Best Budget Hotels in Singapore
With Singapore quickly becoming one of the most expensive cities in the world, backpackers and budget travelers hoping to seek adventure and experience in the city state could find some trouble looking for a cheaper alternative than the plenty of luxury laden five-star hotels that Singapore has to offer.
Fret not, there are indeed plenty of accommodations offering world class service and amenities at prices halved and beyond, as compared the luxury hotels. Located a mere five minutes from Singapore’s famous shopping district, Orchard Road, the Copthorne Orchard is a deluxe hotel for shoppers seeking a decent priced accommodation after a hell-raising day of shopping. With over 400 guestrooms, free internet access and 24-hour room service, the hotel provides excellent service for its guests.
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In the hustle and bustle of Singapore’s streets, it is indeed tough to find an accommodation that is laid-back and relaxed where guests can enjoy the tranquility of Singapore’s inner sanctum. The Riders Lodge located away from the busy city is perfect for travelers looking to kick back, relax and enjoy what Singapore has to offer at a much eased-off pace. Offering cozy and homely accommodation at a bargain, Riders Lodge offers full amenities including complimentary internet access and complimentary breakfast.
The Golden Landmark is a deluxe hotel located near Bugis, in the heart of Singapore where guests can also find nearby historical sites to visit and quaint shopping bazaars like the famous Bugis Village. Offering full amenities at an affordable price, the Golden Landmark is most suited for business travelers with dealings near the hotel or the shopper looking for cheap bargains located at Bugis Village.
The Royal Hotel is perfect for tourists looking to immerse themselves to have the complete Singapore experience. Located within walking distance of Orchard Road, Singapore’s very own shopping haven, the Istana, the grand residence of the president of the tropical island (open to public on Sundays) and the Botanical Gardens, Singapore’s premiere flora and fauna park. With over 300 guestrooms, guests are offered a prime location for fine dining, exploring and shopping at budget prices.
Appealing to the hip, well-styled and younger travelers, Hotel Re is indeed the best accommodation for the younger generation located just a mere five minutes from Suntec City, providing complete dining, shopping and convention experience. The newly created hotel provides a modern experience with LCD TVs and complimentary internet connection. Hotel Re also thoughtfully provides guests a free shuttle bus to the nearest train station for guests to travel around Singapore.
Changi Village Hotel
For the travelers who enjoy peace and tranquil away from the city life, the Changi Village Hotel, located in the eastern end of the city island, provides a minimalist and modern approach to accommodations but without any expense of amenities. Boasting complete amenities and decently priced, the hotel is situated within the rustic and quaint Changi Village, a classic, quiet sleeping village that has several local restaurants that serve local delights. Conveniently located near the airport, Changi Village hotel is perfect for travelers who are in Singapore to attend exhibitions at the Singapore Expo, the leading exhibition venue in Asia.
These hotels, along with plenty more, definitely shows that even though the tropical is quickly becoming a pricey place for the average traveler, decent priced accommodations are always readily available at no expense of the service provided.
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