XIX Café’s Hot Chocolate Bar

You deserve a well-earned break from your Holiday Shopping – or just from the day!  Visit high atop The Bellevue and craft the perfect respite with decadent Valrhona hot chocolate with toppings like coconut, candy cane, cinnamon, caramel and house-made marshmallows. Want to make it extra special? Add Mulled red wine, Bailys Irish Cream, Kahlua, Frangelico, Grand Marnier or Peppermint Schnapps. There is no better way to shake off the chill this season.


The Tradition of Santa Through the Ages

This one-of-a-kind exhibition shares how the legacy of Santa Claus has been shared in many ways by different cultures throughout the world. Visitors can view intricate life-like figures representing the variations of this much-loved character including Pere Noel, Saint Koyla and Father Christmas. Visit now through December 24th in The Bellevue’s main lobby.


Holiday Nutcracker Tea

Celebrate the timeless tradition of Nutcracker Tea at XIX with festive tea sandwiches and specialty teas. Make it part of your experience when seeing the Nutcracker performance at The Academy of Music or as a memorable stop while visiting Center City during the holidays. Daily from 2 pm to 4 pm.  Call for reservations (215) 790-1919.


Home for the Holidays

A special time of year deserves a special place. No matter where the season takes you let the Hyatt at The Bellevue be your home for the holidays. Relax knowing you can revel to your heart’s content and wake up safe with great food and more just an elevator ride away. Rates start at $99, plus tax. To make your reservation, visit philadelphiabellevue.hyatt.com or call 800-233-1234 and use Offer Code:  HOME.


Holiday Shopping and Dining

Find something special for everyone on your list.  Shop Nicole Miller Philadelphia, Teuscher Chocolates, Williams Sonoma, Tiffany’s and The Walking Company. Plus, take a break to sip and dine at The Palm, Blue Duck on Broad, Tavern on Broad or XIX.  Located in the heart of Center City, The Bellevue makes the holiday experience truly special.