Fairmont Singapore Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Singapore

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Pros

  • Convenient downtown location above a huge shopping mall
  • Big, comfortable rooms with Nespresso machines and flat-screen TVs
  • Many rooms have balconies with Marina Bay and skyline views
  • Gorgeous Willow Stream Spa and modern fitness center
  • 2 outdoor pools with poolside service
  • Total of 16 restaurants and bars on-site
  • 6 outdoor tennis courts
  • Executive Club level with lounge, free breakfast, and cocktail hour

Cons

  • Fee for parking and Wi-Fi
  • Quality of bathrooms varies greatly
  • Some complaints of worn furnishings
  • Some showers are wet room-style and bathrooms can get slippery

Bottom Line

The Fairmont is a huge rooms and 16 restaurants and bars, centrally located above the Raffles shopping mall in the heart of downtown. Spacious rooms are sophisticated and modern, with high-end amenities including Nespresso coffeemakers (except Fairmont Rooms) and flat-screen TVs. Most of the rooms have at least one balcony with gorgeous views of the Marina Bay and the skyline. The hotel also has the Willow Stream Spa, a modern fitness center, and two outdoor pools. But there is a pesky fees for Wi-Fi and parking, and the quality of the bathrooms varies from room to room.

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 Location

Centrally located in a historic neighborhood, close to major attractions and public transport

The Fairmont is located on a wide street in downtown Singapore, a few minutes’ walk from the Marina Bay area, Fort Canning Park, the Esplanade, the Parliament, and St. Andrew’s Cathedral. The property is located above a big shopping mall by Raffles Hotel and offers easy access to public transport. The City Hall MRT subway stop, great for visiting the sights, is less than a 5-minute walk from the hotel and the Esplanade stop is down the street.

The Historic District is one of the most visited areas in Singapore, both by locals and tourists alike. The area is home to a number of high-end hotels, wonderful restaurants, corporate high-rises, and government buildings. It holds dozens of major attractions, including the Esplanade Park, the Padang, and a few interesting museums, as well as a variety of public transport stops.

  • 20-minute drive to Changi International Airport
  • 2-minute walk to famous Raffles Hotel
  • 4-minute walk to the Singapore International Convention & Exhibition Center
  • 5-minute walk to Esplanade Park
  • 6-minute walk to St. Andrew’s Cathedral
  • 7-minute walk to the City Hall and the Padang
  • 10-minute walk to the Marina Bay area
  • 10-minute walk to the Esplanade Theater and Library
  • 10-minute walk to the Parliament House
  • 12-minute walk to the National Museum of Singapore
  • 16-minute walk to Fort Canning Park
  • 27-minute walk or 10-minute drive to Chinatown
  • 5-minute drive to Orchard Road

 Bottom Line

The Fairmont is a huge rooms and 16 restaurants and bars, centrally located above the Raffles shopping mall in the heart of downtown. Spacious rooms are sophisticated and modern, with high-end amenities including Nespresso coffeemakers (except Fairmont Rooms) and flat-screen TVs. Most of the rooms have at least one balcony with gorgeous views of the Marina Bay and the skyline. The hotel also has the Willow Stream Spa, a modern fitness center, and two outdoor pools. But there is a pesky fees for Wi-Fi and parking, and the quality of the bathrooms varies from room to room.

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Hotel Features

Number of Rooms: 769
Pool: Yes
Fitness Center: Yes
Spa: Yes
Internet: Yes
Cribs: Yes
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Hotel Information

Location: Singapore
Address: 80 Bras Basah Road, Singapore 189560
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