Taipa Island is one of Macau’s main tourist destinations with many resorts, casinos, convention and exhibition centers. The smaller of the two islands in Macau’s special administrative region, Taipa Island is the destination for millions of visitors each year, who come for the mega-casinos and convention centers.
Luckily, Taipa Island is also home to many world-class hotels, offering superb accommodation and personalized service, but these three Taipa Island hotels are surely the best.
Altira Macau – The Altira Macau is a five-star luxury hotel located in the center of Taipa Island. It’s a 38-storey hotel with 216 guest rooms, suites and villas all offering superb accommodation and personalized service, and with amazing views out over the water. From when you arrive at the reception desk and are greeted by some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, right outside the window, you’ll think you’ve died and gone to paradise at the Altira Macau.
At the Altira Macau hotel, many of the rooms have waterfront views, and all feature mini bar, DVD player, multi-media system, satellite TV, bath robe and slippers, complimentary newspaper and shoeshine service, an in-room safe and Wi-Fi internet.
The hotel has a large fitness center, a state-of-the-art business center and don’t miss becoming a member of the Altira Club, where you can enjoy a drink, snacks or a full course meal in luxury surroundings.
The hotel’s six eateries are also sure to please. Ying is where you’ll find authentic Chinese food, Kira serves contemporary Japanese cuisine and, if you enjoy a drink over a water pipe or cigar, the stunning 38th floor 38 Lounge is the place you should be.
The Altira Macau can be found at Avenida de Kwong Tung, Taipa, Macau.
Grand Waldo Hotel Macau – The Grand Waldo Hotel Macau takes up three blocks of Taipa Island, with its more than 400,000 square feet. Yet, it’s not just a hotel. It’s also known for its entertainment center making it one of the first hotel-entertainment stops on Taipa Island and, four years later, is still one of the best.
The Grand Waldo Hotel Macau’s 791 guest rooms and suites feature en suite bath with robe and slippers, mini bar, flat screen TV with satellite or cable, and fully controllable air conditioning. Deluxe guest rooms have their own pool table and karaoke area and VIP suites even have a Jacuzzi Whirlpool.
The hotel’s restaurants cater to everyone’s taste with choices from Chinese seafood to hot pot, Japanese cuisine, Portuguese cuisine, Fusion and International menus, coffee, cakes, snacks and a whole lot more. Don’t miss gambling in the Grand Waldo Casino either with its slot machines, gaming tables and private VIP rooms.
The Grand Waldo Hotel Macau is located at Sul da Marina Taipa-sul, junto á Rotunda do Dique Oeste, Taipa, Macau.
Grandview Hotel Macau – Another lovely Taipa Island hotel, the Grandview Hotel Macau is right in downtown Taipa so within walking distance of many of the island’s sights.
Rooms at the Grandview Hotel Macau offer en suite bath, bath robe and slippers, flat screen TV with satellite, controllable air conditioning, mini bar, and hair dryer. Many of the rooms face the race track, perfect for any horse racing fan who doesn’t want to miss any of the races.
The hotel has three excellent restaurants – Kuan I Hin, if you enjoy authentic Chinese cuisine, Valencia, with its many Asian specialities or, if you just want a comfortable place to sit and enjoy coffee and cakes, Cherrie’s Corner is sure to delight.
The Grandview Hotel also has its own casino, a slot machine hall, gaming tables and VIP rooms.
The Grandview Hotel Macau is at 142 Estrada Governador Albano de Oliveira, Taipa Island, Macau.