New Hotels to Visit in 2016

As travelling becomes an essential part of our upbeat lifestyles, we see a rise in hotels opening their doors to the public in Singapore – having a number of hotels sprouted up in late 2015 and another few slated to open in 2016. Regardless of whether you are in town for a holiday, work trip or just yearning for a short staycation, here are some of the newest hotels in Singapore that you should visit.
1. Hotel Jen Tanglin

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Having officially reopened its doors in late December 2015 after a major refurbishment, Hotel Jen Tanglin is tucked away in a corner of Singapore’s renowned Orchard Road, located just opposite Tanglin Mall. Previously known as Traders Hotel, the newly refurbished hotel features a brand new buffet restaurant J65, 565 contemporary guest rooms and suites, as well as a 30-metre outdoor swimming pool. Despite its location, Hotel Jen Tanglin is easily accessible with complimentary shuttle buses between landmarks such as MRT stations along Orchard Road and the hotel.
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore
1A Cuscaden Road, Singapore 249716

2. The South Beach
2thesouthbeachPhotos: The South Beach
The South Beach is the newest addition to the South Beach Complex located in the heart of Singapore. Being just a stone’s throw away from key landmarks such as the National Gallery of Singapore as well as Esplanade Theatres On The Bay, the luxury hotel is in a prime location that makes for a good choice for travelers visiting Singapore. With a grand total of 654 guest rooms, The South Beach features interiors designed by prominent designer Philippe Starck and is quickly gaining traction for their sky gardens and alfresco infinity pool.
The South Beach
30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763

3. Hotel Vagabond
3hotelvagabond1Photos: Hotel Vagabond
Hotel Vagabond is the first hotel from tech-entrepreneur turned luxury real estate developer Satinder Garcha, who is also ranked 48th on Forbe’s 2015 Singapore’s 50 Richest list. Converted from a 1950s vintage building, the hotel houses a number of eye-catching art centerpieces and has been touted as Singapore’s first art hotel – and if that is not enough, Hotel Vagabond is also the first and only hotel in Asia designed by renowned French architect Jacques Garcia. The 42-room luxury hotel is located in the heart of Kampong Glam and will offer an artist-in-residence program where guests can interact with the featured artist and their works.
Hotel Vagabond
30 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207630
4. Hotel Yan

4hotelyan1Photos: Hotel Yan
Singapore’s very first industrial-chic boutique hotel stands out in the area with its rustic iron and wood design, reflecting the heritage of Tyrwhitt Road’s warehouse and industrial roots. With high ceilings, concrete walls and exposed steel pipes as part of the hotel’s interior design – the 69-room Hotel Yan is a modernised and hip hotel that promises a calm yet refreshing environment perfect for urban dwellers and design-enthusiasts.
Hotel Yan
162 Tyrwhitt Road, Singapore 207581
5. Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Hotel & Spa

Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort and SpaPhotos: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Hotel & Spa
A luxury 5-star resort hotel situated atop a cliff that rises above Tanjong Beach, Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa recently gone through a refurbishment and currently houses 211 rooms and suites alongside four villas, as well as the world’s largest So Spa. The deluxe hotel is a quiet respite away from the bustling city where one can enjoy the peace, tranquility and sea breeze – making it an ideal getaway or weekend staycation spot.
Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa
2 Bukit Manis Road, Sentosa, Singapore 099891
6. The Club Hotel
6theclub1Photos: The Club Hotel
Located in the heart of the vintage and rustic Ann Siang neighbourhood, The Club Hotel is a luxurious 20-room Colonial-style boutique hotel that has recently gone through an extensive renovation – reopening with new concepts, facilities and interior design. Being located just a stone’s throw away from the culturally-rich Chinatown, the hotel makes for a convenient location for travellers who are looking to visit local attractions such as the Chinatown Heritage Centre, Sri Mariamman Temple, as well as the popular Maxwell Food Centre.
The Club Hotel
28 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069708
7. Park Hotel Alexandra
7parkhotel1Photos: Park Hotel Alexandra
Located right beside one of Singapore’s only two IKEA stores, Park Hotel Alexandra is a stylish and modernised hotel that features 442 contemporary rooms and suites, an outdoor infinity pool as well as a well-furnished 24-hour gymnasium. With a shopping mall located in the hotel, guests staying in Park Hotel Alexandra can shop to their hearts’ content and at the same time, enjoy an extensive variety of dining options.
Park Hotel Alexandra
323 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159972
8. Hotel ibis Styles Singapore on Macpherson (April 2016)

Photos: Hotel ibis Styles Singapore on Macpherson
Slated to open in April 2016, the 298-room hotel mimics a cruise-ship like exterior, with a 25-metre freeform outdoor pool and a pool bar complementing it. Located alongside Macpherson Mall, the hotel is an ideal option for avid-shoppers and food-enthusiasts. Hotel ibis will also be providing free shuttle service to MRT train stations as well as some of Singapore’s key attractions.
Hotel ibis Styles Singapore on Macpherson
401 Macpherson Road, Singapore, 368125

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