We had a 2 night stopover in Singapore from Malaysia, and decided to try out the Crowne Plaza Changi. We travel to that part of Asia very frequently and usually end up in a hotel around the Marina area, but this time decided not to lug our luggages around just because the stopover was really short.
To be honest, I was concerned about the aircraft noise, and being a light sleeper, this was the major reason I've consciously chosen not to stay at airport hotels in any city I visited. Taking this risk did pay off. Yes, there certainly was noise from the tarmac, but being mentally prepared did help. The big advantage was that we could unpack and unwind almost immediately on touching down at Changi Airport, and we could dispense with the hassle of a taxi ride with our luggages into the town area.
We had booked 2 adjoining rooms - the other for our 2 kids. The rooms were well equipped, clean and presentable, although small and tight. However, since we were out on town most of the 2 days and nights, that didn't become an issue. If we needed a quick bite, just a 5 minute walk outside the hotel and there was a massive food court at T3.
On our morning of departure, it was a breeze catching our early morning flight, which was another reason we chose this hotel.
If we ever did short stopovers in Singapore again, this would be the way to go for us. The hotel was comfortable, the staff was helpful, and the location at T3 was extremely convenient catching flights no matter which terminal your flight would depart from.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Named the World's Best Airport Hotel by Skytrax in 2015 and 2016, the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport's modern architecture combined with hints of nature gives you a glimpse of what to expect in Singapore - a modern garden city. Just steps away from the departure and arrival hall, rejuvenate in the comforts of our calming room or visit our spa for a range of massage treatments. A cutting-edge air-conditioned linkbridge connects the hotel to world-class Changi Airport Terminal 3, with Terminal 1 accessible by SkyTrain and Terminal 2 accessible via a mezzanine link bridge. We're 10 minutes from Changi Business Park, Singapore Expo and 25 minutes from the city by taxi or MRT. A top airport hotel offering contemporary soundproofed rooms with comfortable beds and spacious modern bathrooms, it is the perfect hotel for a quick stopover between long-haul flights. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport is more a business hotel with a resort ambience. Discover the tropical resort hidden within the hotel with courtyard gardens, a landscaped pool area and peaceful garden views from the Lobby Lounge or al fresco courtyard. Immerse yourself in '70s glamour at bar'75 with intimate nooks for cocktails, dine Cantonese-style at Imperial Treasure or have a buffet of international delights from Azur. Host a tropical garden reception, conference or wedding in our seven meeting rooms and ballroom. Stunning design and the latest technology ensure a successful event with us. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Crowne Plaza Singapore
- Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Singapore