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Hotel Telegraph to Rebrand as QT Singapore in September 2024: First QT Hotels & Resorts Property in Southeast Asia

QT Hotels & Resorts, part of Australian hospitality company EVT Hotels & Resorts, is entering Southeast Asia by rebranding Hotel Telegraph at 35 Robinson Road to QT Singapore, which will open on 16 September 2024. QT Singapore is also EVT’s first QT outside Australia or New Zealand. EVT was awarded the management contract in December 2023 and operated Hotel Telegraph at full capacity before closing on 1 April 2024 to undertake an extensive QT transformation.

“It’s a great moment for EVT to bring the design-led, vibrant world of QT to Singapore. This is a pleasing step forward in our hotels network expansion strategy, and we are delighted to be working with Sunray to make Singapore the first QT hotel outside of Australia and New Zealand. QT Singapore will be led by some of our award-winning talent and will be a destination for international travellers to relish and local guests to discover. Offering elevated food and beverage concepts and QT’s award-winning signature quirk and service philosophy, we are excited to introduce the energy and vibrancy that guests already love in Australia and New Zealand, to Singapore.” 

Jane Hastings, CEO of EVT

The property is located next to Lau Pa Sat Hawker Centre and is in the heart of the financial district. QT Singapore will see the culturally rich site transformed into the Group’s newest hub of playful luxury, with a full-scale refurbishment currently underway. With its distinctive design, immersive experiences, and exceptional’ unexpected and unrequested’ signature service, QT plans to reignite premium designer lifestyle accommodation in Southeast Asia with its distinctive design, immersive experiences, and exceptional ‘unexpected and unrequested’ signature service.

The EVT Design team has partnered with renowned interior designer Nic Graham to transform the property. QT Singapore will feature luxurious guest rooms and suites, a ‘Rooftop by QT’ bar and pool, and a fitness facility. There will also be design-led public spaces, including a new signature bar and grill, as well as bespoke dining for intimate celebrations and formal business meetings.

Drawing inspiration from the local climate and the building’s historical architecture, the newly designed property will blend rich colour palettes with bold patterns to curate a future stay that celebrates and reflects the tropical island’s vibrant beating heart.  

“We are thrilled to introduce QT to the dynamic city of Singapore, in collaboration with EVT and Sunray Singapore. With its rich cultural tapestry and vibrant energy, Singapore is the perfect canvas for the QT brand to weave its magical guest experiences. EVT’s expertise in the Australasian hospitality industry, coupled with Sunray’s shared commitment to innovation and excellence – having the extensive experience of major restoration heritage icons of Singapore like Raffles Singapore and National Gallery Singapore – ensures that QT Singapore will set a new standard for premium designer lifestyle accommodation in the Asia-Pacific region.”

Charles Tan of Sunray Singapore, hotel owner

The four-storey heritage building with captivating neo-classical façade and architecture was first built in 1927 and played an influential role in Singapore’s telecommunication history for nearly a century. It was also once home to Singapore’s first and only SO Sofitel property. With prior conservation-led restorations, the transition to a luxurious designer QT hotel marks an exciting new chapter for the property. 

QT Singapore is accepting bookings from 16 September 2024. For more information and to make a booking, visit qtsingapore.com  Room rates start from S$476 for QT Club members.


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