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18 Popular Singapore Hotels Near the F1 Race

On September 15, Singapore welcomes thousands of competitors and spectators around the globe for its annual F1 race, the Singapore Grand Prix. Three days of high-octane F1 racing await, along with plenty of off-track entertainment and top-rated Singapore attractions.

If you’ve already booked tickets to the Singapore GP, the next step is securing accommodation close to the track. With more than 300 annual visitors to HotelsCombined, we’ve uncovered the most popular Singapore hotels with excellent locations along the F1 race route, featuring generous facilities and multiple room options.

Riverside

Best Singapore Hotels in Riverside

Peninsula Excelsior Hotel

Peninsula Excelsior Hotel

The four-star Peninsula Excelsior Hotel is ideally situated for F1 racing enthusiasts, a mere 600 metres from Singapore GP’s Empress Grandstand near Victoria Theatre and the Asian Civilisations Museum. You’ll also find the iconic Fort Canning Park across the road, which features the 19th-century Fort Canning, an arts centre and archaeological excavation site.

However, the hotel is sure to be one of your holiday highlights, thanks to its range of facilities, from a sun-drenched swimming pool and sauna to the 22nd-floor Sky Lounge with panoramic city vistas. A zen-esque design adorns each room in comfortable and modern furnishings, while the Premier Executive Suites and Premier Deluxe Suites features luxe abodes with city views, separate lounge rooms and heavenly beds.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD106 – SGD745
Guest Rating: 7.5
Address: 5 Coleman Street, Riverside, Singapore

Fragrance Hotel – Riverside

Fragrance Hotel - Riverside

Fragrance Hotel – Riverside is the perfect spot for revheads travelling to Singapore for F1 racing. The no-fuss hotel places you under one kilometre from trackside but also gives you plenty of reasons to enjoy staying in. One reason to hang around is undoubtedly the hotel’s rooftop swimming pool, paired with a fully-equipped gym. The rooms are drenched in sunlight and boast customisable bed, such as a queen and a twin or three twins, to suit a variety of travellers. They range from the budget-friendly Superior Room and cosy Deluxe Room to the Deluxe Family Room and Executive Room.

However, it’s the location of Fragrance Hotel – Riverside that has HotelsCombined visitors delighted. Not only are you a five-minute walk from the Singapore River cruises, but you’re also minutes from Clarke Quay Central shopping mall and the historic Read Bridge.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: SGD72 – SGD146
Guest Rating: 6.6
Address: 20 Hong Kong Street, Riverside, Singapore

Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Park Hotel Clarke Quay

Park Hotel Clarke Quay is an iconic hotel on the Singapore River, easily recognised by its Romanesque facade and wide swimming pool surrounded by umbrellaed sun loungers.  Book a poolside cabana and enjoy attentive drinks and food service from Cocobolo Poolside Bar + Grill or visit the on-site Porta for contemporary European food and wine, while the local area also reveals an array of traditional Malaysian and Thai restaurants.

You’ll enjoy extravagance regardless of what room you choose, but if you want uninterrupted city skyline vistas from the top floor, opt for the Crystal Club Premier Room. The room also grants you access to the Crystal Club, which offers free evening cocktails, a breakfast buffet and light refreshments. Close to the action, expect a 20-minute commute or 10-minute drive to the Singapore Grand Prix race track.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD104 – SGD516
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: 1 Unity Street, Riverside, Singapore

Hotel Location

Singapore City Centre

Best Singapore Hotels in the City Centre

Carlton City Hotel Singapore

Carlton City Hotel Singapore

HotelsCombined visitors rave about the on-site Graffiti Sky Bar at Carlton City Hotel Singapore, which blends creative cocktails with city skyline views. The bar is complemented by the poolside Plate restaurant and European-style coffee house Tuxedo. Stay in the Carlton Club Room to enjoy late check-out, a complimentary mini bar, in-room coffee machines and a Posturepedic king-size bed, along with free buffet breakfast and cocktails at the Carlton Club Lounge.

Carlton City Hotel Singapore promotes work and play with its outdoor pool and sun loungers, state-of-the-art gym and multiple meeting rooms. Step outside to discover a melting pot of cultures just minutes away, from the Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Thian Hock Keng Temple to the Singapore Conference Hall. Only 15 minutes on public transport or 25 minutes on foot will get you to the Singapore River section of the F1 race.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: SGD125 – SGD414
Guest Rating: 8.8
Address: 1 Gopeng Street, Singapore City Centre, Singapore

Santa Grand Hotel Bugis

Santa Grand Hotel Bugis

Want to experience the Singapore Grand Prix on a budget? Make sure you secure a room at Santa Grand Hotel Bugis, a three-star hotel about 1.5 kilometres from the Stamford Grandstand, which gives you the perfect view of Turn 8 and Turn 7. Coming home from a day of racing is bliss at this hotel, thanks to the on-site pool and alfresco terrace, where you can enjoy a hot breakfast each morning.

The rooms at Santa Grand Hotel Bugis cater to solo travellers, couples and families, where you can choose from a single-bed Standard Room, king-bed Deluxe Room and three-person Family Room. Each one comes with complimentary tea and coffee, a mini fridge and LCD TV. If you’ve got spare time between all the F1 racing action, take a 10-minute stroll to Bugis Junction and Bugis Street to find excellent shopping.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: SGD53 – SGD191
Guest Rating: 6.9
Address: 8 Jalan Kubor, Rochor, Singapore

The Porcelain Hotel

The Porcelain Hotel

The Porcelain Hotel is a boutique enclave in Singapore’s historic Chinatown, home to authentic Chinese shops and restaurants. There are nine different room types at the hotel, including the cosy Standard Single that is ideal for solo travellers. Couples on a budget can book the Standard Queen with a rain shower, while those favouring luxury will enjoy the Premier Jacuzzi, which boasts an in-room Jacuzzi, writing desk and exotic green decor.

Be sure to save time for the on-site Oriental Spa Chamber, an intoxicating day spa where you can indulge in therapeutic massages, specific treatments and facial rejuvenation. The Porcelain Hotel is near numerous attractions, such as the Chinatown Heritage Centre and Sri Mariamman Temple, the city’s oldest Hindu temple. You’re also a 20-minute walk to Turn 13 on the F1 race track.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: SGD59 – SGD148
Guest Rating: 6.7
Address: 48 Mosque Street, Chinatown, Singapore

V Hotel Bencoolen

V Hotel Bencoolen

With Superior, Twin, Triple and Premier options, V Hotel Bencoolen provides modern accommodation in a central location. If you prefer a little luxury, go with the Deluxe with its private open-air patio, while the Studio is great if you’re travelling with a child. Lazy days are best enjoyed by the sun-drenched pool, surrounded by lush gardens. When you work up an appetite, indulge in French and Mediterranean cuisine at the on-site Le Bistrot de L’Olive restaurant.

The hotel’s daily buffet breakfast is Halal-certified, while the on-site convenience store, Cheers, ensures you never need to go far for a quick snack or refreshment. Speaking of convenience, the F1 race track is only one kilometre away, with the Stamford Grandstand your best bet for witnessing the race. Visit the famous Raffles City mall nearby, home to seven floors of retail heaven.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD76 – SGD190
Guest Rating: 6.7
Address: 48 Bencoolen Street, Rochor, Singapore

YMCA Fort Canning Lodge

YWCA Fort Canning Lodge

YWCA Fort Canning Lodge is one of the best-placed hotels for the Singapore GP, with only a straightforward 15-minute walk separating you from exciting Singapore F1 racing. This budget-friendly central hotel is also popular for its well-furnished guest rooms and suites. Groups will appreciate the spacious Quad Room, while you’ll get great value for your money in the Deluxe Twin Room.

All guest rooms include complimentary Wi-Fi, while the hotel also boasts an on-site swimming pool and a gift shop selling unique souvenirs. Looking for local cuisine? Dine at the hotel’s Cafe Lodge restaurant, which dishes up a scrumptious Asian-inspired buffet for lunch and dinner. If you’re looking for activities before or after the F1, head across the street to Fort Canning Park or along Orchard Road for boutique shopping.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: SGD60 – SGD199
Guest Rating: 7.1
Address: 6 Fort Canning Road, Museum, Singapore

Dorsett Singapore

Dorsett Singapore

The four-star Dorsett Singapore combines its contemporary full-glass facade with an enticing backdrop of historic Chinatown architecture and food stalls. The hotel is within easy walking distance from various Asian specialty restaurants, along with the tranquil Pearl’s Hill City Park and the high-tech URA City Gallery, which offers an in-depth look at Singapore’s city centre. You’re only about two kilometres from Fullerton Square, your gateway to the Singapore GP.

Need some dining inspiration? Dorsett Singapore’s on-site restaurant offers all-day dining, while the Tapas Bar has light bites and quality drinks. You can chill out on the landscaped roof garden, recharge in the Jacuzzi and discover nearby attractions with the hotel’s complimentary smartphone.  Each room boasts a modern decor and plush furnishings, including the no-fuss Dorsett Room and luxe Splash Room with a rain shower.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD114 – SGD417
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 333 New Bridge Road, Chinatown, Singapore

Parc Sovereign Hotel – Albert St

Parc Sovereign Hotel - Albert St

Parc Sovereign Hotel – Albert St overlooks Rochor River, complementing its tranquil setting with a luxe rooftop pool and surrounding sundeck. There’s also a children’s playground nearby and a fully-equipped fitness centre on site. Certain rooms overlook the pool, while others feature views of Singapore’s historic Little India district. These affordable abodes range from the Superior Room and Deluxe Twin Room to the Executive Double Room and Superior Family Room.

Location is a highlight at Parc Sovereign Hotel – Albert Street, as you’re just three kilometres from the Singapore Flyer and a short stroll from the Sim Lim Square retail complex. You’re also only a 25-minute walk from Raffles Avenue, home to iconic turns in the F1 race.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD74 – SGD158
Guest Rating: 7.0
Address: 175 Albert Street, Bugis, Singapore

Hotel Nuve

Hotel Nuve

Located on the on the edge of the city centre, you can drive to the Singapore GP race track from Hotel Nuve in under 10 minutes. This is one of Singapore’s best budget hotels, thanks to its range of unexpected extras, including late checkout, rain showers, bedroom slippers and free Wi-Fi. The rooms themselves are well-furnished, with the Nuve Classic featuring beautiful skylights.

In addition to a tour desk selling attraction tickets, the hotel features a rooftop terrace with city views and a free smartphone to use during your stay, making it easy to navigate the city streets and stay up to date with all the Singapore F1 race news, events and promotions.

Star Rating: 3*
Price: SGD63 – SGD145
Guest Rating: 7.0
Address: 9A – 13 Jalan Pinang, Rochor, Singapore

Hotel Location

Orchard

Best Singapore Hotels in Orchard

Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Mandarin Orchard Singapore

Boasting a revered five-star status, Mandarin Orchard Singapore promises unbridled opulence in Singapore’s enthralling Orchard district. Its convenient Orchard Road location places you near designer fashions stores, award-winning restaurants and top attractions, such as the National Museum and House of Tan Yeok Nee. The renowned hotel features 1,000-plus rooms and suites, including the Premier Room with complimentary movies and a king-size bed. The ultimate luxury, the Presidential Suite promises features massaging hydro-jets and 14-seater dining table.

Want to stay active? Take advantage of the on-site tennis courts and outdoor swimming pool, the latter of which is perfect for enjoying a relaxing cocktail. Expect about a 10-minute drive or 35-minute walk to the Singapore GP’s Padang A and Padang B grandstands.

Star Rating: 5*
Price: SGD160 – SGD893
Guest Rating: 8.1
Address: 333 Orchard Road, Orchard, Singapore

Concorde Hotel Singapore

Concorde Hotel Singapore

Concorde Hotel Singapore is popular among HotelsCombined visitors because of its excellent shopping opportunities along Orchard Road. If you prefer the sound of squealing tyres to cash registers, rest easy knowing you’re also only 1.5 kilometres from the Singapore GP race track, including two grandstands and the Padang live music stage. This part of the track is surrounded by iconic attractions, such as St Andrew’s Cathedral and the National Gallery Singapore.

This Singapore hotel ensures your stay is memorable for all the right reasons with a variety of extra amenities, including in-room entertainment, cosy bathrobes and slippers, complimentary Wi-Fi and daily bottles of water. The newly-refurbished Deluxe Plus room boasts a heavenly king-size bed and an optional balcony, while the Family Room features bunk beds for the kids. Spend your afternoon relaxing at the swimming pool before dining at the on-site Nogawa Japanese Restaurant.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD133 – SGD284
Guest Rating: 8.0
Address: 100 Orchard Road, Orchard, Singapore

Hotel Location

Lavender

Best Singapore Hotels in Lavender

Hotel Boss

Hotel Boss

Take your pick of F1 race moments while staying at Hotel Boss, with quick public transport access to multiple grandstands along the Raffles Boulevard and Nicoll Highway sections. Tailor your accommodation to suit your holiday needs, such as adding a balcony to the Superior, Premier and Family rooms or choosing a Superior Double with city views. Regardless of which room you choose, you’ll enjoy internet-connected LED TV, a mini bar and modern decor.

You’ll love the top-notch facilities at Hotel Boss, particularly the Sky Terrace, which has a rooftop swimming pool and gym. The hotel also has a Halal-certified kitchen along with its classic buffet breakfast. Looking for some souvenirs? Stroll down the on-site shopping area and pick up chocolates, perfumes and trinkets, or indulge in a day of relaxation at the Qili Foot Massage.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD51 – SGD270
Guest Rating: 7.3
Address: 500 Jalan Sultan Road, Lavender, Singapore

V Hotel Lavender

V Hotel Lavender

V Hotel Lavender offers luxurious accommodation with its sophisticated rooms adorned in comfortable beds, full-size wardrobes and complimentary beverages. Some of the rooms also feature large windows overlooking Singapore’s metropolitan sprawl of various high-rise buildings and sporting stadiums. The self-proclaimed “one-stop recreation hub” backs up its declaration with a swimming pool, gym and a beautiful Enchanted Garden outdoor cafe on its 4th-floor Sky Terrace.

There are multiple eateries and shops on your doorstep, including a 24-hour convenience store, cake shop, herbal tea cafe and currency exchange. There’s also a limousine rental service, in case you want to travel to the Singapore GP in style. The track is only 2.5 kilometres away, so you could also walk there in about 30 minutes. You’ll likely go past the Malay Heritage Centre, which offers an ever-changing array of exhibits on Singaporean culture.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD82 – SGD228
Guest Rating: 7.0
Address: 70 Jellicoe Road, Lavender, Singapore

Parc Sovereign Hotel – Tyrwhitt

Parc Sovereign Hotel - Tyrwhitt

There’s a chance you’ll be spending more time than planned at Parc Sovereign Hotel – Tyrwhitt when you see the alluring rooftop swimming pool and tanning deck. This Singapore hotel exudes one-of-a-kind luxury, particularly in its Deluxe Resort room that features a terrace garden with a spacious lounge. If you’re looking to pamper yourself, book the Superior Loft, a stylish multi-floor residence with a king-size bed.

Notable sporting attractions are nearby, including Singapore Sports Hub and Jalan Besar Stadium, home to the Young Lions soccer team. The Singapore F1 race track is also only 15 minutes away via car and about 20 minutes on public transport. Looking to unwind? Walk over to 40 Degree Live Lounge or Incognito for casual drinks.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD75 – SGD197
Guest Rating: 7.5
Address: 165 Tyrwhitt Road, Lavender, Singapore

Hotel Location

Best Singapore Hotels in the Novena

Days Hotel Singapore at Zhongshan Park

Days Hotel Singapore at Zhongshan Park

If you want to be close to the F1 race, but far enough away from the busy city centre, Days Hotel Singapore at Zhongshan Park is a perfect choice. This affordable hotel is situated in the laid-back Novena, close to Zhong Shan Mall, the circa-1875 Burmese Buddhist Temple and Toa Payoh Town Park. It’s still only a 15-minute drive from the beginning of the Singapore GP and four grandstands, including the Pit Grandstand.

Choose from a Park View Room or City View Room, both of which feature comfortable Serta beds, bay window seats and work desks. The on-site 21 On Rajah restaurant offers all-day dining with a menu of Mediterranean and local cuisine, which can be burned off in the hotel’s 24-hour gym.

Star Rating: 3.5*
Price: SGD49 – SGD327
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 1 Jalan Rajah, Novena, Singapore

Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park

Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park

The four-star Ramada Singapore at Zhongshan Park provides an enjoyable stay with its City View and Park View rooms. The on-site restaurant, Flavours at Zhongshan Park, offers Asian and Western cuisine and the Heritage Bar quenches your thirst with cold beer and creative cocktails.

Ideal for those travelling for work and play, this hotel features an outdoor swimming pool, hi-tech business centre, multiple meeting facilities and kick-scooter rentals. The scooters are ideal for exploring nearby sights, such as the Police Heritage Centre, but you’re better off driving or using public transport to reach the Singapore GP track, about eight kilometres away.

Star Rating: 4*
Price: SGD91 – SGD448
Guest Rating: 8.2
Address: 16 Ah Hood Road, Novena, Singapore

Hotel Location

Unbridled F1 Racing Action in Singapore

The Singapore Grand Prix is positioned perfectly in Singapore, giving you a wealth of accommodation options close to the track. Singapore’s diverse neighbourhoods reveal luxurious hotels with on-site pools and restaurants and multiple room options to suit your holiday needs. You’re never far from the city’s top attractions and best shopping or entertainment, but most importantly, you’re an easy walk or drive from all the F1 racing action.

Where will you stay for the Singapore GP? Let us know in the comments.

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