Raffles Singapore

Singapore, Asia and Far East

The hotel

Raffes Singapore has come to be known as one of the country’s most iconic landmarks. The hotel is currently undergoing a careful and sensitive restoration, but will welcome guests to a newly restored hotel. Retaining its striking architecture, unbeatable hospitality and excellent facilities — along with its elegant touches and colonial charm — the magic will start the minute you step through its palm-fringed doors. After making yourself at home in one of the hotel's 115 luxurious suites, each one equipped with a wide variety of amenities and elegant furnishings, it’s time to explore your new surroundings. Meander around the hotel’s lushly landscaped gardens, relax with a treatment in the Raffles Spa - site of the utmost tranquility - or head to the Arcade to while away the hours browsing through speciality boutiques and the Raffles Gift Shop for souvenirs and gourmet gifts. If you need to cool off head to the rooftop, location of the hotel’s swimming pool and a lovely place to relax, surrounded by lush, green gardens. The hotel’s Long Bar is renowned for its world-famous Singapore Slings while the new Writers Bar will present bespoke craft cocktails, wines and spirits. Those feeling peckish can choose to dine in the comfort of their own room or sample the fare at one of the hotel's many restaurants. Discover the best mooncakes in Singapore at Raffles Singapore, head to Tiffin Room for authentic North Indian cuisine or a quintessential Afternoon Tea in the heart of the restored lobby and allow yourself to be transported back to the hotel's golden days by the early 20th century décor and ambience.

Amenities

  • Bar
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Laundry Service
  • Internet Access
  • Close to City Centre
  • Restaurant

Where is it

In the heart of Singapore, just steps away from the Suntec City Mall, one of the largest in the city, Raffles City Shopping Centre. Transfer time from Singapore Airport: 20 minutes.

Hotel information

115 suites on 3 floors. All with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, common (or private) verandah, 2 TVs with cable channels, telephone, complimentary WiFi Internet access, complimentary non-alcoholic mini-bar (replenished daily), safe, slippers, bathrobe and hairdryer. Courtyard Suites are situated close to the gardens with a parlour and dining area, dressing area and en-suite bathroom. Suites have 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 11 years).

Palm Court Suites have a parlour and dining area, dressing area, en-suite bathroom and 1 king-size bed, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 11 years).

Personality Suites are named after famous people who were associated with the hotel in its glorious past. Each have a parlour, dining area, bedroom, dressing area and en-suite bathroom, sleeping maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children (up to 11 years).

10 restaurants and bars including; Tiffin Room (breakfast, lunch, dinner), Steakhouse (lunch and dinner), Celebrity Chef at The Grill+ (lunch and dinner), Raffles Courtyard (alfresco bar and lounge), Long Bar, Celebrity Chef at Bar and Billiard Room+, Writers Bar and Ah Teng’s Café. Rooftop swimming pool. Raffles Spa* with full range of health and beauty treatments. Fitness centre. Shopping arcade with speciality boutiques and the Raffles Gift Shop retailing souvenirs and gourmet gifts. Laundry/dry-cleaning service*. 24-hour room service*. Complimentary WiFi available.+Restaurant names to be confirmed.


* Denotes local charge.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating Must have Singaore Sling at Raffles

Mar 20, 2019 Coloradofoodie80123 Denver, Colorado

I was thrilled to finally be at Raffles in Singapore, with peanut shells all over the floor and cool ceiling fans above. About a ten minute wait in the middle of the day, and we were in! The place is sophisticated in a tropical kind of way with beautiful wood furniture and appointments. The Singapore Sling was delicious! The hotel was under… Read more
I was thrilled to finally be at Raffles in Singapore, with peanut shells all over the floor and cool ceiling fans above. About a ten minute wait in the middle of the day, and we were in! The place is sophisticated in a tropical kind of way with beautiful wood furniture and appointments. The Singapore Sling was delicious! The hotel was under renovation, but the bar was open. YAY! Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating The Long Bar and little else

Mar 20, 2019 Eddie1219 Marlow, United Kingdom

While in Singapore we did as many tourists do and included the Raffles Hotel in our itinerary. The first thing to say is that the hotel is undergoing major renovations and the whole place seems to be surrounded by hoardings. I believe the building works will be finished in June. You can get into the Long Bar though. We arrived at 11.45am on a… Read more
While in Singapore we did as many tourists do and included the Raffles Hotel in our itinerary. The first thing to say is that the hotel is undergoing major renovations and the whole place seems to be surrounded by hoardings. I believe the building works will be finished in June. You can get into the Long Bar though. We arrived at 11.45am on a Sunday. There was a queue outside of about 10 people waiting for a table. It took about 20 minutes. We were in the shade on a blisteringly hot day so we were happy to wait. By the time we left an hour or so later, the queue was perhaps 30 people. The interior was pleasant enough but I expected more. My wife had a Singapore Sling but I settled for a long, cool beer (sacrilege I know). Peanuts are free and the tradition seems to be to throw the shells on the floor. Lots of crunching. Given the bar is a major tourist draw, few waiters were in evidence, which was a surprise. The guy that served us personified grace under pressure. Worth it? How can you not? Read less
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Mar 11, 2019 josiejod252 Banbury, United Kingdom

Visited the historic Long Bar on Saturday evening with friends. When in Singapore you have to have a Sling at this venue. It’s a beautiful building, and the bar is classically colonial. Great cocktails at reasonable prices.The waiting staff were lovely too. Surprisingly it was more casual than I expected, though it was nice to have made an effort… Read more
Visited the historic Long Bar on Saturday evening with friends. When in Singapore you have to have a Sling at this venue. It’s a beautiful building, and the bar is classically colonial. Great cocktails at reasonable prices.The waiting staff were lovely too. Surprisingly it was more casual than I expected, though it was nice to have made an effort for a night out. No need to book if you’re going for drinks, just be prepared to queue, but not for long. Read less
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Feb 12, 2019 madlizzie04

Whilst the rest of the hotel maybe closed due to renovation the Long Bar and pop up shop are very much open. Myself and my mum visited just after the Long Bar opened for the day as we were advised by other travellers to go early. The Singapore Sling was just over $30 but worth every penny and my mum had a non alcoholic cocktail which was around… Read more
Whilst the rest of the hotel maybe closed due to renovation the Long Bar and pop up shop are very much open. Myself and my mum visited just after the Long Bar opened for the day as we were advised by other travellers to go early. The Singapore Sling was just over $30 but worth every penny and my mum had a non alcoholic cocktail which was around $16. They were both worth every penny as not only were the drinks good quality but the atmosphere and service top quality. Neither of us could bring ourselves to throw our shell nuts on the floor but the waiter was really friendly and took photos for you and would say was one of my favourite moments whilst in Singapore Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Every Englishman's dream

Feb 3, 2019 hermannvonkatte Manchester, United Kingdom

To sip a Singapore Sling in the Long Bar at Raffles is something I had dreamed of doing for many years. I was not disappointed. Marvellous place, with a unique atmosphere that was not at all diminished by the refurbishment activities being undertaken.