Located in the atmospheric streets of China town but still just a short hop from the CBD, The New Majestic Hotel was one of the original boutique hotels in Singapore and still sets the standard for others to follow in terms of character, artistry and a sense of fun. The interior is whimsical and creative, with no two guestrooms alike.


For a unique experience, check into the Cheshire Suite (402). Split over two levels – a ladder takes you to your bedroom quarters – this attic room comes equipped with complimentary smart phone, Nespresso machine, two smart televisions and best of all, twin free-standing bath tubs. These majestic cast-iron beauties take centre-stage in the downstairs living area, providing a bathing experience you are unlikely to ever forget. Apart from the twin tubs, there’s a rain shower stocked with Kiehl’s toiletries and the softest bedding we’ve experienced for a long time.

Facade (Evening)

The eclectic decor throughout the hotel reveals the owner’s passion for chairs in all forms and sizes – the Cheshire is blessed with a beautifully preserved white barber chair – an ideal place to read the morning papers, delivered each day to the room. The suite’s interior décor, painted by artist Sandra Lee, has a nautical fairytale feel, featuring fl ying sheep clouds, a friendly turtle and a maritime adventure – its inspiration lying with Lewis Carrol’s classic Alice in Wonderland.

Attic_Cheshire Suite

As is de rigeur, mini bar drinks are all complimentary as is the wi-fi , but travellers here are also provided a complimentary smart phone, with internet access and complimentary unlimited local calls – you can also make up to 15 international calls (to certain countries) at no cost!

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Upon check-in, the welcome drink is a chilled bottle of Singapore Sling, a nice way to ease yourself into this dynamic neighbourhood. Within spitting distance of the hotel, wining and dining opportunities include some of the very best in town– the stellar Restaurant Andre is right next door. Other recommended choices nearby include Esquina, Burnt Ends, The Study, the Cufflink Club and Potato Head Folk. Alternatively, enjoy the fine Chinese cuisine available at Jing restaurant on the ground floor.

Swimming Pool

New Majestic Hotel, 31 Bukit Pasoh Road, tel: 6511 4700, newmajestic hotel.com



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Written by NOW!Singapore