The Most Luxurious Hotels and Resorts in Macao

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As one of the most affluent parts of China, Macao offers a lot to gamblers and tourists alike, with luxurious hotels and resorts peppered across the territory.

The former Portuguese colony of Macao is one of the wealthiest regions of China.  The small territory is best known for its prevalent casino culture, historic architecture, delicious cuisine, and some of the most lavish and expensive hotels in the world. 

Here are the most luxurious hotels and resorts in Macao where you can stay:

Banyan Tree

The Banyan Tree prides itself as one of the cosiest, most serene places you can stay in Macao. It is also one of the most sophisticated, especially when putting its lodgers up for the night. Offering a variety of suites that overlook the most spectacular points of the Cotai strip, many rooms even feature their own jacuzzies.

When it’s time to eat, you can refuel at one of the two in-house restaurants that serve signature Thai dishes and top-of-the-range seafood. Alternatively, make things a little more intimate by booking one of the exclusive private dining experiences.  You won’t be stuck for things that you can do during your stay at the Bayan Tree, either. The hotel is located close to all the amenities, including the Galaxy shopping mall and the House of Dancing Water.

Morpheus

The Morpheus is the kind of place where you would want to disengage and relax after a full day of exploring the sights and sounds of this beautiful city. The hotel is based inside the City of Dreams district, which also features other top casinos.

One of the best things about this part of Macao is the enormous, shared casino, home to over 39,000 square meters of gaming space, 450 games tables, 1,514 slots, and over 20 bars and restaurants. In addition, Morpheus itself features a private art gallery, spa, nightclub, fitness centre, Michelin-star dining and an array of themed rooms that all scream elegance. From pool villas and executive suites to the premier king room, staying here will cater to all your getaway needs.

Venetian Macao Resort Hotel

The Venetian is one of the resorts that boast the fanciest suites the city has to offer, highly endorsed by Forbes’ travel experts. Taking inspiration from Italy’s floating city, each room has a distinctive theme.

The complex gives its guests and visitors an authentic slice of Italy, with gondola rides, a Murano pool and the Portofino restaurant, which serves authentic Italian cuisine. Here you can enjoy piping hot pizzas, freshly caught seafood and flavour-packed pasta dishes, all of which can be savoured in the al fresco-style dining areas overlooking the rest of the resort and all its finesse.

Grand Hyatt Macao

Also situated on the Cotai Strip within the City of Dreams, this five-star hotel is known for its splendid architecture, lavish accommodation, fine dining, sophisticated events and state-of-the-art meeting space. Inside, you can get some much-needed rest in one of the 791 rooms and suites or relax and unwind at the Isala Spa, complete with an outdoor hot tub and a temperature-controlled swimming pool.

There’s also a 24-hour fitness centre as well as a hair salon, two pillarless ballrooms, a lobby lounge, and the Grand Club, which offers the most remarkable bird’s-eye views over Cotai. In addition, the cuisine served at the Mezz9 Macau is said to be out of this world!

Grand Lisboa Palace

The Grand Lisboa hotel is hard to top with 58 storeys and close to 1,000 rooms and suites with various themes. Deluxe and superior rooms feature everything from Turkish steam baths and jacuzzies to in-room B&O home theatres and built-in mirror TVs.

Inside the casino, you’ll find 800 gambling tables and 1,000 slot machines. Grand Lisboa Palace is also home to 14 acclaimed restaurants, around-the-clock entertainment, and access to all the prime tourist attractions. And to top it all, Grand Lisboa palace was the first-ever gambling establishment in Macao to offer craps and Texas Hold ’em!

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