Bookmark These Best Boutique Hotels In Singapore

From the hipster enclave of Jalan Besar to the restored heritage building of Ann Siang House, explore unique accommodations like Wanderlust and The Daulat.
Colourful facade of a building in Little India
Colourful facade of a building in Little IndiaCopyright: Shutterstock

Singapore is a tiny island but this global economic powerhouse pulls no punches when it comes to tourist numbers. International visitor arrivals reached 13.6 million in 2023 according to their government and just by touching down at the spectacular Changi Airport, you know one trip will not be enough to take in the sights and history of the Lion City.

Here's our top five guide to the best stays in the city.


Wanderlust is made for travellers looking to explore the city off the beaten track
Wanderlust is made for travellers looking to explore the city off the beaten trackCopyright: The Ascott Limited

This hotel apartment is part of The Ascott Limited's chain of hotels and situated on the periphery of the commercial and business district of Singapore. The hipster enclave of Jalan Besar is adjacent to the hotel and the building is crafted in the visually beautiful Art Deco style. Wanderlust is made for travellers looking to explore the city off the beaten track and has 29 rooms. Apartments have fully-equipped kitchens and a daily housekeeping service will keep your room spick and span. Prices start from INR 9,136 for a single night. No cash payment is accepted.

Check out The Mama Store, a curated grab and go store concept where guests can learn about Singapore’s local artisanal food scene and discover unique locally made trinkets and knick knacks, use the guest laundrette free of charge and soak your feet in Wanderlust's dipping pool.

Wanderlust is located at 2 Dickson Road, Singapore 209494.

Ann Siang House

Ann Siang House is a restored heritage building
Ann Siang House is a restored heritage buildingCopyright: Marc Tan/The Ascott Limited

Another Ascott Limited offering, Ann Siang House is located on the outskirts of the Telok Ayer subdistrict of Chinatown. The restored heritage building has a gorgeous facade and the Chinese pillars, traditional terrazzo floors and antique lamps are a delight to behold. All of its 20 rooms are fully furnished and the starting price for one room is INR 15,149 for a single night. Guests can take advantage of the lobby lounge, a communal area made for socialising and modern podlike seating for private relaxation. No cash payment is accepted.

Address: Visit Ann Siang House at 28 Ann Siang Road, Singapore 069708.

The Daulat

The facade of The Daulat
The facade of The DaulatCopyright: Hotel Calmo Group

The Daulat by the Hotel Calmo Group is situated in the Little India neighbourhood. It is described as a chic boutique hotel and blends Moroccan interiors with modern design. It's only 6km from the Gardens by the Bay nature park and the minimalist rooms have Nespresso machines and smart TVs, Blu-ray players and rainfall showers. Upgraded rooms have balconies and The Daulat also boasts a rooftop infinity pool with an underwater sound system. Prices for one room start at INR 8,615 for a night's stay.

Address: Find The Daulat at 16 Madras Street, Singapore 208413.

Hotel Clover

The premier jacuzzi room
The premier jacuzzi roomCopyright: Hotel Clover

The Kampong Glam neighbourhood is a vibrant Malay-Muslim area and Hotel Clover is one of its fashionable stars. The rooms have flat-screen TVs and typical hotel offerings like safes and minibars, and the interiors are plush and minimalist. Upgraded rooms have jacuzzis or terraces with hot tubs. A single night in a room with no windows costs INR 11,189.

Address: Hotel Clover is situated at 769 North Bridge Road, Singapore 198737.

Hotel Mono

A single room at the Hotel Mono
A single room at the Hotel MonoCopyright: Hotel Mono

Hotel Mono is a boutique hotel with a rococo style facade and a stone's throw from the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum. It is set in six historical shop houses and has 46 rooms with clean lines and neutral colours which enhances its minimalist beauty. Alongside hotel offerings of minifridges and flat-screen TVs, upgraded rooms have Juliet balconies with city views. The suites have sofa-beds and the building is conveniently located near the enclaves of Club Street, Ann Siang Hill, Keong Saik Road and Telok Ayer, to name a few. The National Gallery is a brisk 16 minute walk away. Room rates for a single night start at INR 9,947.

Address: Visit Hotel Mono at 18 Mosque Street, Singapore 059498.

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