You don’t have to fret about taking annual leaves or going through the cumbersome process of booking and packing just to escape the daily grind. Singapore is home to some of the most intricately designed hotels and right in the heart of this island, you can seek respite and rejuvenate yourself.
The Quincy Hotel
Situated in Mount Elizabeth and just 5 minutes walk from Orchard, Quincy Hotel makes an accessible location yet strategically tucked away behind the high-rises from the hustle and bustle of daily life.
If you really need to momentarily break away, Quincy Hotel has that sorted out. Providing complimentary breakfast, lunch, dinner and all-day pastries for all guests, there is no need to leave the space to get basic needs sorted.
What’s more when there are additional activities to keep you occupied? Qunincy Hotel is renowned for its “Qool Weekend Staycation Package” that includes Art Jamming, Cupcake Baking and Movie Night Sessions. Guests can expect a rejuvenating night with the 400-thread count sheets and 42” LCD TV with cable TV channels.
Cost: ~ $345 / room / night
Address: 22 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228517
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PARKROYAL on Pickering
More commonly known for its “Swimming Pool with Bird Cage”, PARKROYAL on Pickering has much more to offer. Located in the heart of Singapore, you can take a relaxing dip in the outdoor infinity pool while taking in the spectacular views of Singapore cityscape.
In their attempt to allow guests to wind down completely and be at one with nature, energy-saving elements are incorporated throughout the building. Apart from the famous infinity pool, you can feel yourself rejuvenating amidst the lush four-storey tall sky gardens with planter terraces and waterfalls.
Cost: ~$350 / room / night
Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
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Like its name suggests, Hotel 1929 retains a sense of nostalgia where the old-world charm meets modern chic. Just 5 minutes walk from Chinatown or Outram MRT and walking distances from the trendy cafes and hipster bars just across the streets, it makes an ideal location for a short weekend staycation. Offering an urban adventure with its individually designed room, each features retro vintage furniture and its cheeky clear glass bathrooms.
Bring back your Singaporean childhood memory, and grab some coloured biscuits from the tin cans in the lobby before heading back to your room.
Cost: ~$145 / room / night
Address: 50 Keong Saik Road, Chinatown, Singapore 089154
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You might have seen this appearing on your social media accounts a lot recently, it is no wonder. Lloyd’s Inn went through a major revamp recently and now features spacious rooms with minimalist designs. Think, white themed room with plenty of natural light.
Taking the guests’ comfort and convenience as their priority, each room has its touch of greenery and nature in this urban hub. Taking star and moon gazing to a whole new level, each room not only features a private outdoor area but a bathtub in the open!
Cost: ~$200 / room / night
Address: 2 Lloyd Road, Singapore 239091
New Majestic Hotel
Housed in a traditional, preserved shop house in the heart of Chinatown, New Majestic Hotel is Singapore’s first design hotel. With its emphasis on design, arts and local culture, each room is intricately furnished with colonial furniture blended with international renowned designs.
Some of the rooms to choose from are:
Fluid by Wykidd Song where rigid square lines of the room are transformed into a modern swirl of space.
Work by Theseus Chan where he gives new definition to “living in a box”.
Wayang room by Glen Goel; rooms donned with red silk and customised calligraphy panels.
Untitled by Patrick Chia is home to modern, classic European design, featuring cement-clad walls and embodying a stylish and serene atmosphere.
The Pussy Parlour by Daniel Boey is inspired by a fashionista’s play pen, with neon lights, French chandeliers, and brass beds.
Don’t miss the glass-floor pool just above the restaurant!
Cost: ~ $439 / room / night
Address: 31-37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089845
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5 Footway Inn – Project Boat Quay
If you want something novel or be a budget tourist in your own country, look no further than 5 Footway Inn. Adopting a hostel concept, with both shared dormitory rooms and private rooms, this boutique hostel is located right in the middle of Boat Quay. Steps away from the bar and restaurants in the heart of Singapore, this hostel holds discounted tickets to various attractions in Singapore, available at the front desk.
There are no lack of international backpackers and travellers seeking accommodation here, so if you want a different atmosphere than your usual night outs, head to the common area at the top floor, The Terrace!
5 Footway Inn caters for large groups and guests can expect barbecue facilities available on site.
Cost: ~ $70
Address: 227 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058776
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Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Hailed as the best airport in the world for consecutive years, it is no wonder that Crowne Plaza Changi Airport would be ranked among the world’s best airport hotels.
For those who crave the thrill of travelling to Changi Airport but want to be rid of the trouble of planning and packing for a trip, this is the ideal place for staycation. Guests have the option of requesting for rooms overlooking the pool, runway or control tower.
You can spend the day lazing in bed and gazing at the majestic planes as they take off or land. Otherwise, you can enjoy the warmth of the sun beating down on your back at the outdoor pool with the planes soaring above you.
Cost: ~ $250 / room / night
Address: 75 Airport Boulevard #01-01 Singapore 819664