If you are thinking that booking a budget hotel in Singapore means having to forego style or substance, you may be surprised! Perhaps you think that cheaper accommodation options in Singapore can only be found in fairly isolated parts of the country. If you look hard enough, however, you can definitely uncover some excellent hotels that are located close to the city centre and MRT train stations.
Whilst Singapore certainly isn’t a budget destination, there are definitely some ways to cut the costs when enjoying this clean and lively Asian destination. If hostels aren’t your thing, and you like all the trappings of a stay in a fancy hotel, here are some examples of top notch budget hotels in Singapore:
Kam Leng Hotel
A heritage hotel, the magic starts before you even enter the front door! Close to Little India, the whitewashed façades hail from another era and once inside you can feast your eyes on many old fittings and fixtures, combined with some period furnishings and modern luxuries. Originally opened in the late 1920s, the gorgeous hotel underwent renovations in the 2000s. The blend of Chinese and Nanyang styles are eye-catching and attractive.
Rooms are bright and airy, the beds are enticingly soft, and you can enjoy free Wi-Fi, en suite bathrooms with hot water and a hair dryer, complimentary drinking water, and hot drink making facilities.
There is a friendly resto-bar within the hotel and you can reserve a room from around 100 SGD per night.
Another gorgeous hotel in an old building and close to Little India, Perak Hotel offers comfortable and stylish rooms with private bathrooms, satellite TV, tea and coffee making facilities, an in-room safe, and elegant décor.
Free Wi-Fi is available in the reception area and a filling continental breakfast is provided each morning. Standard rooms cost around 130 SGD per night.
Brilliantly located on one of Chinatown’s best known historical lanes, this hotel is surrounded by traditional and charming shops. The hotel building is made up of several joined traditional shop houses. Rooms blend the cosy and the chic, with features such as a TV, a mini refrigerator, free Wi-Fi internet access, and a powerful rain shower. Double rooms cost around 130 SGD per night, and there are also single rooms from 120 SGD.
The Sandpiper Hotel is a terrific base for visitors who want to stay close to the energy and vibe of Little India and yet still be near to the many shopping delights of the bustling Orchard Road. The 24-hour Mustafa Centre, famous for its bargain shopping, is also just a short walk away from the Sandpiper Hotel.
Guests can take advantage of many great services and amenities, such as free Wi-Fi, cable TV, and air-conditioning in all rooms, 24-hour security, onsite dining options, a convenience store, and daily housekeeping. Rooms are beautifully appointed with small luxurious touches. A night will costs around 130 SGD, although promotions are often available to lover the price even more.
If you like to stay away from the city bustle and yet remain accessible to most parts of Singapore, Champion Hotel might be just what you are looking for. A lovely restored boutique hotel, you’ll find clean and comfortable room with terrific facilities in the heritage area of Joo Chiat.
Rooms are en suite and have a refrigerator, Wi-Fi internet access, drinks making facilities, and an electronic safe. The hotel has a laundry room. A night costs around 120 SGD – 130 SGD.
Champion Hotel is a great choice for guests seeking the combination of comfort, accessibility, and affordability.
It really is possible to find a budget hotel in Singapore without compromising on comfort and character!