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Rediscover The Lion City With 5 Singapore-themed Staycations

Explore Singapore in new ways while enjoying a luxurious stay.

By Mandy Lim Beitler      22 August 2022

Singapore is known for many things, from its multicultural heritage and colonial past to its architectural artistry and obsession with food. In the spirit of celebrating Singapore, rediscover our beautiful and resilient Garden City on five Singapore-themed staycation packages, perfect for the next weekend or the upcoming September school holidays.

“Singapore National Day” Stay at Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore

Leave those digital devices behind and take your kids for a walk down memory lane at the Copthorne King’s Hotel Singapore this month. Located a stone’s throw from the Singapore River, it’s an ideal base from which to explore historic Robertson Quay, Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. For every stay booked via its website, you will receive a Welcome Snack Box which comes with old school treats (like Magic Pops Candy and Pola Snack!) and classic games you can introduce to the next generation.

Need a more substantial taste of nostalgia? Drop by Princess Terrace during your stay, where its famous Penang-Peranakan buffet is offering 57 different items in honour of SG57. Enjoy a discount of $5.70 with every four diners, and free-flow soft drinks with a $5.70 top-up per person.

Valid for bookings and stays till August 31, from $216++ per night

To commemorate NS55, NSmen enjoy up to 22% off the Flexible Rate with Breakfast; more info at safra.sg/promotions/copthorne-king’s-hotel-singapore

403 Havelock Road, Singapore 169632
More info at www.millenniumhotels.com 


“Stay Singapore, Feel Singapore” at InterContinental Singapore

Pamper yourself with a stay in the well-appointed heritage room of your choice at the InterContinental Singapore. Then, hop on an audio-guided trishaw ride through the historical enclaves of Kampong Glam and Little India. Along the way, take in heritage wall murals and iconic landmarks, including the Sultan Mosque and Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, from a new perspective. After the trishaw returns you safely back to the hotel, tuck into the Classic Afternoon Tea experience at The Lobby Lounge. Culturally rich and indulgently relaxing, your “Stay Singapore, Feel Singapore” stay package ends with breakfast for two.

Valid for bookings and stays till December 31, from $412.25++ per night

80 Middle Road, Singapore 188966; Tel: 6338 7600


“Nature Lovers Playcation” at Shangri-La Singapore

In collaboration with Gardens by the Bay, Shangri-La Singapore sends the whole family on a lively learning adventure in our Garden City. Embark on a digital scavenger hunt created exclusively for hotel guests at the Flower Dome and Cloud Forest conservatories. You’ll also receive tickets to OCBC Skyway and welcome packs with plush toy, Cloud Forest notebook and planting kit to take home. The “Nature Lovers Playcation” is valid with a two-night stay in a Family Garden View Room for up to two adults and two children, and includes daily breakfast and playtime at buds by Shangri-La and outdoor waterplay area, Splash.

Valid for bookings and stays till December 31, from $850++ for 2 nights

22 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258350; Tel: 6737 3644


“Discover Tanjong Pagar: Cultural Getaway” at Sofitel Singapore City Centre

Explore the artistic side of Singapore in this artfully curated stay package. Awaiting you are locally inspired welcome drinks and a limited-edition tote bag designed by illustrator William Sim, containing a set of five postcards and beautifully hand-drawn trail map by artist Yip Yew Chong. Follow that trail to discover the latter’s vibrant street murals in the Tanjong Pagar neighbourhood, interspersed amid cultural landmarks, quaint shophouses and local eateries. After an inspiring day of art and cultural exploration, enjoy a rejuvenating night’s rest in Luxury Room at Sofitel Singapore City Centre, followed by a hearty breakfast for two the next morning.

Valid for bookings till August 31 for stays till December 30, from $350++ per night

9 Wallich Street, Singapore 078885; Tel: 6428 5000


“Heritage Safari – Cultural Gems” at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa

Looking for a truly memorable escape into Singapore’s multicultural heritage? Begin your two-night stay at The Barracks Hotel Sentosa with a bespoke experience at Joe’s Tailoring while you savour chocolate truffles and sip on prosecco. Then, decked out in your personalised safari shirt, hop into a Barracks Jeep to get to your choice of four walking tours through Singapore’s ethnic enclaves. Highlights include a private Chinese tea appreciation workshop in Chinatown, batik-making in Kampong Glam, popiah-making in Katong, and a photowalk through picturesque Tiong Bahru. The “Heritage Safari – Cultural Gems” package also includes daily breakfast, evening canapes, and The Barracks signature cocktails.

Valid for bookings and stays till December 24, from $2,988 nett for 2 nights

2 Gunner Lane, Palawan Ridge, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099567; Tel: 6722 0802

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