Sentosa Hotels: Singapore Luxury

Sentosa Island Singapore

The island of peace and tranquility, as this is what Sentosa means, is a unique Asian island, part of Singapore, with exclusive and luxury resorts, 6 theme hotels that feature the famous Universal Studios theme park Singapore, 2 km white sand beach, lush floating islets, and lots of tourist attractions.

Sentosa Island is a unique spot in the world, as it is also home to Sentosa Cove - a luxury marina residential area, where people can live in a lush tropical resort, while also being not far from Singapore center.

Besides the wonderful theme park and theme luxury hotels, on Sentosa Island there are two golf courses: The Serapong and The Tanjong. These courses and the club set the backdrop for the Singapore Open for eight years running and is the host venue for the HSBC Women’s Champions.

The tourism statistics say that Sentosa welcomes each year more than 5 million tourists, and is an important aspect of placing Singapore in the world top places of where to live, work and play.

Resorts World Sentosa

The main tourism attraction in Singapore is Resorts World Sentosa, an integrated resort that includes 6 theme hotels with ultimate luxury accommodations and services, the only Southeast Asia Universal Studios theme park, the largest oceanarium in the world, wellness centers and spas, a casino, gourmet restaurants and designer outlets.

This is a multi-billion dollars resort, opened in 2010 and is definitely the best place to stay in Singapore if you're there for leisure purpose and if your budget allows, as one night per double room in one of the 6 hotels within the Resorts World starts at $200, but you'll be paying for a unique experience.

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Sentosa Island is the third largest offshore islands of Singapore.

Resort World Sentosa: Equarius Hotel

Equarius Hotel in Sentosa is a large luxury hotel located very close to the Marina Life oceanarium, within a lush rainforest, with large rooms and suites that offer comfort and panoramic sea-views or forest-views.

A double room for one night starts at around $199, depending on season and availability.

Forest Restaurant serves à la carte Chinese fusion cuisine in a stylish setting. Room service is available 24 hours.

This hotel is recommended for nature-lovers and families with children.

Resort World Sentosa: Michael Hotel

A luxurious hotel, a tribute to one of America’s greatest contemporary architects Michael Graves, hotel Michael in Sentosa provides spacious deluxe rooms and suites with floor to ceiling windows, art-gallery atmosphere, selected furnishings and decors, and open-kitchen dinning where you can taste fine Italian and Tuscan cuisine.

A double room starts at around $225 per night, depending on season and availability.


Resort World Sentosa: Hard Rock Hotel

This is a hotel for those who love rock and roll. The designs and furnishings have a rock and roll theme and the rooms and suites offer ultimate high-tech entertainment electronics.

Guests can enjoy Indian cuisine in Rang Mahal Pavilion, or international dishes at Starz restaurant. This Sentosa hotel has an outside pool where you can have a drink at the Rock Pool Bar.

The price for a double room per night starts at $250, depending on season and availability.

Resort World Sentosa: Festive Hotel

The Festive hotel is the best place to stay if you're in a holiday with the kids. All the rooms feature a sofa that folds out and becomes a bed for 2 persons. All the amenities are child-friendly, the designs are "festive", created especially for generating a "holiday atmosphere" all over the place.

There are cribs available and babysitting services as well.

There is an entertaining area that runs around the clock.

For a family with children it's the perfect place, but be sure your budget allows, as a double room per night starts at $250.

Resort World Sentosa: Beach Villas Hotel

This is the ultimate luxury of Resorts World Sentosa: a collection of private beach villas with their own pool and spectacular views of the sea.

Accommodation in the beach villas means a secluded tropical paradise where you get your personal butler, iHome cinema, duck-feathered pillows, Simmons bed and much more luxury amenities and facilities.

The price starts at $900 per night.

Resort World Sentosa: Crockfords Tower Hotel

Crockfords Tower is the most luxurious hotels of Resorts World Sentosa. Guests can stay in this hotel by invitation only, meaning you don't get to book it through a booking engine or a travel agent, like you can book the other hotels.

It provides an array of personalised services exclusively to Crockfords guests such as 24-hour butler service, 24-hour Room Service and 24-hour Laundry/Dry-cleaning, as well as top-of-the-line amenities.

The hotel offers suites, mansions and villas, and they all are indulgence of the senses and total comfort and relaxation.


Hotel
Price/night/double room
Guest's rating ( from 1 to 10 )
Equarius
$ 199
8.4
Michael
$ 225
8.1
Hard Rock
$ 250
7.8
Festive
$ 250
7.8
Beach Villas
$ 900
N/A
Infinity pool, vibrance of cosmopolitan Singapore, tranquility of the Sentosa Island
Infinity pool, vibrance of cosmopolitan Singapore, tranquility of the Sentosa Island | Source

Capella Hotel Sentosa

Besides the 6-theme hotels that are part of the integrated Resorts World Sentosa there are other luxury hotels on the island. Judging by the rating the hotel has on the most popular booking engine on the web (Booking.com) I would say this is the best hotel in Sentosa.

The price for a room starts somewhere at $475 per night for double occupancy, but the price is fair for what you get when being a guest of Capella Singapore.

Reading through the reviews posted on Booking.com (there are the most reliable, as only people who made reservations through their website, confirmed and stayed at the hotel, may post reviews) I found lots of interesting details about the perception of the guests of Capella hotel in Sentosa.

Most of the reviews sound like this: "The experience was simply ... magical! We'll definitely be back."

"I was blown away at the level of comfort and luxury at Capella. Although I had only booked a standard room, I felt I had walked into the equivalent of any other hotel's suite. The space, design, and comfort of the room was perfect."

For more reviews you can go on the website and check it out, and if you want to explore the resort you can go to their official website: http://www.capellahotels.com/singapore/

Sentosa Island is a magical place, a luxury island within a cosmopolitan city.
Sentosa Island is a magical place, a luxury island within a cosmopolitan city. | Source

Other hotels in Sentosa Island

Sentosa Island is indeed a luxury destination, but you may spend a few nights on the island with a smaller budget. There are other hotels where a double room for one night is around $125-$150 and if you are lucky you may find great deals by booking with some time in advance online or with a travel agent. Specialized travel agencies, usually, have negotiated rates with the hotels.

Here are a few other hotels where you could stay if you're on a short budget:

  • Siloso Beach Resort 4*
  • One 15 Marina Club 5*
  • The Sentosa Resort and SPA 5*
  • Amara Sanctury Resort 5*

Attractions on Sentosa Island

  • Butterfly Park & Insect Kingdom
  • Images of Singapore
  • MegaZip Adventure Park
  • Sentosa 4D AdventureLand
  • Sentosa Nature Discovery
  • Singapore Cable Car
  • Skyline Luge Sentosa
  • The Merlion
  • Tiger Sky Tower
  • Combat Skirmish Live
  • Fort Siloso
  • Underwater World Singapore and Dolphin Lagoon
  • Animal & Bird Encounters
  • AZZURA Beach Club
  • Gogreen Cycle & Island Explorer
  • Gogreen Segway® Eco Adventure
  • iFly Singapore
  • Mambo Beach Club
  • MegaZip Adventure Park
  • Port of Lost Wonder
  • Skyline Luge Sentosa
  • Songs of the Sea
  • Southernmost Point of Continental Asia
  • The Flying Trapeze
  • Wave House Sentosa
  • Crane Dance™
  • FestiveWalk™
  • Lake of Dreams™
  • Marine Life Park™
  • Universal Studios Singapore®

A quick review of Sentosa Hotels and Attractions

Why should you book a hotel in Sentosa?

Sentosa Island is a unique holiday destination. Why?

  • You get spectacular beaches and Ocean views;
  • Lots of attractions, restaurants, bars, clubs and a unique theme park;
  • Luxury accommodations and services;
  • Proximity to one of the world's leading financial centres with a flourishing economic environment: Singapore;


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