The award winning hotel weds a pictorial waterfront location with a prized stay in Singapore
By Rupali Dean
Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel Singapore, one of South East Asiaâ€™s luxury meets sustainability hotels, has recently been given the esteemed title, â€˜Best Luxury Hotel Singapore.
Totalling plentiful honours to their veneer for the past twenty years, this hotel near Clarke Quay remains one of the cityâ€™s most desirable addresses for its panoramic views and excellent facilities.
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Be it casual or fine dining along the picturesque waterfront, taking an early morning run along or embarking on guided walks of Singaporeâ€™s art deco-styled Tiong Bahru district; guests will be spoiled for choice.
Located in the heart of Singapore, just steps away from the new Havelock MRT station. The serene, award-winning river-side hotel is tucked away from the jostle of the city; an idyllic one-stop-shop for travellers of all kinds.
A picturesque waterfront location that calms but a few minutes to Boat Quay, a lively row of historic trading houses with restaurants and bars, and another ten-minute walk to Quay Clarkeâ€™s bustling nightlife bathed in shifting red and green lights. Chinatown and Little India are only a few subways stops away.
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A soft-vanilla colour theme dominates. From elegant rooms to suites with balconies, the Grand Copthorne rooms offer many choices with panoramic skyline or riverside views.
Modern design and Asian tradition blend seamlessly across all rooms, giving a spacious place to lay your head at the end of a busy day.
Filtered Drinking Water Dispenser replacing plastic bottles and encouraging alternate days replacement for bed linen and bath towels.
Food & Beverage
Three restaurants please global palates by prioritizing procurement of local produces and not forgetting sustainability. Dining by the river has never been more appealing.
Appropriately named, the â€˜Tempo Bar & Grillâ€™, along Singapore River offers gorgeous signature cocktails and Alfresco Dining counting Western & Asian choices.
Taste specialties like Fish head soup in Claypot and braised fish maw with Abalone sauce at â€˜Grand Shanghai,â€™ which offers a journey through Shanghaiâ€™s golden age, where iconic art deco design, varied showbiz and genuine Shanghainese cuisine meet in a gracefully contemporary setting.
Experience sophisticated dining with impeccable service as enchanting live music and a selection of gourmet delights transport you back to this unique period in history.
The buffet spread at the â€˜Food Capitalâ€™ gives new meaning to power breakfast. Light fare in the lobby Courtyard, while the Club lounge offers complimentary breakfast, afternoon teas and daily buffets to those with access.
All in all, this destination by the Singapore River features an extensive variety of cuisines from fine Shanghainese, Japanese, Tapas and grills to robust buffets with an amalgam of global and local specialties.
Service and Facilities
There are enough facilities â€“Â including, a gym, an outdoor swimming pool and jacuzzi and a tennis court and fitness suite â€“ to keep you busy if shopping is not on your agenda. Service is as chivalrous and specialised as can be. Calls to the Service desk are focused on swiftly.
Where:Â 392, Havelock Road Singapore, 169663
Tel:Â +65 67330880
(Awarded the “Best food writer in the country” by the Indian culinary forum, WACS and the Tourism ministry, Rupali Dean writes on food and travel)
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