Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore has finally completed their refurbishment of all 476 rooms and suites with coloured themes and added meeting rooms and even new in-house spa brand called Purovel Spa & Sport. Their dining restaurants have also transformed and I had gone to the recent one, Ellenborough Market Café. The lobby area, walkways and restrooms have also benn given a fresh coat of paint to complete the makeover.
The whole renovation took 18 months to complete and it was done in phases. The designs are incorporated and embraced the local Peranakan culture and yet having a modernized look.
The hotel was recently recognized for its Green efforts with the SHA-NEA 3R Awards for Hotel (Merit) 2016 for commendable waste minimisation and recycling practices.
Unveiling a New Legacy-Making Hotel Home
Premier Rooms – 238 rooms consists of:-
18 Swiss Select Clark Quay Rooms
6 Swiss Select Studio Rooms with a private balcony and a view
160 Swiss Advantage Rooms
2 Exclusive Swiss Executive Floors with 51 rooms
You can have a virtual tour from the video below:-
All rooms are well appointed and furnished with a full range of amenities to serve both leisure and business travellers alike. They include a complimentary Handy smartphone which allows guests to surf the internet and make IDD calls to 10 selected countries, high speed internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe and a well-stocked resident’s bar.
Work & Surf areas are available in the hotel lobby with complimentary high speed Internet access throughout the hotel/
The hotel also caters to guests that travelling with kids- the Swissotel Kids Room up to 12 years of age. It is available as adjoining or connecting rooms, providing a complete convenience for the family. It is decorated with toys and books and the beds with adorable themed bedding and colourful hangers in the wardrobe. Writing desks and chairs are in fun colours. The bathroom comes with child-friendly amenities.Baby bathtub and bath toys will be provided for toddlers. Kids Room is equipped with a selection of books and entertainment options including Xbox, Wii games, DVD players, DVD movies and kids’ channels on cable TV.
About Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore
Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore is right in the heart of the city centre, by the banks of historical Singapore River. Across the hotel is CENTRAL/SOHO, a shoppers’ paradise. The financial hub of Raffles Place, tourist attractions like Chinatown and Clark Quay are within close proximity. With the Clarke Quay MRT station at the doorsteps, getting to the airport, major tourist attractions and shopping is easy and convenient.
Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore is an active supporter of promoting local and Peranakan heritage through participation in various activities. The hotel hosted the Longest Peranakan Buffet at the 16th annual Singapore Food Festival closing ceremony which highlighted the rich Straits Chinese heritage and its unique Nyonya cuisine. Swissotel Merchant Court, Singapore was also the Official Hotel with a stall at the “ A Wok Down Memory Lane at Ellenborough Market” event in the Clarke Quay vicinity, serving Teochew favourites such as Cold Crab and Steamed Pomfret with Preserved Soya Bean Sauce.
Swissotel Merchant Court
Address: 20 Merchant Road
[Photos by Swissotel Merchant Court]
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