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10 Hotels In Tanjong Pagar Near Restos & Bars For A Staycation With Your Pals Who Live To Eat

Hotels in Tanjong Pagar Singapore

When it comes to choosing the hotel to splurge on for our next staycation, we often hone in on things like amenities and aesthetics, and forget about one very important thing: proximity to good food. Ever had to order in during a staycation? You’d be far from the only one.

For couples and families that put good food as a priority any day, here are some hotels in Tanjong Pagar to KIV for your next staycation. Having shed its reputation as a red-light district, Tanjong Pagar is now both a food and hotel haven. Pick a stay at one of these hotels which are surrounded by restaurants, cafes, and hawkers. 

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1. Butternut Tree Hotel – Rustic shophouse rooms from $77

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Signature Balcony Queen Room ($168/night).
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Sometimes, a simple weekend getaway is all we need. Budget staycationers can enjoy a nostalgic stay at Butternut Tree Hotel, with affordable shophouse rooms, priced from just $77. They’ve got rain showers for a rejuvenating bath, free WiFi and quirky old-school windows you can peer out of for a taste of living in the old days.

Saving on your stay also means having more to splurge on food at popular restaurants cafes and nearby like Chez Suzette and Afterglow.

Book a stay at Butternut Tree Hotel.

Price: From $77/night for M Room without Window
Address: 22 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088392
Contact: 6904 4428 | Butternut Tree Hotel website

2. ST Signature Tanjong Pagar – Budget staycay with solo rooms

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Cabin S – Private Bathroom.

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Channelling “Japanese business hotel” vibes is ST Signature Tanjong Pagar, with sleek and fuss-free rooms. For those looking for a quick solo escapade from reality, their single Cabin S – Shared Bathroom (from $115.50/night) is perfect for catching a breath with some Netflix. Who’s to say staycations have to be a social affair?

You’ll also be at the heart of Singapore’s restaurant central with Indonesian, Japanese, Korean and Chinese hot pot establishments right at your doorstep.

Book a stay at ST Signature Tanjong Pagar.

Price: From $115.50/night
Address: 32 Tras Street, Singapore 078972
Contact: 6291 7050 | ST Signature website

2. Hotel Soloha – Suite with outdoor tub from $201

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Outdoor Suite (from $201/night).

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Hotel Soloha isn’t your average boutique hotel. Built within a row of historical shophouses, the 4-star hotel offers standard rooms, loft rooms, and suites with outdoor tubs for all-out pampering. You won’t be breaking the bank either as the latter is priced from a nifty $201/night.

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Try the signature Blue Milk ice cream at Apiary.
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If you’re a foodie, this will be music to your ears: Keong Saik Bakery, Bao Makers, and Potato Head are all a mere minute’s walk away. For a cool snack, Apiary is right down the street.

Book a stay at Hotel Soloha.

Price: From $139/night for a Standard Room
Address: 12 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088387
Contact: 6222 8881 | Hotel Soloha website

3. Dorsett Singapore – Loft rooms above Outram Park MRT 

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Loft Room (from $313/night).
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Space is no issue with Dorsett Singapore, where there are 285 guestrooms and lofts, all of which come with high ceilings.

It’s also located right above Outram Park MRT and within walking distance of plenty of eateries. After checking in, foodies can stuff themselves silly at the nearby Olivia’s Restaurant & Lounge, Meta Restaurant, and Tong Ah Eating House.

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Olivia’s Creamy Homemade Cheesecake ($14+) at Olivia Restaurant & Lounge.
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Book a stay at Dorsett Singapore.

Price: From $172/night for the Dorsett Room
Address: 333 New Bridge Road, Singapore 088765
Contact: 6678 8333 | Dorsett Singapore website

4. Amara – 2BR apartments for families, right above 100AM mall

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If there’s anything that screams convenience, it’s a hotel above a shopping mall. Situated above 100AM mall, Amara Singapore offers a fuss-free staycation where everything you need will be right under your nose – literally. Other than at the hotel’s 9 dining options, enjoy your meals at the nearby mall eateries, Michelin-starred restaurants, or hawker stores.

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2-Bedroom Apartment ($578/night) that can fit up 6.
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Those with kids in tow can also book a spacious 2-Bedroom Apartment so no squeezing is needed.

Book a stay at Amara Singapore.

Price: From $226/night for a Deluxe King room
Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road, Singapore 088539
Contact: 6879 2555 | Amara Singapore website 

5. Oasia Hotel Downtown – Rooftop pool & 24-hour gym

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Oasia Hotel Downtown

Oasia Hotel Downtown slays it with the amenities – a 24-hour gym and 27th-floor rooftop pool are just the tip of the iceberg. The 4-star hotel also has a breezy sky terrace for yoga, a skyline pavilion to catch panoramic views of the city and a boutique bar, Cin Cin, with 100 different types of gin and DJ nights. 

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Club Room (from $471/night) – comes with complimentary breakfast and cocktails
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Tanjong Pagar MRT is just a 2-minute walk away, and the Tanjong Pagar restaurant stretch is but a 4-minute stroll from the hotel.

Book a stay at Oasia Hotel Downtown.

Price: From $336/night for a Superior Room
Address: 100 Peck Seah Street, Singapore 079333
Contact: 6812 6900 | Oasia Hotel Downtown website

6. Carlton City Hotel – Modern rooms with Herman Miller chairs

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Carlton City’s open-aired pool.
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Not every hotel can say that their rooms are equipped with the highly coveted Herman Miller chairs – but Carlton City Hotel sure can. Guests can also expect a Posturepedic bed to catch some decent Zs. 

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Carlton Club Room.
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While there are 386 rooms priced from $362.50/night, those on a treat-yoself retreat can swing for the Carlton Club Rooms ($430/night) which come with benefits like complimentary cocktails, and light refreshments. Tanjong Pagar Plaza, 100AM mall, and at least 6 bubble tea stores are just around the corner, perfect for snack monsters.

Book a stay at Carlton City Hotel.

Price: From $362.50/night. Book 30 days in advance for discounted rates.
Address: 1 Gopeng Street, Singapore 078862
Contact: 6632 8888 | Carlton City Hotel website

7. Maxwell Reserve – Colonial-themed interior & rooftop pool 

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Maxell Reserve 

Pools don’t always need to look like MBS’ to lure us in. At Maxell Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection, the rooftop pool may be small but it provides a nice change of scenery from the usual skyscrapers. From your sun bed, soak in some Vitamin D with your beau while enjoying the quirky backdrop of shophouses. 

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The 100-year-old British colonial building itself is also one to wonder at, with family artefacts dating back to 1709 adorning the space. While the hotel has 5 lounges and eateries to explore, those who choose to dine out will find Maxwell Food Centre and Tanjong Pagar Road’s Korean restaurants just a stone’s throw away.

Book a stay at Maxell Reserve Singapore.

Price: From $530/night for the Le Colonial Room
Address: 2 Cook Street, Singapore 078857
Contact: 6914 1400 | Maxwell Reserve website

8. Orchid Singapore – Spacious rooms from 32sqm

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Orchid Hotel

Business hotels aren’t typically known for having the largest rooms, but Orchid Singapore has rooms from 32sqm in size – that’s only slightly smaller than a 2-room HDB flat. There’s plenty of space for card games and jigsaw puzzle nights with your BFFs. 

Also, enjoy Japanese fare round the clock with the handful of restaurants located right under the hotel – including Teppei Japanese Restaurant and Keisuke Gyoza King.

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The hotel is currently being upgraded so avoid stays from Mondays to Fridays where there may be noise from construction.

Book a stay at Orchid Singapore

Price: From $380/night
Address: 1 Tras Link, Singapore 078867
Contact: 6818 6818 | Orchid Hotel website 

9. Duxton Reserve – Shophouse hotel with 7 room types

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Shophouse Guest Room with a monochrome aesthetic.
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As they say, variety is the spice of life, so consider Duxton Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection spicy af. It’s chock full of options with 7 quirky room types sized from a cosy 20sqft to 51sqft. Better yet, their rooms are housed within a highly-aesthetic and award-winning building reminiscent of 19th-century glamour. A hint of Bridgerton, if you will.  

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Nosh nearby includes Mexican food at Lucha Loco, French steak and fries at L’Entrecôte, and Greek fare at Fotia. 

Book a stay at Duxton Reserve.

Price: From $550/night for the Shophouse Room
Address: 83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540
Contact: 6914 1428 | Duxton Reserve website

Enjoy a staycation with these hotels in Tanjong Pagar 

Tanjong Pagar may not be the first place that comes to mind when we think of a staycation but perhaps it’s time we change that. If you love food and getaways, you would never have to travel too far out from your cosy room for a meal when you stay at these hotels.

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