Singapore may be relatively small in geographical terms, but in terms of hospitality it certainly punches above its weight! Whatever your budget, you are sure to find somewhere for a memorable stay, whether you are seeking six-star luxury accommodation or a quirky hostel.
Over the past decade or so, luxury has been redefined – these days run-of-the-mill luxury is simply not enough for a world-class hotel. Twenty-first century travellers are seeking that something special which leads to an unforgettable experience. Fortunately, Singapore is home to some of the world’s finest hotels.
The Marina Bay Sands boasts a stunning rooftop infinity pool, as well as the best views in the city. It’s also in an unparalleled location, home to some of Singapore’s most renowned attractions. Those who like their luxury with a touch of nostalgia should head to The Fullerton Hotel, housed in the impressive neoclassical building, dating from 1928, which was once Singapore’s General Post Office.
Design buffs will love The Scarlett, set over six levels, its imaginatively themed rooms furnished in sumptuous velvet and opulent designer fabrics, all in dazzlingly vibrant hues, each room decorated in its own inimitable style. Nature-lovers can discover a calm oasis in the heart of the city, at the PARKROYAL on Pickering with its astonishing, self-sustaining sky gardens and elevated terraced gardens. Its strapline a ‘hotel-in-a-garden’ is no exaggeration!
Our selection of mid-range hotels are all very different from each other, but what they have in common is that they offer good value for money combined with an interesting edge, which is quintessentially Singapore.
The Quincy Hotel is conveniently located close to the main shopping strip of Orchard. What sets it apart is Quincy’s Silent Disco night, a quirky disco party where you can choose which of the three DJ’s music you want to dance to.
Lloyd’s Inn is a minimalist boutique hotel offering a calm ambience. Enjoy the outdoor bathtub, open to the skies – perfect for relaxing after a busy day’s sightseeing.
Hotel Mono’s chic interiors are housed in six historic shophouse buildings, blending traditional architecture with contemporary design for the perfect urban retreat.
Budget need not mean boring, and although you might have to compromise a little on location, you will still find plenty to charm, during your stay in Singapore.
Once a shophouse, ZEN Rooms Joo Chiat has now been transformed into a popular contemporary hotel, retaining attractive architectural features reflecting the Joo Chiat neighbourhood’s Pernakan heritage.
COO Boutique Hostel has the distinction of being Singapore’s first ‘sociatel’, aiming to connect travellers with locals via digital media. Its eye-catching design and laid-back bistro make it a popular choice, providing a unique communal experience.
One of the latest trends in hotel design for the budget market is the capsule hotel. If you want to be one of the first to experience this cutting-edge accommodation, then head to Met A Space Pod, which is Singapore’s first space-themed boutique hostel. Stay in one of its state-of-the-art space pods, where you can enjoy complete privacy without skimping on comfort.