We put the spotlight on two Far East Hospitality serviced apartments near Orchard Road. With the street’s Christmas decorations going up from mid-November, these residences provide the perfect spot to explore the festivities, for yourselves, your visiting family or your friends.
Orchard Park Suites
This property is right in the heart of Orchard Road, next to popular shopping malls such as ION Orchard, Wisma Atria and Ngee Ann City, and with Orchard MRT Station just minutes walk away.
Accommodation: Whether you’re visiting on your own, or looking for a space for yourself and your extended family, there’s plenty of accommodation choice here, ranging from one-bedroom lofts up to a four-bedroom penthouse. Facilities: If you fancy a spot of tennis, Orchard Parksuites has courts amongst its facilities, as well as a wading pool for little ones, a larger pool for the grown-ups, and a gym for fitness fans.
11 Orchard Turn | 6736 3011
Far East Plaza Residences
Stay in these residences and you can take advantage of everything the popular Far East Plaza has to offer, including shopping, dining and entertainment options. Accommodation: From two-bedroom apartments to expansive penthouses, each come with all the mod cons one would expect. Book a three- or four-bedroom penthouse and you’ll have a two-storey unit and private balcony.
Facilities: Enjoy a walk in the landscaped gardens, burn some calories with a game of tennis, or simply cool off in the outdoor swimming pool.
14 Scotts Road | 6830 6418
Orchard Road’s first Christmas Light-Up was held in 1984 – it lasted just 20 days. Because it proved so popular, however, it went for 37 days the following year, and now it runs for six weeks from mid-November to early January. Larger-than-life decorations line the streets from Tanglin Mall all the way to Plaza Singapura, with plenty of interactive displays. Just a few highlights include the artificial snow show at Tanglin Mall, Christmas music played between ION Orchard and Takashimaya, and the giant bauble-adorned trees that go up at Ngee Ann City and ION Orchard.
Far East Hospitality’s serviced residences only require a minimum seven-night stay, so you don’t have to tie yourself in to a long lease agreement. To find out more, go to stayfareast.com/serviced-residences.
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