This is one of the newest hotels on Sentosa Island, having opened in June 2007. The resort's unique character derives from an exotic blend of colonial architecture and modern design concepts. It offers 91 deluxe rooms in total and is surrounded by gardens and a natural tropical rain forest which is home to monkeys, peacocks and parrots as well as other native fauna and flora. It is air-conditioned and has a lobby with 24-hour reception, currency exchange facility and lift access. Bar, dining, conference and parking facilities are also offered. Room and laundry services are available, though subject to fees. Internet access is also offered, and is also subject to fees. Special features of the resort include a kids' club and tree house, as well as a cooking school and an artists workshop.
The resort is nestled on a hillside of Sentosa Island, overlooking the South China Sea, surrounded by 3.5 hectares of gardens and natural tropical rainforest. It is a 3-minute walk from the white sands of Palawan Beach, a 5-minute walk from Dolphin Lagoon, while it is a 5 to 10-minute ride on the island bus from Sentosa Golf Club, the Sentosa Luge & Sky Ride, Images of Singapore Museum, and the Merlion. It is also a 5 to 10-minute drive to Harbour Front MRT Station, Vivo City, Singapore Cruise Centre and the Central Business District from the hotel. Orchard Road and Chinatown are a 15-minute drive away, with the Changi International Airport a 25 to 30-minute drive away.
The rooms are situated in a stylishly designed building that offers contemporary accommodation with superb views of the surrounding tropical landscape. Each room is spacious (37 to 39 m²), offering modern amenities like Internet access, direct dial telephone with voice mail, an electronic safe, complimentary coffee and tea making facilities, a minibar with 2 bottles of complimentary mineral water daily. En suite bathrooms are also standard and feature a bathtub and shower, and include amenities like slippers, bathrobes, specially designed toiletries as well as a weighing scales. A hairdryer, ironing set, as well as a double or king-size bed also feature. The resort also features specially designed accommodation to cater to the needs of those with physical disabilities. All rooms are air-conditioned.
There is a spa and fitness centre located in a conservation building offering treatment programmes (subject to fees), Asian massages (subject to fees) and a full range of gymnasium equipment. In-house recreational facilities include a tennis court, jogging track and a swimming pool set amidst a tropical garden. There is also a separate wading pool for children and a 2nd rooftop pool for a quiet and private swim. Sun loungers also feature by the poolside. For golf enthusiasts, the hotel can arrange for a game at the Sentosa Golf Club which has at its disposal 2 challenging 18-hole 72 par golf courses. Table tennis is also offered.
Dining options include à la carte or buffet breakfast, as well as à la carte lunch and dinner at one of three restaurants available. Shutters, featuring exotic Asian, Western and Amara's famed signature dishes, is surrounded with glass panels, offering diners views out onto its beautiful exotic tropical garden surrounds. Thanying, an award-winning restaurant renowned for its authentic Royal Thai cuisine since 1988, sports a charming decor, classic ambience with its own outdoor herb garden. It offers a unique Siamese dining experience. Silk Road on the Sea is located at Palawan Beach. It is a contemporary restaurant offering signature seafood cuisine from places along the journey Marco Polo took from the North and South China back home to Venice in the 13th Century.
The following are all accepted as forms of payment: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed