Singapore for the First-Time Visitor22 April 2019 |
This is going to be your first time in Singapore—the sunny island nation you’ve heard so much about. Some call Singapore the ultimate shopper’s paradise, while others think of it as a perfect getaway destination where one can enjoy the best of traditional flavours with the modern comforts of a near-futuristic city. Regardless of whatever you’ve been told about taking a holiday in Singapore, one thing’s for sure - your Singapore vacation will definitely be one to remember!
This is going to be your first time in Singapore—the sunny island nation you’ve heard so much about. Some call Singapore the ultimate shopper’s paradise, while others think of it as a perfect getaway destination where one can enjoy the best of traditional flavours with the modern comforts of a near-futuristic city. Regardless of whatever you’ve been told about taking a holiday in Singapore, one thing’s for sure – your Singapore vacation will definitely be one to remember!
To fully immerse yourself in the best vacation experience here, answering the often asked question of where to stay in Singapore should be one of the first ticks of your list. You might have already googled for the top 10 hotels in Singapore, but here’s a pro tip: as a first-time visitor, you should definitely make the convenience of accessing the city’s most popular experiences one of your top priorities. This is why staying in Orchard Road is an especially wise decision if it’s your first time visiting.
Adventures on Orchard Road
Known primarily as Asia’s most famous shopping street, Orchard Road has so much more to offer besides being the epicentre of shopping in Singapore. Going beyond the retail paradise that it is, the hustle and bustle of over 5,000 establishments offers a wealth of lifestyle experiences that even the locals can’t ignore.
For lovers of luxury brands and high street fashion, dazzling shopping complexes like ION Orchard, The Paragon, and Ngee Ann City house a bevy of such offerings. If retail therapy is part of your travel plan, disappointment will never be a word in Orchard Road’s dictionary—be prepared to be spoilt for choices. Orchard Road is also home to a line-up of famed restaurants and acclaimed culinary establishments; boasting an array of Michelin-starred restaurants such as Les Amis, Sushi Kimura, Imperial Treasure Fine Teochew Cuisine and more. Delighting your palate with the finest flavours from all around the world is as easy as walking down the street.
Now that it’s been established that Orchard Road is an ideal launch pad for your virgin adventure in Singapore, you’re probably wondering whereabouts in Orchard should you stay? Well, look no further than Concorde Hotel Singapore — and here are a few noteworthy reasons why it’s the perfect place to stay at.
The City At your Doorstep
It’s barely a 3-minute walk to the hustle and bustle of shopping malls like Orchard Central, 313 Somerset and Somerset MRT station; a 6-minute walk to Dhoby Ghaut MRT station — a station served by 3 MRT lines to conveniently transport you to almost any corner of the city.
Rooms that Suit All Needs
All rooms come with complimentary wi-fi, cable television and in-room entertainment systems. Family rooms offer king beds and twin-murphy beds which can be folded up to create more space for active kids. Premier suites feature a complimentary minibar that’s replenishable daily. At Concorde Hotel Singapore, every room is designed with your ultimate comfort in mind so you can be sure to wind down each evening in content within a home away from home environment.
Functional Range of Facilities
Amongst the array of facilities at your disposal, the hotel boasts a state-of-the-art gymnasium and a trendy instagrammable pool with frosty light blue ceramic mosaic tiles. Bask in the sun while your eyes feast on lush green landscapes carefully designed to bring a tropical touch of nature to the bustling city view. Its range of facilities is sure to make every aspect of your stay a wholesome experience.
With top-notch service that prioritizes the guests’ needs above all else, it’s little wonder the hotel is rated as one of the top 10 hotels on Orchard Road. Expect to be warmly greeted and welcomed by dedicated and experienced staff at the lobby and experience nothing less than exceptional service for the rest of your stay.
The Best of All Worlds
There’s nothing better than being able to unwind in peaceful serenity at the end of each day, yet be close enough in the thick of all the action to revel in the vibrant city life at the same time. Make your first time to Singapore a memorable one with the finest experiences from breakfast to bed at Concorde Hotel Singapore. This is the Singapore holiday you’ve been searching and yearning for!