So, you’ve had to put away the passports for the time being, but you can still take your kids on a vacation – right here in Singapore.
The hotels consulted in the gallery below are following Government-recommended hygiene and precautionary measures against Covid-19.
Whether your budget is less than $200 or upwards of $1,000 per night, a staycay can be worth every penny during school holidays, a family birthday or just because.
Many of these hotels are offering packages or discounts at this very moment, too!
Did you know that the entry fee to Sentosa has been waived through the end of September 2020? That’s just one more reason why a staycation on the southern island makes even more cents, er, sense at the moment.
The posh property brings you a Sentosa Staycation where you’ll be able to indulge in an island getaway like no other! With over 30 acres of lush greenery and incomparable panoramic views right from your hotel room, it’s definitely a must to check out! You’ll also have direct access to Palawan Beach so you’ll be able to conveniently soak up the sun, sand and sea, all while also getting pampering yourself with luxurious complimentary resort activities.
Capella is also bringing you exclusive offers on your Sentosa Staycation if you book now and stay by 30 September 2020. Enjoy 20% off their best available rates, daily breakfast for two persons at The Knolls, complimentary overnight parking per room for duration of stay, complimentary guest benefits, complimentary resort activities and more! Check out their website to find out more today.
1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297
Hello, kid haven! This beachfront hotel boasts indoor tree houses, giant water slides, racing-car simulators and more. Check the tykes into Toots Club, where minders will keep them occupied while you indulge in a massage at Chi, The Spa.
Besides spending time at the resort, you can have fun at its new-ish Nestopia playground (shown above) along Siloso Beach, too. The mega play structure has slides up to 15-metres long, climbing obstacles at 7.5 metres tall and suspended bridges. Due to safe distancing measures in place, you will be required to make a reservation in advance.
The resort also brings you the most memorable staycays with their various packages and experiences! For parents with little ones, the Fun Family Playcation experience allows you to spend rewarding time with your kids while giving them unlimited access to the Splash Zone, Singapore’s largest outdoor water playground. For some much needed one-on-one time with your partner, check out their Couples Retreat Package which includes daily breakfast, $50 worth of dining credits, 50% off couple spa massages at Chi, The Spa, bespoke cocktails and more. Shangri-La also offers other packages which can be found on their website. The staycation packages are available for booking now, starting from $295 per room per night.
101 Siloso Rd., Sentosa, 098970
Located at various parts of Singapore, Village Hotels and Residences brings you the ultimate SG experience by letting you live like a local! Each Village location is complemented by the colourful local neighbourhood it is situated in, from Bugis to Changi, even Sentosa and more!
With early bird rates of up to 50 percent off, this hotel also lets you get more bang for your buck with its discounts and special prices!
At multiple locations across the island
The Fullerton Hotel is offering Suite Compliments, allowing you to enjoy a complimentary second night’s stay in the same room category. There is also a Time For Two package catered to couples looking for a romantic getaway. The Perfect Staycation package on the other hand is perfect for parents with kids. It comes with $100 nett food and beverage credit per stay, 30 percent off a la carte food menus as well as complimentary late check-out till 2.00 p.m. Head to their website for more information on these packages, as well as others!
Bonus: The Fullerton Hotel allows guests to make changes to stay dates or to cancel without any penalty.
Book The Great Family Escape staycation, and you can get an adjoining Swissotel Kids’ Room to the main one for 50 percent off. The age-appropriate amenities include bright-coloured bedding, cuddly toys, storybooks, cartoon DVDs, and downsized desk and chairs.
Plus, you’ll enjoy late check-out at 2 p.m. and access to the hotel‘s Fitness Centre and swimming pool. And, little ones under 5 eat free at the Ellenborough Market Café buffet, while children 12 and under can dig into complimentary ice cream throughout the stay*.
*Some amenities and dining venues are closed and will remain closed until further notice, updates can be found on their website.
20 Merchant Rd., 058281
For a cosy, yet quirky stay, consider this hotel where the walls of the rooms are each painted by different artists – your little Picasso could sleep below a large mural of Mount Fuji or a calming painting of whales. No two rooms are the same!
Stay for a minimum of three nights, and you can enjoy discounts of up to 18 percent off the hotel’s Best Available Rate .
58 South Bridge Rd., 058689
Sure, you may not think of this 25-year-old iconic hotel along Orchard Road as an obvious choice for a staycay the kiddos. But, its many perks make it much more attractive. With a 24-hour stay with check-in and check-out flexibility, $70 F&B credit, complimentary breakfast, free parking, English High Tea with Champagne, and more, it’s hard to say no this this renowned hotel.
The strategic location right in the heart of Orchard Road and at the doorsteps of Orchard MRT Station, also makes it a shopper’s dream!
320 Orchard Rd., 238865
Rooms here are decked out in pirate ships or underwater world themed decor. The restaurant here has a play area for active tots, and the hotel’s Paws playroom includes trampolines, lots of LEGOs and a doodle area with black and white boards.
It’s current #FURAMAKIDS STAY, EAT AND PLAY promotion includes complimentary breakfast, complimentary buffet dinner at The Square@Furama, free Ice-Cream for kids, free dining for Children under 12-years-old, and more! Kids are also entitled to 2 hours of free play at Waka Waka* (a.k.a., one of Singapore’s largest indoor playground).
*To facilitate safety measures you will be required to pre-book a time slot for your play sessions with them.
405 Havelock Rd., 169633
Grand Hyatt Singapore is taking your safety seriously in this time of Covid-19, and has posted a message at the top of its website homepage saying it has “implemented recommended precautionary operational measures of the World Health Organization and Singapore’s Ministry of Health. … These measures have been validated by an independent audit led by a government-appointed agency, and Grand Hyatt Singapore has been awarded the SG Clean Quality Mark by the Singapore Government.” Well done.
Its family rooms are pretty luxe – take the Grand Deluxe Two Bedroom, which offers a separate living area with two bedrooms, outfitted with a king-sized bed and two twin beds. A gorgeous pool, and range of classes such as yoga and tennis (for adults and kids) should keep active fams happy.
10 Scotts Rd., 228211
If you’re looking for a splurge-worthy staycation, this is it. Spacious rooms come with oversized bathtubs, plush feather beds and panoramic views of the city. Take advantage of the Ritz Kids programme, which includes free ice-cream passes and craft activities by the pool.
Through 30 December and from $630 a night, you can treat the tykes to a real adventure via The Ritz Kids Night Safari. The “immersive programme” includes sleeping in a tent pitched in their room, a Ritz-Carlton lion beanie and an engaging activity book for an in-room camping experience.
7 Raffles Ave., 039799
It’s rare to find infinity pools that are shallow enough for toddlers and preschoolers. Guess what? This hotel has two.
There is one on the sixth storey that faces Suntec City, and another on the 18th storey, which has sweeping views of the Padang, Esplanade and CBD skyline. Both pools begin from 0.5 metres and go up to 1.2 metres deep.
This is Singapore’s first Philippe Starck-designed hotel, so you can expect to be wowed by uber-stylish decor at every corner, too. Meanwhile, your kids aged 7 and under will be excited to sleep in a cool camper van tent, which doubles as a play station that stretches their imagination.
Until Dec 29, book its two-night Fun for the Whole Family package – with the promo code F10 – for two adults and one child up to 12 years old. Rates start from $420 per room per night, and includes buffet breakfast at the hotel’s all-day dining restaurant, Beach Road Kitchen.
30 Beach Rd., Nicoll Hwy., Access Via, 189763
With panoramic views of the entire city from the 20th floor, a rooftop pool and Michelin-star dining at Jiang-Nan Chun, you’ll definitely want to book a stay here ASAP!
You can also request for your room to be set up with kid-friendly amenities such as children-sized bathrobes, plush toys and age-appropriate activity kit. (Tip: Baby-friendly amenities are also available upon request and baby-sitting services can be arranged as well (additional fee applies.)
Besides shopping along Orchard Road, you can also take the kids to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and home to the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden, which is just five-minutes’ drive away. Book your stay here.
190 Orchard Blvd., 248646
This hotel is located along the iconic Singapore River and is the perfect retreat from the hustle and bustle of city life. With a 25-metre award-winning outdoor pool and adjoining Jacuzzi, a poolside bar, and cabanas, it’s the perfect getaway!
Make the best of your time and explore the family-friendly neighbourhood or go on an idyllic river boat cruise down the Singapore River.
1 Unity St., 237983
Step inside one of the hotel‘s Family Suites, which feature Insta-worthy kids’ furnishing. The cool house-framed bed is designed with a pull-out, so ust how cute is the little sofa, inspired by the iconic dragon-shaped playground.
You can also get discounts with their advanced booking offers, available up till 31 December 2020.
10 Coleman St., 179809
This hotel was voted the ‘World’s Best Airport Hotel’ by Skytrax for sixth consecutive year and it’s not hard to understand why with its many amenities.
Book its STAY.SHOP.PAY room package to stay in Crowne Plaza’s spacious Pool Terrace Rooms while also discovering Jewel Changi Airport. Jewel is built right next to this hotel, with its indoor waterfall, IMAX theatres, as well as over 280 shops, proving it to be a shopper’s paradise!
75 Airport Boulevard, #01-01, Changi Airport, 819664
For a relaxing staycay, Raffles Hotel will be the perfect blend of tranquility and heritage. The iconic hotel is also home of the legendary Raffles Butlers and the iconic Singapore Sling.
1 Beach Rd, 189673
Located in the heart of Katong, the hotel is just 15 minutes away from Changi Airport and in easy walking distance of East Coast Park. That being said, we’ve counted up 20 fun things to do on the East Coast, other than going to the park! (May we suggest shopping or eating your heart out?)
Until 30 August 2020, you can also enjoy 50% off A La Carte Food Menu at Jia Wei Chinese Restaurant with no minimum spend.
50 East Coast Rd., Marine Parade Rd., Roxy Square, 428769
Located in the heart of the city, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is a mere minutes walk from the breath-taking Singapore River and just a 25-minute ride away from Changi Airport. It’s location makes it easy for you to travel to various attractions such as Gardens by the Bay, Sentosa, Universal Studios Singapore and more!
317 Outram Rd., 169075
This hotel at Orchard, located mere metres away from Orchard MRT, brings you a colourful stay with the best dining experiences brought to you by the award-winning dining restaurant Carousel.
Carousel is even offering delivery around the neighbourhood and is available for catering for corporate events. Check out their exclusive promotions here!
Due to the Covid situation, changes or cancellations for bookings made on their website are free of charge till end of 2021.
25 Scotts Rd., 228220
Not looking for a staycation but need some space and time away from home to be productive? Hotel G‘s got you covered with their Hustle & Grind package. The package provides you with the use of a guestroom from 7 a.m.- 7 p.m. with maximum of 1 guest per room. you’ll have access to high speed internet and a complimentary set lunch from Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar, 15% off dining at Ginett and 25 Degrees, and an overnight stay at only an additional SGD 50. To find out more on this or their other offers and rates, head here.
200 Middle Road, 188980
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