Even with international travel opening up, many of us prefer to stay closer to home. Staycations are still all the hype right now, and lucky for us, hotels are plentiful in Singapore — even budget-friendly ones (and trust us, they do not compromise on quality).
Whether you are a traveller or a local resident looking for a getaway, these hotels will definitely not break your wallet as you take a break from the hustle and bustle of city life.
Hotel G Singapore
Strategically located in the heart of the city, Hotel G Singapore is a modern 4-star lifestyle hotel surrounded by late-night shops and eateries. With easy access to nearby MRT stations and shopping malls such as Plaza Singapura and Bugis Junction, you can shop to your heart’s content. The hotel is home to the iconic burger bar 25 Degrees, and the highly acclaimed French wine bar Ginett.
If you plan on spending more time enjoying your stay, each room features chic, contemporary décor and is equipped with state-of-the art amenities and appliances such as an in-room safe, and tea and coffee making facilities.
Address: 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980
Contact: 6809 7988
Summer View Hotel
Summer View Hotel gives off a cosy and warm vibe that instantly makes you feel at home. The central location of this 3-star hotel makes it easy to travel to Singapore’s iconic landmarks and shopping areas, such as Little India, Chinatown, and Bugis Street Market. The room may be a tad bit compact, but the comfort and cleanliness of each room is still present, and the amenities are sufficient for the typical traveller.
Address: 173 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189642
Contact: 6338 1122
Hotel NuVe Elements
Originally a 7-storey restored heritage building, it has since been transformed into Hotel NuVe Elements, a newly-renovated 3-star boutique hotel located in the heart of Clarke Quay. Each room is unique and designed to represent a different theme of the four elements. What this hotel stands out for, however, is its relaxing jacuzzi on the rooftop terrace. This roof terrace, perched on the 7th floor, offers a private urban oasis for guests after a hectic day of exploration around the Lion City.
Address: 41 Hong Kong Street, Singapore 059680
Contact: 6797 8727
If your primary goal is to shop at Singapore’s world-renowned shopping belt along Orchard Road, Ji Hotel will be the ideal choice. Just a 5-minute walk from the nearest MRT station (Dhoby Ghaut) — which connects to most tourist destinations in Singapore such as Clarke Quay, Chinatown, and the Central Business District — this 3-star mid-scale hotel promises a comforting and convenient stay.
Each Superior and Deluxe room features a contemporary design, and the hotel is equipped with facilities such as a Fitness Corner and round-the-clock launderette.
Address:11 Penang Ln, Singapore 238485
Contact: 6771 1121
One of the most trendy and bespoke hotels in Chinatown is Hotel Soloha, a boutique 4-star hotel housed in a preserved shophouse. If your staycation goal is to visit as many culturally and historically rich landmarks as you can, Hotel Soloha is perfect for you. Located just a stone’s throw away from the Sri Mariamman Temple and the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, you’ll have a rich array of establishments to marvel upon. You can even explore the historic streets of Chinatown afterwards, and indulge in lots of tasty grub.
Pro-tip: be sure to take Instagram-worthy shots of the hotel’s lobby too!
Address: 12 Teck Lim Road Singapore, Singapore 088387
Contact: 8898 5249
Arton Boutique Hotel
In the heart of Lavender lies Arton Boutique Hotel, a stylish 3-star boutique hotel. It’s conveniently situated near Farrer Park MRT station, City Square Mall, and the iconic 24-hour Mustafa Shopping Centre that can ultimately cater to all your shopping needs. Arton Boutique Hotel positions itself as an enchanting contemporary retreat — and it shows with a koi pond and eco-feature wall in the hotel lobby, which provides a hint of greenery and zen for guests.
Each room is tastefully furnished and includes amenities such as a 42-inch flat-screen TV, an electric kettle, and a work desk.
Address: 176 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207576
Contact: 6571 9100
Set within 6 historical, modernly designed shophouses is Hotel Mono, a 4-star hotel that perfectly blends the old and the new with its characteristic air wells and Rococo-era windows. Hotel Mono is in the heart of it all: conveniently located right next to Chinatown MRT station, and a stone’s throw away from the bustling nightlife of Clarke Quay.
Each streamlined room features flat-screen TVs and minifridges, along with coffee makers and Juliet balconies boasting fantastic city views.
Address: 18 Mosque St, Singapore 059498
Contact: 6326 0430