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Raffles, Singapore

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Description & Facilities

STAR RATING:

5 Stars

Atmosphere:

Boutique
Couples
Elegant
Family Friendly
Honeymoons
Lively
Relaxed
Romantic
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Restaurants / Bars

The Raffles Hotel in Singapore is one of the most iconic hotels in the world. It was declared a national monument in 1987 and is the height of luxury.

It is conveniently located in the centre of Singapore's business district and only 20 minutes from the Changi Airport. It is two minutes on the train from the exciting and stylish Orchard road shopping strip.

The Raffles hotel offers a range of exclusive rooms and suites, including Courtyard suites which look over the hotel gardens creating a calm and relaxing atmosphere away from the hustle and bustle of Singapore. For something special you can try the presidential suites which are the two largest suites located in the main building They have the best location within the hotel and feature 14 foot ceilings a veranda with a parlour, dining room, two bedrooms, a pantry and a private balcony.

There are several other suites to choose from which range in style and features. There are the Palm Court Suites which are split into four different sections, a parlour and dining area which lead you into the bedroom then on to the dressing area and en suite bathroom.

The Personality suites, have been named after people who have been associated with The Raffles Hotel in the past. Finally there are the Grand Hotel Suites which have a premium location within the hotel and feature a parlour, two bedrooms a pantry and private balcony.

Away from the spectacular rooms the Raffles hotel offers a diverse range of restaurants and bars. It is known to be one of the most comprehensive in Asia for its restaurant facilities. Amongst the extensive dining facilities, Raffles offers a bakery which provides delicious biscuits, pastries and cakes. There is also the Long Bar Steak House.

Providing a range of cuisines Raffles also have a top international Chinese restaurant, Royal China and is well known for its signature dishes, lobster noodles and crispy duck and pancakes. This is just a sample of what Raffles have to offer for dining.

The hotel also has a spar with six treatment rooms and a VIP suite, gymnasium, sauna and steam room. There are also hot and cold Jacuzzis and swimming pool with poolside bar.

The hotel even has its own museum which exhibits much of the hotel's fascinating history. The jubilee hall can be used for both leisure and business, as it hosts a variety of plays, musicals, dances and films can also be used in the day for conferences, trade launches and corporate events.

A quarter of the hotel's land is made up of gardens, where tours take place every first and third Wednesday of the month. You can explore these exclusive gardens and at your leisure. It is a truly wonderful experience.

Location

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Hotel
Raffles
Local Attractions
  • Raffles Hotel - 2 mile away
  • Singapore's Street Food - 2 miles away
  • The New Face of Singapore - 2 miles away
Flight Time
14 hours (approximately)
Journey Time From Airport
  • 30 minutes by road
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Weather

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There are no customer reviews for December.

Customer reviews for January

"Red hot in Perth, very humid with storms in Singapore"
"Very hot and humid!."
"Hot and humid"
"Hot, wet and very humid-"
"Very warm and high humidity"
"generally very good after leaving the Med."
"Hot - 32C but humid with rain at night"
"Very hot and humidity very high"
"Mixed."
"Hot"
"As expected"

Customer reviews for February

"warm and they were experiencing a draught whilst we were there"
"The weather was lovely"
"Very Hot"
"excellent"
"Humid"
"Nice and warm"
"Hot and steamy"
"Rainy"
"Hot and humid"
"very humid ,rained heavy for two hours on both day"
"Mixed - downpours of rain and sun"

Customer reviews for March

"Humid"
"Hot and sunny"
"Hot and humid"
"Warm"
"30-32. No rain even though predicted."
"Sunny an d very humid."
"Good but humid."
"hot and humid"
"Hot"

Customer reviews for April

"Hot and humid, which made it harder to cope at times."
"Hot and humid"
"Hot"
"Quit a bit of rain for the season"
"Hot"
"Hot, but several thunderstorms as it was monsoon season, but it did not dampen spirits."
"Hot and humid."

Customer reviews for May

"Humid but luckily only rained one day"
"Hot, humid, mainly overcast."

Customer reviews for June

"Warm and cloudy."
"hot , mid 30's"
"Brilliant"
"Hot and humid, rainy one day"
"Cloudy, humid"
"Fantastic"
"Hot and sunny"
"It rained on the last day of out visit but cleared very quickly"

Customer reviews for July

"Dry, humid and hot."
"Hot and very humid"
"Very hot and humid"
"Humid but dry"
"Nice and hot"
"Hot and humid"
"Warm, but not too sunny perfect for site seeing."
"Perfect"
"Hot with the occasional thunderstorm."
"Damp and hot"

Customer reviews for August

"a little cloudy but a great temp to explore the city"
"Superb all over"
"Torrential downpours and sunshine."
"Very hot and humid"
"Warm and sunny"
"Weather was great but there was terrible pollution in Singapore due to slash and burn in Indonesia. It now happens every year."
"Plesant - occasional storms but these tended to clear the air."

Customer reviews for September

"It’s quite hot there but i realised that the humidity was perfect for me."
"Hot and humid"
"Great during the day. Very wet during the night."
"30 and so warm."
"Hot but hazy - Indonesians burning crops at this time of year which precipitates a haze over the whole area at this time of year."
"Very good"
"Good, and warm, not too hot though,"
"Hot, with heavy showers on some days, which only last 1 - 2 hours."
"Hot and humid"
"Hot and humid"
"Sunny and hot every day! Rained for all of 1 minute an then the sun was out again!"
"Hot and humid"
"Excellent"

Customer reviews for October

"Very hot and humid with awesome storms"
"great!!"
"Lovely even the thunderstorms and rain are better warm rain you cannot beat it."
"Dry partial overcast, about 80 degrees but very high humidity."
"very hot"
"High 30’s but uncomfortably humid"
"Very warm but not humid"
"Very warm and humidity was very high"
"Hot, very humid and stormy"

Customer reviews for November

"Very warm and humid with the odd storm."
"Hot and humid"
"Mixed periods of cloud and sun"
"Very very humid"
"Singapore - thunderstorms and lightening and heavy rain every day."
"Thunder as expected in the Monsoon."
"As expected for the season Hot"

Customer reviews for December

"humid"
"Very hot and humid. We were not to have any rain."
"Hot and humid"
"Tropical"
"As expected, hot and sunny with a few rain showers"
"Warm/Humid"
Reviews

Raffles, Singapore

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Holidaysplease Customers Reviews

Rating Summary

Rooms 9.0 / 10
Service 9.0 / 10
Food 9.5 / 10
Facilities 9.5 / 10
Average 9.1 / 10

Barbara P Sidcup

Wonderful experience and more than we expected

Caroline W Dorchester

wow. Its reputation is well deserved
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