The Riverview Loft at The Warehouse Hotel Singapore

5 Charming Staycation Ideas For Valentine’s Day

JW Marriott South Beach

Perfect for couples who appreciate their drinks, whether it be a pint of infused lager, a fine dram or a cocktail, is the JW Marriott South Beach. Located between Suntec City and Raffles City, you can already expect an endless list of things to do, eat and drink. But, the beauty of South Beach lies just within itself.

Tonic, JW Marriott South Beach's gin-focused bar serves up a range of gins from around the world. The list includes one from Iron Balls distillery.
Tonic JW Marriott South Beachs gin focused bar serves up a range of gins from around the world The list includes one from Iron Balls distillery

Tonic, a gin-specialty bar,  is just steps away from the lift lobby. The bar manager, Jessica, and her staff, are more than ready to let you and your significant other explore the world of gin, from Monkey 47 to Thailand’s The Iron Ball. Further down the road is Court Martial Bar, where head bartender, Navin Raj, serves up a welcomed twist to our Singapore Sling, in the form of The Heritage Sling and a range of Barrel-Aged Classics of Negronis.

Quaich Bar at South Beach celebrates its opening with an introductory whisky tasting at S (till end October).
Quaich Bar at South Beach celebrates its opening with an introductory whisky tasting at S$25 till end October

Quaich Bar is just behind the main hotel building, with the impressive selection of whiskies. If you’re both new to the world of scotch, why not go for a guided tasting flight? There’s also Alchemist Beer Lab right below, with brews from Singapore’s Little Brewing Co. and their ever-changing infused beers.

Enjoy a Valentine’s Day Deluxe Package at S$1,050++/night in their Philippe Starck-designed Deluxe Suite or Premier Suite. It will come with a bottle of champagne, specially-drawn bath, breakfast in bed and a three-course candle-lit dinner for two at Flow18. The Valentine’s Day Sweet Escape package will include a one night’s stay in a Deluxe, Premier or Club Room starting from S$440++/night. It will include buffet breakfast and buffet dinner for two at Beach Road Kitchen (champagne and Valentine’s Day Cake).

JW Marriott Hotel Singapore South Beach 30 Beach Road, Singapore 189763 Tel:+65 6818 1888 Email:


The Westin Singapore

#MakanWithWestin - Char Kway Teow
MakanWithWestin Char Kway Teow

And, if you love your food, you will want to head on over to The Westin Singapore. Every Sunday, Miss Tam Chiak and her team will be hosting a complimentary food trail for in-house guests from 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM. Expect all sorts of delicious local fare, from char kway teow to ondeh ondehs, in the vicinity.

Those who love to sleep in can still indulge in everyone’s favourite meal, breakfast. Till 3:00PM their health-focused gourmet deli Daily Treats will be serving up guilt-free dishes and kale smoothies. There is also the Decadent Sunday Champagne Brunch, for you and your loved one to enjoy a buffet of seafood and a view overlooking Singapore’s CBD.

The Westin Indulgence package will include stay and breakfast, featuring their Heavenly Bed. Guests will also be treated to sparkling wine, strawberries and a late check-out.

Seasonal Tastes (within The Westin) will be hosting a Valentine’s Day Buffet on 14 February 2017 from 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM at S$88+/person. UOB Cardmembers enjoy 50% off every second adult diner (up to 8 persons).

Cook & Brew (within The Westin) will also be serving a 4-course set dinner for 2 at S$200/couple on 14 February 2017 from 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM. Diners with UOB Credit cards can enjoy a complimentary bottle of red wine worth S$60 with the set dinner. 

The Westin Singapore 12 Marina View, Asia Square Tower 2, Singapore 018961 Tel:+65 6922 6888


Hotel Indigo Katong

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong - Premier Room 1221
Hotel Indigo Singapore Katongs corner Premier Room 1221 on level 12

True to the heritage neighborhood of Joo Chiat, you’ll find the vibrant elements of Peranakan culture incorporated into Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong’s designs. From tiled walls to dragon motifs, your staycation experience is completed with a quick walk to the two-storey shop-houses nearby for a bowl of that famous Katong Laksa, Nyonya Kuehs from Kim Choo or a plate of black pepper crabs from Eng Seng Restaurant, just to name a few.

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong - Premier Room 1221 Bathtub

If you find yourself much too comfortable to leave the premise, the hotel also has Baba Chews Bar, a Peranakan eatery, serving up a decadent spread of modern straits Chinese fare. Why go for the traditional chocolate cake when you reminiscence over a bowl of gula melaka-soaked chendol?

Baba Chews presents a Valentine’s Day dinner set menu, only for 14 February 2017 (reservations before 8 February 2017) at S$100/couple. Full menu is available here.

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong - Inifinity Pool at level 17
25m rooftop infinity pool with a spectacular view of the Joo Chiat neighbourhood

Find out more about the hotel in our review here.

Hotel Indigo Singapore Katong 12 86 East Coast Road, Singapore 428788 Tel:+65 6723 7001


Naumi Hotel

Naumi Hotel Room 304 - Coco Chanel
Naumi Hotel Room 304 Coco Chanel

Fans of Coco Chanel, hold on to your horses. Naumi Hotel has themed rooms, one of which is inspired by the sophistication of fashion’s most iconic woman, Coco Chanel.

Night view at the pool at the rooftop of Naumi Hotel Singapore
Night view at the pool at the rooftop of Naumi Hotel Singapore

It is steps away from Tess Bar & Kitchen, Hainanese Pork Chop and Chicken Rice from Chin Chin Eating House and authentic Thai fare from First Thai coffee shop. It is also walking distance to Loof Rooftop Bar at Odeon Towers, for some feel-good mod-sin grub (read here for our review) or to JW Marriott South Beach.

The Valentine’s Day Package will include a mini Moet, breakfast for two at Table by Rang Mahal, a hydrating anti-aging facial from HAACH, a gift pack from Sephora and a naughty pack (filled with kinky surprises). It will be available for stays between 10 to 19 February.

Naumi Hotel 41 Seah Street, Singapore 188396 Tel:+65 6403 6000


The Warehouse Hotel Singapore

Lobby area at The Warehouse Hotel Singapore
Lobby area at The Warehouse Hotel Singapore

The new kid on the block is The Warehouse Hotel Singapore, charming the upwardly crowd with its industrial aesthetics and contemporary take on its former history as a spice trade hub. The vibe is welcoming, with an emphasis on the home-grown talents. Matter Prints’ customised Ikat print throws, mugs from Mud Rock and so on, are just some of the local brands you can find around the hotel.

Minibar and Cupboard in the Riverview Loft at The Warehouse Hotel Singapore
Minibar and Cupboard in the Riverview Loft at The Warehouse Hotel Singapore
Barbarella contains hibiscus gin, elderflower, rhubarb and earl grey tea (S)
Barbarella contains hibiscus gin elderflower rhubarb and earl grey tea S$21

Once you and your partner have freshened up with Ashley & Co.’s first ever series of Body Wash, Shampoo and Conditioners for the hotel (known to smell amazing), both of you can head down to Po, their mod-sin restaurant, or The Lobby Bar. The area is also filled with tons of dining options, including Super Loco (read our review here), IPPUDO, the original branch of Quaich Bar and so much more.

Take a closer look at the hotel here.

The Warehouse Hotel Singapore Havelock Road, Singapore 169628.Tel:+65 6828 0000

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