It’s more than just casinos in Macau. Here, we’ve rounded up the hotels that the entire family will love
Feeling tired and want to make a quick getaway? Just a high-speed ferry ride away, Macau is undoubtedly a great option. While the city has made its name with its deluxe casinos, you’ll also find an eclectic array of funky art galleries and vegetarian restaurants. If you’re wondering where to stay in Macau, the hotels are quite an attraction for visitors, especially families with kids. Offerings run from kids’ pools to high-tech game rooms, family suites to laundry rooms, these family-friendly hotels in Macau are not to be missed. Look out for special kids-stay-free package offers, too.
Family-friendly hotels in Macau that you should check out
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel
The Sheraton Grand Hotel offers a number of room combinations, but the real showstopper is the two-bedroom family suite. One bedroom is for the parents, while the second is a kids’ room complete with bunk beds, kid-sized furniture and décor by Dreamswork. There’s a daily parade of characters from Shrek, Kung Fu Panda and How to Tame Your Dragon – reason why it’s one of the best family-friendly hotels in Macau. The Shrekfest livens up breakfast with a show, meet-and-greet with the characters and lots of selfie opportunities. And don’t get us started on their selection of awesome swimming pools and food options!
Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, S/N, Estr. do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, +853 2880 2000, 澳門路氹連貫公路澳門喜來登金沙城中心酒店
You can’t miss the world’s highest Ferris wheel: the figure-eight Golden Reel. The famed hotel offers a variety of elegant room and suite options all topped by entertainment kids will love; the 4D interactive Batman Dark Flight, Warner Brother’s Fun Zone; live shows such as ELEKRON (dramatic, dangerous and daredevil stunts); Legend Heroes Park and Macau E-station. Special entertain packages are also available, amazing!
Studio City, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, p. +853 8865 6868, 澳門路氹連貫公路新濠影滙
Hotel Okura Macau
The Grand Resort Deck boasts two “world’s largest”s: the Skytop Aquatic Adventure River and the Skytop Wave Pool. Besides an indoor pool with jacuzzi, there’s also a 3D movie theatre; and on the beach, waterslides, geysers, waterfalls and the Kidz Island aquatic zone. It’s definitely one of the best family-friendly hotels in Macau for kids who love water sports. Plus, laundry rooms are also available.
Hotel Okura Macau, Galaxy Macau, Avenida Marginal Flor de Lotus, Cotai, Macau, p.+853 8883 8883, 澳門路氹城蓮花海濱大馬路澳門銀河澳門大倉酒店
Grand Lapa Macau
This resort offers spa facilities, yoga classes, a fitness centre, a golf driving range cage and tennis courts for the grownups. Kids get special treatment because, as the site says, they are Little Bosses. In-room amenities include baby shampoo and colouring books, and the resort can arrange for cots, bibs, baby chairs, sterilisers, moses baskets and bottle warmers. There are even kid-size bathrobes. The Kids Co. Children’s Centre caters to kids aged 4 to 14. Baby-sitting services can also be arranged.
Grand Lapa, 956-1110 Avenida Da Amizade, Macau, p. +853 2856 7888, 澳門友誼大馬路956-1110號
Grand Coloane Resort
Located on Hac Sa Beach, the resort is surrounded by a hundred and fifty lush green acres. All rooms come with balconies and stunning views. Check out their Family Camp Getaway Package that includes one night’s stay in a Superior Garden Room, in-room kid’s tent, buffet breakfast, lunch picnic basket, and a telescope for stargazing. Kids aged up to 18 can enjoy free breakfasts and a complimentary extra bed.
Grand Coloane Resort, Estrada de Hac Sa 1918, Coloane, Ilhas, Macau, p. +853 2887 1111, 澳門黑沙馬路1918號
City of Dreams
Best known for The House of Dancing Water, City of Dreams has its own Kids’ City, billed as “the greatest adventure for the new generation”. The 17,000 square feet complex offers four main themed-zones – Dream, Excite, Create and Explore – with a giant slide; a climbing structure; super bouncers, virtual experiences; and the ultimate in dress-up and pretend, the Magic Wardrobe and Dream Theatre. The four different hotels: Morpheus, Nüwa, The Countdown Hotel and Grand Hyatt Macau offer a range of accommodation options.
City of Dreams, Estrada do Istmo, Cotai, Macau, p. +853 8868 6688, 澳門路氹連貫公路