The Best Hotels in Singapore

From over-the-top resorts on Sentosa Island to sleek business hotels in the Central Business District, Singapore accommodations run the gamut. Whether you choose to live large at the iconic, waterside Marina Bay Sands Hotel or stretch your Singapore dollar in a Chinatown hostel, comfort and cleanliness is generally top notch.
Collected by Afar Magazine
Photo courtesy of The Fullerton Hotel
1 Fullerton Square, Singapore 049178
For over 80 years The Fullerton Hotel has stood where the Singapore River meets Marina Bay as a member of Singapore’s old guard. The historic hotel invites guests to enjoy the same refined opulence it has offered for decades. The space has...
Photo courtesy of Fullerton Bay Hotel
80 Collyer Quay, Singapore 049326
Part of the waterfront development that includes sister property Fullerton Hotel and dining hub One Fullerton, the Fullerton Bay Hotel opened in 2010 and touts itself as the only hotel located on the Marina Bay waterfront. Unlike its sister hotel,...
Photo courtesy of Parkroyal on Pickering
3 Upper Pickering St, Singapore 058289
Seen from the street, the three-towered, blue-and-green glass property is remarkable for its connecting, undulating tiered design inspired by terraced Balinese rice paddies, and the elevated gardens that seem to hang from above. Designed by ...
Photo courtesy of Raffles Singapore
1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673
The hotel is scheduled to close completely for renovations beginning in December 2017. It is currently set to reopen in mid-2018. A hotel whose name is instantly recognizable, the Raffles Singapore is pure colonial confection, a landmark...
Photo courtesy of Sofitel So Singapore
35 Robinson Rd, Singapore 068876
Opened in 2014 as the third outpost of the French hotel company Accor’s SO brand (the first two were in Bangkok and Mauritius), this boutique spot brought a bit of glam and poked a bit of fun at this staid part of the city. Set in the heart...
Photo courtesy of Wanderlust Hotel
2 Dickson Rd, Singapore 209494
Another of attorney-turned-hotelier Loh Lik Peng’s boutique properties (along with the New Majestic), Wanderlust is perhaps the quirkiest hotel in Singapore, taking guests on a fanciful journey that befits its name. The building opened in...
Photo courtesy of New Majestic Hotel
31–37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089845
This hotel has closed.

Set in a row of shophouses—traditional double-use structures with a storefront on the street level, the owner’s residence on the floors above—the New Majestic Hotel is a small gem in Chinatown filled with...
Photo courtesy of Klapsons, The Boutique Hotel
15 Hoe Chiang Road, 01-01, Singapore 089316
This hotel has closed.

Clearly not designed by, or for, shrinking violets, Klapsons is as bold in its decor and colors as in its ambition to stand out among the buttoned-down business district hotels. The hotel’s moniker might sound...
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