What is the appearance of the hotel? Check the entrance and reception
There was a door man standing at the entrance. It was early in the morning, so I was not able to check in yet and got a tag and was shown to the front desk.
The entrance seen from inside the hotel.
The floor is marble and had a high class feeling to it. It was morning, but there were many guests. The lounge at the back of the lobby was informed in advance that it was under construction until November 2019, but there was a wall so as not to damage the appearance, and I was not even aware that it was under construction.
The room was not ready yet when I checked in, so I was shown to a shower/changing room on the fifth floor.
There was a concierge desk in the lobby.
There was a stairway leading to a restaurant called “The Square” on the second floor and also to the executive lounge.
First floor elevator hall.
Inside of the elevator.
Guest room elevator hall.
Guest room floor corridor.
What is the Superior Room like?
Guest room door.
There was a bathroom and a full length mirror on the right, and a closet and a cafe corner on the left.
There was an air conditioner that worked very well.
I was able to open up my suitcase between the bed and the TV. There was a family with two small children staying in the next room, but it was very quiet. It is a room soundproofed very well.
There was no sofa, but the bed was a Hollywood twin, so both sides were spacious. However, the room was a little dark even with the lights on.
The bed was spacious with two fluffy pillows. The blanket was thin, but it was warm enough and I was able to sleep very well.
There was a memo set and a phone on the bedside table.
The bedside table on the other side.
Area across the bed.
Desk and TV.
Next to the window was a table and a chair.
The room seen from the window.
There was a big window. It was nice that the window was big, but I was worried that the guests staying in the room across my room could see inside, so I kept the curtains closed.
There was a pool beneath us.
There was a fence on the outside of the window to prevent people from falling. It was nice to be able to hang towels on the fence.
The bath and shower were together.
There were bath towels hanging above the bathtub.
I chose this hotel because it has a bathtub, and it was nice to be able to stretch my legs in the spacious bathtub.
The shower was fixed on the wall. The water pressure was strong, but the holes were small, so it did not feel like water was coming out.
Amenities were prepared on the sink. There was toothbrush, toothpaste, comb, body soap, shampoo, conditioner, comb and shower cap. I have never seen a hotel with toothpaste alone. The amenities were in a black package.
There was a hook on the door, so I was able to hang my towel.
Closet and safe
There was a closet on the left side of the entrance.
The closet was spacious with an automatic sight system.
There was a gown, iron, ironing board and a safe inside.
The safe was built in the wall.
Mini bar and cafe
There was an electric kettle, cups, tea bags and instant coffee at the cafe bar. I got 2 bottles of 350ml water bottles every day.
There was an outlet to plug in the electric kettle.
There was also a fridge, but nothing was inside.
Restaurants in the hotel
The hotel has a restaurant called “The Square” where I had breakfast.
Inside the restaurant.
Breakfast was buffet style, and I was able eat dishes from all over the world.
There was Singapores famous jam at the bread section.
Ham and cheese.
You can do takeout at the drink corner.
You can make your own noodle, and also have soup that changes everyday.
Facilities in the hotel
The hotel has an outdoor pool, a children’s shallow pool and a jacuzzi. Early in the morning, the cleaning staff was cleaning the poolside. The hotel lent out floats and boats for free. There were no staff watching the pool, so it is best to keep your eyes on your children.
There was a gym on the fifth floor.
A kids play room was on the first floor.
There was a coin laundry on the fifth floor.
You can use the shower room on the fifth floor which you can use before check in as well.
You can get a massage on the first floor.
There were many vending machines in the hotel. There were many snacks and drinks in the vending machine by the front desk.
There was a vending machine with ice-cream on the fifth floor.
You can borrow a bicycle.
There were only roads in the area and there were no convenience stores, so it was inconvenient to shop. There was a vending machine at the hall selling a lot of products, so you can buy food and drinks at the hotel. The big disadvantage was that it was far from the station. It was very quiet at night. If you walk a little, there is a lively riverside restaurant area.
Staff and guests
The staff were very friendly and I was impressed. Among them, the bellboy was the best staff who helped the guests with a big smile. The front desk staff explained about the hotel very clearly.
There were many guests staying as a group. I also saw families with children. There were many pilots and flight attendants staying at the hotel as well.
If you take the subway from the airport, you need to change twice. Also, if you walk from the nearest Clarke Quay station, it is quite far. It may be a little hard to walk with a lot of luggages. The shuttle bus that circulates each hotel from the airport is $8. The taxi was about $20 for 30 minutes. The taxi is the easiest way for some people to use. If you are alone, you can ride the airport bus or subway to Clarke Quay and then ride a taxi. The subway was less than $3. For shopping, the Central Shopping Center connected to Clarke Quay Station is the closest place to go. I often went to Clarke Quay by taxi or on foot before going to my destination. Walking in the heat uses a lot of energy, so it is best to drink water as often as possible. As I learned later, there seems to be a hotel free shuttle bus in the direction of Orchard and Clarke Quay.
Marina Bay Sands Spectacle Show
The hotel itself was very comfortable to stay at. The breakfast was delicious and the room was large with a bathtub. It was also nice that there was a swimming pool. The hotel was very nice, but it was a pity that the station was a little far from the hotel.