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Raffles Singapore


Perhaps the world's greatest hotel, Raffles Singapore stands where it has always stood, at the crossroads of civilization and culture, a colonial oasis in the heart of one of the world's most exciting cities.

No trip to Singapore is complete without a stay at Raffles; tradition demands it. First opened in 1887, and since then a destination in its own right, Raffles Singapore epitomizes the romance of the Far East – an intoxicating blend of luxury, history and colonial ambiance that no other hotel can match.

Fifteen restaurants and bars also await; from the famous Long Bar, home of the Singapore Sling, to the Bar & Billiard Room, Raffles is alive with history, infused with atmosphere, and open to the moment.

Conveniently close to the financial hub of this entrepreneurial city, Raffles makes business a pleasure, a luxury of leisure - and any visit an indelible memory.

Where the legend began - and where it continues today - Raffles Singapore is exciting, enchanting and loved by those with an adventurous spirit and a taste for the very best.

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Room Information

For over 125 years Raffles Singapore has been the place to stay in this thriving city. Elegant and colonial in feel, its generous proportions create a sense of calm and space. Within its stunning main building are found the presidential and grand hotel suites. Its generous courtyards house further suites, creating a peaceful haven for every guest. Legendary in every way.

All Rooms Feature:
  • Finest furnishings including Oriental carpets on teakwood flooring 
  • Original 14-feet ceilings with common veranda
  • Parlor and dining area which leads into the bedroom 
  • Dressing area and en-suite bathroom
  • Walk-in wardrobe
  • Large working desk
  • Hypoallergenic pillows
  • Refrigerated private bar
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning and overhead fan
  • Electronic safe
  • Hair dryer

Courtyard Suites
The Courtyard Suites are situated close to the lush flora of the hotel, lending these suites an unmatched tranquility and ambiance.

Grand Hotel Suites
The Grand Hotel Suites are distinguished by their location in the main building of the hotel, their spaciousness and elegant design and the quality of the antiques and artwork displayed. The five Grand Hotel Suites take their inspiration from the romance of travel in a bygone age. 

Palm Court Suites
The Palm Court Suites border one side of the hotel’s main building. Simplicity and serenity is in abundance in the Palm Court, with ample walkways of crushed pebbles and rows of tall palm trees lining the sides of the garden. The Palm Court's large expanse of greenery sets the mood for all of the hotel’s facilities and it is exclusively for the use of hotel guests.

Personality Suites
Twelve of the 103 suites at Raffles Singapore have been named after personalities who were associated with the hotel in its glorious past. The Personality Suites are named after Andre Malraux, Ava Gardner, Charlie Chaplin, Gavin Young, James Michener, John Thomson, John Wayne, Joseph Conrad, Noel Coward, Pablo Neruda, Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maugham.

Presidential Suites
The two largest suites in the Main Building are known as the Presidential Suites. They are distinguished by their premier location in the hotel, their spaciousness, elegant appointments and the quality of the antiques and artwork displayed.
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Things To Do

Nearby Places

Chinatown: The ethnic districts of Chinatown, Kampong Glam and just 5 minutes by taxi from the hotel are testimonies to the island nation's rich ethnic, cultural and historical heritage. The districts are home to religious monuments as well as quaint shop houses, from traditional herbs and textiles to decorative items and antiques.

Clarke Quay: Situated along Singapore River, Clarke Quay is a festival village combining entertainment, waterfront recreation, food and shopping outlets housed in restored warehouses and shop houses, some dating back to the late 1880's.

Little India: Best seen on foot, Little India, located along Serangoon Road, is awash with the scents and sights of the subcontinent. Stroll along this road and the neighboring alleyways to take in the quaint, old-fashioned shops selling spices, sarees, trinkets, Indian jewelry and daily products used by the average Indian household.

National Museum of Singapore: The rich heritage of the island is depicted here through showcasing the trends and developments leading to modern-day Singapore. The history of Singapore is told through 20 dioramas, William Farquhar's collection of drawings, a Peranakan house, Fort Canning, Tiger Balm King's decorative carvings and a secret society lodge. The museum is housed in a grand colonial building topped by a giant silver dome, which was built in 1887.

Sentosa Island: Sentosa is Singapore's most popular leisure and recreation resort, transformed from a military area in 1972. Attractions found on the island include a village featuring Asian food, arts and crafts, beautiful architecture, a butterfly and insect museum, a wax museum, an underwater aquarium, a maritime museum, a fun fair park, and an orchid garden. Enjoy a scenic cable car ride to the island and observe the 37-meter tall Merlion Tower soaring in the sky.

Singapore Botanic Garden: Situated near Orchard Road, the 52-hectare Botanic Garden combines both primary jungle and manicured gardens that hold thousands of flora species, including many rare specimens. It also houses the 7.4-acre Singapore Orchid Garden, featuring more than 3000 orchids.

Singapore Zoo/Night Safari: Acclaimed by zoologists and tourists as one of the best zoos in the world, Singapore Zoo is set in 170 acres of parkland next to a lake. There are more than 1600 animals in residence and 170 different species, fifty percent of which are endangered species from South-East Asia. The Night Safari, opened in 1994, is the world's first and only night zoo, which provides a rare opportunity to see nocturnal animals in their active state.
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Price Guide

$ = Up to $100
$$ = $100 to $199
$$$ = $200 to $349
$$$$ = $350 to $599
$$$$$ = $600 +


Price per person, per night.