Singapore is an ideal place for a family holiday. Why? Probably because of the number of foreigners who come to the city to settle down for a bit. The city wants to attract young families and encourage them to stay for a little longer. So, there are plenty of things you can do in Singapore with your children. You can visit a dairy farm, make a day trip to the island of Pulau Ubin, see wild animals during a night safari and help your kids discover who they want to be when they grow up at the Kidzania.
There are also a lot of accommodation options for families. Very popular are serviced apartments, which come with kitchens, dining areas and living rooms - ideal for larger families, or those who like a little bit more space. We gathered a number of apartments and hotels to help you choose the best option for you and your family.
The apartments at Fraser Suites have many facilities to offer and are perfect for a long, or short stay, with children. Kids will have fun at the playground and wading pool. After a whole day of sightseeing, you can have a barbecue outside with your family and finish the day with a delicious meal.
W Singapore Sentosa Cove is located on Sentosa Island. There are 240 rooms in this resort, all of them spacious with vivid interiors and beautiful decor. The hotel is very close to the Megazip Adventure Park, where your children can have a go at one of the courses and have the best holiday experience ever.
Royal Plaza on Scotts
Royal Plaza on Scotts is a family friendly 4-star hotel. The rooms have big windows, providing natural light, and blackout curtains ensure a restful night’s sleep. The hotel provides babysitting facilities and is close to many shopping centres and restaurants.
Pan Pacific Orchard
Rooms at Pan Pacific Orchard offer stylish interiors equipped with luxurious amenities. At no additional cost you can rent out cots, prams and highchairs. Children also receive bath accessories, colour books and crayons and can choose food from a special in-room children’s menu.
Somerset Orchard, located near the Somerset MRT station, offers spacious and luxury serviced apartments. There are lots of shops, restaurants and attractions nearby. Just 2 minutes away you will find the famous Youth Park, which is a great place for relaxation and sports for the whole family.
Village Katong by Far East Hospitality
Village Katong is one of a few hotels in the eastern part of Singapore. It is easy to get to Parkway Parade Shopping Mall, or the East Coast Park. You and your family can enjoy the outdoor swimming pool and dine at the hotel lounge. Village Katong also offers free hop on - hop off bus tours around the city.
Village Residence Robertson
Village Residence Robertson offers serviced apartments for either trendy couples, or those travelling with children. It is located at the Robertson Quay, very close to the business centre. The apartments are most suitable for families, who come to Singapore to stay for a little longer.
Mövenpick Heritage Hotel
This newly restored hotel offers 5-star accommodation. The building dates back to 1940, but rooms are modern and equipped with Wi-Fi and other technology. Mövenpick Heritage Hotel is located on Sentosa Island, where you can take your children to visit the Port of Lost Wonder - a well-known water park.
Goodwood Park is housed in a building from the 1900s. Rooms at this iconic hotel have a quiet charm to them and are full of stylish design elements. The nearby Botanic Gardens will be a great place to spend time with your family. Alternatively, you can take your loved ones for a trip to the Gardens By The Bay, famous for its views of the Marina Bay.
Days Hotel offers great accommodation with modern amenities. It provides 24-hour dining service and you can have breakfast, lunch and dinner at the 21 on Rajah Restaurant. The hotel is located by the charming Zhongshan Park, where you can spend your time playing with your children and have a nice picnic.
Orchard Scotts Residences
Orchard Scotts Residences is conveniently located just at the doorstep to the Orchard Road shopping district. It offers serviced apartments for up to 8 people. The bigger flats come with kitchens and living and dining areas.
Marina Bay Sands
Marina Bay Sands is one of the most uniquely designed hotels in Singapore. It is not only extraordinary from the outside, but also on the inside. The rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows and on the rooftop of the hotel, you and your family can enjoy the world’s highest and longest swimming pool with magnificent views. From here it is easy to get to the Event Plaza at the Promenade to admire the light and water show.
This family-friendly hotel has special offers for families. Your kids, up to 16 years old, can have their own room for half the price. Novotel Singapore is very close to Clarke Quay, where you will find lots of bars and restaurants, which also cater for young picky eaters.
Somerset Bencoolen is another serviced apartment building which lets you enjoy Singapore whether you are staying here for a couple of days, or are planning to live in the city for a little while longer. It is located in Orchard Road, where you can enjoy shopping with your family, or dine out at one of the many restaurants.
Louis Kienne Serviced Residences
This 4-star hotel, set in the beautiful Marina Bay, offers 95 spacious rooms, suitable for every family. At the Louis Kienne, you can enjoy an outdoor swimming pool all day long and in the evening, take your family for a stroll along the Marina Bay. One child under the age of 12 can stay for free if using the existing bedding.
Introduce your children to Asia with a stay in Singapore
One of the main reasons why you should visit Singapore with your family is that this vibrant city is modern and developed, but it still has a specific “Asian” feel to it. Here you can introduce your children to Asian cuisine, culture and some of the religions. The Singaporean society is very diverse and your kids will love discovering new things every day.
Book a room at one of our favourite hotels mentioned above and allow the staff to help you organise your days in Singapore.
This city is guaranteed to amaze and entertain you, and your family will love spending time in the city. Enjoy your stay in Singapore!
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