Small yet stylish, boutique hotels are perfect for guests who want their accommodation to be top notch, unique and contemporary. In Singapore, there are many of this category popping up all over the island, catering to the tastes of modern jet-setters. Here are Singapore’s Top 10 Boutique Hotels, for when you need a stay that has the right amount of personality.
1) BIG Hotel Singapore
Cool is the name of the game with BIG Hotel. Even their website gives off stylish vibes, letting you pick a room based on your personality. For under S$200 you can get yourself a fairly comfortable room here, well stocked with the necessities required, a comfortable bed and a soothing rain shower. They are located at 200 Middle Road, and you can get there easily via MRT, bus or taxi.
2) Hotel 1929
If you’re a fan of stays that evoke feelings of days gone by, then 1929 should be on your list. Located in Singapore’s Chinatown, this spot is a historical place in its own right. The rooms feature a perfect blend of vintage charm, coupled with new-age features to satisfy the needs of today’s generation. An exquisite dining option is available in the form of Restaurant Ember, which has gourmet style meals to delight the tastebuds.
3) Lloyd's Inn
This minimalist paradise is a soothing escape from the concrete jungle, inviting you towards a very natural landscape, where greenery surrounds the hotel and keeps you feeling right at home. Conveniently located near many shops and restaurants, you’ll never be bored with the choices around, and you can safely explore them on foot too. Complimentary breakfast vouchers are given to guests to enjoy a delicious meal at the nearby Killiney Kopitiam or Freshly Baked.
4) Hotel Re!
Everyone loves a good throwback moment these days, and Hotel Re! is ready to take you back to the simpler times of the swinging 60s and 70s. If psychedelic colours are up your alley, you will love this hotel. There are seven different colour themes to choose from here on each floor. Location-wise, its conveniently situated near to Singapore’s tourist attractions and entertainment stops, like Clark Quay and Orchard Road. They also have an in-house restaurant and lounge, so you don’t need to venture out for meals.
5) New Majestic Hotel
Known as Singapore’s first design hotel, this Chinatown-based accommodation is another stay that is brimming with cultural richness and artistic flair. Enjoy award-winning Cantonese style meals at their restaurant, and check out their promotions to get the best possible rate for your stay. There are six room options here, each fantastic in its own way.
6) Studio M Hotel
This award-winning hotel is the brainchild of Millenium & Copthorne Hotels. Their rooms are styled in a duplex fashion, and there are four types of “lofts” to choose from, based on your requirements. Amenities include a pool and bar, among the usual facilities you’d find in a hotel of this calibre. They’re also extremely child-friendly, complete with a Children’s Concierge, to give your little ones something to look forward to during your stay.
7) Naumi Hotels
Naumi Hotels has two stays in Singapore – one on Seah Street, and another on Keong Saik Road. Equipped with a restaurant, bar, fitness centre, and infinity pool, you’ll have everything you need at Naumi. Their stylish interior is commended for its modern vibes, and artistic nuances that give the hotel a classiness like no other.
8) Vagabond Hotel
Another one for the art aficionados to enjoy is Vagabond Hotel. This hotel is inspired by “all things in excess”, a philosophy touted by its French designer Jacques Garcia. Yes, here your senses will be delighted indeed, from the sights of art throughout the hotel to the artists who stop over for performances, screenings, or artisanal food showings. And if that’s not enough to satiate you, take a walk outside to enjoy the nearby historical sights, like Little India and Kampong Glam.
9) The Club
Peaceful slumber, delectable dishes, and quirky cocktails. You can find it all at The Club. Classified as an “affordable luxury boutique hotel”, this Ann Siang Road landmark is not to be missed. With two bars and two eating outlets, you will be spoilt for choice here. Check out their promotions online to get good rates for your stay.
10) The Scarlet Singapore
If you want to be near the city centre, and a stone’s throw from entertainment and F&B options, then you can consider The Scarlet, located in Chinatown. Add to this the charming quirkiness of the hotel itself, bathed in a luscious sea of red throughout, with 80 rooms, including 5 exclusive themed suites. A restaurant and rooftop bar are also available at the hotel.