From sumptuous dining options to amazing views, these hotels in Singapore guarantee your F1 experience will be the best one yet!
The F1 Singapore Grand Prix returns in 2023, and as always, it’s the talk of the town. With performances, roving acts and art installations, you’ve got plenty to do besides watching the race. But not everyone is lucky enough to score tickets to this high-octane event. If you don’t want to brave the Singapore heat, but you’re wondering where to watch F1 this year, head to luxe hotels near the track. Be prepared to clink your champagne glasses and relish a bird’s eye view of this extravagant event.
Where to watch F1 in Singapore
1. Conrad Centennial Singapore
This five-star hotel is near turn six along Raffles Boulevard, which means you’re within walking distance of the entire action. If you’re lucky, you might even get a glimpse of the F1 teams staying there! The huge rooms and suites offer awesome skyline views too. When the hunger pangs come calling, there are plenty of dining options such as Cantonese food at the highly acclaimed Golden Peony and international cuisine at Oscar’s.
Conrad Centennial Singapore, 2 Temasek Boulevard, Singapore 038982
2. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
For the quintessential luxury experience, snag yourself a room (or suite) here, pronto. Located at turns 19 and 20 on the track, your stay at this lavish establishment will grant you a panoramic view of the city’s skyline. And, get this, a bubble bath in its marble bathrooms. To complete your regal experience, dine at Michelin-starred Cantonese restaurant Summer Pavilion or indulge in a decadent buffet spread at The Colony.
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, 7 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039799
3. Marina Bay Sands
You can’t deny that Marina Bay Sands is the pride and joy of Singapore’s hotel scene. Its iconic infinity pool and Skypark offer arguably the most picturesque view of the city skyline. For the 2023 F1 weekend, it’s a perfect vantage point to watch the thrilling action in Singapore. Make dining the star of your stay and indulge in a huge array of restaurants just a stone’s throw away. The best part? If you’re feeling upset that your favourite driver didn’t win (or you’re simply feeling a tad lucky), head over to the casino and dabble in some roulette.
Marina Bay Sands, 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
4. The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
It doesn’t get grander than this. Built in 1928, the rich heritage of The Fullerton Hotel eventually landed it as one of Singapore’s national monuments. For the foodies, this lush hotel has you covered. Dine alfresco at Town Restaurant, enjoy classy French bistro faves at La Brasserie and end the night with drinks at Lantern. As you’d expect, this architectural marvel features a range of luxe suites. With the floor-to-ceiling windows, you’ll be offered an unparalleled view of the circuit. The track might only be a five-minute walk away, but this hotel will have guests wondering if they should even step foot outside at all.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
5. Swissotel The Stamford
Situated directly in front of the circuit’s main entrance, this hotel offers an unsurpassed view of the action below. Looking for something to do before the race? This majestic hotel is also close to City Hall MRT, providing a gateway to shopping havens and city landscapes. Alternatively, embark on an epicurean adventure at any of the hotel’s dining options. We’re big fans of rooftop restaurant and bar Skai for the view.
Swissotel The Stamford, 2 Stamford Road, Singapore 178882
6. JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach
It’s all about the super location at this international hotel. And by super, we mean right at turn seven of the Marina Bay Street Circuit. Check yourself into paradise and enjoy dining at the likes of Japanese restaurant Akira Back or Beach Road Kitchen. When you’re not hunkering down by the sky gardens or outdoor pools, Suntec City is also a stone’s throw away. Unleash your shopaholic tendencies at the many upscale boutiques and outlets.
JW Marriott Hotel South Beach, 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763
7. Pan Pacific Singapore
Located right at turn six within the circuit, Pan Pacific is basically in the heart of the race action. You’ll be guaranteed an exhilarating race experience with one of the track-facing rooms. But if you don’t feel like being cooped up in your room, head up to Pacific Club. It boasts a 360-degree view of Marina Bay. Grab some dinner and drinks without missing out on any of the race action.
Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039595
8. InterContinental Singapore
Located in the bustling Bugis district, this elegant hotel does no wrong. Its spacious rooms are decorated with a mix of British colonial and oriental influence, and some of them offer quite stunning views of the F1 race. Looking for something to do during the day? Step out into shopping paradise. Think Bugis Junction, Bugis+ or even the many alleys of Bugis Street where you can check out a wide array of food and clothes. If you’re into lounging around the hotel, InterContinental is also renowned for its extensive dining options, from Japanese food at Chikuyotei to afternoon tea at The Lobby Lounge.
InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
9. Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
Rooms are closed for renovation, but MO Bar will be open for F1 weekend.
Impeccably clean rooms and decor to match are just the tip of the iceberg. This fancy establishment boasts an outdoor pool, a spa and a spectacle of dining options. Throw in an unobstructed view of turns 16 to 19 and you’ll be in Singapore’s F1 hotel heaven. Fancy a drink? Head to Mo Bar, which overlooks the city skyline, and snuggle up in the cosy chairs as the cars whiz by below you. Talk about pleasure!
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Singapore 039797
Enjoy the F1 festivities and spectacular views at these hotels in Singapore!