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New Hotels in Singapore 2019 – 2020

One of Southeast Asia’s most modern and dynamic cities, Singapore is also one of the most visited cities in the world. More than 17 million people visited Singapore in the first 11 months of 2019.

As the number of travelers continues to grow, new hotels are entering the market. Below you will find the new hotel openings in Singapore in 2019 and future hotel openings in 2020.

Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon

The Holiday Inn Express Serangoon

Opened: January 2019

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InterContinental Hotels Group – IHG’s fourth Holiday Inn Express hotel in Singapore, the Holiday Inn Express Serangoon is located within walking distance of Little India heritage area. Within a 20-minute drive of Changi Airport, Holiday Inn Express Singapore Serangoon offers convenient access to Farrer Park and Jalan Besar MRT stations where travellers can connect to Asia’s leading leisure destination including Sentosa, Botanic Garden, Marina Bay Sands, Merlion Park and Orchard Road. The hotel is also only a few minutes’ walk from the famous 24-hour Mustafa Shopping Centre, and City Square Mall. With the hotel situated between two important MRT stations, business travelers can easily access Kallang, MacPherson, Bugis, and Central Business District.

The hotel is surrounded by hip and innovative cafés, local and international restaurants, colourful shophouses, and a rich cultural heritage that offers unique sights and experiences only found in this part of Singapore.

The hotel offers free and fast Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel, free Express Start™ Breakfast, a 24-hour fitness room, and a self-service business centre, internet stations and laundry stations.

Fraser Residence Orchard Singapore

Fraser Residence Orchard

Opened: April 2019

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Designed to accommodate the needs of both business and leisure travelers, Fraser Residence Orchard, Singapore is a centrally located property that offers easy access to key commercial buildings, underground train systems, world-class medical facilities, as well as shopping malls along Singapore’s most renowned shopping street.

The fully-furnished Gold-Standard serviced residences provide a wide selection of apartments ranging from studio deluxe apartments ideal for executives travelling for business, to sleek and modern one-, two- or four-bedroom apartments that can comfortably accommodate long-staying families. Every apartment features contemporary interior design complemented by coveted art pieces, ultra-luxe furniture, and modern conveniences essential for living in a dynamic city. Residents can also enjoy a comprehensive range of lifestyle facilities including outdoor pools, aqua gym, jacuzzi, steam rooms, and a fully-equipped gymnasium, or unwind at the sky garden.

In addition to the luxurious apartment offerings and its accompanying suite of amenities, residents will enjoy great accessibility and convenience, being a mere five-minute walk to the Orchard MRT station which sits on the train line towards the city-state’s business district. Attractions like Gardens by the Bay, ArtScience Museum, Chinatown, Clarke Quay, Singapore Botanic Gardens—a UNESCO world heritage site—and the Singapore Flyer can be easily accessed via the Orchard MRT station, enabling guests to immerse themselves in the city’s colourful culture with ease.

YotelAir Singapore Changi Airport

YOTELAIR Singapore Changi Airport

Opened: April 2019

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Located on Level 4, Lobby H of Jewel Changi Airport, YOTELAIR Singapore Changi Airport is the perfect place to refresh, relax and rejuvenate after a flight, during long layovers or even before super early flights.

YOTELAIR Singapore Changi Airport is the only hotel within the Jewel Changi complex and is easily accessible from all four terminals at Changi Airport, making it perfect for busy international travellers and transit passengers alike. The stunning location also makes it an ideal destination for Singaporeans who want to check out Jewel’s shopping scene, food and beverage options as well as many other attractions.

The new hotel features 130 cabins ranging from Premium Queen Cabins, ideal for two people, to larger Family Cabins sleeping four, ideal for friends or families. The hotel also features fully Accessible Cabins, catering to the needs of all travellers.

The hotel provides complimentary super-fast WiFi and makes it easy to stream your own content directly to the in-cabin SMART TVs. Catering to the needs of the modern traveller, the hotel can be booked by the hour for a minimum of four hours, with check-in / check-out options around the clock, offering a flexible travel experience to the busy traveller on the go.

Guests can also connect, unwind and recharge at KOMYUNITI, YOTELAIR’s signature public space and social hub, also ideal for co-working and informal meetings. Spanning two levels, the 68-seat space is accessible 24/7 and serves up light snacks and refreshments throughout the day. Breakfast packages are also available for those who would like to enjoy a full continental breakfast during their stay.

Outpost Hotel Sentosa

The Outpost Hotel Sentosa

Opened: April 2019

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Occupying a conserved heritage area on Singapore’s Sentosa island, The Outpost Hotel at Sentosa serves as a window to the island’s history while providing a modern experience for the stylish, discerning traveller. The hotel is also strategically located close to the Sentosa causeway, placing guests no more than 15 minutes from major business districts and attractions in Singapore. Exclusively for adults, The Outpost Hotel is a great choice for both business and leisure stay.

The guest rooms are modern and chic, featuring a distinctive black and white palette complemented by hints of gold and metallic. Room amenities include toiletry kits by Australian beauty brand APPELLES Apothecary & Lab, pillow mist kits for turndown service, water filtration system, and a customised minibar where guests can pick their favourite wine, snacks, and chocolates with compliments from the hotel.

Perched on the rooftop of the hotel is an exciting new restaurant and bar concept that is poised to be the hot spot of the property. It promises revolutionary dining with the panoramic view of the South China Sea plus the most romantic location to enjoy the night sky. Not forgetting that it is also a prime spot to watch the nightly fireworks display by Wings of Time at Siloso Beach.

To complete the experience, the hotel offers unique limousine service for guests to arrive in grand style or to travel around Singapore in luxurious comfort. Guests can also enjoy a specially crafted tour to explore the city’s best kept secret attractions.

Village Hotel Sentosa

Village Hotel at Sentosa

Opened: April 2019

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Offering a host of services and amenities tailor-made to put children (and the young at heart) at the centre of any vacation, a wonderful and differentiated family-friendly experience awaits guests at the Village Hotel at Sentosa.

Families of up to four staying at Village Hotel at Sentosa can opt for family rooms comprising two connecting rooms with their respective en suite bathrooms and double the amenities. At Village Hotel at Sentosa, children of guests who have booked the family rooms will be accorded the Village Important Kids (VIK) treatment from the moment they arrive. To recognise how important they are, a special child-friendly VIK priority check-in counter is available, giving them opportunity to ‘take charge’ and check-in on behalf of the family.

To keep the young ones entertained, special activities such as pool games, face painting sessions and sculpted balloon giveaways are available. And while the kids are having fun, the adults can join Aqua Zumba classes in the Pamukkale Pool or go on our recommended cycling trails around Sentosa.

Located on the lobby level of the hotel, Native Kitchen is the latest islander-inspired restaurant managed by Refinery Concepts. Designed as a carefree oasis with a homely yet sophisticated vibe, the all-day dining restaurant serves up authentic and wholesome cuisine from the tropics in a setting that welcomes the sharing of meals and conversations. The menu celebrates the best of Asian and Polynesian island culture and cuisine, using the freshest ingredients and culinary techniques that bring out their natural flavours. Well-loved local favourites will be featured in the menu, alongside international food to suit all palates.

The restaurant also offers a breakfast buffet made up of a wide variety of Asian and Western dishes for the hotel’s guests.

To complete the experience, the hotel offers a shuttle service to connect guests to the city. Available at every 30-minute interval, the shuttle service operates between VivoCity and the hotel. From VivoCity, guests have convenient access to taxis, public buses and MRT lines, placing them just minutes away from Singapore’s major attractions and shopping destinations.

kesa house

KeSa House

Opened: April 2019

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Designed for those who want to stop-over or stay a while, KeSa House is a new boutique hotel with cleverly constructed rooms that feature customised smart space solutions and homely touches. s KeSa House is located in one of Singapore’s most eclectic, stylish & culturally rich neighbourhoods, right in heart of the stylish Chinatown and just a stone’s throw from Singapore’s Central Business District.

The property has many F&B concepts under one roof with each unique in style. Young Master Brewery, Hong Kong’s largest independent brewery, brings you The Guild, a new restaurant and bar serving up contemporary comfort food paired with a comprehensive drinks menu featuring craft beers (19 on tap), cocktails, and all-natural wines. Pasta Bar is an intimate alcove dedicated to the celebration of pasta, seasonal produce and all things Italian. The Old Man is a quirky restaurant & bar pays tribute to the celebrated writer and noted cocktail enthusiast, Ernest Hemingway, a man who once remarked, “I drink to make other people interesting.” Mag’s is a chic and intimate restaurant serving up modern French cuisine and a curated wine & sake list boasting over 150 different labels. The ‘j ne sais quoi’, watching your chef lovingly preparing your meal from the open kitchen. Located in the rejuvenated Keong Saik Road neighbourhood, a vibrant enclave in the heart of Singapore’s bustling Chinatown, Olivia Restaurant & Lounge transports guests to a setting that is unique to Barcelona.

Capri by Fraser China Square

Capri by Fraser, China Square / Singapore

Opened: May 2019

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Frasers Hospitality has opened its latest hotel residence, Capri by Fraser, China Square, in Singapore. Located right beside Chinatown, ideally placed for business and leisure travellers, the property is in the heart of the CBD. Featuring 304 rooms in Superior, Deluxe, Executive and Studio configurations, the hotel has many communal areas as well, based on the concept of social living.

It is a short walk from many of Singapore’s most vibrant attractions for visitors and locals alike. Soak up the heritage of old Chinatown and discover an array of restaurants and bars on Club Street and beyond. Walk in the opposite direction and explore the delights of the Singapore River, with entertainment venues at Clarke Quay, Boat Quay and even Marina Bay within easy reach, and even easier to enjoy, especially after dark.

Guests are no longer need to insert their room cards to activate power in their rooms. Instead, all rooms are powered by smart control technology that detects guest occupancy, improving overall energy efficiency. Innovation and technology are also used to enhance lifestyle needs, like wireless speakers and soundbars synced to your own playlist in each room, and ambient music playing from the underwater speakers in the rooftop pool.

From the Den – a vibrant  24/7 social hub fitted with fresh designer furniture, wireless charging pads, games and refreshments – to Singapore’s first 24/7 state-of-the-art hotel gym with interactive Prama flooring, and even the brand’s signature self-service laundrette Spin & Play, with Atari Pong to test your skills on, the social living experience is elevated with communal spaces designed for fun, interaction and networking.

Hotel Soloha

Hotel Soloha

Opened: August 2019

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Hotel Soloha is a new 45-room boutique hotel located in the hip Keong Saik Road area in Singapore’s Chinatown district. ‘Soloha’ combines ‘so’, an expressive adverb that emphasizes the idea of ‘to such a great extent’ and ‘aloha’, the catchy Hawaiian greeting that is about living life; calling on guests to pay it a visit for a little adventure.

Room categories at the boutique hotel range from standard to suites. All rooms are outfitted with high-end sanitary wares, plush-comfy beds, and ambient lighting scenes, ensuring modern comfort in a quaint conservation setting. 

lyf Funan

The Lyf Funan

Opened: September 2019

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CapitaLand’s lodging business unit, The Ascott Limited (Ascott), has opened lyf Funan Singapore, the largest coliving property in Southeast Asia. Located in the heart of Singapore’s Civic & Cultural District, lyf Funan Singapore is at the epicentre of the city-state’s buzzing retail, commercial, social and cultural belt. Spanning about 121,000 square feet in gross floor area, lyf Funan Singapore houses 412 rooms across 279 apartments. The nine-storey coliving property will have easy access, via a sheltered underground walkway, to the City Hall Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) interchange that is well- connected to the rest of the city.

lyf Funan Singapore is an integral part of CapitaLand’s Funan integrated development, which also comprises two office blocks and a mall offering cutting-edge retail concepts, coworking spaces, urban farm, theatre, cinema, artisan shops, craft workshops, gymnasium, rock climbing, and futsal facility. Guests of lyf Funan Singapore can enjoy convenience with the plethora of recreational, retail, dining and commercial options right at their doorstep at Funan as well as surrounding landmarks such as CapitaLand’s iconic integrated development Raffles City Singapore and the National Gallery Singapore. Catering to both short and long stays, lyf Funan Singapore is ideal for leisure and business travellers, expatriates, global assignees as well as digital nomads.

lyf Community – A New Way to Belong lyf Funan Singapore will offer instagrammable ‘Connect’ social zones such as coworking spaces and an arena for activities such as hackathons, innovation talks, music jamming sessions, cooking sessions, or workshops with artisans. At its ‘Bond’ social kitchen, guests can prepare home-cooked meals, take cooking classes and socialise while learning more about global cuisines from other residents. Residents can work out and have fun with quirky design and interactive elements such as a giant ball pit, a giant-sized Connect Four set and the ‘Burn’ social gymnasium with a human-sized hamster wheel, evoking lyf’s unique and fun brand personality. They can hang out at the ‘Wash & Hang’ laundromat and strike up new conversations while waiting for their laundry to be done.

Citadines Balestier

Citadines Balestier Singapore

Opened: September 2019

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Ascott’s new Citadines Balestier Singapore property is near the Novena MRT station (Singapore’s metro system). Apart from sitting atop a three-story retail podium, the immediate vicinity offers an array of shopping and dining options. It is a short drive to the Orchard Road shopping district and the Central Business District.

Citadines Rochor Singapore will have the flexibility of taking in daily stays under full hotel licenses.

Ji Hotel Orchard

Ji Hotel Orchard Singapore

Opened: September 2019

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Ji Hotel Orchard Singapore is Huazhu Hotels Group’s first property outside China where it has more than 4,000 hotels including over 600 Ji Hotels. It has a prime location next to Orchard Road shopping belt. Within walking distance to Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station and CapitaLand’s iconic mall Plaza Singapura, it is surrounded by cultural, leisure and retail attractions as well as commercial buildings.

Raffles Singapore

Raffles Singapore

Re-Opened: October 2019

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After shutting its doors in February 2017, Raffles Singapore officially reopened in October 2019 after a careful and sensitive three-phased restoration. The iconic Raffles Hotel, which was built in 1887 as a 10-room hotel, has undergone just two restorations in its 133-year history. The property is declared a National Monument a century later by the Singapore Government in 1987. The hotel has welcomed countless legendary names throughout its history. Writers, movie stars, dignitaries, journalists… They all found inspiration and conviviality here. Among the many luminaries were Rudyard Kipling, Elizabeth Taylor, Somerset Maugham, Ava Gardner and Noel Coward.

From humble beginnings in 1887, it now houses a variety of restaurants, bars and numerous upscale shops, in addition to its luxury suites. The revitalized Raffles Singapore offers luxurious all-suite accommodations, across nine distinct suite categories: State Room Suites, Courtyard Suites, Palm Court Suites, Personality Suites, Residence Suites, Promenade Suites, Studio Suites, Grand Hotel Suites and Presidential Suites. Residence, Promenade and Studio suites, are the three latest additions to the hotel’s existing line-up. The total suite count increases from 103 suites to 115 suites.

Guests and locals will also delight in exploring the worldly restaurants and bars at Raffles Singapore, including restaurant collaborations with Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, of the three-Michelin star Maison Pic in Valence, France; venerable French Master Chef Alain Ducasse; and Chef Jereme Leung, known for his innovative Chinese cooking. At the refreshed Long Bar, travellers will continue to enjoy the hotel’s most famous cocktail, the original Singapore Sling, along with the timeless tradition of tossing peanut shells on the floor.

Citadines Rochor

Citadines Rochor Singapore

Opened in December 2019

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Citadines Rochor Singapore is part of an integrated development that also comprises a retail podium, Tekka Place. With the Rochor MRT station right at its doorstep and two other MRT lines within walking distance, the serviced residence is next to the burgeoning Ophir-Rochor Corridor and Beach Road area – emerging commercial hubs with large-scale integrated developments and recreational spots.

Barracks Hotel Sentosa

The Barracks Hotel Sentosa

Opened: December 2019

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Far East Hospitality, Singapore’s leading operator of hotels and serviced residences, opened its third hotel on Sentosa, The Barracks Hotel Sentosa, which was formerly used as a military outpost during the colonial period.

The meticulously restored British artillery outpost now provides “an ultra-exclusive” experience that is “tailor-made for the discerning traveller seeking timeless luxury and service with attention to detail.

Of the 40 available rooms across two storeys, 33 are 312 sq ft premier rooms; six are 635 sq ft suites with a king-size bed each; and the last is a 312 sq ft accessible room fitted with a queen-size bed. In each premier room are a king or twin bedroom with an en suite bathroom, and an outdoor patio for those on the ground floor or a balcony for those on the second floor. The patio comes with direct access to the pool. For the suites, semi-private jacuzzi access is available.

The Clan Hotel Singapore

The Clan Hotel Singapore

Opening: Q3 2020

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The Clan Hotel Singapore is the latest brand to be added to Far East Hospitality’s portfolio. A modern luxury hotel, the 324-room property has an inventory comprising four room types: Superior Room, Deluxe Room, as well as the Premier and Grand Premier Room, which are part of the hotel’s MASTER Series rooms that offer highly customised services to inspire a sense of belonging at every step of the guest’s travel journey. These include immediate room check-in services at the airport with limousine transfer or luggage forwarding, a welcome tea ceremony serving Chinese tea and traditional snacks, and turndown services with blooming flower tea and essential oil rollers.

The hotel is sited at the crossroads of culture and commerce, and only minutes away from commercial buildings in Raffles Place, Collyer Quay and One Fullerton; heritage streets around Far East Square, Telok Ayer Street, Amoy Street, Club Street, Ann Siang Hill, Lau Pa Sat and Chinatown; as well as uniquely Singaporean sights such as the Marina Bay and Gardens by the Bay.

To bring to life the best of local experiences for its guests, The Clan Hotel Singapore will be collaborating with these artists to create authentic touchpoints that represent Singapore-inspired hospitality. These include customised in-room dining experiences, personalised precinct tours, photo walks, and food tours, as well as shoe-shining services. These collaborations are set to be unveiled over the course of next year.

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore

Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore

Opening: Q2, 2020

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Scheduled to soft open by the second quarter of 2020, Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore is located within the grounds of the acclaimed Laguna National Golf & Country Club, just 10 minutes by car from Changi International Airport and 15 minutes from downtown.

Comprising 198 tastefully-decorated rooms and suites plus eight pavilions showcasing the best of contemporary design, this luxurious hotel also includes, The Greenhouse, an all-day dining multi-ethnic restaurant with show kitchens, the Legends Bar, a pool bar and grill – Tee Deck, a Dusit deli and Laguna National’s award-winning The Nest restaurant.

Among other facilities are a fully-equipped gym, 3 swimming pools, three tennis courts, a putting green, and Devarana Spa. Guests also enjoy easy access to the Driving Range and two championship golf courses – the Masters and the Classic.

The hotel offers a large pillarless ballroom (seating up to 520 guests) with a pre-function area overlooking the golf course. In addition, there will be three boardrooms, two meeting rooms and two large event lawns.


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