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MACAO, Feb. 7, 2024 /PRNewswire/ — Galaxy Macau proudly announces its continued status as a world-class luxury integrated resort not only with the highest number of Forbes Five-Star hotel honor, but also with Five-Star ratings in Restaurants and SPA categories, all under one roof. This is the second time that a single integrated resort receives 4 Five-Star Hotel ratings under one roof. The accolades reinforce Galaxy Macau’s dedication to extraordinary standards of luxury and hospitality, while affirming its leading position in the global travel industry.

Forbes Travel Guide, the recognized global authority in luxury travel and lifestyle, has bestowed Galaxy Macau with a total of 8 Five-Star ratings across its hotels, restaurants and spa: Galaxy Hotel celebrates Forbes Five-Star Recognition two years in a row as one of the World’s Largest Five-Star hotels, showcasing its unique ‘World Class, Asian Heart’ Hospitality. Banyan Tree Macau upholds its tradition of excellence, securing the Five-Star hotel rating for the eleventh year running. The Ritz-Carlton, Macau maintains its reputation for impeccable service with its eighth successive Five-Star recognition, while Hotel Okura Macau has been awarded its third Five-Star accolade for its distinct Japanese elegance.

The culinary excellence at Galaxy Macau is also recognized, with 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA retaining its Five-Star restaurant rating for yet another year, and Lai Heen at The Ritz-Carlton, Macau captivating diners with its fifth consecutive Five-Star achievement.

Banyan Tree Spa Macau and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau continue their legacy of serenity and service, each preserving Five-Star spa ratings respectively for the eleventh and eighth years in a row.

Ultimate Global Authority for Luxury Travel

Founded in 1958, Forbes Travel Guide serves as the global authority for the finest hotels, restaurants and spas. Each year, a team of anonymous professional inspectors travels the world to assess the luxury properties against hundreds of rigorous standards.

“Forbes Travel Guide congratulates the leadership and staff of Galaxy Macau for once again earning their Five-Star hotel award for 2024. The team continued to deliver an elevated guest experience with top marks for its exceptionally caring staff and property wide commitment to guest wellbeing.  We are proud to feature its hotels on our Five-Star list,” said Amanda Frasier, President Ratings, Forbes Travel Guide.

“Galaxy Macau’s sustained accolades are a proud reflection of our dedication to unparalleled excellence and outstanding luxury hospitality,” Kevin Kelley, Chief Operating Officer – Macau of Galaxy Entertainment Group, said. “Looking ahead, the introduction of six new luxury hotel brands in our Phase 4 expansion reaffirms our commitment to enriching Macau’s appeal as a premier travel destination. We remain focused on innovation and excellence, confident in raising the standard of luxury hospitality and achieving further recognition.”

One of the World’s Largest Forbes Five-Star Hotels

With 1,449 well-appointed rooms, Galaxy Hotel stands as one of the world’s largest Forbes Five-Star hotels, embracing a “World Class, Asian Heart” service philosophy. The hotel takes pride in its Michelin-starred restaurant, 8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA, which retains a Forbes Five-Star rating and offer an exquisite Italian dining experience that interweaves Mediterranean and Sicilian flavors, all complemented by impeccable service.

Unparallel Excellence and Luxury Hospitality

Banyan Tree Macau and its Banyan Tree Spa have consistently secured a double Five-Star ranking for the eleventh straight year, exemplifying excellence in resort luxury and wellness. The team’s dedication to blending tradition with innovation has elevated the guest experience beyond expectations. Each of the 256 lavish suites, with a minimum size of 100 square meters, features an indoor relaxation pool, while private villas offer garden-bound swimming pools for a peaceful retreat. Guests at Banyan Tree Macau are invited on a journey of indulgence, leading to a sanctuary of tranquility, especially within the award-winning spa renowned for its rejuvenating treatments.

The Ritz-Carlton, Macau continues to set the benchmark for impeccable service, earning triple Five-Star recognition for its hotel, spa, and dining for the fifth consecutive year. The Ritz-Carlton, Macau and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau have been honored with the Five-Star rating for the eighth consecutive year, and the Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Lai Heen has also received the coveted Five-Star ranking fifth consecutive year. The Ritz-Carlton, Macau offers over 230 luxuriously appointed suites, an opulent spa with bespoke treatments, and the authentic gourmet delights of Lai Heen, promising an unparalleled luxury experience.

Macau’s first and only Japanese-style hotel, Hotel Okura Macau, showcases contemporary, minimalist Japanese design featuring a warm, natural wood aesthetic in its elegant guestrooms. Celebrating its third Five-Star award, Hotel Okura Macau offers authentic Japanese hospitality, alongside classic cuisine crafted by acclaimed chefs. The Okura team, known for their detail-oriented and passionate service, is dedicated to providing an exceptional and memorable hotel experience.

New Chapters of Luxury

As Galaxy Macau continues to set the five-star standard in the realm of luxury hospitality, the recent addition of Andaz Macau and Raffles at Galaxy Macau marks new chapters in our ever-expanding story. These acclaimed new brands enhance Galaxy Macau’s luxury offerings and contribute to Macau’s position as a culturally diverse destination where East meets West.

As we celebrate our achievements and the recognition received from The Forbes Travel Guide, we look forward to welcoming you at our integrated resort with the most Five-Star rated hotels in the world. Book your stay, dine in our award-winning restaurants, find serenity in our Five-Star spas. Begin your journey of unlimited experience by visiting our website at or contact our customer service at +853 2888 0888.

Galaxy Macau Sets New World Record for Second Straight Year: Most Five-Star Hotels as a single integrated resort in Forbes Travel Guide 2024 Awards


Banyan Tree Macau secures the double Forbes Five-Star hotel rating for the eleventh consecutive year


The Ritz-Carlton, Macau maintains its reputation for impeccable service with its eighth successive Five-Star recognition


Hotel Okura Macau has been awarded its third Five-Star accolade for its distinct Japanese elegance


8½ Otto e Mezzo BOMBANA retaining its Five-Star restaurant rating for yet another year

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About Galaxy Macau Integrated Resort

Galaxy Macau, The World-class Luxury Integrated Resort delivers the “Most Spectacular Entertainment and Leisure Destination in the World”. Developed at an investment of HK$43 billion, the property covers 1.1 million square metres of unique entertainment and leisure attractions that are unlike anything else in Macau. Eight award-winning world-class luxury hotels provide around 5,000 rooms, suites and villas. They include Andaz Macau, Banyan Tree Macau, Galaxy Hotel, Hotel Okura Macau, JW Marriott Hotel Macau, Raffles at Galaxy Macau, The Ritz-Carlton, Macau, Broadway Hotel. Unique to Galaxy Macau, the 75,000-square-meter Grand Resort Deck features the world’s longest Skytop Adventure Rapids at 575 meters, the largest Skytop Wave Pool with waves up to 1.5 meters high and 150-meter pristine white sand beach. Two five-star spas from Banyan Tree Spa Macau and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, Macau help guests relax and rejuvenate. As the dining destination in Asia, Galaxy Macau offers a wide variety of gastronomic delights, exquisite experiences and ingredients of the finest quality with over 120 dining options from Michelin dining to authentic delicacies; Galaxy Promenade is the hottest shopping destination featuring the latest in fashion and curated experiences in Macau. Spanning over 100,000 square meters, luxury flagship stores, lifestyle boutiques and our selection of labels are among the more than 200 world-renowned brands for a world-class shopping journey; Galaxy Cinemas, a 10-theatre 3D Cineplex boasting 4K laser projection; CHINA ROUGE, one-of-a-kind deluxe lounge that evokes the glitz and glamor of Shanghai’s golden era with entertainment in luxury and style; and Foot Hub presents the traditional art of reflexology to make you feel more relaxed and revitalized. For Authentic Macau Flavours & Vibrant Asian Experiences, Broadway Macau – just a 90-second walk via a bridge from Galaxy Macau, has over 35 different Authentic Macau & Asian Flavours at its Broadway Food Street. The 2,500-seat Broadway Theatre plays host to world-class entertainers and a diverse array of cultural events. Meeting, incentive and banquet groups are also well looked after with a portfolio of unique venues in Galaxy Macau and a professional service staff. Galaxy International Convention Center (GICC) is the latest addition to the Group’s ever-expanding integrated resort precinct and will usher in a new era for the MICE industry in Macau. GICC is a world-class event venue featuring 40,000 sqm of total flexible MICE, and a 16,000-seat Galaxy Arena – the largest indoor arena in Macau. For more details, please visit ,  and .


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