Affordable staycations at hotels with infinity pools
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If you’re craving for a brief hiatus from everyday life, the “beach - each” isn’t the only place you can “go getaway,” despite Nicki Minaj’s constant jios.
Rather than jostle with tourists sun-tanning at Sentosa, or splurge on a night at MBS just so you can soak in their famous pool, book a staycay at these affordable hotels that also boast some highly underrated infinity pools for relatively more affordable prices
1. Destination Singapore Beach Road
For as low as $148 per night, you can enjoy an affordable weekend getaway at Destination Singapore Beach Road with a pool you’d never want to leave. Bask in the rays of the setting sun as you take a dip in this sky-scraping infinity pool with an epic view of the city.
Located along the bustling Beach Road, this chic hotel is also surrounded by good food - such as the famed Mookata at Golden Mile Complex and Golden Mile Food Center located right across the street - so you can satisfy your rumbling tummy at any time of the day.
Besides their infinity pool, Destination Singapore also sports some clean-cut rooms, fully equipped with basic amenities and even 42” HD flat-screen TVs!
Price: From $148
Address: 700 Beach Road, Singapore 199598
Telephone: 6679 2000
2. Park Hotel Alexandra
This endless infinity pool overlooking Queenstown has beach decks for you to laze your staycation away, and even a bar in the middle where you can indulge in a cheeky cocktail or two.
What’s more, Park Hotel Alexandra also guarantees* late check-out ‘til 3PM so you can still enjoy one last dip before leaving the next day.
Retreat into your carpeted, cosy room when you’re done at the pool and enjoy the free WiFi, or their complimentary smartphone service. If you’re feeling a little peckish, order in room service or take a walk to the connecting Alexandra Central mall for some grub.
*Note: Offer available from 1st January - 31st December 2017. For more information, click
Price: From $195
Address: 323 Alexandra Road, Singapore 159972
Telephone: 6828 8888
3. Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay
Don’t be fooled by this hotel’s unassuming name - this ain’t a budget hotel. For as low as $195 a night, Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay’s atas rooftop infinity pool will see you reveling in a zen oasis above the hectic city.
This sleek hotel also boasts some functional yet impressive rooms with floor-to-ceiling glass windows, contemporary marbled bathrooms with rain showers, and iPod docks.
Price: From $195
Address: 2 Magazine Road, Singapore 059573
Telephone: 6589 8000
4. Mercure Singapore Bugis
Mercure Singapore Bugis’ infinity lap pool serves up an aerial view of the city you’ve never seen before. Chill out at their Straits Poolside bar when you’re done frolicking in the water and indulge in their selection of wine and finger food.
But if you find yourself ravenous after a good swim, fret not for you can sate your appetite with a hearty meal at Bugis Plus located just a 2-minute walk away!
This contemporary hotel has chic, spacious loft rooms decked with eccentric modern art - perfect for group staycations.
Price: from $173
Address: 122 Middle Rd, Singapore 188973
Telephone: 6521 6088
5. Naumi Hotel
Naumi Hotel’s Cloud 9 Infinity Pool and Bar features a seamless pool tantamount to MBS’ but at half the cost, so treat yo’self to a staycation at this luxurious boutique hotel for as low as $243 a night.
Lounge in these tranquil waters with a cocktail in hand as you take in this million-dollar view of our Singapore skyline. For the most epic of views, take a dip during sunset and witness the golden hour from this bird’s eye perspective.
With rooms as luxurious as these, you’ll be torn between swimming in these massive beds and milking all their in-room amenities, or spending the day at their glorious pool.
Price: from $243
Address: 41 Seah St, Singapore 188396
Telephone: 6403 6000
Infinity pools for an infinitely good time
Rather than bulldozing your way through countless tourists overseas, head down to these hotels to enjoy a relaxing getaway within our own country. With these more affordable alternatives to MBS’ iconic infinity pool, you’ll be flaunting an effortless bronze after a luxurious water-bound staycay.