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Raffles Hotel Singapore

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1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673 Singapore
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 13/08/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#11 of 368 hotels in Singapore
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2020 Travellers' Choice Best of the Best
Experience Raffles’ charming ambience and legendary service at the newly restored hotel. Enjoy newly opened bars, restaurants, courtyards, and social areas; spaces designed to make Raffles the place to meet, spend time, shop and celebrate. Long Bar returns fully restored and continues its proud tradition as the Home of the Singapore Sling. Raffles Hotel is one of Singapore's most graceful landmarks. This luxury Singapore hotel celebrates a tradition of unwavering service excellence spanning more than 125 years. Immortalized in the novels of Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling, Raffles Hotel, Singapore’s colonial-styled architecture and lush tropical gardens exude an atmosphere of timeless elegance. This luxurious Singapore hotel lies in the heart of the city, in close proximity to the banking and financial districts, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SICEC), as well as leisure attractions including the casino at Marina Bay; the cultural sights of Arab Street and Chinatown and shopping at Raffles City shopping mall and Orchard Road shopping belt.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Entertainment staff
Babysitting
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Safe
Refrigerator
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Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Historic Hotel
Classic
Languages Spoken
English, Chinese, Filipino, German

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Charles_Phua wrote a review Today
Glen Waverley, Australia149 contributions90 helpful votes
A quick 2 nights stay in the hotel. As per before, nice hotel and great hospitality. This time round , stayed in the stateroom suite facing the Fairmont hotel. Had dinner at the Yi by Jereme Leung Chinese restaurant. Very nice food and was given a 20% discount as an Accor plus diamond member. Will be back again.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Christine B wrote a review Feb 2020
Normandy, France448 contributions127 helpful votes
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Unlike the magnificent  Waldorf Astoria in NY, you can't just enter and have a look around.   The tall Sikh dressed doormen will prevent you from doing so.  There's a separate entrance for guests, who  use their  beautiful  leather room card to enter.  Check in is very VIPish. Taking you through the  divine hall entrance,  with peoole having high tea and a traditionally dressed harpist, you go to a private room away from the  reception area and you sit down on a very comfy armchair  to a  welcome drink and are then  taken to your room.   There were lots of "wow"s from me, since  walking into the main hall, in fact  right upto  my departure.       We were in room 247, with a balcony facing Palm Court and were lucky enough to have witnessed a wedding photo session just in front.   We were given thorough explanations as to the modernity of the beautiful, huge room and bathroom.   Using the ipod,  you can control everything that is electric.  Curtains included . The mattress was one of the most  comfortable  ones I have ever slept on.  A safe,  bathrobes,  slippers, daily beverages and fruit .... everything is present.  The furniture,  decorations and sheer beauty of the room and bathroom were a delight to the eyes.  The Japanese style toilet was most amusing.  As soon as you open the toilet door,  the lid opens and warms up.   When you're done , press on a button, choose the pressure and position, and you're washed.  Then dried. :)    Unfortunately the Tiffin room was closed, so we had dinner at the Chinese restaurant.  The food was delicious but the air conditioning was so cold (in spite of the shawl they lent me), that we ate up fast and went to the Writer's Bar.  Dylan, the friendly  barman concocted us a lovely personalised drink.  Breakfast was plenty.  You can order anything and everything,  all delicious.   The big pool is fantastic to just relax , with drinks and snacks.   The final touch of luxury was the Raffles limousine taking us to the airport. This is a hotel where one just doesn't want to leave, but work awaits at home. 
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from raffleshotelsg, General Manager at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Responded 1 Mar 2020
Dear Christine B, Thank you for your wonderful review of our Grande Dame. Indeed, as a vanguard of Singapore hospitality, we strive to ensure the best experience is delivered to those who stay with us, and that includes ensuring your privacy is respected. It is most delightful to hear that we met your expectations of our esteemed Raffles Singapore, as we pride ourselves on our world-class service, and it is brilliant that you experienced what makes Raffles so special. The care that we put into every detail puts us at the forefront of the hospitality scene, and creates an oasis for the well travelled. I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay at your suite, with a lovely view of the Palm Court. It is heartwarming to hear of your appreciation for your interaction with our Raffles colleagues and I am most glad that you enjoyed our facilities like the outdoor rooftop pool as well as our multitude of dining experiences, including 藝yì by Jereme Leung, the Writers Bar and breakfast at Tiffin Room. Thank you for your heartwarming compliments and valued feedback. We keenly anticipate your next visit for yet another marvelous stay with us. Yours sincerely, Christian Westbeld General Manager Raffles Singapore
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carysmckane wrote a review 25 Feb
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Overall good experience. Staff attentive and courteous Dinner very enjoyable History tour was great well done Roslee Pool could be slightly warmer not enjoyable couldn't stay in for long periods. Breakfast poor not much choice not proper coffee used Pods not a great taste.
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Clarence H wrote a review 25 Feb
Singapore, Singapore10 contributions7 helpful votes
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This was the second time in the Grand Dame each time back the experience was better than the last. We spent all our vacation days in 2020 on staycations and it would be an understatement if we said that the service at Raffles is second to none. We have travelled widely and stayed at hotels of every category - but we are proud that the best hotel is actually in our own backyard. The Raffles team has surpassed all of our expectations. From the comfortable limo ride to the warm welcome of the entire team at the front, the seamless check in, the attention to details by the butler. Everything was perfect this time! There were even little touches to enhance the already-opulent experience - the offer to take a photo as you walk into the beautiful lobby, the welcome Singapore Sling and the in-room high tea. Thank you for the best experience yet in Raffles. With that, how can I not return?
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Date of stay: February 2021
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Ria H wrote a review 20 Feb
Singapore, Singapore1 contribution
An immaculate weekend celebrating our 10th wedding anniversary in this iconic gem. The Raffles Hotel staff delivered beyond expectations to curate the most unforgettable stay for us. We have staycationed half a dozen times over the past 6 months and the quality of our stay at Raffles surpassed all of our past experiences over delivering in luxury and elegance. Like many of you, I had pictured 2020 and the start of 2021 differently and had intricate plans to celebrate this milestone event outside of Singapore. If given a choice, I would not have celebrated it differently. I found myself daydreaming in splendour whisked away to a golden era as soon as we stepped into the bright and opulent lobby. Our experience kicked off with a historical tour about the hotel’s rich history, architecture, and past guests. From pre-arrival to post checkout, the staff, the surroundings, food offerings, and service were faultless. We dined at nearly every establishment from Chinese at Yi, Steak at Butcher’s Block, breakfast at the Tiffin Room, Singapore slings at the newly opened Long Bar, lobster rolls on the beautiful pool deck, cocktails and Boules at the Raffles Courtyard, and tipples at the Writers Bar. And who can forget the elegant La Dame du Pic, by 3-Michelin-star chef, Anne-Sophie Pic where I celebrated my birthday last year. Every single detail was thought out, from the beautiful touches of the hotel’s history with writing excerpts and local gifts laid out during turn down service to the hospitable butler service and thoughtful touches to commemorate our anniversary with personal notes from all of the staff. I will definitely be back and long for another weekend at the Padang Grand Hotel Suite.
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Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
US$540 - US$892 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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LOCATION
SingaporeSingaporeCity Hall / Downtown Core/Downtown Singapore / Central Area/City Area
NUMBER OF ROOMS
115
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Frequently Asked Questions about Raffles Hotel Singapore
Which popular attractions are close to Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Nearby attractions include Pororo Park Singapore (0.4 km), Chijmes (0.3 km), and Loof (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Conveniently located restaurants include Entre-Nous creperie, Akira Back, and Fu Lin Men Chinese Restaurant (SRC).
Are there opportunities to exercise at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and locker rooms available in the fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Raffles Hotel Singapore offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, German, Chinese, and Filipino.