From jungle views to city skyline views, on a budget or on a roll, here are the best staycation spots in Singapore for a perfect weekend getaway.
In need of a holiday, but don’t have enough time to hop on a plane? We feel you. Singapore’s fast-paced lifestyle can definitely get to you every now and then and the best way to beat the stress is to indulge in a vacation. From eco-friendly to luxurious to historical, Singapore has it all. Get packing and say goodbye to clouds of grey and hello to skies of blue!
Get ready to splurge on all things luxurious at the Capella Singapore, a lush resort located at the heart of Sentosa that will sweep you away from city life. With the South China Sea as the bungalow’s backyard, you’re in for tranquil jungle views all day, every day as you look out over endless green dotted with cool pools and endless places to lounge and relax.
Best for: A breath of fresh air
Address: 1 The Knolls, Singapore 098297
Price: SGD 500 – 1500 per night
Looking to really treat yourself? Marina Bay Sands is the place to be. Known as Singapore’s most iconic hotel, you’ll never run out of things to do at this gem. Cool off at the world’s largest infinity pool known for its unbeatable city views and spend the rest of the day exploring all the complex has to offer, from endless shopping and dining options to bars, clubs and shows. This one definitely stands out!
Best for: The crew who are always on the go
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956
Price: SGD 400 – 800 per night
Get your wistful boots on and head to the boutique hotel The Warehouse for something out of the ordinary. Located along the Singapore River, this 37-room boutique hotel is housed in a wonderful old heritage building constructed in 1875 along what was then part of the Straits of Malacca trade route. Now, the regal, white-shuttered old warehouse boasts a 2017 refurb that blends old school touches with modern panache in its historically-decorated rooms. Up for nibbles? Check out their classic dishes served up from its restaurant Po and craft cocktails to be found at the Lobby Bar. A blast from the past? Exactly.
Best for: A trip to old Singapore
Address: 320 Havelock Road Robertson Quay, Singapore 169628
Price: SGD 400 – 650 per night
Often regarded as one of Singapore’s most Instagrammable locations, thanks to its minimalistic, monochrome atmosphere, Lloyd’s Inn is a boutique hotel standing just five minutes away from Singapore’s crowded hub on Orchard Road. All about the aesthetics, it blends cool yet chic rooms with green terraces and a diving pool to give you a true urban oasis moment away from the action. Although it doesn’t have any F&B facilities, why not start your day with the Inn’s unique breakfast experience at making your own fare at their outdoor pantry before wrapping it up with your own cocktails at The Rock Terrace.
Best for: Fans of minimal chic – and an Instagram opportunity!
Address: 2 Lloyd Road, Singapore 239091
Price: SGD 150 – 250 per night
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Run by a team of crewbots, including award-winning robots Yoshi and Yolanda, Yotel Singapore definitely welcomes you to the future. With distinctive innovations including YOTEL-speak for bedrooms, SmartBeds and a Smart TV, a staycay at Yotel is definitely the smart choice. And, when you’re not being occupied by the crewbots and the out-of-the-ordinary service, head to the outdoor swimming pool for some sun and fun.
Best for: Fans of the future
Address: 366 Orchard Road, Singapore 238904
Price: SGD 150 – 600 per night
Escape Singapore’s rat-race lifestyle for a weekend of green, peace and tranquillity at Villa Samadhi. Built upon the legacy of Singapore’s colonial past in an old black-and-white garrison along a lush forest, the 20-room villa oozes heritage and history in every corner and detail. Treat your tastebuds to some local kueh (cakes) and sundowners followed by authentic Thai cuisine or modern Shan cuisine at their bungalow-housed restaurant Tamarind before taking a walk along the jungle boardwalk to soak in the atmosphere at the end of the day.
Best for: A no-phone weekend with the family
Address: 20 Labrador Villa Rd, Singapore 119193
Price: SGD 300 – 500 per night
Get your social skills on for a weekend getaway on a budget. Contemporary lifestyle hotel M Social Singapore is a great spot to head with friends with its bright, modern Philippe Starck decor, large communal spaces and restaurants perfect for socialising in. Factor in full-length windows in each room, presenting unbeatable views of Robertson Quay, and a 13-metre long bar and there are plenty of reasons to visit this lively spot.
Best for: A lively budget-friendly getaway with the pals
Address: 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore
Price: SGD 150 – 300 per night
Love your environment? The eco-friendly luxury hotel PARKROYAL on Pickering does too, with plenty of practices in place designed to minimise its effect on the environment. Based on the idea of a hotel in a garden, the PARKROYAL may be a full-service luxury hotel with all the trimmings you’d expect – full spa, modern rooms, infinity pool and cabanas and gym etc – but it’s all done in a setting that’s been carefully designed to envelop you in as much nature and green as possible from lush terraces to rooms with open views. A guilt-free staycay it is then!
Best for: Go green enthusiasts!
Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street, Singapore 058289
Price: SGD 250 – 400 per night
Calling all the art enthusiasts for a weekend of art heaven – you’ll want to check out Hotel Clover. Housed in a row of old two-storey shophouses, its design features every art medium imaginable picked from all around Southeast Asia from comic to pop, retro to kitsch in its individually decorated rooms. Unique, we told you!
Best for: The artsy ones
Address: 33 Jalan Sultan, Singapore
Price: SGD 900 – 2500 per night