Where do you want to wake up in 2022? You could be watching the fireworks on the Thames in London. Amsterdam and Paris provide a picture-perfect winter beginning to the New Year; or why not see the bright lights and celebrate in New York!
Celebrate New Year's Eve in the comfort and luxury provided by elite accommodation, from friendly boutique hotels for couples to hotels with family entertainment, New Year's Eve accommodation offers a far richer experience than staying at home, and you don't even have to clean up afterwards. Your only problem is choosing where to stay, so here is our list of the best destinations to celebrate New Year's Eve.
London - The United Kingdom's capital is one of Europe's most vibrant New Year's Eve destinations. Catch some Premier League football at one of the city's clubs, grab a bargain in the Oxford Street sales or duck into Harrods for something finer. For the big countdown, choose between spending all night dancing to world-class DJs at the city's famous nightclubs, settling down to watch fireworks by the banks of the Thames, or sailing on a river cruise to watch the city bring in the New Year. Whatever you choose to do, a New Year's Eve break in London is sure to be a delight.
Amsterdam - Book hotels in the Dutch capital for a more relaxed take on your New Year's Eve break. Amsterdam doesn't disappoint on the fireworks front, creating a magical display above the River Amstel, but nightlife is where Amsterdam truly shines. You can take NYE party cruises or join street crowds at Nieuwmarkt. The city centre is packed with bars and clubs, making it easy to keep the celebrations running until the morning. Once you're partied out, why not walk off the night before along the picturesque canal paths.
Barcelona - If you want to a cultural New Year's break, booking hotels in Barcelona is a great idea. With the Picasso and Miro museums and endless architectural wonders from masters like Gaudi, Catalonia's hub is heaven for museum or art fans. Savour New Year's Eve by dining out on fabulous tapas and red wine near Las Ramblas, before heading to bars in Gracia or pile into Placa Espana for the huge fireworks display. It's a magical place to celebrate New Year's with groups of friends, partners or family members.
Paris - The City of Light hosts a lavish set of New Year's Eve celebrations. Imagine stocking up on Champagne and toasting the year as the Arc de Triomphe is illuminated by one of the most dazzling sound and light displays anywhere in the world. You might book one of our New Year's Eve hotels in the atmospheric Montmartre area, where you can enjoy balcony views of the city as it welcomes the New Year, indulge in a show at the Lido de Paris, or get close to the locals for one of the bustling street parties. Paris leaves you spoilt for choice with ways to celebrate New Year.
Edinburgh - The Scottish capital is famous for its New Year's Eve celebrations, which the Scots like to call Hogmanay. Styling itself as the "world's greatest New Year's Eve celebration", Hogmanay brings torchlight processions and one of the biggest street parties in the world. If you're looking for a hotels with family entertainment, New Year's Eve in Edinburgh promises ceilidh dancing, events for kids, and live music that everyone can enjoy.
Manchester - From major club nights to relaxed street food and beer, a New Year's Eve break here promises to be a party. Booking New Year's Eve hotels in Manchester makes gathering with the locals in Albert Square for the fireworks before heading venturing into the Northern Quarter, where some of northern England's best bars and clubs can be found, easy and fun. Why not book a hotel near Manchester City or United's grounds to catch a New Year's Day Premier League match?