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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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#6 of 373 in Singapore
Location
4.8
Cleanliness
4.8
Service
4.7
Value
4.1
2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
Experience Raffles’ charming ambience and legendary service at the newly restored hotel. Enjoy newly opened bars, restaurants, courtyards, and social areas; spaces designed to make Raffles the place to meet, spend time, shop and celebrate. Long Bar returns fully restored and continues its proud tradition as the Home of the Singapore Sling. Raffles Hotel is one of Singapore's most graceful landmarks. 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. 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.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Entertainment staff
Babysitting
Taxi service
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa locker rooms
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Massage
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Additional bathroom
Housekeeping
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
Hair dryer
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Telephone
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Refrigerator
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Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Luxury
Romantic
Languages Spoken
English, French, Chinese, Filipino and 1 more

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478Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
62Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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William wrote a review May 18
San Francisco, California1 contribution
A beautiful and historic hotel combined with staff that put people first made our stay memorable. To start, we were greeted by the iconic doorman and subsequently another person to help up with our bags. Upfront, this already made us feel very welcome. Once inside, we were in awe at the beauty of the hotel, seeing it in person is indeed better than in pictures. The quaintess was heartwarming to say the least. When we got to our room near the Bras Basah wing, we were taken by the big space together with it's beautiful classic interior design. We were very happy to know that this will be our place to stay for almost a week. We stayed near the library and had a pleasant walk along there as well. We didn't expect much of the breakfast but it was a lot lot better than expected. The Raffles Signature Omelette is a must try and gave us something to look forward to every morning. We got to meet some of the staff and EJ was really accomodating to us and made sure we are taken care of. A subtle thing that made me really happy was the little story cards that the house keeping staff left every afternoon that they cleaned. I really enjoyed reading them that day before I went to bed and was such a nice touch to our stay! We also enjoyed our time at the writers bar drinking and enjoying the ambiance and history of the place. The highlight of our trip was on the last day we were having breakfast, there was this man in a suit talking to guests, and once he got to us, he said his name was Leslie and that he had been working at Raffles for 50 years! He mentioned that he is now Resident Historian and answered all my questions about the hotel and also was nice enough to accompany us to get a picture and his book signed. Overall, our stay was amazing and to quote Leslie Danker: Raflles is truly one of a kind.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Julielimoc wrote a review Feb 2022
Orange County, California40 contributions16 helpful votes
Hotel's Favorite
I was like a kid in a candy store when it came to selecting a 5 star hotel in Singapore. Since I couldn't choose where to stay, we decided to go hotel-hopping. We stayed at the spacious Westin, the modern JW Marriott, the Grand Hyatt in the middle of shopping paradise, the swanky St. Regis, the relaxed W Sentosa Resort, and the iconic Raffles Hotel. We enjoyed each of our visit and all of the hotels will be reviewed separately. However, I'm glad we saved the best for last. From the moment we pulled up to the gravelly driveway, we immediately felt welcomed and were made to be at home. Starting from the stately doormen to our graceful butlers to the boutique, everyone treated us with kindness and warmth. It is no wonder that this establishment is a class above the rest. I love the Italian marble and lush greeneries throughout the property. It is a serene oasis within a bustling city. The elegant suite is the best of both worlds, imparting a sense of history with the state of the art comfort. This hotel was closed for nearly 2 years for a complete transformation. No expense was spared and it shows. Breakfast at the elegant Tiffin room was indulgent with delicious local offerings. On the second day, we sat outdoors with the view of a historical fountain. The whole place seems to exude a sense of understated luxury, however, it is their hospitality which sets them apart. We would like to recognize the following staff members for going the extra mile. Joy, Gwendolyn, Rina in the reservations team Harpreet (Happy) & Amir at the door to welcome us each time Anwar at the lobby and for pictures Rie, Cheryl, Yujun, and Thyra - our dedicated Butlers Nadia the Concierge for arranging our in-room ART Test Nazir the Historian for a fabulous and educational tour Ludeth, Joshua, and Kelly at the Tiffin Room Akira and Jiyeon at the Reception Alphonsus, Liana, and Michelle at the Raffles Boutique for an exquisite shopping experience. Thank all of you for making our stay a memorable one. We shall return!
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Date of stay: February 2022
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Response from Christian Westbeld, General Manager at Raffles Hotel Singapore
Responded Feb 21, 2022
Dear Julie L, Thank you for your wonderful review of our Grande Dame. It is most delightful to hear that we met your expectations of our esteemed Raffles Singapore, as we pride ourselves on our world-class service and one-of-a-kind gastronomic experiences, and it is brilliant that you experienced what makes Raffles so special. The care that we put into every detail puts us at the forefront of the hospitality scene, and creates an oasis for the well travelled. I am delighted that you had enjoyed our restored suites with our updated amenities. I truly appreciate the time taken to leave us these heartwarming compliments and valued feedback, especially to each and every one of our colleagues you have had interacted with throughout your stay. We look forward to welcoming you back to Raffles again soon. Yours sincerely, Christian Westbeld Managing Director Raffles Singapore
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Peter H wrote a review May 17
Ipswich, United Kingdom20 contributions11 helpful votes
We were welcomed by the staff and shown to our suite. The check in was carried out in our parlour via an ipad. Our butler then showed us how to operate the air con, curtains and lights from the in room ipads - very high tech but convenient. Welcome drinks were provided and any questions about our stay were answered. the suite was perfect, with our balcony overlooking the wonderful gardens. We had made a resevartion for afternoon tea and were very happy with the service and friendly staff, in particular Bernie made us feel at ease. The doorman were always friendly and helpful with directions and local knowledge. Breakfast was to a very high standard and most enjoyable. On one occassion we were lucky enough to meet Mr Leslie danker who has woked at Raffles for 50 years. Leslie is the resident historian and has written two books which relate his memories of the hotel and life in Singapore. (I purchased these from the gift shop). Diana Kelane, one of the concierge team was most helpful in dealing with my various requests. No stay at Raffles or indeed any trip to Singapore is complete without a visit to the Long Bar to sample the famous Singapore gin sling. The refurbished Long bar tastefully preserves the original style, it was busy but we were quickly shown to a table, complete with the required peanuts. A great experience. All in all, our stay was most satisfactory. As you would expect from such a great hotel. It was sad to see that the famous billiard room has now been changed into an italian restaurant but I suppose times move on.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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LengDyson wrote a review May 15
Singapore, Singapore16 contributions15 helpful votes
Raffles Hotel lives up to its reputation as a top notch hotel with its inimitable historic architecture. An oasis with its courtyards and tropical gardens in the heart of the bustling city. We are made to feel welcomed throughout every touch point of our stay.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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wtcmor wrote a review May 14
Australia146 contributions64 helpful votes
Incredible hotel with impressive attention to detail. Afternoon tea was a highlight. The history in this hotel is amazing check out the library and corridor of photos. If you are considering it highly recommend.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Justine G wrote a review May 12
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Great service by the whole team, the hotel was clean, the suites spacious with a balcony and the gym exceptional. Well spaced out with all of the imperative and new equipment.! We had high tea here and it was the best I have had worldwide.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Bert G wrote a review May 10
Singapore, Singapore62 contributions55 helpful votes
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Did high tea in Raffles Hotel for the first time with my family to celebrate mother's day and it was quite an experience. It's 80 dollars per person for the classic one includes coffee (yes can be refilled) as I prefer coffee than tea. We love the savory sandwiches and scones but the sweet ones are just ok. I think the price is worth it considering the ambiance, food and the service. My wife also got a mother's day gift which was a suprise. Btw, the pictures taken by the staff was impressive.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Chris R wrote a review May 6
Cape Town, South Africa13 contributions
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From the warm welcome to the seamless check-out, everything was marvellous. The rooms are a perfect blend of the old and the new, the bed is fantastic and the food and service are impeccable (they even remember your drinks orders for breakfast). The hotel is also situated in an ideal location, within a short walk you can be at incredible restraints, bars, museums and more. We can't wait to come back and stay again.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Yngvar wrote a review May 2
Singapore, Singapore20 contributions28 helpful votes
My wife and I returned to the Raffles to celebrate our 25th wedding anniversary and had an amazing time at this iconic hotel. All the way from picture taking at the lobby to the suite, lunch at Tiffin room, drinks in the writes bar and amazing dinner at The Osteria. We truly enjoyed the short escape and congratulate the team on providing a memorable experience.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Traveled
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Balbir Singh wrote a review May 1
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates2 contributions3 helpful votes
We were very impressed with the whole experience. All good things. We were escorted to our rooms and the check in was a breeze. The Butler service was a surprise. Asiq was very attentitive and thoughtful. He surprised us with the cake for my wife's birthday. We were also taking photos and Grace the Rooms Director saw us and offered to take our pictures. She even got one framed sent to our address as we had checked out by then. She was very patient and gracious with us. The rooms were very well done. Really grateful for the small cake and ballons to make my wife's birthday all the more enjoyable A truly mesmerising and delighful experience. Well worth the price. The staff were very polite and made us feel very hospitable.
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Date of stay: April 2022
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$962 - $1,196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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singapore raffles hotel, raffles hotel singapore, raffles singapore
LOCATION
SingaporeSingaporeCity Hall / Downtown Core/Downtown Singapore / Central Area/City Area
NUMBER OF ROOMS
115
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Frequently Asked Questions about Raffles Hotel Singapore
Which popular attractions are close to Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Nearby attractions include Chijmes (0.2 miles), Pororo Park Singapore (0.3 miles), and Loof (0.1 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Conveniently located restaurants include Entre-Nous creperie, Portman's Bar, and Paulaner Bräuhaus Singapore.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and locker rooms available in the fitness center during their stay.
Is Raffles Hotel Singapore located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.7 miles away from the center of Singapore.
Are any cleaning services offered at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Raffles Hotel Singapore offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Raffles Hotel Singapore?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, German, Chinese, and Filipino.