With the June school holidays upon us and year-end holidays coming up next, it’s never too early to think about your next family trip. However, planning family vacations can be a tedious task. If you’ve ever spent hours scrolling through numerous websites for information, prices, and reviews — we feel you! We’re here to make things a little easier for you when planning and booking a family staycation in Singapore. From hotels with kids clubs, to themed family hotel rooms, we’ve shortlisted 10 of the best children-friendly hotels in Singapore. You can use this list time and time again when planning your family vacations!
Where to stay on your next family staycation in Singapore?
- Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
- D’Resort @ Downtown East
- Ritz-Carlton Millenia
- Shangri La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
- Festive Hotel at Resorts World Sentosa
- Furama Riverfront
- Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
- Pan Pacific Singapore
- Gallop Kranji Farm Resort
10 best staycation hotels for kids & families in Singapore
1. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
Want to ensure squeals of delight from your kids? Book a stay at one of Shangri-La Hotel’s themed family suites for your next family staycation in Singapore. Your kids can have adventures in underwater worlds, roam a safari, or slay dragons from a castle, right in their very own room. A range of kid amenities are available, and each suite can be connected to a Family Deluxe Room to accommodate larger families. A pantry on the family floor gives you access to appliances like washing machines, dryers, diapers, bath toys, and potties.
A stay in Shangri-La Hotel’s themed family suite also includes unlimited access to buds by Shangri-La. With slides, climbing structures, foam ball guns, graffiti walls, and music studios, they may never want to leave!
2. D’Resort @ Downtown East
Looking for an outdoorsy family staycation in Singapore? Venture east of Singapore to this nature-inspired resort. D’Resort @ Downtown East is nestled in the lush greenery of Pasir Ris Park. Kids can spend their days playing on Pasir Ris Beach or discovering local wildlife in the nearby mangrove. With bike rental services available, the whole family can also discover the surrounding areas on bicycles. The resort also has an integrated water park and offers a range of children-friendly activities such as urban farming lessons and kayaking.
D’Resort @ Downtown East offers two themed family rooms. You can choose between a stay in an Amazonian Jungle or Underwater themed room. Themed family rooms come with a queen size bed, a bunk bed, and a special treasure box for the children to unlock for welcome treats.
3. Ritz-Carlton Millenia
The Ritz-Carlton Millenia features a curated Ritz Kids experience that makes it one of the best hotels for kids. Book the In-Room Camping experience on your next family staycation in Singapore. Kids can camp in the sleeping tent, which includes a single mattress, pillow, and duvet. Guests between the ages of 4 to 12 can roam the hotel lobby with their Adventurer Passport, collecting animal stamps that they can redeem for a free scoop of ice cream. The hotel also has a kid-friendly play area with games, books, and toys. For a family movie night, complimentary DVDs are also available. What’s more, young guests can also expect a Ritz-Kids welcome gift!
4. Capella Hotel
If theme parks are high up on your kids’ wish lists, check out Capella hotel’s “Family Stay and Play” offer. Along with your choice of accommodation, the package includes Universal Studio Singapore tickets for up to two adults and two children (4 to 2 years old). You’ll also get daily breakfasts for two adults and two children. You’ll never get bored with a free in-room movie evening with popcorn, and access to a library of DVDs/CDs, board games, and more. On weekends, the hotel offers family-friendly activities such as canvas painting and family yoga. If you’ve had enough of staying indoors, take the kids and head out to explore the rest of Sentosa island. Parents will also be glad to know that a babysitting service is available upon request!
5. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa
For some sun, sand, and sea on your next family staycation in Singapore, head over to Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort and Spa. Check yourself into a Family Garden Room, deliberately located on the ground floor with easy access to the hotel’s swimming pools and kids clubs. Children’s amenities are provided with the room, and up to two kids under the age of 6 can enjoy buffet meals for free when accompanied by a dining adult.
If you’re looking for a hotel with a kids club, Shangri-La Rasa Sentosa is home to one of the largest children’s clubs around. The Toots Club is suitable for children ages 5 to 12 years. The Mini Toots Club is reserved for little ones under 5 years old. Babysitting and childcare services are also available for toddlers above 2 years of age.
6. Festive Hotel at Resorts World Sentosa
Festive Hotel at Resorts World Sentosa has specially designed Deluxe Family Rooms that offer utmost comfort for you and your little ones. The room is fitted with a king-sized bed, a sofa bed, and features a unique loft bed for extra sleeping space. Kid-tailored bathrobes are available upon request. The hotels’ Kids Club is open to children 3 years old and above and has a range of programmes and activities to keep your children entertained whilst you take a little time out for yourself.
Sentosa island also has other family-friendly activities that will be sure to keep your young ones entertained. Universal Studios will easily fill your days with theme-park fun. KidZania is a unique indoor theme park with a replica of a real town where kids can learn and have fun through role-playing. You can even experience the thrill of skydiving without jumping out of a plane at iFly Singapore’s indoor wind tunnel.
7. Furama Riverfront
If you like the idea of fun themed family rooms for your next family staycation in Singapore, you’ll find a few more at Furama Riverfront. Choose from castle, underwater, and pirate-themed rooms that accommodate up to 2 adults and 2 children. An Xbox console is also included in each room which means endless hours of gaming fun. Pool toys are available for kids at the hotel’s outdoor swimming pool. The hotel’s playroom, PAWS, will keep your young ones entertained with activities like the Dome Climber and Legos.
In addition, a safari-themed indoor playground is located nearby. Waka Waka is suitable for kids aged 5-14 and is great for your hyperactive youngsters to unleash some energy. The playground features play areas, an adventure course, and a toddler area.
8. Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
The Four Seasons Hotel Singapore is a great choice for a family staycation in Singapore with a mix of city action and nature. Conveniently located in the retail heart of Singapore, the hotel is only a short walk away from the best malls and shops on Orchard road. To escape into nature, the Singapore Botanic Gardens and National Orchid Gardens are only 15-20 minutes’ walk from the hotel. On the northern tip of the Botanic Gardens lies the Jacob Ballas Children’s Garden. You’ll find a green play space for kids to learn and come to love the natural world.
The Four Seasons Hotel also features a family pool that will provide hours of splashing fun. They also offer babysitting services, complimentary meals for children under 4, DVD rentals, video games, child-size room slippers and robes, and a brochure with the best kid activities to do around Singapore.
9. Pan Pacific Singapore
Pan Pacific Singapore has introduced a new package for families staying with them. The Great Fun-mily Escapade features newly refreshed thematic rooms including cute bedding sheets for children, a tepee tent they can play in, soft toys, and kid amenities packed into a little travel luggage for the young vacationers. Child-sized bathrobes and slippers, as well as bath toys, are also available to make bath-time a little more fun for both kiddies and parents. Complimentary breakfast is included in your stay for two adults and two children.
To keep your young ones entertained on your family staycation in Singapore, the hotel has a children’s playground and jungle gym that guarantee lots of fun playtime. Kids can also win special treats on the weekend treasure hunts planned by the hotel.
10. Gallop Kranji Farm Resort
To give your kids a taste of old-school kampong life (with modern comforts of course), check into Gallop Kranji Farm Resort for your next family staycation in Singapore. Located in a rare pocket of natural countryside in Kranji, this local farm stay experience offers tours of different plant and wildlife farms. Children will have many opportunities to interact with animals too, with kid-friendly activities like pony rides, bottle koi feeding, and prawn fishing to keep them busy throughout the day.
After a day of fun, head back to your Family Suite for some R&R. The suite sleeps up to 8 people comfortably and is fitted with a kitchen, living room, jacuzzi, steam room, and BBQ pit to make the most of your family time together.
How to use Skyscanner’s hotel search
- Go to the Skyscanner Singapore Hotels Search page. You can also reach this from the home page by clicking on the “Hotels” tab.
- Enter your preferred hotel’s name or destination. Skyscanner’s hotel search can pull up results for accommodation options nearest to a particular destination.
- Then, input your dates of stay, number of guests, and number of rooms needed.
- Click the Search button.
- Sort the results using the dropdown menu at the top left corner of the page. You can also filter results based on price, star ratings, guest ratings, popularity, meal plan types, and more.
- Click “See Details” to discover more about a particular hotel.
- If you’re ready to book, click “View Deals” on the hotel page. You’ll be taken to deal sites to complete your booking.
With that, you’re on your way to an excellent family staycation in Singapore! In case you need more ideas, check out Skyscanner’s staycations guide for every occasion.
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Originally published on 30 May 2019. Any prices are lowest estimated prices only at the time of publication and are subject to change and/or availability.