Ponte 16 Mansion Suites
Ponte 16 is a hotel development along the northwest shore of the old town of Macau. This complex boasts a shopping centre, a casino and hotel, designed by American architects, The Jerde Partnership.
The Mansion Suites share amenities with the main hotel, the Macau Soffitel, but are larger and more exclusive, comprising 19 apartments ranging in size from 1,800 to 2,500 square feet. Each unit has 1, 2 or 3 bedrooms, large living and dining areas, a pantry, sumptuous bathrooms, walk-in closets and, of course, a butler’s room. The biggest has a fully equipped karaoke room while many are in duplex arrangements connectable with others to provide even more generous, family-style accommodation.
The suites are organised around a central atrium, a key element of our design concept. This space makes more than passing reference to the former Bella Vista (Boa Vista) Hotel, once a landmark of colonial Macau. Access to each of the suites is achieved via continuous verandas overlooking the courtyard, at the base of which is a lotus pond with hand-crafted glass leaves and flowers sourced from the Czech Republic; these reflect natural light from the glazed roof by day and glow in the warmth of submerged light fixtures by night.