We have all been there – narrowing down our choices for accommodation down to a few but not making much progress.
Well, now that Village Hotel Katong is making a pivot towards long term stay with its alluring packages, you are surely in luck.
There is no need to break the bank while basking in the tropical weather as you holiday here in Singapore and take a respite from the buzzing city life.
Nothing simply beats a spacious and ultra comfortable suite that spans across 55 square metres, giving you sufficient space to do a little twirl dance to show how psyched you are for your trip to Singapore.
That’s beside the point as you get to live like a local; more specifically, eat, play and explore like a local at Village Hotel Katong and here’s why.
Immerse yourself in the local way of life at Village Hotel Katong
Be greeted with a keen sense of hospitality and warmth as you step into this flagship Village Hotel, whose decor signifies a cross between local Peranakan influences and contemporary elegance of its own.
Step into the suite and comfort is bound to be the first thing that comes to your mind.
The suite room certainly sets itself apart with a cosy living area that is truly inviting alongside a well-equipped kitchenette ensuite that comes replete with a full set of cooking utensils and cutlery.
There is even a communal table for four situated in a brightly-lit corner of the suite, which is well-positioned to give you a pretty good view of the overlooking skyline.
Apart from that, the kitchenette area comes with a fully functional washing machine, refrigerator as well as microwave for your daily needs.
Whether is it heating up leftover food from over-ordering at the dining table (as we all do while travelling) or simply fixing up a quick snack, this handy area has you covered.
For all you green enthusiasts out there, Village Hotel Katong is also an ardent supporter of protecting the Mother Earth.
Now you can hop on the bandwagon and do your part for the earth as you opt to reuse your towels by hanging them up.
Experience a distinctive stay with local influences
As an integral part of our local heritage, the Peranakan culture – whose descendants are affectionately known as Baba Nyonya, is reflected in the interior design of the suite. You will find that the pillow cases come with floral motifs that symbolise this rich hybrid of various ethnic traditions from Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore.
It doesn’t just stop there.
The hotel has displayed much attentiveness to details, where even the ornaments on display in the room align with the recurrent theme of this fascinating heritage that has been married with Portuguese, Dutch, Indonesian and Chinese influences.
It is hard not to wax lyrical about its beautifully adorned dressing mirror and sink area with towels conveniently placed below the bathroom counter.
Next to it, you will find a bathtub that is perfect for those nights where all you want to do is lift your feet up and soak in a bubble bath to your heart’s content.
Eat, play and explore a plethora of nearby local activities
Travellers would also be thrilled to know that Handy is available at Village Hotel Katong.
As its name suggests, this handy device will get you places here in Singapore with little to no fuss. You won’t have to worry about getting lost or taking ages just to find that local attraction. Besides, the hotel is at the epicentre of all the action happening at Katong so you will find your way in no time.
Further, Katong is a vibrant vicinity that touts of rich tapestry of time-honoured traditions and heritage such as authentic Peranakan cuisine. Expect drool-some Nyonya Dumplings at Kim Choo Kueh Chang (5 minutes’ walk from the hotel) or uncover more about the intriguing culture at Rumah Bee (5 minutes’ walk from the hotel).
There is also an enclave of happening hotspots that run the gamut from dining to entertainment for an exhilarating day of exploration like a local. Some noteworthy spots are 328 Laksa (3 minutes’ walk from the hotel) for the foodie in you, Sri Senpaga Vinayagar Temple (4 minutes’ walk from the hotel) for the cultural buff in you or simply 112 Katong Mall (4 minutes’ walk from the hotel) for some retail therapy.
Well, there is one thing you can’t go wrong – simply admire the scenic view you will be overlooking at your balcony amidst the breeze on a laid-back afternoon.
That is of course, if you need a little breather in between your local expeditions to a plethora of local tourist attractions and sightseeing spots abundant in Katong.
More bang for your bucks as you extend your stay
Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better, it does when you have a long stay at Village Hotel Katong (min. 7 nights).
From just SGD160++ per person per night* (min. 7 nights), travellers will be able to enjoy an entire host of perks:
- Accommodation in Superior Room with WiFi (higher category rooms available at additional fees)
- Dedicated pick-up from the airport to hotel
- $10 transport credits daily (inclusive of weekends)
- 4 pieces of laundry daily (non-accumulative) or access to laundry room (Village Hotel Changi only)
- Choice of daily buffet breakfast or a Starbucks card with $10 value
- A Pocket WiFi with unlimited local data
- $50 Far East Malls shopping vouchers weekly
- Choice of one activity every weekend from the following: Peranakan tour at Kim Choo Kueh Chang or Laksa treat at 328 Laksa
Bet you are tempted right now but hold your horses, there is even a greater deal for those looking at an even longer stay:
Introducing The Suite Experience – you can now relish the access to more living space and in-room amenities in the likes of a fully-equipped kitchenette and washer dryer for an extremely reasonable price.
The rates for Studio Apartment start from SGD5800 nett per person per month^ and SGD6200 nett per person per month^ for a 1-Bedroom Apartment.
When it comes to perks for this package, it is just as enticing:
- Daily breakfast at the Club Lounge or a Starbucks card with $10 value
- Exclusive access to the Club Lounge with all-day refreshments and evening cocktails & canapes from 6-8pm
- Complimentary WiFi
*Rates are subject to 10% service charge and 7% GST.
^Rates are inclusive of 10% service charge & 7% GST.
Village Hotel Katong
25 Marine Parade Singapore, 449536
For any enquiries, please contact the hotel at +65 6344 2200 or +65 6881 8888 for reservations.
Email: [email protected]
For more information, please head over here.