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The Sultan

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   101 Jalan Sultan #01-01, Singapore 199002, Singapore
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Ranked #114 of 291 hotels in Singapore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 6 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is my 1st visit to The Sultan, and I enjoyed my week there tremendously. The staff was very friendly, and were very patient with my multiple requests and visits from friends. The room is very well laid out with complimentary mini bar, wifi. I must admit I didn't try their restaurant or Jazz bar, as there were just so... More

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the hotel room has got good ambiance and layout. and it's located not far away from the MRT at a walkable distance. however, the staff was not friendly at all when i was staying there. me and my friends can't even get extra towels or pillows! the staff/hotel need to work extra on their customer service. definitely not going to... More

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Gosford, Australia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
28 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My partner and I stayed here for 6 nights. It was our third visit and Ms Charmaine Ong and her team are still as friendly and helpful as the first time we visited a few years ago. The hotel has wonderful charm, beautifully restored and lovely furnishings. We were upgraded to a junior suite, which is a large room with... More

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Hudson, Massachusetts
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I made The Sultan my home base during a four night stay in Singapore and I'm glad I stayed put. There are a few things to love about the hotel: 1. Architecturally, the hotel is stunning. It's a boutique hotel built by combining several colonnaded buildings of the Arab Quarter. Arab flavor abounds inside, from Venetian arches to mosaic pattern... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Pros - CLEAN Amenities expected in nicer hotels (toiletries, teas, espresso machine, fridge, safe, cable TV, iron) - Good location (lots of restaurants, 10 minute walk to Lavender MRT, steps from bus #7 that goes straight to Orchard and to Dempsey) - Friendly, helpful reception - Good breakfast with eggs selection - Feels roomy for Singapore - Nice bed and... More

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

I recently stayed at this boutique hotel in the Arab Quarter from May 4 through May 11 This is a cute colonial building with some rustic shops around and numerous eating places of different ethnic styles A very old market feel in the mall a couple of streets away also a couple of picturesque mosques as well as the Mustapha... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The Sultan is trying to be a Boutique up-market hotel in the fashionable heritage area of Singapore. The hotel is in fact 4 old buildings converted to a single entity. When I went there first time in 2013 I did not stay but had a drink and small eats on the super roof terrace. This time the terrace was closed,... More

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105 reviews 105 reviews
35 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

The Sultan is a lovely boutique hotel constructed of a series of renovated shophouses. The rooms are mostly small (mine was a Japanese platform bed) but was all comfy. Solid wi-fi, good A/C, but breakfast left much to be desired. Overall location is good - proximal to MRT, Arab Street and Bugis

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San Diego, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Although there are many high end hotels in Singapore, we chose this hotel after reading the reviews, as we were looking for a small hotel. It has the architectural style of the shophouses. We were on the ground floor, facing the alley (there is an Arab girl's school across the alley), and the room was very comfortable. The staff was... More

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

A small and intimate boutique hotel by Kampong Glam and Arab St. Walking distance to Bugis and surrounded great little cafe and restaurants. The hotel is situated among a few shop houses style building. Room is clean and cozy. I stayed on the ground floor with window "facing" an alley so it's quiet. Only a shame that I can't or... More

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Address: 101 Jalan Sultan #01-01, Singapore 199002, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sultan 4*
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The Sultan is a 64-room shop house style boutique hotel, nestled right in the heart of culturally vibrant Kampong Glam. Faithfully preserved and recreated from traditional Singaporean shop houses; The Sultan retains many beautiful architectural features that hark back to a time in Singapore’s past when Kampong Glam was a bustling shopping and trading district and shop houses were magnificently built with great arches and columns to be used by owners as both their personal residence and their place of business. The distinctive building which houses The Sultan’s main lobby is so prized for its historical and cultural relevance, and architectural beauty, that it has appeared on a 1996 Singapore postage stamp. At The Sultan, you won’t have to give up the perks of modern comforts and luxuries to get a taste of old world Singapore charm.Priding itself on good ol’ Singaporean hospitality, each and every single member of The Sultan family looks forward to making your stay one that is truly memorable. Be it a personalized walking tour through Kampong Glam, or just making sure you get your breakfast just the way you like it, The Sultan family hopes that you find in The Sultan a haven from the hustle and bustle, a refuge from the blazing Singapore heat, a home away from home.The Sultan boasts 64 hotel guest rooms, offering 8 different room types to cater to our guests’ different budgets and needs. No two room in The Sultan are exactly the same, spanning different visual themes, views and spatial set ups, giving our guests a little surprise each time they come back to visit us. ... more   less 
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