The Best Places to Celebrate New Year’s Eve in Style – The 5 Star Luxury Hotel Community

New Year’s Eve is one of the most special nights of the year. It’s an opportunity to say farewells to the passing year and set new plans and goals for the new one. That asks for proper celebrating! Whether it is a glass of champagne, a dance party, or a private dinner, you want to do something special.

So, what are the best places to go to celebrate the new year – 2023? Here is a round-up of destinations that are guaranteed to give you a great experience.


Italy is one of Europe’s best places to celebrate the New Year. Rome, Tuscany, Milan, Positano, there are so many options where you could go!

Our pick for 2022, however, is Venice. Many tourists go there for vacations because of its picture-perfect canals and magnificent architecture.

All around the city, you will find exciting parties and happenings. Be among the lucky ones to witness an Italian-style New Year’s Eve celebration that begins with a sumptuous dinner. Nothing beats an authentic Venetian-style supper on a boat with scenic views!

Another place in Venice that offers a cute and simple New Year’s Eve celebration is the La Fenice Opera House. For people who love art and theatre, this will be a great pick.

At midnight, head to St. Mark’s Square, where people gather to welcome the New Year. It’s the biggest event in the city! Singers and artists perform here, and powerful fireworks are launched at 00:00.

So, where should you stay in Venice? Here is an idea.

Gritti Palace

In a quiet corner of Venice, the Gritti Palace is a place that combines elegance with a home-like atmosphere. This luxurious hotel is a real treasure, in which history, culture, and modern Milanese style are harmoniously combined.

Gritti Palace Venice occupies a magnificent palazzo built in 1525 on the banks of the Grand Canal. It was first created for the family of Doge Andrea Gritti.

Today, guests of Gritti Palace Venice are still surrounded by the luxurious interiors of the old Venetian palazzo. Only now, that are perfectly combined with ultramodern amenities. From the luxurious rooms with state-of-the-art technology to the first-class center Blu Mediterraneo SPA. There’s so much to enjoy!

Your membership benefits:

  • Full daily breakfast
  • $100 food and beverage credit
  • Early check-in/late check-out

Prices per night here start from $1563.


Dubai, the capital of the UAE, is one of the top places to go on New Year’s Eve to spend time with family or friends. When the clock strikes twelve, many places in the city have spectacular firework display that is incredibly enjoyable to watch.

Admire luxurious shows at the Burj Khalifa. Listen to live music on the water at the Dubai Fountain. You can also make reservations at one of the waterfront restaurants to enjoy dinner while soaking in the breathtaking views.

Dubai really has some of the world’s best New Year celebrations. Not sure where to stay during your adventure? Bulgari Hotel Dubai will be a great pick.

Bulgari Hotel Dubai

The Bulgari luxury collection of hotels needs no introduction. The Bulgari Hotel Dubai, which opened its doors in 2017, immediately won recognition from lovers of exclusive vacations. In a way, it has become the jewel of Dubai.

Located on the artificial island of Jumeira Bay, the hotel gives guests a chance to feel like they are in a secluded oasis. At the same time, you’re just an arm’s length away from the beating heart of the metropolis.

Gourmets will be satisfied with the exquisite Il Ristorante – Niko Romito restaurant. There, you can taste the creations of Michelin 3-starred chef Niko Romito. They really are masterpieces!

Some of the benefits when booking this hotel through Private Upgrades are:

  • Upgrade on arrival
  • Full daily breakfast
  • $100 hotel credit
  • Early check-in/late check-out

Prices per night start at $2163.

The Netherlands

When it comes to trendy places for celebrating New Year’s Eve in 2022, Amsterdam is one of the most beautiful picks. The best parties are held in squares such as Dam Square, Nieuwmarkt, and Rembrandtplein. Since visiting them is for free, you don’t have to pay a cent to enjoy marvelous New Year’s Eve celebrations.

Alternatively, those who prefer something a bit different can head to the beer stalls, which also offer live entertainment.

Wish to have an offbeat experience? Go to Amstel River and celebrate New Year’s with thousands of other people.

The Amsterdam Festival of Lights is also a must-see. It takes place every year from December to January. Here, canals and roads are lit with fairy lights, creating an enchanting atmosphere.

As far as accommodations go, in Amsterdam, there’s plenty to choose from.

Hotel De L’Europe

Welcome to Hotel De L’Europe Amsterdam – the best place to stay for connoisseurs of the genuine and beautiful. If you’d like to experience the true rich heritage of Amsterdam, here is where you should go.

The history of De L’Europe began almost 125 years ago. Since then, the luxurious hotel has become the guardian of local culture and art. It can rightly be considered a treasure trove of Amsterdam, a guide to a world of liberal culture and an exclusive level of luxury and comfort.

Our member benefits include:

  • Upgrade at the time of booking (to Junior Suite), subject to availability
  • Junior Suites and above receive a complimentary one-way airport transfer
  • Continental daily breakfast for two
  • $100 food and beverage credit
  • Early check-in/late check-out

Prices per night start at $644.


Ring in the New Year in Sydney, Australia! The city’s main harbor will light up on New Year’s Eve with magnificent fireworks. The best part? Here you can enjoy the summer weather.

The incredible architectural arrangement of the Opera House and Harbour provides a very picturesque backdrop for the night-time lights in the warm sky. If you are not a fan of street parties, an alternative way to admire the extravaganza is to take a boat trip.

Don’t forget to book a comfortable hotel! You should begin 2023 with style.

Park Hyatt Sydney

A fantastic hotel in the vibrant city is Park Hyatt Sydney. Located on the picturesque Sydney Harbour, it offers breathtaking views of the bridge and the famous Opera House. Staying here, you will be close to all the main attractions.

The spacious and comfortable rooms feature modern and stylish interiors in bright colors, with carpeted floors, floor-to-ceiling windows, comfortable, original furniture, and floral decorations.

The Iluka Spa & Wellness Centre has a heated rooftop swimming pool with sunbathing terrace, Jacuzzi, gym, sauna, steam room, and treatment room. You can try a wide range of facial and body care treatments using Jurlique herbal cosmetics. Ingredients for these products are specially grown in the hills of southern Australia.

Furthermore, the Harbourkitchen & Bar restaurant offers a variety of modern Australian cuisine with Mediterranean accents, grilled dishes, and a rich wine list from the hotel’s wine cellar.

Your Private Upgrades membership benefits:

  • Upgrades at the time of booking, subject to availability (promotions are not applicable during Christmas and New Year)
  • A full breakfast is served daily in the dining room for up to 2 guests per room
  • $100 hotel credit for services to be used during the stay
  • Early check-in (earliest at 09.00) and late check-out (latest at 16.00)

Prices per night here start from $1071.

Other wonderful places to spend New Year at

  • Paris, France (celebrate near the Eiffel Tower)
  • Las Vegas, Nevada (to enjoy the best New Year’s Eve parties)
  • New York City, the United States (to see the Times Square ball drop)
  • Berlin, Germany (to experience a spectacular light show)
  • Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (have a blast on Copacabana Beach)

End notes

The New Year is one of the most awaited holidays, bringing new goals and opportunities. If you’d like to celebrate the beginning of 2023 somewhere exciting, we’d love to help you plan the perfect getaway! Get in touch with our team here. We’ll find the perfect place for the New Year celebration!

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