From the jaw-dropping art collection to the Michelin-starred restaurant, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore has a lot going for it. Set in beautiful Marina Bay, the landmark luxury hotel overlooks spectacular views of the cityscape and has made its mark as one of the best places to stay in the entire world.
Before booking a night at the iconic hotel, check out 10 of the most mind-blowing facts about The Ritz Carlton Singapore.
History of Luxury and Prestige
Step into the magnificent building and soak in the prestige of the Ritz-Carlton brand, which dates back to the early 1900s in the United States. At the time, the hotel transformed the hospitality scene by offering the most luxurious hotel experience available—and it continues the tradition to this day at Ritz-Carlton Singapore and other hotels in the family all over the world.
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42,000-Piece Art Collection
Every five-star hotel has a few notable artworks, but The Ritz-Carlton Singapore takes it to another level with 42,000 pieces of art displayed throughout the hotel. Amid all the works by masters like Andy Warhol and Dale Chihuly, there’s no doubt the centerpiece is the stunning Cornucopia sculpture by artist Frank Stella hanging from the glass ceiling at the atrium.
Designed by Pritzker Prize Winner Kevin Roche
Designed by Pritzker Prize-winner architect Kevin Roche, The Ritz-Carlton Singapore is just as beautiful as the contemporary artworks it houses. It marries modern geometry, Oriental touches, and feng shui elements to capture the essence of modern Singapore.
A Five-Star Gastronomic Experience
Beyond being a visual treat in art and architecture, the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore gives guests a sensory feast through several in-house restaurants. The Michelin-starred Summer Pavilion offers some of the most exquisite Cantonese cuisines on the island, while the British-inspired Colony is a sophisticated space to sample dishes from all over the world.
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Sketch the Skyline and Other Exclusive Experiences at Club Lounge
Guests who book certain suites get access to the special Ritz-Carlton Club Lounge on the top floor of the 32-storey tower. Among the many benefits of club guests are the Club Lounge Concierge and five culinary presentations daily.
Additionally, the lounge delivers an assortment of unique exclusive experiences, like gourmet wine tasting, cocktail crafting, and business meeting. Artists can even set up shop at the Drawing Room where an easel and drawing materials are provided at a space overlooking the Singapore skyline.
Enjoy A Live Cello Performance While Getting a Massage
Found in the Ritz-Carlton Singapore is the first La Mer spa in the Asia-Pacific region, which is a tranquil ocean-inspired space offering facials, massages, and other therapies. One of the most luxurious experiences in the spa is Cello Concerto, wherein you indulge in a relaxing massage synchronized to the music from a live cellist.
Fancy hotels and children usually don’t go together seamlessly, but The Ritz-Carlton Singapore is changing the game with a five-star experience for the kiddies as well. The new Ritz Kids program gives children their own dedicated room as well as a special activity sheet, an extensive DVD library, and a safari tent for a cool in-room camping experience.
Special Monopoly Edition
It’s not just children who love games, right? One of the lasting souvenirs that you can get at the gift shop is the bespoke Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore Monopoly Game Edition, an actual Monopoly set inspired by the hotel. In the game, guests can spot and learn about various Singapore landmarks as well as specific experiences at the Ritz-Carlton Singapore.
Singapore’s Hottest Attractions Nearby
Among the great things about staying at the Ritz-Carlton Singapore is the hotel’s close proximity to some of the best attractions on the island, including Gardens by the Bay, National Museum, ArtScience Museum, and many more. As a tourist, sightseeing is easier than ever with these hotspots just a stone’s throw away.
Stringent Safety Measures
In order to protect their guests’ safety, health, and peace of mind, the Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore put comprehensive safety measures in place to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic. These include increasing the frequency of cleaning and disinfecting practices, as well as reducing the capacity of restaurants and other public spaces. The hotel has received the SG Clean Quality Mark certification, but guests are also encouraged to practice social distancing and to wear face masks in common areas.
From a museum tour to afternoon tea, the wide array of unique features of Ritz-Carlton Singapore make it a five-star experience. Discover more Singapore staycation packages via KKday!
Words by Celia Nachura
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