Themed hotels are all the rage these days. From hotel rooms decked in vibrant colours to rooms with whimsical designs, more and more people are opting out of luxurious pampering retreats for a unique accommodation experience. Our favourite theme? Definitely the minimalist, which exude Scandinavian, Nordic vibes that feature muted tones and infamous white walls.
With sleek interiors and clean designs, these hotels provide plush and comfy rooms albeit looking just the bare minimum! If you fancy a weekend staycation at a hotel that’s chic (aka perfect for the ‘gram game), and cheap – drop your reservation for that fancy luxury hotel with the spa and gym that you won’t even have the time to use. Check out these 8 minimalist hotels that will satisfy both your pocket and inner OCD instead!
1. Aerotel Singapore
Located in Terminal 1 of the World’s Best Airport – Changi Airport, Aerotel Singapore is a transit hotel that’s suitable for travellers on the go. Guests can choose from different sized rooms that start with XS (for the solo traveller) up to XL sized rooms for a bigger party.
With stylish and comfortable rooms that are fitted with luxurious hand picked mattresses and pillows, Aerotel Singapore offers just the perfect little haven to sleep away all that jet lag and fatigue before you hop on your next flight.
While it makes sure that guests are most comfortable during their stay, Aerotel Singapore doesn’t compromise on the style either. Just look at its minimalist style bathroom complete with wooden panelled flooring and brick tiled walls. The best part? The bathrooms are fitted with power rain showers too – how inviting does a nice, hot shower sound after an exhausting flight?
Aerotel is also the first transit hotel with an outdoor swimming pool too! How sweet is that? Aside from the pool, there is also a poolside bar, fitness corner and library lounge as well for those who have just a little more time to spare.
Go on, take a dip and enjoy the sun or go for a short workout session all within the hotel grounds itself before embarking on the next leg of your journey. With Aerotel Singapore, having an invigorating rest after a flight simply cannot get any more convenient!
2. Hotel Mono
Like its name suggests, Hotel Mono is a minimalistic and monochromatic themed hotel where you can live life in black and white! Who knew that rooms absent of colour could also be so aesthetically satisfying?
Located in the Chinatown district, Hotel Mono is ideal for the culture vultures or enthusiastic epicureans with a wide array of bars, dining options and other cultural attractions nearby. Check in and take some shots for the ‘gram before continuing on a photo hunt through the lively neighbourhood!
The black and white rooms are complete with dark wood panelled flooring and matching grey furnishings. Even the en-suite bathrooms stay true to the theme as well with their monochromatic-tile covered walls.
Featuring clean lines and a modern interior design that’s thoughtfully furnished with only the bare necessities, Hotel Mono is definitely the place for a fuss-free weekend staycation that oozes with style!
3. The Warehouse Hotel
Known for its contemporary and modern minimalistic theme, The Warehouse Hotel is a 37-room boutique hotel is a charming hotel located in the vibrant neighbourhood of Robertson Quay.
Boasting the classic monochrome colour scheme with black beams against plain, neutral walls and matching furniture in muted tones, the hotel is indeed a dream come true for the design geek!
With all rooms being fully equipped with complimentary high speed wifi, Bang & Olufsen bluetooth speakers, luxury 100% eco-certified Ashley & Co. bath amenities and a minibar that’s brimming with goodies, guests can expect nothing but a pampering retreat for their weekend staycation.
There’s even a gorgeous rooftop infinity pool to lounge by, that’s of course, perfect for sprucing up your instagram feed and making all your followers extra jealous!
4. Lloyd's Inn
Lloyd’s Inn is simply every Instagrammer’s dream come true. With airy and bright white rooms tastefully furnished with accents of mahogany and marble, the rooms at Lloyd’s Inn exude cosy vibes fitting for the weekend staycationer without being overly excessive.
With room options from loft-style rooms to garden rooms, you’ll be spoilt for choice at all the room options available here. Some types of rooms even have an extra private garden space with rattan poufs or outdoor benches that are ideal for long chats and languid afternoons.
5. Studio M Hotel Singapore
If you love a loft-style room (who doesn’t though, to be honest), then the ultimate minimalist loft-style hotel room to go for awaits you at Studio M Hotel Singapore, which offers a modern refuge that is both aesthetically pleasing and functional.
Each urban-inspired loft room comes with elevated ceilings and an unparalleled view of the Boat Quay area, thanks to the incredible floor-to-ceiling windows in each room. Imagine waking up to that!
Have breakfast at the elegantly designed breakfast area where you can tuck into a delightful meal before starting the day, or retire on comfy padded armchairs or sofa seats for tea and snacks as you enjoy the oasis-themed lounging area! There’s also a 25-metre rooftop lap pool for you to frolic in and have a splashing good time.
6. The Westin Singapore
In earthy hues of cream, brown and grey with matching furniture surrounding plush beds, rooms at The Westin Singapore are the finest embodiment of hygge (old Danish for a concept of cosiness and comfort) vibes without being overly excessive.
Snuggle up in their signature Heavenly® beds that will make you feel as though as you’re falling asleep on a cloud. We guarantee that you’ll emerge all bright-eyed and bushy tailed in the morning from having the most refreshing and undisturbed sleep the night before! And with a panoramic view of Singapore’s skyline from your room to boot, you’ll find it pretty hard to tear yourselves away from your room!
Should you not fancy a dip in the Infinity Pool at Level 35 (because who would want to leave this cosy enclave?), fret not, for you can still enjoy a nice (warm) soak in your very own tub with a glass of wine in hand! Pampering weekend staycation, check!
7. Naumi Hotel
Nestled between City Hall and Bugis MRT stations, Naumi Hotel’s prime location near to Singapore’s busy shopping districts does not compromise on the hotel’s capability for making its guests feel right at home. Decorated in warm, neutral tones and stylish pieces, Naumi keeps it classy while offering its guests a home away from home.
After indulging in well-deserved afternoon nap, bust out those swimsuits and head to the rooftop infinity pool for a splashing good time! Admire the skyline from up above or just sunbathe and unwind by the pool with drinks from the poolside bar – total bliss!
8. Hotel G Singapore
If the minimalist, vintage style is what you fancy, look no further than Hotel G Singapore where modern comforts and vintage decor meet! The rooms come in three sizes – Good, Great and Greater to cater to different needs.
Each room has a comfortable bed for snoozing in, coupled with a workspace and a large screen TV. All that’s left to do once you check in, is sit back, relax and enjoy a movie marathon or two – you deserve it!
Famished guests can feast at Ginett Wine Bar and Restaurant at the hotel’s ground floor, which features a gorgeous communal space perfect for drinks and hanging out. Pining for a burger instead? Opt for a meal at 25 Degrees, which is modelled after an American burger bar concept. Delicious eats with friends and a snug space to retreat to...can you say staycation goals?
Ready for the coolest and most stylish staycation ever? Then it’s time to pack your bags because your weekend plans just got sorted.
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