There’s something exquisitely alluring about boutique hotels. The personal touches, quaint spaces that invoke the feeling of being pampered, the cosy pleasure of being in your own little sanctuary. These are some of the qualities that make boutique hotels more appealing to travellers compared to the usual franchised hotel brands. Contrary to popular belief, many boutique hotels are not tucked away in remote areas. In fact, many of the best boutique hotels are nestled right in the heart of the city. Here’s our list of the top 10 boutique hotels in Singapore. You may also like to visit our post on Best Singapore Hotels For Romantic Staycations too!
1. hôtel vagabond Singapore
Sitting pretty between Singapore’s most authentic and colourful heritage neighbourhoods, this 41-room hotel is the perfect base for an adventure. And even if you don’t leave the building, this gorgeous art and experience-driven hotel is sure to thrill you anyway! From December 2016, music will take centre stage, as the hotel launches live performances and a spanking-new dinner menu. But anyone looking to indulge during their stay can buy access to the Vagabond Executive Club Lounge from November on, which will include perks like free flow fine wines from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm daily. Starwood Preferred Guests take note: this will soon be the country’s first Tribute Portfolio hotel too.
2. The Scarlet Singapore
Tucked snuggly in vibrant Club Street enclave of creative agencies, speciality shops, boutique spas, trendy restaurants and cafes, wine bars, antique shops and art galleries, this 80-room original 1924 Art Deco building’s night facade is enough to take your breath away. True to its name, the hotel interior is generously draped with vivid red furnishing fit for a queen.
3. Klapson, The Boutique Hotel
Klapsons is a dazzling and chic brand inspired by the artistry of the modern day. This contemporary hotel offers a kaleidoscopic range of modern designs and themes that will totally blow your mind.
Designed and made especially for travellers, this hotel is whimsical, fresh, different yet practical. Showcasing rooms such as Pantone Pink, Bling Room, Red Spaceship, Treehouse Room, and Mono Origami, you know you’re in for something out of the usual.
5. Naumi Hotel
This chic hotel will make you feel like an A-list socialite right away. Relax and luxuriate in their Coco Chanel inspired room or simply lose yourself in one of their mod suites.
6. Wangz Hotel
Despite a visually striking but cold facade of aluminium cladding and asymmetrically positioned windows, the interior of WANGZ Hotel warm and inviting. This 41 room boutique hotel houses a private collection of original artworks, specially commissioned to reflect the hotel’s flora and fauna theme.Offering exquisite style, spacious guestrooms, and most importantly, seamlessly intuitive service and personalised comfort, the boutique hotel is an ideal getaway for leisure and business travellers alike.
7. The Club Hotel Singapore
House in a restored 1900’s heritage building, The Club Hotel is a 22-room luxury boutique hotel at Ann Siang road, one of Singapore’s most fashionable districts. Be it in the small details or bold statement furnishings, the story of Singapore’s colonial beginnings and Chinatown’s colourful past is told in a tongue-in-cheek tone from the lobby to room. The character-filled boutique hotel offers the modern, discerning traveller a respite from the obvious and overstated, and will especially appeal to those who truly wish to experience and appreciate the city they’re in.
Address: 28 Ann Siang Road Singapore 069708 l Tel: +65 6808 2188 l Website: theclub.com.sg
8. New Majestic Hotel
True to its name, this hotel is an epitome of classic grandeur dashed with a hint of the contemporary feel. Each of the New Majestic’s 30 rooms is created differently. You get to choose from a selection of themes ranging from vintage designer furniture, customised baths to private gardens or attic-style rooms with loft beds in six-meter high ceilings.
9. Kam Leng Hotel
Re-experience the charms of Singapore in the early 1900s in this unique boutique hotel. Characterised by a strong Nanyang style mixed with Chinoiserie influences, you get to savour the tasteful revival of old fittings, fixtures, furniture and the justaposition of newly designed objects. Each of the 70 rooms is designed in Peranakan style with comfort at an affordable rate.
10. Lloyd’s Inn
Take your pick from 8 unique designed rooms at this quaint boutique hotel that’s just a stone throw away from Singapore’s main shopping district. Each room comes with its own distinctive and well-thought designs which are pragmatic and subtle in its manifestation.
11. The Quincy Hotel
Being ranked first in “The Trendiest Hotel in Asia” and seventh in the “Top 10 Trendiest Hotel in the World” by the 2011 TripAdvisor® Travelers’ Choice® awards says a lot about this hotel. Located near Singapore’s main shopping district, this boutique hotel offers studio and studio deluxe rooms and interesting art jamming classes during your stay!
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