We stayed at the Raffles Singapore during our christmas holidays in Singapore. We were immediately impressed by the beauty and heritage of this exceptional property.
The Staff is extremely well trained. They managed to make us feel very welcome. Every demand was perfectly executed. But still you never got that artificial feeling you can get in top class hotels.
We saw Pierre every day all around the property during our stay. At first we thought he was a special trainee of some sort because he was participating in everything that was going on at the hotel. To our embarrassment we asked him whether he was a trainee at the hotel. After he replied in a very friendly way that he was in fact the manager, we apologized for our misconception. Perhaps Pierre could have introduced himself to us at the beginning of our stay, so we could have avoided this embarrassment for all of us altogether.
During our stay we also participated at the New Years Eve party. It was a truly memorable night! My only complaint was about the Music. Although the DJ was a very good indeed. At this level of luxury they could have hired a Jazz- or Big Band for the whole night to make everything more glamorous and classy. In my opinion nothing beats live music.
Im looking forward to be staying at the Raffles hotel Singapore again. Thank you!
- Also Known As:
- Singapore Raffles Hotel
- Raffles Singapore
- Raffles Hotel Singapore
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Raffles Hotel is one of Singapore's most graceful landmarks. More legend than hotel, this luxury Singapore hotel celebrates a tradition of unwavering service excellence spanning more than 125 years.Immortalized in the novels of Somerset Maugham and Rudyard Kipling, Raffles Hotel, Singapore’s colonial-styled architecture and lush tropical gardens exude an atmosphere of timeless elegance.Raffles Spa provides pampering relaxation while the boutiques of Raffles Hotel Arcade offer ample opportunities for retail therapy. Raffles Hotel Arcade houses a fine selection of elegant international brands including Tiffany and Co. and Louis Vuitton.Be it business or leisure, the charms of this luxurious Singapore hotel are enticing. 15 restaurants and bars beckon, including the Long Bar - home to the world renowned Singapore Sling; Tiffin Room, which continues the tradition of Afternoon Tea at Raffles and Bar & Billiard Room, well-known for its legend of "The Tiger under the Billiard Table."This luxurious Singapore hotel lies in the heart of the city, in close proximity to the banking and financial districts, Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Centre (SICEC), as well as leisure attractions including the casino at Marina Bay; the cultural sights of Arab Street and Chinatown and shopping at Raffles City shopping mall and Orchard Road shopping belt. ... more less
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