Who doesn’t crave a vacation every once in a while, especially now with COVID-19? Sure, it provides you with the time to recharge and revitalise, but the excitement also dissipates thinking of all the preparations required for a trip to materialise. What if we tell you the best way to chase away your COVID-19 blues is to go on a creative and unforgettable holiday even without stepping out of Singapore?
Yes, a staycation is your best bet for a fun-filled experience minus all the hassle. That said, we’ve put together the ultimate guide to staycations in Singapore just for you!
1. Citadines Rochor Singapore: A unique cultural experience
Citadines Rochor Singapore is part of Tekka Place, an integrated mall located in the culturally vibrant precinct of Little India. With a plethora of retail, dining, and cultural options, you are sure to be entertained. Shop to your heart’s content at curated retail shops or satisfy your hunger pangs at the rustic-themed XinTekka food hall. If you need a coffee or bubble tea fix, Starbucks and LiHo are located right at its doorsteps. Furthermore, the serviced apartment is strategically located just a stone’s throw away from the arts and heritage precinct of Bugis and Bras Basah.
Whether you’re looking to simply relax and unwind, engage in a heart-pumping exercise, or try a new leisure activity, you can be assured that there is a wide array of facilities in this Singapore hotel to satisfy your needs. Citadines Rochor Singapore is equipped with a Residents’ Lounge, 25-metre swimming pool, fully-equipped gym, and the Residents Kitchen. You are sure to enjoy quality time with your family and friends here!
With the March school holidays around the corner, grab your family and friends for a getaway within the city. You can have a relaxing staycation at Citadines Rochor Singapore from S$128++ per night only — that’s a steal! Make the most out of your stay with complimentary daily breakfast for two on weekdays, free parking, early check in at 12pm, late check out till 6pm (subject to availability) and more valid till 31 May 2020.
Rate: From S$128
Address: 2 Serangoon Road
2. Orchard Rendezvous Hotel: A verdant retreat
Recently rebranded to pay homage to the rich heritage of Orchard Road, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel offers a fresh, botanical-inspired, and nature-immersing retreat, without compromising the convenience of the hotel location. Located at the heart of the iconic shopping district of Singapore, a wide array of retail stores are available within walking distance. For a quick break from the bustling city life, the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Singapore Botanic Gardens is located just a five-minute drive away.
The elegant and spacious rooms ensure a comfortable stay with family and friends. Take your pick from Deluxe, Family, Club, or Suite rooms. For families with children, the 50-60 square metre Family Rooms is ideal. It accommodates up to four adults and offers sufficient space and kid-friendly amenities for the young guests to play while parents relax. Enjoy a fun day under the sun at the outdoor pool with the pool floats and beach balls, or stay in and enjoy board games which are available upon request. If you’re looking for both comfort and convenience, Orchard Rendezvous Hotel is a great option for an unforgettable staycation!
Planning a staycation? Don’t miss out on Orchard Rendezvous Hotel’s 2020 sales which lets you enjoy up to 50% off on your stays this year! This promo is valid till 31 March 2020 for stays until 31 Dec 2020!
Rate: From S$157
Address: 1 Tanglin Road
3. Pan Pacific Singapore: Contemporary comfort at its best
If you’re looking to pamper yourself with a five-star staycation experience, Pan Pacific is among the renowned top-notch luxury hotels in Singapore. With Skyline and Presidential Suites offering you a panoramic view of the stunning cityscapes, fine-dining array of Japanese, Indian, and Cantonese cuisines, and state-of-the-art leisure facilities, Pan Pacific makes for the perfect weekend indulgence.
Also, you can rest assured that major attractions in Singapore such as Gardens by the Bay and Orchard Road are easily accessible from Pan Pacific. With the hotel located in Marina Square, you are sure to be able to reach these attractions in under 30 minutes. Dining options are aplenty as well — enjoy a sumptuous meal at CHIJMES or a waterside drink, and nibble along Boat Quay while enjoying the scenic waterfront and skyline in the evening.
With the Refreshing Pacific Club Offer, you and your loved ones can have a whale of a time during your staycation in Singapore. Enjoy 10% savings on the best available rates and an additional 20% savings on entrance tickets to Kidztopia when you sign up as a Pan Pacific Discovery member here. Avail of this offer until 31 Dec 2020!
Rate: From S$256
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
4. Hotel Boss: Modern rooms to cater to your every whim
Hotel Boss is a great option for families looking for a staycation this school holiday! The modern contemporary-designed guest rooms are simple yet comfortable. With facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool and a kids’ playground, the little ones are sure to have a splashing good time. Also, the hotel premises have a wide range of local and international delights, from Bak Kut Teh to Tandoori Indian cuisine, and even a food court. You won’t have to worry about leaving the hotel to fill your belly!
Hotel Boss is located with attractions, dining, and shopping options scattered within the vicinity, many of which are accessible by foot in under 15 minutes. For shopping, check out the hipster Arab Street and Haji Lane, where the vibrant streets are perfect for Insta-worthy photos. For dining, artisan cafes such as Twenty Grammes and Stateland Asian-Fusion Cafe offer a range of savoury and sweet options. For culture and heritage, the Malay Heritage Centre is a must-visit.
Use the promo code <TPZHB> to enjoy complimentary breakfast when you book directly at Hotel Boss! Prices start from S$85++. This promo is valid till 30 Apr 2020!
Rate: From S$87
Address: 500 Jalan Sultan
5. lyf Funan: Inspiring space to forge meaningful connections
Conveniently located within the new CapitaLand’s Funan integrated development, lyf Funan Singapore is a co-living space that is designed to foster a new way of community living. If you’re looking for a space to mingle and meet like-minded people, this hostel provides an alternative accommodation with an interesting concept. Furthermore, lyf Funan Singapore also hosts activities within the communal spaces and beyond, with one such example being the Board Games Night to be hosted by the Singapore Board Games Association on 18 Mar 2020.
Just below lyf Funan, you can explore the array of amenities in the new cutting-edge Funan Mall. Some of the unique features include an urban farm at the rooftop, the Climb Central rock climbing gym, and the Wild Rice Theatre. Not only that, guests of lyf Funan Singapore can enjoy lyf Perks, which entitles you to discounts on various F&B brands and services such as Hawkerman, Tiong Bahru Bakery, Wild Rice, and more. If you’re looking for a unique staycation in Singapore experience, perhaps this is the one for you!
Don’t miss lyf Funan Singapore’s hotel staycation package, which is only available for a limited time! Enjoy a one-of-a-kind apartment at only S$108++ per night with early check-in from 7am and late check-out till 11pm. Book your stay until 30 Apr 2020!
Rate: From S$108
Address: 67 Hill Street
6. Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore by Shangri-La: A fresh and contemporary transformation
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore by Shangri-La offers something for everyone, whether leisure travellers, business travellers, or families. With the school holiday coming up, families looking for a staycation that will delight both adults and children should check this out! Hotel Jen Tanglin houses a huge range of facilities for entertainment such as a sauna, indoor whirlpool tub, 30-metre outdoor swimming pool in a lush garden, 0.35-metre deep kids pool, and more! They also have authentic global and local culinary options, and even supper room service.
For an affordable option, you can choose to stay in a cosy and chic room with all the facilities you need like comfy beds, tea and coffee station, and fast Wi-Fi. For a more deluxe option, the Club Room grants you 24-hour access to the exclusive Club Lounge — suitable for work in the day and relaxation at night.
For only S$187 per night, treat yourself to a 25-hour staycation at Hotel Jen Tanglin by Shangri-La, where you can enjoy a complimentary multicultural cuisine breakfast buffet, 25% discount on Flexible Rate, complimentary shuttle service to town, and more! The offer is valid until 31 Dec 2020.
Rate: From S$198
Address: 1A Cuscaden Road
7. Yotel: The wave of the future
These sleek and futuristic-designed hotel cabins are a concept unique to Yotel. You can choose from their wide range of hotel cabin types, from the standard Premium Queen to the spacious VIP King Suite View. With features such as an adjustable mood-lighting, rain shower, and gel memory foam mattress, it is evident that Yotel is perfect for those who enjoy the finer things in life. The hotel also features an outdoor swimming pool and the in-house kitchen, KOMYUNITI.
Located just a five-minute walk from Orchard MRT, Yotel greets you with endless shopping and entertainment options! What’s more, you can be a tourist in your own country and explore all the major tourist attractions such as Botanic Gardens and Gardens by the Bay, which are easily accessible from the centre of the city.
Ever dreamed of a robot-themed getaway? With the new ‘Robo-cation’ package, you can enhance your experience with exciting tech advances such as the famous crew bots YOSHI and YOLANDA, and the Yotel signature adjustable SmartBed™. Complimentary daily breakfast, S$40 F&B credit, a pair of exclusive robot plushies, and more are yours to seize on this two-night getaway!
Rate: From S$145
Address: 366 Orchard Road
8. Raffles: Epitome of colonial charm
A Singapore icon, Raffles Singapore is one of the few remaining 19th-century hotels in the world. The newly refurbished property exudes a nostalgic charm, and offers the ultimate elegant and opulent staycation experience. The grand and quaint suites provide you with utmost comfort, while facilities such as the in-house spa will take your relaxing getaway to the next level.
To complement your relaxing getaway, Raffles houses several fine-dining bars and restaurants such as Butcher’s Block, The Grand Lobby, and Long Bar. Enjoy the world’s finest cuts of single-sourced meat, an afternoon tea, or a late-night drink. For foodies who wish to venture out beyond the hotel, head to Beach Road. It is also home to a number of famous local cuisines such as the Beach Road Scissors Cut Curry Rice and Prawn Mee.
Experience The Suite Life with a legendary weekend at $795. Inclusive of a guaranteed upgrade to a Courtyard Suite, 24-hour flexible check-in and check-out, $100 Hotel Experiential credit to be used at Raffles-operated restaurants and bars, Spa and Boutique and many more! Promo is valid is valid until 30 June 2020.
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Address: 1 Beach Road
9. JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach: Unparalleled panoramic views of Singapore’s skyline
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is located in the heart of the art and culture district of downtown Singapore, making it in close proximity to leading city attractions. The hotel features 634 designer rooms and suites, as well as two sky gardens and swimming pools featuring panoramic views of the iconic cityscape. Treat yourself to award-winning restaurants, experiential bars, and spa massages for a staycation experience like no other.
The JW rooms and suites are furnished with modern amenities and smart technology. They also come with their signature ‘floating’ beds, luxury bedding, automatic toilets with electronic bidets, and a rain shower. You can also enjoy the sprawling panoramic view of Singapore’s skyline from the comfort of your room, while you unwind in style this holiday season.
The Marina Bay & Champagne Brunch Experience offers a luxurious weekend getaway in the hotel’s signature Premier Marina Bay View Room or Premier Marina Bay View Suite. There’s also a Champagne Sunday Brunch for two at Beach Road Kitchen’s award-winning international buffet. Get this hotel deal until 29 Dec 2020 from only S$600. It’s available for stays on Saturdays to Sundays only!
Rate: From S$361
Address: 30 Beach Road, Access via Nicoll Highway
What are you waiting for? Book the staycation of your choice now and pamper yourself with a well-deserved treat. Now is the time to make your staycations in Singapore happen!
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