With 450 years as a Portuguese colony before being returned under China’s sovereignty, Macau is truly where East meets West. Its appeal continues to remain strong, with Macau welcoming 30.95 million visitors in 2016, a record-breaking number thus far. Looking to take in Macau’s sights, or fancying a little flutter (or ten) at the casinos soon? We’ve got you covered. Here are the best places to stay in Macau.
The Venetian is the largest single structure hotel building in Asia. It is an all-in-one grand hotel, casino, and entertainment luxury resort along the famous Cotai Strip. The resort is itself an attraction. Guests who fancy a flutter can head to the hotel’s casino, which holds the record as the largest in the world. There are also plenty of entertainment performances, with music concerts from renowned international artistes and award-winning theatre productions like Thriller. The Venetian is truly where you can have a luxury Macau vacation.
Macau really does luxury best. It isn’t named the Las Vegas of Asia for no reason, after all. Cotai Strip has another worthy five-star hotel in the form of Wynn Palace. Most suites and rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows where you’ll be overwhelmed by the magnificent skyline. When you book your stay here, convenience begins at the airport with the hotel’s free airport transfer. Once you get to Wynn Palace, get right to pampering and enjoy a full-body massage at the spa.
Address: Avenida da Nave Desportiva, Cotai, Macau, Cotai, Macau
Price: from 146 USD
Live it up in Macau and book your stay at one of the most luxurious hotels in the city, Galaxy Macau Hotel. The five-star hotel along Cotai Strip is home to a renowned casino. The city center is only a few minutes from the hotel by foot, although we reckon that you won’t need anything else when you stay at Galaxy Macau. From a comfortable room to lively entertainment, it’s all here. Explore the on-site restaurants, where you’ll find the most delicious Macanese cuisine!
Conveniently located in the Macau Centre neighborhood, Ascott Macau is close to some of Macau’s best attractions, such as Senado Square, the Dom Pedro V Theater, and Golden Lotus Square, which houses the Lotus Flower in Full Bloom sculpture. The hotel is located along the bay. Each room is outfitted with large windows, offering magnificent views of either the city or the sea, including the famous Amizade bridge connecting guests from Macau Centre to Taipa and Cotai. If you don’t know where to stay in Macau, consider the tried and tested Ascott!
Address: R. Cidade de Braga, Nape
Price: from 103 USD
Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines Swimming pool Invoice provided Process in place to check health of guests Air conditioning Non-smoking rooms Luggage storage Fitness centre
Home to the award-winning must-see theatre production House of Dancing Water, the City of Dreams is what guests can expect from the Hard Rock Hotel chains – stylish retro interiors in luxurious rooms. There are also plenty of tributes to rock legends found throughout the premises, from Michael Jackson’s famous diamond-studded gloves to guitar-shaped pools.
Each room comes with floor-to-ceiling windows, offering guests excellent views of Cotai. Aside from the usual amenities, there is also an iPod dock and home theatre system in each room. As with every hotel along the Cotai Strip, the hotel also has its own gaming space, with 450 tables and more than 1,500 machines.
City of Dreams- The Countdown Hotel
Address: Estrada do Istmo, Cotai
Price: from 88 USD
Games room Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Lift Nightclub/DJ Business centre Physical distancing rules followed Restaurant Children television networks
Studio City bills itself as Asia’s entertainment capital and it’s hard to argue with that. Guests will feel like they are living in a movie set in this cinema-themed resort. Get on the world’s highest figure 8 Ferris wheel as you soak in Macau’s picturesque views. Or follow Batman as he takes on Gotham’s villains at the 4D flight simulation Batman Dark Flight.
The young ones will also love the Warner Bros’ themed playground and the hotel’s Riverscape and outdoor pools. For a night out with the family, Studio City is home to The House of Magic, created by renowned magician Franz Harary.
Studio City Macau
Address: Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau
Price: from 246 USD
Who says you can’t have an authentic European experience in Asia? At this French-themed five-star hotel, Paris is just right outside your window! A replica of one of the most iconic global attractions, the Eiffel Tower, sits right in the middle of the property, brightening the surroundings and leveling up the Cotai Strip skyline. The Parisian Macao is home to multiple attractions, such as a water park, an outdoor pool, and a lavish shopping center. To complete the experience, indulge in fine French cuisine at La Chine and Brasseries.
The Parisian Macao
Address: Estrada do Istmo, Cotai Venetian Macau
Price: from 115 USD
First aid kit available Shuttle service (free) WiFi available in all areas Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas Safety deposit box CCTV in common areas Business centre WiFi
For such a small city, it’s surprising that Macau has endless things to offer its visitors, with five-star hotels topping the list. Artyzen Grand Lapa Macau is a luxe hotel that’s only 10 minutes from the airport. The rooms exude a homey vibe without losing their luxurious touch, and all are equipped with en suite bathrooms, satellite television, minibar, and free Wi-Fi. After you’ve swept the shopping areas of Macau, it’s time for a self-care day at the hotel spa and avail of the wellness package. Come nighttime, hit the pool bar, and take a dip in the heated pool.
How does the idea of having your own room, sipping wine as you enjoy stunning sea views sound? Located along the Cotai Strip, it is a 10-minute walk to the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Centre of Macau, which has attractions like Senado Square, Mount Fortress and the Ruins of St Paul’s.
It is also right next door to renowned hotels like Wynn Palace, The Venetian and City of Dreams. These hotels provide free shuttle buses to the further must-visit places in the Taipa area.
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Pave your own way in Macau and rent an Airbnb for your trip. This modern apartment hosted by Vic sleeps up to five guests and is located right in the lively Macau Peninsula. Find out how locals live and explore the hidden gems of the city. This spacious apartment is newly refurbished too, so take full advantage of the kitchen and make your own meal with the freshest ingredients from the market. The apartment is a short walk to the UNESCO World Heritage area, which is something that you don’t want to miss.
Newly Refurbished, Modern 2 Bedroommacau, Macau
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If you’re a sucker for great views, you’ll love this apartment. Just minutes away from the Cotai Strip, the apartment is on the building’s highest floor, offering stunning views of the Macau Jockey Club and Cotai’s renowned casinos like the Galaxy Macau. It has an open kitchen concept with a breakfast bar and nearby supermarkets in the vicinity for guests to do their own cooking. Guests will also have access to the building’s outdoor swimming pool.
Top floor apartment with panoramic views
Price: from 103 USD
Number of Guests: 5
If you’d like to stay in the heart of Macau without the premium prices that the surrounding hotels bring, this is the perfect alternative. The room is simple, clean and offers everything you need to get a comfortable night’s rest. Its proximity to hotels like Lisboa, Wynn and MGM means guests can easily access their shuttle buses to get to Taipa and many other attractions.
Room along Cotai Strip
Price: from 89 USD
Number of Guests: 2
If you’re traveling in a larger group, this apartment is able to house up to five people. Located right in the heart of Macau, there are plenty of dining options and supermarkets in the vicinity. The city’s best attractions are also just a stone’s throw away. The apartment sports décor resembling a garden in autumn and creates a relaxing homely environment that ensures a comfortable stay for all guests.
Sea view master room with private bathroom.
Enjoy luxury for all budgets in Macau
While the Cotai Strip casinos certainly exude glamour and luxury that are accompanied by premium pricing, it isn’t the case for everywhere else. There are plenty of accommodations in Taipa and even in Cotai itself that do not require visitors to pay out of their pockets. This means there isn’t an excuse not to see the city at its most beautiful at night when you book these Macau accommodations. Once you’re settled, explore everything the city has to offer, from the top things to do and the best street food.
Frequently asked questions about the best places to stay in Macau
1. Which places to stay in Macau have nice views?
2. Which places to stay in Macau are good for families?
3. Which places to stay in Macau are good for couples?
With all the luxurious accommodations in Macau, couples don’t have to look hard to find the perfect place to stay. Consider The Parisian Macao, The Venetian Macao, and Ascott Macau for your romantic getaway.
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