On walking into the Shangri-La after our flight and cab ride we were immediately at peace. The aura of the place is one of calm and quiet (a few days before Christmas!). Wonderful Christmas tree and subtle decorations too.
Recommend spending the cash and taking the buffet breakfast in the main restaurant. Every possible food you could imagine was available and presented superbly. Could have spent most of the morning sampling things! Spent the day relaxing by the massive pool, which was great fun for the kids.
Booked a room in the older garden wing (I think this is what it was called), and whilst was evident it was older, the room was comfortable, clean and took the 4 of us (2 kids) easily. Large bathroom too.
Did not feel that was in the middle of Singapore as the hotel is located in a lush and green part of town within walking distance of Orchard Road.
Booked this hotel as a treat and as we wanted a break on a long trip, to relax, unwind and take it easy. Hotel met all of this and despite paying a touch more than other hotels did not mind as we did feel away
from it all.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Consistently ranked as one of the top luxury hotels in Asia and the world, Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore is where the legendary hospitality of Shangri-La first began. The hotel, which sits amid 15 acres of luxuriant gardens and greenery, is a short stroll from the main entertainment and shopping belt of Orchard Road. This luxury hotel in Singapore comprises 747 luxury guestrooms and suites in three distinctive wings: the contemporary Tower Wing, the nature-inspired Garden Wing and the exclusive Valley Wing. There are also 15 acres of landscaped gardens, which is home to numerous plant and flower species, as well as a large school of luminous red and gold Japanese Koi residing in ponds filled by tumbling waterfalls.Inspired by nature, there is a daily Tai-Chi demonstration with a Tai-Chi master and Koi feeding ceremony by a Koi Master, in the Atrium of the new Garden Wing.A wide range of recreational facilities is available at the hotel, including the newly-opened CHI, The Spa at Shangri-La, 24-hour gym, a Jacuzzi, a sauna and steam room. Guests have the option of a game of tennis or having a swim in the freeform pool. There is a 3-hole golf course for putting practice.The hotel houses several dining outlets for great culinary experiences. From classical Japanese kaiseki at Nadaman to international favourites at The Line and the best of authentic Cantonese delicacies at Shang Palace, guests will enjoy excellent meals and ever-attentive service. A new dining concept, Waterfall Café, offers creative yet healthy cuisine. Guests can also relax with high tea served at The Rose Veranda which features 164 varieties of TWG teas, sip a Cheongsam, Shangri-La’s signature cocktail, in the Asian-inspired Lobby Court or savour premium wines amidst panoramic city views at BLU Bar.All guests will have access to the peaceful gardens, large free-form pool and world-class dining options. Guests will also enjoy signing privileges at the nearby Traders Hotel, Singapore and Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort on Sentosa Island. A business centre with internet and meeting room facilities is available for the convenience of the business travellers as well. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Shangri La Hotel Singapore
- Shangri La Singapore