Crown Macau : The MacauTripping Review 2008
The Crown of Macau (Part 3) : Photo and Video Review of the Suites at Crown Macau
Violet pulls out the marble white key card embossed with a holographic Crown Macau logo from its similarly styled paper slip case, waves it against the doorknob, looks me in the eye, flashes a coy, sexy you-are-in-for-a-treat smile and eases open the door to room 3603. I tumble inside and Violet follows me, as does the bellhop, who stacks all of my belongings very neatly in the sizeable walk-in closet. She gives me quick tour of the rooms amenities, light switch locations (there are about 15 switches all over the place), various technological gadgetry, plus - most importantly - the list of complimentary drinks in the minibar (now we're talkin!). She asks me if I have any questions, which I do. "Is there an ethernet cable for my computer?" She says she will have one sent up right away. Cable in hand, the concierge himself arrives twenty minutes later.
Room 3603 isn't particularly large. It's footprint is similar in dimensions to a standard Wynn Macau, Venetian Macau or Hotel Lisboa room, smaller than my Wynn Macau corner suite and slightly larger than my suite at StarWorld. Upon entry to the immediate left is compartmentalized 'wet room' - double sink area, toilet, closet, toilet/shower room. About 20 paces north is the bed/desk/living area with a fantastic view of the Macau Peninsula (weather permitting).
Immediately, I'm taken once again by the fantastic view of the Macau Peninsula. Smartly, Crown Macau's rooms are all situated on the north side of the building. The south side of the building is essentially a gaggle of older apartment towers that, frankly, aren't much to look at. Hidden behind them are a flock of construction cranes and the froshly birthed Venetian Macao. The view from Crown Macau of the Cotai Strip is best described as "Objects in Mirror are Further Away Than They Appear Due To Their Enormousness." The Venetian Macao doesn't appear to be that far away, but it is... yet another one of the many Venetian illusions.