13 Unique Staycation Ideas in Singapore

Looking for more staycations in Singapore that are out of the ordinary? Nothing screams unique more than these hotels.

Staycations are all the rage these days, but it’s almost starting to feel predictable. Thankfully, there are many novel and creative hotels in Singapore that stand out amidst the crowd of the beautiful but generic hotels. So if you’re looking for a unique hotel to spice up your staycation, look no further – we’ve rounded up 13 staycation spots guaranteed to give you an experience unlike any other. Just sit back, relax and take your pick!

1. Naumi Hotel Singapore

Cloud 9 Infinity Pool & Bar | Image credit: Naumi Hotel

Eden & Nirwana Designer Room | Image credit: Naumi Hotel

First up, Naumi Hotel! Boasting a total of 73 elegantly-designed rooms and an outdoor infinity pool and bar, this luxurious boutique hotel is a cosy little spot for a staycation with your loved ones. The Patio room even has its very own private deck for you to chill out and unwind! But if you’re out to splurge a little, don’t hesitate to book the special Coco Chanel and Andy Warhol-inspired suites! Located near to the Raffles, Clarke Quay, Bugis and the Marina Bay area, you'll never run out of things to do. There's a plethora of shopping malls, dining restaurants and entertainment options all at your doorstep!

As you explore the hotel, be blown away by a complete sensory experience from their eclectic art installations and fancy colours that decorate the lobby. Psst, here’s a tip for you: remember to book your stay through Naumi Hotel’s website to enjoy free entry to ZOUK, one of the top clubs in Asia. And if you’re looking for a more family-friendly experience, fret not, there’s also FREE entry to the MINT Museum of Toys!

Looking for something quirky and unique? Then a staycation at Naumi Hotel is just the thing for you. Find out what the experience is like right here!

Address: 41 Seah Street, Singapore 188396

Estimated price: Starting from S$233 per night

2. The Warehouse Hotel Singapore

Hotel lobby | Image credit: The Warehouse Hotel

River View Loft | Image credit: The Warehouse Hotel

Perched on the bank of the Singapore River, The Warehouse Hotel is a hip and charming hotel housed in a restored heritage building. The rustic ornaments and muted colour palette also give these loft-style rooms a trendy and contemporary industrial look that is sure to attract hordes of staycation-goers.

But the highlight of the hotel has to be its efforts in showcasing home-grown talents. From custom woodwork by Plane & Bevel to handmade ceramics by Mud Rock, many details of this fashionable hotel were designed and crafted by local Singaporean artists and brands. There is no better way to support local!

Address: 320 Havelock Road, Robertson Quay, Singapore 169628

Estimated price: Starting from S$285 per night

3. The Scarlet Singapore

Entrance of hotel | Image credit: The Scarlet Singapore

Premium Room | Image credit: The Scarlet Singapore

Occupying a row of beautiful and historic shophouses, The Scarlet Singapore is known as the first luxury boutique hotel in Singapore. Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, this lavish 80-room hotel is the ideal staycation spot for you to explore the large array of specialty shops, trendy cafés, art galleries and wine bars nearby! Tanjong Pagar is just a short walk away so you can indulge in delicious Japanese and Korean fare as well.

With its velvet drapes and crimson carpets, The Scarlet Singapore oozes extravagance and splendour from each and every corner. Just imagine yourselves sinking into those plush pillows or chilling at the outdoor jacuzzi! And we can't stop gushing at how marvelous their exquisite suites are. With 5 exclusive suites each boasting an impeccably exquisite and opulent design, it's incredibly hard to decide which one you want to stay in. Who says you can't live like royalty, even if it's just for one night?

Want to find out more about how a staycation at The Scarlet Singapore will look like? We've sussed out everything you need to know right HERE.


If you want a taste of The Scarlet Singapore's opulent suites, then this Scarlet Fling package is all you need. Start your experience with a luxurious limousine pickup, a bottle of bubbly upon arrival, and one night's stay in any of the 5 magnificent suites. That's not all! You also get complimentary breakfast for two, and Naughty or Nice add-ons. The Nice choice comprises of complimentary Chocolate-coated Strawberries; while the
Naughty choice is a complimentary Signature Lover’s Amenities Kit. Even the minibar is free as well! You'll also get late checkout at 2pm, (subject to availability) because we all know how incredibly comfy the suites are. You'll never want to leave at all!

Address: 33 Erskine Road, Singapore 069333

Estimated price: Starting from S$140 per night

4. Hotel Mono

Lobby | Image credit: Hotel Mono

Studio Room | Image credit: Hotel Mono

Newly opened in November last year, this classy 46-room boutique hotel prides itself on its minimalist and monochromatic style. Sleek and chic, Hotel Mono is THE place to be if you want to enhance your Instagram feed. After all, nothing says aesthetic quite like these clean lines and geometric tiles.

Other than the usual single, twin and double rooms, Hotel Mono also has spacious studio and family rooms which are perfect for your staycation needs! So what are you waiting for? Grab your BFFs along and snap away at this affordable yet polished hotel.

Address: 18 Mosque St, Singapore 059498

Estimated price: Starting from S$139.33 per night

5. PARKROYAL on Pickering

Infinity Pool and Poolside Cabanas | Image credit: PARKROYAL on Pickering

Exterior of hotel (left) and Superior Room (right) | Image credit: PARKROYAL on Pickering

If you’re a nature-lover looking for a relaxing retreat, then PARKROYAL on Pickering is the best choice for you! This eco-friendly hotel blends sustainability with comfort to provide the most refreshing experience for its valued guests.  

Offering more than 15,000 square metres of lush greenery, PARKROYAL on Pickering is sure to enchant with its lofty sky gardens and cascading vertical greenery. Don’t forget to take a relaxing dip at the outdoor infinity pool or chill out in one of the cosy poolside cabanas to take in the spectacular views of the Singapore skyline.

Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289

Estimated price: Starting from S$290 per night

6. The Pod Capsule Hotel

The Lounge | Image credit: The Pod

Image credit: The Pod

Always wanted to try staying in a capsule hotel? I have some good news for you – you don’t have to fly all the way to Japan for this one-of-a-kind experience! Conveniently situated at the edge of the Central Business District, The Pod is a modern and stylish option for those who are seeking a low-cost and unique staycation spot. There’s also no need to worry about having to share a space with strangers, as there are single and queen pod suites for you to enjoy some privacy with your friends!

Address: 289 Beach Road, Singapore 199552

Estimated price: Starting from S$30.40 for single pods and S$79.20 for suites per night

7. Hotel Clover The Arts

Exterior of hotel | Image credit: Hotel Clover The Arts

Image credit: Hotel Clover The Arts

Featuring 44 individually-themed rooms, Hotel Clover The Arts is a boutique hotel decorated with a variety of colourful wall murals ranging from urban street art and retro to minimalist and manga-inspired. This is your chance to get a glimpse of what’s it like to wake up to the view of Mount Fuji in the morning or even swim with whales in the sea.

Just a short 5-minute walk away from Clarke Quay MRT station, this unique hotel is also extremely close to a plethora of dining and entertainment options, making it the ideal spot for your exciting staycation!

Address: 58 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058689

Estimated price: Starting from S$163.20 per night

8. The Club Hotel Singapore

Exterior of hotel | Image credit: The Club Hotel

Club Room (left) and Tiger’s Milk (right) | Image credit: The Club Hotel

Housed in a heritage building, The Club Hotel is full of colonial and Peranakan charms. With its spacious rooms and earthy décor , this 20-room boutique hotel provides the perfect cosy setting for your next getaway right here in Singapore.

The hotel is also home to the first ever Peruvian rooftop bar in Singapore, Tiger’s Milk (Leche De Tigre). An important ingredient in Peruvian ceviche (a kind of raw seafood dish), leche de tigre is a citrus-based marinade that’s believed to be a hangover cure as well as an aphrodisiac. Intrigued? You gotta head down to The Club Hotel to try it!

Address: 8 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069708

Estimated price: Starting from S$280 per night

9. Kam Leng Hotel

Exterior of hotel | Image credit: Kam Leng Hotel

Bedroom (left) and Lobby (right) | Image credit: Kam Leng Hotel

Situated in the bustling Jalan Besar area, Kam Leng Hotel sends you straight down the memory lane. Filled with Peranakan-style rooms and retro furnishings, this quaint hotel is overflowing with old-school vibes and will surely evoke a sense of nostalgia within its guests.

Its location in Jalan Besar is also a bonus, as it’s close to the ethnic districts, quirky caf és and many Singaporeans’ favourite dim sum destination, Swee Choon.

Address: 383 Jalan Besar, Singapore 209001

Estimated price: Starting from S$88.27 per night

10. Hard Rock Hotel at Resorts World Sentosa

Exterior of hotel | Image credit: Hard Rock Hotel

Image credit: Hard Rock Hotel (left) and Resorts World Sentosa Blog (right)

Here’s a shout out to all music lovers! Located on the Sentosa Island, Hard Rock Hotel is a modern and luxurious hotel that allows you to loan a Fender guitar for your room during check-in. It even comes with headphones and a guitar amplifier Fender Mustang Floor multi-effects unit! Fans of rock bands like Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chili Peppers can also grab this opportunity to seek out the bands’ memorabilia in the hotel.

Coupled with its comfortable rooms and easy access to nearby attractions, Hard Rock Hotel is no doubt the top choice for an exhilarating staycation experience. Let’s rock ‘n’ roll!

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

Estimated price: Starting from S$497.28 per night

11. Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

Guest Room | Image credit: Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

Rooftop Infinity Pool | Image credit: Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong

Located in the former Joo Chiat Police Station, Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong is a boutique hotel featuring designs inspired by the local Peranakan culture. Besides appreciating the intricate art murals and colourful patterned tiles, feel free to drop by the hotel’s restaurant, Baba Chews Bar & Eatery, for a taste of the vibrant Peranakan flavours.

And if you’re tired from exploring the many heritage shophouses and boutique stores in the Katong district, don’t worry, there is also a rooftop infinity pool for you to unwind and take in some amazing views.

Address: 86 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788

Estimated price: Starting from S$190 per night

12. Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen

Exterior of hotel | Image credit: Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen

Nestled in the heart of Chinatown, Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen is a historic hotel housed in a former Chinese opera theatre. Designed in the style of a traditional Chinese teahouse, this gorgeous hotel prides itself on its classy Oriental theme and creates a unique setting for your staycation.

Its proximity to various heritage buildings and bustling food streets also makes it the perfect spot to take in the sights and sounds of Chinatown. And if you want to visit other places in Singapore, just take a 3-minute walk to Chinatown MRT station and hop on the trains!  

Address: 25 Trengganu Street Singapore 058476

Estimated price: Starting from S$67.97 per pax and per night

13. TreeTop Loft at Beach Villas (Resorts World Sentosa)

Image credit: TreeTop Loft

Image credit: TreeTop Loft

And finally, if you are looking for ways to pamper yourself with a relaxing and indulgent experience, you can’t miss out on the TreeTop lofts! Situated on Sentosa Island, there are only two unique one-bedroom lofts (Angsana Loft and Tembusu Loft) perched 12 metres above ground and tucked amongst the towering trees.

Featuring spacious living rooms and private outdoor terraces, these lofts offer the perfect opportunity for you to escape the hustle and bustle of city life and get in touch with nature. So to those nature-lovers who have always been dreaming of a treehouse experience, this one’s for you!

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269

Estimated price: Starting from S$1812.58 per night

A staycation doesn’t always have to be held in the same ol’ boring hotels. It’s definitely time to venture off the mainstream path and look for other innovative spots that are equally (or even more) satisfying. So what are you waiting for? Hit up any of these 13 unique hotels in Singapore and you’ll be rewarded with an extraordinary staycation experience!

P.S. If you need any more hotel recommendations, feel free to head over to TripZilla Stays to check out other awesome staycation spots as well!

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