Check it Out! “Marina Mandarin Singapore” Explicit Review

I chose “Marina Mandarin Singapore,” because even though it is a five-star hotel, it is the same price as a three or four-star hotel. I stayed at this hotel as my last stay with a friend who is returning home. I was looking for a cheap hotel to leave on an early morning flight, but I chose this hotel, because the price is the same as a cheap hotel. It is adjacent to a shopping mall, convenient to get to the station, and the view of Marina can be seen from the hotel.

What is the appearance of the hotel? Check the entrance and reception

The appearance is simple and you may not see it unless you enter Suntech.

There was a big sign at the entrance.

Entrance area.

Entrance.

There is a concierge desk on the left of the entrance, and they will take your luggage. There are 6 elevators behind the concierge desk which leads to the 4th floor where the lobby is located.

There was a cafe called “MOCHA” next to the entrance.

The space above the 2nd floor is open to the ceiling, creating a spacious and gorgeous atmosphere.

The cafe area on the 4th floor was a open and spacious space.

Front desk.

Lobby floor elevator hall.

Inside of the elevator.

Guest room floor elevator hall.

Guest room floor corridor.

What is the Deluxe Room like?

Guest room door.

A luggage stand with drawers.

It was a spacious room, and I had no problem opening up my luggage. The design with orchid was on the bedside and next to the TV, giving it an Asian-inspired atmosphere.

There were two single size beds. It felt a little small, but it was comfortable. There were two pillows, but there was no space to place them side by side. There was a table between the beds, and two free bottles of water placed on top. I asked for more water, and they brought me some.

There is a Luggage stand, TV and a desk across the bed.

Plenty of space to put your luggage.

TV.

There was a plug-in outlet on the desk.

There was a counter with a mirror next to the bed.

Storage space.

Next to the window was a table and an arm chair.

The room seen from the window.

There was balcony and it was spacious.

I didn’t spend time on the balcony, because there were no chairs or tables, but I could see Singapore Flyer and Marina Bay Sands.

View from the room.

Bathroom

The bathroom was small with a shower, sink and toilet.

The shower was a height adjustable and removable hand shower, and the water pressure was strong enough.

There was shampoo, conditioner, and body soap prepared in the shower room.

Toilet.

There were towels prepared above the toilet.

The sink was low, but had enough space to put things on top. There was also a magnifying mirror.

Amenities were provided on the sink. Amenities included soap, toothbrush, cotton, shower cap, sanitary bag, cotton swab, and body lotion.

The door had a hook and it was useful for hanging clothes and towels.

Closet and safe

There was a closet on my right, after entering the room.

There were hangers, iron, ironing board, bathrobes, etc prepared in the closet.

Slippers and umbrella.

There was a cabinet in the closet.

There was a laundry bag in the top drawer.

Hair dryer.

A safe was under the bedside table.

Mini bar and cafe

There was a cafe corner under the TV with an electric kettle, cups, glasses, spoons, instant coffee and tea bags. In addition, sweets and ramen noodles were also provided, but it cost money.

Two evian water were placed on the table by the window. They cost money. Two bottles of water on the bedside table were free.

There were drinks prepared in the fridge, but they cost money as well.

Restaurants and shops in the hotel

There was a Chinese restaurant, steakhouse and cafes. Many tourists came to have afternoon tea, because it is famous for its view of Marina. The tea is delicious.

This is a Cantonese restaurant called “PEACH BLOSSOMS.”

They serve lunch and dinner, and they also have a private room.

On the 4th floor was a steak house called “RUTH’S CHRIS STEAK HOUSE.” They serve lunch and dinner.

“AQUAMARINE” on the 4th floor. Seafood and international cuisine with a local Asian taste can be enjoyed at the à la carte buffet. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Cafe “MOCHA” next to the entrance on the 1st floor. In addition to drinks and sweets, there were also snacks such as sandwiches.

There was a jewelry shop and a clothes shop in the hotel. It seemed very expensive. It was a pity that there is no souvenir shop in the hotel.

Facilities in the hotel

There is a gym on the 5th floor.

There were plenty of machines, and it is open 24 hours a day.

On the 4th floor was a children’s play room called “PLAY 4 FUN” exclusively for guests. It is open from 9am to 9pm.

There is also a guest lounge.

There were computers in the lounge.

On the 5th floor was a spa called “ESTHEVA SPA.” It is an award-winning luxury spa.

Hotel surroundings

It happened to be a week before F1, so there were lots of fences and banners, because the road in front of the hotel becomes a race lane.

City around the hotel.

Staff and guests

There is always a staff at the entrance that opens the door and calls a taxi for you. The concierge and reception staff were all very helpful. They taught me how to get to the station and nearby malls.

There were guests from different countries, and I saw many families with children.

Access

From the airport, you can take a taxi and get to the hotel in about 20 minutes, or ride the train and get here in about 40 minutes. There are adjacent shopping malls around the hotel, offices and shopping malls across the street, and train stations with blue and yellow lines. Marina Bay Sands is one station away, and you can walk to Merlion Park. There are many restaurants in the adjacent mall. The hotel is located in a very convenient location, so you can get to sightseeing spots by train or taxi in no time.

From the Esplanade MRT station, walk for 5-minutes and pass through the Marina Square Mall to get to the hotel.

There was a hotel sign in the Mall.

Hotel entrance from Marina Square Mall.

Summary

I had a nice stay at this hotel. The location was good and check-in and check-out went smoothly. In addition, the room was big, so I was able to spend a relaxing time. I did not have a room with a view of Marina at first, because I booked a cheap room, but the staff moved me to a room with a view of Mariana because there was a room available. There are several five-star hotels in the vicinity, but this was a very satisfying hotel to stay at. I recommend this hotel for tourists, because there are many tourist spots nearby and you can also enjoy a view of Marina from the hotel.

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