The east side of Singapore has plenty to offer! Good food, plenty of cafes, beaches, cycling trails and relatively closer to the airport than other neighborhoods – there are plenty of activities to do along the east coast of Singapore. Whether you are touring Singapore with your family or perhaps looking for a staycation, there is an extensive selection of family-friendly hotels from pocket-friendly hotels to luxurious five-star hotels. The best part is that most of them are a stone’s throw away from an instagrammable cafe or the beach for some water activities!
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Santa Grand Hotel East Coast is strategically situated near the eclectic cultural belt of the East, close to the vibrant neighborhoods of Katong and Joo Chiat. The hotel is housed in a culturally-preserved building to retain the rich local Peranakan heritage. Amenities include on-site parking, open terrace, and a pool for the kids to splash in! There are plenty of colorful and beautiful traditional shophouses that house cafes and shops selling knick knacks for you to explore!
Located just 15 minutes away from Changi Airport, the Grand Mercure Singapore Roxy Hotel offers easy access to beaches, city centre as well as Singapore's famous food centres! Aside from its strategic location, this hotel also has several restaurants such as Wave Cafe, Jia Wei Chinese restaurant, Feast Roxy and even a Halal-certified kitchen. The hotel runs regular promotions from time to time, such as festive buffets and even a specially-curated ladies staycation package!
This luxurious 5-star hotel is strategically located within close proximity to the Jewel Changi Airport, Changi Business Park, Singapore Expo, beaches and malls! It features world-class dining and leisure facilities including swimming pools, tennis courts and Devarana Spa. There are plenty of promotions as well as exquisite high-tea options for the entire family and tourists! While you are there, perhaps try your hand golfing at one of their championship golf courses!
Dusit Thani Laguna Singapore, 11 Laguna Golf Green, Singapore 488047, www.dusit.com/dusitthani-laguna-singapore
D’Resort Singapore checks all the right boxes when it comes to looking for a family-friendly staycay. Integrated water park, lush greenery of Pasir Ris Park, bbq facilities, and clean and massive rooms, the kids would absolutely love it! D’Resort is also a stone’s throw away from Singapore’s entertainment complex, which boasts a 6-hall cineplex, one of the largest indoor skating rinks and over 100 retail shops and F&B outlets!
D'Resort Singapore, 1 Pasir Ris Close, Singapore 519599, www.dresort.com.sg
Housed on the site of the former Joo Chiat Police Station, Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong is a unique mix of modern architecture and conversation building. The hotel features a unique design inspired by the Peranakan culture, from the art murals to tiles in each of their 131 guestrooms. Their hotel includes amenities such as complimentary Wi-Fi and 24-hour accessible fitness centre. The best thing to look forward to is their Baba Chews Bar and Eatery, which features a line-up of quality coffee, tea and cocktails inspired by local flavors!
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong, 86 East Coast Rd, Singapore 428788, www.ihg.com/hotelindigo/hotels/us/en/singapore/sinki/hoteldetail
Coliwoo Hotel Amber combines the best of both worlds – an idyllic accommodation away from the bustle of the city while remaining within a short drive from it. Similar to other hotels within the vicinity, Coliwoo Hotel Amber features quaint Peranakan interior designs that boast earthy tones and iconic geometric shapes! There are plenty of room types available, from King Suites, Premier Queen Suite and even Deluxe Queen Suites!
Coliwoo Hotel Amber, 40-42 Amber Road, Singapore 439878, www.coliwoo.com/hotel-apartment-rental/amber
An interesting play on its name, the Snooze Hotel literally provides you with affordable and comfortable rooms for you to snooze in! Whether you are looking for a solo digital getaway or travelling with the kids, there are a variety of room options to choose from. The Snooze Hotel also has presence in Dickson Road and Dunlop Street.
The Snooze Hotel, 400 E Coast Rd, Singapore 428996, firstname.lastname@example.org, WWW.snooze-inn.com
Located in the historical district of Singapore, Village Hotel Katong is close to landmarks such as the Church of Singapore and Katong Antique House. Foodies and culture vultures will absolutely love staying here, as all things Peranakan are within walking distance. From the famous Katong Laksa to East Coast Park, there are plenty of things to do! If you are somewhat of a homebody, perhaps check out their swimming pools or perhaps watch the Pernankan district come to live in the morning from your hotel room balcony!
Village Hotel Katong, 25 Marine Parade Rd, Singapore 449536, www.villagehotels.asia/en/hotels/village-hotel-katong
Go on a local staycation at Changi Cove! Set in 4 hectares of lush natural greenery that serves as a natural habitat for migratory birds, Changi Cove serves as a refreshing destination for birthday celebrations, family getaways or perhaps just a solo retreat! Each of their 112 hotel rooms are designed for comfort and fitted with modern amenities for maximum comfort. If you are just looking to just relax and enjoy, perhaps sign up for one of their personal itineraries!
Located in the thriving district of Joo Chiat, Champion Hotel is a charming and affordable hotel that boosts fully-furnished and clean rooms. This family-friendly hotel even has rooms with a swing chair in it for you to relax and enjoy! There are plenty of attractions and amenities nearby such as Gardens By The Bay, Marina Bay Sands and Paya Lebar Square!
Champion Hotel, 60 Joo Chiat Rd, #01-06, Singapore 427726, www.championhotel.com.sg/homepage
Venue Hotel is one of the best modern boutique hotels in Singapore. Here, you will enjoy a completely different experience in a cosy and rustic environment! There are 6 categories of room to suit the different needs of travellers, catering to single travellers as well as families! Close to the Venue Hotel are plenty of malls, eateries as well as shopping districts!
Venue Hotel, 305 Joo Chiat Road Singapore 427556, www.venuehotel.sg
This 3-star hotel is located on the site of the former Joo Chiat police station in Singapore’s first heritage town. Boosting 451 rooms, the Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong offers guests the experience of an authentic ethnic culture of Singapore from an area less known to tourists. Amenities include free express start Breakfast and Grab & Go options. While you are there, perhaps sign up for their member to enjoy exclusive offers and hotel packages for the family!
Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong, 88 East Coast Rd, Singapore 423371,www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress/hotels/us/en/singapore/sinka/hoteldetail
For a different hotel experience, perhaps go glamping along East Coast Park instead! Glampingkaki offers you a unique experience of all the amenities of high-end hotels set in a natural environment. Indulge in a queen-size memory-foam mattress, down bedding and furniture befitting a luxury hotel room. It is perfect for families who want to experience living literally with the beach at your "doorstep"!
Set in the heart of Singapore’s Changi Business Park, Capri by Fraser, Changi City offers a unique hotel experience catered to the urban-inspired and digitally-savvy travellers. The hotel boosts dramatic artwork and lively interiors that offers a refreshing lifestyle experience! For families with kids, there are plenty of room options to choose from. Each of their 313 studio apartments is decked out in sleek, contemporary style - minimalist with refreshing pops of colour and vibrancy as well as high-tech home entertainment system for a family movie night!
Capri by Fraser, Changi City, 3 Changi Business Park Central 1, Singapore 486037, email@example.com, www.frasershospitality.com/en/singapore/capri-by-fraser-changi-city/
For somewhere convenient before catching a next day flight, Yotelair Singapore is the best place to check out. Conveniently located within Singapore Changi Airport itself, there are various room options catered to all types of travellers - families with babies included! The best part is that all guests can enjoy up to 20% of all attractions within JEWEL, a nature-themed entertainment and retail complex surrounded by and linked to Changi Airport!
Yotelair Singapore Changi Airport, Jewel Changi Airport, landside of Changi Airport, +65 6407 7888, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.yotel.com/en/hotels/yotelair-singapore-changi-airport
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