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Raffles Hotel Arcade

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Address: 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, Singapore
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Fantastic reminder of the British Colonial days. The building is exquisite and I seem to remember it had a big overhaul a few years ago. The shops seem to be quite select and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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Camberley, United Kingdom

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Wonderfully decadent experience in a well maintained & marketed hotel. The Long Bar just had to be visited but the Singapore Sling was far superior when sampled in the courtyard amongst such splendour.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Fantastic reminder of the British Colonial days. The building is exquisite and I seem to remember it had a big overhaul a few years ago. The shops seem to be quite select and exclusive which is fitting to the venue, If you want to do the tourist thing and have a 'sling' in the Long Bar then do what you... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a great old building it has been kept up well and is a real attraction we didn't buy anything as the prices are a bit to high for our budget

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Dortmund, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

The Raffles hotel, a place one has to visit in Singapore, was build in a colonial style. Inside the hotel there are some shops, restaurants and bars. The bar inside the yard is worth a visit, even just to give the famous Singapore Sling a try. I visit the Raffles every time when I am in Singapore ...

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Glendale, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Stopped at the Long Bar to have a Singapore Sling, to do the tourist thing. Drink was fine, the atmosphere of the hotel and shopping arcade was great - really takes you back in time. I liked that part the best.

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Seriously, it has lost it's shine from the hey days when it was reopened. The shops looks tired and paints peeling off.

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Welshpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Sad to see that Raffles Hotel has gone so touristy. I did not think it offered much in the way of shopping, finding the Chinese area more interesting. Even Raffles bar has become a bit of a let down.

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

If you are after a “high-end” shopping experience or you would just like to “sticky beak” to see how the “other half” live then the Raffles Hotel Arcade provides both opportunities. The arcade is located at street level on two sides of the inner courtyard of the hotel. There, you will find a variety of small shops selling quality fashion,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

Unless the idea of a Rolex is your idea of a Saturday afternoon shop then most people are not going to be staying here, but in spite of this the hotel is open to all for a look round and visit to their shop. Of course it would be rude not to try the Singapore Sling ($31) or a soft... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

An iconic building with a tasteful, high end shopping arcade. Lovely with palm trees and large fans as in colonial times.

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