PUBLISHED October 16th, 2020 05:00 am | UPDATED October 22nd, 2020 10:43 am
Pack your suitcases! Hotels in Singapore are throwing open their doors once more. With travel off the cards (possibly till the end of 2020), we’d happily settle for a getaway in hotel heaven – especially when massive pools, spa indulgence, and luxe linens are involved. If you’re wondering where to go for year-end fun, we’ve put together the best staycation deals in Singapore. With the Singapore Tourism Board’s list of approved hotels growing by the day, we’ll be updating this list often enough, so watch this space.
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Ask us to rank our favourite hotels on Sentosa Island and W Singapore – Sentosa Cove would easily splash to the top. Because what’s not to love about a gigantic freeform pool, stylish rooms, and all-round cool vibes in this tropical resort?
If you’ve been coveting one of their snazzy suites with private plunge pools, the Book A Boost deal is for you. This package includes a complimentary upgrade to the next room type, along with a scrumptious breakfast for two at the kitchen table. Speaking of gourmet indulgence, you can snag yourself plenty with the Escape! Dining Package. Besides a daily breakfast for two, this package comes with S$50 dining credits per stay for any in-house eats that tickle your fancy. Splurge on prime cuts of meat at SKIRT, or chow down on seafood creations at the kitchen table.
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove is located at 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374. For room reservations, click here or call +65 6808 7288. Book now for stays till 30 December 2020.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Set in the heart of Orchard Road, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel combines prime mall access with the best of resort fun. Here you can spend a day indulging in mouthwatering gastronomic delights and enjoying a leisurely swim, with a spot of shopping therapy to switch things up.
Their Iconic City Staycations package in the Deluxe Room starts from an attractive S$258++ per night, with S$25 dining credits per night and complimentary breakfast for two. If you’ve got a bad case of wanderlust, make your getaway with the 24-Hour Blissful Escapes (from S$380/night). This Fridays-to-Sundays package features a one-night stay in the luxe Pool Terrace Room and a boozy English High Tea for two, along with flexible check-in and check-out times for a stress-free, full 24-hour stay.
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel is located at 320 Orchard Road, Singapore 238865. For room reservations, click here or call +65 6831 4555. Book now for stays till 30 June 2021.
Industrial-chic is the watchword at Hotel YAN, with its rustic wood accents, washed concrete walls, and fuss-free vibes. Tucked in the hipster café haven that is Jalan Besar, this wallet-friendly hotel boasts easy access to the best of Bugis shopping and Tekka food, with none of the town bustle.
Make it a long getaway with the Minimum Stay Offer, valid for their cosy Superior and Deluxe rooms – a booking for two nights will give you 37% off room rates, while a three-night booking wins you a whopping 39% off. Planning a couple’s retreat? Turn your room into a love nest with their Romantic Decoration Package – an add-on of S$50++ will get you roses and balloons decor, a box of chocolates, plus a complimentary mini-bar.
The Barracks Hotel Sentosa
Who needs a Bali getaway when The Barracks Hotel Sentosa is your oyster? Once a British artillery outpost, this old-world retreat brings together colonial-style villas with breezy verandahs and a 30-metre-long pool. When you manage to drag yourself away from the tranquility of your private patio, there’s all the fun in the sun that Sentosa has to offer. For all the frills you need, splash out on the Sea Breeze & Champagne Staycation. This decadent package involves a stay in their spacious Premier Room, afternoon tea with free-flow bubbly, and evening cocktails at The Living Room lounge.
A jungle oasis in the middle of Keong Saik, Hotel Soloha makes staycations funky with murals of colourful flora and tropical fauna splashed across its walls. This boutique hotel packs 45 chic, compact rooms into three shophouses, with the buzzy dining scene of Keong Saik and Duxton Hill a stroll away. To wrap up 2020 in style, the hotel has a range of fab year-end deals – think S$128++ for a Deluxe room (U.P. S$185++) and S$208++ for a suite with your very own outdoor tub (U.P. S$355++). Book your retreat for a minimum of two nights to snag complimentary goodies including a bottle of wine, 10% off your total bill at Takeshi Noodle Bar, and all-day 1-for-1 Asahi beer. Check out our review here.
Hotel Soloha is located at 12 Teck Lim Rd, Singapore 088387. For room reservations, click here or call +65 6222 8881. Book now for stays till 14 December 2020 for year-end deals and till 4 January 2021 for the two-nights-or-more promo.
Marina Bay Sands
At this iconic hotel slash all-in-one adult playground, you’ll find the ArtScience Museum, a bevy of premium restaurants, and Gardens by the Bay on your doorstep – and we haven’t even mentioned the rooftop infinity pool.
Snag yourself a slice of the suite life with the Sands Staycation package (S$339++/night), which offers a complimentary upgrade to the next room tier. Bliss out with 15% off couple treatments at the Banyan Tree Spa, take a lazy dip in the infinity pool, then soak up glorious bayfront views by sunset on the Sands SkyPark Observation Deck. If you don’t want to get back to reality, it pays to linger – booking two nights or more will get you S$60 credit per night and other perks.
Marina Bay Sands is located at 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956. For room reservations, click here or call +65 6688 8888. Book now for stays till 23 December 2020.
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Nestled in 15 acres of verdant greenery, Shangri-La Hotel offers a breath of fresh air on the doorstep of Orchard Road. Whether it’s spa pampering at Chi or epicurean experiences at Origin Grill and The Line, this hotel promises it in spades. For your dose of rejuvenation, opt for the Couples Retreat Package (from S$345 per night) with 50% off a couple’s massage at Chi, S$50 in dining credits, and 20% off food and drinks at Shangri-La’s dining outlets. The Garden Wing Staycation (from S$365/night) will have you unwinding in nature with a stay in the Garden Wing along with a charming picnic experience.
Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore
The CBD might not sound like prime staycay material, but Oakwood Premier’s luxe facilities are the perfect cocoon from the work grind. With an outdoor infinity pool for daytime decadence and a mobile bar for in-room tippling comfort, there’s lots of indulgence to be had at this sleek hotel.
Winding down with a Weekend Staycation (S$195++/night) might suit the gourmet in you, with a hearty breakfast for two and up to 30% off orders at contemporary dining concept Se7enth. Hit up The Bar at Oakwood for a nightcap, then rinse off in style with their walk-in rain showers. Check out our review here.
Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore is located at 6 Shenton Way, #07-01 OUE Downtown 1, Singapore 068809. For room reservations, click here or call +65 6812 6019. Book now for stays till 31 December 2020.
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Freshly reopened last October, the grande dame has emerged from her makeover with refurbished colonial-luxe suites and a whole clutch of renowned restaurants. Dining indulgence here is unrivalled with BBR by Alain Ducasse, yi by Jereme Leung, and La Dame de Pic on your doorstep; for wellness pampering, the Raffles Spa is no slouch either.
Looking for some drama to spice up your staycay? The Suite Theatre at Raffles package (from S$990 per night) features a private viewing of one of three local plays in the comfort of your suite, accompanied by cocktails and canapés. There’s Pangdemonium’s Rent, a vibrant musical which takes on social concerns like poverty and HIV; Hossan-AH 50! – Love You LEONG Time!, Hossan Leong’s rollicking ride down memory lane; and SingTheatre’s A Spoonful of Sherman, a musical celebration of three generations of the Sherman family.
Top Image: W Singapore – Sentosa Cove