By Luxury Geek
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When in Singapore, it would be wise to book yourself at the Ritz- Carlton. This luxury hotel boasts incredible views of Marina Bay. Its architecture has an imposing presence that can rival buildings within its proximity. This is due to the architect, Kevin Roche.
The Ritz-Carlton has 32-level structure that retains its distinctive geometric windows, with the tub right next to it to give off a more relaxed atmosphere. The inside of this hotel has a breathtaking mother of pearl-topped dome ceiling while the grand lobby, designed by none other than Hirsch Bedner, is as majestic as you would expect this hotel to be. Artworks that are eye-catching and exotic cars that pull up their driveway are living testaments to this place. Which is why this hotel attracts only the affluent people in the world.
There are a total of 608 rooms in this hotel. I find mine to be spacious and welcoming. Their bathrooms are marble-clad and the wall finish was smooth, like silk. And who could forget the windows I mentioned earlier? Ours had the view of the Ferris Wheel across the Bay. There are 26 rooms that are perfectly positioned and considered as the Premier Suites. Occupants of these rooms are offered amazing views - Marina Bay enclave and the Singapore Flyer. We requested for an upgrade on their Club Suite, which includes breakfast and a 3-tiered afternoon tea at the Club Lounge, with Wi-Fi, laundry service and an in-room Nespresso machine.
The hotel also boasts of 3 restaurants and a lounge. If you are a food-lover, do not be discouraged just yet. There is a Japanese high-end dining called Shiraishi, a Cantonese cuisine called Summer Pavilion and Singapore's best-themed buffet, Greenhouse. Greenhouse offers vintage champagne brunch every Sundays. If you are after light meals, afternoon teas or cocktails, you should head out to Chihuly Lounge.
As for their rates, it ranges from $330 to $601 per night for the deluxe rooms. I highly recommend you call the hotel for the suites' rates since they vary and are always harder to book.