Top 5 Hotels near Universal Studios Singapore from $90

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Now You Don’t Need to Break Your Bank When You Book These Budget Hotels near the Sentosa Island in Singapore

With so much fun to be had at Universal Studios Singapore theme park at Resorts World Sentosa, you don’t want to be far from accommodation after a long day.

There are some expensive options right next to the resort, including Festive Hotel, Hard Rock Hotel and Movenpick Heritage Hotel Sentosa – but these are 5-star options that are very expensive – usually costs more than US$280 per night!

Fret not, here are 5 cheap hotels near Sentosa Island that you can check out.

1. Fragrance Hotel Viva

Fragrance Hotel Viva Superior Room

Fragrance Hotel Viva is well-liked by budget travelers for its affordable rates and close proximity to Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore.

-> Room rates from US$90 per night.

Why Stay Here

Past guests have praised the Fragrance Hotel Viva for its great value prices and convenient location, allowing them to stay in a cheap hotel close to Universal Studios.

Three minutes walk from the bus stop and only 10 minutes walk from both HarbourFront and Telok Blangah MRT train stations as well as the VivoCity mall. By taxi, it will be just a 10 minutes air-con ride to Sentosa and Universal Studios.

The simple, modern rooms are given a funky edge thanks to the colourful lights, which turn the space pink, green, blue or orange. There’s a LCD TV with cable channels, free beverages, hairdryer and an en-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries. WiFi internet is available at a small fee.

Great Budget hotel with convenient public transport, close to MRT and VivoCity shopping mall which is connected to the Sentosa Gateway. Many choice of buses to take to reach the Harbourfront MRT Station. Clean hotel rooms and good staff that can speak English very well. Next to the Hotel is a 7-Eleven convenience store to buy water and snacks. – Benedict L. of Malaysia.

2. Bay Hotel Singapore

Bay Hotel Singapore Deluxe Room

Bay Hotel has a great location – right outside the entrance to Sentosa Island and close to HarbourFront MRT station and VivoCity mall.

-> Price from US$130 per night.
-> 14-days Advance Purchase Special from SGD$150 only.

Why Stay Here

The Bay Hotel is located at the entrance to Sentosa island, close to VivoCity mega shopping mall and the HarbourFront MRT train station. From here you can take a scenic and leisurely walk across the boardwalk to Sentosa Island.

This 4-star hotel is for savvy travelers who don’t want to miss out on free WiFi and the “snack-all-you-can” mini-bar that is complimentary. You also get all the added luxuries like a outdoor swimming pool, impressive fitness center, modern restaurant/bar with a view over Sentosa.

Another plus point of Bay Hotel is they offer early check-in, spacious family rooms and the staff are genuinely helpful and friendly.

Great location, right across the street from Vivo City and easy access to Sentosa via the monorail from vivo city. Late checkout was great for our midnight flight. Helpful friendly staff and a simple but lovely pool on the 6th floor. Restaurant offered lovely food at a good price too. – Abbey of New Zealand.

3. Harbour Ville Hotel

Harbour Ville Hotel Singapore Guestroom

Harbour Ville Hotel is quietly tucked at the bottom of Mount Faber hill yet still close enough to walk to Sentosa

-> Price from US$90 per night.

Why Stay Here

From Harbour Ville Hotel it only takes 15 minutes to walk to the entrance to Sentosa Island and VivoCity shopping mall, with buses running nearby to make the journey easier.

Staff are welcoming and helpful, with reception open 24 hours a day and a snack bar and gym on site. WiFi internet connection is free.

The cosy rooms are well set out, with large windows letting in plenty of natural light. The decor is simple and clean. Cable television, tea and coffee making facilities, en-suite bathroom, hairdryer and safe deposit box come as standard.

4. Fragrance Hotel Royal

Fragrance Hotel Royal Deluxe Room

Fragrance Hotel Royal is one of the best cheap hotels near Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore.

-> Room rates from US$85 per night.

Why Stay Here

Fragrance Hotel Royal is just 15 minutes walk to VivoCity mega shopping mall at the gateway to Sentosa and Universal Studios. The Telok Blangah MRT train station is only five minutes walk away.

Rooms here come with free WiFi, cable television, DVD player, coffee/tea maker and complimentary beverages. The en-suite bathroom has complimentary toiletries and a hairdryer. This is one of the best value hotels within walking distance from Sentosa and HarbourFront.

5. Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen Deluxe Room

Guests staying at this nostalgic Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen can enjoy best of both worlds – the nearby Sentosa and Chinatown.

-> Room per night from US$80.

Why Stay Here

A little bit further away is the Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen in Chinatown district.

With the Chinatown MRT station only 5 minutes walk away and then just two train stops from there to HarbourFront MRT station, it allows guests to enjoy not only Universal Studios and Sentosa. but also explore the amazing neighbourhood of Chinatown, with some of the city’s best street food and colourful temples.

This hotel also has plenty of charm and a very interesting history. Once an opera house, its guest rooms has been refurbished to reflect the old architecture. Rooms include an LCD television, hairdryer, safe deposit box, free WiFi and complimentary beverages.
If you are looking for unusual or off-beaten things to do on Sentosa Island, you have to read this interesting article – “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Sentosa” here.