Colourful Boutique Hotels in Singapore

There’s something about designer boutique hotels that resonates with you even after the stay. Far from generic, these hotels stand out because of simple yet personal touches from the designers’ perspectives. From original designer pieces to inspiring homebred artworks, we bring you three colourful designer hotels in Singapore.

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Hotel Clover

Themed with unique creations and hand-painted murals by art students

A boutique hotel characterised by modern art and chic design, Hotel Clover The Arts is located in the heart of the buzzing Chinatown. Each room is individually themed with unique creations inspired by urban street art, retro, minimalist line art to manga inspired. Rooms at level two and three hand-painted by students from various art schools in acompetition prior to the hotel’s opening.

5 Hongkong St, Singapore 059648

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Hotel Clover The Arts | Colourful Boutique Hotels in Singapore | Travelshopa

Hotel Vagabond

A reimagined French salon that hits the mark

Co-founded by Harpreet Bedi and Satinder Garcha, Hotel Vagabond is the first hotel in Asia to be designed by the world-renowned French designer Jacques Garcia. Housed in a 1950s heritage Art Deco building, this luxurious boutique hotel’s interior is reminiscent of a French salon – heavily drenched in rich, bold colours, peculiar art pieces and inspiring artworks. The hotel also conducts artist-in-residence sessions where you can meet and mingle with resident artists over a beautifully crafted cocktail at the salon lounge.

39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore, 207630

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What To Pack

Bold Print Silk Purse | Temples and Markets | Cool Designer Hotels in Singapore | Travelshopa

Temples and Markets

Bold Print Silk Purse

La Femme Dress | Mashup Collective | Cool Designer Hotels in Singapore | Travelshopa

Mash-up

La Femme Dress

Gyda | Alijst | Cool Designer Hotels in Singapore | Travelshopa

Alijst

Gyda

Naumi Hotel

Handpicked original designer pieces and artist-inspired rooms

A refuge from the predictable, Naumi Hotel invites sophisticated travellers to an unforgettable experience. Emerge in the elegant-appointed rooms with a huge selection of handpicked original design pieces – think B&B Italia, Poltrona Frau, Zanotta, Tom Dixon, Artemide – and specially commissioned art by local and international artists displayed throughout the hotel. Moreover, these rooms are inspired by creatives like Andy Warhol and Coco Chanel.

41 Seah St, Singapore 188396

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Luxe for Less Boutique Hotels in Melbourne

Melbourne has a reputation for rewarding its travellers with its scenic skyline, dynamic arts scene, award-winning eateries and unique local boutiques. So it’s no surprise that this thriving city holds many boutique hotels to rest your head in. We put the spotlight on three LUXE FOR LESS BOUTIQUE HOTELS in Melbourne that sit high on our list of top boutique hotels in Australia.

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Hotel Lindrum

An iconic boutique hotel with modern design

What used to be the Lindrum Billiard Centre has now transformed into a handsome hotel packed with distinct character and charm. Inside Hotel Lindrum lie 59 rooms with high ceilings and sleek contemporary interiors. Enjoy elegant dining at Felt Restaurant, a cocktail by the fireplace in the back bar or simply relax with a drink while enjoying a game of billiards with one of the historic building’s original billiard tables.

26 Flinders St, VIC 3000

Hotel Lindrum | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa
Hotel Lindrum | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

The Larwill Studio

Sleep among an art series

Being part of Art Series Hotel Group it’s no wonder why The Larwill Studio resembles a modern art gallery rather than Tripadvisor’s current top rated hotel in Melbourne. Dedicated to renowned Australian artist David Larwill, the boutique hotel draws inspiration from his studio with bright, playful Larwill artworks complementing the hotel’s contemporary design. All 96 aesthetically pleasing rooms have incredible parkland views, plush beds with signature white bedding and unique slogan pillows as well as free yoga mats.

49 Flemington Road, Parkville VIC 3052

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What To Pack

Nicholas Kirkwood Beya Loafer Grey | Quincy | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

Quincy

Nicholas Kirkwood Beya Loafer, Grey

Viktoria & Woods Departure Knit Kale Marl | Juan & Me | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

Juan & Me

Viktoria & Woods Departure Knit – Kale Marl

Sunglasses Vanvan Dark Tortoi Shell | Paris Mode | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

Paris Mode

Sunglasses Vanvan Dark Tortoi Shell

Quest Grand Hotel Melbourne

A blend of Victorian and contemporary styles

This heritage-listed hotel stands out because of its majestic façade – the hotel has been beautifully restored to retain the style of the 1880s. Sophisticated furnishings, opulent fabrics and plush, feather top beds with classic designs and colour palettes sit prettily in all 95 spacious boutique studios, and one and two-bedroom apartments.

33 Spencer St, VIC 3000

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Hotels with Amazing Spas

Sometimes, all you need is the right amount of escapism to end your vacation in high spirits. We know just the right hotels that go the extra mile in giving you a dose of rejuvenation, tranquillity and calmness. From relaxing outdoor spa sessions to traditional massage therapies, these hotels with amazing spas in Bali, Melbourne and Bangkok will leave you feeling brand new in just an hour or two.

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Amankila

An oasis of calm

Nestled on a verdant hillside against the dramatic backdrop of Mount Agung, Amankila’s Suites – raised on stilts – overlook the waters of the Lombok Strait and a private beach. Literally translated as a peaceful hill, this oasis of calm offers traditional Balinese massage and beauty treatments at the comfort of your own suite, at the Massage Pavilion or outdoors at the Coconut Grove.

Jl. Raya Manggis, Kabupaten Karangasem, Bali 80871

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Lyall Hotel

An oasis of luxury and calm in urban South Yarra

Capture the sophisticated essence of the fashionable South Yarra precinct at The Lyall Hotel and Spa. The boutique hotel has 40 one and two bedroom suites, glamorous grand suites and The Platinum Suite all decked in contemporary oriental designs. There’s also plenty to do – visit the art gallery featuring artworks of local French artist, Thierry B on each floor, try one of their eight spa treatments at the Lyall spa or indulge in a fine selection of French champagne at the Lyall Champagne Bar.

16 Murphy St, VIC 3141

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What To Pack

Semi Large Adjustable Necklace | Woon Hung

WOON HUNG

Semi Large Adjustable Necklace

Viktoria & Woods Departure Knit Kale Marl | Juan & Me | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

ARETE GOODS

Marui Sleeveless Shirtdress

Sunglasses Vanvan Dark Tortoi Shell | Paris Mode | Luxurious Boutique Hotels in Melbourne | Travelshopa

LILLA LANE

Brenna Sandal

Mandarin Oriental Bangkok

One of the best spas in the world

This iconic hotel has been around for over 140 years and counting. Apart from holding a prestigious name, the Mandarin Oriental Bangkok also houses one of the best spas in the world. The Oriental Spa is peace and tranquillity personified, blending the ancient culture and rituals of the Orient and traditional Thai techniques together. 13 treatment rooms, five speciality suites with private vitality pools, Moroccan Rhassoul body clay, a relaxation lounge and a spa boutique are available at this restored century-old teakwood house.

 48 Oriental Avenue, Bang Rak, Bangkok, 10500

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Splendid Stays in Melbourne

Ovolo Laneways | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa

Image: Ovolo Laneways

We’ve already accomplished that Melbourne is a mecca for culture, art, shopping and food. So it’s no surprise that it ticks another box in its endless list of positives – hosting some of the country’s most stylish hotels.

We’ve assembled three splendid stays in Melbourne City Centre – the nexus of all activity. These hotels include the world’s first dessert hotel, an artisan playground and a tribute to Melbourne’s street art.

 


 

Adelphi Hotel

187 Flinders Ln, Melbourne VIC 3000

Step away from bustling city streets and enjoy the sensation of escape in the relentlessly stylish and luxurious Adelphi Hotel. Known as the world’s premier dessert hotel, guests are taken on a Willy Wonka-esque trip with liquorice All-Sort stools, zigzag carpets and candy jars.

Rooms and suites channel an elegant art décor vibe and are furnished with equal amounts of zest the lobby possesses. The Om Nom Kitchen & Dessert Bar lures you in with a decadent array of famous signature desserts and share-plated savoury items throughout the day. End your stay with a dip in the striking glass-bottom rooftop pool deck that juts out of the building.

Perfect for:

A sweet sojourn

Noteworthy spot:

The stylish lobby and Pool Deck

Worth getting out for:

Shopping at Flinder’s Lane

Adelphi Hotel | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa
Adelphi Hotel | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa

 

Ovolo Laneways

19 Little Bourke St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Your answer to urban living resides in the heart of the city. Ovolo Laneways is the perfect opportunity to embrace the culture, hidden laneways and street art that Melbourne is known for. Six distinct room types provide an uncluttered and trendy approach to urban living – think laneway-inspired street art, primary hues and different colours for each room types.

Thanks to its strategic location at the top pocket of Little Bourke Street, the hotel is literally footsteps away from theatres, restaurants, and bars. But really, who needs to go anywhere when your room rate already includes everything?

Perfect for:

A graffiti-chic and urban stay

Noteworthy spot:

The Penthouse Suite

Worth getting out for:

Underground bars and thrift shops

Ovolo Laneways | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa
Ovolo Laneways | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa

WHAT TO PACK


 

QT Melbourne

133 Russell St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Once a former cinema, the now superbly accessorised and delightfully eccentric QT Melbourne dazzles within the high-end fashion district of Melbourne City Centre. If you are seeking an artisan playground with Parisian elegance, step right into Melbourne’s new muse.

All 188 guest rooms and lofts are surprisingly spacious and ooze sophisticated industrial chic. Entry-level rooms come with timber floorboards, gel-topped beds, and glamorous en suite, QT Corner Rooms feature strategically placed bathtubs to watch the Russell Street precinct as you soak, and QT Lofts boast high ceilings.

Perfect for:

A sumptuous stay at one of Melbourne’s finest

Noteworthy spot:

QT Rooftop Bar

Worth getting out for:

Exploring Melbourne’s art scene

QT Melbourne | Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre | Travelshopa


 

Splendid Stays in Melbourne City Centre

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