Do you want to send a ticket to Singapore Little India (one-time) for a free ticket to buy or sell a repository? Or just need an uncluttered refuge to unwind after a tiring day exploring all the nooks and crannies of Singapore
Then the Grand Mercure Roxy hotel is on the lookout.
Grand Mercure Roxy hotel
Situated in the city of Katong’s rich history in Peranakan culture, the Grand Mercure Roxy hotel is located in a 4-star hotel located in the city center for tourists and locals.
What is Peranakan you can ask. This lineage is made up of descendants of Chinese immigrants who traveled to the Malay Archipelago and British Malaysia, now known as Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore, in the 15th and 17th centuries. Over the years and years ago, there has been a unique cultural development in the Chinese, Malaise, Indian and European cultures.
The Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel is located in a variety of neighborhoods where many tourists, families, couples, and couples live in the world.
In the vicinity of Katong, there is the famous Katong Laksa, many picturesque pubs and small cafes, and of course the rich Peranakian culture. Situated near the Katong Laksa is the Sri Senpaga Vinayagar temple, a magnificent Indian temple filled with murals.
You will be spoiled for choice when it comes to catering, as there are Rabbit Carrot Gun, the Sinpopo, the Thai Mookata, the traditional Thunder Tea Rice, etc. There is also Nine Thirty, a bistro on the Awfully Chocolate team. Being a total Gemini, it is literally the best and the worst thing for me, because of the variety and the indecision.
Right across from Nine Thirty is Katong 112, where you can get your film fix and pretty little stores like Naiise where they showcase local and other designers. There is also a hot yoga studio if you wish, but only for women.
On the other side of the hotel is the Parkway Parade shopping center where you can get all your major international brands with over 250 specialty stores and department stores. Think of Marks and Spencer, Crabtree and Evelyn, Etude House, etc. Oh yes, go shopping.
It is a short walk from East Coast Park, where there are plenty of recreational activities to do, such as an outdoor barbecue session, relaxing on the beach or roller skating, and more. The East Coast Park Food Center is also located there, where you can choose from a wide selection of delicious local dishes.
If you are a tourist and are worried about the location of the hotel and travel issues, don’t worry. The Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel is very accessible from and to Changi Airport because there is a free airport shuttle that runs half an hour every day from 7:00 a.m. to 2:00 a.m., ensuring you arrive at the airport in 15 minutes. It is also 10 to 20 minutes from most attractions like Gardens By The Bay, Orchard Road, the National Museum, and the Flyer.
The Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel has 576 rooms and suites, from $ 322 ++ for a 32-square-meter superior room to $ 502 + + for a studio suite, depending on the periods requested.
Guests staying in executive rooms and suites will enjoy exclusive services in the executive lounge, which I will come back to later, for now, let’s focus on check-in. Customers are also entitled to personalized service and private check-in, which makes the whole process much faster.
There is a Wave Cafe in the lobby, where you can have a cuppa joe while waiting for your check-in or enjoy a nice slice of cake baked internally by their own pastry shop.
Oh yes in the bedroom. As I am staying in the Studio Suite, I naturally have the right to access the Executive Lounge, which no, I am not explaining it yet because I am very focused on letting you know how spacious and comfortable.
Definitely more than enough for a couple, it’s a dream room for two to snuggle under the fluffy comforter while watching TV or whispering sweet things. Alternatively, if you are with a friend and the latter is not a choice, you can also play board games on the bed, it is always very comfortable.
There is also a sitting area for when you don’t feel like lying on a bed.
The bathroom is very spacious, with two sinks, a bathtub, and a shower and a separate toilet. You can choose to save time and take a bath simultaneously while another takes a shower, or better yet, save water and take a bath together. I mean only if it’s not too weird to do it.
Do not forget to bring candles and rose petals for a romantic atmosphere. Go crazy, go wild.
The hotel provides the soap, dental kit, towels, and shower caps you may need, but you’ll be surprised how many hotels lack dental kits.
Believe me, I was panicking just before I got to the hotel because I forgot my toothbrush and I had far too many times a situation where I had to go out and hunt for my own toothbrush in a convenience store. Well, all of my worries have been allayed, very pleased with that.
I was not kidding when I said it was spacious at 52 m². In addition, the room is equipped with tea and coffee making facilities, in-room mini-bar, cable TV, sprinkler and smoke detector, hairdryer, hairdryer, ” an iron and board, electrical and power outlets, a safe and a telephone with an international direct line. Well, it was a bite, but I just wanted you to know.
On the 4th floor is the terrace of the outdoor swimming pool, the laundromat, the 24-hour fitness center, gym for all muscular rats, and the Breez Bistro. Here at the pool you can put on scintillating suntan lotion and cook as you please or take a dip and sip a pina colada because you want it.
Breez Bistro offers beers, wine, and spirits for excellent accompaniment during a moment of relaxation. They also offer a selection of dishes for when you are too hungry for anything that swims or anything really.
The bistro now offers a 4-course lunch menu at $ 32 ++ and a 4-course dinner at $ 42 ++, where both meals include a soup, an aperitif, a main course, and a dessert.
Lunch and dinner are just about perfect for a meal that doesn’t require you to leave the hotel premises. It definitely comes from the very lazy side of me.
The staff at Breez Bistro were very polite and the service was ok. They made sure I got the drink I wanted and continued to check if there was anything else they could help me with. With service like that, I felt a bit like a princess.
Feast @ East Buffet Restaurant
On the 3rd floor is the Feast @ East Buffet Restaurant, where you can stuff your face with dishes from different cuisines such as Chinese, Malaysian, Indian, Eurasian, and of course Peranakan.
Oh, the long-awaited executive lounge. Located on the 17th floor of the hotel. Here you can have your free breakfast from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. and evening drinks with appetizers from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
Coffee, tea, and juices are available everywhere with free two-hour use of the meeting room in the Executive Lounge. It is also equipped with iMac and printing facilities when you desperately need to print a ticket to enter the wonderland you are heading to.
You can also leave the lounge from 7 am to 11 pm at your convenience and…. request for late check-out until 4 p.m. Sleep, yes. Although it is, of course, subject to the availability of the hotel.
On the 2nd floor of the Grand Mercure hotel is Jia Wei, a Cantonese restaurant with a refined decoration that serves traditional dim sum and other oriental dishes that emanate a feeling of home cooking, hence the name of the restaurant.
They recently revised their menu with the welcome of their new chef, Victor.
The new menu promises more oriental dishes that will evoke a feeling of conviviality. Other dishes include traditional oriental dishes such as fish soup and the chef’s superior fish mouth, fresh shrimp served with 2 signature sauces, fried eggplant garnished with pork silk, pork belly slowly cooked with l yam in Claypot and of course, fresh garoupa fish prepared according to your preferences.
Executive breakfast set A ($ 38.80 per person, min 2 people). There is a selection of dim sum and served here are the usual suspects: Har Gow, Siew Mai, Fried Prawn Dumpling, and Fried Beancurd Rolls with Crawns. The dim sum is delicious and goes well with the chili.
King-style breaded shrimps with Sze Chuan sauce. The shrimps are juicy and the sauce is rich in flavor.
Mushroom braised Ee-Fu noodles. This gives a satisfying dish and this set ends with a dessert of the day. I had the sago mango pomelo, which is a classic cult of Cantonese cuisine.
You can choose to end your meal with an addition of their fried Cempedak ice cream, which is not on the executive menu but will be an interesting dish to order.
So, would I recommend Grand Mercure Roxy? Oh yes.
The Grand Mercure Roxy hotel would give you the opportunity to experience Singapore in a very different way. I would say it gives you a feeling of friendliness, a taste of a more authentic Singapore experience instead of living in the city area. Of course, the center of Singapore has its own charm and it is extremely convenient to move around for shopping, it can be too small and crowded.
Here you can explore the neighborhood away from the hustle and bustle of city life, while also being connected to the central area of most tourist attractions. Not to say even better for a stay because the idea of all of this is to take a little time out of reality and enjoy the tranquility.
With babysitting services and internal exchange services, the Grand Mercure Roxy Hotel is a hotel that will satisfy all your needs and more whether it is tourist or not.
- Damage expected: from $ 160 per night for a superior room
- Hotel Grand Mercure Roxy: 5o East Coast Road, Roxy Square, Singapore 428769 | Phone: +65 6344 8000