Singapore is in the midst of a hotel boom. These are the new hotels we’re most excited about.
Singapore will have loads of new hotels in 2019 and 2020. Picture: Shutterstock
Pullman Singapore 2022 Hot off the press. Accor Hotels just announced they will open a luxury Pullman on Hill Street in the heart of Singapore’s civic colonial district. The 342-room hotel will be the city’s first Pullman and will feature a rooftop bar with sweeping views over Fort Canning, the Singapore River and St Andrew’s Cathedral.
Details: www.accor.com Six Senses Duxton April 2018 Six Senses Duxton is a recent addition to the vibrant Tanjong Pagar historic vicinity. It unites a row of heritage trading houses that have been sustainably restored by acclaimed British designer, Anouska Hempel. The boutique hotel boasts 49 guestrooms. Each room is unique and includes oriental wallpaper from Anouska’s personal collection. Gold takes centre stage in the restaurant, which offers classic and innovative Chinese cuisine presented in refined surroundings. Details: www.sixsenses.com/hotelsThe Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore October 2018 This ultra-luxurious hotel is an art deco jewel, housed in the heritage Capitol Building, adjoining Stamford House. It features 157 guest rooms and a leading international restaurant under the helm of a Michelin-starred chef. Details: www.kempinski.com/singapore/the-capitol-singapore/ Six Senses Maxwell 1 December 2018 Six Senses Duxton’s sister hotel, Six Senses Maxwell, opened its doors in December. It’s set in a block of heritage shophouses in Singapore’s Chinatown. The houses have been beautifully restored with interiors by French architect and designer Jacques Garcia, reflecting authentic colonial-style decor, with a modern twist. Book an appointment to get your fortune read by the hotel’s Chinese medicine doctor or indulge in a relaxing spa treatment. Details: www.sixsenses.com/hotels
YOTELAIR Changi Q1 2019 The 130-room YOTELAIR will be found on the fourth floor of the highly-anticipated Jewel Changi Airport, complete with comfortable, affordable and smartly-designed cabins. Perfect for the busy international traveller and transit passengers that enjoy flexible check-in and check-out timings with self-check-in kiosks. Details: www.yotel.com/hotels/yotelair-singapore-changi Raffles Hotel End of Q2 2019 As famous as Singapore herself, Raffles Hotel Singapore has been undergoing major restoration work since the start of 2017. The grand re-opening of this world-famous hotel is planned for 2019> it will have three new suite categories: Residence Suites, Promenade Suites and Studio Suites.
The Singapore Sling, made at Raffles, is a smooth, slow, sweet cocktail with a complex flavour. Picture: Shutterstock
Raffles has unveiled its refreshed dining concepts and celebrity chef collaborations, with Alain Ducasse, Anne-Sophie Pic and Jereme Leung bringing new Mediterranean, French and Chinese dining concepts. In late 2018, Long Bar, known as the birthplace of the iconic Singapore Sling has already reopened fully restored. Details: www.rafflessingapore.com Village Hotel Sentosa April 2019 The Village group of hotels by Far East Hospitality will open the Villiage Hotel on Sentosa in 2019 Villiage promises energetic, fun and vibrant experiences catered specifically for families. The hotel boasts 606 cosy guest rooms with a coastal theme that’s inspired by the sea. Details: www.StayFarEast.com/Sentosa The Outpost Hotel Sentosa April 2019 Those seeking a kids-free environment instead will find the answer in The Outpost Hotel at Sentosa. Designed as a trendy island getaway for adults and couples, 193 guestrooms are done in a stylish interpretation of colonial black and white design. A rooftop pool and bar present a perfect backdrop for evening cocktails, candlelit dinners and intimate celebrations. Details: www.StayFarEast.com/Sentosa The Barracks Hotel Sentosa August 2019 Rounding out Far East’s Sentosa offerings is The Barracks Hotel at Sentosa, which aims to take guests back to a cherished time of romance and charm. The luxury, spacious hotel will have 40 guestrooms and suites, coupled with exquisite service and a sophisticated, elegant décor inspired by the property’s colonial past. An exclusive pool provides the idyllic setting to take a dip or lounge with a classic cocktail amidst the tranquillity and privacy of the heritage buildings. Details: www.StayFarEast.com/Sentosa Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore TBC – soft opening in Q1 2019 A luxury collaboration with Dusit International, the flagship Singapore property will feature a resort-style clubhouse and 208 rooms overlooking breathtaking views of two championship golf courses – Laguna National Golf and Country Club’s Masters. Indulge in the luxury of Dusit Thani Laguna’s in-house spa facilities, ‘secret gardens’ and stylish, golf-themed bar and restaurant. Details: http://dusitthanilaguna.com.sg/ Capri by Fraser 2019 – Date and website TBC The second Capri by Fraser to open in Singapore will be in China Square Central and catered to millennial travellers by combining the services of a smart hotel with the amenities of a full-serviced apartment. High-tech, social and design-led experiences include a guest experience app, robots, rooftop swimming pool and all-day dining.