness the 5-star standard of the hotel in action.

Over the next few weeks, Hilton Hanoi Opera has a number of festive delights for locals and tourists to really embrace the holiday period.


Colorful Christmas Gingerbread Houses

14th December 2008
11AM to 3PM
Ballroom – G Floor
Kids can get into the festivities early by decorating their own Gingerbread House. US$12++ per house inclusive of all decorating items and gift wrapping. Decorating is a supervised event and any purchase will give the child complimentary access to the Sunday Jazz Brunch when dining with a parent.
Mesmerizing Christmas Eve

24th December 2008
6PM to 10PM
Chez Manon Restaurant
For a special Christmas Eve Dinner come to Chez Manon for the deluxe international Christmas Buffet. US$48++ inclusive of free flow soft drinks, beer and house wine. Receive a complimentary glass of traditional Gluhwine on arrival. Perfect for the couple who like to celebrate Christmas.
‘Vietnamese Christmas’ Dinner

24th December 2008
6PM to 10PM
Ba Mien Restaurant
For something unique come to Ba Mien for a Vietnamese Christmas dinner. $65++ per person for a 5 course degustation menu inclusive of a glass of traditional Gluhwine on arrival.
Sumptuous Christmas Lunch
25th December 2008
12:00AM to 3PM
Chez Manon Restaurant
Christmas Day comes alive in Chez Manon Restaurant where a traditional Christmas Buffet is served. US$35++ per person inclusive of free flow soft drinks and beer. A huge selection of wines is available from the wine buffet at US$18++ per person. Kids corner with supervised games will keep the little ones occupied. Kids under 12 dine for half price and under 4 eat for free.
New Year Eve Buffet

31st December 2008
6PM to 10PM
Chez Manon Restaurant
Bring in 2009 with a bang! Chez Manon is serving a deluxe seafood buffet at $55++ per person inclusive of free flow soft drinks, beer, house wine and sparkling wine.
Fantastic New Year Eve

31st December 2008
8PM – 1AM
Ba Mien Restaurant
Celebrate the New Year at Ba Mien restaurant with the opportunity to win fantastic prizes including flight to Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) with 03 nights at Hilton Kuala Lumpur, fabulous Escada and Mont Blanc items, Macallan 30 year old whisky, Tattinger champagne and many more. US$88++ per person including a complimentary Macallan whisky for every guest. By reservation only.
Swinging New Year Eve
31st December 2008
9PM to 1AM
Hilton Lobby
Countdown to the New Year in style. Big screen coverage of New Year celebrations around the world, 50% discount on Tiger beer, Macallan whisky, Tattinger champagne and live entertainment per client.
Bloody Mary New Year Brunch

1st January 2009
11:30AM to 3PM
Chez Manon Restaurant
After all the partying the night before recover and relax at our New Year’s Day Brunch in Chez Manon. US$26++ per person for international buffet including free flow soft drinks, beer and Bloody Mary pitchers. Kids corner with supervised activities will keep the little ones occupied. Kids under 12 dine for half price and under 4 eat for free.
Christmas & Year End Parties 2008 Package
Celebrate Christmas and New Year with friends, colleagues or family to party your way towards the New Year. Hilton Hanoi Opera has put together party packages that suit any taste and can be tailored to meet your individual needs.
From 1st December, 2008 to 31st January, 2009
Hilton Festive Set Menu Packages:
US$22++ per person for 3-course
US$26++ per person for 4-course

Hilton Festive Buffet party:
Varied from US$22++, US$26++ and US$32++

Hilton Cocktail party:
US$16++ per person

Glühwein on arrival
Set menu, buffet or cocktail menu
Christmas tree, table decoration and music of your choice
Coffee and tea with Christmas cookies (dinner package only)
Santa Claus (upon request only at US$ 20)

Beverage packages:
US$12++ per person for free flow of Carlsberg beer and soft drinks for 2 hours
US$18++ per person for free flow of Carlsberg beer, house wine and soft drinks for 2 hours
US$26++ per person for full bar option including free flow of Carlsberg beer, house wine and spirits with mixers and soft drinks for 2 hours

Christmas Goodies 2008

Chocolate snowman $ 2.00
Brioche Santa $ 1.50
Christmas pudding $ 3.50
Vanilla and Hazelnut Yule Log $18.00
Chocolate Yule Log $18.00
Yule log cake slices $ 2.00
Almond stollen $ 8.00
Pecan nut pie $14.00
Christmas fruit cake $ 22.00
English fruit cake $10.00
Noel cream cake $17.00
Ginger bread house $18.00
Chocolate Santa $ 6.00
Chocolate bell $ 5.00

Christmas cookie selection at $2.00 per 100gr
Christmas biscuits
Ginger bread cookies
Peanut butter cookies
Chocolate chip cookies
Green tea macaroons
Langues de chat
Cinnamon stars
Coconut cookies
Dutch peppernoten
Ginger kisses
Chocolate cookies
Pistachio biscotti

Hassle-free Christmas

Roasted turkey
(4 - 6 kg per whole turkey) with corn stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, potatoes and vegetable $25.00/kg

Honey-mustard glazed ham
With baked apples, grain mustard sauce, herbed potatoes and vegetable $18.00/kg

Roasted Australian lamb leg
With braised vegetable, roasted potatoes and rosemary gravy $28.00/kg

Roasted Australian beef
With buttered vegetable, potatoes and red wine sauce $30.00/kg

Norwegian salmon fillet
Baked in puff pastry with herbed potatoes, green asparagus and dill cream sauce $35.00/kg

Marinated Norwegian salmon sliced with dill mustard sauce $7.50/100g

Smoked Norwegian salmon with capers, onion rings, lemon $8.50/100g

Canapé assortment
Marinated Norwegian salmon, Italian salami with zucchini salad, seared tuna with guacamole, camembert cheese with grapes, smoked fish tartar, Parma ham with pickles $12.00/dozen

* All prices are ++ and subject to 10% VAT and 5% service charge
Please order 24 hours in advance.


Chez Manon Restaurant
Sunday Jazz Brunch
US$26++ per person including International Buffet, Live Jazz Band, complimentary glass of sparkling wine, free flow Carlsberg draught beer and Kids Club

The Sunday Kids Club
Eligible for all children from 4 to 12 years
Membership entitles member to ‘eat for free’ at Sunday Brunch with welcome pack, complimentary access to pool for them and their family every weekend when dining with one or more paying adults

Buffet Royale
US$22++ for dinner buffet, a huge international selection of food with a taste of Vietnam
US$24++ for exceptional Seafood Buffet every Friday night
All including free flow soft drinks and Carlsberg beer

Ba Mien Restaurant
Quick Business Lunch
US$16++ for a hassle-free Business Lunch including starter selection, a-la-carte main course, dessert selection and tea

Lobster Alive
The freshest live lobster specially served to your liking in any of our 37 exciting preparations and combinations

Lobby Lounge
Free Flow ‘19 Wine Buffet’
US$26++ per person for free flow wine buffet chosen from 19 wines and live musical entertainment every evening from 17:30 to 22:30

Café Opera
Happy Hours
5:30PM – 9:00PM
Discount 50% on several specialty breads

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Strategically located in the heart of Hanoi’s centre business district, the Hilton Hanoi Opera is within easy walking distance of the city’s myriad tourist attractions and bustling shopping areas, providing an ideal home from which to experience and explore the rich textures of Hanoi.
Welcome to Hilton Hanoi Opera

The minute you arrive at this 7 – storey colonial-styled home, you feel the warm, friendly embrace of Hilton Hanoi Opera.

Inspired by the character of the famous Opera House opposite, the hotel is a fusion of traditions: gentle Vietnamese hospitality and graciousness, and Hilton’s assurance of total reliability, impeccable service and first-class facilities.

Voted Vietnam’s Best Hotel in 2004, 2005, 2006 and 2007 by the prestigious World Travel Award, Hilton is a landmark in the city center within walking distance of the business district.

You will be consumed by luxury and convenience in everything you do. With 269 rooms on the deluxe and the executive floors, every room offers a view of the city or the Opera House and are all equipped with:
• Individual controlled air conditioning and double glazed windows
• Luxuriously fitted bathrooms with separate shower units
• Direct dial telephone with voice mail
• Direct callback telephone service
• High speed internet access at 512 Kbps
• Colour television with satellite channels
• Mini Bar with tea and coffee making facilities in room safes
For your functions, conferences and exhibitions, Hilton Hanoi Opera offers the latest in audio-visual equipment and lighting facilities. In addition to the technically attuned Ballroom, there are six spacious meeting rooms, one boardroom and a business enter with dedicated team members working behind the scenes to ensure the success of your events

Ba Mien restaurant

A chic restaurant that is a destination in its own right, Ba Mien is a contemporary vision with a touch of tradition, fused with style, nature and relaxing comfort. Diners will be truly delighted with the authentic flavours of Vietnamese cuisine from “Ba Mien”- or three regions – be it the crisp healthy taste of the northern cuisine, the imperial delicacies from central, or the rich flavours of the southern cuisine.

Chez Manon

Commanding glorious view of the Hanoi Opera House, Chez Manon presents a stylish yet casual atmosphere for all day dining, offering contemporary international dishes with a Mediterranean twist.

Café Opera
Café Opera, our bakery and gourmet shop where you can find irresistible freshly baked pastries and chocolates that can be enjoyed in the comfort of the lobby lounge or for take-away.

JJ’s Sport Bar

At JJ’s Sport Bar, guests can enjoy a wide selection of beverages whilst being entertained with music and live games on big screens.

For further information, please contact:

Hilton Hanoi Opera
1 Le Thanh Tong Street, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel: +84-3933-0500 / Fax: +84-3933-0530

Chez Manon Restaurant
R Floor
Tel: +84-3933-0500 Ext. 1657

Ba Mien Restaurant
R Floor
Tel: +84-3933-0500 Ext. 1656

JJ’s Sports Bar
R Floor
Tel: +84-3933-0500 Ext. 1654

Lobby Lounge
G Floor
Tel: +84-3933-0500 Ext. 1650

Cafe Opera
G Floor
Tel: +84-3933-0500 Ext. 1623


 Hilton Hanoi Opera is cited for Excellence as a Top 25 Hotel in Asia 2008 by SmartTravelAsia.com readers. The website is the only dedicated travel magazine for Asia. It is read by over 1,000,000 unique visitors annually and has consistently high search engine rankings.

 Hilton Hanoi Opera has been once again honored with the award of Vietnam’s Leading Hotel 2008 by the World Travel Awards. This is the fifth consecutive year the hotel received the prestigious award.

 With the latest being Vietnam’s Best Hotel Award 2007 by the World Travel Awards, Hilton Hanoi Opera becomes a four-time winner, having received the same prestigious award for the last three years.

 Hilton Hanoi Opera’s fine dining Vietnamese restaurant, Ba Mien, has been honored with an Excellent Performance Restaurant 2006–2007 award by the Vietnamese Economic Times

 For the third time in early 2005, Hilton Hanoi Opera was awarded “Hanoi’s Best All Around Hotel in 2004” by Vietnam Economics Times.

 Again, in 2003, for the second time, Hilton Hanoi Opera was voted as one of the “Best Business Hotels in Asia 2003” by Business Asia magazine in conjunction with CNBC Asia Pacific.

 Early 2003, Hilton Hanoi Opera was awarded “Hanoi’s Best All Around Hotel 2002” by Vietnam Economic Times.

 Also in 2002, Hilton Hanoi Opera was singled out by the prestigious Vietnam Economic Times as “Hanoi’s Best All Around Hotel 2001”.

 In mid 2001, Hilton Hanoi Opera was announced by Vietnam Administration of Tourism to rank third among the Top Ten Hotels in Vietnam.

 On the 4th of September 2000, Hilton Hanoi Opera was announced one of the “Best Business Hotels in Asia 2000”. This reaffirms the hotel’s continual commitment to its superior quality in both facilities and service.

For information, please contact:
Tran Khanh Ngoc
Marketing & Communications Manager
Hilton Hanoi Opera
1 Le Thanh Tong street, Hoan Kiem district, Hanoi, Vietnam
Tel:844-39330500 Fax:844-39330626

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