China’s Macau Gets World’s First & Only Hotel By Karl Lagerfeld, The Legendary Chanel Designer

by Tejashee Kashyap
China’s Macau Gets World’s First & Only Hotel By Karl Lagerfeld, The Legendary Chanel Designer

Nestled in Macau, known as the Las Vegas of Asia, it has established itself as a global mecca for luxury and entertainment. Renowned for its grand casinos and vibrant nightlife, Macau also boasts a dazzling array of world-class luxury hotels that cater to the most discerning travellers. In a groundbreaking fusion of fashion and hospitality, the world witnessed the unveiling of the first Karl Lagerfeld hotel, an exquisite embodiment of luxury, innovation, and style.

Macau Is Home To World’s First & Only Hotel By Karl Lagerfeld

With opulent designs, breathtaking views, and unparalleled amenities, these hotels in Macau offer a haven of extravagance. The Karl Lagerfeld Hotel stands tall as a living testament to the late iconic fashion designer’s unique vision.

With sleek lines, bold silhouettes, and an arresting façade, the hotel exterior captures the essence of Lagerfeld’s iconic aesthetic. The late fashion pioneer also worked on concepts with places like Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, and Sofitel So Singapore. But, this is the only hotel tower that the legend himself completely created.

This time, Lagerfeld was given free rein to style a 20-story tower. This is part of the Grand Lisboa Palace Complex. Moreover,  the complex should also include a hotel designed by Donatella Versace. Titled Palazzo Versace, it should be debuting early next year).

Upon entering the hotel, guests are enveloped in an atmosphere of opulence and sophistication. Lagerfeld’s distinctive design philosophy is apparent in every detail, from the artful placement of mirrors to the bespoke furnishings and chandeliers that exude glamour.

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Inside This Opulent Hotel

Lavishly appointed suites, adorned with Lagerfeld’s signature monochromatic palette, pay homage to his legendary association with black and white. Each room is thoughtfully designed to evoke a sense of harmony and tranquillity. They offer an oasis of calm amidst the bustling city outside.

The hotel, which is ready to open its doors to visitors, has 271 wonderfully decorated rooms. The luxurious mood is enhanced by handcrafted porcelain vases from Jingdezhen and circular room dividers that resemble traditional Chinese moon gates.  It features a fusion of contemporary, recreated Chinoiserie aesthetics with fine craftsmanship, vivid colours, and a modern Western touch.

Culinary delights at the Karl Lagerfeld Hotel are nothing short of a gastronomic journey. The Mesa restaurant showcases a delightful menu created by José Avillez, a talented chef. Visitors can unwind and enjoy a spa and wellness centre with numerous pools and a library with 4,000 books.

Additionally, the world’s first Karl Lagerfeld hotel is more than just a place to rest; it is an immersive experience altogether.

Where: Grand Lisboa Palace Resort Macau
Cost: ₹25,000/night (approx.)

Cover image credits: Instagram/The Karl Lagerfeld