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First visit to Sing

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First visit to Sing

Is it worth spending extra for Mandarin Oriental's Club room? How far is the hotel from the local subway station? Thanks again!

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1. Re: First visit to Sing

M.O is linked to the City Hall MRT (subway) by bridges and underground tunnels (very well lit, clean and u can window shop all along the way ! u can even dine or rest at any of the food and drink outlets). The walk with a 5 year old would take 10 mins (maybe a couple of minutes more the first time round as u might stop and browse but once u know the route, u can get there a lot quicker even if there is a crowd)

As for the club room, unless u plan to spend a lot of time in the hotel, I say skip it. With kids and your first time in town, u will spend a lot of time sightseeing and enjoying the parks or other attractions. U kid will love the river boat rides, hippo or duck tours, cable cars, shopping for pretty things (SIN is a great place to buy kids' clothes as well accessories like beautiful beaded hair clips, shoes, etc, -> very cheap compare to what we can get in CT).

Another note abot M.O's club -> they discourage kids in the lounge (really !) as they really try to cater to the business crowd and those that dont want kids around.

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