A glut of luxury hotels in China means that the holidays' best parties don't always sell out ahead of time. A few to consider:
Mesh at Opposite House
The boutique hotel has partnered with Belvedere Vodka to bring back the popular Beat Party. Put your best foot forward and step into 2015 in style with signature cocktails, beatboxers, DJs and a chance to immortalize the start of the New Year at personalized photo booths. 100 yuan ($16.07) at the door with a complimentary cocktail.
10 pm-4 am, 11 Sanlitun Lu (Road), Chaoyang district. Reservations: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Centro at Kerry Hotel
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Centro bar celebrates the New Year with a selection of great cocktails, music and fun, with Champagne and a special appearance by DJ Keza from Paris from 9 pm onward. Cover charge 300 yuan per person including one standard drink. Table packages starting from 2,888 yuan. Also at the hotel: Brand New 2015 Buffet Breakfast on New Year's Day, from 2 am-10:30 am. 204 yuan (plus 15 percent service charge) per person.
1 Guanghua Road, Chao-yang district. 010-8565-2466.