If you’re planning a vacation, a getaway or a staycation in Singapore with your family for your next holiday, you might want to book into a family-friendly hotel with either a babysitting service or a kids club. That way, you’ll be able to sneak a date alone with your spouse into your itinerary without worrying about your little ones.
Here’s our pick of 8 best hotels in Singapore with a kids club or babysitting service!
1. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road Singapore 098970
Sandwiched between glittering emerald ocean and lush green hills, Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is a destination of its own.
Aside from its idyllic surroundings that just calls to you to relax, you can also pamper yourself at Chi, The Spa while the young ones can keep themselves entertained at the Fun Zone, which is stocked with Xbox1, PS4 and race car simulators. Or you can set them loose at the open-air playground, Nestopia, featuring netted obstacle courses and looong slides. And after basking in the sun they can then go splashing at the Children’s Swimming Pool, which has its own looong slides.
The kids have plenty to be excited about, so shouldn’t the adults also be doing something fun? Leave your little ones under the supervised care of an experienced team at Toots Club, and off you go to enjoy some alone time with your partner, be it unwinding at the resort’s Bubble Bar or taking a romantic walk along the Siloso Beach.
With a giant slide that winds down three floors into a padded ball pit and a variety of activities such as scavenger hunt, mini putting, and indoor musical games to keep them occupied, they probably won’t even realize your absence!
Photo credits Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
2. Pan Pacific Singapore
Pan Pacific Singapore, 7 Raffles Boulevard Singapore 039595
Aside from an outdoor pool and playground to keep the kids the entertained, Pan Pacific Singapore hotel also has an ongoing family-friendly promotion. The Great Fun-mily Escapade Package entails a thematic room which comes with a tepee, adorable bedding, and a mini luggage packed with children amenities, including plush toys, toiletries and bathtub toys.
Babysitting services are available at Pan Pacific Singapore hotel with advanced booking and you have to make use of the service for at least three hours.
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3. Hard Rock® Hotel Singapore
Hard Rock® Hotel Singapore, 8 Sentosa Gateway Sentosa Island Singapore 098269
Furnished with rock memorabilia at almost every turn, Hard Rock Hotel Singapore is sure to make for an interesting stay. From guitar picks and drum kits to The Beatles’ bus and David Bowie’s outfit, you’ll find something at every floor of the hotel!
Aside from the cool collection, little ones will love the swimming pool. Tropical landscaping, man-made sandy beach, mini wet play zone, and poolside cabanas, what’s not to love?
Located within the premise, is the Hard Rock Hotel Singapore’s Kids Club, open to both guests of the hotel as well as the public at $12 per hour. Little ones above 3 years old will get to immerse themselves in an array of fun activities and programs while you’re off for a little more adult fun (a little spa-spa at ESPA maybe?). The club is open from 1 pm to 9 pm daily and last registration is at 8 pm.
Photo credits Resorts World Sentosa
4. Four Seasons
Four Seasons Singapore, 190 Orchard Boulevard Singapore 248646
Just a jump and a hop away from Orchard Road, Four Seasons Singapore hotel welcomes its little guests with a host of amenities and activities that will keep them comfortable and entertained through their stay.
In-room amenities include child-size bathrobes, slippers and toiletries, DVDs and video games. The pool on the 20th floor has a corner for the little ones where they can play with pool toys and games. If they needed an energy boost in the midst of their splash time, the Kids Poolside Menu featuring chip cookies with hot chocolate, chicken nuggets with fries, and such, will be of great help.
Depending on your room, you can also request cribs and rollaway bed without any additional charge. They also do provide babysitting services, which you can inquire more about at the concierge.
Photo credits Four Seasons Hotel
Fairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Road Singapore 189560
Amidst a mix of colonial structures and towering buildings of modern-day at Bras Brasah, sits the Fairmont Singapore hotel with an easy reach to enticing dining options, plenty of shopping opportunities and museums. You can make use of their babysitting services with a 24 hours advanced booking.
Photo credits AccorHotels
6. Royal Plaza on Scotts
Royal Plaza on Scotts, 25 Scotts Road Singapore 228220
Royal Plaza on Scotts Singapore, home to gorgeous rooms, an outdoor swimming pool with colorful lounge chairs, and a gym, is also where the popular halal-certified buffet restaurant Carousel is. With 17 culinary stations featuring cuisines such as Japanese, Mediterranean and Indian, including fresh seafood and Brazilian churrasco, any thoughts of a diet would flee (it’s alright to treat yourself once in a while, isn’t it?).
If you would like to make use of their babysitting services, you have to let them know at least four hours in advance.
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7. Swissôtel Merchant Court
Swissôtel Merchant Court, 20 Merchant Road, Singapore 058281
Little guests at Swissôtel Merchant Court can have their own room, whether in an adjoined room or a connected room. Not only are they adorably decorated but they also come with a wealth of kid-friendly amenities such as age-appropriate toys, bed, bathrobe, bathroom amenities, games, books, and a play corner among others.
You can settle your littler ones with ease as well with amenities such as a baby cot, bottle warmer with bottles, changing table, and toilet set. You don’t have to worry about your older kids either, they’ve got DVDs, Wii, digital games, teen magazines, and books to keep them occupied.
Babysitting services are available at the hotel at a fee and you can arrange for it one day in advance at the Front Office. And with so many toys, games and activities to keep them occupied, you don’t have to fret about them missing you. If they do get bored of staying in the room, the water slides and children’s pool will be a welcome diversion.
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8. Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Mandarin Oriental Singapore, 5 Raffles Avenue, Marina Square, Singapore 039797
The luxurious Mandarin Oriental Singapore younger guests with a special gift during brunch on weekends little ones get to indulge in a buffet spread specially prepared by the chefs and enjoy fun activities at Little Fan Land.
You can also request for amenities like baby cots, rollaway beds, strollers, and car seats when you’re booking your accommodation. If you would like to arrange for a babysitter, be sure to make an arrangement at least 24-hours in advance through the concierge.
The outdoor pool deck with fountains shooting water into the pool and loungers sitting in the water provides not just a welcome relief from the almost-year-round-scorching-heat but also a panoramic view of the city. There is also a small kids’ pool with bubble jet water features surrounded by family cabanas, providing a little bit of privacy away from the main pool.
Photo credits Mandarin Oriental, Singapore
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