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Hyderabad, India
Reviewed 13 March 2015

Hi I stayed in Somerset Bencoolen for 10weeks, during my stay ..I enjoyed a lot. The hospitality is very appreciated.Staff behaviour is very good.Facilities like Internet, roomservice,cabbooking etc are encouraging. I prefer to stay again and always recommend my collegues and friends to prefer. I wish you all the best Best Regards Seepiri

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Seepiri, Greetings from the team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore! All of us are elated that you have been very satisfied with your recent stay at our serviced residence. We are very appreciative and humbled by your perfect rating for your stay experience and for your affirmation that you would always recommend our property to your colleagues and friends. It...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

I have stayed here many times and love it. Pros - great staff, location, feel (alleyways are open to the elements), comfortable rooms with kitchen and a fantastic pool on the roof You can open the windows and let the warm Singapore breeze in. Cons - the Downtown line work continues in Bencoolen Street so taxis cannot enter the street...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Seahorse291, Greetings from the team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore! We are truly very happy to know that you love staying with us and that our serviced residence is your choice accommodation whenever you are in Singapore. We are delighted that you especially like our rooftop pool and its surrounding area as it is definitely the place to be when...

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 6 March 2015

My family were in Singapore last week and we stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment. We just love the place, its very near to Orchard and other places as well. The apartment is clean and spacious, & the kitchenette is equipped with clean utensils. I will definitely stay again here because of its location, friendly staff from the guest officers...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Puspa 1996, Thank you for taking time to write this lovely review. The team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore is delighted that your family and you had a great stay with us and our fully-equipped 2-bedroom apartment exceeded your expectations. We are especially heartened to note that you love staying at our serviced residence and our central location has been...

Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 20 February 2015

My husband and two children and I stayed in a two bedroom apartment here 3 weeks ago. We loved every minute of it! The clean apartments that were spacious, had comfortable beds, good showers were really modern and very user friendly. Plus the breakfast each morning from the breakfast lounge was always well presented and fresh, and the staff only...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Shari F, Greetings! The team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore is elated that your family and you loved every minute of your stay with us. Our heartfelt appreciation to you for this huge compliment as it shows that our team has successfully created a memorable and comfortable stay for you in our 2-bedroom apartment. We are also very happy to...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 February 2015

My wife and I stayed in a 2 bedroom apartment with two friends, which was excellent for our needs. The apartment had 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, a kitchen and a good sized lounge room. The apartment was roomy by Singapore standards with good facitliities. Notwithstanding the MRT construction we did not experience any noise issues at all. The location is...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear nlacey 16, Greetings from the team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore! Thank you for taking time to write this heartwarming review. We are delighted that your wife, friends and you had a great stay with us and our well-appointed 2-bedroom apartment was most suitable for your needs. We are truly very thankful for your lovely compliments for our team’s service...

Bali, Indonesia
Reviewed 12 February 2015

I sent staff to Singapore regularly to attend expos as well as salon supply shopping. I chose Somerset Bencoolen because of the close distance to Bugis. I find the apartment to be adequate for a short stay, my staff are always happy here. The interior is a little dated, but that's not a big deal to them. I highly recommend...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear THINKPINKNAILS, Greetings! The team is very appreciative and especially touched that your staff have been so happy staying with us, thus spurring you to write this lovely review. Thank you for choosing Somerset Bencoolen as your choice serviced residence to accommodate your staff whenever they are in Singapore. We are truly heartened that our central location has been most...

London
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Stayed three nights at the end of a three month tour across Asia. After reading comments about the MRT works I asked for a quiet room which we were given and indeed we hardly heard any construction-related noises during our stay. As the road is closed and there is hoarding everywhere the first impression isn't amazing but don't let that...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Rob W, Greetings from the team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore! Thank you for taking time to share your recent stay experience at our serviced residence on Tripadvisor. All of us are truly heartened to note that you had a comfortable and great stay with us, especially as our serviced residence and Singapore were your last pit-stop on your 3-months’...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 21 January 2015

Location was good - an easy 10min walk to Dhoby Ghaut Station, it was close to a 24hr malaysian hawkers market - murtabak was amazing! Another 10min walk to Boogie Street, through the markets located there. The apartment was roomy and clean, bathroom facilities were great also. There is a rooftop pool and spa, as well as a childrens play...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Allthingsmunchy, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely and detailed review of your stay experience at our serviced residence. The team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore is delighted that you enjoyed your stay so much that you would definitely return for another stay and will highly recommend our serviced residence to your friends. We simply love hearing...

Reviewed 14 January 2015 via mobile

I stayed here with my wife, 2 kids, and the babysitter for 9 days, from 27th dec 2014 - 5th January 2015, at the first day we arrived the first impression is not really good, maybe because of the apartment building looks old, but after we get inside the apartment unit (the unit with 2 bed room) we have everything...

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Cynthia L, Manager at Somerset Bencoolen, responded to this review

Dear Gue R, Greetings! The team at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore is truly heartened to note that your family and you were pleasantly surprised when you entered your apartment and have found our serviced residence to be the perfect accommodation choice for families. Apart from your comfortable stay in our fully equipped 2-bedroom apartment, we are also delighted that our location...

Reviewed 10 January 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5 nights. Having seen previous comments on the MRT construction, we requested for high floors facing away from the site and an extra bed. When we arrive, we couldn't find the lifts to the lobby (the signs were a bit confusing) from the car park which was the temporary drop off point for the hotel due...

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Dear Effa B, Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review on your 5 nights’ stay experience at Somerset Bencoolen. The team is very happy that your family and you had a wonderful and comfortable stay. We read with much delight that you have found our location with its easy accessibility to various modes of public transportation...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Set in Singapore's former civic district, Somerset Bencoolen is strategically and conveniently located. A luxurious escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, it nonetheless puts you just minutes away from every imaginable pursuit. Elegant shopping, fine dining, pulsating nightlife, as well as museum exhibits and world-renowned cultural performances are all within easy reach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Somerset Bencoolen

Address: No. 51 Bencoolen Street Bencoolen Residences, Singapore 189630, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range: ₹ 8,357 - ₹ 13,952 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Somerset Bencoolen 4*
Number of rooms: 107
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Somerset Bencoolen Singapore
Hotel Style:
#60 Family Hotel in Singapore
#64 Business Hotel in Singapore
#71 Romantic Hotel in Singapore
#96 Luxury Hotel in Singapore
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“A corner room gives plenty of light and is quiet.”
  • Kitchen with dining area in the foreground
  • Bathroom with opening windows
  • Living room
 of 5 bubbles Travelbugs_Two, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want to be closer to the Buffet breakfast and gym, they are located on level 5. The swimming pool and spa is rooftop.”
 of 5 bubbles CertifiedTrainer, 10 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We were on the 8th floor - it was fine”
 of 5 bubbles DianeQuilts, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go for the upper floors”
 of 5 bubbles tomf517, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Get a guarantee that your room is away from construction - I wish we had done this”
 of 5 bubbles 92karap, 11 Jun 2016 | Read review
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