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REVIEW: Fairmont Singapore, Deluxe King Room

Fairmont Singapore is easily one of Singapore’s most popular hotel, mostly owing to its prime location in the heart of the city, as well as being the adjacent property to Singapore’s tallest hotel, Swissotel the Stamford. Despite being rather familiar with the property, I have not done a stay at this hotel in a long while, so I thought I’ll give it a bit of my money for a weekend stay. In this post:• Introduction• About the hotel• Pre-arrival check-in• Actual check-in• The room• The facilities• Dining options• Brunch in the Skai• Breakfast at Prego• Final thoughts About the hotel Built as part of Singapore’s iconic Raffles City in the 1980s, the hotel opened as Westin Plaza. The hotel was rebranded as Raffles the Plaza in 2002 when Raffles International Group took over the management of the hotel. In 2007, the hotel underwent another name change to Fairmont Singapore. As an upscale hotel, Fairmont Singapore boast of over 770 rooms in two towers – North and South Tower – starting from 45 square metres to …

Citi Prestige Staycation offers

With international travel almost impossible right now, hotels and banks are coming together to put together enticing staycation deals for you to have a semblance of a vacation without your passport. Citi Prestige has updated its staycation offers for cardmembers, offering a complimentary second night stay at three hotels. Two of the hotels, Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel and The Fullerton Hotel, were already on offer earlier in July, while the latest deal included St Regis. Details of the offers below: Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel, S$350 net Deluxe Room for 2 nights Daily breakfast for up to two adults and 2 children (below 12 years old) or three adults Complimentary S$100 net dining credit per room per stay Early check-in at 11am and late check-out till 2pm (subject to availability) Complimentary parking Marriott has imposed a blackout date of 25 to 31 December, so the rate will not apply during that period. To book this offer, you will have to call the hotel (6831 4555) or drop them an email. The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, …

REVIEW: Mandarin Orchard, Club Deluxe King Room

It’s been almost half a year since anyone in Singapore had a staycation, so when STB announced that staycations were allowed once again in Phase 2, many people made a beeline to make a booking at their favourite hotel, to make up for the lack of a overseas holiday. I was no exception. I made my searches, and the Mandarin Orchard deal caught my eye: A club room, breakfast and late check-out for under S$250 nett? Let’s check it out. In this post:• Introduction• The reservation• Check-in• The room• Top of the M• Afternoon tea• Evening cocktails• Breakfast• The facilities• Final thoughts Let’s face it: pre Covid-19, with the option of going overseas for a short getaway, plus the allure of many hotels in Singapore, the chances of choosing Mandarin Orchard for a staycation was hardly in order. During the times when tourists are flocking to Singapore, Mandarin Orchard typically commands a premium for its excellent location, despite its dated features. With over 1,200 rooms, this hotel was popular with Indonesian visitors, given it’s prime …

Hilton Singapore approved for staycations

The hotel joins a list of 200 over hotels that are allowed to accept leisure guests in Phase 2. Hilton Singapore has joined the list of hotels approved for staycation bookings in Singapore yesterday. The Orchard Road top-end hotel joins the green list of hotels allowed to take in leisure guests, which now covers more than half of all hotels in the city. Rates from $168++ available At the time of writing, the earliest bookable date for Hilton Singapore is 15 Sep, although all weekend dates in September are unavailable for some reason. If you look further into Oct 2020, you will be able to find rates starting from S$168++. Some services are unavailable For those who are interested in exploring a stay at this old-time favourite, note that some key services are modified. For those looking at a Club room, note that the Executive Lounge is closed until further notice. What this means for guests with Club benefits, including Hilton Diamond members, are that the following services are modified, according to our conversation with …

Best Singapore Staycation Deals going on in Phase 2

Here’s a specially curated list for you to consider With more than 170 hotels now approved to take in leisure guests for stays, Singapore hotels are offering a plethora of packages to entice Singapore residents to do a staycation. While the post-Covid-19 staycation experience will definitely be different from what you used to know, it’s still at least a break from your day-to-day work-from-home life. Here are some of the best deals you can take advantage of: Shangri-La Singapore – from S$319++ per night If there’s a time to check out one of Singapore’s lushiest’s resort-in-a-city, this is probably the best time. Even though Shangri-La has been around for decades, its sprawling compound makes it an ideal city holiday spot. There’s options for everyone: whether you just want a room for your family to lounge in, or indulge in the Valley Wing Indulgence package with a 90-minute massage, unlimited all-day Champagne, daily afternoon tea and more. Deals available: Garden Wing Staycation (from S$319++, booking & details) Daily breakfast for 2 adults A picnic basket complete …