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Raffles Hotel Arcade

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Address: 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, Singapore
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Singapore's Colonial District Walking Tour

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Historical place and the birth of the Singapore Sling. Go to the Long Bar, get a Sling and throw your peanut shells on the floor.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
Gary L
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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

An interesting place to visit , great food hall and variety of small shops to explore. Enjoy a drink in the Raffles courtyard under the umbrellas in the shade during the afternoon where it's quiet and relaxing.

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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There is an outdoor bar in the Raffles Hotel complex. I believe it is actually teh raffles bar (not to be confused with the indoor "Long Bar"). It is a nice colonial style gaden setting and it is easy to imagine traders and business people from a bygone era cooling off there after a hard day. There is plenty of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Historical place and the birth of the Singapore Sling. Go to the Long Bar, get a Sling and throw your peanut shells on the floor.

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Thank Gary L
Woking, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited the hotel and walked around it to savour the ambience. It has retained its charm over the years. Do stop by the wine bar and enjoy one of several types of Singapore gin sling cocktails.

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Batemans Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well maintained building with historical value. Make sure you take a map, we forgot ours and there wasn't much signage to let you know which way to go.

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Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's the hotel. Yes it's nice...you are just going for the singapore sling. You think...wow, it's nice but not worth the price to stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lovely old colonial building with beautiful garden and bars. Of course we had to see where the original Singapur Sling comes from! Nice Shops in a beautiful area. Charmy

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Our guide had many stories relating to the history of this Hotel as well as the many famous guests who stayed there. Also there was the traditional Singapore Sling. Well worth the experience.

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Laurel, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were downtown (to visit the National Gallery) and saw the Raffles so we stopped in. No charge to walk around and see British colonialism in all its splendor. Very pretty. Also stopped in the Long Bar where my wife just had to have a Singapore Sling (for $36!).

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We walked through the hotel and ended up having some cakes at the bakery. Wished we had done the high tea as it would have been an amazing feeling sitting in this iconic hotel with its old world charm.

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