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Singapore’s Best Editors Choice – Best Family Hotels

  1. Michael Filippone
  2. Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Best Family Hotels

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Best Family Hotels


Festive Hotel of Resorts World Sentosa

Though a bit pricy but well worth it, the Festive Hotel would have to be one of the first choices of family hotels in Singapore. They present bright, colorful, spacious family rooms that comfortably accommodate five or more people with separate spaces for parents and children. Festive Hotel has an arcade, several family restaurants and a 1,600-seat theater, plus there are endless kid friendly activities to do within walking distance. Visit the Universal Studios, children’s retail stores, the Festive Walk Entertainment Strip and numerous kiddie restaurants.

This is one of the island beach hotels that offer onsite babysitting. The Kid’s club is for ages three and up and has a multitude of educational programs, activities and entertainment, including arts and crafts, puppets, music and clay painting. Parents can be assured that their children will have a good time learning and playing while they are enjoying activities, such as shopping, gambling, High-class shows and romantic dinners. The hotel also offers cribs and an in room babysitting service for infants and toddlers.

Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

An ideal hotel for older kids and teenagers, the impeccable five-star Ritz-Carlton is positioned on a seven acre garden haven next to the city’s primary shopping destination. It features over 600 large, luxurious guestrooms with unhindered skyline views or Marina Bay views. This hotel is admired for its prizewinning dining and a top-of-the-line relaxing spa. It is located near the airport at the Marina Centre, which offers shopping, entertainment and other recreation for the entire family. The rooms are elegant and comfortably furnished, plus they include 46-inch wall-mounted LED TVs, large closets, wireless high-speed internet access and IP phones.

This island beach hotel is located just a short 10 minute walk across the Helix Bridge pedestrian walkway from the Marina Bay Sands Integrated resort, which offers a casino, shopping, theaters, restaurants and convention centers. It is within walking distance to the Singapore Flyer, Esplanade Bay Theatres, Art/Science Museum. The Ritz-Carlton Greenhouse restaurant presents a la carte menus for children that feature foods that are favorites of kids. The hotel has handicap accessibility and includes a fitness center, indoor and outdoor pool and tennis courts.

Wanderlust Hotel in Little India, Singapore

While Little India hotels are seldom recommended as the best family hotels in Singapore, the Wanderlust hotel is definitely a fun kid friendly hotel that the whole family will enjoy. The once 1920s school house is now a quirky four story 29 room hotel with an assortment of whimsically decorated rooms that include forest fantasies and black and white pop art. One room even has a floor to ceiling rocket that every child would surely love. For an especially exciting family hotel experience, book the “Tree House” room where the family can slumber amidst a magical forest in a tree house.

The Cocotte Restaurant and Bar is situated on the ground floor of the Wanderlust Hotel and serves brunch, lunch and dinner. It is set up for dining and socializing with other patrons in a casual atmosphere. Guests eat together enjoying a distinctive dining experience, while sampling a wide selection of mouthwatering recipes created by the finest skilled chefs. The hotel also offers laundry service, internet access, Jacuzzi and room service.

Best Family Hotels.

Michael Filippone

About the Author: Michael Filippone

Michael Filippone has traveled throughout Europe, Latin America and Asia. Each year he travels several hundred thousand miles. He regularly visits Singapore for business and has a great love of the Orient.

His favorite things are morning runs in big cities and getting lost. He has a great passion for all things that are water-sport related: paddle surfing, surfing, free diving, fishing, rowing… Here you will find his musings on everything from where to go get lost on a jungle adventure to a road-trip in Thailand to a romantic cruise weaving through the Indonesian archipelago. Here too are hand-selected articles penned for him by writers he likes on the best places to go from Singapore. As well as being one of the key drivers behind setting up, he runs and part-owns – a travel site on all things happening in the wider region. Michael is known to be fond of skipping rope and other than the odd beer, his preferred beverage is coconut water. He loves to fish and play volleyball with his children. He trained as an Olympic rower and loves to see his children find their way in sports and life.

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