Overview

The doors of the Raffles Hotel first opened in 1887 and since then this hotel has welcomed the most glamorous of guests, from colonial-era royalty to modern day celebrities. The hotel is synonymous with elegance and luxury, with stunning colonial architecture and the renowned Raffles Arcade housing the finest in luxury shopping. The hotel’s accommodation is composed of 103 sophisticated suites that include private parlours and marbled bathrooms. Guests have available to them a selection of restaurants and bars with some of the finest cuisine in the city as well truly iconic drinks, Raffles being the birthplace of the world-famous Singapore Sling. The hotel also features its own library and a refined spa with indulgent treatments.

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Room Types

In keeping with the famed luxury of this legendary establishment, the Raffles is an all-suite hotel offering a range of opulently appointed suites, from the sophisticated Courtyard suites to the famed Presidential suites. Each one comes complete with every lavish amenity that could be desired, from butler service to high-speed wireless Internet. The suites are the perfect place to unwind and escape from the bustle of the city after exploring it with the hotel’s chauffeured limousine service.
  • Raffles Inc. State-room Suites

    The sophisticated and subtle State-room suites make for a memorable retreat in the lap of luxury, located in the historic Bras Basah Wing, where guests can enjoy access to an exclusive lounge area. The suites feature a sumptuously furnished bedroom with a king-size bed or twin beds, a charming sitting area and study. The sleek bathrooms are tiled in marble and offer a walk-in shower and bathtub.
  • Courtyard Suites

    These exquisitely appointed suites are named for the famed Raffles Courtyard, with its walls lined by ferns and palm fronds, which all of these abodes overlook. Offering seclusion and luxury, these suites feature a spacious bedroom, with either a king-size bed or twin beds, and an elegant living room with attached study space. The large marble-tiled bathroom includes a walk-in shower, bathtub and double washbasins.
  • Palm Court Suites

    With enchanting views of the verdant gardens, the Palm Court Suites are thoughtfully designed with fine wood panelling and furnishings to create an air of elegance and nostalgia. A separate bedroom includes one king-sized or two twin beds, bedecked in the finest linens, as well as a living space, dressing area and en-suite with walk-in shower and large tub. The suite’s attached veranda, shaded by palm fronds, is the perfect place to enjoy the setting sun.
  • Personality Suites

    For those who want their luxury imbued with a distinctive air of history, the Raffles offers several Personality suites named for famed artists, dignitaries and authors linked to the Hotel’s past. These unique and sumptuous suites include the Joseph Conrad, Charlie Chaplin and Rudyard Kipling suites. Each features a spacious living area, separate bedroom appointed with sophisticated armchairs and wooden furniture. The large bathrooms are tiled in marble and offering walk-in showers and large bathtubs.
  • Grand Hotel Suites

    The five Grand Hotel Suites each create a sanctuary reminiscent of bygone days, inspired by the romance of travel. They are adorned with relics and paintings of the past, from the graceful Cathay Suite to the Hotel De L’Europe suite. The suites offer two sumptuous bedrooms each, an elegant parlour and pantry with Nespresso coffee machine and sleek bathrooms, with walk-in shower and bathtub.
  • Presidential Suites

    Most lavish and spectacular of all are the famed 260sqm Presidential Suites, of which there are but two. These sprawling and architecturally stunning suites are named after two of the most important personalities in the hotel’s past, the Sarkies Suite and the Stamford Raffles suite. The two bedrooms and spacious parlours that each suite boasts include exquisite antiques, from carpets hand-woven in Iran to coffee tables inlaid with mother-of-pearl. Guests will find the secluded private verandas make for the ideal place of respite from the heat.

Facilities

As one of the last truly great 19th century hotels left in the world, the Raffles is a Singaporean landmark and as such offers charms and amenities that make it stand out as well as leaving its guests delighted. The legendary Raffles shopping arcade offers some of Singapore’s finest luxury shopping, with small boutiques and international brands housed in the charming arcade stalls. The hotel’s Victorian-style theatre, Jubilee Hall, often screens movies as well as performances that are showing nowhere else in the country. Meanwhile, the hotel’s library is an enchanting room bedecked with books and comfy armchairs, making for a relaxing hideout to escape with a good book while soaking up the nostalgic ambience.

A sanctuary of bliss, the Raffles Spa features experts in modern and ancient techniques as well as world-class facilities carefully designed to help guests be pampered and indulged. The spa offers a multitude of treatments taking inspiration from traditions of the Middle East, Asia and Europe, each one guaranteed to elevate your senses and alleviate your ailments. With 6 private treatment rooms and a private VIP couples room as well as a sauna and a steam room, the spa is a haven of respite and relaxation.

Restaurants

The Raffles offers some of the finest and most innovative dining in Singapore at its 4 gourmet restaurants, housed in a setting unrivalled for its history and prestige, making for a truly winning combination. Meanwhile, the hotel’s four bars and cafes are as celebrated as they are steeped in history, serving up delicious creations and top-shelf spirits, liquors and wines.
  • Raffles Grill

    First opened in 1923, the Raffles Grill is a formal dining venue where guests can have their taste buds enticed by the finest contemporary French cuisine, accentuated by Asian inspirations. As stunning as the menu are the tall French windows that bathe the restaurant in light and the sparkling crystal chandeliers that complement the period furnishings.
  • Tiffin Room

    A gorgeous bright and airy setting, the Tiffin Room serves up a renowned curry buffet at lunch and dinner, attracting tourists and locals alike with its piquant North Indian delights. When the midday heat subsides, High Tea is served with finely selected teas and delicate pastries and cakes expertly crafted and set atop tiered Tea cosies.
  • Long Bar Steakhouse

    Prime cuts of imported Australian and US beef and the freshest grilled seafood is offered alongside a tantalising selection of hot and cold appetisers in a sumptuous, sophisticated setting. At the heart of the restaurant lies the open kitchen, generating a vibrant ambience in which guests can enjoy an extensive list of wines alongside their food.
  • Raffles Courtyard

    Graced with the spectacular backdrop of the hotel and its arcade, the Raffles Courtyard offers authentic Italian cuisine to conjure up the vibrant and fresh flavours of Italy. Flavourful salads, delectable pasta and wood-fired pizzas ensure there is something to suit everyone while thoughtfully paired wines are served in clay vessels dating back to the 12th century, which cleverly maintain their cool temperature.
  • Ah Teng’s Bakery

    The smell of freshly baked Western and Eastern pastries, delicate and buttery, greet you as you enter this charming café and bakery, named for a renowned bakery that used to be located on nearby Victoria Street. Enjoy a morning coffee made from flavoursome roasted beans while you ponder your choice, whether it’s traditional Danish and French pastries you are after or a tempting scone or quiche.

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