Posted on Dec 27th, 2018

Happy Chinese New Year 2019!

Chinese New Year Celebration In Malaysia: How Is The Holiday Carried Out?

Of red packets and scrumptious food, Chinese New Year is arguably the biggest celebration among Chinese communities all over the world. Celebrated on the first day of the Chinese Lunar New Year Calendar, each year is named after one of the 12 animals on the Zodiac.

Homes are often cleaned and decorated by all members of the family a couple of days before the celebration. On this auspicious day, a wide range of delicious food is prepared and red clothes are often bought. Family members from out of town, even abroad will often return home for their CNY reunion.

Chinese New Year is also known as Spring Festival or Lunar New Year and is celebrated by Chinese circles all over the globe. Harsh language and discussions on sensitive topics are usually avoided. Yes, it’s often recommended to be in your best behaviour during CNY.

When is Chinese New Year decided each year?

The lunisolar Chinese calendar is used to determine when Chinese New Year should be held. It’s also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival and is celebrated by Chinese communities.

Family dinners are also often organized on the eve of New Year where bad language and discussions on sensitive topics are usually discouraged. To celebrate the occasion, dullian, a pair of scrolls with written poetry and angpaus (red packets) are often used together.

Perks of booking a room at SPH during Chinese New Year Malaysia

Not sure where to spend your Chinese New Year during 2019? Consider booking a room at Sunway Putra Hotel, a place that guarantees sheer opulence amidst city comforts. With Superior Deluxe Rooms for 2 adults starting from RM211+ per night, enjoy complimentary WiFi, 24 hour in-room dining, scheduled shuttle & laundry services.

Did we mention that our rooms also have LCD TV’s with 23 satellite channels? Whether it’s choosing to unwind in your city abode flicking through choice entertainment or shopping for your favourite brands, SPH is the place to be. Located just 10 minutes away from the Kuala Lumpur City Centre, you can also take delight at its close proximity to public transportation.

Scrumptious Food Promos To Sink Your Teeth Into

In the mood for good food? Satiate your appetite with our delicious Chinese New Year Buffet Dinner promotion at Sunway Putra Hotel. Prefer fusion food instead? You’ll love our buffet dinners at the Coffee House that features a sumptuous array of gastronomical fares. Using nothing but the freshest ingredients and the finest techniques by our talented culinary team, feasting has never been tastier.

Enjoy special Chinese cuisine creation from our Executive Chef, Rossham Rosli during the CNY Buffet Dinner. Choose from mouth-watering dishes such as marinated mixed mushroom salad with herb dressing, roasted peking duck pizza, and assorted premium dim sum.

Buffet Dinner Details

- Priced at RM118 per adult, RM68 for children aged 7 to 12 years old.

- No charges apply for kids 6 years and below.

- Indoor playground for kids to enjoy as you dine.

From great food to cosy accommodations, choosing to stay at Sunway Putra Hotel for the upcoming CNY holidays is your best bet to a time well spent. On that note, feel free to reach out to us at +603 4040 9888 or email us at for any inquiries.