Try the spa or French restaurant, Prive.
Last but not least is the Grand Hyatt Macau, which distinguishes itself from the Crown and Hard Rock by setting its sights firmly on business travellers and the mice market in general.
A scantily clad cast performs cabaret, flamenco, aerial contortions and other raunchy routines.The entire second level is dedicated to event space with 15 individual function areas spanning almost 8,000 9,000sq m and a huge pillar-less ballroom covering 2,000sq m and holding up to 2,500 people.Grand Lisboa and Lisboa Hotel: old stalwart/ photo: Vijay Verghese There is a crystal and jewel theme running throughout the hotel including rock crystal wall art and a chandelier so twinkly you almost need shades.In the 560sq m standard rooms, expect an iPod dock, complimentary Fiji water, large desk, Nespresso machine, spacious bathrooms, and, of course, a golden not yellow Conrad duck atop the tub.Conrad Macao/ photo: hotel Best to simply kick back in one of the huge rooms that come with canopy-draped king-sized beds, sunken living areas, WiFi internet access, two large TVs, and all-in-one fax/printer/copiers.Tel:, fax:, (e-mail: or ( m/ ).The decor is staid oriental but cheerful with flashes of red and gold, flat-screen televisions and crimson bed runners.At the hotel, expect an indoor pool open from 7am to 9pm, a fitness centre, and a range of dining that includes a Chinese restaurant.Also on the premises is a spa and Mandarin Oriental cake shop.The hotel also sports 11,840sq ft of meeting space with the largest room able to accommodate up to 800 persons.Five-star hotels abound with high-end dining choices but for a real taste of Macau head to the side streets and alleys.
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The 360 rooms and suites mix Portuguese and Chinese decor with modern amenities, including 42-inch plasma TVs, WiFi Internet (HK160 per day large safes, and multi-pin plugs.
For VIPs, there are ten 278sq m Sky Suites with spectacular city and harbour views out floor-to-ceiling windows, two bedrooms, TVs that ascend on remote command from the depths of sleek wood cabinets, a serving bar, an in-suite spa, a dining room, a kitchen, his.There's no end to versatile mice venues.Dinner or coffee served up poolside is perfect.For authentic Portuguese food, pretty interior and good prices, seek out A Lorcha (289 Rua Do Almirante calendario enjoy poker 2017 Sergio, tel: just a stones throw from the A-Ma Temple and Maritime Museum.The shiny, choc-coloured crescent has made its mark on the Macau skyline.The amber-hued hotel, integrated with the mixed-use development One Central, has 213 rooms including 26 suites and one presidential suite.Theres also an impressive in-room entertainment system including a 42-inch flat screen TV and DVD that can be linked with your laptop or iPod.At such times the lobby is closer to a railway station than the pinnacle of Italian refinement.Another attraction along the "Inner Harbour" is the Ponte 16 entertainment and resort complex that includes the mustard-yellow five-star Sofitel Macau at Ponte.The property is conveniently located close to the ferry terminal and offers modern comforts with a touch more understatement.Storage is plentiful plus there is an iron and board, laptop-sized safe, a Nespresso machine and tins of Dragon Well and Iron Buddha tea.In any other hotel this contrast may look silly, but the Wynn pulls it off.The temple is dedicated to the goddess of seafarers, A-Ma, and Macaus name is derived from A-Ma-Gau (or Place of A-Ma).This is another neo-classical building with a Moghul influence hailing back to 1874, originally built to accommodate an Indian regiment from Goa that was appointed to reinforce Macaus police force at the time.With a little time and patience, theyre a perfectly easy way to get about.Daily rates or special internet offers will fluctuate a fair bit.
Marvel at the big pillars, ornate blue crystal flowers and Parisian bric-a-brac and then head on to the rooms.
The US1.3 million MGM Art Space on the second floor showcases highbrow art exhibitions; its November 2013 launch exhibition featured a Botticelli loaned from Turin, Italy.
As with all the grand behemoths lining this glittering strip, the JW Marriott Macau serves up both Muscle mice - with 2,700sq m of event space for conferences, incorporating meetings, banquets and weddings - and splendid family distractions.
Inside, a 40-metre atrium looks up to the unique exterior façade where glass lifts transport guests.
The Formula 3 Macau Grand Prix (held annually in November since 1954) is a huge event for Macau residents and racing enthusiasts if you too are a racing fan but dont happen to be in Macau for the event, check out the Grand Prix Museum.