Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel

The Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel is located on the Cotai Strip, Estrada da Baía de N. Senhora da Esperança with an area of about 980,000 square meters (242 acres). Opened on August 28th, 2008, it is the largest single block style hotel in Asia and the second largest building in the world. It has the function of performance, entertainment, shopping, exhibition, accommodation and large scale gaming.

Outside of Venetian Hotel
Outside of Venetian Hotel
Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel
Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel

In Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel there are two main areas—the tourist area and the casino area.

Tourist Area in Venetian Macau

In the tourist area, there are the Venetian styled buildings, canals and plaza. The most amazing thing is that all of these are on the third floor. The Grand Canal Shoppes is also on the third floor and is the largest indoor shopping mall in Macau with an area of 9 hectares (22 acres) and with more than 350 stores. They are all internationally renowned names with clothes,  jewelry, accessories and other goods. The famous brands and the duty-free advantage combine to give all the best shopping experience.

Fancy Roof in the Hotel
Fancy Roof in the Hotel

If you don't want to go shopping, touring around the Grand Canal Shoppes area would be the best choice. As in Venice, you are able to relax on a gondola as the pier is near the plaza with the trip taking 15 minutes accompanied by songs from the gondoliers. The San Luca, Marco Polo and Grand Canals are all named after the famous Venetian canals. Beside the canals there is the San Marco Square, which was also named after the Italian plaza.

Apart from shops and gondolas, visitors can enjoy the entertainment when walking around Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel with a piano solo and mummeries on the San Marco Square every hour and the Streetmosphere™ performers (street performers) keeping you entertained along the way. And what's more, the man-made blue sky can produce sunrise and sunset effects under the control of a computer. Having experienced the shops, the activities and performances, you can go downstairs to the first level. Here you can go to the ZAİA Theatre to enjoy the ZAİA Show as presented by the Cirque Du Soleil as a permanent show.

Casino Area in Venetian Macau

The Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel resort is also famous for its casino. It has one of the largest casinos in the world at 5 hectares (13 acres). Located on the first level of the building, the casino is divided into four areas - the Golden Fish, Imperial House, Red Dragon and Phoenix. There are altogether 850 gaming tables and more than 4,100 slot machines with baccarat, blackjack, roulette and other gambling games. Due to the local laws, youths  under 18 years old are prohibited from entering the casino area.

Grand Canal Shoppes Area
Grand Canal Shoppes Area

Tips for dining

There are more than 30 stylish restaurants in the Grand Canal Shoppes. In the casino area, there are also many restaurants with Chinese, Japanese, western food and snacks among which there is the largest restaurant in Asia with more than 1,000 tables—the Café Deco. In the evenings, visitors can relax over a few drinks at the Bellini Lounge and listen to some live music. Dancers, singers and musicians from all over the world perform day and night, with ladies being offered free drinks every Wednesday from 08:00-13:00.

How to get to Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel

Public bus

Take bus 25B, 26A, 30X, 35, 51A, 72, MT1, or MT3 to Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança.


Free shuttle bus

From Operating Hours
Macau Ferry 9:00 - 0:00 (every 5 - 15mins)
Border Gate 9:00 - 1:00 (every 5 - 15mins)
Taipa Ferry 7:30 - 1:00 (every 5 - 15mins)
Macau International Airport 10:00 - 22:30 (every 15 - 20mins)
Lotus Port 9:30 - 20:00 (every 15 - 30mins)
Ticket Fare of The Gondola Trip MOP128 (adults);
MOP98 (kids from 1 - 12 years old);
Free for children less than 1 year old.
Opening Hours Grand Canal: 11:00 - 22:00
Marco Polo  Canal: 11:00 - 19:00
San Luca Canal: 11:00 - 19:00

- Last modified on Jun. 29, 2018 -
Questions & Answers on Venetian Macau-Resort-Hotel
Asked by Yanti from MALAYSIA | Mar. 07, 2018 22:45Reply
How can i reach Parisian from Venetian and how to go to Senado square from Parisian?
My plan is Venetian - Parisian - Senado Square. Thank you in advance.
Answers (1)
Answered by Cameron from FINLAND | Mar. 08, 2018 20:47

You can walk south for no more than 10mins to reach Parisian, and then take bus 26A to Xinmalu, you will get to the square.
Asked by Ade from INDONESIA | Sep. 19, 2017 07:54Reply
How to go to senado square from Venetian by shuttle bus?
I'm planning to visit Macau this weekend. After arriving at outer harbour in the morning, we will go to Venetian then continue to Senado square. Is it possible to take shuttle bus? which one is better, venetian first then senado square or senado square first then venetian?
Answers (1)
Answered by Louis from ITALY | Sep. 21, 2017 03:38

You are suggested to take a free bus to Venetian first.
And then walk west along Estrada da Baía de Nossa Senhora da Esperança for 10 minutes to Galaxy Hotel, from where you can take a free bus to Avenida de Almeida Ribeiro, which is about 300 meters north to Senado Square.
Asked by Lina from INDONESIA | May. 05, 2017 00:26Reply
How is Macau during Oct 1 Natioanal holiday?
Hi..I'm planning to visit there on Oct 1st. Can anyone tell me how actually the island during that day? would it be super crowded? thank you
Answers (1)
Answered by Marry from UK | May. 07, 2017 21:21

As I know, it will be crowed on that day. If you really want to visit there, you may avoid the peak hours to visit different attrations.
Asked by Patty Lin from USA | Jan. 02, 2017 13:04Reply
We will stay Cosmo Hotel Hong Kong. How to get to Taipa houses museum?
Answers (1)
Answered by Wendy from FRANCE | Jan. 03, 2017 00:05

Hey, Patty. You may walk from Cosmo Hotel to Wan Chai MTR Station to take Island Line to Sheung Wan. Then walk to HK-Macau Ferry Terminal where you can take a ferry to Maritime Ferry Terminal. You can take bus no. 28A or AP1 to the museum.
Asked by rere from INDONESIA | Dec. 24, 2016 09:40Reply
Are there free shuttle buses to Hotel Sintra from the Macau Taipa Ferry Terminal?
If there is, how about the schedule? When is the last time schedule?

If there is none, what is the best way to get from the Ferry Terminal to Hotel Sintra (with luggage and stroller)?
Answers (3)
Answered by Rose from UK | Dec. 25, 2016 00:04

Yes, free shuttle bus is available for the trip and they are scheduled from 09:15 to 20:45. You can can easily find it after getting off at the ferry terminal. For more information, I suggest you consult the hotel in advance.
Answered by Rere from INDONESIA | Dec. 25, 2016 05:17

As long as i knew from the sintra's web, that is a schedule from maritime, not from taipa. I already ask the hotel by email. But none reply :(
Answered by Nancy | Dec. 25, 2016 19:32

Your are right, Rere. That is the schedule from maritime. Actually, no free shuttle bus is scheduled from Taipa. You are suggested to take bus no. MT1 or MT2 instead.
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