You are sure to have a fabulous time visiting the island city-state of Singapore. At the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, Singapore is a small yet highly advanced, always-on-the-move world-class metropolis.
With a glitzy skyline of densely packed skyscrapers, a chic cosmopolitan culture and lots to fun things to see and do, the city is a global melting pot attracting highly skilled and talented people from all over the world who have made Singapore their home.
The wide variety of sightseeing attractions in Singapore is matched by ample choice of accommodation options where you can book your stay. Whether it is easy-on-the-wallet hostel accommodation for backpackers, no frills low cost hotels for the budget traveller, or the sophisticated high-end hotels and top resorts for those seeking a luxurious stay, whatever your preference you will discover that Singapore has plenty of delightful accommodation choices in every category.
These are our top picks for places to stay in Singapore that are definitely worth checking out if you are planning a trip there soon.
Situated in one of Singapore’s most upmarket neighbourhoods, Lloyd’s Inn is a lovely boutique hotel with clean minimalist decor and a lot of soothing greenery. Considering it is just a short walk from the famous shopper’s paradise Orchard Road and its quieter side streets with many cool bars and restaurants, Lloyd’s Inn is surprisingly affordable and a real steal for the price, as compared to its counterparts in the area.
The hotel has 34 rooms all neatly fitted with good quality modern amenities. The pristine white rooms have all been given a refreshing nature theme touch. It could be an attached terrace overlooking the lush green garden with hammocks and sunbeds or even an attached outdoor shower to let in some element of nature. If it is available you should opt for a garden view room.
Since hotel prices near Orchard Street are among the highest in Singapore, Lloyd’s Inn is certainly a great find, offering you a good comfortable value stay in a top locality.
It is quite unlikely that you will leave Singapore without a trip to Sentosa Resort Island located just across the waters from downtown Singapore. Sentosa is a very popular tourist destination thanks to its casinos, beaches, Universal Studios, SEA Aquarium, golf courses and other entertainment attractions.
There are many resorts vying for your wallet at Sentosa but the one we particularly like is W Singapore - Sentosa Cove, a sprawling property with very interesting large spacious rooms that have dynamic mood lighting and botanical motifs. The spa themed rooms even come with a private plunge pool. This indulgent fun resort is perfect to enjoy by families travelling with children.
The main attraction to check into this property though, is the 24x7 pool. It is huge. All of 1338 square metres in fact with a swim up bar and underwater speakers. Overall W Singapore - Sentosa Cove is affordable luxury that is worth the experience.
When researching your stay options in Singapore also look up our Singapore Travel Guide to get to know the island country better, such as the best nightlife places, top festivals to visit, where you can try authentic local food and other travel related information. For help on applying for and getting your Singapore visa, you can go through our Visa Guide for Singapore.
An important point to include in your travel to-do list when planning your trip to Singapore, is buying international travel insurance. After all you would not want to risk anything going wrong with your carefully made vacation plans. It is quite simple to get Travel Insurance for Singapore as you can even purchase it online at your convenience.
Insuring your trip is essential to stay protected from mishaps or unforeseen emergencies that could range from your trip getting cancelled to losing your luggage or passport. Even any medical expenses that you incur during your trip could be reimbursed if you have travel insurance. So insure your trip, be at peace and have a great time exploring Singapore!