With Valentine’s Day approaching rapidly, many couples have begun the search for affordable staycation spots. For some of us, that means luxury hotel rooms and sipping bubbly by a pool. But if you and your date are not for spending a bomb this V-Day, we’ve compiled our list of 5 affordable staycations for under just $120 a night!
Located conveniently at Kallang, J8 Hotel is a quaint boutique hotel boasting views of central Singapore’s bustling streets and rooftops. Pair that with a classy interior decorated with clean lines, minimalistic touches and hints of colour, you’ve got yourself a space to unwind and relax with your beau.
At just $78, guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast with their room before heading out to explore Mustafa Centre (8 minutes away) or City Square Mall (10 minutes away).
Avid mall-hoppers can also jump on the MRT at Lavender for a short trip down to Bugis to visit Bugis Junction, Bugis + and Bugis Street.
Address: 8 Townshend Road #01-01 S(207606)
Book Now: J8 Hotel
ST Signature Chinatown is a co-living gem nestled in the heart of one of Singapore’s richest cultural hotspots, Chinatown. The rooms are decorated with a Scandinavian touch, with hues of white, grey and splashes of wood. The result is an aesthetically pleasing room with a gorgeous view overlooking Chinatown’s shophouses.
As it is a co-living hotel, you can look forward to communal chill spaces such as the patio, Cook Lab and rooftop.
Cultural junkies can go on an exploring spree of the nearby shophouses and snap some IG-worthy pics while foodies can embark on a binge spree at the Chinatown Food Street just a short walk away. Grab your friends and head down to the nearby Amoy Street (7 minutes away) too for drinks and gossip to end off the night!
Address: 273A South Bridge Road S(058822)
Book Now: ST Signature Chinatown
For those looking for respite from the hustle and bustle of city life, look no further! Summer View Hotel is a boutique hotel tucked away in Bencoolen that boasts rooms with light, airy interiors. Decorated cozily with splashes of green and yellow, the rooms are a zen place for peace seekers.
Priced affordably at $114, enjoy a complimentary breakfast with your room before heading out to explore Bugis nearby.
Adventure-seekers can head down to Deck Art Gallery (2 minutes away) for your daily dose of art before grabbing a bite to eat at Bugis Street (6 minutes away). You can round off the night with a stroll by the Rochor Canal (6 minutes away) with your boo before catching some Z’s.
Address: 173 Bencoolen Street S(189642)
To Book: Summer View Hotel
Make your hipster dreams come true with Hotel 1887, The New Opera House! A historical beauty sitting in the heart of Chinatown, this hotel is a mix of culture and contemporary design. With rooms overlooking the heritage shophouses and framed by the original shophouse windows, it’s a perfect mix of old and new sure to have your hipster heart screaming for joy.
For $115, guests can chill on the veranda and enjoy the view of the bustling Chinatown street below or head down to the nearby Raffles Place or Clarke Quay which is a 10 minute walk away. If mall-hopping isn’t for you, head down to Chinatown Food Street (1 minute away) for a bite to eat!
Address: 25 Trengganu Street S(058476)
To Book: Hotel 1887, The New Opera House
Located conveniently at Bugis, Hotel NuVe’s rooms are serene, clean and decorated minimally – making for a comfortable space for you and beau to enjoy each other’s company.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary breakfast with their room at $110 while taking in the view of Singapore’s busy centre. If you’re itching for something to do, Aperia Mall and City Square Mall are just a short bus ride away. Or head down to Haji Lane (3 minutes away) or Arab Street (1 minute away) for a bit of midday exploring instead!
Address: 9 Jalan Pinang S(199141)
To Book: Hotel NuVe
*All booking information and prices were extracted from Agoda.
Boutique hotels in Singapore prove your staycation with boo doesn’t have to end in cai png for the next week or two. Instead, bring your date to any of these staycation spots for a short but memorable Valentine’s Day 2021!