Live a life of luxury for a night or two at these five-star hotels in Marina Bay, the CBD and Sentosa with stylish rooms, infinity pools, pampering spas and modern amenities
Whether you’re down for a visit to Singapore or looking for a swanky staycay, Singapore has all sorts of accommodation, from cheap boutique hotels to five-star luxury hotels. No doubt, choosing the latter makes you feel cosseted and relaxed with its stellar hospitality, modern facilities, impeccable services, stunning city views, pampering spas and Instagram-worthy rooms. Located at must-see areas such as Marina Bay, the CBD and Sentosa, these swish hotels are the cream of the crop. Go on then, book a room and spoil yourself!
Life’s a beach, and sometimes you need the sun, sand and sea with a bit of luxury lovin’. Spanning across 30-acres of luscious greenery, the stunning 5-star hotel in Sentosa successfully synthesises colonial charm with modern sophistication. With three pools and Palawan beach just a walk away, you’ll definitely want to be seen lounging in your bikinis all day with your pooch. Yes, your furry friends are welcome here too!
Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, p. 6377 8888.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Kick back, relax and enjoy this room with a view. The Ritz-Carlton offers a suite escape with its range of spacious rooms, built with windows flaunting a picturesque view of Singapore’s Marina Bay skyline. Enjoy a bubble bath in its marble bathroom that boasts a palatial tub; we’re certain you’ll be soaking in for some time. Plus, you’ve probably seen these money shots with this famous window over the tub on your Instagram feed. And to top it off, have a delectable buffet breakfast at the glitzy hotel restaurant, Colony, catch the morning sun and snap away!
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The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799, p. 6434 5111.
The Fullerton Hotel
The heritage property’s reputation is unparalleled, and we don’t just mean its magnificent prominence on the Singapore skyline. We recommend a stay in one of the suites if you’re splurging – our top pick is the Loft Suite. These palatial two-storey duplexes boast high ceilings, generous living and dining areas, as well as an expansive balcony with gorgeous bay views.
The Fullerton Hotel, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178.
Marina Bay Sands Singapore Hotel
MBS comes in at the top of our list for the IT factor and the location. Its famous infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands Hotel has seen countless celebrities frolicking in it. Perched 57 floors atop the iconic building, it feels like you’re swimming on the edge of the world. If you prefer to party while you’re at it, head up to the SkyPark where you’ll find CÉ LA VI, a nightclub-slash-restaurant that serves up a great array of cocktails and music.
Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956, p. 6688 8868.
PARKROYAL On Pickering
PARKROYAL on Pickering has plenty of eco-features, including greenery-lined open-air walkways as you approach your room, which offers stunning 360-degree vistas. If your aim is to relax and truly enjoy the property, the spacious Orchid Club rooms have fantastic views. They even serve Champagne breakfast, high tea, and a cocktail happy hour, with a buffet of tasty snacks all as part of your room booking. The spa is located just next to the pool, but once you enter, you’re enveloped by the rich wooden décor and lovely aromatic smells.
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PARKROYAL on Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289, p. 6809 8888.
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
In case you haven’t noticed, the luxurious Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore has been undergoing a major makeover, and now, they’re even better than ever! All about the interiors, the new accommodations are freshly painted with soothing hues and decked out with modern furnishings and luxurious amenities. Also, feast your eyes on the stunning Peranakan-inspired embellishments of the lift lobby and the magnificent ceiling art installation of intricate leaves by Japanese designer, Hirotoshi Sawada, as you enter.
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350, p. 6737 3644.
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Update: Raffles is currently under renovation and will reopen at the end of 2018.
There’s no disputing this: Raffles Hotel is a legend. Old-world romance meets intoxicating luxury at this colonial-style icon, that has greeted some of the world’s biggest celebrities and personalities, including the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Only suites are available here, with each offering elegant period furnishings, 14-feet ceilings and views of lush tropical gardens within the vicinity. Wander hand-in-hand with your staycay date around some of City Hall’s most historic landmarks, like the National Museum and CHIJMES, before retiring to the hotel’s courtyard for a candlelit dinner.
Raffles Hotel, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673.
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