Whether you’re after chill and chic or fabulous and fun, these hotels in Singapore are made for relaxing staycations.
As a city of time-crunched and overworked people, it’s no surprise that staycays are so popular. During your precious weekend away from home, you’re free to roll about in luxury linens, lounge by the infinity (or rooftop!) pool and dine at a hot restaurant just an elevator ride away. Get planning now – we’ve sussed out the top hotels for staycations in Singapore.
Best hotels in Singapore for staycations
1. Paradox Singapore Merchant Court at Clarke Quay
Looking for a staycation that combines urban elegance and style? Located in the heart of Clarke Quay, this hotel boasts stunning views of the buzzing neighbourhood and a convenient location to explore the city. After a day out, the resort-style pool is a perfect spot to unwind. This laid-back hangout even comes with a water slide! Grab a drink from the poolside restaurant, lay by the water or hop on the slide – the choice is yours.
This stay isn’t just a place for leisurely vacationers, though – it’s also a great option for business travellers. Expect a range of meeting rooms available for business functions, alongside cosy rooms that offer the ideal resting (and working) base. Each room comes with amazing skyline views that will melt anyone’s stress away, plus a range of amenities to make your stay a great one.
Paradox Singapore Merchant Court at Clarke Quay, 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
2. Shangri-La Singapore
For an amazing five-star stay, check in to Shangri-La Singapore. Whether you’re a business executive, a couple on a romantic getaway, or a family with tiny tots, this hotel is an ideal pick for all types of travellers. Choose from elegant rooms and suites across its three wings: Tower, Garden and Valley. Families will love the kid-friendly accommodations, as well as the indoor interactive play area and outdoor water playground. Staying in town for a while? Opt for the long-stay options in comfortable serviced apartments and residences.
Thanks to its quiet location amidst a lush green neighbourhood, you’ll enjoy peace and tranquillity, as well as convenience with the bustling Orchard Road stretch nearby. But if you feel like staying in, you’ll be well taken care of with 11 dining concepts and bars serving everything from Cantonese and Japanese to modern European and Italian cuisines.
Shangri-La Singapore, 22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350
3. Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore
Dusit Thani Laguna is a perfect paradise for golfers in Singapore. This luxury urban golf resort delivers amazing experiences with a touch of Thai hospitality. Plus, it’s set within the stunning grounds of the Laguna National Golf Resort Club – which means plenty of space to stroll around, stretch your legs and immerse yourself in nature.
If you’re planning on booking a fabulous staycation to treat yourself, look no further. The hotel houses 198 beautifully decorated rooms and suites, eight pavilions, three swimming pools and tennis courts, event spaces, and a fully-equipped gym. Want a bite to eat? Head to all-day dining restaurant Greenhouse for Thai, Japanese, Indian, Mediterranean and Chinese dishes served buffet or a la carte. Or enjoy an alfresco meal at Tee Deck, the hotel’s poolside bar and grill, with Thai-influenced BBQ dishes. To wind down for the day, head to Legends Bar and clink wine glasses while you nibble on bar bites.
Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, 11 Laguna Golf Green, Singapore 488047
4. The Clan Hotel
Experience a dose of Singapore’s rich culture, history and heritage at The Clan Hotel. Located in bustling Telok Ayer, this charming hotel draws inspiration from clan associations along Amoy Street, Cross Street and Far East Square. We absolutely love the oriental flair of this gorgeous staycation destination. Head through its doors, and you’ll be treated to a customary welcome tea ceremony that’ll make you feel right at home. We also recommend taking a soothing dip in the Sky Pool at night – its views of the city from the 30th floor are absolutely magical.
The Clan Hotel, 10 Cross Street, Singapore 048417
5. Marina Bay Sands
Ah, Marina Bay Sands. The iconic hotel in Singapore boasts plush rooms and fantastic views of the city skyline, harbour and gardens. Plus, guests get free access to the famous infinity pool and SkyPark Observation Deck for panoramic vistas. Let’s not forget you’re within walking distance of fabulous exhibitions at ArtScience Museum. And you can look forward to dining at hot restos like db Bistro and Oyster Bar, Mott32, Yardbird Southern Table and Bar, and Waku Ghin. What’s not to love? Oh, and it’s also a pretty sweet spot for evening waterfront walks!
Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
6. The Warehouse Hotel
Once an iconic warehouse from 1895, the meticulously restored property boasts a slick, modern design. Only 37 rooms are found here, each boasting unique layouts and a muted palette of taupes and greys. All that is elevated with elegant brass furnishings, double-high ceilings, peaked roofs and untouched industrial details. Make it a point to hit the rooftop infinity pool – it’s the perfect spot to people-watch and take in views of the riverbank.
The Warehouse Hotel, 320 Havelock Road, Singapore 169628
7. Lloyd’s Inn
Lloyd’s Inn remains one of Singapore’s most Instagrammed-to-death hotels, thanks to its sleek, minimal design and all-white interiors. While you won’t find a swimming pool or a restaurant here, you can’t refuse its clean aesthetics, abundant foliage and quiet residential locale. We recommend choosing The Big Skyroom for your staycation. It’s got inviting, loft-like vibes and a precious adjoining open-air space for a million photo ops.
Lloyd’s Inn, 2 Lloyd Road, Singapore 239091
8. The Barracks Hotel Sentosa
Looking for a quiet escape in Sentosa? This historical hotel fits the bill. Formerly a British artillery outpost, the restored building is home to sophisticated rooms and suites brimming with old world glamour. Think dark woods, warm brass, leather details and shades of forest green and ochre. For an indulgent time, check in to the Suite Room and enjoy your semi-private jacuzzi or luxuriate in the Garden Suite and have intimate dinners at the private corner patio. Of course, you can’t miss out on afternoons in the 30m-long lap pool. Sip on a beverage and soak up some sun!
The Barracks Hotel Sentosa, Sentosa, 2 Gunner Lane, Singapore 099567
9. Hotel Fort Canning
A heritage conservation hotel situated right in the oasis that is Fort Canning Park, this luxury staycation in Singapore combines grand elegance with a lush nature retreat. Opt for tranquil views of the sprawling park, breathe in the fresh air with your own private garden patio and sun deck, or relax in a stylish suite. When you’re not busy exploring the beautiful park, you can indulge in a massage at Chinois Spa and let your stresses slip away.
Hotel Fort Canning, 11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881
10. Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong
Hotel Indigo is no average boutique hotel in Singapore. The charming rooms, housed in a former Joo Chiat police station, pay homage to the neighbourhood’s Peranakan heritage. In addition, its interiors boast everything from vintage-style tiles and artwork to antique furnishings. Meanwhile, its rooftop infinity pool gives you sights of the beautiful shophouse surroundings. We recommend taking an entire afternoon to explore street art, pre-war shophouses and myriad cafes that have contributed to the neighbourhood’s thriving, historic culture.
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, 86 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788
11. One Farrer Hotel
For an urban stay with bustling heritage areas like Little India and Jalan Besar at your doorstep, check in to One Farrer Hotel. It’s located just above Farrer Park MRT, and its rooms, loft apartments and sky villas offer spectacular views of the city beyond. On the premises, you’ll find water and tropical gardens, more than 400 pieces of original contemporary abstract artworks, and all the spa and gym facilities you want. Ready for poolside relaxation? Head to Sunset Bar for a relaxing time.
One Farrer Hotel, 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562
12. M Social Singapore
Catering to the millennial globe-trotter, M Social is the hip player on the Robertson Quay hotel circuit. You have renowned designer Philippe Starck to thank for the psychedelic interiors. Bronze sculptures greet visitors from the driveway, while patterned tiles decorate the floor of its reception. With pretty views of Robertson Quay, you may never leave your room. Each space is a calming enclave of warm colour tones and lush textures of plush pashmina throws and soft carpeting. The hotel also has a mix of communal spaces for mingling, and high-tech amenities like self check-in kiosks.
M Social Singapore, 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238259
13. Raffles Hotel Singapore
The iconic Raffles Hotel Singapore has been keeping its charm and heritage alive over the decades, and its restoration has only added to the elegant haven that is this property. Step inside one of its suites to experience the stately charm. Complete with resplendent furnishings and amazing hospitality. Raffles Arcade has also seen the introduction of a Raffles Boutique and bespoke retail brands, so that’s your luxurious retail options sorted.
To sate your cravings, explore the resident restaurants and bars. Savour wood-fired meats and seafood from Butcher’s Block or authentic North Indian cuisine from Tiffin Room. Don’t forget to try contemporary Chinese cuisine from yì by Jereme Leung; local delights from Raffles Courtyard; tipples from Writers Bar; or gourmet French cuisine from Michelin-starred La Dame de Pic. And you can’t miss a sip of the original Singapore Sling at the refreshed Long Bar while you’re there!
Raffles Hotel Singapore, 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673
14. Voco Orchard Singapore
The recently opened Voco Orchard sits conveniently at the start of Singapore’s premier shopping belt – perfect if you’re planning to nip out for some retail therapy. Love a good view when you wake up in the morning? You’ll be pleased to know this luxury hotel has rooms that boast floor-to-ceiling panoramic windows overlooking the city skyline. Explore iconic attractions in Singapore like the idyllic Botanic Gardens (located just 10 minutes away). Or, if you’re feeling lazy, head to the rooftop and enjoy a delish weekend brunch at contemporary Italian restaurant, Il Cielo.
Voco Orchard Singapore, 581 Orchard Road, Singapore 238883
15. Capella Singapore
Fake vacay vibes at Capella, a glamorous resort spread across lush gardens in Sentosa. Pull up in the private driveway and you’ll be in awe – modern and colonial buildings fuse together in one spellbinding property. Whether you swim or not is irrelevant; the vitality pool calls for long hours of lounging as it offers jungle views and the South China Sea as its backyard. Rooms are as sumptuous as the facilities, with suites, villas and manors available, plus personal assistant and nightly turndown services.
Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa, Singapore 098297
16. The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
A tribute to the Lion City’s bygone era, The Fullerton Bay occupies the space of old Clifford Pier, the landing point of the country’s forefathers. Make dining the star of your staycation in Singapore. Nosh on French bistro faves at La Brasserie, or wind down with an artisanal cocktail at The Landing Point. Need to impress? Head up to Lantern, the swanky rooftop bar with panoramic sights of Marina Bay. Naturally, the hotel’s rooms are as stunning as its restaurants. All of them come equipped with floor-to-ceiling windows for city or bay views, luxurious furnishings and even an outdoor sundeck in the top-tier rooms.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, 80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
17. JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach
This sleek spot shows us how staycays are done with its indulgent spa, an array of amazing restaurants (say hello to Akira Back and Madame Fan!), and rooms and suites that feature designer furnishings, marble bathrooms and panoramic skyline views. Above all, the location puts you right in the heart of the city, surrounded by history, heritage and dazzling attractions.
JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach, 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
18. The St. Regis Singapore
St Regis is five-star luxury personified. The towering entrance gives way to timeless elegance inside. What greets you first is a palatial lobby with colossal crystal chandeliers, polished floors and accents of red amongst soothing cream and brown tones. All rooms are decorated in sumptuous designer fabrics, and feature luxury linens, as well as unique, intricate details (like hand-painted Chinese silk wallpaper).
The St. Regis Singapore, 29 Tanglin Road, Singapore 247911
19. Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection
What a sight to behold! The stunning Duxton Reserve takes up a row of heritage shophouses and sits in a prime spot at Tanjong Pagar, surrounded by stellar restaurants and bars. With renowned British designer Anouska Hempel at the helm, the hotel boasts an eccentric elegance, layered with black, gold and yellow hues, as well as oriental screens and calligraphy wallpaper from her personal collection. As a tribute to her, Anouska’s Bar features top-notch spirits and wines alongside local craft beers, artisanal Chinese teas and cocktails. For a sumptuous, modern Chinese meal, head to Yellow Pot restaurant. Its clean eating philosophy means you won’t find any additives or artificial flavourings in the dishes.
Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection, 83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540
20. The Vagabond Club
For a grand time, treat yourself to a weekend at this Tribute Portfolio Hotel by Marriott (you get Marriott Bonvoy points when you stay!). Its vintage art deco building is dressed up with interiors by French architect Jacques Garcia, and it’s home to 41 beautiful boutique rooms. Each accommodation space is decked out in rich decadence, with luxe Italian marble and glass mosaic bathrooms. For an elegant evening, head to The Whiskey Library, a gorgeous bar featuring more than 1,000 bottles of rare and refined whiskies.
The Vagabond Club, 39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207630
21. Villa Samadhi
Sick of the city scene? Escape to Villa Samadhi, a historic hotel hidden away in Labrador Nature Reserve. Housed in a 1920s colonial garrison, it pays homage to its history with exquisitely restored architecture and old world interiors. 20 rooms make up the property. Ground floor ones lead to lush gardens, while elegant ones housing king-sized poster beds feature private outdoor or indoor plunge pools. There’s no need to leave the hotel for a romantic meal, either. Next to Villa Samadhi is Tamarind Hill, a tranquil restaurant that serves contemporary renditions of traditional Thai and Burmese cuisine.
Villa Samadhi, 20 Labrador Villa Road, Singapore 119189
22. Parkroyal Collection Pickering, Singapore
If you’re looking for an eco-staycation, you simply can’t miss out on this gorgeous hotel in Singapore. The garden concept is exactly how it sounds: its property features cascading vertical greenery you can easily spot from miles away. Its infinity pool is seriously covet-worthy, dotted with cocoon cabanas for you to lounge in and enjoy the city skyline view. Plus, rooms and suites take inspiration from nature, looking out on the splendid sights of Chinatown or Hong Lim Park.
Parkroyal Collection Pickering, Singapore, 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
23. Grand Hyatt Singapore
A leading five-star stay in the heart of Orchard Road, the Grand Suite King room at Grand Hyatt Singapore is a luxurious spot of relaxation. Its convenient location along the well-known shopping belt makes it the ideal staycay destination for an exciting weekend without leaving the country! While you’re there, treat yourself to a delicious local breakfast spread at StraitsKitchen and have a pamper sesh with award-winning spa treatments to make the most of your stay. Psst: did you know sustainability is at the core of its operations? This luxe hotel has been pioneering such initiatives since 2011. From sustainable dining and wellness to waste and water reduction, Grand Hyatt Singapore does it all.
For the time being, Grand Hyatt Singapore will be giving its whole hotel a facelift. The hotel and several facilities will be closed for renovation works from 19 September 2022. The final opening date is yet to be confirmed, but we’re looking forward to seeing it again in 2024.
Grand Hyatt Singapore, 10 Scotts Road, Singapore 228211
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