Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen - Deluxe Room

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen – a Deluxe Room housed in a defunct Chinese opera theater and conveniently near Chinatown MRT station.

This hotel has an operatic theme, decorated in rich reds, that provides a unique stay for those who enjoy cultural experiences. Rates for a night in this slice of history start at just US$80 per night.

Close to the sights of Chinatown, the location of the hotel is a huge plus point, only 5 minutes walk from the MRT station at Chinatown (Exit A). Guests can also walk to some of the most popular sights in Singapore, including the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and the Chinatown Heritage Center on Pagoda Street.

For great local food head down to Maxwell Road Food Center where you can taste what is arguably the best, according to critics, Hainanese chicken rice (Tian Tian) and delicious peanut pancakes (No.26 stall) for dessert.

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen Reviews

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen - Guestroom

Hotel Lai Chun Yuen – a Deluxe Room with a porch that overlooks the busy Chinatown streets below. Nice spot to people watch!

A scroll through the reviews on TripAdvisor show that guests who have stayed here have had enjoyable stays, with much appreciation shown for the location and the dramatic interior design.


  • Free WiFi throughout the hotel
  • Nostalgic hotel with a great look
  • Handy for taking trips on MRT train system
  • Friendly staff and attentive service
  • Plenty of sightseeing options nearby
  • Close to plenty of excellent local eating places


  • No fridge in the rooms
  • In-house restaurant doesn’t serve local food

The hotel is good location, easy to find, very close to public transport, the room is small , fast check in and out, breakfast is poor but you can find all of food outside the hotel. Room is clean. Easy to go anywhere by MRT or bus till night. – sutendy w of Indonesia at TripAdvisor

Hotel Location

The Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen is located in an cultural area that is full of interest, with plenty of sightseeing opportunities and places to enjoy local dishes.

  • 5 minutes walk from Exit A of Chinatown MRT (NE4) train station
  • A 15 minute amble to Boat Quay for a great drinks, dinner and sunset spot
  • Short 5 minutes walk to Maxwell Food Center for cheap local eats
  • 45 minutes by MRT to Changi Airport
  • Only 2 MRT stops from HarbourFront for Sentosa Island

Why Stay at Hotel Lai Chun Yuen?

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen - Entrance
The look and mood of the hotel fits extremely well with the neighborhood and surroundings. Opera music plays softly in public spaces and the Oriental theme is classy, with lanterns dangling from the ceiling and colors that match the style.

Staff offer a warm welcome and useful advice, providing maps and offering shopping, dining and sightseeing tips.

You can’t fault this hotel in terms of location. Being able to walk to such Singapore institutions as Ann Siang Hill, Maxwell Food Center and Chinatown Heritage Center makes it a great spot for those who want to explore. The nearest Chinatown MRT station is only 5 minutes walk away too.

It’s not only during the day that this area is buzzing. At night guests can visit Club Street for bars and restaurants, or head down to the riverside at Boat Quay and Clarke Quay, both a fifteen minute walk from the hotel.

Room Rates and Hotel Amenities

Santa Grand Hotel Lai Chun Yuen - Twin Room
Room rates per night at or are from US$80.

With 80 guestrooms this unique boutique hotel transports guests to China, with a red and black theme. Rooms come in various sizes, from a single to a family sized space. There is a lounge and business center onsite.

In every room guests will find:

  1. Free WiFi
  2. LCD TV with Cable Channels
  3. Safe Deposit Box
  4. Complimentary Beverages
  5. Hairdryer
  6. Workdesk
  7. Wardrobe

Contact Information

Address: 25 Trengganu Street Singapore 058476
Contact number: +65 6632 0760
Hotel Website:
Nearest MRT Station: Chinatown MRT Station (NE4)

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