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epping
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very elegant hotel with lovely large colonial rooms. Will be even smarted once the refurb is completed. It's a pity, but the Long Bar doesn't sit well with the rest of the hotel. It's trashy and just plain awful. It attracts the wrong crowd for an otherwise classy establishment. We felt obliged to try it and walked in to a...

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Warminster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed November 17, 2016

The service is so superb it would take many pages to detail its various delights, it needs to be experienced rather than written about, but I would make a few points to assist potential guests. The base level room (Courtyard) is a true suite with a separate dinning/leisure area, a very large comfortable bedroom and large bathroom with double vanities...

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Simon H, General Manager at Raffles Hotel Singapore, responded to this review

Dear Ian L, Thank you for sharing your experience here with us. I am heartened by the fact that our outstanding service lived up to your expectations, and I am sure that my colleagues will be equally delighted to learn of this. I am also glad that you were more than satisfied with your luxurious Courtyard Suite, as the comfort...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

On business in Singapore I visited the famous Raffles Hotel. The calm stylish beautiful hotel amongst the madness of high rise Singapore. Loved it. And yes the original Singapore Sling is fabulous. Yes it's expensive but if you want a real treat just go there even just for a drink. Be aware the hotel is going under some renovations at...

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Sleaford, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Couldn't visit Singapore without having a Singapore sling at raffles. A beautiful building and many tourists in the long bar. Area for tourists is kept separate from the hotel no doubt to keep the rif-raf away from the wealthy guests. The long bar is next to the billiard room and adjacent to a lovely garden with fountain. Very expensive for...

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Sudbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Iconic hotel full of tradition and charm, could not fault the cream tea, service was impecable staff very attentive this hotel is in a great location and setting against new buildings , a must for visitors to Singapore

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Yorkshire
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If in Singapore, you just have to visit Raffles Bar ! As it was early afternoon when we visited, we stuck to the non-alcoholic version of the Singapore Sling but were a bit disillusioned to learn that not only is the genuine article extremely expensive (not really a surprise) but it is on tap ! Having said that, it is...

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Shanghai, China
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in the hotel from Feb 4 to Feb.9 with my family included a kid of more than 4 years old for celebrating my 9 years wedding anniversary. Every one of the hotel is very nice. At the first time when you stepped out from the taxi, you were just began treated as the distinguished guest. The Indian door...

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Quenington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We experienced the raffles bar and had to have a singapore sling. It was interestingly different to the ones we make at home, much sweeter! It was outside in the courtyard and it was so obvious that everyone was doing the same as us. The bar staff were very efficient and friendly, so we did enjoy it. The rooms were...

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Bridgewater, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Everyone who visits Singapore must visit this hotel. It is an icon of Singapore and the first hotel to be built. Just walking around the hotel to see the architecture is enough. A Singapore Sling is expensive at $31 SD but it is outstanding.

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Broxburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you are looking for a quick bite and reasonably priced. Then this is not for you We booked online before coming to Singapore, although that's not to say you could not possible book on the day. The hotel is quite simply beautiful. An oasis in an otherwise modern city location It is reminiscent of the days of the Raj....

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Food & drink at the hotel
Raffles Grill
Raffles Grill
Cuisines: French, European, International
Tiffin Room
Tiffin Room
Cuisines: British
Shinji by Kanesaka
Shinji by Kanesaka
Cuisines: Japanese, Sushi, Asian
Raffles Courtyard
Raffles Courtyard
Cuisines: Italian, Bar, European, Pizza, Pub
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about Raffles Hotel Singapore

Address: 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: $499 - $886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Raffles Hotel Singapore 5*
Number of rooms: 103
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Also Known As:
Singapore Raffles Hotel
Raffles Singapore
Raffles Hotel Singapore
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Singapore
#1 Spa Hotel in Singapore
#2 Romantic Hotel in Singapore
#3 Business Hotel in Singapore
#3 Family Hotel in Singapore
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“Although you do not really notice it, one side of the hotel is on a busy street, so try and get a room on the other side of the Palm Court”
 of 5 bubbles Mitselakis, 5 days ago | Read review
“Expect to get an upgrade to a suite if they are not full so don't book a suite, just wait it out as the normal rooms are good enough.”
 of 5 bubbles 654barrieb, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ground floor at the back”
 of 5 bubbles sanctumcapo, 1 week ago | Read review
“We had a ground floor which was stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles carrenr2016, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“There are not any bad rooms at Raffles, just ones that are larger and more luxurious than others.”
 of 5 bubbles JBoice, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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