Raffles Hotel Singapore
opened in 1887 in a rather
somber-looking old bungalow known as Beach House. Declared a National
Monument in 1987, the Hotel has grown from strength to strength. With its
restoration and reopening in 1991, Raffles Hotel today stands as a jewel in
the crown of Singapore's hospitality industry, renowned and loved for it's
inimitable style and unsurpassed excellence in service and facilities. One
of the few remaining great 19th Century hotels in the world. It became a
National Monument upon its centenary in 1987. Surrounding Raffles Hotel are
some of those great shopping centre, complex and places of interest like the
War Memorial Park.
Raffles Hotel is located in the heart of Singapore's business and historic
district. Restored to the style it was once accustomed, Raffles Hotel
features 103 suites, a full spa with 24 hour access to the swimming pool and
gymnasium, 16 distinctive and award-winning restaurants and bars, a shopping
arcade featuring the best in regional specialities and international brand
names, a museum, the Jubilee Hall theatre playhouse, the Raffles Culinary
Academy and extensive lush gardens and courtyards.
Convention and Meeting
- State-of-the-Art Amrita Spa
- Pool Bar
- 24 - Hour Gymnasium & Swimming Pool
- 24 - Hour personal on-call valet
- Business Centre
- Raffles Hotel Arcade with over 50 speciality shops
- Raffles Hotel Museum
- Raffles Culinary Academy
- The Sugar Palm Club for Children
- Jubilee Hall - Theatre Playhouse
- Sir Charles - Flowers for the Gentleman (Florist)
- Thos SB Raffles, Gourmet Food & Provisions
- Dhobi at Raffles (Laundry Services)
Ballroom is the essence of luxury and style, featuring exquisite
Austrian chandeliers and murals of early Singapore. High ceilings,
arched openings and french doors give it an airy spaciousness.
- The Casuarina Suite is named after Somerset Maugham's
volume of short stories, 'The Casuarina Tree'. The elegant decor and
tastefully appointed furnishings are designed for maximum style and
comfort. Suitable as a meeting facility or to host a social
occasion, the room can be divided into two smaller spaces when
- East India Rooms - Located in the oldest part of the
Hotel, the East India Rooms is the most formal of the entertainment
areas, with an Edwardian ambience that lend that special air of
elegance to formal events.
- The Palm Garden is a delightful outdoor setting featuring
an ornate cast-iron fountain dating back to the late 1890's. One of
only two in Singapore, it stands more than six metres high and is
the focal point of the garden. The Palm Garden is available for
- The Lady Sophia Suite is name in honour of Lady Sophia
Hull, second wife of Sir Thomas Stamford Raffles. Situated next to
one of Raffles' lush green gardens, the suite is ideal for meetings
Teng's Bakery - Delicious pastries, cookies, cakes as well as
steaming hot Dim Sum are the highlight of this cosy cafe. Perfect
for an early morning "cuppa," Ah Teng's provides a warm
and inviting dining experience.
- Tiffin Room - Tiffin Curry Buffet featuring traditional
Indian and Asian specialities is a hot favourite with tourists and
Singapore residents alike. The Tiffin Room Buffet is available for
lunch and dinner. The Tiffin Room also serves breakfast and high tea
- Raffles Grill - Timeless elegance characterises the
Hotel's formal dining room. Raffles Grill is the Hotel's premier
fine dining venue featuring French continental cuisine created by
Master chef and the renowned Raffles attentive yet discreet service.
- The Bar and Billiard Room houses two original billiard
tables from the turn of the century. A continental buffet is served
for lunch on weekdays while a lavish brunch is offered on Sundays.
- Raffles Cafe - Fast becoming a favorite meeting place for
the hip artists; busy executives; and sophisticated shoppers from
within Raffles Hotel Arcade, Raffles Cafe Coffee & Wine
Bar offers an excellent selection of fine coffees, teas and
interesting New World wines, a light snack menu as well as all time
favourite versions of the humble cookie.
- Empire cafe - Styled like a coffee house typical of 1920s
Singapore, Empire cafe serves both international staples and local
- Doc Cheng's - This internationally acclaimed,
award-winning themed restaurant features western cuisine created
with an Asia twist, using the region's cooking techniques, spices
- Raffles Courtyard - Built in the tropical setting of an
open courtyard, Raffles Courtyard, a timeless structure with white
arches flanked by tropical palms and native plants, keeps alive the
feeling of Old Singapore. A colonial cocktail bar, a
traditional alfresco kitchen, table umbrellas and live music make
the courtyard a pleasant place for patrons to watch the passing
parade of visitors.
- Empress Room - Raffles Hotel's Chinese restaurant serves
superb Cantonese cuisine created by a Master chef from Hong Kong.
Dim Sum is available for lunch.
- Long Bar Steakhouse - Located on the second storey of
Raffles Hotel Arcade, adjacent to the world-famous Long Bar, Long
Bar Steakhouse cleverly combines steakhouse dining with the
nostalgia and simple honest flavours of early plantation fare.
- Seah Street Deli - A typical New York-style delicatessen.
The unique menu features a selection of American sandwiches, entrees
and salads. The portions are decidedly generous and the service
- Writer's Bar - Located in the lobby of the Hotel, this
bar is a tribute to the writers who have stayed at the Hotel or
written about it.
- Long Bar - Home of the Singapore Sling, the earthy decor
of this two-storey bar was inspired by Malayan plantations of
1920's. In addition to almost every alcoholic and non-alcoholic
concoction imaginable, the bar also serves traditional pub
favourites that are available for both lunch and snacks