It’s a bit scary out there in the world at the moment – so how about a getaway without having to travel far? There are many great staycations at top hotels in Singapore to enjoy. You can stay a night or two (with or without the kids), hang out in the fab rooms and order room service. Plus, enjoy the pool, the view and maybe explore parts of Singapore that are nearby. Check in at one of these awesome hotels for an escape – as they say “a change is as good as a holiday”!
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
JW Marriott Singapore South Beach is another fab location for a short break. The hotel has plenty to keep every kind of guest occupied, from swimming pools with city views and a spa, to a recreational area featuring foosball, ping pong and pool tables. You’ll love their rooms and suites too – elegantly designed and with classy marble bathrooms. Food-wise, you’re in for a treat thanks to a hearty international buffet spread at all-day dining restaurant Beach Road Kitchen, and at Akira Back, which serves modern Japanese cuisine.
Fancy a stay with the brood? Opt for the hotel’s Fun for the Whole Family package. Starting from $420 per room per night, it includes buffet breakfast for two adults and one child (up to 12 years) at Beach Road Kitchen, welcome and turndown service, and special kids’ amenities. Amongst the fun-filled experiences, young ones can look forward to an Activity Book designed by Guggenheim Museum; plus, you can request JW Marriott camper for your room! The offer (minimum two-night stay) is available until 30 December 2020.
30 Beach Road
Concorde Hotel Singapore
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.
As part of the hotel’s Wow Package, you can now enjoy a staycation for just $79 or $99 per person per night (with a minimum of two persons per booking). The deal gets you a complimentary room upgrade, breakfast buffet, dinner for two at Spices Cafe, late check-out (until 3pm) and F&B and shopping vouchers (including a $20 Robinsons Voucher and F&B credit of $20 per room per stay). It’s available from now until 31 May 2020.
Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
One of the top hotels in Singapore, the luxurious rooms and suites of the Mandarin Oriental overlook Marina Bay. Attractions such as Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade and various shopping malls are right on your 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 can also opt for a one-hour fitness improvement programme with a trainer or book a private yoga sesh at the hotel’s outdoor yoga pavilion. 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 Dolce Vita (Italian fare).
From now until 30 June 2020, 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 daily breakfast at Melt Cafe, late check-out until 4pm and high-speed internet. The package also includes a choice of either entry to NERF Action Xperience (complimentary digital photo and grip socks provided) or a DUKW and FunVee City Night Ride, where you’ll get to explore Singapore on a revamped war vehicle and open-top double decker bus.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
It’s hard to beat Sentosa for a staycation, and 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, kids’ activities and 50% off a one-hour massage. 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. Offers are available until 30 June 2020.
Pan Pacific Singapore
Pan Pacific Singapore is a great hotel in Singapore for a 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, which 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, and they all come with complimentary breakfast (for two adults and two children). What’s more, the package gets you 30% off a single entrance to Kiztopia and 20% off child admission at Pororo Park Singapore. It’s available until 31 December 2020.
7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square
The Westin Singapore
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. Don’t bother lugging your workout gear along though – the hotel’s New Balance Gear Lending programme provides the shoes and apparel you’ll need during your stay. And, of course, you have to visit the Heavenly Spa by Westin and enjoy its range of rejuvenating treatments. Dining-wise, gastro-bar Cook & Brew offers bar favourites alongside local fare, while at Seasonal Tastes there are buffet spreads all day long, from breakfast to dinner.
Available now is the Family Fun package, which includes daily buffet breakfast (two adults and two children) at Seasonal Tastes, a pizza of your choice and two non-alcoholic drinks by the pool. It’s valid for bookings and stays from now until 31 May 2020 (limited number of rooms available).
12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2
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