Singapore, often called, the gateway to ‘Southeast Asia,’ is an absorbing country founded by profoundly passionate people. Invariably developing and reinventing itself, Singapore is a destination that serves as a portrait of the most exciting ideas and new experiences, be it food, travel, culture, action or social gatherings. Over time, the island city-state has rebranded itself as a high-end tourist destination. So now is a suitable time to talk about the best luxury hotels in Singapore, starring jaw-dropping skylines, spectacular views, rooftop pools, Michelin-starred restaurants and luxuriant accommodation.
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is the most iconic hotel in Singapore that lets you indulge in the best experiences. Established at Marina Bay, Mandarin Oriental Singapore stars an inspiring atrium lobby with 527 tastefully renovated rooms and suites. Designed to pamper, business and leisure travellers, each MOS room offers modern designs blended with Oriental aptitude and comes with floor-to-ceiling windows bragging extensive city, harbour or ocean views. Guests can enjoy benefits such as Champagne breakfast, evening cocktails and a relaxing swim in the stylish infinity swimming pool. The culinary choices range from Cantonese at Cherry Garden to Italian at Dolce Vita to international at Melt Café. Lounge in your comfortable room, enjoy unmatched city views from the world’s largest Infinity pool or explore the multicultural attractions, restaurants and shops – the possibilities of entertainment are endless at Marina Bay Sands.
Prices for Marina Bay Sands start at 459 SGD or US$ 346 per night.
Duxton Reserve is a surreal 19th-century Autograph Collection hotel. Starring a motley mix of Malay, Chinese and European designs by famous British designer, Duxton Reserve is a realm of Anouska Hempel’s vision, where you will find each of the 49 guest rooms draped in gold and black, yet no two rooms are the same. Oriental undertones are evident through the ‘oversized’ golden fans, and every element of this unique accommodation tells rich Asian history. The on-site restaurant of Duxton Reserve comprises an iconic Chinese restaurant – Yellow Pot, where the menu focuses on signature clean eating philosophy. Only the finest produce and ingredients make it to your plate. Wash your meals with a drink or two at Namesake Bar, where you can sip on Anouska’s favourite beverages from around the world. Mindful forethought goes in every glass!
Prices for Duxton Reserve start at 305 SGD or US$ 230 per night.
The Ritz Carlton
Located beside Marina Bay, the Ritz Carlton is a 608-room luxury hotel, distinguished for spectacular views and exceptional hospitality. The cosmopolitan Ritz-Carlton hotel boasts picturesque views of Marina Bay, Singapore River and suburban skyline. Carlton features spacious guestrooms/suites, an exclusive Club Lounge, spa-gym and an outdoor swimming pool. Immerse yourself in the ultimate vacation experience inside the room or embark on a visual journey through the hotel’s 4,200-piece contemporary art collection! Ritz Carlton lets you rejoice ultimate extravagance! Gastronomy cartel rolls betweens Michelin-star Summer Pavilion and Singapore at Colony. You may explore attractions like the ArtScience Museum, Gardens by the Bay, Integrated Resorts, Singapore Flyer and thousands of shopping and dining prospects via a covered sky bridge.
Prices for Ritz-Carlton start at 605 SGD or US$ 456 per night.
Capella Singapore is a 5-star rainforest adventure awaiting you in the centre of Sentosa Island. This stunning resort compasses beyond two refurbished 18th-century colonial bungalows encased by 30-acres of lush greenery and the South China Sea. For your stay in this tropical resort, you can choose between 112 well-furnished rooms, suites and villas – some of which even have private jacuzzis. Spend your days exploring charming Sentosa Island or Universal Studios, both a short walk away. To immerse yourself in the ultimate relaxation, book a massage at Auriga Spa. Taste Chinese at Cassia and Mediterranean at The Knolls; both restaurants have a reputation of serving the ultimate dining experience in Singapore.
Prices for Capella Singapore start at 678 SGD or US$512 per night.
Shangri-La Singapore is one of the best luxury hotels in Singapore, dwelling near Orchard Road. At Shangri-La, you can experience inspiring Asian hospitality as you stay in one of its three wings, hosting nearly 792 guestrooms and suites. During your stay, dine at 11 different dining outlets, take healing therapies at Chi the Spa, work out at 24-hour Health Club, or take a dip in the widely extended outdoor pool. A walk into the hotel’s verdant gardens reveals a 15-acre masterpiece of plant life; especially, The Orchid, a towering seven-metre open-air greenhouse showcasing the excellence of tropical orchids. Children can engage at the Buds by Shangri-La, a 1,872 sqm kids club.
Prices for Shangri-La Singapore start at 337 SGD or US$255 per night.