Grand Hyatt Macau is a 36-storey hotel in Cotai, a short drive from Macau International Airport. Opened on 29 September 2009, the hotel is part of City of Dreams, a multi-purpose development project that includes hotels, apartments and a 4,000m² casino.
The hotel is composed of two towers, namely the grand tower and the premium grand club tower, and is the latest Hyatt hotel to open in China. Other Hyatt hotels in the country include Park Hyatt Shanghai, Park Hyatt Beijing, Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Sha Tin and Hyatt Regency Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui.
Grand Hyatt Macau has 791 rooms and suites. The grand tower has 424 rooms while the premium grand club tower has 367 rooms. All rooms offer views of City of Dreams and the west bank of the Pearl River through floor-to-ceiling picture windows.
Standard rooms, which are between 32m² and 69m², include the grand room, grand suite king, grand suite twin, club deluxe king, club deluxe twin and grand deluxe suite. The grand suites feature an independent living area that is separated by a sliding door. Larger rooms, which range from 70m² to 275m², include the diplomat, executive, premier, presidential and chairman suites.
All rooms are equipped with flat-screen LCD TVs, phones and high-speed wireless internet access. The suites also feature walk-in showers and living rooms.
Grand Hyatt Macau offers 9,000m² of meeting space. The hotel’s entire second level is dedicated to meeting facilities. There are two ballrooms that connect with eight meeting rooms. The grand ballroom, which measures 1,925m², can be divided into four soundproof areas. The ballroom has 8m-high ceilings and can accommodate 2,800 guests. It also has control rooms, catwalk lighting and six built-in projectors.
The ballroom is connected to Salao do Teatro, a 780m² room that can accommodate 1,600 guests. Meaning “show theatre” in Portuguese, Salao do Teatro has 5m-high ceilings and is linked to a 360m² private pre-function area.
The hotel has eight salons. Located on the same floor, the rooms can accommodate between 40 and 120 people. They are equipped with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment and built-in projectors.
The hotel also features a 1,900m² pool deck on level three. Primarily meant for informal events, the pool deck includes a 40m swimming pool, a water lounge and eight private VIP cabanas. It can accommodate between 500 and 2,200 for cocktail receptions or banquets.
The hotel has two main restaurants. The Beijing Kitchen on level one is a 225-seat restaurant that is open 24 hours. It offers northern Chinese cuisine including specialities such as Peking duck and Shanghai noodles.
On level three is the mezza9 Macau. Designed by noted Japanese interior design firm SuperPotato, the restaurant serves internationally styled south-east Asian cuisine. It accommodates about 290 people and is decorated with granite blocks and lattice-patterned metal screens. It also offers three ten-seat private rooms and dining on the terrace.
The hotel also has a 118-seat bar in the lobby lounge. The main lobby has a coffee bar and a bakery.
Fitness and health facilities
Grand Hyatt Macau offers a fitness centre and studio, which is open throughout the day. The centre is equipped with cardio and resistance machines and LCD screens.
The hotel has one spa, Isala, which occupies 2,323m². It has 15 suites, including six for couples. The suites range between 28m² and 51m². Each is equipped with a private bathroom. The spa also features whirlpools, steam rooms, freeze showers and a foot massage room.