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9 Kid-Friendly Hotels For Family Staycations In Singapore – Cartoon-Themed Rooms, Free Ice Cream, & Poolside Movies

Family staycations in Singapore

We’re all in desperate need of a holiday but can’t simply up and leave – especially if we have kids in tow. Admit it: it’s a hassle to drag your kids halfway around the world, but it’s worth braving the long flight hours and tedious transits to have a memorable family vacay…right?

But understandably so, most of us are short on time and are longing for a holiday closer to home. Here are 9 kid-friendly hotels in Singapore for your next family staycation:

1. JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

JW Marriott

With newly launched family-friendly facilities and services, JW Marriott Singapore is one to look out for when you’re planning your next family staycay.  They’ve spacious Premier Family Rooms available with plenty of room fit for 4 adults, as well as lots of amenities catered towards your young ‘un.

JW Marriott
Kid’s welcome kit
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Staycays are for nua-ing and for those who’d like to stay in the room all day, there’s no need to worry about getting bored as there are a bunch of services you can enjoy without having to step out the door. This includes taking an imaginary road trip in a camper van tent, that comes complimentary with every booking of a family room. 

JW Marriott
Image credit: JW Marriott Singapore South Beach

Book your hotel room at JW Marriott Singapore South Beach here.


2. The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

Indoor sleeping tent, lion plushie, & daily ice cream pass

Family staycation - The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

Your child will enjoy camping indoors with a Ritz Kids Night Safari sleeping tent.
Image credit: The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore 

A staycay at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore is the ideal weekend getaway, for both children and adults. With the Ritz Kids Experience, you wouldn’t have to worry about your children being bored to tears while pampering yourself with a spa treatment – they’ve got activities specially tailored for kids, from a children’s’ movie theatre to craft workshops.

All rooms come with Ritz-Kids amenities, including a snack, activity book, and a Ritz-Carlton lion beanie to snuggle. Once you get five stamps on your activity book, you can redeem a scoop of ice cream at in-house restaurant Colony!

Family staycation - The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

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They take glamping up a notch too: your child’s sure to enjoy In-Room Camping, especially when the tent’s decked out with a plush mattress, feather duvet, and night lamp.

For all parents concerned about a nutritional diet, the Ritz-Carlton Millenia also has an extensive children’s menu that comes with healthy dishes like Steamed Salmon, Broccoli and Rice and Organic Scrambled Eggs and Chips.

The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore’s Ritz Kids Night Safari comes with:

  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Ritz Kids Night Safari sleeping tent
  • Ritz Kids amenities
  • Ritz Kids birthday cake surprise (for birthdays within the stay duration)

Book your hotel room at The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore here.

3. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Baking, art, and music activity rooms & family pantry

Family staycations - Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

They’ve got all possible themes covered, from Castle, Space, Underwater, Safari, and Treetop, set in a sprawling 72 square metres space.  
Image credit: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

Whether masquerading as a princess or a knight in shining armour, your child’s play-pretend games will come to life with Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s themed hotel rooms. Although the Themed Family Suite looks like a regular hotel room, there’s a miniature child-sized door off the side for them to clamber through.

Family staycations - Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

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There’s also a common shared pantry on the family floor, that’s stocked with useful appliances like washing machines and dryers, as well as diapers, wipes, bath toys, and training potties. But practicalities aside, play area Buds is the definite highlight for all kids – it has a ball pit, trampolines, and plenty of activity rooms to try musical instruments, art, and simple baking recipes.

Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s Themed Family Suites come with:

  • Organic children’s amenities
  • Complimentary snacks
  • 24H centralised pantry area with facilities like washer & dryer
  • Unlimited access to Buds

Book your hotel room at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore here.

4. Furama Riverfront Hotel

Bouncy castle & complimentary buffet dinners

Family staycation - Furama Riverfront Hotel

Image credit: Furama Riverfront

We can’t get enough of themed hotel rooms, especially those at Furama Riverfront – they’re decked out in vibrant wall murals and elaborate furnishings. Whichever your child prefers, they’ll be transported into a magical land filled with swashbuckling pirates and fairyland-like animals, with themes like Castles, Pirates, and Underwater.

Family staycations - Furama Riverfront

Image credit: Furama Riverfront

There’s a bunk bed that can accomodate families up to 4, with a queen mattress at the bottom, single at the top, and a pull-out bed too if needed. They also have both indoors and outdoors activities covered, with an Xbox console along with an inflatable bouncy castle by the pool area.

Furama Riverfront Hotel’s #FURAMAKIDS Room Promotion comes with:

  • Complimentary breakfast
  • Complimentary buffet dinner
  • Free 30-minutes play at play area Waka Waka
  • Kid amenities upon request

Book your hotel room at Furama Riverfront Hotel here.

5. Village Hotel Bugis

Cartoon-themed rooms & cloud-shaped pillows

Family staycations - Village Hotel Bugis

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There’s plenty to get excited over at Village Hotel Bugis, since they’ve got cartoon-themed rooms with a choice of Princess Sofia, Lightning McQueen from Cars, Baymax from Big Hero 6, and Captain America. Decor is based on the theme selected – for instance, the Princess Sofia room comes with plush cloud-shaped pillows.

Family staycations - Village Hotel Bugis

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They also offer children toiletries, such as Cussons Baby shampoo, soap, toothpaste, and even rubber duckies for bubble baths.

Village Hotel Bugis’ Kids First Package comes with:

  • Buffet breakfast for 2 adults, 1 child
  • Free hop on, hop off city tour

Book your hotel room at Village Hotel Bugis here

6. Swissotel Merchant Court

Daily free ice creams & water slides

Family staycations - Swissotel Merchant Court

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More themed hotel rooms and children’s amenities await at Swissotel Merchant Court. But they do things slightly differently here: their Family Suite comes with an interconnecting room that’s been decorated specially for children based on their age group. Those with younger kids can look forward to themed bedding and a massive range of toys, from board games to picture books.

Family staycations - Swissotel Merchant Court

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They also offer various game consoles such as Xbox and Wii – games like Mario Kart are sure to keep children entertained for hours. Even the bathrooms have been thoughtfully splashed out with child-friendly amenities, such as colourful towels and a non-slip mat.

Swissotel Merchant Court’s Family Fun Staycation comes with:

  • Complimentary ice cream for children 12 and below
  • Guaranteed late check-out till 4PM

Book your hotel room at Swissotel Merchant Court here

7. Resorts World Sentosa – Festive Hotel

Family staycations - Resorts World Sentosa

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Loft beds are the obvious draw for Resorts World Sentosa, Festive Hotel, especially with their Deluxe Family Room. It comes with high ceilings and ample space – the perfect combination for energetic children. And of course, it’s set right smack-bang in the middle of Sentosa, which makes for an ideal beach getaway.

Family staycations - Resorts World Sentosa - Festive Hotel

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Festive Hotel also offers up a welcome pack* for kids under 12 years old, offering up games, a toothbrush, and a loofah to scrub themselves clean. There’s also a ton of child-friendly spaces at the hotel, like a LEGO play area and a kid’s pool so that your child can wear their kid-sized bathrobe.

*Subject to availability. 

Resorts World Sentosa – Festive Hotel’s Family Staycation comes with:

  • Kids tailored bathrobes

Book your hotel room at Resorts World Sentosa – Festive Hotel here

8. Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Poolside movie, free play at play centre, & animal-themed bathrobe

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

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Over at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, they’re offering up a Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation Package that’s tailored for some much-needed family bonding time. This applies to any of their rooms, and we’re already eyeing the Deluxe  Room which comes with a King Bed – you also have the option of adding an extra crib.

Family staycations - Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

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When night falls, your kids will enjoy watching a movie while dipping their feet into the water. There’ll also be complimentary buffet breakfast for 2 adults and 2 kids under 12 years old, along with a complimentary 30-minutes of play at safari-themed indoor play centre Waka Waka. You’ll also get a free polaroid photo upon check-out to fondly remember your staycay!

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium’s Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation Package comes with:

  • Kids welcome pack and in-room amenities
  • Movie by the poolside
  • In-hotel activity
  • Buffet breakfast for 2 adults and 2 kids 12 years and under
  • Complimentary 30 minutes free play at Waka Waka

Book your hotel room at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium here

9. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

Free buffet dinner, free use of water sports facilities, & free play at play centre

Family staycations - Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

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Another solid option is Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa. With luxury spas and wide array of child-friendly activities, it’s sure to make for a relaxing getaway. All kids between the ages of 5 and 12 will get a free full-day at the Toots Club, a play area that’s fully supervised – it even comes with a giant treehouse slide.

But don’t worry, if your child’s under 5 years, he’ll also get complimentary access to the Mini Toots Club.

Family staycations - Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

Image credit: Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa

There’ll also be a free daily buffet breakfast and buffet dinner at Silver Shell Cafe so you can indulge in some good food and wine. And since you’re in Sentosa, it’s worth exploring some outdoor activities such as strolling along AJ Hackett Sentosa Skybridge or trying various water sports – after all, they’re all complimentary, thanks to Shangri-La.

Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort’s Family Fun Package comes with:

  • Daily buffet breakfast
  • Free buffet dinner
  • Free full-day registration at the Toots Club (for children between 5-12 years old)
  • Complimentary (1h) use of selected water sports facilities daily
  • Complimentary walk along AJ Hackett Sentosa Skybridge

Book your Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort hotel room here

Book your Singapore staycations with Expedia

We often use Expedia to book our holidays overseas, but it’s just as easy to book our family staycations in Singapore. There’s a huge range of quality hotels up on Expedia with unique services tailored just for kids, such as an indoor sleeping tent or inflatable bouncy castle.

But whatever your choice of family-friendly hotel is, they’ll be up on Expedia so you can look forward to some family bonding time while enjoying major hotel savings.

Expedia - Add-On

If you’re still keen on an overseas holiday, it’s wise to book through Expedia too since their Add-On feature will let you unlock up to 57% off select hotels up to the day of your trip! While most people think you’ll need to book a Flight + Hotel package to get the cheapest rate, Add-On means booking a flight will instantly unlock massive discounts for your chosen hotel.

And amazingly, this works just as well for staycays in Singapore too. All you’ll need is a valid flight purchase on Expedia to unlock these hotel discounts from anywhere in the world. Whether you’re considering a staycation in Singapore, a holiday to Seoul or Taipei, or a trip around far-flung European cities, Expedia gives you the best deal for an enjoyable hotel stay.

Find out more about Expedia’s family staycations in Singapore here! 

This post was brought to you by Expedia.

Cover image adapted from: Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, @shangrilasg, Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, and Furama Riverfront