Making a trip to Singapore soon? Or have you already planned your trip here? Either way, we’re excited to see more tourists coming to Singapore and exploring our nation which is filled with rich history and many possibilities. However, have you thought of accommodation and where you would like to stay at for accessibility to many places such as attractions? If you have yet to do so, we’ve got plenty of options for you to choose from.
While it’s normal to book your stay at traditional hotels, try switching up your vacation to Singapore by staying at boutique hotels! Most of them offer various personalised services, intimate experiences and they are located at neighbourhoods that can give you a better localised experience. To enhance your reading experience, we will be including what’s special about each hotel and what their previous guests have to say about them!
1. The Vagabond Club
If you are interested in exploring a vintage Art Deco building then The Vagabond Club would be perfect for you. Located within the central heritage district, this boutique hotel offers an extensive selection of rooms for you to choose from. You can even check out their art executive club suite and vagabond executive club suite for a more personalised touch to your stay. The specialty of this hotel you ask? It’s got to be their whiskey library and jazz club! Claimed as one of the ‘world’s greatest whiskey bars’, you can expect to attend intimate theatre sessions, artist evenings, independent film premieres while indulging in some fine whiskey among many other drinks!
Review from a guest- “I've stayed here a few times now on stopovers. What a warm welcome every time! Chelm in the lounge is a superstar and on a recent visit made me feel right at home after a long trip. Very personable and willing to go the extra mile. Thank you!”
Prices begins from $390 and it is located at 39 Syed Alwi Rd, Singapore 207630.
2. The Unlimited Collection by Oakwood Collection
Another hotel you should probably look into is The Unlimited Collection by Oakwood. Posing different vibes and experiences to each of their properties, you can try switching up your stay at the different locations of their hotels. Located near the central at Orchard, Chinatown and Little India, you will be greeted with the wonderful scenes of Singapore every day. What’s special about these hotels under the Oakwood is their extended stay with them. So, if you do decide to stay for a little longer or even decide to stay permanently, you get to have your room as your permanent room! They have personal destination service programmes available for you to check out if you are interested!
Review from a guest- “A place that I would easily call my second home. Love the service of the curators and the manager, specifically Hitesh and Olesia. Their superb service made my stay there comfortable and happy during the taxing time of my house renovation. Loved their renovation package that offered reasonable prices during our stay. As many have mentioned, the free laundry service is amazing.”
Prices begins from $240 and since they have multiple properties, take a look at their website to find out more!
3. Hotel Soloha
Looking forward to a little more colour and bigger personality? Hotel Soloha’s urban chic jungle theme is the one for you! As described by them ‘Every nook and cranny of the rooms in Hotel Soloha are treated with attention to detail so as to inspire a homely stay. That’s when you actually feel at home away from home’. Where art and heritage speaks its own language, guests will get to enjoy their Takeshi Noodle Bar. Brought to you by Tipsy Collective, dry laksas and even bowls of ramen are ready to be served to their guests.
Review from a guest- “Friendly staff and nice room. The staff decorated the room upon my request to surprise my partner for her birthday with balloons and complimentary birthday treat. A BIG thank you to all the staff who help! Great location. Lots of good food around”
Prices begins from $118 and it is located at 12 Teck Lim Road, Singapore 088387.
4. Amoy Boutique Hotel
Inspired by the Zhangzhou people from China, Amoy Hotel is a tribute to the area’s trading past and the hotel of choice for today’s modern business traveller. Especially if you are a heritage fan and love these antique items, this hotel will be perfect for you the stay at and experience the history. What’s even more interesting about these places are their fun cooking classes and workshops available! From making your own Ang Ku Kuehs to having tea appreciation workshops and cooking classes, you’ll be busy indulging in the local experience.
Review from a guest- “ Wonderful hotel with super friendly staff. It's really nice that they remembered and addressed you by your name throughout the stay there. Bed is comfortable, room is different from typical hotel. Most important, good food is just outside. The free breakfast was spectacular too!”
Prices begins from $260 and it is located at 76 Telok Ayer St, Singapore 048464.
5. Lyf Funan
While sleeping in loft beds may not exactly be your ideal vacation idea, Lyf Funan might change your mind with their studio apartments. Located above Funan mall, it’s definitely an accessible location for tourists to stay in especially if you love cozy small places. Don’t be fooled by the space because there’s so much stuff that you can fit in and explore the communal spaces to get to know more people at their lounge, kitchen and even gym!
Review from a guest- “Affordable, clean, hip, trendy and super convenient to travel around and is located in a mall with rock climbing facility right in the middle! Plus, it has a huge coworking space and super-fast Wi-Fi! It is also located next to historical Fort Canning where you can for your jog and experience the historical site!”
Prices begins from $144 and it is located at 67 Hill Street, #04-01, Singapore 179370.
6. Porcelain Hotel
Chinese porcelains in the hotel? A little more on the traditional side as well, getting to The Porcelain Hotel could be your local experience you’ll take back home which explores the rich traditional patterns of Chinese porcelains mix with modern striking of colour at this hotel. From standard single suites to theme suites. This includes looking at the cool architecture within the hotel with vibrant colours.
Review from a guest- “ Rooms are clean and well maintained. Size is just nice for single or couple travellers. Pricing is reasonable. Located in a very strategic location in Chinatown, not too busy and yet has the amenities in 50 steps or less away. Close to MRT station and huge malls. Highly recommended”.
Prices begins from $150 and it is located at 48 Mosque Street Singapore 059526.
7. The Scarlet Singapore
If you’re a fan of everything vintage, especially if you wish to live in a vintage themed hotel with a seamless blend of heritage and modernity. Famed for being the first luxury boutique hotel and one of the oldest conservation building in Singapore, the Scarlet Singapore is a world of design and colour as you step through their doors of a stylish, luxurious, dramatic and theatrical hotel. With its preservation of the pre-World War Two architecture, you can look forward to the row of 1868 shophouses and vintage 1924 art deco building.
Review from a guest- “The hotel we initially booked for our stay in Singapore was horrible and we were glad to have found Scarlet and switched hotel the next day. We booked the Executive Room, it’s slightly smaller than most hotel rooms we’re used to but it’s cozy with good ambiance and a very comfortable bed! The room was clean and we had really good sleep. The staff were friendly and helpful. It’s close to Chinatown, a hawker center, restaurants and bars. We definitely will stay here again.”
Prices begins from $216 and it is located at 33 Erskine Road, Singapore 069333.
8. The Pod Boutique Capsule
If you prefer a more natural modern and minimalistic living environment, The Pod Boutique Capsule Hotel would be your ideal place to stay at. Located along the outskirts of the Singapore Central Business District, The POD Boutique Capsule Hotel’s idyllic location makes for easy access to the heart of the financial centre and bustling Haji Lane. What’s unique about this capsule hotel is that you can even book a business pod for when you’re visiting or just need a quiet space.
Review from a guest- “Awesome experience. I like the concept very very well. It's a very pleasant stay with peaceful atmosphere. The room was well maintained with all norms. Customer service was also good. Its very near to Haji Lane and near to Bugis metro station. So both travelling and hanging out wont be an issue. Must definitely try The Pod at least once. Verdict : A lifetime experience ”
Prices begins from $40 and it is located at 289 Beach Road, Level 3.
9. Yotel Singapore
Take a step backwards from your usual traditional hotels and find yourself enjoying a different experience with Yotel Singapore! Get the smart design, creative use of technology and great people all at once as they provide you with unique spaces of its own personality. Promising these values, you can be rest assured you have a one-of-a-kind experience while having fun exploring Singapore! What’s even more interesting is their komyuniti central hub which allows you to have a multi-functional space designed to create a sense of community if you want to network, socialise, relax or even have a meal.
Review from a guest- “Small space but it provide everything i need. Aircon, table, tv, nice comfortable bed and pillow, hot water, kettle, ref, soap towel etc, nice staff, great location just across the ION ORCHARD at MRT orchard station. Best deal!! I got for only 110-120 sgd per night (queen bedroom with view)”
Prices begins from $214 and it is located at 366 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238904.
10. Heritage Collection
In need of a long-term accommodation within easy access to the neighbourhoods of Singapore? Heritage Collection’s got your back. From different locations available for you to choose from according to your preference, you’ve got yourself a solid deal if we must say. Helping you to personalise your accommodation and having a cultural neighbourhood to get to is definitely hard to miss. From fully equipped kitchenette to complimentary laundry facilities, you’ve got the whole package for yourself.
Review from a guest- “Location is 10/10. In the middle of two famous food courts, plenty of choices of your daily different appetite. I’d also like to specially thank Mary and Alosia who provided timely assistance during my stay. Will definitely recommend to my friends who plan to visit Singapore.”
Prices begins from $145 and they have multiple locations which you can find out more from their website!
11. Hotel Nuve
In need of a relaxing day as you stay in your hotel? What are your thoughts about having a spa day? You can purchase a specially curated spa kit and pamper yourself and your loved ones by taking the time to have a break from all the hustle and bustle in your daily lives. Upgrade your stay with playing like the locals by loaning some fun games like monopoly, jenga, snake and ladder, poker cards and many more! With easy access to nearby pools, jacuzzi and delicious food in nearby shophouses, you’ll never get bored of staying here and exploring Singapore.
Review from a guest- “Booked a night at the Suite Photographer and the room is bigger than shown in the picture. Mini-Bar was very generous and the receptionist (Joel) was super polite and professional at the same time.”
Prices begins from $130 and they have multiple locations around Singapore which you can get more information from their website!
12. The Great Madras
Don’t be fooled by their small hotel because even though they only have 34 rooms, they’ve got co-living spaces with king sized beds and as a hotel with personality, attitude and service. If you haven’t got time to clean up yourself, a barber in their lobby might be able to make you look sharp, leaving you feeling dapper. Food options? No worries for you can head to their bistro to taste some delicious Halal food and chill at their lounge. Feel like taking a dip? Check out their pool available for their guests and take some pictures for the gram while you’re at it.
Review from a guest- “The food was super good, super worth for the money.. Customer service at its best? Best top 10 places I’ve been to.”
Prices begins from $103 and it is located at 28 Madras St, Singapore 208422.
13. Hotel G
With many options of rooms for you to choose from, you’ll be able to find the right one for you. It’s even perfect for families with their family room that comes many amenities. If you’re planning to keep fit while travelling, you can make a trip to their fitness center with an American boxing gym, treadmills, weights and many more. Oh, but the best has yet to come. With their perks and offers you can access, you can be sure to save a couple of dollars and still enjoy the full experience!
Review from a guest- “Excellent location, Friendly and polite staff, Great value of money, Popular restaurant and bar, Good cleanliness.”
Prices begins from $112 and it is located at 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980.
14. Hotel Clover The Arts
An art lover or just love to appreciate art? Nestled between Boat Quay and Clarke Quay, art-themed Hotel Clover is characterised by modern art and chic design which aims for their guests, both local and travellers to develop a relationship with all the tangible, unadulterated art around their hotel. Just like this adorable panda themed room, there are many arts displayed in different rooms which were done by arts and design schools in Singapore. If you wish to enjoy some time outside while you’re there, you can make your way to their rooftop garden terrace to soak up some sun and enjoy some peace and quiet.
Review from a guest- “I had a lovely stay here the rooms were very small but very clean and the air conditioning is great. Lovely staff and in good walking distance to the subway.”
Prices begins from $116 and it is located at 58 South Bridge Rd, Singapore 058689.
15. Check-Inn @ Little India
Known for their black and white exterior giving off a very aesthetically pleasing feel, get onboard with Check Inn’s extraordinary experience of the British Colonial style. Situated right next to the Indian cultural district, you can immerse yourself in the full experience with an array of sights to behold from mouth-watering dishes to eye catching art murals all around you! In favour of simplistic looks all around the hotel? You’ve got it!
Review from a guest- “Amazing location right next to the MRT and Little India. The rooms are small but clean and the service was excellent. We stayed in a double room as a couple, and it was a reasonably priced room for its location. We would recommend!”
Prices begins from $89 and it located at 60 Kerbau Rd, Singapore 219184.
16. Porcelain Hotel
Enjoy the rich traditional patterns of Chinese porcelains mix with modern striking colours at Porcelain Hotel, the perfect location for those who want to blend in the mixture of modern interiors with the old charm. Brilliantly located on one of Chinatown’s best-known historical lanes, Porcelain Hotel lies perfectly on Mosque Street, surrounded by traditional and picturesque shops. With 7 different room categories for you to choose from as well as facilities and services for you to enjoy, you don’t need to worry about accommodation anymore!
Review from a guest- “Good, value for money hotel. Very convenient location in the heart of Chinatown. Clean and friendly staff.”
Prices begins from $89 and it is located at 48 Mosque St, Singapore 059526.
17. The Quincy Hotel
Quincy Hotel Singapore is just a stroll away from fashionable Orchard Road. Take a walk and discover local eats, high-end shopping, and everything in-between as you indulge in wherever your individuality takes you. Enjoy stay inclusions that include daily breakfast with extended hours, 24-hour lounge access with light refreshments, and evening cocktail. You'll live life to the fullest here, whether you're spending a few days or just a few hours.
Review from a guest- “The welcome snack was great! Superbly clean rooms. Immensely kind and helpful staff. Great location just off Orchard Road. Would be happy to visit again soon, we felt very well taken care of :)"
Prices begins from $264 and it is located at 22 Mount Elizabeth, Singapore 228517.
18. The Warehouse Hotel
Built in 1895 along the Singapore River as part of the Straits of Malacca trade route, The Warehouse Hotel area was previously a hotbed of secret societies, underground activity, and liquor distilleries. Today, while much of that history has disappeared, The Warehouse Hotel has been meticulously restored as a modern 37-room boutique hotel, focusing on heritage and local culture. Fitted with luxurious essentials, created and curated by industry experts, to make your stay simply unforgettable, they’ve got multiple rooms for you to choose from with spectacular views of Singapore River!
Review from a guest- “We had a free upgrade!! Not to mention the room was so clean and the service was impeccable!! Amazing first time experience for a birthday staycation”
Prices begins from $299 and it located at 320 Havelock Road, Robertson Quay, 169628.
19. Lloyd’s Inn
Taking a minimalist and almost reductive approach, Lloyd’s Inn attempt to layer the multiple relationships between the city, hotel, nature and the traveller. Raw finishes of the walls and floors run throughout the building and into the rooms; free of ornamentations and symbolism, the spaces celebrate the raw virtues and beauty of nature and the essence of contemporary life on the road. Offering travellers, a tranquil immersive experience in an oasis of nature. Conveniently located near plentiful eateries, shopping, and transport links; Lloyd’s Inn is both an abode in the city, and a space to escape and reconnect at the same time.
Review from a guest- “It's one of the best hotels in Singapore. Will definitely stay here again. The staff are very helpful. More so than the staffs in 5 star hotels.”
Prices begins from $169 and it located at 2 Lloyd Rd, Singapore 239091.
20. Naumi Hotel
The design of every Naumi hotel is built behind a story of architectural and artistic concept brought to life by modern and cutting-edge design visions. Each Naumi property represents a definitive hospitality style fuelled by the desire to be whimsical, experiential and innovative. Their corporate initiative includes their pledge to support Community Foundation Singapore providing grants for education and women welfare purposes. From donating profits to partnering with charities and organisations, help support Naumi Hotel by staying with them!
Review from a guest- “We came here for a staycation to celebrate our anniversary!! The place is amazing especially the view from the rooftop pool!! They even gave us a special surprise for our anniversary, so sweet!! Will be back again for sure ”
Prices begins from $221 and it is located at 41 Seah St, Singapore 188396.
21. Studio M
Situated in the bustling entertainment precinct of Robertson Quay and the renowned Orchard Road, Studio M Hotel Singapore offers contemporary Loft-inspired living spaces to work, rest and play designed by Italian style maestro and architect, Piero Lissoni. With complimentary access to their swimming pool and gym, you can look forward to keeping fit while having a relaxing stay. Without forgetting their floor to ceiling windows, you’re in for a treat to their wonderful view of the Singapore River.
Review from a guest- “Got the loft, rly pretty room with the big window, toilets are a bit small. Service is great, thank you to the front-desk staff and trainee. Lunch with complimentary lunch coupons was also great. Amazing convenient location at Robertson Quay/ near Clarke Quay.”
Prices begins from $145 and it is located at 3 Nanson Rd, Singapore 238910.
22. The Sultan
Whether your interest is in history or art, mixology or gastronomy, shopping or beauty, there’s something for everybody! Plan your very own unforgettable The Sultan vacation using their specially curated guides and itineraries that feature their most illustrious and unmissable neighbours and partners in this hip ‘hood. Crafted from our collection of Late and Second Transitional Shophouses, no two rooms in The Sultan are exactly the same, spanning different visual themes, views and spatial set-ups. Discover a new experience of the familiar every time you stay with them.
Review from a guest- “Clean rooms, authentic look, great staff. Enjoyed the sitting area on the roof and great Cafe across the road. Located around places to eat and walking distance to the stadium. 24/7 front desk staffed. Bar looks great, didn't get to try food. Not for every type of traveller but the for the right type of traveller.”
Prices begins from $98 and it is located at 101 Jln Sultan, #01-01, Singapore 199002.
23. Hotel Indigo
Experience life like a local at Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong. Housed on the site of the former Joo Chiat Police Station that is now a conservation building, their hotel features a unique modern design inspired by the Peranakan culture, paying homage to the heritage of its lively neighbourhood. Unwind with a dip in the rooftop infinity pool overlooking the whole of Singapore's first heritage town as the sun sets slowly behind the Katong skyline. Amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi, 24-hour fitness centre, weekly rooftop yoga classes and function room offer convenience for leisure and business travellers alike.
Review from a guest- “I personally love this outdoor pet-friendly pop-up garden at Hotel Indigo! A laid back environment to chill with family or friends.”
Prices begins from $209 and it is located at 86 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428788.
24. Hotel 1929
In a city brimming with modernity, in a town living with culture and on a street steeped in history, Hotel 1929 beckons with a whimsical mix of old-world architecture and a nouveau chic interior. Catered more towards the eccentric hearts, this beautiful building evokes those who have a sense of adventure and a liking towards retro and vintage vibes, guests may find themselves in awe of the sense of history wonders. Hotel 1929 is located overlooking the bustling streets of Chinatown in Singapore, close to the MRT station, and a few minutes from the business district.
Review from a guest- “The room is cosy enough for an overnight stay, with some kind of elemental vintage and modern vibes combined. The front desk staff and the housekeeping attendants all portrayed very good service. The location is a plus as well.”
Prices begins from $64 and it is located at 50 Keong Saik Rd., Singapore 089154.
25. M Social Hotel
As a unique hotel design to suit modern adventurers by renowned designer Philippe Starck, you get to book your choice of an alcove or loft-style room with over 293 rooms available. Enjoy full-length windows for a picturesque view of Robertson Quay and open communal spaces to connect you with other travellers. An outdoor swimming pool for a refreshing dip and a fitness center to help you stretch out and get fit during your stay is all available for you to enjoy throughout your stay!
Review from a guest- “Fantastic location, convenient public transport options, plenty of upscale restaurants around, rooms are on the smaller side but clean and cozy, overall a very pleasant 17 nights.”
Prices begins from $146 and it located at 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238259.
26. ST Signature
ST Signature is proud to be the first boutique co-living hotel in Singapore. Say goodbye to tedious hotel check-ins and traditional hotel living spaces. They have made checking in and out of their hotel a breeze with just a click on your phone. At ST Signature, you can bond with fellow travellers in cosy communal areas. On top of that, ST Signature is a smart hotel in Singapore with smart Chat-In™ technology enabling you to interact with their online hosts to share tips and tricks to make the most of your stay in Singapore, and Live Large!
Review from a guest- “I like the smooth and easy check in process. Fuss free, no queue, no waiting. The staff is also very friendly and helpful to assist me with changing/upgrading my room and moving of my stuffs. Major props to the person in charge of st signature Chinatown! Stayed for a week and it was an interesting experience”
Prices start from $73 and they have multiple location which you can check out on their website!
27. The Duxton Reserve
The award-winning Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection is perfectly situated in the island’s city centre of Tanjong Pagar, and the heart of Chinatown where business, socializing, dining and nightlife take centre stage. The original design of this Urban Redevelopment Authority Architectural Heritage Awarded building features a diverse mix of Chinese, Malay and European elements. Guests are in for an elegant surprise as they enter the hotel which includes large theatrical golden fans and strong hues of black, gold and yellow, layered with Oriental screens and calligraphy wallpaper from Anoushka’s personal collection.
Review from a guest- “One of the rare hotels that deserves a 5 stars for a perfect experience. The interior design is cosy, relaxing and every angle is a photo. The service is amazing from the staff, where there's an effort to remember guest names.”
Prices begins at $312 and it is located at 83 Duxton Rd, Singapore 089540.
Hotel Mono is a chic hideaway set in six historical shophouses of modern design. The beautifully rejuvenated buildings retain their original charm with characteristic air wells and Rococo-era windows, seamlessly interweaving with the culture of traditional Singapore and the city's urban bustle. With excellent culinary options abound, be absolutely spoiled for choice between fantastic restaurants, mouth-watering hawker fare and so-hip- they-hurt speakeasy bars with amazing cocktails that you really don’t want to miss.
Review from a guest- “Very nice and cosy hotel, staffs are super helpful. Close to MRT station and Chinatown mall, so easy to get to everywhere”
Prices begins from $74 and it is located at 18 Mosque St, Singapore 059498.
And that’s all the boutique hotels we have for you! We do hope you will enjoy your comfortable and pleasant stay in Singapore as you go on an adventure of exploring the lion city every day! Make sure to visit as many places as you can and have fun living as a local.