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Amara Singapore Hotel
Ranked #76 of 306 Hotels in Singapore
Hopton on Sea, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“business hotel”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

This was a lovely hotel but very much geared up for business rather than the pleasure traveller. Stayed here for four nights on way to Australia,then had a full further ten nights on the way home. Beautiful pool and spa though we were the only ones using them! Not much to walk to nearby but not far in a taxi to the many shopping districts and bars etc. Reasonable breakfast and very friendly staff. They also looked after some luggage for us while we were in Australia.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank Deblynm
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Dear Deblynm,

Thanks for your valuable feedback and we are glad to hear that you have thoroughly enjoyed your stay with us!

It was good to hear that you have enjoyed the shopping districts here in Singapore, especially those within a few minutes from the Hotel. Singapore is indeed known to many tourists as a shopping haven.

Thank you once again your patronage and we look forward to welcome you back at Amara Singapore.

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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  • Indonesian first
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Lucerne, Switzerland
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2013

Although the rooms are clean and presentable (does look a little dated), the washroom isn't up to mark- clogged sinkhole, broken ventilator, no shower curtain, bar -like doors that do not shut properly etc.. spoils the overall experience. Parking is ample at the basement but hotel only provides parking vouchers which will need to be scanned with a nets cash card at the exit barrier. This is inconvenient for travellers who do not have a nets cash card and making a mockery of the fact that some guests do require to move around. Also, reader does not accept the new nets flash card.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with family
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Thank JKT123
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 17, 2013
Dear JKT123,

Thanks for your valuable feedback and we deeply regret to hear of the service lapses that you have experienced.

We will definitely investigate the mentioned areas and look into how we can improve them. Your feedback is important to us as it helps monitor and upgrade our service standards, for a better experience for our guests

We look forward to welcome you back at Amara Singapore!

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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Koege
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2013

Reasonably priced hotel with good location. Rooms are a bit old fashioned but clean. Service level good. Breakfast not very impressive. Had sushi at the hotel which was well below standard, expensive and not very tasteful. All in all an average stay.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled on business
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 12, 2013
Dear Lars-Henrik J,

Thank you for staying with Amara Singapore and we appreciate your feedback on TripAdvisor.

Your feedback is important to us as it helps maintain and improve our service standards. We will take your feedback into consideration for further service enhancements, to provide a more comfortable and enriching stay for our guests in the future.

We hope to welcome you back at Amara Singapore!

Yours Sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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Brisbane, Australia
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88 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 2, 2013

It's a shame that all hotels do not wifi access in all rooms other than that the hotel was acceptable, clean. The drinks at the bar are very expensive, ,paid $13.00 for a glass of Tiger.
Breakfast was OK, don't what they cooked the bacon in but it did not taste like bacon should

Room Tip: The water views consist of a view fo ships waiting to be unloaded, nothing special
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thank wilkiaj
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Public Relations Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear wilkiaj,

Thank you for staying with Amara Singapore and we appreciate your feedback on Tripadvisor.

It is very nice to know that you were happy with the cleanliness of the room. We will certainly take your feedback into consideration as we plan future enhancements for the hotel.

It was a pleasure having you with us and we hope to welcome you back soon.


We hope to welcome you back at Amara Singapore!

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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UK
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43 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2013

Basically an OK hotel, with pleasant and efficient staff. However, I dislike hotels that presume that their guests are either incontinent or inveterate bed-wetters and accordingly protect their beds with plastic sheets. This is such a hotel. Be prepared to wake half way through the night, covered in perspiration, wondering why. Well - it's because the mattress is covered with an impermeable sheet 'for your protection' (or the hotel's). Doesn't enhance the experience. Breakfast is OK but undistinguished. (Standard) Room quite spacious, bathroom fine.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thank UkMarlin
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Public Relations Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear UkMarlin,

Thank you for your valuable feedback and we regret to hear that your stay with us has not been satisfactory.

We have highlighted the issue to the Housekeeping department and will definitely look into this matter.

We hope to welcome you back at Amara Singapore!

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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lusaka
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 31, 2013

my experience of singapore was exceptional from the effecient baggage availabity and easy to get a taxi to the ever helpful staff at Amara hotel who everything with a smile. it was simply fantastic. it a place to be save for the cost you need to be ready to pay.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
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Thank emukonka
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Public Relations Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear emukonka,

Thank you for kind compliments!

We are heartened to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. It is very motivating for the team to realise that their "service with a smile" contributed towards your positive experience with us.

We definitely look forward to welcoming you back again.

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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sydney
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207 reviews
57 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 28, 2013

Stayed there on NYE. Well appointed rooms and good location for travel to MBS as it is next to Tg Pagar MRT station. Typical Japanese hotel - everything is as it should be except for the buffet breakfast - very haphazard. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed December 2012
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Thank cpr2exs
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Managemt-Amara-Sing, Public Relations Manager at Amara Singapore Hotel, responded to this review, February 5, 2013
Dear cpr2exs,

Thank you for your kind words of our guest rooms, location and overall stay experience.

We regret to hear that your breakfast experience has not been satisfactory and we hope that this incident will not deter you from choosing to stay with us in the near future.

Look forward to serving you again.

Thanks!

Yours sincerely,
The Management
Amara Singapore
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Additional Information about Amara Singapore Hotel

Property: Amara Singapore Hotel
Address: 165 Tanjong Pagar Road Amara Singapore, Singapore 088539, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#28 Spa Hotel in Singapore
#48 Business Hotel in Singapore
#61 Romantic Hotel in Singapore
#69 Luxury Hotel in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Amara Singapore Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 392
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Amara Singapore is conveniently located within a few minutes' walk to Tanjong Pagar MRT station, in the heart of Central Business District. This business hotel is a short stroll to the quaint historical Chinatown and just minutes away from Singapore's new integrated resorts at Marina Bay and Sentosa Island. Singapore's famed Orchard Road shopping district is easily accessible within 10 minutes. The hotel's 392 rooms are designed in a minimalist concept complemented by facilities to pamper both business and leisure guests. Our column-free Grand Ballroom with a 500 auditorium seating capacity as well as four function rooms can be customized for events of all scales, from banquets and corporate events to meetings and exhibitions. ... more   less 
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