The 270-room Karl Lagerfeld Hotel is to open in a 20-storey exclusive tower as part of Lisboa Palace in southern China and is slated to be ready by 2017.
Macau, is the only place in China where gambling is legal, and saw revenues of $38 billion in 2012, which is about six times more than Las Vegas. The resort will provide up to 700 gaming tables and over 1,200 slot machines.
The Lisboa Palace complex, which will be home to Lagerfeld’s hotel as well as The Lisboa Palace Hotel and the Palazzo Versace Macau will offer a full range of luxury non-gaming facilities including around 2,000 hotel rooms a number of Michelin-starred restaurants, a themed retail mall, a wedding pavilion and a multi-purpose theatre for large-scale events.
Lagerfeld is chief designer for the Chanel and Fendi fashion houses and also has his own label. He has also designed a can for Diet Coke.
Lagerfeld previously worked with Sofitel So Singapore, to develop a Karl Lagerfeld designed luxury Suite, the suites at Hôtel de Crillon in Paris and the Hotel Métropole in Monte Carlo where he provided his expertise in the hotel’s revamp and it’s Odyssey Restaurant.