In the blink of an eye, 2018 is coming to an end and we are fast approaching the new year. For many of us, this is the period to go on holiday trips with family and friends for a respite from our fast-paced life and a #treatyoself getaway.
Unfortunately, getting a plane ticket to travel out of Singapore or even going on a road trip to neighbouring Malaysia may be a tad too much for our wallets to take. A popular tourist destination, our little red dot has no lack of boutique hotels ranging from the budget kinds to extravagant.
If you’re strapped for cash but looking for some good r&r, staycations are your next best thing. Here are 10 affordable hotels in Singapore with prices starting from as low S$133 per night for you to plan the ideal relaxing (and romantic) getaway.
Photo Credit: Hotel Boss
Home to 1,500 guest rooms ranging from affordable rooms that provide simple comfort to luxurious suites, Hotel Boss caters to anyone from couples on a budget to tourists looking for a lavish stay.
Their standard double room will set you back by S$104 per night. Lounge at their gorgeous sky terrace, take a swim at the outdoor swimming pool or sweat it out at their gym, whichever you fancy!
500 Jalan Sultan #01-01
Tel: +65 6809 0000
Nearest Station: Lavender
Photo Credit: Hotel G
Conveniently nestled close to the town area of Dhoby Ghaut, Hotel G is quite possibly the best deal you can get if you are looking for somewhere that is affordable, comfortable and within walking distance to the hustle and bustle of Singapore.
Priced at S$155 per night for a Good King Room, Hotel G leaves little to wonder as to why it is popular among both tourists and locals alike.
200 Middle Road
Tel: +65 6809 7988
Nearest Station: Bencoolen
Photo Credit: Hotel Mono
As its name suggests, Hotel Mono is decked out in minimalistic monochrome furnishings. Besides a totally black and white exterior, expect each and every room to be filled with just aesthetically-pleasing, simple and furniture with utterly clean lines.
Hotel Mono is home to 46 rooms each with sleek designs and prices start from just S$133 per night for a double room.
18 Mosque Street
Tel: +65 6326 0430
Nearest Station: Chinatown
Photo Credit: Hotel NuVe Urbane Singapore
HOTEL NUVE URBANE
A relatively new boutique hotel, Hotel NuVe Urbane sits within walking distance of Lavender MRT, Farrer Park MRT, Nicoll Highway MRT as well as Bugis MRT.
Fully equipped with WiFi, a complimentary minibar, a small swimming pool and a restaurant on the first level, this hole-in-the-wall boutique hotel is truly a hidden gem. Prices start from just S$133 per night for a double room!
Nearest Station: Lavender
MERCURE SINGAPORE BUGIS
Situated just a 2-minute walk away from Bugis MRT, Mercure Singapore Bugis is quite possibly one of the most affordably-priced 4-star hotels in town. Surrounded by historic monuments, street markets and shopping malls, this hotel screams convenience at its finest and is surely suitable for both tourists and locals looking for a quick getaway.
A stay in the Signature Room with Queen Bed will set you back by just S$150 a night.
122 Middle Road
Tel: +65 6521 6088
Nearest Station: Bugis
NOVOTEL SINGAPORE ON STEVENS
Fully equipped with an infinity pool, lap pool, tennis court, 24-hour gym, and 7 dining outlets including Winestone and Food Exchange, Novotel Singapore on Stevens is one gorgeous hotel whose architecture has won themselves the Gold prize in the 2018 Melbourne Design Awards.
Prices start from just S$160 per night for a Deluxe room so take bae here if you’re looking to impress without your wallet taking a beating!
28 Stevens Road #01-01
Tel: +65 6491 6100
Nearest Station: Stevens
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Located right in the heart of Bukit Timah, Pegasus Boutique Hotel is set in one of Singapore’s iconic heritage buildings. Nestled amidst lush greenery, this boutique hotel is ideal for a respite from city life—all without having to break the bank.
This budget-friendly hotel is priced affordably at S$100 a night. If you’re lucky, you may even get to see monkeys wandering in the vicinity!
100 Turf Club Road
Tel: +65 6314 4287
Nearest Station: Sixth Avenue
Photo Credit: The Great Madras
THE GREAT MADRAS
Also relatively new, The Great Madras is a retro-themed boutique hotel nestled in the heart of Little India. Quirky neon lights tastefully adorn the pastel coloured walls and most of their rooms such that you’d feel as if you’re starring in a 1950s film right from the get-go.
They offer 8 different types of rooms ranging from shared hostels to an entire suite to yourself. Prices start from S$186 per night.
28 Madras Street
Tel: +65 6914 1515
Nearest Station: Jalan Besar
Photo Credit: XY Hotel
XY HOTEL BUGIS SINGAPORE
Looking for a hotel that is quirky in all the right ways? XY Hotel Bugis dubs themselves as an artistic and tech-centric hotel in Singapore, each and every room here is hand-painted and designed by an artist.
Expect to find gorgeous murals on your walls such as one of a Tiger beer bottle! One night stay in a deluxe room will set you back by S$155++.
Nearest Station: Lavender
Photo Credit: Yotel
If you are the type who values time and efficiency, you’d be glad to hear that Yotel is on the same page as you are. Possibly one of the most hi-tech hotels around, Yotel is a dream come true for tech-savvy travellers as they offer an entirely new staycation experience.
With prices starting from S$230 per night for a Premium Queen Room, Yotel may be the most expensive of the lot but it definitely is worth it considering that it is located along Orchard.
366 Orchard Road
Tel: +65 6866 8000
Nearest Station: Orchard