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Singapore Marriott is the best business hotel on the island

Located in the bustling business area of Orchard Road, Singapore Marriott Hotel and its dedicated events team are the apple of the city’s corporate eye

Like all great business hotels, Singapore Marriott offers a little bit of luxury as well as functional facilities such as meeting rooms  

Singapore Marriott Hotel is best known for its iconic green pagoda roof in the heart of Orchard Road – the business, entertainment, and shopping hub of one of Asia’s most cosmopolitan cities. Located on top of the Orchard Mass Rapid Transit station, the hotel is perfectly positioned to connect guests to the whole island. Guests can also indulge in a world-class retail experience with sheltered access to some of the city’s major malls.

The Singapore Marriott Hotel completed a $28m refurbishment by world-renowned design team Hirsch Bedner Associates in 2012, bringing travellers a new level of luxury. Complemented by the bespoke service that is a signature of the Marriott brand, including a dedicated events team, Singapore Marriott Hotel is our Best Business Hotel, Singapore, 2014.

Brilliant stays
Marriott is reinventing travel with bold new innovations and ideas. Guests enjoy tailored convenience even before their arrival, with the Marriott mobile app allowing them to check in anytime, anywhere. Upon arrival guests enter the resplendent lobby, a warm and welcoming open-plan zone where guests can meet, engage and socialise.

The hotel’s 12 function spaces and over 1,500sq m of meeting space gives customers flexibility over their venue

Guest rooms feature contemporary décor and are designed with the frequent traveller in mind. State-of-the-art furnishings and technology upgrades include two 1956 leather Eames desk chairs, Marriott Revive bedding, and an HD smart TV. Rooms have been overhauled to offer guests more efficient use of space, with bathrooms that feature large walk-in rain showers and extended vanity areas.

Two new room categories have also been introduced to cater for discerning guests. The premier deluxe room offers an elevated experience, while the studio room, with its separate workspace, walk-in wardrobe and dedicated vanity area is ideal for business travellers looking to work and relax effortlessly.

With the hotel’s luxurious collection of pool terrace suites, an alternative escape without forsaking the convenience of a town-centre location is now possible. Located beside the hotel’s striking, resort-style outdoor swimming pool, the pool terrace rooms marry Asian architectural influences with contemporary design elements. The lavish pool terrace premier suite features a private dip pool and verandah with day bed, while the two-bedroom pool terrace executive suite is perfect for families.

Iconic meetings
At the Singapore Marriott Hotel, meeting planners can be sure that every event is as iconic as the hotel itself. With Marriott’s new Meetings Imagined initiative, the hotel provides endless inspiration and seamless tools to make your meeting excellent.

The hotel’s 12 function spaces and over 1,500sq m of meeting space gives customers flexibility over their venue. Recently refurbished, the exclusive pillar-free grand ballroom has been given a new colour palette to enhance its mood and ambience. It features a spectacular translucent alabaster marble ceiling, which uses an intelligent lighting system to illuminate the whole ballroom. This winning combination of décor and technology adds grandeur and professionalism to any event – whether it is a wedding or a corporate function.

Marriott’s red coat programme and a dedicated in-house event management team also give planners the guarantee of excellent team support. Expect the latest technological equipment and event expertise, all held together by a single and visible point of contact.

Epicurean delights
The hotel’s five dining outlets present an ensemble of chic gastronomy for discerning diners. Whether you are craving authentic Cantonese cuisine, prime steaks or a wholesome sandwich to go, there’s something for everyone.

Marriott Cafe takes the lead with its mantra, “Freshness redefined”, seeking to offer connoisseurs the freshest buffet spread of international delicacies. As part of the hotel’s refurbishment programme, the restaurant now boasts a sophisticated ambience as well as an open kitchen block where chefs take centre stage to serve up highly curated menus à la minute. Gourmands can tuck into delectable premium roasts such as the crispy pork saddle with pancetta prune and mixed herbs, daily international specials, and local dishes such as chicken rice – not to mention the fresh spread of seafood favourites including oysters, snow crabs and crayfish.

The mantra at Marriott Cafe is 'Freshness redefined', and it does well to live up to this standard. The menu includes everything from crayfish to Chinese crepes, all cooked to perfection
The mantra at Marriott Cafe is ‘Freshness redefined’, and it does well to live up to this standard. The menu includes everything from crayfish to Chinese crepes, all cooked to perfection

Wan Hao is an elegant, award-winning restaurant in its own right, serving authentic Cantonese cuisine and dim sum classics amid resplendent décor of Chinese gold-leaf calligraphy and chinois artwork. One of the most popular dishes is the traditional Peking duck, slightly crisp and crafted to perfection, served with Chinese crêpes.

Crossroads Cafe is the place to see and be seen while enjoying an ice-cold beer in the heart of Orchard Road. The offerings of east-meets-west delicacies focus on high-quality produce prepared in a comforting fashion. Sumptuous signatures include the Marriott wagyu burger and local favourites like the fragrant Hainanese chicken rice. Don’t forget to check out the daily blackboard specials for mouthwatering off-the-menu offerings.

Guests find their way to the al fresco Pool Grill when they crave somewhere with a slower pace. With excellent service and delectable food, this chic restaurant is situated within the hotel’s resort-style oasis by the outdoor pool. The menu is carefully chosen with contemporary Western dishes and signatures from the grill, such as the 400-day grain-fed Australian Wagyu Beef and comforting fare like the Wagyu Beef and Duck Foie Gras Burger.

The hotel’s newest dining addition is Java+, a premium deli with imported products including cured meats, cheeses and fine wines. Its traditional English tea served at the Lobby Lounge lets one bask in old-world charm with platters of sweet and savoury bites. Fuss-free takeaway bites such as salads and sandwiches are also available for busy business guests.

For further information, call +65 6831 4555 (reservations), +65 6831 4785 (meetings), or visit marriott.com/sindt or travelbrilliantly.com.

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