Are you planning your next staycation in Singapore and looking for something fresssshhh? We’ve compiled some of the best new hotels in Singapore that have popped up in 2018 to try a new staycay flavour. From the whimsical retro hotel and extravagant rooftop bars to a business-class-themed hotel, we have you covered for your next staycation in Singapore.
New 2018 Staycay Pick #1: Andaz Singapore
Located right smack in the heart of Singapore, Andaz Singapore occupies the 25th to 39th storeys of the DUO integrated complex in Bugis. The room design emphasizes wood and tinted lighting to create a soothing ambience for you and your loved ones. You also get to enjoy complimentary non-alcoholic drinks and snacks from your room’s minibar. Waaahh.
And that’s not even the best part!
Catch the sunset over Singapore’s skyline with your friends at Mr. Stork, a hipster rooftop bar where you can sit inside a yurt. A yurt! What a romantic way to spend the evening with your loved ones!
New 2018 Staycay Pick #2: Yotel Singapore
While most hotels in Singapore offer a plush and modern room design, Yotel Singapore brings it one step further by carrying a futuristic hotel design. The whole concept is to let you experience a space-age living environment from the moment you check in until you check out. One of the main highlights of Yotel Singapore is the presence of robots that deliver items to your room!
Once you step into the hotel, you will see several self-service kiosks where you can check in, similar to those that you see at the airport.
The rooms are not the most spacious around, but it is definitely ergonomic. You can recline the bed to turn it into a semi-couch for reading or watching movies.
Still working while you’re on the staycation? Yotel Singapore has a cool co-working space for you to finish your work or to meet other hotel guests.
New 2018 Staycay Pick #3: The Great Madras
Transport into a Wes Anderson Flick
Fans of Wes Anderson will find this retro-themed hotel a great resemblance to The Grand Budapest Hotel. The shades of soft pink, green, and blue dominate the interior design, coupled with warm lighting and bold neon signs around the hotel. Not to mention, there are floral wallpaper and potted plants at every corner of the hotel.
While the rooms are not particularly big, some of them come with a shared balcony to give you a glimpse of Little India shophouses from the rooftop.
While most staycations in Singapore boasts a posh and luxurious stay, The Great Madras offers you something more eccentric and quirky. Your Instagram stories and feeds will shout in retro after your staycation here!
New 2018 Staycay Pick #4: Courtyard by Marriott
On the City Fringes
Courtyard by Marriot is located in Novena, slightly further away from the bustling crowd, but it still gives you easy access to town. It is one of the tallest buildings in the area, offering you an unobstructed view of the neighbourhood. A good option for staycation escape.
At night, you can enjoy the city’s skyline view while sipping cocktails at Urbana, which is the hotel’s rooftop bar. The laid-back ambience is perfect for an intimate moment with your loved ones.
New 2018 Staycay Pick #5: Sofitel City Centre
Luxe in the Heart of the City
If you are looking for an extravagant stay in the heart of Singapore, Sofitel City Centre should be in your next staycation plan. The soft, warm lighting in each room provides a romantic ambience, especially when it is paired with classy modern furniture.
Every furniture and gadget in the room is ready to pamper you 24/7. From the book and wine holder on the bathtub and the colouring books to declutter your mind to the Boss speaker and USB charging ports, your stay is going to be delightful total relaxation. No nagging parents, no screaming children, just you in a tub with your favourite book or dancing in your undies to your favourite old tunes.
The rooftop swimming pool and the 24-hour gym are also available if you want to work off all the eating you have to do on any kind of vacation, especially ones right here.
New 2018 Staycay Pick #6: Ann Siang House
History + Modernity in a Boutique Hotel
Ann Siang House is a newly revamped boutique hotel in Singapore located on Ann Siang Road – a strategic location for those seeking out Singapore’s vibrant nightlife, or just an afterwork tipple. This is precisely why the heritage-property-turned-hotel targets modern travellers and locals who wish to have a relaxed city stay.
The colonial minimalist interior design gives you a twist of heritage and modernity. Rooms here are generally bigger than the hotel rooms in the CBD areas, making it an excellent choice for a staycation with your friends! Great for the young working crowd.
Head to Tiger’s Milk at the hotel’s rooftop to spend the night with your best friends over cocktails or beers and Peruvian cuisine, while enjoying the view of the city’s skyline.
Getting ready for your next staycation? Make sure you plan your staycations carefully to get the best deal. Staycation is not just about getting the cheapest option. Get a hotel that suits your needs and personalities to make your stay a memorable one.