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9 New Hotels In Singapore In 2018 For The Latest Staycation Spots From $90/Night

New hotels for staycations in Singapore in 2018

We’re still in the first quarter of the year, but if you’re already in need of a little recharging, good news: there are a bunch of new hotels that have opened recently and are coming up in Singapore later this year.

Hit up these 10 new hotels in Singapore to pamper yourself with a little staycation for a getaway without expensive flights or extensive planning.

– Newly opened hotels in Singapore-

1. The Great Madras – retro-themed boutique hotel

Step into 1930s America with Singapore’s version of The Grand Budapest Hotel. The Great Madras is an retro themed, boutique hotel in Little India with neon lights and pastel coloured rooms.

The Great Madras Great suite

The Great Suite. Image credit: @garethseah

There are 8 different types of rooms for you to choose from Deluxe Hostels to the Great Suite. There are only 2 of the latter available, and they’re cosy with plush beds and many windows for natural light. It comes with a circular bathtub – spacious enough for two – which is right next to the double bed.

The Great Madras Street level cafe area

Street level cafe area. Image credit: @peanutbuttercup 

The Great Madras pool

Image credit: @nurulali 

Unlike your usual pool, the lap pool here is framed with circular hole though a baby pink wall.

The Great Madras

Image credit: Hotels

Rates: from $90 per night (deluxe hostel)
Address: 28 Madras Street, Little India, Singapore 208422

2. Andaz Singapore – Rooftop bar with teepee huts

Check out the new Andaz Hotel near Chinatown, where room sizes are perfect for a staycay with multiple friends; they’re large enough for everyone to gather in the same room for a good round of midnight HTHTs.

Andaz Singapore Standard room

Standard room. Image credit: Andas Singapore 

The rooms are brightly lit, and vibrant without being audacious. The wood-lacquered floors and walls give the whole place a homely and cosy vibe.

Andaz Singapore Studio Suite bathroom

Studio Suite bathroom. Image credit: @andazsingapore

You’ll be glad to know that almost all their rooms come with a walk-in closet so you don’t have to fight for wardrobe space. Upgrade to their suites to get great views right next to the bathtub!

You might also have seen images of Andaz’s iconic teepee huts popping up on the internet. The hotel is home to rooftop bar Mr Stork which is perched on the 39th storey of the building.

Andaz Singapore teepee huts

Image credit: @goneforwild

Instead of the usual bar stools, you can recline in conical teepee huts here – complete with mattresses and comfy cushions as you sip your cocktail amidst 360 degree views of the CBD.

Rates: from ~$380 per night
Address: 5 Fraser Street, 189354

3. Yotel – airline-themed with housekeeping robots

Yotel Premium Queen Cabin.
Premium Queen Cabin

It’s the 21st century; and although we don’t have flying cars – yet – we do have YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road with its  futuristic design and technology.

The rooms are inspired by the layout of airplane cabins with the usage of the smart spaces – a concept usually seen on planes, especially in first class cabins. Its motorised reclining bed in the Premium Queen Cabin ($175) is like a sofa during the day and can stretch out to become a bed that covers almost the whole width of the room at night.

Yotel robots

Nothing screams futuristic more than robots. So while you are there, make sure to call their housekeeping robots for room service to have one pop by your room with basic necessities like water bottles and towels.

Read about our experience at YOTEL Singapore Orchard Road here!

Rates: from $175
Address: 366 Orchard Road Singapore 238904

4. Novotel Singapore On Stevens and Mercure Singapore on Stevens – double the facilities

Novotel Singapore

Image credit: @valynlim 

Novotel Singapore On Stevens and Mercure Singapore On Stevens are part of an integrated development, meaning guests have access to double the facilities – including two pools, a tennis court, a 24h fitness center and 14 eateries within the joint buildings.

Novotel vs Mercure

Novotel vs Mercure – Superior room (double bed) . Image adapted from Novotel and Mercure.

The rooms of both hotels have a similar layout, with a TV opposite the beds, a lounge chair, and a floor to ceiling window lining one wall. However, Novotel Singapore On Stevens (~$188) is more spacious, with warmer tones. Mercure Singapore On Stevens (~$158) is smaller and slightly more affordable with a cooler white and purple-accented interior.

Infinity pool novotel
Infinity pool.
Image credit: @mercuresingapore

Heads up, shopaholics: This pair of hotels is a free 3-minute shuttle bus ride away from Orchard Road, meaning that a shopping fest isn’t too far away.

Rates: from ~$158 per night
Address: Orchard District, 28 Stevens Road, #01-01, Singapore 257878
Websites: NovotelMercure

5. Sofitel Singapore City Centre – bathtubs with book holders

Sofitel City Center
Image credit: @xxchloeparkxx

Surrounded by vibrant and glassy high rises structures, Sofitel Singapore City Centre may be in the middle of Tanjong Pagar but gives off serious New York City vibes. To complete the metropolitan staycay, the hotel is integrated into the tallest building in Singapore, Tanjong Pagar Center, at 290m.

Sofitel City Center bedroom

Image credit: Sofitel


Image adapted from: TripAdvisor

The interior is classy, with spacious bedrooms that begin from $330 per night.  Bookworms would be glad to know that the bathtub is equipped with a little table that comes with a mini book stand, so you can unwind with a good novel and glass of champagne.

Rates: from $330

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9 Wallich St, Singapore 078885
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6. Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena – infinity pool with a view

Courtyard by Marriott Singapore Novena has panoramic views all around with floor to ceiling windows lining its classy rooms, rooftop bar, and 24h gym.

Courtyard Marriott bedroom

Leap into the soft duvets of Premiere Skyline King Guest Room. Image credit: Marriott 

Courtyard Marriott gym

Image credit: Marriott 

While it is tempting to skip out on a workout when you’ve got such a comfy room here, their gym’s spectacular views might just keep you inspired enough to do a little morning run before you start your day.

Courtyard Marriott infinity pool

Image credit: @qiaolinggg

Courtyard Marriott’s rooftop infinity pool has views comparable to that of MBS. Looking down, you will be greeted with the orange rooftops of shophouses, trails of greenery, and the city skyline in the distance.

Rates: from ~$235 per night

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99 Irrawaddy Rd, Singapore 329568
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–  Upcoming Singapore hotels opening in 2018 –

7. Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore – luxury hotel for golf lovers (late 2018)

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore
The actual building is not fully up yet but the artist’s impressions have sure set our standards sky high.
Image credit: Robb Report

To escape the concrete jungle, look out for Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, a low rise, luxury golf resort with 208 rooms and villas. It is also the first hotel in Singapore to have a direct access to a golf course.

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore bedroom
Image credit: TripAdvisor

A collaboration between established Thai hospitality company Dusit International and Laguna Golf Course, Dusit Thani Laguna is also be a golfer’s dream come true with rooms and restaurants built to face the championship golf courses.

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore birds eye view
Dusit Thani Laguna’s sleek and modern exterior.
Image credit: Robb Report

If clubs and bogeys aren’t your thing, the luxurious hotel is still worth visiting if you are looking for a spacious place to unwind at. Other facilities include swimming pools, tennis courts and Dusit’s signature Devarana Spa.

11 Laguna Golf Green, Singapore 488047
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8. Duxton Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection – revamped 19th century shophouses (July 2018)

The Duxton Club exterior

Image credit: Actually

The four-star Duxton Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection sits in 13 renovated pre-war colonial shophouses and is a major throwback to the bygone 19th-century Singapore. While the unassuming appearance of the exterior is retained, the inside will be transformed into a classy hotel with with intricate oriental details adorning the walls.

The Duxton Club interior

Image credit: Space

It’s the little things that make you feel like you are on vacation and  here, you can expect to find little quirks around. One of the bedrooms has a traditional Chinese bed where you can only sleep on your side. Other than that, one of the restaurants also give you wok sticks – giant chopsticks – instead of the regular ones to eat your dinner with!

The Duxton Club bedroom

Image credit: Singapore Hotels 365

But don’t worry about things getting too peculiar because the hotel still has a good ol’ swimming pool, and plenty of dining options with 5 restaurants and bars to choose from.

83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540
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9. The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore – City Hall’s little secret (Q3 2018)

Any Instagram-conscious person would know the popular ‘gram spot, Capitol Theatre at City Hall. But we’d bet that you had no idea there was a hotel hidden within the very same white colonial building. Cue the new 157-roomed The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, which has been anticipated since 2013.

The Patina Capitol bedroom
Image credit: Patina Hotels

Situated in a historic building, the hotel keeps to the Victorian style, blending vintage wooden furniture with modern minimalistic layout.

Everyone has a secret aunty side, and that part of you will be glad to know that The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore will give you a full 24-hour stay in its zen rooms. No more rushing to check out at the 12pm mark!

The Patina Capitol bedroom

Image credit: Patina Hotels

Admission Fee
From $453/night.
15 Stamford Rd, Singapore 178906
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Make the best of your weekend with a staycation at a new hotel

Weekends are for reviving your tired soul and there’s no better way to do it than with a lil’ staycay treat. If you don’t have the time or budget to booking air tickets for overseas trips, hit up these new hotels with your squad or your partner. There’s nothing like a quick and easy getaway within the country to brighten up your week.

Cover image adapted from (clockwise from top-left): Andas Singapore@garethseah@mercuresingapore@andazsingapore