Legendary: One of the world’s most famous and iconic hotels.
Charm: A sanctuary of colonial style with a unique history dating back over 125 years.
Accommodation: Stunning suites with original antique furniture and individual personalities.
Service: Each of the 103 suites is served by a traditional butler.
"To have been young and had a room at Raffles was life at its best." - James Michener. Declared a National Monument in 1987, the hotel has grown from strength to strength. The Raffles has 103 suites, dispersed over four wings buffered by fragrance-filled gardens and linked by breezy verandahs. Here, residents are pampered in an atmosphere of privacy and intimacy, with large airy interiors inspired by the colonial bungalows of the early 20th century - lofty 14-foot ceilings, fine Oriental carpets and original etchings. The Raffles has a complete repertoire of fine eateries, which now stand at 18, making it one of the most comprehensive food and beverage facilities in Asia. Located on the third-floor deck of the Courtyard Wing, the hotel’s 24-hour pool, jacuzzis, and health club are for the exclusive use of hotel residents. Gymnasium facilities and equipment include treadmills, stationery bicycles, a universal weight machine, sauna and steam bath in the gentlemen and ladies’ changing rooms. RafflesAmrita Spa at Raffles Hotel offers relaxing wellness therapy in the privacy and luxury of a grand hotel. The property also has a pool, shopping arcade, Raffles Hotel Museum, Jubilee Hall (Victorian-style theater for film screenings) and Raffles Culinary Academy. The Raffles is a 2-minute ride on public transportation to the Orchard Road shopping strip and 20 minutes from Changi International Airport.
Raffles Singapore has 103 suites with 14-foot high ceilings, wooden floors, oriental rugs, antique and period style furniture and luxury soft furnishings. Each of the 103 suites are served by a traditional butler. The suites are all spacious with large en-suite bathrooms and modern conveniences.
There are 84 Courtyard and Palm Court Suites overlooking views of the hotel’s garden. The suites have original 14-foot ceilings, teak timber floors and a common veranda. Suites are distributed into four areas including a parlor and dining area, a bedroom, dressing area and an en-suite bathroom. The rooms are decorated with classic elegance, period furnishings and authentic oriental carpets. Guests are treated to the 24-hour Raffles butler service , daily newspaper deliveries, a mini bar and fast wireless Internet. Additional amenities include two color TVs, over 25 cable television channels, a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with a free-standing claw-footed bath and separate shower .
There are five select Grand Suites located in the main building. The sumptuous rooms are adorned with antiques and artwork from across the globe. Each suite has an individual theme centered on significant locations connected to Singapore such as China, Malaysia, Europe, Penang and Malacca. The suites are distributed between a parlor and dining area, a bedroom with en-suite bathroom, a dressing area and balcony. The rooms are decorated with classic elegance, period furnishings and authentic oriental carpets. Guests are treated to the 24-hour Raffles butler service , daily newspaper deliveries, a mini bar and fast wireless Internet. Additional amenities include two color TVs, over 25 cable television channels, a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with a free-standing claw-footed bath and separate shower .
There are 12 Personality Suites at Raffles Singapore. Each suite is named after a famous VIP guest who has previously graced the iconic Singapore hotel. Guests may choose to stay in the suites named after Andre Malraux, Ava Gardner, Charlie Chaplin, Gavin Young, James Michener, John Thomson, John Wayne, Joseph Conrad, Noel Coward, Pablo Neruda, Rudyard Kipling and Somerset Maugham. The suites are distributed into four areas including a parlor and dining area, a bedroom, dressing area and an en-suite bathroom. The rooms are decorated with classic elegance, period furnishings and authentic oriental carpets. Guests are treated to the 24-hour Raffles butler service , daily newspaper deliveries, a mini bar and fast wireless Internet. Additional amenities include two color TVs, over 25 cable television channels, a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with a free-standing claw-footed bath and separate shower .
The Presidential Suites are the two largest suites in the hotel. These two suites are very spacious with plenty of entertaining space and contain the most exquisite furnishings antiques and artwork in Raffles Singapore. The suites have original 14-foot ceilings, teak timber floors and a common veranda. The suites are distributed between a parlor and dining area, two bedrooms with en-suite bathrooms, dressing areas, a pantry and private balcony. The rooms are decorated with classic elegance, period furnishings and authentic oriental carpets. Guests are treated to the 24-hour Raffles butler service , daily newspaper deliveries, a mini bar and fast wireless Internet. Additional amenities include two color TVs, over 25 cable television channels, a walk in wardrobe and a bathroom with a free-standing claw-footed bath and separate shower .
Raffles Singapore has a range of world-class facilities including a spa, sauna, fitness center, hot tubs, an outdoor rooftop and indoor pool, a business center and personal concierge services. Guests needn't even venture outside of the hotel to find delicious cuisine, varied entertainment, a selection of stylish drinking venues, indulgent massage and spa treatments, shopping and a gym workout.
Business people needn't worry about keeping up with work at Raffles Singapore. The business center has fast internet, fax, photocopying and computer services available as well as quiet workspace and daily newspapers.
The gym at Raffles Singapore has state-of-the art machines and a sizable warming up and cooling down area, as well as free weights. Fitness instructors are on hand for workout advice and there are complimentary towels, drinking water and other refreshments available. The gym is air-conditioned and has entertainments systems to make your workout more enjoyable.
Raffles’ spa is a relaxing haven away from the busy city offering signature and classic treatments inspired by Asian, Middle Easten and European heath and beauty regimes. The spa consists of 6 private treatment rooms, 1 VIP treatment room for couples, a sauna and steam room, a Jacuzzi and outdoor swimming pool. The spa menu offers deep tissue body massages, Shirodhara – an oil treatment with a gentle head massage, jet lag spa treatments and much more.
Raffles has two swimming pools one indoor and the other on the rooftop. The swimming pools are large and well cared for, guests may relax on the comfy sun loungers whilst enjoying refreshments from the poolside bars.
Raffles Singapore is well known for its restaurants and bars, in particular the Long Bar home to the famous Singapore Sling cocktail. The hotel has over 10 world-class eating and drinking establishments with something to please every taste and occasion. From traditional style Southeast Asian coffee shops to an American style grill and various bars serving exotic and classic wines and cocktails guests can’t go wrong choosing one of Raffles Singapore’s dining venues.
The Martini Bar is connected to the Billiard Room and features an impressive range of over 70 martinis. Guests may sample classic gin and vodka based drinks to marvelous flavored martini concoctions. The bar is situated next to a lush tropical garden, and provides an ideal meeting place with a relaxed atmosphere.
Ah Tengs is a nostalgic 1950s style kopi (Southeast Asian coffee) shop serving fine tea and coffees, fresh pastries and scones with clotted cream and jam. The stylish café has all the colonial charm that Raffles Singapore is famous for with good service and reasonably priced food. Ah Tengs also serves traditional Chinese dim sum.
The airy Empire Café is furnished with period style dark wooden furniture. The café is redolent of an old fashioned kopitiam (Southeast Asian coffee shop). Expect to find dishes such as Hainanese Chicken Rice, chye tau kueh, fried carrot cake, sliced fish bee hoon, laksa, roti prata. The chicken curry is also highly recommended.
Tick off one of the top to-dos in Singapore and visit the Long Bar for a Singapore Sling. The Long Bar is the home of the renowned cocktail, the two storied bar was inspired by the Malayan plantations of the 1920s. The bar has a vast array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, and traditional pub favorite meals and snacks. In the evenings enjoy a drink whilst watching a live band play old and new music.
Long Bar Steakhouse is situated on the second story of Raffles Hotel Arcade opposite the internationally famous Long Bar. Guests may choose how they want prime cuts of Australian and US beef grilled, along with a grilled seafood menu and hot and cold appetizers. The wine list contains rare and popular vintages to be paired with the succulent meat and fish dishes. Expect to find dishes such as crab cakes, Welsh lamb chops, black cod, Australian grass fed angus, foie gras, chocolate profiteroles, tarts and sherbets on the tempting menu.
Dine alfresco at Raffles Courtyard surrounded by exotic flora and fauna. Despite the tropical setting, the casual restaurant serves Mediterranean fare such as pastas, pizzas and salads. Italian specialties and creations include beef carpaccio and green salad and seafood stone-baked pizza, all served alongside well selected wines in miniature terracotta anforas.
Enjoy classical and contemporary French cuisine in a smart casual setting. Why not start with ‘Haddock Cream’ containing soft quail’s egg and Kristal caviar or scallop ravioli with olive oil jus, main course options include pigeon breast and sorrel and Welsh lamb loin. For dessert guests may pick from tempting sweets such as passion fruit soufflé, poached peaches or a cheese board.
The Bar & Billiard Room houses two original turn of the century billiards tables. The restaurant centers around a weekend carvery and weekday lunch and evening seafood buffets, with free flowing wines and Champagne. Fitting in with its name, The Bar & Billiard Room has a fine selection of spirits, cognacs, martinis, champagnes, single malts, Armagnacs, ports, sherries, chocolates, coffee and Cuban cigars. The buffets consists of cheese selections, antipasti, pasta, risottos, ice cream, roasted and baked meats and seafood, salads, hot desserts such as bread and butter pudding and lots more.
The Writers Bar is located in the hotel lobby, and pays tribute to the writers and artists who have either stayed or been associated with the famous hotel. The elegant old-world style bar serves cocktails, wines, beers and spirits.
Light mid-day meals are a Raffle’s tradition and there is nowhere better for a spot of lunch at the Tiffin Room. The restaurant takes it name from the traditional Asian style tiffin lunch carriers. The Tiffin Room specializes in mild chicken curry, northern Indian vegetarian and meat buffets, afternoon teas and international breakfasts.There is a private dining room available for up to 12 people.