Welcome to Singapore

Welcome to Singapore

Welcome to Singapore

From hawker centres featuring different cuisines to Michelin-starred restaurants, food is a significant aspect of Singapore’s multicultural society. For an authentic local experience, savour local favourites at some of the highly popular hawker centres, including Lau Pa Sat, Maxwell Food Centre and Newton Food Circus.

Shop to your heart’s content in Raffles City Shopping Centre, CityLink, Marina Square and Funan – all seamlessly connected to the hotel via an underpass, or make your way to Orchard Road – Singapore’s famous shopping street lined with malls and major international brands. For history, art and culture, head to the National Gallery Singapore, The Asian Civilisations Museum or the ArtScience Museum.

Known as the Garden City, Singapore has more than 300 parks and gardens. Fort Canning Park, only a few minutes away from the hotel offers you the perfect backdrop for a scenic run or walk. The Singapore Botanic Gardens is the only tropical botanic garden on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List featuring a spectacular showcase of tropical floral in verdant landscape while the Gardens by the Bay showcases its magnificent Supertree Groves and scenic views of Marina Bay.

What is the weather like in Singapore?
Singapore is hot and humid all year round, with temperatures ranging from 22 and 35°C (72 to 95°F). We also advise being prepared for rain during your visit, which can be torrential but usually brief.

What languages are spoken in Singapore?
The official languages in Singapore are English, Malay, Mandarin and Tamil. English is the most spoken language in Singapore which makes it more convenient for visitors.

What is the local curreny of Singapore?
The local currency is the Singapore dollar (SGD), and prices are usually quoted excluding VAT and a service charge. All major credit cards are widely accepted.

What is the best way to get around Singapore?
MRT (Mass Rapid Transit) is the most convenient form of public transport in Singapore. Stations and vehicles are air-conditioned and, like all other places in Singapore, very clean. Most major attractions are within walking distance of MRT stations. City Hall station is located directly opposite the hotel and directly accessible through Capitol Singapore shopping mall.