Located in the River District, this 4-star 342-room hotel offers a complimentary shuttle service to favorite attractions in Singapore. The hotel has a fully-equipped business center with state-of-the-art technology that includes personal computers and printers. It also has a large outdoor swimming pool, pebbled walkways, and restaurants. Daily room rates are from S$350 to S$400.
Bayview Hotel Singapore
The 3-star 131-room hotel is located right in the heart of Singapore’s Heritage District, along Bencoolen Street, just off Bras Basah Road. The airy hotel, part of the Bayview International Hotels and Resorts chain, has clean and well-appointed rooms that come at very reasonable rates. The hotel has Wi-Fi broadband services, restaurants, a rooftop swimming pool with hydro facility, sauna, and fitness room. Average daily rate for rooms is S$350.
Excelsior Hotel Singapore
Found in Singapore’s Financial District, as well as located and sharing many of the same facilities with Peninsula Hotel, this 3-Star 271-room hotel offers spacious rooms for the value-conscious business travelers. The hotel is close to the National Museum and the party hubs of Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. The City Hall MRT Interchange is only a 5-minute walk away. It has a fully-equipped gym and two swimming pools. Average daily rates range from S$235 to S$354.
The Scarlet Hotel Singapore
The red-themed hotel with hip and chic design is located on the edge of Chinatown, and within walking distance to the MRT. This boutique hotel has 84 rooms. It was adjudged one of the world’s best new hotels in the 2005 Luxury Travel Awards and one of the best new hotels worldwide in the Conde Nast Traveler 2005 Hot List. The lowest rate for a standard room is S$290++, while the 2-bedroom Grand Suite is S$1,150++.
Hotel 81 chain
Hotel 81 Bencoolen, located on Bencoolen Street, is within walking distance to Singapore’s top museums, art galleries, historical sites, shopping centers, as well as a quick 5-minute walk from Dhoby Ghaut MRT station. This budget hotel has 215 rooms. Standard daily room rate is S$159 during off-season, with S$10-S$50 high-season surcharge.
Hotel 81 Bugis, located on Middle Road in Singapore’s Heritage District, is a short walk away from the Bugis Junction and the Bugis MRT station. It is also a short walk to the shopping and cinema complex of Shaw Towers. This budget hotel has 89 rooms. Standard daily room rate is S$180.
Hotel 81 Elegance is a 5-storey budget hotel with 120 rooms on Foch Road, near the intersection of Jl. Besar and Lavender St. on the northeastern edge of downtown Singapore. The Lavender MRT station is a 10-minute walk away. Standard daily room rate is S$180.
All rooms in the Hotel 81 chain are fully-airconditioned. They also have an attached bathroom or shower with heater, an in-room IDD telephone, coffee and tea making facilities, in-room television, hair dryer, and complimentary beverages for the guests.
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