City of Dreams, also known as CoD or CoD Macau, is an extravagant hotel and casino built in the style of a podium with four towers: namely the Hard Rock Hotel, Crown Towers Hotel, and the Grand Hyatt Macau (2 towers). Its three-floor podium includes a mega-casino, over 200 shopping facilities and hotel guest facilities. City of Dreams has approximately 420,000 square feet (39,000 m2) of gaming space with 450 gaming tables and 1514 machines, over 20 restaurants and bars, including one of the largest in the city.
The first structure of City of Dreams opened on 1 June 2009, and the Grand Hyatt in November 2009.
In late November 2016, Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd's chairman Lawrence Ho unveiled the fifth hotel to be located within the City of Dreams. Named Morpheus, it is designed by Zaha Hadid Architects and opened in 2018.It has 772 guest rooms. Alain Ducasse has two restaurants in the Morpheus Hotel, the restaurants are called “Alain Ducasse at Morpheus” and “Voyages by Alain Ducasse”. The latter restaurant also has a bar called the "Voyages bar by Alain Ducasse".
It is built, owned and managed by Melco Crown Entertainment. Known to be Melco's second mega-sized property in Macau, City of Dreams is located directly opposite to the extravagant The Venetian Macao.
Timings are subject to change. You will be automatically booked into a time slot as part of the check out process. Please visit the official website to confirm the time slot before your visit.
You can visit the major attractions within the hotel apart from relaxing:
One installation is called the Vquarium. These four video walls measure nearly 61 feet (19 m) wide and 22 feet (6.7 m) tall. It was constructed in the United States and made in several pieces for ease of transportation and for on-site installation. It weighs 11 tons (10,000 kg).
Behind each of the four sections sits a rear projector that displays images on the acrylic. Water cascades down the acrylic faces to enhance the sub-sea ocean scene that is projected on each wall. The Vquarium debuted with the opening of the complex on 1 June 2009 with larger than life mermaids that swim onscreen and into the distance at the end of the short show. The mermaid show was conceived and executed by Falcon's Treehouse.
This attraction ceased in 2018
A second installation designed to enhance the environment of the retail area features a large water sphere. The finished sphere measures 8 feet (2.4 m) in diameter. A hole in the top of the sphere allows water to be pumped through the inside of the sphere and bubble out the top before gently cascading evenly down the sides of the globe into the catch pool below.
Franco Dragone Entertainment Group has created a new show entitled The House of Dancing Water at the Dancing Water Theatre designed by Pei Partnership Architects. The theatre contains one of the largest commercial pools in the world, holding approximately 3,700,000 US gallons (14,000 m3). The 270-degree theatre in the round has a central stage with a diameter of approximately 25 meters (82 ft), surrounded by sloped seating on three sides for as many as 2,000 theatre patrons including a V.I.P. section of 70 seats. The theatre arena has a 40-meter-high steel trussed space (30 meters clear) providing generous height to the show’s display of acrobatics. Thinkwell Group, a design and production firm based in Burbank, Calif., designed the audio, video and communications systems for the show.The show, which incorporates various design elements such as fire, water effects, and atmospheric effects, opened on 17 September 2010. "The House of Dancing Water" was the recipient of a 2012 Thea Award for Outstanding Achievement for a Live Show Spectacular.