New hotels in 2021

Chock-full of holidays and festive-vibes, nothing can put a dampener on the last two months of the year. With a reserve of annual leaves in hand, the best way to spend it is to book a staycay at one of Singapore’s newest hotels.

From revamped spa resorts to hotels with major 19th century vibes, there’s no doubt you’ll find something that ticks off all your staycay checkboxes at these places

– Newly opened hotels in Singapore  –

1. The Clan Hotel – Rooftop infinity pool and sky gym

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Instagrammers won’t have to worry about getting that MBS pool-level IG shot. The infinity pool in The Clan Hotel has similar vibes. Sitting at level 30, it overlooks Chinatown and has plenty of chairs for you to lounge on and enjoy the sunset. For more great views, the hotel also has a terrace on level four and a sky gym on level 30.

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Grand premier room

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Located near Telok Ayer and Chinatown MRT, the hotel is in a central location which makes it easily accessible to tons of shopping, dining and entertainment options. 

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A staycay isn’t complete without some good food and your tummy will be well taken care of at the in-house restaurant, QIN. They serve reimagined Chinese cuisine like Chilli Crab Crostini ($18).

Rates: From $280/night
Address: 10 Cross Street, Singapore 048417
Telephone: 6228 6388

The Clan Hotel’s website 

2. PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay – Indoor garden  

A ‘garden-in-a-hotel’
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This place may look like it’s right out of Gardens by the Bay, but it’s actually a hotel lobby. What used to be the Marina Mandarin Singapore has since become the PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay and it definitely had the glow-up of the decade. Aside from lush trees decorating the lobby, the hotel also has bird nest pods for guests to relax in and enjoy the ambience.

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The hotel has equally zen rooms that are well equipped with plush king-sized beds and luxe feature walls.

Located near iconic attractions like Marina Bay Sands, the Singapore Flyer, and the Merlion, the hotel is in a great location for you to experience being a tourist in your own city. Thanks to that, most of the rooms – and dining rooms – will also give you great views of the surrounding CBD.

Rates: From $276/night
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, Singapore 039594
Telephone: 6845 1000

PARKROYAL COLLECTION Marina Bay’s website 

3. Heritage Collection on Boat Quay (Quayside Wing) – Cosy shophouse hotel

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Stamford Studio with balcony and view of MBS
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For those who have been to Boat Quay, you’ll know that walking along the river gives you overseas vibes. Located right smack in the middle of this area, Heritage Collection on Boat Quay (Quayside Wing) isn’t just a place for a getaway, but also has easy access to tons of hip restaurants and bars around the area.

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The hotel has a range of rooms to suit every budget, from a Studio Single ($80/night) to a Raffles Loft ($280/night) with sprawling views of MBS. 

Rates: From $80/night
Address: 76 Boat Quay, Singapore 049864
Telephone: 6223 7155

Heritage Collection on Boat Quay (Quayside Wing) website

4. Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore – Bali-vibes in Singapore

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The Relaxation Pool offers lounge chairs in ankle-deep water so you can feel zen while getting a nice tan

Equipped with three swimming pools, two golf courses, and an array of dining options, Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore truly boasts Bali-vibes. With a Lap pool, a Relaxation pool, and a Kid’s poolthis hotel has options suitable for anyone to unwind under the sun. 

The trees and tall plants offer barricades to prevent any chikopek from sneaking a peek at you

If you’re feeling particularly bougie, book their Prestige Verandah suite (from $876) which – other than an outdoor bathtub – also comes with an outdoor patio.

Deluxe Laguna Pool View room

Otherwise, opt for the Deluxe Laguna Pool View room (from $408) equipped with double-glazed floor-to-ceiling windows for some vitamin D even when you’re indoors.

Rates: From $280/night
Address: 11 Laguna Golf Green, Singapore 488047
Telephone: 6841 8888

Dusit Thani Laguna’s website

5. SG Hotel On Wheels – Tiny home living in 6M-long containers

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If you’re looking for a niche location to nua your days away, SG Hotel On Wheels offers different themed rooms from a street punk studio to a safari paradise. 

Pop Art living room

Each 40FT room is equipped with an office desk and a sofa, perfect for you to experience tiny home living in repurposed shipping containers. They can can accommodate four guests and come with fully equipped kitchenettes. Couples on the other hand, can book the cosier 20FT rooms

Regardless of which you pick, each room has  Google Home and a smart TV so you’ll have everything you need to keep yourself entertained during your stay. 

Outdoor “garden” area with artificial grass and colourful deck chairs

For those who come to experience a somewhat off-the-grid lifestyle, the container hotel also has outdoor lounge chairs in a “garden” area. You can even request an electric grill for a BBQ.

Rates: From $188/night
Address: 60 Pasir Ris Drive 3, Singapore 519497
Telephone: 8952 0535

SG Hotel On Wheel’s website

6. Lyf One-North – Co-living space with studio rooms for couples

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Lyf, Singapore’s largest co-living property, has just opened a new location in One-North. Within walking distance to One-North MRT, Lyf one-north is best suited for couples looking for a quick and affordable getaway thanks to their options of a loft (from $112) or a studio room (from $102). Each room is fitted with a queen-sized bed, a TV and high speed WiFi.  

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Bedroom of The One Of A Kind (studio)
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Lyf also has a gym and a 25M lap pool for all your fitspo needs. As a co-living space, they have no shortage of communal spaces like a rooftop hangout spot and a clubhouse and pavilion.

Rates: From $102/night
Address: 80 Nepal Park, Singapore 139409

Lyf By Ascott’s website

7. Duxton Reserve – 19th century-inspired hotel

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Duxton Duplex suite
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Duxton Reserve is a 19th century inspired hotel that is truly fit for an atas staycay. Located in Duxton, the hotel is near a variety of restaurants that include Japanese and Italian cuisine. Its rooms also scream royalty with classy furnishing and gold accents.

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Pearl Suite bedroom
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The rooms may look like they belong in a different century, but you can rest assured that they are well equipped with high speed internet, cable TV, and mini-bars. Duxton Reserve offers nine different room types, including a Duplex Suite (from $313), so there’s bound to be something suitable for you.

Rates: From $319/night|
Address: 83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540
Telephone: 6914 1428

Duxton Reserve’s website

8. Mint Hotel – Panoramic views of the skyline

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Mint Suite bedroom
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An incredible view is always welcomed and Mint Hotel, also known as One Farrer Hotel, definitely has it. Their suite rooms overlook Little India with windows that stretch across the walls.

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The olympic-sized pool is a must-visit when you stay here. With poolside cabanas in an open space, their pool area gives major resort vibes. 

Rates: From $250/night
Address: 1 Farrer Park Station Road, Singapore 217562
Telephone: 6363  0101

Mint Hotel’s website

– Newly renovated hotels in Singapore  – 

9. Wanderlust Hotel – Revamped with studio lofts from $250/night

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Studio Loft
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The newly revamped Wanderlust Hotel gives you the chance to experience staying in a loft apartment ($150), complete with a kitchen, desk, and sofa. They’ve also got cosy deluxe rooms ($102) equipped with queen-sized beds and a TV for a good stay.

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Located in Little India, the hotel is also in a central area for those who prefer exploring. If you’re looking to lounge around and chill, Wanderlust Hotel is also fitted with a rooftop jacuzzi for aesthetic IG-worthy photos. 

kotuwaKotuwa – a modern restaurant serving traditional curries and street eats.
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The hotel restaurant Kotuwa serves traditional Sri Lankan food, including Black Pepper Kithul Pork ($26), and Lamb Curry ($24)

Rates: From $170/night
Address: 2 Dickson Road, Singapore 209494
Telephone: 6396 3322

Wanderlust Hotel’s website 

10. Oasia Resort Sentosa – Unwind with top-notch spa services

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22.5M pool located in the heart of the resort
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For the ultimate pampering experience, Oasia Hotel (formerly Le Meridien) resembles an uber-modern spa resort, complete with zen vibes. Located near Oasia Spa and Siloso beach, the hotel will give you easy access to pamper sessions and relaxing days by the beach.

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Oasia Hotel is also home to a bar and grill, Bedrock Origin. Their all-day dining serves delicious options like Roasted Bone Marrow Beef Tartare ($38) and Kingfish Sashimi ($32) for foodies to indulge in.

Rates: From $637/night
Address: 23 Beach View, Sentosa, Singapore 098679
Telephone: 6818 3388

Oasia Hotel’s website

11. KeSa House – Modern shophouse living on Keong Saik 

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Standard bedroom
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For all the foodies out there, this one’s for you. KeSa House is located near Outram Park station, putting it within walking distance to an insane amount of good food, namely restaurants like Potato Head, Yanti Authentic Nasi Padang and Burnt Ends.

But aside from this, the hotel is equipped with cosy room spaces, featuring high speed WiFi and a king-sized bed. 

Premier room outdoor space
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For those who want to splurge, you can stay in the premier rooms (from $162) which come with a patio for those who prefer to stay in and lounge in comfort.

Rates: From $171/night
Address: 55 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089158
Telephone: 6958 1588

KeSa House’s website

Book your next staycay at these hotels

With the year quickly coming to an end, there’s no better time than now to start booking your next staycay. Whether you’re looking for some time to unwind or you just want to feel like a tourist in your own country, Singapore has no shortage of hotels to suit your needs. It’s time to make good use of your annual leave and properly pamper yourself before the year ends.

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Cover image adapted from: The Clan Hotel, @savingkaya, @autographhotels