Best 5-star luxury hotels to stay in Singapore for the “Crazy Rich Asian” Experience

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Singapore is one of the main locations in Kevin Kwan’s “Crazy Rich Asian” and the extravagant tale features some prominent places in Singapore like Gardens by the Bay, Marina Bay Sands, and fancy hotels. Are you looking for a luxurious hotel to pamper yourself? If you have deep pockets, you can choose from a wide selection of posh hotels that provide 5-star experiences from opulent rooms to indulgent facilities like infinity pools. Here’s a luxe guide to the top 5-star hotels in Singapore for a taste of the “Crazy Rich Asian” lifestyle!


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One of the most recognizable 5-star hotels in Singapore is Marina Bay Sands or also known as MBS Hotel. Dominating the skyline of the city, this hotel is a top favorite of travelers who want to enjoy the excitement and luxury in Singapore. Some of the facilities that you can enjoy at MBS Hotel: the world’s largest Infinity pool, observation deck, well-known restaurants, and rooftop bar. You can also pamper yourself with the spa and massage facilities. Around the MBS Hotel, you can visit the MBS casino, Sands Expo and Convention Center Singapore, and many high-end retail shops. Head out further and you’ll find the Merlion standing proud at the mouth of the Singapore River and delectable hawker food at Makansutra Glutton’s Bay. Bayfront MRT Station is the nearest station to access MBS.

Address: 10 Bayfront Ave, Singapore 018956


Capella Singapore is one of the most prestigious hotels in Singapore. The hotel was in the limelight during the Trump-Kim summit in 2018. Sitting on a knoll on the island, the elegant hotel welcomes guests with top-notch hospitality. The sprawling hotel has 112 rooms, suites, and villa spread over massive grounds. Wander through the visually-stunning hotel and admire how the colonial architecture is blended harmoniously with the modern structure in the midst of lush nature. This hotel has 3 outdoor pools and multiple award-winning spas for your enjoyment. The hotel excels in providing bespoke services and there are Capella Culturists who are happy to arrange special experiences like cooking masterclasses and cocktail sessions.
Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, 098297


Photo Credit: Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa

Experience the French way of living in Sofitel Singapore Sentosa Resort & Spa. This hotel is one of the hidden gems located on the southern edge of Sentosa Island. Guests can indulge in onsite facilities like spa services, fitness center, outdoor pool, and restaurants. A top getaway destination for couples, the hotel is a luxurious haven for rest and relaxation. You can choose from their Parisian-themed rooms like luxury rooms, luxury gardens, and stunning suites. During your stay, you may bump into their resident peacocks!

Address: 2 Bukit Manis Rd, Sentosa, 099891


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Nestled in Resorts World Sentosa, Hotel Michael is a gorgeous 5-star hotel with fun and hip design aesthetics influenced by Michael Graves, a well-known American architect. The hotel prioritizes the concept of art with interior design, color selection, furniture, and mesmerising art decorations. This artistic hotel has many types of room to cater to your needs– from deluxe room to mega suites like the presidential suite (235 sqm) and the Merlion suite (260sqm). There are many amazing facilities like a free form pool and services like buggy rides and free shuttle buses. Don’t miss out dining in TungLok Heen restaurant situated in the hotel.

Address: 8 Sentosa Gateway, Hotel Michael, 098269 



Photo Credit: Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa is a contemporary luxury hotel that boasts over 140 rooms, suites, villas, and mansions. This hotel is perfect if you are planning a longer vacation. Check into one of the pool villas–these gorgeous colonial style buildings come with private pool. The hotel is lit by gentle sunlight throughout the day and you can enjoy relaxing time in the spacious room with your loved ones. The hotel is also close to attractions on the Sentosa island like Universal Studios Singapore. In addition, this hotel offers attractive special holiday packages at affordable prices. Check out Traveloka for special deals!

Address: Sentosa Island, 1 Larkhill Rd, 099394


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Next up is Oasia Resort Sentosa, which is located just 15 minutes from Singapore’s central business district. This idyllic hotel pampers you with luxurious and modern facilities. The hotel’s comprehensive facilities cater to families and it’s also a favorite for couples, especially for honeymoon vacations. There’s a whooping 191 suites and rooms decorated with elements integrated with nature. The hotel focuses on wellness and they offer unlimited complimentary fitness and mindful activities. Enjoy visiting the attractions around the hotel like the Oasia Spa, Siloso Beach, Madame Tussauds, and AJ Hackett Sentosa–all of which are within walking distance.

Address: 23 Beach View, Palawan Ridge Sentosa Island, 098679

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