Ambassador hotel Singapore the cities best kept
With its vibrant and buzzing capital city, Singapore is definitely turning into one of the most popular travel destinations in South East Asia. This exciting metropolis caters for every taste possible, from thrill seekers to travelling families to those wanting a mixture of scenic sun drenched beaches, tropical natural forests and 24-hour parties all squeezed into a single weeks vacation.
Though Singapore is known for its relatively high hotel prices, especially when it comes to accommodation inside the central city area, it does however also cater to both middle and low range budget travelers looking for a clean and comfortable place to sleep. In fact one of Singapores best kept secrets is the Ambassador hotel, which provides fantastic value for money and a central location.
Hidden away in the heart of the popular little India district the Ambassador hotel is right in the heart of the cities action, allowing guests easy access to many of the towns more interesting areas. From the hotels entrance you simply have to walk across the street and youre in the well known Mustafa Center a massive shopping complex that offers a huge range of discount price shopping options. Aside from the fact that the little India area is home to a variety of markets, restaurants and street hawkers youll also be within walking distance of the national museum, Orchard road, the Esplanade theatre area, the boat quay and a main MRT train stop for further travel around the outlying city.
What the Ambassador hotel offers
Overall the hotel is a little on the small side with just 25 rooms to choose from, so you may need to book in advance to ensure that you have a room on arrival. Depending on the number of people accompanying you or what your comfort needs may be there are singles, doubles, triples and family sized rooms available, all decorated in a simple clean no-frills style. Each room offers guests a number of amenities and comforts to help them feel at home, these include a fully equipped private en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, an iron and ironing board, T.V. with full cable channels and a full mini-bar.
If youre arriving by plane there is a shuttle bus available from the international Changi airport directly to the hotel, otherwise you can chose to take the MRT train to little India, ride a taxi or take the bus. Unfortunately the hotel does not have an on site restaurant, though the surrounding area is dotted with a number of food and drink options of varying price ranges. First time visitors to Singapore will undoubtedly feel slightly overwhelmed by the busy and unfamiliar city at times, so to help the Ambassador hotel has a 24 hour tour desk. Visitors can get helpful information on a number of questions, such as which sites are best to visit, where to go shopping, recommended food places and even have their tickets booked for them in advance.
Overall the Ambassador hotel Singapore is more of a low cost no frills hotel that offers comfortable and clean accommodation right in the center of the city. If youre travelling on a budget and want to spend more on travelling during the day and simply sleep at night then this hotel will help save you having to pay out for Singapores slightly overpriced hotels.