Work from hotels is the new WFH and we’ve got the scoop on the best ‘workcation’ packages for every budget.
So you’re loving the work from home situation but you’re getting a little bored with your familiar surroundings. Perhaps you haven’t left the house in days, or your family’s starting to get on your last nerve. The struggle is real! That’s why we’re here to show you the flipside of your WFH woes. Introducing: Work from hotel packages. That’s right, hotels are perfect for more than just staycations. They’re spacious, they’re clean, they’re quiet. And some of them even come with cool perks. Need a change of scenery? We’ve got all the deets right here.
Best work from hotel packages in Singapore
So you’ve always dreamed of having Bugis as your backyard? Well, now you can. For a day, at least. With various work from hotel packages for different needs, InterContinental Singapore offers everything from deskspace to room usage. If you’re spending a full eight hours here, the private workspace comes with $20 F&B credits, free-flow coffee, tea and bottled water, Wi-Fi and access to the fitness centre and pool. Up for a splurge? The executive package lets you get cosy in a luxe Heritage Suite with a set lunch at Ash & Elm, plus Nespresso coffee and TWG tea. Psst: You can always upgrade to an overnight stay!
Price: $40 to $65 for deskspace per person; $150 to $200 for classic and executive room packages per day
Availability: Four to eight hours per day for deskspace option; 7am to 7pm for room packages
InterContinental Singapore, 80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966
One Farrer Hotel
Remote working can be a blast when you’re doing it in the comfort of a hotel room. This sleek hotel’s Work Life Style day-use room package gives you the peace and privacy of rooms equipped with high speed Wi-Fi and writing desks with a view. You’ll also get complimentary local calls and parking, plus 20% off your bill at Sunset Bar. Oh, and did we mention free entry to the Skyline Lounge for nibbles and access to the pool and gym? That’s one way to spend your lunch break! Psst: If you’d like to stay the night, just top up an extra $100.
Price: $150 per day
Availability: Mondays to Fridays, 9am to 6pm
One Farrer Hotel, 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562
No guest rooms to recreate your solo office here, but you won’t miss them with your work from hotel pass. The elegant Waterfall Lounge opens till late for workaholics (or night owls), and you can snag your seat for a reservation fee of $5. Each pass holder (and a guest!) enjoys unlimited coffee, tea, juice and soft drinks. Plus, you’ll receive $15 dining credits for restos within the hotel and 10% off your dining bill. Free Wi-Fi goes without saying, along with access to meeting spaces. Keep tabs on the hotel’s Facebook page for updates on space capacity.
Price: $28 per day; $450 per month
Availability: 9am to 10.30pm
Furama RiverFront, 405 Havelock Road, Singapore 169633
Sofitel Singapore City Centre
Fancy a day at Sofitel Singapore City Centre? Park yourself (and your trusty laptop) in one of its Luxury Rooms or Prestige Suites for a productive afternoon. Each accommodation comes with a workspace, free Wi-Fi, charging docks and complimentary water, coffee, tea and minibar treats. It’s limited to one person per room, so you’ll have all the peace and quiet you want.
Price: From $190 per day
Availability: Choose your time slot of eight hours between 7am and 7pm; valid until 30 December 2020
Sofitel Singapore City Centre, 9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885
Hotel G Singapore
Here’s a super affordable option that puts you right in between all the action at Bugis and Bras Basah. The Hustle & Grind package is for WFH warriors who yearn for a stylish space to spend your weekdays. On your day stay at the cosy Great Room, you’ll enjoy a set lunch at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar, two boxes of snacks and unlimited coffee, tea and juices, two free glasses of French wine, complimentary parking and 15% discounts at the hotel’s restaurants (think burgers at 25 Degrees!). Plus, there’s a king-sized bed in there for your post-lunch power nap, and you can top up $50 for an overnight stay with breakfast included.
Price: From $90 per day
Availability: Mondays to Fridays, 7am to 7pm; valid until 31 December 2021
Hotel G Singapore, 200 Middle Road, Singapore 188980
For the Ultimate Daycation, make a date with Fairmont Singapore. Situated right above City Hall MRT, it’s a prime location for work from hotel me time. Or you can bring along your other half and two kiddos. This package gives you access to a comfortable room, free Wi-Fi, full hotel facilities and $75 dining credits for its restaurants and bars (we’re eyeing Prego and Anti:Dote). Just imagine: You’ll be lounging by the pool, working up a sweat at the gym and relaxing at the spa in between meetings.
Price: From $145 per day
Availability: Mondays to Thursdays, 8am to 7pm
Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
Lyf Funan Singapore
If you have group projects on your mind, check out the Work in Residence package, which allows you to book All Together apartment suites for teams of up to five. But if you’re going solo, the One of a Kind studio will fit your plans perfectly. This private workspace deal comes with high speed Wi-Fi, a stationery kit, an ensuite bathroom, and coffee, tea and local snacks. You can also opt for add-ons like bento box lunch delivery and snooze rooms to sleep off your afternoon slump.
Price: From $70 to $150 per day
Availability: 9am to 7pm
Lyf Funan Singapore, L4, Funan, 67 Hill Street, Singapore 179370
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
Nope, it’s not a staycation – it’s a ‘workcation’. This is where you can escape from your home and spend your weekdays by the tranquil Singapore River. The rooms aren’t open for guests; instead, you’ll be using the lounge as a co-working space. Rates are pocket-friendly, starting from as low as $16 per day. And that includes coffee, tea, juices and soft drinks, as well as free Wi-Fi, parking and 30 pieces of A4 printing. Pay a little more and you’ll get to hit the gym as well – talk about killing two birds with one stone!
Price: From $16 to $35 per day; $176 per month
Availability: 8am to 6pm
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, 392 Havelock Road, Singapore 169663
Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
With the Work in Style, Stay Connected package, you can luxuriate in a room overlooking Orchard Road for a day. You’ll be plugged in and all sorted with free high speed Wi-Fi in no time. When lunchtime rolls around, you can book the pool or gym for sunny rays or a sweat sesh – or treat yourself to some retail therapy (because why not?). If you’re staying in, sample the in-room dining menu at 30% off dishes from the hotel’s numerous restaurants.
Price: From $120 per day
Availability: 7am to 7pm
Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
For rates like you’ve never seen before, check in to The Fullerton Hotel Singapore’s 12-hour day-use rooms. You’ll enjoy complimentary Wi-Fi, parking, in-room coffee and tea, and $50 worth of F&B credits. To maximise your work-life balance, take a dip in the infinity pool or work off your stresses at the gym. Oh, and if you’d like to live a little, top up $70 to $130 to enjoy Straits Club benefits such as Chandon breakfast, afternoon tea, evening cocktails and canapes.
Price: $190 per day
Availability: Choose your 12-hour slot from 7am to 11pm; valid until 30 November 2020
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Heads up, all East-siders! If you need a break from WFH, this hotel is calling your name. The Deluxe Room daycation comes with free Wi-Fi, coffee and tea, $30 dining credits, a safety amenity kit and a complimentary upgrade to a Premier Room. Best of all, you can explore the beauty that is Jewel Changi Airport after you’ve clocked out for the day.
Price: From $160 per day
Availability: Choose your eight-hour slot from 7am to 7pm; valid until 31 December 2020
Crowne Plaza Changi Airport, #01-01, Changi Airport, 75 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819664
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Okay, this one’s more of a daycation. But why not mix work and play for a day? Indulge in some pool time, treat yourself to a fab meal at One-Ninety Restaurant or the Michelin-starred Jiang-Nan Chun at 20% off, and clink glasses of complimentary sparkling wine with your partner. Maybe you’ll get some work done, maybe not. Isn’t that the beauty of flexible working?
Price: From $250 per day
Availability: 9am to 6pm; valid until 31 December 2020
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore, 190 Orchard Boulevard, Singapore 248646
So, which hotel are you most excited to check out for a day?