Fragrance Hotel – Bugis
With the Bugis MRT Station (EW12) almost directly on the hotel doorstep, just a mere 8-minute walk away, the Fragrance Hotel Bugis is perfectly positioned for convenience and access to Singapore’s central financial districts at Raffles Place and Marina Bay Financial Center.
A 5-minute train ride is all it takes to Raffles Place MRT Interchange Station (NS26/EW14) and from there you can walk to both financial districts. Suntec Singapore International Convention and Exhibition Center is also an easy 10-minute walk from the Bugis Fragrance Hotel.
For those planning a trip to Malaysia, the Queen Street Bus Terminal is situated just a few minutes away from the hotel. Over there are affordable public buses plying direct route to the Larkin Bus Terminal (Johor Bahru of Malaysia) where you can find many connecting coaches to most parts of Malaysia.
Price – from US$80 per room night.
24-hour Shopping, Cheap Fashion & Gadgets Galore
The Fragrance Bugis Hotel offers the perfect base to explore the nearby 24-hour Mustafa Shopping Center, with its enormous choice of merchandise, that includes clothing, household appliances, jewelry and even luxury Swiss watches like Tag Heuer. Mustafa also offers the absolute best options for Indian cuisine with its rooftop restaurant where you can enjoy a Maharajah-worthy spread at cheap prices.
As the name would suggest, the Bugis Fragrance Hotel is situated within a 5-minute walk of the infamous Bugis Street; the city’s largest street-style shopping area where trendy Japanese and Korean fashion and accessories can be found at extremely competitive prices. The bustling modern Bugis Junction Mall is also just a stone’s throw away from this Bugis budget hotel, where you can shop in air-conditioned comfort.
If it is electrical products at affordable prices that you have your eye on, you need look no further than Sim Lim Square, a popular haunt for latest digital cameras, DSLRs, laptops, Playstations, Xbox, digital media players, all at a mere 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Food Where the East Meets West
Those looking for Singapore’s famous chicken rice can rejoice as it can be readily found near the hotel’s vicinity. You will be spoilt for choice as you can find Yet Con and Chin Chin Hainanese Chicken Rice restaurants at Purvis Street and Sin Swee Kee Chicken Rice Restaurant at Seah Street.
If you are feeling a tinge of indulgence, then head over to Garibaldi Italian restaurant cum bar at 36 Purvis Street, helmed by an award winning true-blue Italian chef. The restaurant even won the accolade of being the No.7 Asia’s finest restaurants in 2008/2009 The Miele Guide.
Even though the island is hot and humid all year round, there is no shortage of spicy hotpot (aka steamboats) restaurants around. Down one street from the Fragrance Bugis Hotel are Liang Seah and Tan Quee Lan Streets where one can find plentiful Chinese-style spicy hotpots eateries.
Simple Budget Hotel with Fully Furnished Rooms
Fragrance Hotel Bugis is an 80-room budget hotel housed in a nondescript 5-storey building. It offers the type of modern, yet affordable accommodation that you would expect from a budget hotel and all of the fully air-conditioned guest bedrooms benefit from en-suite bathroom and shower facilities, flat screen TV, DVD player and free WiFi.
Bugis Fragrance Hotel offers complimentary breakfast for their guests at the in-house cafe. Airport transfers and local guided tours can be arranged at the 24/7 reception desk. For added convenience, there is a 24-hours convenience store right next to the hotel lobby.
Wireless Internet access (free) is available in all the rooms
- Satellite / Cable TV Channels
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee / Tea Making Facilities
- Laundry Service / Dry Cleaning / Ironing
- Phone with IDD Facility (subject to call charges)
- Complimentary Breakfast
Address: 33 Middle Road Singapore 188942
Contact number: +65 6336 9888
Hotel Website: www.fragrancehotel.com
Nearest MRT Station: Bugis MRT Station (EW12)