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6 Hotels to Stay in Singapore If You Want to Be Close to Sightseeing Spots

6 Hotels to Stay in Singapore If You Want to Be Close to Sightseeing Spots

Proximity to tourist attractions is one of the primary considerations when it comes to choosing suitable accommodation for your stay. If sight-seeing is a high priority for you, it only makes perfect sense to stay near the places you plan to check out.

Getting around Singapore is generally hassle-free, but why not make things more convenient for you by staying at hotels that are near dining, shopping, and adventure spots? Here are some of the best places to stay where you get easy access to the sites that matter.

1. Marina Bay Sands

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Located in one of the world’s most iconic landmarks, Marina Bay Sands is the place for those who want a premier lifestyle experience. Among other things, the hotel is famous for the Infinity Pool, the largest rooftop pool in the world, and the stunning Sands SkyPark Observation Deck.

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From here, you are just walking distance away from Marina Bay’s famous attractions: Gardens by the Bay, Chinatown Food Street, and the Singapore Flyer. You are also close enough to the bustling nightlife of Clarke Quay and the relaxing wharf of Robertson Quay.

Nearest MRT station: Bayfront

Marina Bay Sands

Price: From SGD 419 per night

Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, Singapore 018956 (Map)

Contact: +65 6688 8868

Website

2. Mandarin Orchard Singapore

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Mandarin Orchard stands along the Orchard Road shopping belt, which is known as the place to be in Singapore for luxury boutiques and local shops, hip cafes, and trendy bars. This Mandarin branch is tailor-made for those who want nothing less but luxurious and elegant accommodations, with an award-winning restaurant, superb facilities, and world-class Asian hospitality.

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The hotel is also close to Fort Canning Park, Emerald Hill and its Chinese Baroque-style homes, and The Istana, the office and official residence of Singapore’s president.

Nearest MRT station: Somerset

Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Price: PFrom SGD 114 per night

Address: 333 Orchard Road, Singapore 238867 (Map)

Contact: +65 6737 4411

Website

3. Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel

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Staying at the Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel means easy access to the best of the city’s nightlife. The hotel is ideally close to Clarke Quay, Boat Quay, and Chinatown’s dining and entertainment hotspots. Travellers will feel pampered and right at home with the hotel’s beautifully appointed rooms and suites and fine Swiss hospitality delivered by Nyonya geniality.

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From here, you can easily party the night away at Zouk, one of Singapore’s most famous clubs, as well as affordable beer and ‘live’ rock performances at the Crazy Elephant.

Nearest MRT station: Chinatown

Swissotel Merchant Court

Price: From SGD 182 per night

Address: 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281 (Map)

Contact: +65 6337 2288

Website

4. Dorsett Singapore

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Quality accommodation and excellent service are what you can expect when you stay at Dorsett, where “heritage meets modernity”. This sophisticated four-star hotel is less than a kilometre away from historical Chinatown and has easy access to Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple and Aryaseni Art Gallery.

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Just a short distance away from Dorsett’s comforts is the intoxicating food and cultural experience of Chinatown. Don’t forget to find the Michelin-starred street hawkers, as well as the chance to explore the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and the 20th-century heritage Baba House.

Nearest MRT station: Outram Park

Dorsett Singapore

Price: From SGD 66 per night

Address: 333 New Bridge Road, Singapore 088765 (Map)

Contact: +65 6678 8333

Website

5. Resorts World Sentosa – Hard Rock Hotel in Sentosa

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Excellent accommodations are plenty at Sentosa Island, and the Resorts World should be at the top of your list of options. Everything in this hotel is designed to make you feel like rock royalty, from cutting-edge contemporary rooms, world-class dining, and luxurious amenities.

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From here, you are just minutes away from Sentosa’s top attractions, such as the Universal Studios Singapore, Adventure Cove Waterpark, and S.E.A. Aquarium. Make sure to visit Tiger Star Tower, where the rotating cabin will give you extraordinary views of the island and the Singapore skyline.

Nearest MRT station: Harbourfront

Resorts World Sentosa

Price: From SGD 258 per night

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Singapore 098269 (Map)

Contact: enquiries@rwsentosa.com

Website

6. PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road

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Singapore’s Little India is an experience you should not miss. What better way to enjoy it than by getting quality accommodation near the 24-hour shopping mecca at Mustafa Centre? PARKROYAL has spacious rooms made for absolute comfort and modern facilities and amenities that are ideal for both business and leisure travellers.

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Right outside your hotel is the beautiful array of Indian food and heritage that Little India is famous for. Follow your nose and spend a day or two to feast on affordable and authentic Indian cuisine.

Nearest MRT station: Little India

PARKROYAL on Kitchener Road

Price: From SGD 94 per night

Address: 181 Kitchener Road, Singapore 208533 (Map)

Contact: +65 6428 3000

Website

Stay close to famous sightseeing sites and book a hotel where you’re just minutes away from everything you need. Need to find more similar spots? Download the SmooveX app today and browse thousands of other options.

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