If you are looking for a rich cultural glimpse in Singapore, better to visit Chinatown, which is the formative district of its colonial past. Its amazing architecture, ancient temples and bustling markets and their number of hotels here – from renovated boutique hotels such as Naumi Liora and Hotel Wink Capsule Hotel Singapore to luxury hotels like Swissotel Merchant Court and even hotels of low budget – are the benchmarks of Chinatown.
We have assembled top 6 hotels in Chinatown for you in this piece of information to help you get a taste of the old- and new-world that make Singapore truly unique.
- NAUMI LIORA HOTEL
Naumi Liora is a tastefully restored Chinese residence located in the Keong Saik road situated inside the Chinatown and riverside district. Equipped with a rich history and architectural interest, this area is something to appreciate with a beautifully restored and organized orange and white facade. You can reach this place from Singapore’s Changi International airport in the 30-minute taxi ride from or a swift transit on the city’s underground MRT train network and the hotel is easily reachable as it’s located in the central to Lion Citys with several local attractions. You can also have a glimpse of the Singapore National Museum and Singapore’s Botanical Gardens.
- WINK CAPSULE HOTEL
The Wink Hostel is a comfortable and high tech two-star property, situated in the centre of bustling Singapore. Do not bother about the low star rating; this is a high-quality hostel that strives to offer guests an optimal relaxation experience. Being in the prime location you will have an easy and convenient access to the multitude of highlights Singapore has to offer. You can also explore the Chinatown on foot from here, getting an insight into one of the many important communities that this city has. The rooms are unique, although still set up in a dormitory situation, every bed is in a separate spacious pod that offers the desired amount of sound and sight proofing.
- PARK REGIS SINGAPORE
This hotel is located at a 25 minutes cab ride from Singapore international Changi airport and also situated near Clarke Quay MRT stations in the Chinatown Riverside district of the city. Being a 4-star hotel, it is equipped with the modern rooms with LCD televisions, floor to ceiling windows and attractive bathrooms with all the modern perks that you can expect including an outside swimming pool, fitness hub, and in-house bar and restaurant. Local attractions are coupled with a large shopping district on Orchard Road where all designer brands can be shopped. You can also have a trip to the Universal Film Studios or one of the cities many museums and art galleries.
- HOTEL 1929
As the name suggests Hotel 1929 Singapore was developed in the year 1929 which makes it one of the older hotels in the city by a long stretch and it can be an appealing choice to visit if not for any other reason. This hotel is beautifully restored, a spotlessly clean residence located in the Chinatown Riverside area of the City can be easily accessed from the Singapore International Changi airport at 25-minutes of a cab ride or by using the MRT mass transit underground train network as well. This hotel is a fusion of classic designer and retro furniture that decorates the hotel 32 small rooms and bathrooms. Rooms are appointed and designed as per their personalized fashion.
- NEW MAJESTIC HOTEL
The New Majestic Hotel is a graceful and four-star boutique property located close to the Singapore General Hospital and in central Singapore. Although the exterior of this hotel is quite modest, it offers a sign of the quality inside. Being a guests you will enjoy the strategic location, close to the Outram Park MRT station, offering easy access to all the main highlights of a stay in Singapore like Bugis Street Bazaar, the world-renowned Merlion statute, and myriad of sights, sounds and smells of Arab Street, Chinatown and Little India and the many shopping hubs along Orchard Road. This hotel is equipped with 30 boutique rooms with every room featured with unique décor with a combination of vintage and designer furniture, and packed with a minimum of air conditioning, and high-speed internet access.
- THE SCARLET SINGAPORE
This hotel is situated nearly 18 kilometers away from Changi international airport and 15 kilometers from Seletar airport. With Tanjong Pagar MRT station the nearest public transport station, this hotel is located close to areas of cultural interest, restaurants and shopping centres. This hotel is mostly used as a business hotel as it is packed with a bar/lounge, business center, fitness center, room service, and free high-speed internet. The corners rooms are much larger if you wish to have a bigger room in this hotel.