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MGM Macau - Hotel Review - Chew Your Chow
Amongst the sea of casinos in Macau, the MGM MACAU stands out for its focus on art, family friendliness and attention to detail. Name MGM MACAU (澳門美高梅) Location The Forbes Travel Guide 5 star hotel sits on prime waterfront real estate and can be easily reached from the Macau Ferry Terminal via the complimentary shuttle buses the hotel offers. Tourist attractions such as Senado Square and the Ruins of St Paul’s are a short taxi ride away (10-15 minutes). Hotel Standing at a towering 35 stories and wrapped in a shimmering glass facade, the MGM MACAU is certainly hard to miss. Step inside the hotel and you are greeted by works of art and natural light. But the pièce de résistance is definitely the Grande Praça, the central plaza of the hotel that’s been designed to mimic Lisbon’s iconic central train station. A dramatic skylight dome drenches the entire area with sunlight and there’s even a 8 metre tall cylindrical aquarium in the middle. Currently, the Grande Praça is adorned with 160 glass butterflies designed by renowned display artist, Stephen Stefanou. With the hotel’s emphasis on art, it’s not surprising that there’s a 8,000 square feet Art Space. The current exhibition is showcasing 74 bronze sculptures by French …