Be in the heart of it all at the Orchard hotel Singapore
Singapore is one of South East Asia's most vibrant and colourful cosmopolitan cities; it offers such a dizzying variety of things to see, do and eat that it can sometimes be overwhelming for the first time visitor. If you plan on travelling to Singapore and want to place yourself in a comfortable and convenient location in the heart of the action then you should definitely consider the Orchard hotel.
This reasonably priced 4 star hotel stands right on the infamous Orchard Road, which is in the countries largest shopping and entertainment district. From here you have access to plenty of attractions, either on foot or by the excellent Singapore public transport that will take you where you want to go in minutes. Whether it's shopping at the Orchard Road malls, picking through the endless lines of delicious street hawker food stands or sight seeing around China Town; it can all be easily reached from the hotel.
The Orchard hotel is reasonably large with 653 modern styled rooms of varying styles and interior decor. Depending on your budget or how many people are accompanying you there is a choice of 6 different room varieties each with its own unique design, from the elegant oriental flavored signature club room designed by an award winning French artist to the more minimal superior room. Each comes with a range of amenities and comforts to help guests feel more at home, expect to find a flat screen LCD TV with movies on demand and full cable, sofa chairs, a writing desk, broadband access, an electronic safe, a rain shower and complimentary toiletries, an iron, coffee/tea making facilities and a fully stocked mini-bar.
Hotel facilities - business and leisure
Business travelers will have full access to a 24-hour business centre for all their work needs; this includes general secretarial help, printing, copying, faxes and full internet services. There is also a newly available conference and meeting area that can be booked for daily use in advance. For guests leisure and entertainment there are several on-site facilities to help keep you busy whilst inside. Those who enjoy a regular workout can use the fully equipped gymnasium; complete with the latest electronic exercise machines and for relaxing afterwards there is a large swimming pool to laze around in and a sauna. Other activities include a large chess set for adults and kids, a dart board, putting green and if you feel like going for a jog there is the adjoining botanical garden area next to the hotel.
Food wise the Orchard hotel Singapore offers its guests a mix of both Oriental and Western menus in the 3 popular in-hotel restaurants. There is the "Hua Ting restaurant" which serves up a fusion of both Chinese and Singaporean dishes, the "La Terrasse" a unique lounge that offers a special delicious Taiwanese rice porridge dish and finally the "Orchard Cafe" a mixed buffet and a la carte restaurant serving mainly European meals.