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Raffles Hotel Arcade

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Heard a lot about the Arcade and decided to visit. Wasn't disappointed. Good for a relaxing evening out.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A must see place where you can see how the British cololnialism helped shape Singapore's history and what it has become today.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Heard a lot about the Arcade and decided to visit. Wasn't disappointed. Good for a relaxing evening out.

Thank clemyf
Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As with everything in Singapore, Raffles is expensive. Only the very wealthy stay here. Tourists, well they just go for a look and walk around and sometimes have a drink at the Long Bar. But be prepared. Drinks here are expensive. $84 SGB for 4 drinks and 2 were just beers. But ie is worth the experience

Thank RobinMc882
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Although expensive, the Singapore Sling was developed at Long Bar in Raffles Hotel. You can consider trying it here, it was $31 SGD + Tax and Service charge. The area itself is very nice as well!

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Palm Desert, California
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I went here because of the historic significance of the hotel and especially its' bar. Please note that we did NOT stay here, we chose instead the Mandarin hotel. The bar itself is located far back in the hotel grounds and has apparently been relocated several times though the years. So much for historical significance. The bar... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is my second trip to Singapore and my husbands first so yes you have a wonder round Raffles they seemed to be having a major sort out i think they are having a make over so for me this time didn't have the wow factor

Thank susiewhozie
New Brighton, Wirral, England
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful hotel that should not be missed. It oozes history and a visit to the Long Bar for a Singapore Sling should not be missed

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

With Raffles and the history of Singapore being indelibly linked it seemed a shame not to head to raffles and try to get a feel for the past....we were not disappointed the bar is old world wood and the floor is covered with peanut shells with free flowing nuts in the shell on all tables....the Slings are not cheap nut... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice range of shops and restaurants. Pleasant even for window shopping . Situated in the iconic Raffles hotel with interesting architecture, sheltered verandas.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Sitting in the sun , enjoying a Singapore Sling or 2 Imagining I am in days gone past and part of Historical Singapore. Would love to stay here but budget will not allow

Thank Angela B

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