Nothing is more romantic than checking into a hotel in your own city. It’s indulgent, romantic and a little sexy. Whether you’re checking in for a weekend retreat or looking to explore a new neighbourhood, bookmark these new hotels and upcoming launches for your next staycay.
With The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore’s Romantic Epicurean Soirée package, you’ll be greeted with chocolate-dipped strawberries and a bottle of champagne upon checking in to your room to set the mood. Afterwards, head to 15 Stamford by Alvin Leong helmed by the Michelin-starred chef for an epicurean five-course dinner, alongside aperitifs.
Not ready to get out of bed the next morning? Tuck into a sumptuous continental breakfast served in the comfort of your room (and PJs). You’re also entitled to a 20 per cent dining discount for 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung or hotel-managed restaurants at Arcade @ The Capitol Kempinski. From $788++ per night, available for stays till March 31, 2022.
The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore is at 15 Stamford Road, 178906 Singapore. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
If you’d like to try your hand in concocting up your own Valentine’s Day meal while housed in a well-appointed apartment, make a booking for luxury serviced apartment Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore’s Romance in the Kitchen stay, which comes with a three-course DIY meal kit.
The well-equipped kitchenette has everything you need to cook up a storm, and the meal kit includes a starter of Tiger Prawns with Tomato Salsa Relish as well as Garden Greens with Balsamic Vinaigrette, followed by mains of Australian ribeye steak or a salmon steak. You’ll also get a dessert and a choice of either a bottle of wine or a jug of mocktail.
Take your pick from the One-Bedroom Deluxe, One-Bedroom Executive or One-Bedroom Premier apartment. If you appreciate a room with a gorgeous view, take the spacious premier apartment with huge glass windows in the bedroom that overlook the cityscape and ocean.
We headed down to try it out for ourselves, and here’s our review.
From $480++ per night and each package is inclusive of a three-course meal kit, a bottle of wine or a jug of mocktail, and breakfast for two persons.
Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore is at 6 Shenton Way, #07-01 OUE Downtown 1, Singapore 068809. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
For the ultimate pampering experience, pack your bags for the iconic hotel’s With Love, From Raffles Valentine’s Day staycay in one of its spacious and elegant suites.
As part of the package, you’ll get to wind down together with the Couple Gemstone Massage in The Gem Suite at the luxurious Raffles Spa. That’s not all, you’ll also be presented with a limited-edition bouquet of Dutch tulips from the hotel’s floral boutique, as well as a box of Raffles Champagne chocolate pralines and a bottle of Billecart-Salmon Brut Réserve Champagne.
From $1,850++, available for booking from now till Feb 26, for stays between Feb 1 – 28, 2022.
Raffles Hotel Singapore is at 1 Beach Rd, Singapore 189673. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
If an escape from the city is what you’re after, then whisk your loved one away to the lush and tranquil grounds of Capella Singapore this Valentine’s Day. Its ongoing Moments To Remember package with a night’s stay in your accommodation of choice is specially curated for lovebirds, with perks like a limousine pick-up, a three-course dinner for two at Cassia, welcome amenities for those celebrating a special occasion, and even access to guest benefits and resort activities (bookings required).
From $1,070++ per night.
Capella Singapore is at 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
Shangri-La Singapore’s Valley Wing Romantic Getaway has all that lovebirds need for intimate, stress-free bliss — like an in-room butler-drawn bubble bath with rose petals as well as a 90-minute massage for two at Chi, The Spa.
Plus, you’ll also get a complimentary bottle of champagne nestled in a box of flowers together with chocolate pralines to further amp up the mood during your stay at its Valley Wing Deluxe Room. You won’t be going hungry either — there’ll also be daily breakfast for two at The Summit Room, as well as afternoon tea, evening canapes, and cocktails at the Champagne Bar.
From $788++ per night for stays from Feb 5 to 14, 2022.
Shangri-La Singapore is at 22 Orange Grove Rd, Singapore 258350. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
Fairmont Singapore is wooing couples with an indulgent Cupid’s Choice staycation that boasts thoughtful in-room Valentine’s additions like a cold seafood platter of oysters, prawns, clams, scallops and sashimi, as well as chocolate-dipped strawberries and chilled champagne
From $450++ per night in a Fairmont Room, with supplementary $30++ for a Deluxe Room, $50++ for a Deluxe Harbour View Room and an additional $80++ for a Signature or Salon King Suite.
Fairmont Singapore is at 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore 189560. Visit Fairmont Singapore’s website for bookings or more information.
Check into Goodwood Park Hotel Singapore’s Heritage Room, which blends neo-classical charm with modern touches, for its Valentine’s Day Special package. At 36 – 48 sq m, it boasts spacious quarters to kick back, relax and enjoy each other’s company. And just for the occasion, there’ll also be a bottle of house wine to toast to your love. Breakfast is included.
Book by Feb 14, 2022, to enjoy the room at Best Available Rates, with breakfast for two, and a complimentary bottle of house red or white wine. Available for stays till March 31, 2022, excluding Feb 14 to 17, 2022.
Goodwood Park Hotel is at 22 Scotts Road, Singapore 228221. Visit its website for bookings or more information.
The hustle and bustle of the city aren’t the best when it comes to a romantic staycay for two. The Wanderlust Hotel is the perfect offbeat and stylish pick that is nestled among the shophouses at Little India.
The Handmade for my Valentine promo includes a one-night stay in one of their minimalist-chic apartments and a one-hour leather workshop where you can learn how to craft a coin pouch, a cardholder, a notebook cover and more.
The Wanderlust Hotel is also a haven for those seeking to lease a place for a couple of months. The rates range from $2,550 to $3,000 depending on the duration of your stay – a great option for couples.
Wanderlust Hotel is at 2 Dickson Rd, Singapore 209494.
Prefer a daytime experience? M Social Singapore has daycation packages with the use of its chic alcove rooms from 8am to 8pm.
Choose from three specially curated experiences: A 45-minute cocktail-making workshop for two (from $145++), a perfume workshop by French perfumery Maison 21G (from $145++), or a three-course Valentine’s Day dinner at Beast and Butterflies for two (from ($225++).
The daycation packages are available for booking via hotel daytime booking platform Dayuse.
M Social Singapore is at 90 Robertson Quay, Singapore 238259.
This article was first published in The Singapore Women’s Weekly.
Additional reporting by Brandon Chia.