There are many family-friendly boutique hotels on this sunny island and not all of them are in the noisy CBD. If you are looking for a unique, chic, or eclectic boutique stay with your kids in tow…this guide has you sorted! Stay, play, and repeat.
Each of the New Majestic’s 30 rooms is different, from the mix of vintage and designer furniture through to the customized baths. Highlights include rooms with private gardens, attic-style rooms with loft beds in six-meter high ceilings. They will give you a smart phone to use during your stay to help you get around the island. They have free wifi and a great pool which will invigorate you after a long day, or some much needed splash time for the kiddos!
New Majestic Hotel, 31–37 Bukit Pasoh Road, 089845, +65 6511 4700, www.newmajestichotel.com
Village Hotel Katong is also one of the few hotels located in the Eastern region of Singapore. The Creek Pool is ideal for families with children or guests looking for a quick dip in tropical Singapore. For couples who want to chill out and enjoy the company of each other, the Infinity Pool is perfect for you. Close to Joo Chiat and East Coast Park this is a great location if you don’t want to stay in the hustle and bustle of the city.
Village Hotel Katong, 25 Marine Parade, Singapore 449536, +65 6344 2200, www.stayfareast.com/en/hotels/village-hotel-katong.aspx
This is a beautiful tranquil, colonial hotel not far from the hustle and bustle of the city. This is perfect for kids who love to horse ride. The stables are close by and they can have lessons galore all weekend. As well as riding they will learn about caring and feeding the horses. If you’re not horsey then visit one of the local attractions such as Juron Bird Park or Night Safari. They offer babysitting services and supervised activities for the kids if you need an hour or two to yourself.
Riders Lodge, 100 Turf Club Road, Singapore 287999, +65 6465 4828, www.riderslodge.net
If you’re looking for a little adventure in the heart of Little India the Wanderlust is for you. Designed by award winning agencies, this 29 floor storey hotel will have even little ones mesmerized and surprised. They have partnered up with some great people to ensure your stay in fun filled. Why not take a trip to the Alive Museum or explore the local area. Head on back for a delicious French meal at Cocotte.
Wanderlust, 2 Dickson Rd, Singapore 209494, +65 6396 3322, http://wanderlusthotel.com
This is not an ordinary hotel and one of Singapore’s best kept secrets. This is just a stone’s throw away from the Suntec Convention Centre, the Formula One Track, and a myriad of inner-city shopping centers. If you fancy basking in the comfort of your hotel rooms, you can also take your pick between the Xbox and Nintendo Wii gaming consoles available for loan on a complimentary basis.
Naumi Hotel, 41 Seah St, Singapore 188396, +65 6403 6000, www.naumihotel.com
This is a small boutique inn located in the city not that you’d ever know if was there. In the lobby is a giant map of the neighborhood, download a walking tour, and visit one of the many eateries, galleries and shops. The garden deck and dipping pool is the perfect place to unwind after a day of exploring. Relax with the family before heading out to dinner.
Lloyd’s Inn, 2 Lloyd Rd, Singapore 239091, +65 6737 7309, http://lloydsinn.com/#!/home
Located in the heart of Singapore and within walking distance to major shopping centers such as Suntec City, Bugis Junction and Raffles City. They showcase works of art by budding local artists and all proceeds from the sale of these pieces go back to the artists themselves. They also launched a 'Cycle Singapore!' initiative where Hotel guests and members of the public could loan a bicycle for a day for free.
Hotel Kai, 14 Purvis Street, Singapore, 188593, +65 6643 9999, www.hotelkai.com
The Scarlet Singapore, is nestled amidst the vibrant Club Street community of creative agencies, specialty shops, boutique spas, trendy restaurants and cafes, wine bars, antiques shops and art galleries. For a quieter more intimate stay this is the right place for you. Explore Chinatown and savor some of the local delights of Smith Street. Buy your souvenirs and antiques from one of the local vendors.
The Scarlet Hotel, 33 Erskine Rd, Singapore 069333, +65 6511 3333, www.thescarlethotels.com/singapore