From Senado Square, head to cobble-stoned St Augustines Square (just cross the main road up Rua Dr Soares and follow the signs) for a traditionally Portuguese streetscape.
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.
The Gold Bricks icon is Wild and stacked to fill the entire reel!Dinner or coffee served up poolside is perfect.Shopping, historial Macau Walks, hotel Contacts, glittering casino neon begins to loom over old Macau where life proceeds at slot machine play for fun sun moon a slower pace, winding through historic walks, churches, cobbled streets and past aromatic egg tart shops.The hotel offers shuttle buses to the town centre, a Chinese restaurant, Western nibbles and a music lounge.You will find that at the top of the page, you will be given a choice of what game you would like to play.Hard Rock/ photo: hotel The rooms arent exactly wild-child drug dens, but they do have fun rock n roll touches like guitar motifs on the Egyptian cotton pillowcases and duvet covers as well as a mini record box in the bathroom holding the Rock Spa.
The four-star underwent a refresh in 2013 and offers the option of rooms and suites decorated in Chinese style, Western style (bright Portuguese blue) and the more subdued Business style.
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.
Oil paintings, flock wallpaper, a sweeping marble staircase and ornamental birdcages combine to give the place a cosy olde-worlde charm.Vips staying in the top category Mansion Suites get their own private entrance, lobby, lift and pool.The 10 spa suites dark wood, whispering staff, wine-coloured walls, mother of pearl inlay and huge Jacuzzis augur well for tailor made services.The flame-shaped hotel, with 400 rooms, opened in December 2008 as a flagship for the group.Expect reassuring dollops of marble, a private spa salon, scalloped ceilings, Cotai white walls and cream decor with the signature gold hues.Outside, parents can lounge in a cabana while children shriek from pool to pool.In the vicinity is Sands Macao Hotel (along with the Sands casino a gold, mirrored-glass creation that opened in 2007 (the casino opened a few years earlier).Slotocash, straight from the Casino floor, the Plentiful Treasure online slot can now be played anywhere and everywhere.Faux Philippe Starck lamp shades set the scene in 300sq ft rooms which sport 400 thread count linen, iHome, bvlgari toiletries and lots of light.Now it is branching out into newer Chinese medicine of scientific bent.Pearl River Delta in southern China.
This, as expected, is a top child friendly hotels pick.
Not a cheap option, but a bit of an old-fashioned thrill.