hotels at the RWS (Resorts World Sentosa) dont come cheap. S$300+
holiday season means the price comes with a S$100 surcharge (just because they can).
so, you would expect a reasonably big deluxe room, with a bath tub in the bathroom. but nope. no bath tub. a pretty small shower box is all you get.
other than that, no other major complaints, since i dont use room service, nor the bar fridge. i didnt like that the flat screen TV didnt allow me to change the picture ratio. so all the ppl in the shows i watch looked fat. 3 pillows to a bed. awesome!
about the hotel: thumbs up for the 1st hard rock hotel/cafe in Singapore. i like the cafe food and the hard rock memento stuff. (the cafe is not in the hotel, its at the Forum - a sort of melting pot zone connecting up the various bits of the resort). hotel is still a bit under construction but what is working is ok. they hide the bad bits away from the hotel guests.
about the pool: it's big but it's not fully functional. and parts of it is actually dangerous. danger: the lap pool is tiled and probably a bit too shallow for diving (1.4m and less at the ends) it is separated from the main pool which is also pretty shallow, by a tiled wall. this tiled wall can seriously scratch arms and legs of swimmers who want to switch over from the lap pool (i tried, i got away with it). at least, it's only 1-way. main pool cant get over to the lap pool because the lap pool is higher (water cascades down from lap pool to main pool). not fully functional: the pool bar is not ready yet.
about RWS: since it is a whole resort zone, you'd expect the facilities to be connected, or have some sort of ferry service. i think that wont happen in the near future. a lot of it is still under construction. still, there is a way to get from 1 hotel to another via the forum, but its not a pretty walk. parts of it are still stairs based (without escalotors/lifts) or else exposed to the weather.
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- See the new Hard Rock Hotel Singapore, where energy and glamour meet cutting edge contemporary design. Visit now to experience our new dining, entertainment, and amenities that will have you feeling like rock royalty. We’re just minutes away from the region’s top attractions, including Universal Studios Singapore and SEA Aquarium, as well as Asia’s flagship spa – the world-renowned ESPA. ... more less
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