We know it’s been a long time having to look at those walls at home and the same view out the window. It’s definitely time for a STAYCATION! You can stay a night or two (with or without the kids), hang out in the fab rooms and order room service. There are many great staycations at top hotels in Singapore to enjoy for the pool, the view and maybe to explore parts of the island that are nearby. Check out these awesome options – as they say, “a change is as good as a holiday”!
The St. Regis Singapore
Situated in the exclusive downtown and embassy quarter, The St. Regis Singapore is within walking distance of Singapore Botanic Gardens, the city’s first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The luxury property has a myriad of amenities, dining and wellness offerings, including the award-winning Remède Spa and a 24-hour fitness centre that overlooks an outdoor tropical pool. At Remède Spa, treat yourself to pampering treatments and enjoy facilities such as the aqua reflexology footpath, eucalyptus scented steam chambers and outdoor spa garden. The spa also houses the Pedi:Mani:Cure Studio by French podiatrist Bastien Gonzalez. Dining-wise, guests can look forward to contemporary French cuisine at Brasserie Les Saveurs, refined Cantonese classics at Yan Ting and English treats at The Drawing Room. During your stay, you’ll also enjoy bespoke service by your St. Regis butler.
The hotel has launched a special Stay & Dine package. It comes with breakfast for two, $50 dining credits per stay (excluding Shinji by Kanesaka) and the property’s signature St. Regis butler service. It is valid for stays until 30 April 2021.
Concorde Hotel Singapore
Reopening at a later date
For this staycation, you’ll be in the middle of the city buzz. The Concorde Hotel is located along Orchard Road, and a short walk away from Plaza Singapura and other malls along the famous shopping strip. With the concept of an urban oasis, it’s close to Dhoby Ghaut and Somerset MRT stations – perfect if you’re keen to travel beyond Orchard. The refurbished rooms and suites are super comfy, with all the amenities you could need. Once you’ve settled in, enjoy a dip in the outdoor pool or go for a workout at the fitness centre. Hungry? Try Spices Cafe for local and Western fare, or, for a special treat, head to Nogawa Japanese Restaurant. Other foodie options include afternoon tea at the Lobby Lounge or casual dishes and light bites at the poolside bar.
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
The luxurious rooms and suites of the Mandarin Oriental overlook Marina Bay, with attractions such as Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade and various shopping malls right on the doorstep. If you don’t want to go out, though, just lounge beside the beautiful pool (there’s also a children’s pool), indulge in a variety of treatments at the spa or have a good workout at the fully-equipped fitness centre. You’re in for a treat when it comes to food and drinks, too – the property houses seven establishments, including Cherry Garden (Cantonese cuisine) and MO Bar (cocktails, bar bites and weekend brunch).
Take advantage of the hotel’s Kids Stay Free, Fun For Whole Family staycation package (two adults and two children aged 12 and below). Stays in a City Suite start from $388 per night and include breakfast for two adults and two kids, early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability), complimentary parking and internet. It also includes a choice of either entry to NERF Action Xperience (complimentary digital photo and grip socks provided) or a Family Activity Session at Kiztopia (three hours). Valid for stays until 30 December 2020.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
It’s hard to beat Sentosa and the beach for a staycation to take you away from the city. At Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa, you’re in for a luxurious getaway. Housed in a 1930s colonial building, the hotel has 215 rooms and suites, including four villas. There’s no need to venture out of the property for a good meal – you can enjoy Pan-Asian fare at Kwee Zeen and Italian classics at The Cliff. Follow your feast with a dip in the pool, or enjoy your pick of a variety of French-inspired treatments – from facials to massages – at the award-winning So Spa.
The hotel has rolled out various staycation packages to suit all tastes. Want to give the brood a treat? Opt for the Infinite Family Experiences package (from $538 per night for two adults and two children), which includes a stay in a luxury family room, full-board with free-flow soft drinks, daily kids’ activities, early check-in or late check-out. For a couples’ break, the Retreat to Sanctuary package (from $388 per night for two adults) is perfect; it comes with breakfast, dinner on the night of check-in and a one-hour massage for two. The offer is available until 31 December 2020.
W Singapore – Sentosa Cove
Fancy an island getaway? Check-in at W Singapore in Sentosa and you’ll get just that. Start your morning with a yummy breakfast before heading to the pool for a leisurely swim. And here’s some good news: the WET pool is open 24 hours! Food-wise, there are great dining options to choose from, including all-day spot the kitchen table, and SKIRT which serves modern European cuisine. During your stay, you’d also want to book a pampering session at the AWAY Spa (plus take a dip in their vitality pool). All hotel guests also enjoy complimentary parking and shuttle services by Sentosa Bus B that’ll bring you right to the hotel.
There are various staycation packages on offer. First up, there is the Book A Boost package where you can get a guaranteed upgrade to the next room type. There’s also the StayCay with Us package that’ll get you 25% off your second night (stays between Friday and Monday). Keen for some couple time? The Escape For Two package will have you all set, from a romantic room setup to a fancy in-room dinner prepared by the hotel’s award-winning Executive Chef Paolo Sanapo – plus, you’ll get to pair your meal with a complimentary bottle of champagne!
The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
If you’re keen for a well-deserved staycay, it doesn’t get much better than checking in to The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore! Overlooking Marina Bay, the property is home to The Ritz-Carlton Spa, the first La Mer hotel spa in the region. After a restorative treatment, guests can look forward to lounging in a private cabana by the pool or dining at Colony restaurant. Speaking of Colony, the eatery’s popular Sunday Champagne Brunch is back, offering unlimited servings of dishes such as sashimi and Boston lobster, sent directly to your table.
With the hotel’s Club Escape Staycation package (starting from $595 for two), you’ll enjoy a stay in a Club room or suite offering stunning views of the city and bay, with 15 percent off the usual price of rooms and 20 percent off suites. The stay includes Club privileges such as personalised check-in and check-out, a dedicated Club Concierge, complimentary limousine drop-off in the vicinity, complimentary garment pressing on arrival, all-day champagne and access to The Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge (serving breakfast, mid-day snacks, afternoon tea, cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, and evening desserts and cordials).
Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Looking for an exciting staycation in the city? Enjoy a stay at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, located right along Orchard Road. The iconic hotel houses various restaurants including Crossroads, Marriott Cafe and, for super tasty Chinese food, Wan Hao. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool, indulge in pampering treatments at Serena Spa or treat themselves to some retail therapy at nearby shopping malls such as Tangs Plaza.
The hotel is now offering a range of staycation packages, with loads of great perks to enjoy, including 24-hour stays with flexible check-in and check-out. For example, there is the Iconic City Staycation (from $258, valued at $570). It includes a one-night stay in a deluxe room, breakfast for two, $25 F&B credit per person, and a late check-out (3pm). If you’re bringing the kids, opt for the 24-hour Ultimate Family Getaway package (from $300, valued at $620). You’ll get a room upgrade, flexible check-in timing, breakfast for two adults and two kids below 12, $70 F&B credit and a complimentary extra bed or cot. And, if you’d like to book an extra room, you’ll get 50% off!
For a weekend break, go for the Blissful Escapes package which comes with a English high tea with champagne for two. Starting from $380 (valued at $720), it includes a 24-hour stay in a pool terrace room (with direct access to the pool) or an executive suite, plus breakfast for two, flexible check-in timings and complimentary parking.
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Enjoy a luxe staycay at Raffles Hotel Singapore, the famous heritage property located along Beach Road. During your stay, enjoy meals at on-site restaurants such as Yi by Jereme Leung and Butcher’s Block, and pampering treatments at Raffles Spa, before ducking across the road to Raffles City for some retail therapy.
The hotel has launched The Suite Life Staycation package that starts from $795. It includes a complimentary upgrade (subject to availability), early check-in (11am) and late check-out (4pm), daily breakfast for two at Tiffin Room (or served to your verandah!) and the chance to go on a history tour with the resident historian. You’ll also get $100 credit that can be used at any Raffles-operated restaurants and bars, Raffles Spa and Raffles Boutique (plus 15% off). Meanwhile, young guests can look forward to personalised amenities, fun activities and even bedtime stories. The offer is available from now until 30 September 2020 (excluding 8 to 10 August).
1 Beach Road
Marina Bay Sands Singapore
The iconic Marina Bay property is a great spot for quick getaway. Besides taking a dip in the popular rooftop infinity pool and enjoying pampering treatments at the spa, there’s loads to do at the hotel and in the vicinity. You can head down to The Shoppes for some retail therapy and fab dining, or pay a visit to the ArtScience Museum nearby.
The hotel is offering two staycation packages to welcome guests back to the hotel. The “Stay Longer, Save More” deal starts from $299 a night and comes with a $60 Destination Dollars credit per night for Sands Rewards Lifestyle (SRL) members (minimum two-night stay). There’s also the Sands Staycation package (from S$339 a night) which includes $50 Destination Dollars credit per night for SRL members. Both packages come with guaranteed early check-in and room upgrade, complimentary valet or self-parking. You’ll also get to enjoy discounts at the ArtScience Museum and Banyan Tree Spa. The deals are valid for stays until 23 December 2020.
10 Bayfront Avenue
6688 8888 | marinabaysands.com/hotel
Pan Pacific Singapore
Open for bookings from 25 December 2020
Pan Pacific Singapore is a great hotel in Singapore for a family weekend break. There’s something for everyone at this hotel, from St. Gregory Spa for amazing treatments to the outdoor playground and swimming pool (plus wading pool). The property is also close to three good shopping malls, the Singapore Flyer and Gardens by the Bay.
Little ones will love the Great Fun-mily Escapade Package (available until 31 December 2021); this sees families put up in a thematic room with adorable bedding and a children’s play tent. You’ll also get bath-time toys, child-sized bathrobes and bedroom slippers for your mini-me. During the weekends, kids can look forward to fun treasure hunt, where there’ll be a special treat waiting for them. Room options include the Harbour Studio, City Suite and Skyline Suite; all come with complimentary breakfast (for two adults and two children). What’s more, the package gets you 30% off entry to Kiztopia (single entrance), 20% off child admission at Pororo Park Singapore and 15% off NERF Action Xperience (all-in ticket). You’ll also have a special rate of $80 for De Kinder Club’s Festive and Regular Sensory or S.T.E.A.M Exploratorium (one-day pass for two children).
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
The Westin Singapore
Reopening at a later date
The first thing that will hit you at The Westin Singapore are the views – a stunning panorama of Marina Bay. If you can rouse yourself from the amazingly comfy signature Heavenly Bed in your room, spend some time at the infinity pool, or burn some calories at the WestinWORKOUT Fitness Studio. And, of course, you have to visit the Heavenly Spa by Westin; it has an enticing range of rejuvenating treatments. Dining-wise, gastro-bar Cook & Brew offers bar favourites alongside local fare, while at Seasonal Tastes, enjoy international and local cuisine from breakfast to dinner.
Ask about the Kids Eat Free package, where up to two children aged 12 or under get complimentary breakfast and kids’ meals (when accompanied by a paying adult).
12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2
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