If you are looking for iconic hotels in Singapore, where else but The Fullerton Hotel. This hotel is also known as the Fullerton Building or the General Post Office building in Singapore.
This five-star hotel is located at the mouth of the Singapore River in the downtown core in the Central Area. The hotel was built in 1829 and named after the first Governor of the Straits Settlements, Robert Fullerton who served from 1826 to 1829. This hotel has many awards. One of them was winning the Conde Nast Traveler Gold List Award in 2001.
Before becoming a hotel, this building was used as a General Post Office. The post office had a 35-meter long basement that connects Fullerton road to the pier. Fullerton Building was then renovated in 1997 and completed in December 2000. Fullerton Hotel Singapore was officially opened on January 1, 2001, by Prime Minister Goh Chok Tong.
Apart from its long history, Fullerton Hotel will serve you a comfortable stay in Singapore.
How to Get There
If you're going to Singapore through the Woodlands checkpoints, you have several options for arriving at Fullerton Hotel Singapore. You can take a taxi for SGD 30-40. If you want to save money, you can take MRT East-West Line for SGD 4-6. However, using MRT will take you up to 50 minutes to arrive at the location.
You can also take buses number 10, 100 or 75. This bus will stop close to the Fullerton hotel.
Room Types & Facilities
There are many types of rooms available at Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Starting from the Loft Suite with the most spacious room and has a balcony. There are Palladian Suites, Quay Room, Straits Club Room with courtyard views and rooms with views of Marina Bay, the Esplanade, and Room with Marina Bay view. If you are staying with friends, there is a Heritage Room which provides two single beds. Every room has its elegance and price.
This hotel also has many facilities that you can enjoy, such as a swimming pool, spa, sauna, free wifi everywhere, comfy public area, airport shuttle, sports and fitness center, and free parking for the guests.
Close to Fullerton Hotel Singapore, you can visit some of the following interesting tourist attractions.
Sands Skypark Observation Deck - 910 m
Chinatown - 1.06 km
Singapore Flyer - 1.17 km
Cloud Forest - 1.47 km
Gardens By The Bay East - 1.89 km
Orchard Road - 2.39 km
National Orchid Park - 5.09 km
Singapore Botanic Gardens – 5.14 km
Book Your Room Online
To rent a room at Fullerton Hotel Singapore, it is recommended that you book through the online hotel booking website. By booking online, you can request other needs in advance by booking online such as reserving airport shuttles or early check-in. If there are rooms available, the hotel can grant your request. As a Singaporean and aged 18 years above, you can get SGD 100 Singapore Rediscovers Voucher. This voucher can be redeemed for a stay at a hotel. What wonderful news, isn’t it?
Last but not least, pay attention to health protocols during your stay in Fullerton Hotel Singapore to keep yourself and your family safe.