15 hotels and resorts in Sentosa for the perfect staycation

Sentosa, or better known as Singapore’s offshore playground, is popular amongst tourists and locals alike. It is one of the city-state’s landmarks where people flock to, looking for giant theme parks, attractions and pristine stretches of sand and clear water.

We know how tough choosing a location for your stay will be – and if you’re looking for the best accommodations around, keep reading! Here are 15 of the best hotels to stay at, whether you’re visiting Sentosa from the other side of the world or just enjoying a short stay-cation away from the busy city life.

1. Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa

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Shangri-La’s Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa is the only beachfront resort in Singapore that’s just a quick drive to the city centre, via the hotel’s complimentary shuttle. Looking for a fun day filled with activities to do in the comfort of your hotel? Ideal for families, Shangri-La organises many water sports activities to take advantage of its proximity to the stretches of clear water.

Some of their best features include:

  • Amazing buffet spread
  • The Cool Zone (one of the largest kid’s clubs on the island)
  • Free shuttle service to the city areas
  • CHI, The Spa

Shangri-la Rasa Sentosa Resort & Spa, 101 Siloso Road, Sentosa, Singapore 098970, p. 6275 0100

2. Equarius Hotel

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One of five hotels belonging to the sprawling, family-friendly Resorts World Sentosa complex, Equarius Hotel is the most tranquil of the bunch. Despite being near Universal Studios Singapore, Its picturesque location borders the natural rainforest; which matches the green philosophy the grand hotel follows. The average room is huge and luxurious with rates to match, so you won’t have to worry about burning a hole in your wallet.

Some of their best features include:

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Airy cocktail lounge
  • Access to facilities of sister hotels (such as Hotel Michael)
  • Complimentary valet parking

Equarius Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

3. Capella Singapore

Capella Singapore
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A resort with a prime location in Sentosa, Capella Singapore is hidden within acres of lush tropical forest but is still within walking distance to the beach and just a short drive from Marina Bay and Orchard Road. For the ultimate experience of luxury, Capella Singapore would be THE place to go.

Some of their best features include:

  • Gorgeous, cascading swimming pools
  • 24-hour buggy service around the whole facility
  • Modern Mediterranean restaurant
  • The award-winning Auriga Spa,

Capella Singapore, 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098297, p. 6377 8888

4. W Singapore

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W Hotel takes the cake for creating the best party mood. Take a dip in the glamorous WET pool that’s equipped with 24 underwater speakers blasting house beats; and at nightfall, enjoy a tipple as their nightly resident DJ spins a sleek mix at the lounge. Great for nightlife and hosting birthday parties, this hotel is not only affordable but also gives great things in return!

Some of their best features include:

  • Whatever/Whenever® service, which assists you in whatever plans you may have
  • More than 1,500 square meters of meeting and event space
  • FIT Gym
  • W Shuttle Bus

W Singapore – Sentosa Cove, 21 Ocean Way, Singapore 098374, p. 6808 7288

5. Hard Rock Hotel

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Rock and roll-themed, Hard Rock Hotel is a massive (and loud) hall of fame for musicians, with each floor dedicated to different artists including Pearl Jam and Red Hot Chili Peppers. At night, you’ll be able to look out of your window and see it dotted with stars – only to find out they’re Singapore’s famous cable cars. Hard Rock is well-known for attracting young people looking for nightlife, but it’s also popular with families that want to be close to Universal Studios.

Some of their best features include:

  • On Sentosa Island near Universal Studios, casinos, and golf courses
  • Spacious rooms with rock memorabilia, flat-screen TVs, and iPod docks (great for themed parties)
  • Gorgeous pools, one with a swim-up bar and an artificial beach
  • Big, modern fitness center with updated machines and free weights
  • Lively bar on-site

Hard Rock Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

6. Hotel Michael

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Hotel Michael is a tribute to American architect Michael Graves, whose firm designed the entire complex. Its sophisticated gallery-like vibe will have you feeling like you’re in a art museum. The modern rooms double as showcases of Graves’ signature style, from wall murals down to the mosaic shower tiles. As far as aesthetics goes, Hotel Michael does it best – its great for your next Instagram post. Hashtag #iwokeuplikethis.

Some of their best features include:

  • Closest to Universal Studios Singapore
  • Access to shared amenities within Resorts World Sentosa
  • Lobby lounge bar
  • Outdoor pool and sundeck
  • Small fitness center
  • Free shuttle to ESPA (spa)
  • Free valet parking

Hotel Michael, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

7. Crockfords Tower

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Decked in red and gold of the finest fabrics and stately dark wood, its rooms – ranging from suites to villas – are certainly made for luxury with inbuilt steam rooms in the bathrooms, and a dedicated round-the-clock butler at your beck and call. If you are looking for that ultimate pampering experience that will make you feel as if you’re whisked away into an alternative universe where you are royalty.

Some of their best features include:

  • Proximity to the casino
  • Garden
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Outdoor pool
  • Complimentary buffet breakfast served daily
  • Round-the-clock assistance at the reception

Crockfords Tower, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

8. Sofitel Singapore

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To relax, and re-energise, Sofitel Resort & Spa will give you the serene getaway you deserve. Located near Tanjong beach, Sofitel Singapore is on the quieter side of Sentosa, overlooking the curve of the South China Sea. However, it doesn’t fall short on the entertainment side either – the hotel boasts several facilities that we’re pretty sure you’ll love.

Some of their best features include:

  • Three restaurants and a bar with live music; 24-hour room service
  • Buffet breakfast includes Western and Asian options
  • Fitness centre, mountain bikes, tennis courts, and volleyball
  • Relaxing So SPA, housed in a 19th-century building
  • Seven event and meeting facilities
  • Shuttle bus to and from VivoCity Shopping Mall and Paragon Shopping Centre
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Gorgeous garden grounds and live peacocks

9. Le Meridien Sentosa

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For an affordable price, you get to check into a ritzy suite with a staircase that leads down to – wait for it – your own private Japanese styles soaking tubs at Le Meridien. Located right across the street from the monorail and Resort World, Le Meridien Sentosa will make exploring a breeze. This is another getaway location on our list that exhumes colonial vibes; the Historic Heritage Wing is housed in a restored colonial building. Super cool.

Some of their best features include:

  • Gorgeous outdoor infinity pool
  • Buffet restaurant with contemporary European and Asian cuisine
  • Afternoon tea lounge and a whiskey bar
  • 24-hour fitness center with wood floors, modern equipment
  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting rooms with space for up to 180 guests
  • Free Wi-Fi

Le Meridien Singapore Sentosa, 23 Beach View, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098679, p. 6818 3388

10. Siloso Beach Resort

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Siloso Beach Resort Sentosa is the only eco-resort on an island crowded with modern luxury properties. Built around the existing landscape, the open-air, the hotel has an outdoor pool filled with 100% natural spring water and attractive rooms with lots of wooden accents. Located right across Siloso Beach, this is the best place to stay if you plan to hit the beaches of Singapore with your loved ones.

Some of their best features include:

  • Located on a tram stop for easy access to island attractions
  • Rooftop suites with hydrotherapy tubs, and eco-friendly villas
  • Open-air cafe and bar
  • Rooftop herb and vegetable garden
  • 24-hour fitness center

Siloso Beach Resort, 51 Imbiah Walk, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099538, p. 6722 3333

11. Ocean Suites

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True to its name, the view at Ocean Suites is unparalleled in Singapore. The 2-floor suite boasts a floor-to-ceiling viewing panel of S.E.A Aquarium – imagine waking up to sharks, manta rays, and other marine creatures. A tip would be to wear red while staring into the glass panels; it is said that the fishes (especially the manta rays) are extremely attracted to the color. Be it an adult or a child, how could anyone not marvel at this wondrous place?

Some of their best features include:

  • 24/7 butler on call service
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Buggy pick-up service
  • Big and spacious (great for birthday parties!)

Ocean SuitesResorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

12. Beach Villas Sentosa

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8 minutes from the beach, the luxurious Resort World Sentosa- Beach Villas boasts of an exquisite series of secluded tropical sanctuaries, spectacular views, personal butlers and luxurious comforts for that well-earned getaway or a romantic escapade. It is well-located within Resorts World Sentosa, which houses Universal Studios Singapore, the S.E.A. Aquarium™, and Adventure Cove Waterpark™.

Some of their best features include:

  • Transport Buggies
  • 24-hour butler service
  • Gym facilities
  • 5-star ESPA
  • Complimentary day access to the facilities at ESPA (including the Vitality Pool, Forest Onsen-style Pool, Rock Sauna and the Crystal Steam Room.

Beach Villas, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899

13. Festive Hotel

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For families with children, Festive Hotel would be your choice. Part of the massive Resorts World Sentosa entertainment complex, it is the most family-friendly of all its sister hotels. From its magical decor to its outdoor playground, the hotel is thoroughly designed with children in mind. For adults without children, we recommend looking to the more secluded Equarius Hotel or the Hotel Michael which is closer to more attractions and shared facilities.

Some of their best features include:

  • Access to shared amenities within Resorts World Sentosa
  • Large outdoor pool and hot tub with a wooden sun deck
  • Kiddy pool and play area
  • Kid-friendly atmosphere and amenities
  • Casual restaurant with kids’ menu and bento-style to-go options (so you can grab a quick bite)
  • Free parking

Festive Hotel, Resorts World Sentosa, 8 Sentosa Gateway, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098269, p. 6577 8899    

14. One°15 Marina Club

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For a getaway without any tourist hustle, a stay at this sleek hotel will suit you just fine. To take your holiday experience to another level, rent a yacht to explore the smattering of islands nearby. ONE°15 Marina has also received repeated recognition for its commitment to environmentalism. Get the best while reducing your carbon footprint here.

Some of their best features include:

  • Submerged pool bar (well-known for their Long Island Tea)
  • Designer infinity pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurants with spectacular views
  • Rentable yachts

ONE°15 Marina Club, #01-01, 11 Cove Drive, Sentosa Island, Singapore 098497., p. 6305 6988

15. Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa

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Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa is a sprawling retreat situated in the heart of the action at Sentosa Island; its a short walk from the beaches and attractions. Despite its vast size and strategic location, it has quite the peaceful atmosphere and retains a rustic charm with the old British colonial buildings.

Some of their best features include:

  • 24-hour e-concierge service
  • Fitness center + Yoga/Pilates studio
  • Tennis court
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 4 swimming pools (rooftop infinity pool, kids pool, outdoor pools)
  • Dedicated conference/event space

Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa, 1 Larkhill Road, Sentosa Island, Singapore 099394, p. 6825 3888