The City of Dreams opened on 1 June 2009. Two companies, Melco International and Publishing and Broadcast Limited, formed a partnership called MelcoPBL and the two together own this casino. The total estimated cost of the project stands at $2.1 billion dollars.
Located on the north-eastern edge of the Cotai Strip, City of Dreams is very close to the Macau International Airport. The Shangri La hotel and the Venetian Macao are close to City of Dreams. The total number of rooms at City of Dreams is about 2,000. These rooms form a part of the boutique hotel as well as the casino hotel. In addition to this, flats for guests seeking to live on a temporary basis are also available. Inside the City of Dreams, there are other sections as well. These include the Grand Hyatt, the Crown Tower Hotel, Casino Macau, and the Hard Rock Hotel. Crown Tower Hotel has 295 suites for guests, while Hard Rock Hotel and Grand Hyatt have 366 rooms and 1,005 rooms respectively.
The list of dining joints that City of Dreams features is almost endless. Whether you are looking for an expensive treat or just an ordinary one, you will find a place to suit your liking. At Horizons, you can enjoy tapas, steak, and great seafood. The Treasure Palace offers Cantonese food. The Food Colosseum serves both Japanese as well as several Asian dishes. The EDO restaurant serves Japanese food. There are many options available for noodle lovers. There is Yo! Noodles, Ji Xiang and Ru Yi. There is also a 24 hour café called the Golden Pavilion.
There is a grand shopping arcade at City of Dreams with many branded outlets. Therefore, if you are on the lookout for a great shopping experience, this is the place for you to be.
A Franco Dragone centred on the theme of Cirque du Soleil style is to open at the Theatre of Dreams sometime soon. With all its grandeur, City of Dreams is one of the favourite choices among the tourists who visit Macau.