Located at Fort Canning Park, this park setting straddles not only the Orchard Road shopping belt and the Clarke Quay entertainment hub, but the Central Business District, and the Civic District. Some of the nearby attractions are Fort Canning Park and the National Museum of Singapore. For recreation on a larger scale, 3 nine-hole golf courses are located at Sedenak, Johor and Malaysia, which are all within one and a half hour’s drive of the hotel (fees apply). The hotel is 25 minutes
The hotel building, formerly the British Far East Command Headquarters during World War II, is the result of extensive restoration of the British military structure which was built in 1926. It is a colonial-style hotel, featuring 86 individually-styled boutique suites and rooms, and is surrounded by the greenery of Fort Canning Park. Facilities at the air-conditioned hotel include a lobby with 24-hour reception and check-out service, Internet access (fees apply), laundry and dry cleaning services (fees apply) and currency exchange facilities. There is lift access to the upper floors, and guests may enjoy a drink in the bar. Those arriving by car can take advantage of the hotel’s car park (fees apply).
The hotel has individually styled boutique rooms and suites with modern touches, state-of-the-art technology and quirky en suite bathrooms in the glassed-in verandas with a shower with a clear view of the park or city skyline. Both rooms and suites are complemented by a selection of award-winning furniture from Poltrona Frau, with eco-friendly bathroom amenities provided from the award-winning THANN Spa. Some of the in-room facilities include complimentary Internet access, iPod docking stations, cable TV, a work desk with international direct dial telephone, tea and coffee making facilities, and a hairdryer. A king-size bed, radio, minibar and individually regulated air conditioning also feature in all accommodation units as standard.
The hotel's recreational facilities include 2 landscaped swimming pools with a children’s swimming area and a well-equipped, state-of-the-art TechnoGym. Sun loungers are laid out by the pool. Guests may also relax in the hot tub, sauna or steam room, or with a massage.
The hotel features 2 restaurants that serve Asian as well as contemporary Italian and Mediterranean cuisine. The hotel also has two lounges. The Lobby Lounge is intimate and exclusively for hotel guests, featuring signature Poltrona Frau furniture in an indoor and outdoor setting. The Tisettanta Lounge serves cocktails with Italian-inspired flavours made without additives or concentrated juices and gourmet Italian snacks. A continental breakfast is served each morning, and à la carte options are available for lunch and dinner.
The hotel accepts American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA as methods of payment.