New hotels in Singapore in 2019

New Hotels in Singapore 2019Image adapted from (clockwise from top-left): Far East Hospitality, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore, Raffles Hotel Singapore, Six Senses Maxwell 

Singaporeans love staycations as they provide a change of environment, giving us respite from our hectic lives, sometimes even the illusion of being overseas. But all this can’t be achieved without a good hotel – the key ingredient for a relaxing, stress-free break from our daily routines.

Staycay junkies, we’ve got your next getaway covered with these 12 hotels in Singapore that have recently opened or are opening soon this year.

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– Newly opened hotels in Singapore –

1. Hotel 1888 Collection – minimalistic rooms with standalone tubs

Hotel 1888 Collection is located in Chinatown, just a short drive from Clarke Quay where all the nightlife is.

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Their rooms follow a monochrome colour scheme that’s simple yet expensive looking at the same time. And if you want to take your stay up a notch, the Executive Double Room contains a large standalone bathtub as well.

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Hotel 1888 Collection

Lounge area for chilling
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Rates: From $128
Address: #03-00, Chinatown, 20 Trengganu Street, Singapore 058479
Telephone: Contact them here

2. The Capitol Kempinski – 24h stay regardless of check-in time

The Capitol KempinskiImage credit: The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

Drawing inspiration from Singapore’s history as a British colony, The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore’s architecture is one that mimics that grand colonial style.

The Capitol KempinskiGrand Deluxe Room
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Aside from its luxurious exterior, high ceilings and elegant archways, the rooms are equally posh without compromising on homeliness. You really can’t go wrong with an earth-toned room with natural sunlight shining in from large windows.

The Capitol KempinskiTake a dip in their saltwater relaxation pool or treat yourself at their spa
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Checking in and out of hotels can sometimes get on our nerves especially if the timings don’t fit our schedule and we can’t maximise all our time there. But here, you can enjoy a 24-hour stay regardless of what time you check-in.

Rates: From $425 per night
Address: 15 Stamford Road, Singapore 178906
Telephone: 6368 8888

3. Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon – simple chic rooms

Holiday Inn Express Singapore SerangoonImage credit: InterContinental Hotels Group

If you’re someone who appreciates geometric patterns and wallpaper, you’ll enjoy the decor of Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon. The facilities and rooms are fairly typical but the hotel’s location makes it an attractive place to stay in since it’s not too far from town.

Holiday Inn Express Singapore SerangoonImage credit: Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon

Don’t worry about not being able to get your cardio into your staycation schedule because the hotel has a small gym as well.

Rates: From $185.25 per night
Address: 270 Jalan Besar, Singapore 209019
Telephone: 6260 0500

4. Ann Siang House – no two rooms are the same

Ann Siang HouseImage credit: @umamajoly

Ann Siang House was once a heritage property that has since been turned into a hotel. Strike a pose in front of their vibrant blue wall and appreciate the may contemporary art pieces along the corridors of the interior of the hotel.

Deluxe room

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The rooms are spacious with chic decor, and none of them have the same layout and furnishing. Some of the rooms even have kitchenettes and work stations.

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If the vibrant blue exterior of Ann Siang House is not enough to make you go “wow” then maybe the vibey restaurants will. One of them is Blue Pizza and Wine – a retro style pizzeria that lets you dine while listening to their 70s and 80s rock playlist. But if you’re looking for small bites, live music and drinks to bring on the night then visit White Label – a vinyl store and bar.

Ann Siang House - Blue Label Pizza and WineImage credit: @larisselava

Rates: From $220 per night
Address: 28 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069708
Telephone: 6202 9377

5. Six Senses Maxwell – French-style decor

Six Senses MaxwellImage credit: Six Senses Maxwell

There’s more to Chinatown than strings of red lanterns and long queues in front of bak kwa stores. Six Senses Maxwell’s French architecture is a refreshing addition to the long rows of heritage shophouses that surround it.

Six Senses MaxwellMerchant Room
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To match the exterior, all 138 rooms in this hotel are also furnished with similar French-style decor – a great fit for those who love vibrant colour combinations.

Six Senses MaxwellThe Terrace boasts a lavish crimson theme
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You can’t deny the fact that a nice hot bath is a great way to end a long day. Good news, ‘cause Six Senses Maxwell’s Terrace rooms have spacious bathrooms with a bathtub for you to drop a fragrant bath bomb in.

Six Senses MaxwellBathroom of The Terrace
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Another attractive feature is the hotel’s 25-metre long rooftop lap pool – perfect for a casual dip.

Six Senses MaxwellImage credit: Six Senses Maxwell

Rates: From $319.50 per night
Address: 2 Cook Street, Singapore, 078857
Telephone: 6914 1400

6. Hotel 1929 – suites with outdoor tubs and garden swings

Made up of 5 shophouses built in 1929 is Hotel 1929. As you make your way to your room, it’ll feel like you’re taking a trip down memory lane with their corridors plastered with old black and white photos of Singapore.

Hotel 1929Superior Queen bedroom
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If you opt for the Terrace Suite, you can enjoy a private rooftop veranda, an outdoor bathtub and even a swing.

Hotel 1929Terrace Suite outdoor bathtub and swing area
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Fun fact: Hotel 1887 was once a popular opera house called “Lai Chun Yuen”.

Hotel 1929Image credit: @flowerhorn_heaven_singapore

Rates: From $105 per night
Address: 50 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089154
Telephone: 6347 1929

7. Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore – with infinity pool and personal kitchen

Opened just 2 years ago as a serviced apartment only for residential use, the Oakwood Premier OUE Singapore has recently attained its hotel license. This is great news because they function like any other hotel and you no longer need to stay for a minimum of 6 days. An added plus is that it is located in the CBD, making it convenient to get around.

Oakwood Premier OUE SingaporeOakwood Premier OUE Singapore infinity pool
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Enjoy a swim at their infinity pool – it’ll be like visiting MBS on a budget. They also have a fitness centre for you to bust out some workouts.

Image credit: Oakwood Premier OUE SingaporeOakwood Premier OUE Singapore

Since it was originally an apartment, each unit features living rooms as well as a kitchenette.

Oakwood Premier OUE SingaporeImage credit: Oakwood

The rooms are chic and house everything you’ll need on a staycation – including a flat-screen TV, workstation and wide glass-panelled windows for you to admire the city.

Rates: From $280 (for Weekend Staycation package)
Address: #07-01, OUE Downtown 1, 6 Shenton Way, Singapore 068809
Telephone: 6812 6000

8. YOTELAIR Singapore Changi – airline cabin-themed rooms with smart beds

YOTELAIR Singapore ChangiImage adapted from: YOTEL

The existing Yotel at Orchard is a game changer with its high tech features and unique decor that mimics a first-class airplane cabin. And they’re bringing these futuristic features to their new branch – YOTELAIR Singapore Changi at Jewel Changi Airport.

YOTELAIR Singapore ChangiBathroom with rain shower
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The rooms are clean and compact with everything you need for a good stopover rest. This includes a flat-screen TV, bathroom with rain shower, and a pull-out workstation.

YOTELAIR Singapore ChangiImage credit: Yotel

Although the hotel compound is small, it houses a gym as well so you don’t have to worry about straying away from your daily workouts.

YOTELAIR Singapore ChangiJewel’s Rain Vortex
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On top of that, you can also relax in the 24/7 Signature Club Lounge overlooking Jewel’s Rain Vortex – world’s tallest indoor waterfall that turns into a kaleidoscopic Light and Sound show at night.

Rates: From $140 per night
Address: #04-280, Jewel Changi, 78 Airport Boulevard, Singapore 819666
Telephone: 6866 8000

9. Capri by Fraser, China Square Singapore – movie screenings, game nights, and 24h gym

Capri by Fraser, China Square SingaporeImage credit: Capri by Fraser, China Square

Despite Capri by Fraser, China Square Singapore’s simple decor, they’ve got facilities that are a notch higher than the usual hotel’s. Not only do they have a 24/7 gym, they also have an entertainment hub with occasional movie screenings and game nights.

Capri by Fraser, China Square SingaporeRooftop swimming pool and Gym
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On top of this, you’ll have access to a rooftop pool and Spin & Play – a laundry room fitted with digital games. Nobody is a fan of chores but you can’t say no to video games.

Rates: Click here for rates
Address: 181 South Bridge Road, Singapore 058743
Telephone: 6338 0800

– Upcoming Singapore hotels opening in 2019 –

10. The Outpost Hotel – military base turned hotel (April 2019)

The Outpost HotelImage credit: @shuttersoft

The design of The Outpost Hotel bears resemblance to that of a colonial military base – a tribute to Sentosa’s heritage. Interior-wise, the hotel has minimalistic rooms boasting a black and white colour scheme.

The Outpost HotelDeluxe Room
Image credit: Far East Hospitality

This hotel is a stone’s throw from Palawan Beach meaning you can easily hit the sands for a relaxing day under the sun.

The Outpost HotelImage credit: @shuttersoft

The Outpost Hotel also has many lounge areas both indoors and outdoors giving you ample space to spend a chill afternoon.

Rates: From $330 per night
Address: 10 Artillery Avenue, Singapore 099951
Telephone: 6722 0801

11. Village Hotel at Sentosa – with family-friendly options (April 2019)

Village Hotel at SentosaChildren’s Play Pool
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Hotels in Sentosa usually cost a bomb. But The Village Hotel provides affordable accommodation so you can kick back and let loose in a comfortable hotel without feeling guilty about spending too much.

The Village Hotel at SentosaFamily Room
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The hotel is versatile with their layouts, offering family-friendly options like The Family Room which has connecting rooms. This is a good option for large groups of friends as well, especially if you’re intending to hold a cozy hotel party. Beach-lovers can also consider booking the Premier Rooms also have access to the view of Palawan Beach.

Rates: From $208 per night
Address: 10 Artillery Avenue, Singapore 099951
Telephone: 6722 0800

12. The Barracks Hotel – 4 large communal pools (August 2019)

The Barracks Hotel is a good choice if you’re looking for a luxurious stay. Housed within a restored military post with only 40 rooms, you can be sure that the crowd and noise will be minimal. And to indulge more, opt to stay in the ground level suites for easy access to a communal pool and your very own jacuzzi, just a step out from your patio.

The Barracks HotelImage credit: Far East Hospitality

Pools are one of the top few things people look out for when picking a hotel, the more pool play areas, the better. Well, The Barrack Hotel shares a large rooftop pool with two other hotels – The Outpost Hotel and the Village Hotel.

Village Hotel at SentosaThe Pool Deck
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The Pool Deck consists of 1) The Pamukkale Pool, a Turkish inspired design of cascading pools 2) The Amazonian Riverine lazy river and 3) Kids’ Beach Pool. You can also look forward to beautiful sunset views as you dip in the pool. And if you miss that, then the nightly firework display from the  Wings of Time show can make up for it.

And if you’re worried about whether the pools will be packed full of people, don’t fret. On top of The Pool Deck, this hotel also has its a rooftop pool.

Rates: TBA
Address: 2 Gunner Lane, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099567
Telephone: 6512 2202

Bonus: newly renovated hotels

Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel SingaporeImage credit: Raffles Hotel Singapore

Raffles Hotel is known for its luxurious Colonial-style architecture but they are taking it one step further with their restoration works that will end in mid-2019. The revamption will include the addition of Trifora arches which Italian buildings have, and floor-to-ceiling windows that’ll let in more sunlight and make the place look even more regal.

Raffles Hotel SingaporePalm Court Suite
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You can trust that you won’t be shortchanged in terms of the quality of your stay. Right from the entrance of the hotel, you’ll already be amazed by the grandeur of the compound. And their rooms are well-furnished, with a living room and dining area. New suite categories are also underway, so look out for that.

Raffles Hotel SingaporeImage credit: Raffles Hotel Singapore

Rates: From $869 per night
Address: 1 Beach Road, 189673 Singapore
Telephone: 6337 1886

Sometimes all we need is a short break away from our busy work schedules without the hassle of planning a weekend overseas getaway. Whether you’re someone whose hotel highlights are massive pools, game rooms or visiting touristy areas, these new hotels have got you covered. So book yourself a room for a short family staycation a little break goes a long way. 

New staycation spots in Singapore for 2019

Sometimes all we need is a short break away from our busy work schedules without the hassle of planning a weekend overseas getaway. Whether you’re someone whose hotel highlights are massive pools, game rooms or visiting touristy areas, these new hotels have got you covered. So book yourself a room for a short family staycation a little break goes a long way.

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