The return of a legend in Singapore
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It’s official: the Raffles Singapore unveiled an exciting new chapter in the iconic property's rich history and heritage. This highly anticipated reopening invites you - since August 1st - to experience a new era of unparalleled luxury. Exquisite new suite categories, vibrant lifestyle experiences and exclusive dining concepts… It is time to (re)discover this flagship hotel!

Following extensive renovations by the interior designer Alexandra Champalimaud, and Aedas, a leading global architecture and design firm, this address reopened its doors on August 1st. Together, the designers created a refreshed social haven that delivers a compelling mix of culture, beauty and gentility

It is our wish and desire that our guests will continue to create treasured memories at the hotel, while rediscovering what makes it so special – the distinctive architecture, heritage and legendary service.

Christian Westbeld >General Manager of the Raffles Singapore

An oasis for the well-travelled

The newly restored property will provide an experience like no other. From spending a romantic getaway, to dining at its renowned restaurants and bars, there are plenty of reasons for both local and international visitors to celebrate this iconic milestone with our Raffles teams.

Discerning guests can expect new levels of unrivalled comfort and inimitable service with an enhanced suite experience, brought to life by the fabled Raffles Butlers - delivering the ultimate in discreet bespoke service.

The Raffles Singapore reinvents emotional luxury. As the hotel concludes its restoration and embarks on the next chapter, the return of this flagship property to Raffles Hotels & Resorts paves the way for the expansion of the brand as we deliver this same level of unparalleled service and sublime experiences […].

Jeannette Ho Vice President, Raffles Brand and Strategic Relationships, Raffles Hotels and Resorts

Meet, stay, shop, dine & celebrate

9 distinct suite categories are available to guests: State Room Suites, Courtyard Suites, Palm Court Suites, Personality Suites, Residence Suites, Promenade Suites, Grand Hotel Suites and Presidential Suites. Residence, Promenade and Studio suites, are the 3 latest additions to the hotel’s existing line-up. The total suite count increases from 103 suites to 115 suites.

The Raffles Arcade has been newly outfitted with a charming Raffles Boutique and various bespoke retail brands. Guests and locals will explore the worldly restaurants and bars at the Raffles Singapore, including restaurant collaborations with Chef Anne-Sophie Pic, of the 3-Michelin star Maison Pic in Valence, France; venerable French Master Chef Alain Ducasse; andChef Jereme Leung, known for his innovative Chinese cooking. 

At the refreshed Long Bar, travellers will continue to enjoy the hotel’s most famous cocktail, the original Singapore Sling. 

The Raffles Singapore is one of the few remaining great 19th century hotels in the world. Its restoration has been carefully designed to preserve its unique historic charm, while creating extraordinary experiences for its esteemed guests.

The hotel's key figures:

  • 1st opened in 1887;
  • Christian Westbeld, General Manager;
  • Home of the legendary Raffles Butlers and the Singapore Sling;
  • 20 minutes away from Changi Airport;
  • 115 individually designed suites from 46sqm to 260sqm.

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