Working from home is passe, now you can consider working from ho***

It’s been a while since the Singapore Tourism Board gave the green light for a number of hotels to reopen for staycations. And needless to say, this growing list of splendid options has got us jumping for joy! AVENUE ONE has curated a list of staycation deals in Singapore if you are planning for a break.

But while hotel stays are typically devoted for the weekend to let loose and unwind, we’ve noticed a growing trend of hotels all over Singapore offering “Work-From-Hotel” packages. What’s that? Read on to find out if that’s just what you need!

What does it mean to work-from-hotel

Work is coming in hot as the economy kicks back up. The September school holidays are just around the corner. Meals are waiting to be prepared multiple times a day. And the WiFi’s suffering from the occasional breakdown from what seems to suspiciously be an overuse.

Everyone from young to old is home and there seems to be a lack of personal space for even an ounce of concentration, especially when work hours roll around. If that sounds like you, you probably can benefit from a little break from this chaos.

As the global pandemic continues to disrupt the rhythm of our everyday life, many of us are constantly in adaptation mode, with one of the massive changes being adjusting to the transformation of our homes into our workplace. While workplace restriction measures are working effectively to curb the spread of Covid-19, it wouldn’t hurt to dream of having a temporary distraction-free environment where household worries cease to exist.

Several hotels around Singapore are now offering special “Work-From-Hotel” packages allowing patrons to visit in the day (for example, 7am to 7pm), providing free-flow drinks, high speed WiFi, and even lunch, replicating your usual trip to the office – but made completely safe and a hundred times more luxurious!

Scroll through this list of hotels we’ve curated to see where you can get a wonderful change of scenery to tackle your work tasks!

Work-from-hotel packages to consider

1. Furama RiverFront

Starting us off is the quaint accommodation of Furama RiverFront and Furama City Centre, both located right in the heart of Singapore. Redefining hot desking with their expansive co-working area at the Waterfall Lounge, this newly renovated lobby features a spacious work environment furnished with the most comfortable seats and elegant fixtures for a relaxing makeshift office experience.

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If you’re worried about the feasibility of this new workplace, rest assured that Furama RiverFront has thought through it all. Besides free non-alcoholic beverages and high speed WiFi, the work-from-hotel package here also includes dining discounts and credits, concierge services (such as printing, mail handling and posting, and arranging courier), and even complimentary meeting spaces. They also provide your typical office supplies like presentation flip charts, whiteboards, and projectors, you’re sure to make incredible productivity gains in this peaceful and private work space.

This is available at S$15 a day or S$250 per month.

View this offer here for more details.

2. Crowne Plaza Hotel Changi Airport

If you stay in the East, we’ve got a world-class option for you! Winning World’s Best Airport Hotel by Skytrax a whopping six years in a row, Crowne Plaza Hotel is more than just a divine accommodation for tourists all around the world.

From now till 31 December 2020, make the hotel your own personal workplace for eight whole hours in the comfortable and well-appointed Deluxe Room for just S$160++. Enjoy additional benefits such as dining credits worth S$30, complimentary coffee, tea, and of course, high speed WiFi!

If you’re feeling the mid-day stifles, take a trip down to Jewel Changi Airport that’s just a stone’s throw away to explore a myriad of exciting food and shopping options to relax and refresh yourself, all without the hassle of an overnight stay!

Feeling a little fancier? Take your work-cation to the next level with a S$20++ upgrade to a Premier room and enjoy the comforts the 36 square meter room has to offer. Designed with nature inspired elements and a spacious work desk, stay productive and connected throughout your stay at Crowne Plaza.

View these offers here for more details.

3. InterContinental Singapore

Just in case you’re missing the hustle and bustle of the urban core, five-star luxury hotel InterContinental has launched three Work-From-Hotel packages to suit your every need. Merely minutes away from the CBD area and the arts, culture, and shopping scene, spend the earlier part of your day in ultimate functional comfort before unwinding to what the city centre has to offer.

Have a productive meeting with the Go Virtual Meeting Package, priced at S$85++ per person per day, by inviting your delegates of up to five persons to join in on the experience. Boost working morale by having snack boxes and bento lunches delivered right to their doorsteps on the day of the event to spread some cheer.

Complimentary use of high-speed internet, screen and LCD projector, laptop, and even an on-site support team are available upon request as well. What more could you need?

On top of the luxurious usage of the Heritage Suite from 7am to 7pm, tuck into a two-course set lunch at G Restaurant Awards of Excellence winner Ash & Elm when you book the Executive Package, priced at S$200++ per room, per day.

In-room amenities and Nespresso machine with five pods per day and TWG tea sachets available as well for that energy boost!

View these offers here for more details.

4. Fullerton Hotel Singapore & Fullerton Bay Hotel

Rest assured you’ll have all your needs met at these classic favourites that offer the most splendid of views for a refreshed state of mind to persevere on with the work week ahead. Offering flexible 12-hour usage from 7am to 11pm, definitely check out Fullerton Hotel Singapore and Fullerton Bay Hotel.

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Offering a quiet space and the utmost comfort to get your hustle on, complimentary in-room caffeine boosters will be made available with a fine selection of TWG teas and Nespresso coffees. Embark on a gastronomic exploration for lunch with complimentary dining credits to the hotel’s top-notch restaurants.

End off the day with a relaxing swim or invigorating workout, with access to the hotels’ first-rate pools and gyms anytime you’d like! We don’t know about you but we’ll certainly leave the day feeling more well-rested and accomplished.

Rates start at S$210 for Fullerton Hotel, and S$300 for the Fullerton Bay Hotel. Call in for more details!

5. Sofitel Singapore City Centre

Live the French style on your next work day with Sofitel Singapore City Centre’s two exclusive offers – the Work From Hotel Guest Room Package and the Work From Hotel Meeting Room Package.

Allow the French accommodation to present you with a dedicated working area, high-speed internet, maximum privacy, and premium amenities in the first Guest Room Package, with rates from S$190++ per person for eight hours. Choices of Luxury Room (King/Twin) and Prestige Suite available with your own time slot for your choosing, based on your work style between 7am and 7pm.

If that’s not enough, rent a conducive space for meeting from S$550++ for eight hours between 7am and 7pm with the Meeting Room Package, offering complimentary writing materials and the use of Whiteboards, flip charts, alongside energising refreshments.

And when you’re done with the day, dive right into the spectacular infinity pool to soak up some evening vibes with a view.

View these offers here for more details.

6. Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Looking for a good deal what won’t break the bank? Holiday Inn Singapore offers just that with the lowest prices starting from just S$150 nett per day for up to five pax. Hold your digital meetings in a lighter mood with a change of environment and work on daily tasks without the impending frustrations of household chores or parental duties.

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Lack of meeting tools at home? Reconnect with a well-appointed private meeting room with on-site technical support. At just S$150 nett per day for up to 5 pax, our Work from Hotel package includes complimentary Wi-Fi, free parking, refreshments and meeting equipment that will aid in delivering successful virtual presentations. Bento sets are available for order at S$8 nett per set. For more information, please contact – 📞: +65 6731 7176 💻: [email protected] Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is a SG Clean certified premise and we adhere to IHG's Way of Clean standard of cleanliness – ihg.com/cleanpromise. We'll keep you safe! #ihg #ihgrewardsclub #ihgwayofclean #ihgcleanpromise #holidayinn #workfromhotel

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For a smooth virtual presentation, on-site technical support will be on standby just for you! Complimentary parking, wifi, refreshments, and meeting equipment will be made available as well.

For lunch, indulge in convenient bento sets available for order at S$8 or visit the Atrium Restaurant for a quick bite.

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Undecided on which dish to order? Fret not. Savour our Western set that comes with 6 dishes – Beef Provencale Stew, Pan-seared Fish Fillet with Caper Lemon Butter, Pasta Aglio Olio & more. All for just $25++ per pax. Pay less for more! Book a table with Atrium Restaurant via our link in bio. See you soon! #halalcertified #foodsg #sgfood #sgfoodies #singapore #foodstagram #instafood #sgfoodie #foodie #sgeats #igsg #food #sgig #foodgasm #burpple #instafood_sg #instasg #foodphotography #hungrygowhere #whati8today #singaporefood #eatoutsg #singaporeinsiders #foodiesg #igfood #burpplesg #foodlover #delicious #sgcafe #instafoodsg

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For more information, contact 6731 7176 or [email protected]

7. Hotel Lyf Funan Singapore Ascott

For a customisable option, we’d recommend picking a day to spend at Hotel Lyf, conveniently located in newly renovated Funan Mall. Achieve that work-lyf-balance with your own private workspace with any of the two flexible packages at lyf Funan Singapore from only S$70++ per day!

Choose from One of a Kind, a 18-square meter studio perfect for two, priced at S$70 per day, or All Together, a two-bedroom apartment for productive small group meetings and collaborative discussions, priced at S$150 per day.

What else? To layer on some extra motivation, much needed when accomplishing tasks, top-up with add ons to enjoy the convenience of a bento box lunch delivery, catch a power nap in the hotel’s snooze rooms or wind down with an array of alcoholic beverage selection.

Day use hours are from 9am to 7pm only, with the inclusion of high-speed wifi to stream all your digital meetings without interruptions. Private ensuite bathroom, stationery kit, coffee or tea, and local snacks will also be provided.

View these offers here for more details.

8. Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel

We’ve got another five-star dream hotel on the list for the most opulent work day ever. Power through the much-dreaded Monday blues with a work-cation at iconic Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel from as little as S$120 per day!

Enjoy the WFH comfort offered by well-appointed guest rooms from 7am to 7pm without the frustrations of daily life. Besides complimentary in-room drinks service, enjoy an extravagant lunch without spending a bomb with 30% off F&B, including a lavish in-room dining experience.

Indulge in award-winning Cantonese classics by Wan Hao master chefs or French haute cuisine at three Michelin Star restaurant Les Ami that’s just a street away.

Finally, pamper yourself after a hard day of work with a refreshing swim or an energising gym session. Do remember to make an appointment as strict Covid-19 regulations are in place to ensure patrons’ utmost safety!

Do also note that a maximum of one guest is allowed per room for this package.

View more details on Work-From-Hotel bookings with Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel here.

9. Hotel G

If you’re one who works better under pressure but would love to find a way to beat stress, this endearing option might just work for you. Situated in the bustling downtown core of Singapore, Hotel G is the quintessential lifestyle hotel custom designed to reflect the cosmopolitan rhythms of the city. Keep up with the pace whilst putting your feet up!

Perhaps the most popular daycation available in Singapore, offering a relaxing stay from 7am to 7pm, the Hustle & Grind package includes a multitude of benefits, from free-flow coffee, tea, and juices throughout your 12-hour stay to a double dose of snack boxes for that extra push.

Not to mention complimentary breakfast and set lunch as well as two glasses of house pour wine from Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar. We’ll take this great deal any time of the week!

However, this S$90++ package is strictly for one. Feel free to bring along a companion after 7pm with a top-up of S$50++ to turn your day into an overnight stay.

Due to the limited number of rooms and an overwhelming demand for this highly-popular package, Hotel G is currently fully booked. Do call in to check out its next availability.

10. Capri by Fraser Changi City Singapore

While meeting spaces and conference facilities have always been offered by Capri by Freser, these rooms might be more relevant now than before since many of us are suffering from a bit of cabin fever.

With three meeting and conference spaces available (Pow-Wow and The Pod 1 and 2), level-up company meetings in luxury with state-of-the-art technology supported by complimentary high-speed wifi.

Meeting packages include complimentary drinks and lunch meals, as well as interactive glass walls for Pow-Wow and The Pod 1 rooms to enhance your conferences.

View these offers here for more details. Availability subjected to changes.

11. Bonus: Ascott Orchard & Raffles Place Singapore

Something we’re definitely keeping our eye on for the rest of our WFH period is the Ascott Hotels in Singapore.

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[Work in Residence] Reinvent your remote work experience with the ‘𝐍𝐞𝐰 𝐍𝐨𝐫𝐦𝐚𝐥 𝐇𝐨𝐦𝐞 𝐎𝐟𝐟𝐢𝐜𝐞’ package at participating properties in Malaysia. Rates from RM129*, inclusive of apartment space rental from 9am to 5pm daily, along with complimentary Wi-Fi and full usage of leisure and fitness amenities. *Terms & conditions apply Get ready to rediscover a new way of working at participating properties in Malaysia. Power up and stay connected today! Discover your private work space in more cities around the world with Work in Residence via link in Instagram story or visit the-ascott.com/work-in-residence. Book now using the promotional code WORKSPACE and earn ASR points. #DiscoverASR #AscottMalaysia #Ascott #Citadines #Somerset #WorkInResidence #ServicedApartment #WorkFromHome #HomeOffice #DayStay

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[Work in Residence] Ascott opens a window on a new way of working in Japan. Here are 4 ways you can power up your remote work experience when you book the 𝐃𝐚𝐲𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐲 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧, available at participating properties in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka: 💡 𝗣𝗲𝗿𝗳𝗼𝗿𝗺 𝗮𝘁 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗯𝗲𝘀𝘁. Work efficiently with peace of mind in your own private workspace – quiet, spacious and away from the crowds. 💻 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘆 𝗰𝗼𝗻𝗻𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗲𝗱. Connect virtually with your clients – we have everything you need, from an equipped work desk to complimentary Wi-Fi. 🍵 𝗥𝗲𝗰𝗵𝗮𝗿𝗴𝗲 𝗯𝗲𝘁𝘄𝗲𝗲𝗻 𝗺𝗲𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴𝘀. Savour a hot drink from your complimentary tea set while taking in fantastic views of the city. 🏙 𝗦𝘁𝗮𝘆 𝘄𝗶𝘁𝗵𝗶𝗻 𝗿𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵. Enjoy the flexibility of being centrally located in key business districts like Marunouchi, Shinjuku, Namba and Shimogyo. Book the 𝐃𝐚𝐲𝐭𝐢𝐦𝐞 𝐒𝐭𝐚𝐲 𝐏𝐥𝐚𝐧 from JPY3,750++* per day at participating properties in Japan. Rates inclusive of apartment space rental from 9am to 6pm daily and additional perks. *Terms & conditions apply. Discover your private workspace in more cities around the world with 𝐖𝐨𝐫𝐤 𝐢𝐧 𝐑𝐞𝐬𝐢𝐝𝐞𝐧𝐜𝐞 via link in Instagram Stories or visit the-ascott.com/work-in-residence. Book now using the promotional code 𝐖𝐎𝐑𝐊𝐒𝐏𝐀𝐂𝐄 and earn ASR points. #DiscoverASR #AscottJapan #Ascott #Citadines #Somerset #WorkInResidence #ServicedApartment #WorkFromHome #HomeOffice #DayStay #wfh #アスコット #シタディーン #サマセット #サービスアパートメント 📷 : @jung_hayul

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Having launched in several Asia countries from Thailand to Japan, the Work in Residence programme is available for daytime stays, offering affordable rates for rental from 9am to 6pm alongside F&B perks and amenities.

Although this package has yet to reach Singapore shores, we’re definitely checking back to Ascott’s social media pages in anticipation!

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