12 Best Boutique Hotels in Singapore for a Unique Staycation [2021]

Treat yourself, the fam or bae to a short getaway at these 12 boutique hotels in Singapore!

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If you have been feeling stressed out from work and already dreaming of a short getaway, staycations are the best way to unwind and recharge without having to buy a plane ticket!

Boutique hotels in Singapore offer a one-of-a-kind vacation—from luxurious furniture, hippy art decor and impressive rooftop pools to Insta-worthy lofts, you are bound to find something to satisfy your wanderlust (at least for now).

The government has also released a list of hotels that are SG Clean certified so that you can relax with peace of mind. Don’t forget to utilize your SingapoReDiscovers vouchers for additional perks and discounts!

The possibilities are truly endless, but if you are ready to embark on your next adventure—here are the 12 best boutique hotels in Singapore that are reasonably priced, far from anything mainstream and all right in the heart of the city!

*Please note that there may be certain restrictions due to COVID-19.

1. Hotel YAN (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.hotel-yan.com/
Highlights to Note– Lofts available
– Highly affordable rates and attractive deals
– Located near plenty of hipster cafes and shopping areas
Address162 Tyrwhitt Road,
Singapore 207581
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6805 1955
Online Reviews379 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
149 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.9 / 5.0 stars)
712 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)

Hotel YAN is Singapore’s very first industrial-chic boutique hotel that reflects the neighbourhood’s history as a warehouse and industrial district.

Featuring washed concrete walls, high ceilings and exposed steel pipes, its design offers a different scene from the fancy boutique hotels.

The 69-room hotel offers 7 room types that all come with a complimentary mini bar that is replenished daily, rain showers, high-speed WiFi and bathroom amenities.

They also offer rooms that come with a private balcony and the YAN Suite which comes with a bathtub and additional seating area.

Reviews talk about the refreshing and edgy decor and great location with plenty to explore in the vicinity. Guests also found it affordable and ideal for families.

2. Naumi Hotel Singapore (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://naumihotels.com/singapore/
Highlights to Note– Book directly to enjoy special benefits
– Awarded 2020 Travellers’ Choice Best of the Best (TripAdvisor)
– Gorgeous rooftop pool
– State-of-the-art gym
– Event spaces available
Address41 Seah Street
Singapore 188396
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6403 6000
Online Reviews503 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars)
20 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
2,828 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Born to stand out is Naumi Hotel, a 73-room oasis where modern minimalism meets a contemporary twist.

Boasting opulent designer living spaces that are inspired by icons such as Andy Warhol and Coco Chanel, chic and cool is Naumi in a nutshell.

The hotel offers 5 luxe rooms and suites with various ambient moods: the Habitat, Oasis, Patio, Gabrielle & Camellia, and Eden & Nirvana are all a sensory experience of art and colour by itself.

All rooms come with comfy beds with Naumi’s signature 4-layer bedding in 400 thread-count Egyptian Cotton, Apple TV, high-speed WiFi and vanity sinks and rain showers. 

But what makes the hotel so special is the impressive treasure trove of art and installations that start from the exterior—where a four-storey high graffiti street art mural was exclusively designed by graffiti artist, Tr853-1.

There are also a plethora of unique artworks and 3D-word displays scattered on the corridors and lobby to further elevate the experience.

Located amidst a myriad of cultural hotspots and restaurants and shopping destination, reviews talk mostly about the smooth check-in process, clean and well-maintained rooms and super comfy beds.

The funky and cool design features are also hard to miss, and the rooftop pool is a great place to simply hang and take in the breathtaking views.

3. The Vagabond Club, Singapore, A Tribute Portfolio Hotel (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sinvb-the-vagabond-club-singapore-a-tribute-portfolio-hotel/
Highlights to Note– The only hotel of its kind in Singapore to offer a rotational ‘artist in residence program.’
– Complimentary access to the Life Fitness gym
– The hotel houses The Whiskey Library that owns a collection of 1000 bottles of bespoke whiskies, as well as a modern Chinese restaurant, Yellow Pot from the Duxton Reserve hotel
– Heritage tours available
– Event spaces available
Address39 Syed Alwi Road, 
Singapore 207630 
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6291 6677
Online Reviews386 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
99 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars)
1,040 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

The Vagabond Club is a luxury boutique hotel that is conceptualized by the award-winning French designer Jacques Garcia. 

Offering a Parisian-inspired accommodation within the vibrant Jalan Besar district, it features a fine collection of art pieces, sculptures and decor that are carefully curated by the designer himself.

The 42-room experience-driven hotel offers 6 room types that all come with a luxurious king-sized bed and flat-screen TV with complimentary movie channels.

The suites are ideal for families and are packed with lavish and artist-inspired features, a separate living area and a full range of deluxe amenities. There is also a room that grants you access to the shared outdoor courtyard!

Reviews talk about the accessible location, quirky decoration and art displays, and the romantic ambience that is well-suited for couples.

Many guests have also a thumbs up to the breakfast options, The Whiskey Library for its fine selection of alcohol and the delectable food at Yellow Pot.

4. AMOY Boutique Hotel (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttp://www.stayfareast.com/en/hotels/amoy.aspx1
Highlights to Note– Central location
– Known for their top-notch, personalized service
– Heritage and local tours available
– Free airport transfer
– No room is identical in terms of layout
– Good for solo travellers or couples
Address76 Telok Ayer Street,
Singapore 048464
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact NumberHotel: +65 6580 2888
Reservations: +65 6881 8888
Online Reviews248 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.6 / 5.0 stars)
44 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars)
1,719 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Born from heritage and providing unrivalled personalized service is AMOY, the boutique hotel that was named after and inspired by the Zhengzhou people who came from China to settle in Singapore.

Located within Far East Square, AMOY is a heritage conservation project that pays tribute to the area’s bountiful history while providing a unique experience for modern travellers.

With just 37 guest rooms available, the hotel offers 2 room types: the Cosy Single and the Deluxe Room. Each room comes with Chinese heritage accents, an oriental bed, complimentary mini-bar and Nespresso coffee machine on-top of the basic necessities.

Catering to the sophisticated traveller who values personalized service in an intimate environment, reviews of the hotel hold testament to the impeccable service of the staff and appreciation for the personal touches that made their stay extra memorable.

5. Hotel Soloha (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://solohahotels.com/
Highlights to Note– Located near plenty of local food including Michelin-starred establishments and trendy hang out spots
– Singapore Good Design 2020: Winner in Interior Design Category
– Plenty of Insta-worthy spots in the hotel
– Stunning in-house bar and communal courtyard
– Lofts available
– All bathrooms come with patented Hansgrohe Raindance technology
– In-house restaurant Takeshi Noodle Bar offers delicious ramen
– Event spaces available
Address12 Teck Lim Road,
Singapore 088387
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6222 8881
Online Reviews87 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)
75 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Hotel Soloha is Chinatown’s next boutique hotel that strives to be the perfect blend of space and luxury.

Inviting guests to live an expressive life filled with wonder, their rooms are designed with simple luxury in mind—high-end sanitary wares, plush-comfy beds and ambient lighting scenes that are carefully curated to achieve a homey ambience and a touch of sensuality.

The rooms feature a special space-saving concept for efficient storage and are accentuated with bespoke artisan furnishings, wireless in-room speakers and large 4K TV screens that are perfect for lazing your day away. 

For a romantic, private outdoor space and bathtub, you can’t go wrong with the Outdoor Suite—this room is a popular choice so make sure you book early!

Reviews talk about the great hospitality provided by the staff and the upbeat aesthetics filled with great vibes! Guests also love that the hotel provides all day and night complimentary drinks and snacks.

6. The Scarlet Singapore (SG Clean)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://thescarletsingapore.com/
Highlights to Note– Vintage architecture
– ‘Leading Boutique Hotel’ by World Travel Awards 2018 and 2019
– Guests enjoy complimentary access to the gym and outdoor jacuzzi
– Event space available
– In-house sushi restaurant, Wa-I sushi offers “Omakase” styled meals 
– Good for those who want to be near a plethora of famous cafes, bars and restaurants
Address33 Erskine Road,
Singapore 069333
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6511 3333
Online Reviews553 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
130 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
1,989 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)

The Scarlet Singapore first made its debut in 2004 and was known for being the first luxury boutique hotel housed in one of the oldest conservation buildings in Singapore.

Originally the shared living quarters of Immigrant Chinese women servants (“Samsui” women), its well-preserved pre-World War Two architecture is located in one of Singapore’s key cultural districts, Chinatown.

The four-storey hotel features 80 rooms that are designed with opulence and style while keeping form and functionality in mind. Guests have the option of 9 room types, some of which come with private balconies and suites for additional seating areas. 

All rooms feature free Wi-Fi, a minibar, a separate workspace, custom pillow menu and exclusive Flair bath amenities.  

Reviews talk about the well-appointed rooms and luxurious design that is ideal for couples. The warm and friendly staff and the great location make this hotel a true hidden gem. 

7. YOTEL Singapore (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.yotel.com/en/hotels/yotel-singapore
Highlights to Note– Prime and centralized location
– Outdoor swimming pool and gym (reservations required)
– Sign up as a member with [email protected] to get flexible rates and earn miles
– Flexible booking policy (only for direct bookings)
– Use the hotel app for making a booking or use your phone as a SmartKey to your cabin
– Good for couple, families with kids or workcations
– Robots that can deliver amenities to your room
– Signature Adjustable SmartBed™ allows you to change the angle of the bed to optimize comfort and space
– Event spaces available
Address366 Orchard Road
Singapore 238904
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6866 8000
Online Reviews2,771 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars)
246 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)
3,285 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

YOTEL is the first of its kind to be opened in Asia as the smart choice for modern travellers without having to break the bank.

Featuring 610 state-of-the-art hotel cabins (rooms) feature space-saving designs and are built to have everything you need—the award-winning Adjustable SmartBed™, gel memory foam mattress, adjustable mood lighting, rain showers and a smart TV.

Inspired by first-class travel, the hotel aims to help you save both time and money by providing self-service check-in kiosks to minimize waiting times and ergonomically designed rooms that only focus on what you need. 

Reviews talk about the simple and functional concept and clean and modern rooms. Some guests have said that the rooms are too small; however, the accessible location and great views on the upper floors makes up for it.

8. The Pod Capsule Hotel (SG Clean)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.thepodcapsulehotel.com/en/
Highlights to Note– Highly affordable rates
– Located near a plethora of cafes, eateries and boutiques
– Personalized concierge services
– Good for workcations and going solo
– Communal and private rooms available
– Dedicated Ladies Floor for those who want more privacy
Address289 Beach Road, Level 3,
Singapore 199552
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6298 8505
Online Reviews1,011 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.4 / 5.0 stars)
100 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.7 / 5.0 stars)
1,394 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

The POD @ Beach Road is Singapore’s boutique capsule hotel catering to discerning travellers who desire fuss-free and minimalistic living without compromising on quality, comfort and style.

With over 100 cosy capsules and suites available, all pods come with complimentary breakfast and free flow coffee and tea, all-day self-service laundromats, personal reading light, luxurious 300 thread-count sateen cotton sheets and personal power sockets.

The suites come with a personal workspace and increased privacy that can comfortably fit two—while this isn’t exactly the most exquisite boutique hotel on the list, reviews talk about the clean and well-maintained “pods” and attentive staff.

Some guests have raised concerns about the rooms not being sound-proof, so if you are planning to get some work done, it’s worth investing in a bigger suite.

9. Hotel NuVe Heritage (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttp://www.hotelnuveheritage.com/
Highlights to Note– Within walking distance to the Bugis and City Hall MRT station as well as a slew of eating and shopping options
– Packages comes with complimentary breakfast
– Affordable deals and promotions
– Suitable for couples and families
Address13 Purvis Street,
Singapore 188592
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6250 4024
Online Reviews240 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
408 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)

Found along Purvis street is the all-white, five-storey Hotel NuVe Heritage that strives to create an experience filled with pleasant surprises and delivered with highly personalized service.

With only 19-rooms, the rooms are thoughtfully designed for relaxation and rejuvenation in mind—top-notch toiletries, plush Slumberland mattresses alongside duck feather and micro-fibre pillows, a complimentary gourmet mini bar, a Dulce Gusto coffee machine, massage showers and an Apple TV for staying in all day.

Choose from 6 room types including the Photographer Suite which comes with a personal bar counter, chaise lounge and a bathtub; or the Suite Artist that gives you an intimate private living area, balcony mini garden and outdoor soaking tub.

Reviews talk about the accessible location, complimentary mini bar and the suites that were pretty and spacious. The basic rooms can be small for some people, so consider getting a suite if you plan to bring the family.

10. Cube Boutique Capsule Hotel (SG Clean)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://cubehotels.com.sg/
Highlights to Note– Situated in 3 locations within Singapore’s historic enclaves
– Benefits include free high-speed Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, concierge services, co-working spaces and gaming space
Address1. Kampong Glam
54, 55, 56 Bussorah St, Singapore 199471

2. Chinatown
76A/B, 78A/B Smith Street Level 2, 3, Singapore 058971

3. Family Boutique Capsule Hotel
64A/B, 66A/B, 68A/B Smith St, Level 2, 3, Singapore 058967
Email (For Enquiry) 1. Kampong Glam
[email protected]

2. Chinatown
[email protected]

3. Family Boutique Capsule Hotel
[email protected]
Contact Number1. Kampong Glam
6291 1696

2. Chinatown
6221 7769

3. Family Boutique Capsule Hotel
6222 1218
Online ReviewsKampong Glam Branch:
419 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.3 / 5.0 stars)
41 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 5.0 / 5.0 stars)
390 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Founded in 2016, Cube Boutique Capsule Hotel is situated in 3 locations within Singapore’s historic enclaves. Designed for intrepid and digital savvy guests, they aim to offer a whole new experience for their guests so that they can enjoy their stay.

Some of the perks that Cube offers for their guests during their stay include free high-speed Wi-Fi, breakfast buffet, concierge services, co-working spaces and gaming space.

11. Lloyd’s Inn (SG Clean)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttps://www.lloydsinn.com/singapore
Highlights to Note– 34 room boutique hotel
– Wonderful facilities such as The Roof Terrace, outdoor pantry, garden deck and dipping pool
Address2 Lloyd Rd, Singapore 239091
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6737 7309
Online Reviews447 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.1 / 5.0 stars)
1104 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 4.5 / 5.0 stars)

Lloyd’s Inn is a 34 room boutique hotel located in the heart of Orchard Road that offers guests a tranquil sanctuary within an urban city.

They offer various facilities that will make their guests’ stay worthwhile. The Roof Terrace’s rock lights and a shared bar table makes it a good environment to socialize with other guests beneath the twinkling stars. Other wonderful facilities include their communal outdoor pantry as well as their garden deck and dipping pool.

12. The Sultan (SG Clean, Staycation Approved)

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Type of Information Details
Websitehttp://www.thesultan.com.sg/
Highlights to Note– Authentic heritage architecture
– Winner of the 2012 Urban Redevelopment Authority Architectural Heritage Award
– Lofts available
– No two rooms in are exactly the same
– Various Insta-worthy spots
– Heritage tours available
Address101 Jalan Sultan, #01-01,
Singapore 199002
Email (For Enquiry) [email protected]
Contact Number+65 6723 7101
Online Reviews332 Google reviews (Average rating: 4.2 / 5.0 stars)
143 Facebook reviews (Average rating: 4.0 / 5.0 stars)
396 TripAdvisor reviews (Average rating: 3.5 / 5.0 stars)

The Sultan Heritage Hotel is a boutique hotel that combines 10 Grade A conservation shophouses to develop a unique accommodation experience amidst the culturally rich Kampong Glam district.

Faithfully preserved and refurbished to retain many of its beautiful architectural features, the hotel offers 60 guest rooms across 8 room categories; all of which come with HD flat-screen TVs, a fully stocked minibar and premium shower amenities.

The Puteri Rooms feature a row of full-length French shutter windows, a hand-carved King size boat bed, handmade Indonesian furniture and boasts plenty of natural sunlight; while The Sultan Lofts comes with a living area on the first floor and a bedroom on the second floor for those who want a bigger space and more privacy.

Reviews talked mostly about the kind and attentive reception staff and tranquil location that is great for couples. While the amenities and facilities are limited as compared to other boutique hotels, the rooms were clean and cosy enough for a short getaway.

Conclusion

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We hope that this guide will be useful in helping you to make an informed decision when it comes to finding the best boutique hotels in Singapore.

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