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Set against a distinctive colonial architectural backdrop, in one of the few remaining great 19th century hotels in the world, Raffles Arcade offers a curated selection of sophisticated lifestyle and shopping experiences for our discerning guests...more
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1 Beach Road Raffles Hotel, Singapore 189673, Singapore
Central Area/City Area
+65 6337 1886
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Reviewed 3 days ago

what a wonderful renovation, this hotel takes you back in time with the service and luxury of the 21st century. Amazing building, welcoming porters, concierge and private butler (how special is that?!). the rooms are great, both in size and in design. You are simply...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank EllenReist
Reviewed 9 September 2019

This is a sterile property. Hardly any guests. No warmth. Obnoxious staff. Would not recommend this hotel. Renovations not worth it-no big deal. A disappointment. Starting with the men in the lobby who seem to shoo people away and stare at you wondering why you...More

3  Thank HollyWokan
Reviewed 25 August 2019

Just had to visit this classic hote. So sad its closed for refurbishment, but you still get the impression of how fabulous it is. The shop is expensive, but the souvenirs unique and you can buy a cup of tea! There is a bar and...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Julia908
Reviewed 20 August 2019

Great visit food service was excellent. Can just imagine how it was was in it’s heyday. I was really spoilt by the hotel and my husband as I had my birthday while there.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank AnnieNB
Reviewed 5 August 2019

Raffles was still under renovation, but bits are opening up. The Long Bar is open but the queues were very long. The shops was much reduced but should be back to its full size now. The arcade of shops including Leica is well worth a...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank gourmetflaneur
Reviewed 4 August 2019

A Singapore sling and a yard of ale. Plenty of monkey nuts to chew . Very quaint and a must for your visit

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed 21 July 2019

Sadly, we arrived at the main entrance, took some photos and were escorted to the main hotel by a staff member. We were then told we had to leave as we couldn’t just walk in! No signage or information anywhere. I felt like a second...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank traveller1234562015
Reviewed 27 April 2019

You cannot go to Singapore without stopping off at Raffles for that iconic Singapore sling! Not to mention the peanuts, just didn't feel right throwing the shells on the floor...... September2017

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank HA60
Reviewed 16 April 2019

Raffles has been under refurbishment for some time, but the Long Bar had just opened again. How pleased was i? You may have to queue to get in, and if you do not want to sit at the bar, or share a table, that is...More

Date of experience: March 2019
3  Thank Chrissybubs
Reviewed 1 April 2019

of course you have to come here!! Order the famous Singapore Sling and enjoy the sack of peanuts. its a mu.st for first time visitors to beautiful Singapore. Keep in mind the cocktail packs a punch. Service is excellent

Date of experience: March 2019
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Response from PMQuestions | Reviewed this property |
You are actually asking the question of TripAdvisor volunteers rather than the hotel. I can't link to the website as this system does not accept links.... but having googled Raffles I can tell you that the official word is... More