While we would love to be basking on the sandy beaches of Bali, outbound travel is still off-limits but that doesn’t mean your holiday options are none. The next best thing to a getaway would be an unforgettable staycation right here in Singapore – one that will make you forget you never actually left the country!
We’ve rounded up a list of the best hotels and resorts in the Lion City. From plush and lavish hotel stays to heritage boutique properties, there’s one to suit every vacationer on the list. Read on to discover the Best Staycations in Singapore for your next little escape!
BEST STAYCATIONS IN SINGAPORE – INNER-CITY
Perched on Marina Bay, The Fullerton Bay Hotel is a remarkable waterfront jewel in the financial and cultural precinct. Once you step into the lobby, you’ll be welcomed by a sleek and modern palette that pays tribute to a bygone era. The contemporary style is beautifully represented through the light marble floors and cream-coloured lounges, crystal chandeliers and white ceiling arches. Voted #1 in the recent Tripadvisor 2020 Travellers’ Choice Awards, The Fullerton Bay Hotel offers authentic hospitality paired with impeccable service.
With 100 elegantly appointed rooms and suites, we are definitely opting for the Bay views! Offering luxurious hospitality and comfort, you’ll have one of the best staycations in Singapore at The Fullerton Bay Hotel. Its prime location is perfect for those who want to immerse in Singapore’s vibrant dining scene right in its hottest location. Tip: Don’t miss out on afternoon tea at The Landing Point! The restaurant stretches across the in-door promenade that looks out onto the waterfront.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a stylish couple who enjoy city views and jaw dropping interiors.
- Prices for the Fullerton Bay Hotel, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at $2,280++ for a suite stay. Book now and enjoy a complimentary second night.
Address: 1 Beach Rd, Singapore (Location Map)
One of the local gems, national monument Raffles Singapore is freshly rejuvenated after their two-year restoration in 2019. The pristine, grand colonial building is a hotspot amongst Singaporeans, travellers and event planners who seek to host the most aesthetic affairs. Did you know that the iconic Singapore Sling, regarded as the country’s national drink, was first created by bartender Ngiam Tong Boon at Raffles Singapore? From Resident Historian to the famous Raffles Singapore doormen, this historic hotel is one of the best staycations you can find on the island.
The all-suite hotel features 115 beautifully appointed rooms across 9 unique Suites. Step into the luxurious comforts of smooth mahogany floors and high ceilings. The four-poster plush beds are a recurring feature throughout, offering a guaranteed night of restful sleep during your indulgent stay. The grandest hotel suites in Singapore, the Presidential Suites exude the Raffles signature charm and discreet luxury while providing guests with an unforgettable experience.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a couple looking for a luxurious and prestigious staycation, whilst ticking off the bucket list of tasting the original Singapore Sling.
- Prices for Raffles Hotel, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 809++ per night for the Studio Suite King and go upward to SGD 1,759++ per night for a 1-Bedroom Residence King.
- Limited Time Staycation Offer: Enjoy an exclusive 25% reduction off the best available rates with a two nights’ stay when you book the ‘Home Suite Home’ package before 13 December 2020. Click here for more details
Step into 19th century elegance at Duxton Reserve, a Marriott Autograph Collection hotel, nestled in the historic heart of Singapore. Duxton Reserve is perfectly situated in Tanjong Pagar, Singapore’s central district and the eclectic heart of Chinatown where business, socializing, dining and nightlife take centre stage. The charming Duxton Reserve unites a row of heritage shophouses that have been restored under the gifted hand of acclaimed British designer, Anouska Hempel.
Your staycation wouldn’t be complete without an evening at Yellow Pot modern Chinese restaurant, a clean eating fueled venue helmed by acclaimed Chef Sebastian Goh. Top off your evening at Anouska’s Bar which features a menu of top-shelf spirits, premium wines, local craft beers, artisanal Chinese teas and cocktails (including Anouska’s favourite “Pink Komono”) expertly injected with nostalgic Eastern influences. Indulge in the ultimate staycation with Anouska’s Festive package, featuring a complimentary Yellow Pot bar-bites platter, Anouska’s favourite cocktail and a sumptuous breakfast for two.
Insider Tip: Perfect for heritage lovers with a keen appreciation for eclectic artwork and captivating design.
- Prices for the Duxton Reserve, one of the best staycations in Singapore, start at $306++ for Anouska’s Festive Staycation. Book now and enjoy a complimentary Yellow Pot bar-bites platter, Anouska’s favorite cocktail and breakfast for two.
Address: 1 Fullerton Square, Singapore (Location Map)
The Fullerton Hotel is a grandiose Neo-Classical landmark built in 1928. A national monument in Singapore, discover a charming historic experience when you stay and dine there. Touted for its attentive service staff, the Fullerton experience begins when you check-in and beckons you to keep going back for more. For those who love elegance, luxury and 18th-century charm, The Fullerton Hotel will hand you one of the best staycations in Singapore.
The guestrooms are sophisticated in hues of creams and whites, plush beds and the lounge ensure you can luxuriate in style. Treat yourself to The Fullerton Hotel Staycation Package which has the staycation must-dos in check. From a complimentary breakfast spread that you can tuck into by the Singapore River, to an in-room four course set dinner served with a bottle of wine to the privacy of your guestroom which overlooks the city, this is perfect for any staycation seeker!
Insider Tip: Perfect for a couple looking for an inner-city staycation in a large iconic building.
- Prices for The Fullerton Hotel, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 510++ per night for the Quay Room.
One of the most iconic and renowned structures internationally, the Marina Bay Sands is a no-brainer for those who crave an unforgettable staycation in Singapore. Along with a myriad of impeccable dining options, shopping and entertainment, the accommodation itself boasts luxurious comforts and attentive service staff who will ensure you have the best staycation experience. Home to the world’s largest infinity pool which gives you arguably the best views of Singapore, we are sure that the Marina Bay Sands is on your holiday stay list.
Take your pick from the hotel’s rooms, suites and clubs for just the kind of experience you desire. While the spacious guestrooms are decked out in modern elegance and amenities, treat yourself to the most opulent staycation by opting for a Suite, each with its own unique theme from one that offers unrivalled views of the Harbour, to the Skyline Suite with compelling views of the signature Singapore skyline. Needless to say, the rooms feature floor-to-ceiling windows and the Suites come with a 24-hour butler team, dedicated to making your best staycation dreams come true.
Insider Tip: A must-visit for everyone in Singapore at least once, to take the most iconic infinity pool shot and enjoy the light show from the comfort of your hotel room.
- Prices for Marina Bay Sands, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 434++ per night for the Deluxe King Room. Click for best available prices.
Art lovers will surely delight in The Vagabond Club luxury boutique hotel, a Tribute Portfolio Hotel featuring 41 stunning rooms, housed within a vintage Art Deco building with interiors by renowned designer Jacques Garcia. Discover one of the world’s most impressive whiskey bars, with a collection of 1000 bottles of bespoke whiskeys. The Whiskey Library at The Vagabond Club promises you an evening you won’t soon forget. Round your night off with dinner at the popular modern Chinese restaurant, Yellow Pot. Devour signature dishes from Yellow Pot’s mouthwatering menu that will surely explode with flavour in your mouth and leave you going back for bite after bite.
Complete your staycation with an afternoon spent discovering the streets beyond The Vagabond Club with a guided tour of Little India by Jane’s SG Tours. See a whole new side of Singapore as you engage in the history and culture of this charming, colourful neighborhood. This 2-hour tour will take you through the narrow lanes of Little India, filled with surprises, and where a myriad of scents, colours and sounds will assault your senses. You’ll also be able to enjoy an upgrade to the next available room type and breakfast for two when you book the Little India staycation package. If staying in is more your style, then the Experience Yellow Pot at The Vagabond Club package was made for you! Indulge in breakfast for two, a four-course dinner at the famed Yellow Pot restaurant and a complimentary whiskey or cocktail per person to top off your perfect night.
Insider Tip: Ideal for couples looking for a cultural staycation infused with decadent dining and beverage delights for the most discerning tastebuds.
- Prices for The Vagabond Club, one of the best staycations in Singapore, start at $399++ for the Experience Yellow Pot at The Vagabond Club package. Book now and enjoy breakfast for two, a four-course Yellow Pot dinner, and a complimentary cocktail or whiskey per person.
- Prices for The Vagabond Club, one of the best staycations in Singapore, start at $399++ for the Discover Little India package. Book now and enjoy breakfast for two, an upgrade to the next available room type (subject to availability) and a curated 2-hour walking tour of Little India.
BEST STAYCATIONS IN SINGAPORE – SENTOSA ISLAND
Set within a lusciously landscaped 30 acres, expect to be transported to a luxurious time at Capella Singapore. The infinity structured building takes inspiration from the 1880s, with a flair. Guests will be greeted by two stunning reclaimed Tanah Merah colonial bungalows which extend to the beautiful garden and spanning grounds of the Capella Hotel.
Designed to celebrate the timeless, traditional architecture of old Singapore and it’s surrounding nature, that is just the tip of the Capella iceberg. With 112 rooms, suites and villas, you have your perfect island escape in this tropical sanctuary. Guestrooms look out to the expansive South China Sea, providing you with the most relaxing experience. The Capella also have their own Culturists who are available to immerse you in the Capella Experience. This is truly one of the best staycations in Singapore for those who seek the full experience.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a couple looking for a top-notch luxury staycation in Singapore.
- Prices for the Capella Singapore, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 782++ per night for the Premier Garden View. Click for best available prices.
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa has joined the list of approved staycation providers and we are thrilled. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa is a contemporary luxury resort fitted with 140 5-star rooms, suites and villas for you to escape to. Be treated to a full suite of entertainment and leisure facilities including a gym and all day-dining. You will be in full holiday mode once you step into their intimate enclave of free-roaming peacocks, gentle streams of sunlight flitting through your shutters and the warmth of their hospitality.
Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa’s culinary team will indulge you in guilt-less authentic dishes that are sure to leave you satisfied. Chic and romantic, Shutters offers all-day dining with breath-taking views. Cap the night off with a signature cocktail at the Tier Bar, nestled in the midst of lush gardens and a natural tropical rainforest.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a private couple or family who enjoy being pampered. Dogs are welcome too!
Prices for the Amara Sanctuary and Resort, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 340++ per night for a couple, SGD 415++ for a family, or SGD 500++ for a “Pampered Paws” suite. Click for best available prices.
Live it up at Singapore’s resort island Hotel, the W Sentosa. The hotel is a luxury branch under Marriot International and is an oasis for its staycationers. Spend a day out exploring Singapore’s best attractions including the S.E.A Aquarium and Universal Studios, and then slip away into one of the resort’s 240 guest rooms. Alternatively, stay within the private confines of the resort and dip into the WET pool, one of Singapore’s largest outdoor pool areas. Soak up the vibrancy of the hotel’s interior with their rainforest themed furnishings inspired by local elements like the orchid flower, the peacock and Lalang fields.
The W Sentosa is also a hot dining destination that features inventive cuisines and craft cocktails. Visit SKIRT – renown for its world-class steaks and sustainable seafood. Pop by The Kitchen Table for a fusion experience of international and island flavours.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a social family who are looking for a resort style staycation.
Prices for the W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 400++ per night for the Wonderful King. Click for best available prices.
Heritage comes to life at this timeless hotel. A military outpost in 1904, this building has been immaculately restored and converted into a hotel. Be taken back to the romantic and charismatic era as you relish the richness of culture within these walls. Sophisticated and elegant, the décor is befitting of the site’s colonial past. Be granted privacy and tranquillity at one of the hotel’s 40 bespoke guest rooms and suites.
Treat yourself to the Premier Room with its double vanity bathroom and rain shower. The room has direct access to an exclusive pool which you’ll be sure to be soaking in. A complimentary 45-minute guided heritage walking tour is available upon your request – you can embark on this after a complimentary breakfast spread available from 7am to 10.30am daily.
- Prices for the Barracks Hotel, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 502++ per night for the Premier Room. Click for best available prices.
BEST STAYCATIONS IN SINGAPORE – LABRADOR PARK
Rustic-luxury surrounded by nature, Villa Samadhi is a tantalising staycation experience. Housed in a 1920 black and white colonial garrison, the 20-room boutique hotel was designed to be reflective of its heritage and history. With only 20 rooms, this stay is for those who want an exclusive, premium experience for a well-deserved break and lush getaway. A tranquil oasis in the city, positioned on Labrador Park hill.
Modern-day essentials of wifi and cable television, coupled with rain showers, wooden baths and plunge pools reminiscent of the perfect villa stay, provide a best-of-both-worlds experience at Villa Samadhi. Discover the intricately curated ‘Comfort Zones’ throughout the Villa premises for where one can pass their time and unwind with a cocktail in hand. Pay a visit to the Library which features a muted palatial-esque style and a distinctive old-world charm.
Insider Tip: Perfect for a couple who is interested in a nature escape in a boutique heritage building, whilst immersing themselves in Singapore’s history.
- Prices for the Villa Samadhi, one of the best staycations in Singapore start at SGD 497++ per night for the CRIB. Click for best available prices. The villas are scheduled to re-open on August 20, 2020.
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