The Londoner Macao, the latest integrated resort project developed by
Sands China to the tune of US$1.9 billion (MOP15.2 billion), will
finally launch today, 8 February.
Kicking off its first-phase launch just ahead of the Lunar New Year,
the much-awaited resort will raise the curtain to The Londoner Hotel,
Crystal Palace atrium, several dining options and interactive
As The Londoner opens progressively throughout 2021, subsequent
phrases will see the addition of more offerings, including 14 'Suites by
David Beckham' at The Londoner Hotel; the luxury residential-style
all-suite hotel Londoner Court; the re-themed Shoppes at Londoner; and
As far as destination-themed properties go, The Londoner joins The Venetian and The Parisian, also developed by Sands China.
Sands China president, Wilfred Wong, said in a statement: “London is
an iconic city and we anticipate this addition will further raise the
profile of Macao while increasing the number of visitors as our other
flagship properties have done.”
As well as the new Londoner Hotel (formerly Holiday Inn Macao Cotai
Central), The Londoner Macao complex will also house existing properties
Conrad Macao, Sheraton Grand Macao Hotel, and The St. Regis Macao.
Business groups will be able to pick from the combined hotels'
offering of more than 150 breakout rooms or smaller meeting rooms, plus
three grand ballrooms which can be further configured.
Planners can also tap on Sands Resorts Macao's ‘More Than Just
Meetings’ offer, which features discounts, entertainment and leisure
benefits to assist planners in tailoring their events.
New features and attractions
The Green Room, the hotel's main dining area, said to be inspired by
the musicals of famous British composers, will surround diners with
theatre-related paraphernalia and songs from popular West End
Meanwhile, quintessentially British greeters will be stationed
throughout the property— expect to meet a bobby (Victorian-era
policeman), a beefeater (Tower of London guard), a punk, or a
bowler-hatted London gentleman.
Additional drawcards include Black Cab Escape, a 90-second virtual
ride, which takes guests on a tour of Beckham’s favourite spots in
London alongside selfie opportunities with the British football star
(presumably his virtual form).
London Calling is a 5.2-metre classic British red telephone box where
visitors are welcomed to The Londoner Macao by the Queen’s corgi,
At Churchill’s Table restaurant, inspired by a classic Victorian food
hall, guests may bump into singing bobbies and a king and queen
procession. Characters from the famous Alice in Wonderland fairy tale
will offer a Wonderland Meet & Greet with guests as they savour the
exquisite Mad Hatter Afternoon Tea set.