Berjaya Hotel Singapore offers a unique colonial era experience
If youve decided on travelling to Singapore during your next vacation and are looking for a relatively reasonably priced boutique styled accommodation to treat yourself with, then you may want to consider the Berjaya Hotel Singapore as one of your top options. This uniquely decorated hotel stands in the popular Chinatown district right in the heart of the city center and within walking distance to many of Singapores attractions. Youll find yourself about 10-15 minutes walk from the Orchard Road shopping area, 10 minutes from Shenton Way shopping mall and 5 minutes from the nearest Tanjong Pagar MRT station which can speed you further out in no time at all.
At first sight the Berjaya hotel looks like an old colonial building with classically arched panes and wooden swinging windows with intricately carved detail. This rustic theme continues on the inside as the interior dcor fuses old art nouveau styles with modern minimalism and up to date convenience; youll see elegant hanging center piece chandeliers, bouquets of exotic flowers, a grand piano, winding stair cases, marble floors and amazingly fine wooden fittings.
Guests can choose from 3 different types of rooms the studios, deluxe rooms and large suites each differing in size and amenities depending on your comfort needs. Filled with a range of old colonial era furniture that adds to the elegant atmosphere of the rooms, each comes with a range of modern comforts such as a cable TV, full mini-bar, iron and ironing board, internet access and tea/coffee making facilities. The hotel is relatively small with just 49 rooms available to guests, so booking in advance is advised if you want to ensure a room on arrival. There are regular promotions offered by the Berjaya Hotel which are usually listed on their website; most include a 10% 15% discount if you book a certain amount of time in advance.
In terms of food and beverage the hotel is so centrally located that youll be spoiled for places to eat and drink in the immediate area, this is especially true for Chinatown which is renowned for having a wide range of tasty restaurants. If you fancy eating in there are two choices offered by the Berjaya Hotel to help satisfy your needs; the first is the Lopera Italian a fine dining restaurant that serves up various mouth watering Napolitano styled dishes prepared by a team of well trained chefs from Italy. Then for those wanting a simple light snack or beverage there is the lobby lounge, which is setup as a cozy and relaxing area where you can sit comfortably chatting with friends over a glass of wine or a cocktail.
Overall the Berjaya Hotel Singapore offers visitors a uniquely different accommodation experience than what they may be used to. The buildings dcor and fixtures gives the place a back in time feel that adds a surreal yet enjoyable element to any holiday; with relatively low room prices this hotel is a gem, but youll need to get in there quickly to snatch up one of the 49 rooms for yourself.