Hotel Royal located on Newton Road, is in one of the most exclusive areas of Singapore that is very close to the famous Orchard Road shopping street. The nearest train station is Novena MRT Station (NS20), a 7-minute walk from Hotel Royal and it is just 2 stops from Orchard MRT Station (NS22).
Rooms from US$130 per night.
Hotel Royal offers affordable room rates (from US$130) compared to the up-scale Orchard Road hotels inside the shopping strip. It is also very accessible for travelers arriving at Changi Airport with the train ride to Novena station lasting less than an hour.
The Novena area that Hotel Royal resides in is also very good for finding quality food and hanging out places. There are also some amazing food haunts in this area that are very popular with expats and locals alike.
Orchard Road Shopping Excitement
Orchard Road is clearly Singapore’s main shopping hub that is filled not only with numerous iconic shopping centers, but also with charming boutiques that offer the finest merchandise and limited edition items.
ION Orchard is one of the most exquisite and majestic shopping malls on Orchard Road, bringing together a wide selection of flagship and concept stores that are both unique and luxurious. There are 6 duplex flagship stores and over 300 retail stores that have brought high-street fashion and designer brands to the Orchard Road haven. Popular stores include the double-storey Louis Vuitton and Prada boutiques, Kate Spade, Stradivarius, Ted Baker, Valentino, Swarovski, and many others.
ION Orchard has more than shopping; it also offers visitors an unique mix of adventure and cultural experience, given that you can find art galleries, painting exhibits, a 218m tall rooftop sightseeing spot with state-of-the-art equipment, and some dining facilities that are to-die-for.
Another must-visit Orchard Road shopping center is the DFS Galleria Scottswalk on Scotts Road. DFS Galleria is a favorite with tourists as it is the only luxury brands mall in town offering duty free shopping. At DFS you can really feel pampered and appreciated as a customer, but the best part is that you can shop for anything your heart desires, all under one roof.
The DFS Galleria also has an award winning Beauty Hall that houses famous brands such as La Mer, Bobbi Brown, Armani, Christian Dior, Benefit and Helena Rubinstein. It is also said that the personalized beauty treatments here are one of the very best in Singapore.
Another iconic Orchard Road shopping mall to visit will be the Takashimaya Shopping Center located at the heart of Orchard Road, and anchored by the giant Japanese departmental chain with the same name. At Takashimaya you can find anything from beauty products to designer clothes to household products and so on. One particular shop that stands out is the humongous Kinokuniya bookshop, which is a paradise for all book lovers especially Japanese manga fans.
Some of the other famous brands that you can find in Takashimaya include: Kate Spade, Burberry, Bvlgari, Ralph Lauren, Armani, Gucci, and Salvatore Ferragamo just to name a few. In addition, the basement level offers a wide variety of food choices, local and International, so you can enjoy a delicious meal before or after shopping.
Singapore Hawker Delights and Chicken Rice
There is nothing like coming to Singapore and enjoying local delights at the hawker centers; famously known for their no-frills service, colorful stalls, cheap prices and finger-licking good food.
Newton Food Center also commonly known by the locals as Newton Circus attracts lots of tourists and expats due to all the amazing good food found here. Guests at Hotel Royal can take a 10-minute stroll along Newton Road towards a very busy roundabout and just beside it is the popular Newton Food Center.
Finding something for any taste is not hard at Newton Food Center, and some of the best food choices are the legendary Singapore Chili Crab, Oyster Omelet, BBQ Sambal Stingray, Satay, Prawn Noodles and Roti John. Atmosphere is relaxed, food is delicious, and price is reasonable hence there is not much more you could ask for.
For guests who desire to try the world renowned Singapore chicken rice dish, look no further than the Wee Nam Kee Hainanese Chicken Rice Restaurant located on Thomson Road. It is located right across Novena Church which itself is very close to Novena MRT Station. Wee Nam Kee is a favorite with the locals as can be seen from the mealtime crowds because their recipe sticks to the original Hainanese way of preparation. The rice is so savory good that it can be eaten on its own while the chicken meat is juicy and succulent.
Charming Hotel near Orchard Road
The 313-room Hotel Royal offers both convenience and comfort to their guests due to the perfect location near the city center and Orchard Road. The hotel also has an outdoor swimming pool and health club to help guests relax and settle in Singapore.
Hotel Royal has well appointed rooms that are equipped with cable TV cum in-room mo
vies channels, attached bathrooms and Wi-Fi Internet access. Besides being near to Singapore’s famous hawker center, Hotel Royal also has in-house restaurants dishing out Japanese and Chinese cuisine.
Wireless Internet access (charges apply) is available in all the rooms.
- TV with Cable TV Channels
- Hair Dryer
- Coffee / Tea Making Facilities
- Laundry Service / Dry Cleaning
- Safe Deposit Box
- Tour Desk
- Meeting Facilities
- Restaurant (24-Hours)
Address: 36 Newton Road Singapore 307964
Contact number: +65 6253 8668
Hotel Website: www.hotelroyal.com.sg
Nearest MRT Station: Novena MRT Station (NS20)
Please visit the “Guide on Navigating Orchard Road MRT Station” to get tips on how to get to the above shopping centers.