10 NEW SINGAPORE HOTELS OPENING IN 2023
As international travel and tourism are booming once again, Singapore remains a frontrunner with its exciting slew of up-and-coming stylish hotelsall around the map. Designed by world-class architects and designers, the hospitality scene is buzzing with the allure of new names and luxurious additions—think the likes of Artyzen, Mondrian Singapore, and the Raffles Sentosa, just to name a few.
Whether you are planning for a solo retreat, a family holiday, or an indulgent escape with your friends, look forward to relaxing getaways at these hotly anticipated hotels and resorts opening soon in Singapore in 2023.
1. Como Metropolitan Singapore
PHOTO 1 OF 3 The contemporary architecture of the Como Metropolitan Singapore is designed by Paola Navone from Otto Studio (Photo: Como Metropolitan Singapore)
PHOTO 2 OF 3 A capacious two-bedroom suite fitted with a generous living and dining room space, en suite bathrooms and impressive views of the city skyline (Photo: Como Metropolitan Singapore)
PHOTO 3 OF 3 A tranquil guest room with contemporary details (Photo: Como Metropolitan Singapore)
Taking the Como Group to the next level, the first-of-its-kind hotel in Singapore aims to be a luxurious retreat that bridges hospitality, fashion, dining, and wellness. Brought together by the local entrepreneur-hotelier, Christina Ong, the 19-floor hotel showcases some of the Como Group’s lifestyle brands that include two levels of Club 21 retail space featuring the latest designer labels, a Como Shambhala flagship outlet for health and wellness enthusiasts, and a new Como Cuisine restaurant. In addition to this, Como Metropolitan Singapore is also inviting the famed French patisserie Cédric Grolet and Cote Korean Steakhouse, the Michelin-starred restaurant in New York and Miami, to make their debut in Asia.
Beyond creating an immersive experience for its guests, the Como Metropolitan Singapore is a design lover’s dream. The hotel features the creative DNA and works of award-winning talents like Italian architect Paola Navone from Otto Studio, Japanese interior design-consultant Koichiro Ikebuchi of Atelier Ikebuchi, Norwegian digital artist Thomas Hilland, and Modellus Novus, the New York City-based architecture firm behind Cote Korean Steakhouse and Cote Miami.
Opening in successive phases starting in September, the soft debut of Como Metropolitan Singapore will be set to welcome guests with its 156 rooms.
2. Pullman Singapore Hill Street
PHOTO 1 OF 5 The Pullman Singapore Hill Street is designed by the Singapore-based DP architects (Photo: Pullman Singapore Hill Street)
PHOTO 2 OF 5 The executive lounge is filled with contemporary details (Photo: Pullman Singapore Hill Street)
PHOTO 3 OF 5 Hotel rooms are loosely inspired by the Art Noveau movement (Photo: Pullman Singapore Hill Street)
PHOTO 4 OF 5 Another view of the executive lounge (Photo: Pullman Singapore Hill Street))
PHOTO 5 OF 5 A rendering of the lift lobby (Photo: Pullman Singapore Hill Street)
Opening this October, Accor’s Pullman Singapore Hill Street is nearly ready to welcome travelers to their latest hotel in Singapore’s core downtown district. Designed by the award-winning design practice from Singapore, DP Architects, the hotel boasts opulent and stylish interiors and 350 guest rooms that reference the Art Nouveau style—the latter is designed across the building in a U-shaped formation and enjoys picturesque views of our local surroundings, be it Fort Canning Park or Marina Bay.
“At Pullman Singapore Hill Street, we aim to offer our travelers a new, fun, and immersive hotel stay in an incredible city like Singapore, and what can position us as a multi-faceted playground,” says Mazen Abilmona, general manager of Pullman Singapore Hill Street, “Whether it’s our stylishly designed rooms, exquisite dining options, experiences and thoughtfully curated partnerships, we have put personality and hyper-connectivity at the forefront to demonstrate what truly made Pullman Hotels & Resorts legendary back then, while reaffirming its status today.”
Besides the prime location, the hotel itself boasts charming facilities such as a 24-hour power fitness gym, a swimming pool with cabanas, and three restaurants. Guests can look forward to indulging in New York-style fare at Madison’s, the Mexican-inspired rooftop pool bar El Chido, and Mogā, a Japanese izakaya.
3. Edition Singapore
A hotel of its own league, the Edition is a renowned boutique concept for luxury stays that is the brainchild of American hotelier Ian Schrager in partnership with hospitality giant, Marriott International. Coming to Singapore this October, the latest Edition Singapore will be the first hotel of its kind on our island and in Southeast Asia, following a delayed opening due to the pandemic.
Spearheading the design of the new hotel is the internationally acclaimed Safdie Architects, which has an award-winning portfolio of Singapore projects that includes the likes of Marina Bay Sands and Jewel Changi Airport. Taking the urban context of Singapore into consideration, the 204-room hotel property is joined with the Boulevard 88, a pair of private residential towers that make up the skyscraper. It is also said to be located at the bottom-half of the skyscraper and is built in a ‘U-shaped’ plan surrounded by landscaped terraces and a verdant sunken garden.
Much like the other cosmopolitan locales part of the Edition brand, the Singapore hotel features an overall design that is unique to the city and counts several attractions that include five restaurant and bar establishments, a rooftop pool, spa, fitness center and 600 sqm of indoor and outdoor event spaces.
4. Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt
PHOTO 1 OF 5 The hotel’s art-deco architecture pays homage to the design of the hardware stores and industrial workshops seen in the Tyrwhitt neighbourhood back in the 1950s (Photo: Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt)
PHOTO 2 OF 5 Modern artisans acknowledge the local design heritage as seen from the decorative metal grills and patterned tiles included around the restaurant (Photo: Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt)
PHOTO 3 OF 5 Lofty interiors complement a Family-style room inside the hotel (Photo: Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt)
PHOTO 4 OF 5 Balcony rooms open up to lush outdoor verandas (Photo: Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt)
PHOTO 5 OF 5 A twin room inside the Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt (Photo: Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt)
Capturing the essence of local nostalgia, Mercure introduces its third hotel in Singapore. An ode to the Art-Deco style hardware stores and industrial workshops seen in Tyrwhitt back in the ‘50s, the 270-key hotel is housed in a restored colonial building with traditional shop-houses, specialty coffee shops, boutique cafés, and urban artworks at its doorstep. Unlike the yesteryear facade, interiors are modern and furnished with heritage-inspired details that celebrate the neighbourhood’s history; black and white images in the lobby to artisanal metal grills and patterned tiles seen inside the restaurant, Applause.
Guests looking to book at the Mercure Singapore Tyrwhitt can also look forward to options such as the Classic, Twin, Double, and Family rooms fully equipped with Smart TVs, desks, and high-speed Wi-Fi. For those who want more space, there are Balcony-style rooms that include an outdoor veranda and the Mercure Privilege Rooms that feature floor-to-ceiling windows, a private terrace, and a converted loft space with two double beds. The hotel also offers a cozy cafe on its premises, Tyrwhitt Little Café (TLC), and is close to Bendemeer MRT station, minutes away by foot.
5. Pullman Singapore Orchard
PHOTO 1 OF 5 The facade of the Pullman Singapore Orchard (Photo: Pullman Singapore Orchard)
PHOTO 2 OF 5 The Atelier Lounge borrows inspiration from sartorialists and couture trends (Photo: Pullman Singapore Orchard)
PHOTO 3 OF 5 The P.S.O. Beach Club will become the first beach club in the heart of Orchard Road (Photo: Pullman Singapore Orchard)
PHOTO 4 OF 5 The Club Residence room features a king-size bed and contemporary design accents (Photo: Pullman Singapore Orchard)
PHOTO 5 OF 5 Housed inside a stunning glasshouse, the Eden Glasshouse will give diners a taste of Asian cuisine (Photo: Pullman Singapore Orchard)
Inspired by fashion and the shopping paradise nature of the locale, the Pullman enters Singapore with its first hotel along the buzzy street of Orchard. Set to turn heads, the 326-room luxury hotel has a consistent bold modern style and visually arresting details throughout the facade and interiors that are the brainchild of the award-winning global hospitality design and branding group EDG Design. There are also three dining experiences for visitors to indulge in—this includes the Eden Restaurant, which is housed in a botanical-inspired glasshouse and serves up Asian fare; the Atelier Lounge for a stylish spot for sartorialists to enjoy a more relaxed dining session; and the P.S.O. Beach Club, for those looking for a poolside escape in the city.
6. Mondrian Singapore
PHOTO 1 OF 10 The facade of the Mondrian Singapore (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 2 OF 10 The Shophouse Suite overlooks the skyline (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 3 OF 10 Pool daybeds are injected with fun as seen with these tangerine pinstripe mattresses and pillows (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 4 OF 10 A calming rooftop swimming pool for hotel guests that overlooks panoramas of Chinatown (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 5 OF 10 Spot this artwork Deep Magenta: Mirrored by English painter, Ian Davenport by the level 3 reception of Mondrian Singapore (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 6 OF 10 A guestroom at the Mondrian Singapore (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 7 OF 10 A closer look at the cosy details in this hotel room (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 8 OF 10 The bathroom imbues a minimalist spirit with its neutral palette (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 9 OF 10 A dining area inside the Bottega Di Carna restaurant reimagined with bold design cues (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
PHOTO 10 OF 10 The Jungle Ballroom is a tropical cocktail bar that celebrates the ultra-vibrancy and wild nature of Southeast Asia (Photo: Mondrian Singapore)
The Mondrian Singapore sets to bring a new charm to the Duxton Hill neighbourhood and the traditional and vibrant Chinatown shophouses with its star-studded debut. Brought to us by the hospitality group Ennismore, the design of this property takes inspiration from the Dutch artist Piet Mondrian, who is lauded for his minimalist take on Cubism. Live indulgently and be entertained at this boutique hotel destination that features 302 shophouse suites and guestrooms designed by Studio Carter, a cinematic rooftop pool, and an eclectic selection of restaurants and bars.
7. Artyzen Singapore
PHOTO 1 OF 4 Artyzen Singapore is built as a vertical oasis with verdant greenery sprinkled throughout the property (Photo: Artyzen Singapore)
PHOTO 2 OF 4 Touches of Singapore’s culture is reminiscent in the design of the guest bedroom (Photo: Artyzen Singapore)
PHOTO 3 OF 4 The guest bathroom brings calm at the end of the day with a relaxing bathtub (Photo: Artyzen Singapore)
PHOTO 4 OF 4 The guestroom overlooks the city skyline of Cuscaden (Photo: Artyzen Singapore)
Making a debut in Singapore in mid-2023, the Hong Kong-based Artyzen Hospitality is launching its first hotel in Singapore at a unique heritage site, no less—the former property was once a tropical-garden mansion of philanthropist Tan Tock Seng's grandson. Now positioned as a relaxing destination dedicated to discerning millennial and gen Z travellers, Artyzen Singapore takes a fresh interpretation of our culture, colours, and flavours.
Designed in partnership with Ong & Ong Architects and Nic Graham & Associates, the lush property is given new life as an award-winning 142-room contemporary hotel with modern-style suites and guestrooms with lofty interiors. Guests looking to visit or stay can also look forward to Quenino by Victor Liong (a cafe with a homegrown mix of flavours and cuisines), a roof garden that features a 25-m cantilevered infinity pool and a workout and wellness floor with amenities like a fitness centre, yoga studio, and spa treatment rooms.
8. Pan Pacific Orchard
PHOTO 1 OF 10 The biophilic-designed Pan Pacific Orchard by Woha Architects glowing during sunset (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 2 OF 10 The Beach Terrace is designed with an organic curved swimming pool for wading and relaxing (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 3 OF 10 The Premier Balcony Loft enjoys a voluminous, double-height space and a private balcony that enjoys city skyline views (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard) PHOTO 2 OF 5 The ambient lighting gives this Pacific Club Room a warm, illuminated look (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard) PHOTO 3 OF 5 Live the high life at the luxurious modern-style guest rooms and suites offered at the Pan Pacific Orchard (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard) PHOTO 4 OF 5 This expansive suite has a king-size bed, lounge area and an open-air balcony (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard) PHOTO 5 OF 5 Bathe in luxury with an incredible panorama of the city (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 4 OF 10 The architecture of the Pan Pacific Orchard facilitates four high-volume, open-air terraces and bountiful vertical gardens (Photo: Darren Soh/Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 5 OF 10 A lofty double-storey guest room with mezzanine lounges and floor-to-ceiling windows (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 6 OF 10 Elements of nature can be seen along with the city skyline from the window of this Beach Terrace Suite (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 7 OF 10 The bright and light-filled interiors of the Mosella Restaurant meet the tropical modern design memo (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 8 OF 10 The lounge lobby is luxuriously clad in neutral furnishings and finishes (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 9 OF 10 Live the high life at the luxurious modern-style guest rooms and suites offered at the Pan Pacific Orchard (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
PHOTO 10 OF 10 The hotel is covered with over 78,577 sq ft of green foliage (Photo: Pan Pacific Orchard)
Set to launch in the second quarter of 2023, Pan Pacific Hotels Group introduces its newest luxury destination hotel in the heart of Orchard’s buzzy shopping and dining landscape.
Designed by Woha Architects, the Pan Pacific Orchard will redefine the cityscape of central Singapore with its sustainable architecture of four natural vertical terraces—Forest, Beach, Garden and Cloud—brimming with more than 78,577 sq ft of foliage that covers more than 200 per cent of the hotel’s land area. Guests and visitors can look forward to the 347-room establishment’s attractive features like the outdoor pool and pool bar on the fifth floor, ten private beach club lofts, the plush Pacific Club Lounge and a pillarless ballroom on the 18th floor that can fit a capacity of 420 seats.
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9. Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa
PHOTO 1 OF 4 The Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa will feature 61 villas designed by Yabu Pushelberg (Photo: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa)
PHOTO 2 OF 4 The entryway of a villa at Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa (Photo: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa)
PHOTO 3 OF 4 The specialty rooftop restaurant at Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa (Photo: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa)
PHOTO 4 OF 4 The ballroom of the Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa faces the pool deck (Photo: Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa)
Opening its second hotel in Singapore in late 2023, the Raffles Sentosa Resort & Spa will feature a collection of 61 luxurious villas, each with its own swimming pool. Borrowing influences from Singapore’s culture, the new property designed by New York and Toronto-based practice, Yabu Pushelberg, spans a whopping area of over 1,076,391 sq ft and will feature contemporary-style accommodation types ranging from the one-bedroom villa (measuring 2,799 sq ft) to an expansive four-bedroom villa (measuring 4,844 sq ft).
In addition to this, the new resort will also include the Writers’ Bar (a tea salon and cocktail lounge), a classic food and dining establishment that references the original architecture of Raffles Hotel Singapore.
10. The Standard
ABOVE A peek at the facade of The Standard hotel in Singapore (Photo: The Standard)
Making its grand debut in the third quarter of 2023, The Standard is unveiling its Singapore chapter with the debut of its latest destination hotel in Southeast Asia.
In a prime hotspot on Orange Grove road and a stone’s throw from Orchard Road, the 143-room boutique hotel sees its design by Chief Design Officer for Standard International, Verena Haller, alongside Singapore-based collaborators Ministry of Design, that created the interiors and DP Architects that focused on the building’s architecture and landscaping for the project. The first-of-its-kind property in Singapore will also offer luxurious amenities to both guests and visitors alike—this includes the Signature restaurant and nightlife vibrancy, and arts and cultural programming along with an infinity pool and a pool bar set within a lush botanical courtyard.