The latter, especially, is taking centre stage this year — with openings such as the Capitol Kempinski Hotel, Six Senses Singapore, and the upcoming Barracks Hotel Singapore and The Outpost Hotel slated to be completed in Singapore.
If you’re looking to stay in a convenient location, though, the city centre is definitely your best bet. So whether you’re staying for business or just planning a well-deserved staycation, these are the best hotels in Singapore’s CBD boasting panoramic views of the skyline, a convenient location, and an array of food and beverages options.
SO Sofitel Singapore is housed in one of the most iconic neo-classical buildings right in the heart of the CBD. It’s located a walking distance from some of Singapore’s most iconic landmarks, including Lau Pa Sat, Gardens by the Bay, the Marina Bay area and Chinatown.
Here, you can stay in one of the Karl Lagerfeld-designed suites or treat yourself to a rejuvenating treatment at the award-winning SO Spa, where worldwide ancient traditions meet the latest in French cosmetology.
The Westin is located in Singapore’s financial district near the vicinity of Marina Bay, just steps away from many international corporate offices, retail shops, restaurants and conveniently connected to the city’s countless attractions, including the nearby Marina Bay Sands Casino.
The hotel boasts 305 guest rooms, including 16 suites, restorative sanctuaries above the city. Its floor-to-ceiling windows elevate your senses, with modern comforts such as intuitive technology, rain-forest showers and the hotel’s signature Heavenly Bed.
The architecturally-driven Parkroyal on Pickering is a main fixture in Singapore’s Chinatown area. Dubbed as an urban oasis downtown, the hotel boasts a dedicated wellness floor that features an outdoor pool, gym and 300-metre garden walk perched high above Singapore’s bustling streets.
Dining options here include the LIME restaurant, which serves a range of Southeast Asian and International cuisine in a modern ambience. The Orchid Club lounge, exclusively available for club room guests, features a sweeping 360-degree view of the city skyline. Additionally, the hotel is also located a few minutes’ walk to the bustling Chinatown, Raffles Place, and Clarke Quay, Singapore’s famous nightlife district.
One of the latest additions to the sparkling Marina Bay (and part of the Fullerton development precinct), The Fullerton Bay Hotel is a modern hotel that pays tribute to a bygone era. Stay in one of the 100 rooms boasting breathtaking views of the waterfront.
To wind down after a long day, head for a sundowner at Lantern, the hotel’s rooftop bar, or indulge in a hearty meal at one of the three dining establishments, The Clifford Pier, La Brasserie, or The Landing Point.
One of Singapore’s most prestigious hotels, The Ritz Carlton Millenia is located in the City Hall district right on Marina Bay. The 32-storey hotel is home to 608 guest rooms (including 18 one-bedroom Millenia Suites, three two-bedroom Millenia suites and the cream of the crop, the Ritz Suite).
The hotel’s iconic octagonal window by the bathtub boasts a beautiful panorama of the Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands. The Ritz Carlton Millenia is also home to some of the city’s most exciting dining establishments, such as Colony, Summer Pavilion, and Chihuly Lounge.