Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Singapore

Singapore is known as the ultimate billionaire’s playground for good reason. This island city is not only South East Asia’s financial hub teeming with new money, it also boasts a slew of fine dining restaurants, art and music festivals, and rich cultural and historical background. Here are some of our top picks on where to stay in Lion City.

1. Capella

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Located on Sentosa island, Capella perfectly fuses old and new. Set in a colonial building dating back to the 1880s, this hotel sits in between a verdant rainforest and the South China Sea. Besides a luxuriously breathtaking ambiance and peaceful getaway, guests will also be treated to a personal assistant.

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2. Shangri-la Hotel

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Shangri-la hotels are synonymous with luxury and the one in Singapore is no different. Surrounded by landscaped gardens and situated in the heart of the city’s shopping district, the hotel is easily accessible to all the country’s main attractions. If you plan on playing tourist and want to do a spot of shopping, this is the ideal hotel to stay at.

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3. Swissotel The Stamford

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Located right in the heart of central business district, Swissotel is one of the tallest hotels in South East Asia. Each luxurious room has a private balcony that features breathtaking views of the city. Epicurean and entertainment options are boundless at this hotel and guests can choose from over 15 restaurants and bars to indulge their mood and palate.

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4. Fullerton Bay Hotel

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Along with glittering views of the waterfront and skyline, this five-star hotel also provides contemporary decor and elegant service. Well-linked to the city’s attractions, the Fullerton Bay Hotel was recently named one of the 100 World’s Best hotels by Travel+Leisure USA and is on the fast track to becoming one of the best hotels that Singapore has to offer.

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5. Fullerton Hotel

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Built in 1928, this neoclassical building is an iconic heritage hotel that used to be the country’s General Post Office. It was the choice of Queen Elizabeth during her stay in Singapore and till today, plays host to illustrious guests. Located in the financial district along the waterfront, this magnificent hotel marries contemporary features and personalized service, making it one of the most well-known hotels in the country.

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Lianne Choo

Born in Singapore and raised in Malaysia to multi-racial parents, Lianne is a bonafide travel and food junkie. Having traveled extensively to over 30 countries, Lianne has lived in Kuala Lumpur, Singapore, Honolulu and Paris and now calls Taichung, Taiwan home. She speaks fluent English, Malay and French and is currently improving her conversational Mandarin skills. She prefers a life of free spirited travel and freelancing than one spent cooped up in an office. When she's not off on an adventure, you can find her whiling her time away with books, good movies and even better food.