Looking for a well-deserved, guilt-free respite? Check in to the trendiest green hotels in Singapore.
Are environmental impact concerns weighing heavily on your mind? We get it. Planning a vacation can feel overwhelming amidst ongoing discussions on preserving the planet and the necessary measures we have to take to reduce our carbon footprint. But fret not, we have good news. Treat yourself to a pampering respite (sans the guilt) by checking in to some of the best green hotels in Singapore.
Best green hotels in Singapore
1. Parkroyal Collection Pickering, Singapore
Boasting incredible greenery and amazing architecture, Parkroyal Collection Pickering was built with sustainability in mind. Step inside this beautiful space with sky gardens, water features and lush greenery that not only provide a beautiful atmosphere for guests, but also help to regulate the temperature and energy consumption of the hotel.
That’s not all: Parkroyal Collection Pickering has also implemented multiple other planet-friendly initiatives. We’re talking about a 3M filtered water dispenser in each room to eliminate the use of plastic water bottles, electric vehicle and charging stations, a food waste digestor, complimentary city bikes, as well as amenities in biodegradable packaging. All these are a testament to the hotel’s commitment to promoting sustainability!
Located on the top floor of this hotel-in-a-garden is an urban farm. This photo-worthy space isn’t just beautiful, it also contributes to the hotel’s eco-conscious dining program. Guests can savour farm-to-table and farm-to-bar delights, with herbs and vegetables freshly harvested from the urban farm. Book a stay to experience the sustainable highlights at this hotel!
Parkroyal Collection Pickering, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
2. Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay, Singapore
When it comes to green hotels in Singapore, environmentally conscious travellers will love this hotel’s holistic approach to sustainability. We’re talking about efforts to reduce energy and water consumption, waste and carbon emission, as well as its efforts to eliminate single-use plastics, and an ever-expanding Urban Farm to increase its food supply resilience. One remarkable initiative is the hotel’s sustainable building tours. Designed to educate young minds about its green innovations and sustainable design features, these tours teach the young ones the urgency for climate action.
All its sustainable practices have earned the hotel the Unesco Sustainable Travel Pledge badge on Expedia.com and the Travel Sustainable Badge on Booking.com. Plus, it holds the BCA Green Mark Gold certification and is ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems certified, a testament to its sustainability achievements.
We love how the hotel continues to innovate, with the upcoming launch of a rainwater harvesting system and vertical farming in late 2023. We’re keeping our eyes peeled for more green initiatives by Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay, Singapore!
Parkroyal Collection Marina Bay, Singapore, 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
3. Marina Bay Sands
If you’re seeking unparalleled hospitality, Marina Bay Sands reigns supreme. The hotel epitomises luxury with breathtaking views from its infinity pool, coupled with lavish bars and restaurants. The best part? It’s the largest single Green Mark Building in Singapore to be certified! And it’s even reduced its carbon footprint by over 30% since 2012.
Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
4. Capella Singapore
We’re down for an indulgent meal at Fiamma, or a relaxing arvo at the award-winning Auriga Spa any time. If that sounds like the perfect getaway to you, make plans to stay at Capella. The hotel’s commitment to sustainability is evident in many aspects of your stay. Check out the energy-efficient lighting, water-saving showerheads, and eco-friendly cleaning products. It even has a food waste management programme in place. And it sources ingredients from local and sustainable suppliers.
Capella Singapore, Sentosa, 1 The Knolls, Singapore 098297
5. Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore
This eco-conscious hotel is a sight for sore eyes – especially amidst the CBD’s concrete jungle. Its exterior is adorned with abundant greenery, embodying Singapore’s reputation as a garden city. That’s not the only green thing about it. It also utilises a rainwater harvesting system to water its green walls and plants, flush toilets, and clean common areas. Plus, it’s implemented a recycling program for waste. Check out our review of Oasia Hotel Downtown here!
Oasia Hotel Downtown Singapore, 100 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079333
6. Siloso Beach Resort
Dreaming of a beach holiday? Book a stay at Siloso Beach Resort – the only eco-resort residing on the island of Sentosa. Awaken to serene sea views from your lodgings, situated in close proximity to bars, eateries, entertainment, and water sports. The resort also boasts the longest rooftop garden in Singapore. It even features a unique wormery that transforms food scraps into nutrient-rich fertiliser.
Siloso Beach Resort, Sentosa, 51 Imbiah Walk, Singapore 099538
7. Lloyd’s Inn
There’s more to love about this boutique hotel apart from its gorgeous minimalist design. It’s rolled out plenty of sustainable initiatives in order to get Green Mark certified. Think energy-efficient lighting, natural ventilation to reduce the need for air conditioning, and a water conservation system that utilises low-flow fixtures and water-saving devices. Looks like sustainability and style can go hand in hand.
Lloyd’s Inn, 2 Lloyd Road, Singapore 239091
8. Swissotel The Stamford
The ever-beautiful Swissotel The Stamford just got even better with its sustainable initiatives. Together with its sister hotel Fairmont Singapore, the two have launched an industry-first aquaponics farm. Catering to the increasing demand for fresh ingredients from guests, it supports Singapore’s goal of producing 30% of its nutritional needs locally by 2030. The hotels have also removed all single-use plastics in their guest-facing operations. You can see the efforts in your room with water filters installed, as well as bathroom amenities replaced with refillable dispensers.
Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
Check in for an eco-luxe stay at these amazing green hotels in Singapore.
[This article was originally published in 2022 and updated in 2023 by Ashe Liao.]