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Document and Entity Information
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2013
Document And Entity Information [Abstract]  
Document Type 20-F
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2013
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2013
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY
Trading Symbol MPEL
Entity Registrant Name MELCO CROWN ENTERTAINMENT LTD
Entity Central Index Key 0001381640
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuer Yes
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding 1,666,633,448