Want a break? Take the weekend off at one of these 15 vacation spots right here in Singapore!
If you need some R&R but haven’t got the time (or money!) to book a flight and plan a trip, why not take a quick weekend getaway here in Singapore? With these 15 distinct hotels offering different experiences, you will surely find one that caters to your image of a perfect holiday destination. What’s even better is that all of these spots are under $200 per night, so you don’t have to worry about burning a hole in your pocket!
Located near Little India, Kam Leng Hotel holds a very vintage Singapore feel. From rattan chairs to granite floors, this boutique hotel definitely captures what it was like in 1930s Singapore.
Kam Leng Hotel, 383 Jalan Besar, www.kamleng.com
NEXT: Lloyd’s Inn →
This hotel, just 10 minutes away from Somerset, is famous for its minimalistic rooms on Instagram. Stays start at approximately $160 a night.
Lloyd’s Inn, 2 Lloyd Road, www.lloydsinn.com
NEXT: Studio M Hotel →
Known for high ceiling loft bedrooms, Studio M is the perfect hotel for a romantic staycation. If you’re not into the hotel’s breakfast buffet, there are several cafes in the Robertson Quay area where the hotel is location at where you can indulge in a good breakfast.
Studio M Hotel, 3 Nanson Road, www.studiomhotel.com
NEXT: Porcelain Hotel →
Sleek, polished and modern looking (with just a hint of oriental flair), the Porcelain Hotel is located in Chinatown. Besides standard rooms, the hotel also has a themed suite (above), that goes for approximately $200 a night.
Porcelain Hotel, 48 Mosque St, www.porcelainhotel.com
NEXT: Hotel Re! →
One of the first few themed boutique hotels to open in Singapore, Hotel Re! brings you modern retro comfort in one place. With bright colours, mod furniture and state of the art facilities, your stay in bound to be a fun one.
Hotel Re!, 175A Chin Swee Road, www.hotelre.com.sg
NEXT: Big Hotel→
Big Hotel on Middle Road caters to different types of travellers: the Rainmaker, Hipster, Explorer and Lover. The hotel constantly has events so just before booking, find out what’s happening and plan accordingly.
Big Hotel, 200 Middle Road, www.bighotel.com
NEXT: Hotel Clover The Arts→
If there’s one thing we like about Hotel Clover The Arts, it’s the fact that all the rooms have wall paintings that range from various themes. Not only are they pretty to admire, they’re Instagram-worthy too!
Hotel Clover The Arts, 58 South Bridge Road, www.hotelclover.com/singapore/thearts/
NEXT: j8 Hotel→
This fairly new hotel on Townshend Road features a retro vibe. The hotel was formally the spot for workers’ quarters and still holds some of the unique style.
j8 Hotel, No. 8 Townshend Road, www.j8hotel.com
NEXT: Naumi Liora →
This Keong Saik establishment is close to several delicious restaurants so when you’re doing a staycation there, be sure to plan your meals wisely.
Naumi Liora, 55 Keong Saik Road, www.naumihotels.com/naumiliora/
NEXT: Venue Hotel →
This Peranakan inspired hotel has chic and stylish rooms despite its shophouse exterior. While you’re in the area, make it a point to explore the Joo Chiat area and soak in the sights and culture there.
Venue Hotel, 305 Joo Chiat Road, www.venuehotel.sg
NEXT: D’Kranji Farm Resort →
The D’Kranji Farm Resort is perfect if you fancy a countryside getaway. With beautiful villa-like accommodation, you can enjoy some time away from the hustle and bustle that is Singapore. In keeping with its farm-style concept, the showers are open-air, harking back to the good ol’ kampung days.
D’Kranji Farm Resort, 10 Neo Tiew Lane 2, www.dkranji.com.sg
NEXT: Daulat Hotel →
Daulat means good fortune in Malay – which is apt considering the hotel exudes quite the Malaysian vibe. There’s something about its airy interior and spartan furnishings that reminds you of some of the idyllic towns of Malaysia, from the rattan-style lounge furniture to the off-beat fittings and decorations.
Daulat Hotel, 16 Madras Street, www.thedaulat.com
NEXT: The Scarlet Singapore →
We don’t know about your but whenever we hear the word “scarlet”, we’re reminded of luxury, decadence and intrigue. That is true for The Scarlet Singapore which has bathtubs, chandeliers and beds that look like they belong in a house for royalty. Oh, did we mention it is located at Club Street, one of the most hip watering holes in the area?
The Scarlet Singapore, 33 Erskine Road, www.thescarlethotels.com/singapore
NEXT: Hotel 1929 →
Set within one of the old-style shophouses that dot the Chinatown and Outram area, Hotel 1929 combines the colonial aesthetics of its exterior with a chic modern interior. Rooms are cosy, yet the abundance of windows makes it feel spacious. And after a long day of drinking and mingling at Keong Saik, one of the hippest streets located just around the corner, there’s no better reprieve than one that sits just a hop away.
Hotel 1929, 50 Keong Saik Road, www.hotel1929.com
NEXT: Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay →
If your idea of a good night out is painting the town red, then Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay should be your choice of hotel, given that it sits just along the outskirts of the Clarke Quay entertainment districts. Rooms boast big bay windows and the infinity pool is a crowd-pleaser. There’s also a gym available for those looking who want to maintain their exercise regimen.
Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay, 2 Magazine Road, www.hiexpress.com
NEXT: Kam Leng Hotel →
This article was first published on Singapore Women’s Weekly, July 2017.
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