10 Charming Hotels in Singapore You Won’t Believe Are Below $150
If you thinking booking a budget hotel in Singapore means having to give up on style or substance, then you need to see this list.
The ten hotels we’ve picked stand out because of their affordable room rates, beautiful guest rooms, good amenities and convenient locations. They are so charming you’ll probably never want to go home again.
1. Lloyd’s Inn
It will surprise first time guests that such a calm and quiet hotel is only a few steps from bustling Orchard Road, Singapore’s shopping street or mile of malls. This hotel is the best version of simple, a sleek minimalist design that highlights nature and makes the most of the abundant natural light.
A desk, flat-screen television, free WiFi and safe carefully blend into the modern, chic rooms with white walls and wooden fixtures. The hotel also has a tiled pool in the mature garden, a roof terrace for cocktails. It’s mostly couples who stay at this hotel, those who appreciate the central location and quiet ambience.
As well being less than 10-min walk from Orchard Road shopping strip and Somerset MRT station, the hotel is also walking distance to Fort Canning Park. With such a handy location and modern, boutique look, it’s no surprise that Lloyd’s Inn is a hotel that guests just keep on coming back to.
You can book now at Agoda.com with room prices start from US$115 per night.
Me and my family really enjoy the hotel during our stay. It is really quiet in the night, we can take rest peacefully after city tour in day time.Kids excited with the coffee machine as they always made Milo before nap time. The big garden room is very comfortable, with spacious space for kids to play and backyard garden. I would definitely will stay again in my next visit. – Hilda Y. from Indonesia @ Agoda.com
2. Kam Leng Hotel
A heritage hotel, the magic here starts before you even step through the doors. The whitewashed facade hails from another era and in the evening a warm glow from reception invites you in. The rooms have kept their original fittings, but bold colours and modern conveniences add plenty of personality to the space.
Cosy beds topped with soft sheets make it easy to fall asleep, and the 70 rooms have complimentary WiFi, LCD TV, coffee making facility, safe and mini-bar. It attracts a variety of guests, from those staying with family to business guests who want a boutique hotel with more personality and a laid-back atmosphere.
The MRT at Lavender is just a quick 10-min walk away and it’s the same distance to Little India and the impressive 24-hour Mustafa shopping center. For great value local food, there is an abundance of cheap eateries nearby.
-> This little gem start from US$80 per night.
3. Hotel Clover the Arts
Some hotels like to do things a little differently, and at Clover the Arts that is only a good thing. As the name states, this place is more than a little creative. The hotel exterior is covered in a large mural of a jungle and a waterfall. Inside the rooms are just as imaginative, and they come with all the boutique essentials.
Every room has a different design on the walls, from cartoons to quirky street art. You could stay somewhere different every time that you visit. Every guest room also comes with free WiFi, LCD TV, safe and a mini-bar.
Hotel Clover the Arts is a stone-throw to the MRT station at Clarke Quay, a Singapore hot spot with bars, restaurants and live music. For something more calming head to the green space at Fort Canning Park nearby.
-> Room rates at this artsy hotel start from US$99 per night.
Eye catching Graffiti. Great location. Room was very small but very clean. Breakfast was ok for the price, some dry pasta, bread ,scrambled egg, juice, cereal. They give you free canned cola, which other hotels normally don’t. – Charoen J. from Thailand @ Agoda.com
4. The Duxton Hotel
The rooms here are spacious and airy, and although located in a busy part of town, quiet at night. They are fitted with desk space, space, soft beds, flat-screen television and a walk-in shower. WiFi is free throughout the hotel.
It’s not just the rooms that have a vintage feel to them. Even the public areas such as the cocktail bar, restaurant and reception are colonial-era inspired. If you want to explore the city it’s only a short 7-min walk to the Tanjong Pagar MRT train station.
-> Room rates start from US$121 per night.
5. The Sultan Hotel
This hotel soaks up its surroundings and offers a boutique stay in Arab Street, a neighbourhood filled with shophouses and Middle Eastern restaurants. Nearby are quirky Haji Lane shops, the majestic Masjid Sultan and it’s only a 10-min walk to Lavender MRT station.
Rooms offer a timeless glamour that blends classic Singapore with comfortable modernity. Every room is different so returning guests never have the same experience but are guaranteed the same level of quality and service. Amenities include an iPod docking station, LCD television, mini-bar and WiFi.
Facilities at the Sultan Hotel are also second to none, with a beautiful bar for evening cocktails and a restaurant serving delicious Moroccan food. Breakfast is served in the morning and for those here on business there are secretarial services.
-> Rooms at this glam hotel start from US$120 per night.
6. The Daulat
The Daulat feels like it’s been purposefully designed so that you never want to leave. The vintage facade, friendly staff and carefully thought out interior design that combines bright white with an array of cheerful fabrics and furnishings.
The rooms in this four star hotel are cosy , with comfortable beds and soft white sheets. Rooms come with free WiFi and beverages, and some of the best-smelling toiletries in the city. Rooms here reflect that same chilled-out yet chic atmosphere and the hotel has an alfresco terrace and a lap pool.
Located in Little India, this hotel really reflects the vibrancy of the enclave. There are plenty of restaurants and cafes nearby, including the Tekka Center for great value hawker dishes. You can easily walk to the Little India MRT station in 5-min and connect to Orchard Road and Clarke Quay.
-> Rooms at the Daulat Hotel start from US$122 per night.
7. The Inn at Temple Street
Chinatown has such an unusual atmosphere compared to the rest of Singapore. The narrow streets and shophouses are full of history and there’s an amazing array of street food to try, as well as plenty of excellent restaurants and chic bars. From here, it’s only 5-min walk from the Chinatown MRT station.
Once you are greeted by the welcoming staff at the hotel, you may never want to leave. The 41 rooms have a hint of China to them, with an ornate bed head and brightly painted tiles in the en suite bathrooms. High-speed WiFi, tea and coffee making facilities and TV with cable channels come as standard.
The location of this hotel is part of the attraction: there’s just so much to do nearby such as visiting historical sights like the Sri Mariamman Temple. You can head down to Maxwell Food Center for award-winning chicken rice or go to Club Street to enjoy some of the most creative dining and nightlife spots in the city.
-> Rooms at this heritage hotel start from US$90 per night.
8. Hotel Re! @ Pearl’s Hill
Above the park just outside Chinatown is the funky Hotel Re!, a bold and colourful choice for those who like something that’s a little bit different. The decor is so cheerful that you’re bound to smile, There are helpful staff, views over the city and a great happy hour in the bar.
From the bubblegum pink reception to the American style diner, the design is certainly unusual. Rooms are an ode to those from another era, and stars that grace the walls include James Bond and Marilyn Monroe. Flat-screen TV, branded toiletries, coffee machine and free WiFi all come as standard.
This boutique hotel is walking distance from the Outram Park MRT train station. There’s plenty to see and do here, including historical sights and great street food. You can also easily connect to Orchard Road and Little India via the MRT.
-> The funky rooms at this hotel start from US$99 per night.
9. Rider’s Lodge
It may come as a surprise that somewhere so tranquil can be found in modern Singapore and with a location close to the Singapore Botanic Gardens, Rider’s Lodge is a calm haven with quick and easy public transport links to the city center.
Surrounded by green fields rather than skyscrapers, this 40 room hotel is decorated in a colonial style and is part of HorseCity, which includes stables, riding lessons, yoga, a spa and even Thai boxing. It’s perfect for families who want to get away from the hustle and bustle but still be close enough to the shopping areas.
The charming rooms are decorated in warm colours and have comfortable beds that ensure a good night’s sleep after a day of outdoor activity. Rooms come with complimentary WiFi and are fitted with a safe, desk space, cable television and coffee making facilities.
-> Rooms at the Rider’s Lodge start from US$92 per night.
10. Moon 23 Hotel
You’ll be transported to another planet with a stay at The Moon Hotel. This 80 room boutique hotel has a modern contemporary look, from the smart mirrored outside to the stylish guestrooms. The smart lounge serves a delicious breakfast and in the evenings is turned into a cocktail bar.
The beds here are so comfortable it’s hard to get up in the morning, with high quality pillows and mattress. The bold purple and red tones give an extra depth to the space. All rooms come with smart television, iPod dock, high-speed WiFi and an en-suite shower room with fluffy towels.
Location is another reason that guests love to stay at the Moon 23 Hotel. It’s only 10-min walk to both Little India and Bugis MRT stations. Guests will enjoy proximity to an abundance of eateries for great value dinners as well as quick transport connections to Orchard Road and Changi Airport.
-> Rooms at this boutique hotel start from US$100 per night.