Singaporeans are well-known for being foodies, but we’re also quickly becoming a nation of staycationists. That’s no surprise perhaps, since we’re well-trained to be pragmatic and be on the lookout for greater convenience and time-savings. So what better way to ease the stress from our hectic lifestyles that than to have a holiday right in our backyards?

Here are 8 of our most popular and value-for-money hotel deals that you will not want to miss for your next family staycation!

Best Hotels for a Cheap Family Staycation

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1

Village Hotel ChangiFrom $123 per night

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Situated just opposite Changi beach, Changi hawker centre, and a ferry ride away from Pulau Ubin, a family staycation at Village Hotel Changi will leave you spoiled for choice when it comes to family activities! Lots of things to do around the hotel to get away from the regular city life.

Gastronomically, it is a winner too; choose to indulge in seafood, western food or the famous Changi nasi lemak. If you venture further westwards along Netheravon Road, you’ll find a quaint cafe called The Coastal Settlement serving up the loveliest Wagyu beef and mushroom pizza.

 

  • Bowling alley on site
  • Free cribs (infant beds)
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 82.39 per night.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: SGD 23.54 for adults and SGD 11.77 for children (approximately)

 

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Hotel BossFrom $134 per night

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Hotel Boss is a family hotel with an outdoor pool and playground for the kids.  The hotel restaurant specializes in Chinese food.

Situated right smack in the middle of the culturally-rich and happening district of Arab Street, you’ll be greeted with an array of food and shopping options around Hotel Boss. The designer and entrepreneurial vibes are so strong here, you can’t miss it. There are tons of cafes along Bali Lane and Haji Lane to try out, you will pretty much be sipping coffee and tucking into cakes all day!

You will also be very close to the Sports Hub so go on, bring ’em bathers and let the kids soak in some water fun over there.

 

  • Playground on site
  • Kids stay free! Children 6 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding

3

M HotelFrom $146 per night

M Hotel, family staycation

Located in the heart of the financial district, M Hotel Singapore is close to Tanjong Pagar MRT, which has recently been revamped with more eateries and shops. The rooms are spacious which is great for a family staycation. It has a children’s pool and supervised children’s activities. M Hotel also has a rooftop pool for the adults, spa tubs and steam rooms with a harbour view.

If you fancy, there’s a mini golf course nearby.

With Tanjong Pagar market nearby, you’ll be spoiled for choice for breakfast options. You can also explore the rows of heritage shop houses that are now home to a dazzling array of restaurants, patisseries and cafes. Korean, Italian, or French – take your pick. After meals, remember to check out the pastries and cakes at the nearby Cake Spade to satisfy your sweet tooth.

 

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Children’s pool
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 94.16 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

4

Park Hotel Clarke QuayFrom $150 per night

Park Hotel, family staycation

Located along the bank of the Singapore River, Park Hotel Clarke Quay offers scenic views of the river and city skyline. More of a classic choice, a family staycation here lets you experience the relaxed vibe of Clarke Quay or Robertson Quay in the daytime. Plenty of alfresco dining choices. The hotel itself has a nice pool to splash about and babysitting services available if you need them.

Around the hotel, bring your family for a jog along the river, experience the thrill of GMAX reverse bungy, or picnic at the historic Fort Canning Park. You can also check out the Central Fire Station or the Philatelic Museum, just further down from Fort Canning Park.

Oh and remember to dine at the ramen restaurants at Liang Court, and then chill out at The Fabulous Baker Boy opposite.

 

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
  • Buffet breakfast: SGD 29.43 for adults and SGD 14.71 for children (approximately)

5

Park Hotel AlexandraFrom $163 per night

Park Hotel Alexandra, family staycation

Park Hotel Alexandra is a spanking new hotel just next to IKEA and opposite Anchorpoint Mall.  From here, it’s a hop and a skip away from Hort Park and the Henderson Waves Bridge, which incidentally is the highest pedestrian bridge in Singapore. You can continue on from the bridge to the top of Mount Faber and fill up with some nosh at Faber Bistro or hop on a cable car to Vivocity and Sentosa.

Enjoy cable tv and rainfall showers in the rooms, and family pools and kiddy pools for playtime outside. Babysitting available, infant cribs available. The hotel runs an area shuttle to help you get around.

  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 80 per night.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!
  • Breakfast fee: SGD 23.50 per person (approximately)

 

6

York HotelFrom $208 per night

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York Hotel is a tastefully furnished grand dame sitting atop Mount Elizabeth.

If you stay here for a family staycation, you can take shopping at Paragon, Far East Plaza, or Forum (Toys R Us!), or wander to nearby museums like the National Museum and Peranakan Museum. The rooms are very spacious — great for the kids to roll around — and also has York Hotel also offers an option for a quadruple room. There is a children’s pool in York Hotel for kids to safely swim in.

 

  • Children’s pool
  • Kids stay free! One child 11 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 60 per night.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

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Studio M HotelFrom $208 per night

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Studio M Hotel is a 4.5 star designer loft-inspired hotel located in Robertson Quay and close to many F&B options. All of the rooms are double-floor lofts with 3-metre high ceilings. There’s no extra bedding so it’s more suitable for young children who can curl up next to you or on the sofa. (I’m sure they will love running up and down those stairs – good luck!)

You can take everyone cycling down the Singapore River, and stop by Toby’s Estate or Epicurious for a mid-morning coffee pit-stop. For dinner, check out Ju Shin Jung for Korean BBQ or Aburiya for Japanese BBQ – both will not disappoint.

  • Kids stay free! Children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: SGD 29.4 for adults and SGD 20 for children (approximately)

 

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Siloso Beach Resort SentosaFrom $320 per night

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Last but not least, here’s a luxury bonus for you if you’re going to splash out for a family staycation that really feels like an island getaway. Escape the hustle and bustle of the city at Siloso Beach Resort Sentosa. After a day of relaxing by the pool (the water comes from a natural spring by the way), you can go for fun rides at Universal Studios, or have a splash at Adventure Cove Waterpark.

The resort’s family-friendly features include a 95-meter outdoor pool, a children’s pool, and a playground onsite. It even conducts eco-tours for its guests every morning, where you will get to understand more about the resort’s eco-friendly practices, chance upon its wildlife residents, and visit a wormery (gasp!) There’s LOADS to do nearby as a family, including cycling (rentals) along bike trails, golf lessons, kayaking and ecotours.

  • Children’s pool
  • Playground on site
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Children 11 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian’s room, using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway beds are available for around $60 per night.
  • Breakfast fee: SGD 56.5 for adults and SGD 28.25 for children (approximately)

 

*Rates accurate at the time of publish. Pictures reflect different room types, rates may differ.