Raffles Singapore

Singapore, Far East

Virgin rating

The hotel

Raffes Singapore has come to be known as one of the country’s most iconic landmarks. 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. 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 swimming pool and a lovely place to relax. 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. 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
  • Fitness Centre/Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Spa
  • Swimming Pool
  • Close to City Centre

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.

Please note: regarding electronic cigarettes in Singapore. You can not take vaporisers, e-cigarettes, e-pipes, e-cigars, and refills into the country. These items are likely to be confiscated, and you could be fined or sent to prison.

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Image of the Tripadvisor rating The superb customer service made Raffles a star for me

Jul 5, 2022 47gayeb

From the minute we arrived my son and I were treated with genuine and authentic service. The check in within our suites was superb and then our butler Alicia Cheryl made our stay so incredibly memorable. While all your physical surroundings are wonderful its your personalised service that sets you apart from any hotel I have ever stayed in
Image of the Tripadvisor rating A dream come true

Jun 27, 2022 Passenger22954119104

The hotel has always been on my bucket list and it exceeded all expectations,a fabulous experience ,the staff are very caring,friendly,and extremely helpful, The Suite was amazing,fabulous bathroom and the bed was very comfortable as was the linen,and the lovely butler. Lovely restaurants,the Long Bar a special experience,and looking around the… Read more
The hotel has always been on my bucket list and it exceeded all expectations,a fabulous experience ,the staff are very caring,friendly,and extremely helpful, The Suite was amazing,fabulous bathroom and the bed was very comfortable as was the linen,and the lovely butler. Lovely restaurants,the Long Bar a special experience,and looking around the wonderful hotel with so much style and so well cared for was great Simply the best hotel I have ever been in Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Excellent experience

Jun 25, 2022 debdory Singapore, Singapore

Excellent service, very comfortable stay. We had our wedding banquet here and extended another day of hotel stay. The entire process from check in to check out was very convenient, we also appreciate the commemorative photo given to us after check in, as well as the welcome Singapore Sling and the high tea at the grand lobby. I also appreciate… Read more
Excellent service, very comfortable stay. We had our wedding banquet here and extended another day of hotel stay. The entire process from check in to check out was very convenient, we also appreciate the commemorative photo given to us after check in, as well as the welcome Singapore Sling and the high tea at the grand lobby. I also appreciate that when we requested for our food to be cleared from the room, upon our return, I noted that the housekeeping staff had tidied up the rest of the room as well. Another positive point: we were at the courtyard suite and our neighbour happened to be a heavy smoker (who really enjoyed smoking outside). But surprisingly, we were unable to smell any smoke at all in our room so long as we close the doors. In other hotels I usually would have requested to change rooms but here I didn't need to. The wedding was also very enjoyable. All staff have been friendly and helpful. We didn't have to worry at all during the entire process. Our guests told us they enjoyed the food and experience as well. Overall, great experience, highly recommended for very special occasions. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Beyond our very high expectations.

Jun 25, 2022 keithinthelakes cumbria

4 nights of opulence in a unique piece of history that is now in the heart of a stunning city. An oasis of relaxed elegance that I had hoped would be as good as the legend and was actually better. Our Courtyard Suite was well worth the upgrade price and we pre booked breakfast for our holiday and this was also exceptional. We had afternoon tea 1… Read more
4 nights of opulence in a unique piece of history that is now in the heart of a stunning city. An oasis of relaxed elegance that I had hoped would be as good as the legend and was actually better. Our Courtyard Suite was well worth the upgrade price and we pre booked breakfast for our holiday and this was also exceptional. We had afternoon tea 1 day as it was a special occasion and I would recommend this as well. The atmosphere is very laid back with most guests in either tourist or business attire. The staff are plentiful, delightful and are a real part of the whole experience. The ladies in their stunning dresses seem to float around the building. There was a head of state visit whilst we were there but this had no impact on the other guests. Our once in a lifetime experience has left me with a desire to return 1 day to stay again. The roof top pool with its excellent gym and bar was the ultimate was to swim surrounded by high rise buildings. Superb - thank you all. Read less
Image of the Tripadvisor rating Afternoon tea

Jun 23, 2022 Daydream666800

This tea is worth the wait. Every aspect of it was luxurious and the scones kept on coming. The ambiance was outstanding. I will be returning in September for another afternoon tea at Raffles. I actually visited in August 2019.