Hotels within Changi Airport


-Crowne Plaza Changi  Airport Hotel

(attached to Terminal 3). Expensive and luxurious option for brief stopovers between flights. They also offer day rates as well if you only need 6-8 hours. Contact the hotel directly by phone or email to book a day-rate stay. This link provides brief information on their day rate stays.


-Ambassador Transit Hotels (Terminals 2 and 3)

Ensuite rooms or budget rooms with shared bathroom. You can book blocks of 6 hours at a time, and add/book extra hours if needed. If flying into Changi Airport you don't need to clear customs and immigration as these hotels are located within the Transit area. You can collect your luggage from lost property later after your hotel stay. Make sure you have enough clothes, toiletries and personal items in your carry-on luggage for your brief stay at the Transit Hotel.

If you are coming from the city and want to stay in one of these hotels before your flight out you will need your boarding pass, so please check if your airline allows early check-in. This link from the Changi Airport website lists airlines and their check-in times:-

The Transit hotels get booked up, so try and make a reservation as early as possible. You book directly with Harilela Hospitality by filling out the reservation form on their website (link below). They usually reply by email within 24-48 hours to confirm availability. 


- Aerotel Singapore (Terminal 1)

Booking page for Aerotel -

Review page on TripAdvisor for Aerotel -


-The Haven by JetQuay

In the Public area of Terminal 3 at Changi Airport.  Pay per use Lounge and Napping Rooms/showers.

The Haven review page on TripAdvisor - 



Hotels in the Changi Beach area  

(10 -15 minute taxi ride from the airport). 


-Village Hotel Changi. A 3.5 Star across from Changi beach. Hotel offers a complimentary Airport Shuttle Service - see details in the link below.

-Changi Cove, 351 Cranwell Rd, Changi (about 15mins by Taxi from Changi Airport). Set in 4 hectares of natural greenery and Heritage Buildings, the complex contains a 112 room hotel. Rooms offer free Wifi, included Breakfast, Nespresso Coffee machines. The complex was restored and opened in November, 2013 and is suitable for a "retreat" as the Hotel describes it, from the hustle and bustle of the city, and also offers facilities for conferences and meetings.

-Raintr33 Hotel, 33 Hendon Road, Changi Point.  Two Restored Military Buildings. Now a stylish boutique hotel with 50 rooms. About 15 mins drive by taxi from Changi Airport. Each hotel wing is 3 storeys high, with no elevator. Many rooms have a balcony. Free Wifi internet is provided.



Hotels in the East Coast area  

(15 minute taxi ride from the airport)


-Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel. A 3.5 to 4 star hotel. East Coast area. Half way between the airport and city. This hotel provides a free shuttle  service from airport to hotel and return (see details in the link below). The hotel also offers day rate stays if you need a few hours stopover. Check on the hotels website for details and prices of day rate stays, and timings of the free Shuttle service.

- Capri by Fraser Changi City Hotel. Studio/hotel rooms. New and very modern. Good for a brief stopover between flights, but as there is not a lot of tourist attractions in that area it isn't recommended for a longer stay unless for work reasons you need to be close to Changi Business Park. It is linked to a shopping mall next to the Expo MRT station.

- Village Hotel Katong. Modern, stylish rooms. Free WIFI. Complimentary Airport Shuttle Bus Service. Close to dining options, and malls in the Marine Parade, East Coast area. Details of the shuttle service are in the link below -

-Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong Hotel

-Holiday Inn Express Singapore Katong

-Venue Hotel.  305 Joo Chiat Road, Katong area. Small rooms, modern. 

-Venue Hotel The Lily, 238 Joo Chiat Road, Katong area. Small modern rooms.

-Champion Hotel. 60 Joo Chiat Road. This small budget hotel offers free wifi, and a variety of room configurations - small single bedded room, superior twin/double, deluxe double, superior family room with a double and a single bed, family deluxe suite, and deluxe suites.   Across the road from The Joo Chiat Complex which has a handy Fairprice Supermarket, and a taxi rank at the front.

-Hotel 81 Sakura. Small hotel along Joo Chiat Road. One of the many Hotel 81 Chain properties. Budget option for an overnight stay if on a brief stopover. 

-Santa Grand East Coast Hotel. A 3 star option in the East Coast area. Has a swimming pool on the roof. One of the local Santa Grand Chain of Hotels.

-Aqueen Hotel Paya Lebar, 33 Jalan Affi. 10 mins walk to Paya Lebar MRT station. Has Superior, Deluxe and Premier rooms. Modern hotel in the Aqueen Brand of hotels.

-Aqueen Heritage Hotel, Joo Chiat road. Opposite Champion Hotel and adjacent to The Joo Chiat Complex (which has a handy Supermarket and Taxi rank at the front).


2 to 2.5 Star Budget Options (Katong / Geylang area)


-Hotel 81 Tristar. Not far from Paya Lebar MRT station.  Has large rooms. Swimming Pool. Good budget family option.

- Le Peranakan Hotel. 2 star small hotel on East Coast Road

-Hotel 34 (formerly known as Santa Grand Aljunied Hotel)

-Hotel 81 Classic 

-Hotel 81 Star 



All of these hotels can be reached by taxi, or the airport shuttle service (see the article on Getting Around > To and From the Airport) within the Top Questions Section on the Singapore Forum. Some hotels offer an airport shuttle service, either free or paid. Check on each hotels website for details.

Bus service #36 leaves from the airport terminal 2 basement 2 stops at Parkway Parade Shopping Mall directly opposite the Grand Mercure Roxy and Village Hotel Katong.