Child-friendly hotels in Singapore for family staycations

8 January 2020

Think fun amenities and spacious surroundings for the entire family to enjoy.

Resorts World Sentosa – Festive Hotel™
Conveniently located just a few minutes away from the monorail station in Sentosa, the Festive Hotel, which is set within Resorts World Sentosa’s cluster of hotels, is also located a few steps from the S.E.A. Aquarium™, Universal Studios Singapore, and Adventure Cove Waterpark™. The child-friendly experience begins the minute you step within the hotel’s premises – from the LEGO play area and store at the lobby to the vividly-coloured Deluxe to Deluxe Family King rooms. The latter comes with a living area, loft bed, double beds, and a space that can host a family of up to four. And, if you fancy a dip in the pool, children-sized bathrobes are available too.

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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
The beachfront resort offers a host of programmes and facilities for adults and children, where the entire family gets to relax and have a whale of a time. Services include child-sized bathrobes and bedroom slippers, babysitting and child care for toddlers two years and above, as well as a children’s play area at the pool. Plus, should you choose to immerse yourself in the spa and restaurant amenities, you can park your kids at the Cool Zone. The Zone is made up of the Toots Club with daily themes including Pirate Tuesday and Adventure Wednesday for children aged five to 12, the Mini Toots Club for children below five, and the Fun Zone, which has several games including ice hockey and table tennis, and is open from 10am to 9pm. Another highlight? The Kids and Baby Zones at the hotel breakfast on level three, as well as the Children’s Meal Plan, which lets up to a maximum of two children under the age of 12 enjoy complimentary buffets at the same dining area.

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Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Tucked away amidst lush foliage, yet located just a few minutes away from Singapore’s bustling shopping district Orchard Road, the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore exudes undisputed luxury with its Tower, Garden, and Valley Wings. If you’re travelling with family, look to the family floor on the Tower Wing, where Deluxe Family Rooms and Themed Family Suites are located at. The latter offer five themes – Safari, Treetop, Castle, Underwater, and Space – which come with play areas to match, as well as a child-sized tunnel connection the adult and children’s bedrooms. Even better? There is a club for kids that offers play zones and classes, and a pantry on the same floor that’s well-stocked with baby needs including prams, cots, bath toys, and more.

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Village Hotel Sentosa
From the adjoining rooms for families to the extensive swim zones – all four of them – especially the Pamukkale infinity pool that mirrors Turkey’s famous Pamukkale’s thermal pools, and the Adventure Pool, where children can frolic in.

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One 15 Marina
The three-star accommodation, located on Sentosa Cove, offers stunning views of the perfectly lined-up yachts in the marina, well-furnished rooms, and a bevy of food options just a stone’s throw away. Child-friendly touches are also available – from the large pool floats, to the Youth & Kids club that includes a playground and arcade room.

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D’Resort at Downtown East
The integrated water park resort located within the leafy environs of Pasir Ris Park makes the perfect family getaway, especially if you’re looking for a relaxing few days off with the children. The 387-room resort offers nine types of rooms and suites, all of which boast soothing nature-like themes. If you’re looking to splurge, the Rainforest Family rooms let you choose from two themes (Amazonian Jungle or Underwater), provides bunk beds, as well as a treasure box that’s stuffed full with goodies for Junior to indulge in. Outside, there is direct access to Wild Wild Wet, a bowling alley, a cinema, and the beach.

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Furama Riverfront
The hotel’s latest child-friendly package proffers a host of activities including movie marathon nights, fun time at the swimming pool with children’s toys, cartoon screenings, LEGO sessions, and much much more. And, to make your experience one that’s truly a home away from home, opt for the Family or Theme Room that comes with two Queen-sized beds, or a Bunk bed (single and Queen), and a pull-out bed respectively. Applicable to stays at its Superior Classic, Family, Theme Rooms, and Theme Suites only.

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The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
When it comes to luxury experiences, the five-star Fullerton Hotel has it in spades. Besides its plush amenities, impeccable service, and central location, the hotel also provides a most welcoming experience for your little ones in the form of colouring books, an amenities set, and ice cream passes, which can be redeemed daily.

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Capella Singapore
Known as one of the top hotels in Singapore (North Korea’s Kim Jong Un specifically requested to be put up here during the Trump-Kim summit in June 2018), Capella Singapore checks off all the boxes on the list when it comes to unparalleled luxury. Think well-appointed, spacious rooms, suites, villas, and even manors, champagne breakfasts, views of the sparkling South China Sea, and resident peacocks greeting you at almost every turn. While the hotel is meant to be a serene retreat for those needing peace and quiet, children are welcome, too, with Capella Singapore’s exemplary personalised service, as well as its  Stay and Play package, which includes daily breakfasts for two adults and two children, and tickets to the Universal Studios Singapore.

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Gallop Kranji Farm Resort
For a relaxing getaway without the daily urban hustle and bustle, whisk the family off to the verdurous resort at Neo Tiew Lane. And what an expansive one it is too, with an area of over 50,000 square metres, comprising 35 villas of different categories. The experience is very much like a trip to another city, with comprehensive facilities like a spa centre, event ground, grocer’s shop, beer garden, restaurants, farm tours, and more, such that you don’t have to step out during your stay. The best bit? The villas are pet-friendly, so bring your pets along, so they don’t get lonely at home!

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