Take your pick from luxurious to fun and funky co-living spaces in Singapore.
Moving to Singapore or thinking about getting a new place? Take the communal living route for an exciting change of pace. It’s been hot on the trails of co-working spaces for some time now, and we’re pleased to see numerous co-living options popping up in Singapore. With various activities, amenities and aesthetically pleasing interiors, it’ll take you just a weekend in these fully functional spaces before you’re connected with a whole new social circle and a sweet new abode you don’t wanna leave! Whether you’re here for a work attachment or on a quest for independence (without all the necessary housekeeping involved), you’ll find the perfect one for you on this list.
Best co-living spaces in Singapore
This co-living space was founded by three young entrepreneurs who had their fair share of bad rental experiences and wanted to change the urban market. Cove aims to make the transition process seamless. You can discover, view, check in and move in within a span of just a few days! It offers places in landed houses, condos and apartments with a range of in-house facilities such as weekly housekeeping. If you want something simple and affordable, check this one out.
Cove, multiple locations including Orchard and River Valley
Created with the millennial community in mind, this co-living space is for individuals who value experiences over materialistic alternatives. The shared spaces are designed to encourage organic interactions between members, and we love that it hosts regular community events like yoga sessions and wine tastings.
Commontown, multiple locations including Paya Lebar, Newton and Red Hill
Hmlet brings together communal living with adequate privacy (you’ll get your own personal bathrooms!) in gorgeous Scandinavian spaces. Hmlet Cantonment, in particular, has captured our local-lovin’ hearts with a revamped heritage space, injecting subtle elements of Singaporean culture into the distinctly minimal decor.
True to its namesake, Hmlet – short for ‘Hamlet’ – is all about fostering a community. Apart from community managers linking you up with like-minded peers based on your profile, members are also free to run their own events and programmes such as yoga, sketching or cooking at the common spaces, so jump right in if you wanna mingle! As one of the more established co-living providers in Singapore, Hmlet has over 1,000 rooms available for tenancy across the island. From rooms close to the breezy East Coast to the Cantonment facility right in the heart of the CBD, there’s definitely a chic, modern suite you’ll fancy.
Hmlet, multiple locations including Tiong Bahru, Orchard and Cantonment
Ever wanted to experience a luxury co-living space? The Garcha Group has launched Singapore’s first and only five-star luxury co-living boutique hotel experience. Taking the usual co-living concept up an elegant notch, it allows you to stay at a collection of boutique hotels offering exquisite residences, including The Vagabond Club, Duxton Reserve, Maxwell Reserve and Serangoon House.
Starting from $3,600 per month (with a minimum stay of 30 nights), you can expect lavish rooms and suites with a mini bar, extensive in-house facilities, daily breakfast and housekeeping services. Plus, members get to enjoy special pricing across The Garcha Group’s dining hot spots. Looking for entertainment? Pop by Anouska’s during social hours for complimentary cocktails, swing by The Vagabond Club for Saturday movie sessions and more!
MYPOSHPAD, multiple locations including Tanjong Pagar and Serangoon
Ever wondered what it’d be like to have a human-sized hamster wheel as a treadmill? Lyf Funan Singapore brings that joie de vivre right to its nine-storey facility, which is currently the largest co-living property in Southeast Asia. What really sets Lyf apart is this playful energy across all its community-hosted events and common areas – from a retro-styled laundromat to a massive ball pit to the undeniably photo-worthy interiors across its various lounges, game rooms and open kitchens.
If you’re all about flexible working arrangements, the integrated working spaces will be just as much of a draw, especially since Lyf is just a short walk away from City Hall station. This one’s for those of you who work hard and play hard! Plus, you can even find accommodation for big groups of up to nine with the larger apartment rental options.
Lyf Funan Singapore, Level 4, Funan Mall, 67 Hill Street, Singapore 179370
6. ST Signature
ST Signature markets itself as a co-living hotel, with a greater focus on short-stay tenants compared to its counterparts. Its facilities in Tanjong Pagar and Chinatown feature a range of communal spaces to mingle and uniquely offers a ‘Signature Xperience’ app that guides you through the check-in process digitally. The app also has a range of discounts on lifestyle and tourism activities by its partners. But the best part? It serves as a chat platform for the ST community of guests and hosts – this means you can meet new friends and set up spontaneous trips to the bar.
ST Signature, multiple locations including Tanjong Pagar and Chinatown
7. Hei Homes
With well-designed rooms within the heart of Singapore, Hei Homes is a co-living agency that transforms spaces with functional, boutique-style decor. Its flexible lease terms start from as little as three months, making it a great option for expats on visits or work trips. What’s even better? Hei Homes provides co-living benefits and serviced apartment perks so you can enjoy hassle-free living.
Hei Homes, multiple locations including River Valley and Kerrisdale
8. CP Residences
Dream of living right in the middle of the shopping district? CP Residences has branched out to include multiple rooms across various high-profile buildings. But, its flagship rooms are still the ones at Centrepoint Apartment on Orchard Road. These let you immerse yourself completely in the heart of the city. Its co-working space, 10 desks at Cuppage Plaza, is free for residents to access. Located opposite the apartments, it’s just enough distance from the bed to really get some work done. Who says you can’t eat, shop, work and party all in one day?
CP Residences, multiple locations including The Centrepoint, Marina Bay Sands and Resorts World Sentosa
This locally-run serviced residence brand has launched luxury co-living spaces at its heritage shophouses in Singapore. If you love immersing yourself in local culture and you’re one to photograph quaint architectural structures, this could be the perfect residence for you.
Figment, multiple locations including Joo Chiat and Little India
For career-focused urbanites, Easycity offers the most practical choice. Its fuss-free management, unobtrusive furnishing and access to devices like printers mean you can focus completely on your upcoming presentation or report from the comfort of your room. A no-frills co-living space, it immerses you in the company of other ambitious working professionals and zealous entrepreneurs from various backgrounds. Who knows, they might be just the connection you need for the next step in your business!
Easycity, multiple locations including Farrer Park, Haw Par Villa and Aljunied
So, which co-living space in Singapore catches your fancy?
Additional reporting by Chris Lim