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Raffles Hotel Arcade

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Address: 1 Beach Road, Singapore 189673, Singapore
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Singapore by Night Tour with Dinner
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Singapore's Colonial District Walking Tour

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A taste of Old Singapore

In stark contrast to the flashy Marina Bay area Raffles harks back to a different time. Lovely and fun to wander through as a counterpoint to the pace of today.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I missed the tiger under the billiards table but got the Sinapore sling. A memorable visit to this icon. Lovely and little changed in years to the outsider in terms of service quality and presentation. Enjoyed it very much.

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The building looks so colonial and is eye catching. As you wander through the cloisters you get a feeling of old empire days gone by. Got seated at a table in main bar after about 10 mins. Ordered the Gin Slings x4 .cost about £80 for 4 drinks. Took in the ambience, threw the nut shells on the floor and... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

In stark contrast to the flashy Marina Bay area Raffles harks back to a different time. Lovely and fun to wander through as a counterpoint to the pace of today.

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Delta, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a drink in the upstairs bar where the Singapore Sling was invented and it cost us over $72.00 Singapore Dollars for 2 drinks and the Singapore Dollars is about 8cents less than the Canadian Dollar. That included the tip thank goodness. Asked if it included the glass that it came in and was told no that I could buy... More 

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San Juan de Alicante, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It is over 50 years since I first went to Singapore, in those days Raffles was the haunt of the very rich and the very well connected! It was then primarily the hotel that was famous. The changes over the years have been both good and not so good. Moving the Long Bar upstairs was a bad idea, it lost... More 

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Kenilworth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We went to the Long Bar as its iconic and also to video the grounds where our friends married 22 years ago (no vids then). Staff were quite friendly. Service quick and clientele all tourists. Singapore Slings were heavenly but at equivalent of £22 each were possibly the most expensive average cocktails anywhere including Dubai, London and New York. Even... More 

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Rochester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must for all visitors to Singapore, a haven in the midst of a busy city. Everything I expected and more, recommend a drink in the gardens.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The arcade at the Raffles is free to wander with plenty of Raffles shops for Raffles tourist gifts. You are still able to see the beautiful courtyards and buildings although we did not try to go into the main lobby or try a Singapore sling it was still nice to to visit.

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Herrin, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A trip to Singapore requires a visit to this historic hotel. Everybody has to go to the Long Bar for the famous Singapore Sling. (I had a fine single malt whiskey while the women had slings. Not bad bar food either, free nuts on the table. They have a steak house which we did not have time for.

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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far one of the main highlights of our stay in Singapore, Afternoon Tea in the Fiffin Room, wow, what an awesome experience, have fabulous memories of it.

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