A few words about Singapore's first-class hotels...
This section covers mostly four star hotels (although it also deals with some three star hotels, as well as some of the city's inexpensive five star hotels).
All those places were recommended by both travelers and tourism professionals. They are all very clean and comfortable, and the rooms are properly equipped with air-condition, ensuite bathroom, TV, IDD phone and similar amenities...
The hotel facilities in most of these places are also pretty good and would normally include a swimming pool, gym, spa, business centre, restaurants, lounge and the likes...
Price range for a double room in this category is around SG$ 150 to 250 per room per night.
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Fantastically located near the corner of Scotts and Orchard Roads, just a heartbeat away from Singapore's most popular shopping malls and entertainment centres, as well as from MRT Orchard, this extremely comfortable hotel is one of the best choices for city centre lovers.
Ideally located within the area known as "Singapore's historic district", in between Raffles City and the Singapore River, Grand Park City Hall occupies an architecturally inspiring building that encompasses some beautifully restored shophouses.
The hotel made a name for itself for its superb location, as well as for its outstanding service.
Strategically located a stone throw away from Orchard Road and Dhoby Ghaut MRT, the fantastic Holiday Inn Parkview makes an excellent choice for those who want a top-class city-centre hotel at a reasonable price.
Occupying a line of beautifully restored 1920s shophouses in Chinatown, the beautiful Scarlet Hotel has taken Singapore's boutique hotel scene to new heights...
Centrally located on Bras Basah Road, just steps away from many attractions and places of interest, as well as from public transport, the stylish Rendezvous occupies a complex of both colonial-era and modern buildings.
The fairly stylish Albert Court Hotel is housed in a beautifully restored colonial-era building, strategically located in between Little India, Bugis and the City.
Famous for being "Singapore's first hip art design hotel", the Gallery enjoys a fantastic location on Robertson Quay's trendy dining and entertainment strip, so if hip bars and chic cafés are your thing, you might want to consider staying here...
There are two main reasons why you might want to consider staying at the Orchard Parade Hotel : The first one is that its rooms are fairly spacious (especially for this part of the city), and the second is its great location, right at the hub of Orchard Road.
This fabulous boutique hotel is housed in a cluster of beautifully restored shophouses (built in 1929), at a good location in Chinatown.
The glittering 'Holiday Inn Atrium' provides fantastic accommodation, with reasonably spacious guestrooms that have fabulous views over the city and the Singapore River
Conveniently located at the centre of Little India, a heartbeat from Mustafa's and the MRT station, Parkroyal on Kitchener Road is a good option for the budget range of SG$ 150-200
The fabulous Novotel Clarke Quay enjoys a fantastic location, right next to one of Singapore's favorite dining and entertainment precincts, and only a few minutes walk from some of the city's most interesting places.
The well established hotel underwent renovations and upgrade in the last few years.
This groovy boutique hotel compensates for its slightly inferior location, by providing excellent accommodation and service at prices that are reasonable for this standard.
Previously known as 'Le Meridien Singapore', the Concorde Hotel is conveniently located on 100 Orchard Road, a short walk from Orchard Road's glitzy shopping malls, as well as from Dhoby Ghaut MRT Interchange, Bras Basah Road and Chijmes...
The Bayview boasts a great combination of excellent location (between the city centre and Little India), with comfortable accommodation at a relatively affordable price.
Housed in a classic Chinese shophouse, the splendid Berjaya brings to live the splendorous charm and elegance of bygone colonial days in Southeast Asia.
With its excellent location between the city centre, Bugis and Little India, the modern Royal@Queens Hotel makes a good choice for both businessmen and tourists who want to be close to all the action.
Hidden in a small street near the corner of Scotts and Orchard Roads, just a skip from Singapore's spanking shopping malls and the MRT station, modern Elizabeth Hotel enjoys the tranquility of a quaint residential suburb on one hand, and the proximity to one of the world's most trendy shopping streets on the other.
The splendid SHA Villa is one of Singapore's most pleasant surprises. Housed in a charming colonial villa, within minutes walk away from both Orchard Rd. and Singapore River, this lovely boutique hotel is actually run by students of the international hotel and tourism college, who really try hard to prove themselves...