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Best Luxury Hotels in Singapore
Singapore Luxury Hotels
With the tourism industry generally contributing considerably to the economy, Singapore have hosted and has been hosting quality world class events in hopes to expand its attractions and garner more tourists. Events like the only Formula One night street race in the F1 calendar, the Youth Olympic Games, the construction of the two Integrated Resorts, will further boost Singapore’s tourism industry. The tropical country hopes to be the forerunner for tourists and must-stop destination for travelers visiting the Asian region.
While it is important to bring in tourists and travelers, it is also critical to provide the travelers with the ultimate experience in comfort and style. We shall take a walk down the hustle and bustle of the garden state’s lush greenery and take a peek into a few of Singapore’s top hotels and what these hotels have to offer for travelers from all over the world.
Luxury Hotels in Singapore
Singapore Luxury Hotels
Fullerton Hotel, Singapore
Located in the heart of the town, with the scenic Singapore skyline as its backdrop, the Fullerton Hotel offers one of the best, if not the best experience for tourists in Singapore. With its beautiful British Colonization era architecture, the Fullerton Hotel was once home to the post office, the marine department and the import and export department amongst others before it was redeveloped into a five-star boutique hotel. The Fullerton has won many accolades, including the world-renowned Condé Nast Traveler gold award for superior standard. It offers over 400 rooms overlooking the skyline and the beautiful Singapore River.
Raffles Hotel, Singapore
Featuring one of the top ten bars in the world, the colonial-style Raffles Hotel was where the now-famous Singapore Sling cocktail was invented. With its deep history and cultural background, the Raffles Hotel is not only known for its bar, it has one of the most luxurious accommodations in Singapore and is famous for its superb restaurants within the hotel’s premises. The Raffles Hotel has also had several famous guests coming in and out of its entrance from former U.S President George Bush to Hollywood star Hugh Jackman to royalties like Queen Elizabeth II.
Ritz-Carlton Millenia, Singapore
Boasting grand accolades and awards such as the Best Hotel in Asia by Business Asia and the Best Accommodation Experience by the Singapore Tourism Board, the Ritz-Carlton Millenia was opened in 1996 and is a five-star deluxe hotel offering the best of the best for its guests. Guests with an interest in the arts will be wowed by its modern art collection, consisting of over 4000 pieces. The hotel has over 600 rooms and suites and is unique in its own way because every room offers a spectacular view of the Singapore skyline or the scenic Marina Bay.
Swissotel The Stamford, Singapore
Being the tallest hotel in South Asia and the third tallest hotel in the world is an accolade in itself but Swissotel The Stamford is also known for its superior accommodation. Located in the heart of the shopping district, it is indeed the shoppers’ haven hotel for its guests. It has over 1,200 rooms, the most of any of the existing hotels in Singapore; hence, it played as a home and as a Games Village for the 2009 Asian Youth Games held in June. It also boasts a range of restaurants on the 69th – 72nd floor, offering guests a scenic view of the Singapore landscape while indulging in a sumptuous lunch or dinner.
Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Home to the annual Shangri-La Dialogue, a meeting of the world’s defense ministers, the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore is the flagship hotel of the world-renowned Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts. Awarded multiple recognitions, specifically in the form of Travel Choice Award, Favorite Business Hotel by Time Magazine, the Shangri-La Singapore is where the now famous worldwide Shangri-La hospitality originated from. Offering over 750 luxury five-star guestrooms, the Shangri-La is indeed one of the hotels tourists should consider when they travel to Singapore.
Marina Mandarin Singapore
Last but definitely not least, located right in the heart of the night Formula One race where guests can catch a direct view of the all the action happening in the race, the Marina Mandarin Singapore is ideal for tourists wanting to get the full experience of Singapore. With its close proximity to the Suntec Convention Center, the Suntec Shopping Center, the world renowned Singapore Flyer and various others shopping, business and tourists locations, the Marina Mandarin is a five-star luxury hotel that provides warmth and grace for its guests. With over 500 guestrooms, the hotel is always a leading choice for the experienced traveler to Singapore.
While not an exhaustive list of luxury hotels in Singapore, this article provides the reader with the finest list of hotels where a traveler can be a guest in and be truly satisfied with the experience being offered.