Minutes away from world-famous business areas and shopping areas in Singapore, Mandarin Orchard Singapore serves as the perfect base for your Singapore stay.
Singapore is well-known for its friendly and welcoming people, state-of-the-art infrastructure and something new happening every day, making it a destination like no other. Visit the internationally acclaimed Singapore Zoo or the Night Safari, the island playground of Sentosa, the glitz and glamour of Orchard Road, or the historical Singapore River.
The 2.2km shopping belt promises one of the best shopping experiences you can find globally. From international brands, cult labels, homegrown designers to department stores, visitors will be spoilt for choice. Some nearby malls include:
- ION Orchard
- Wisma Atria
- Ngee Ann City
Experience the bustling nightlife of Singapore right in the heart of Orchard Road. Tourists can find a wide variety of watering holes from jazz clubs with live bands to sports bars, all within the vicinity.
One of the best things to do in Singapore is sample local cuisine. From food courts at budget prices to fine dining and Michelin-starred restaurants, you’re only a stone’s throw away.
- Changi Airport (25 min, by car)
- Fanancial District (10 min, by car)
- Sentosa (20 min, by car)
- Somerset Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Station (3 min walk)
- Orchard Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) Station (10 min walk)
- Suntec City/Marina Square/Marina Bay (10 min, by car)
Mandarin Orchard Singapore is easily accessible via various modes of transportation available to and from the Airport, such as hotel limousines, taxis, airport shuttle buses, trains and public buses.
Airport Shuttle Bus
Shuttle Bus services are provided and made available by Singapore Changi Airport to various hotels.
You may purchase the tickets at the Ground Transport Desk located at the arrival hall of each terminal of the airport. Please click here to find out more: http://www.changiairport.com/getting-around/to-and-from-airport/buses
The Concierge Desk will be more than delighted to make arrangements for private transportation in one of our elegant and comfortable chauffeur driven Mercedes E or S Class. Guests can enjoy complimentary wireless internet while travelling in limousines.
Kindly inform the Concierge three hours in advance to ensure the availability of limousine service. For more information or to make a limousine reservation, please e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Mode of transfer||Rates|
|Mercedes E200 / BMW 5 Series||SGD 110.00|
|Mercedes S Class / BMW 7 Series||SGD 160.00|
|MPV - Toyota Alphard / Nissa Elgrand||SGD 110.00|
|13 Seater Combi||SGD 110.00|
|19-23 Seater Minibus||SGD 135.00|
|44 Seater Coach||SGD 175.00|
*Rates are subject to 7% GST
An additional midnight surcharge of $10 will be applicable for transfers between 11pm to 7pm.
Metered taxis to our hotel are readily available at the Arrival Halls of Singapore Changi Airport.
Travelling Time: 30 minutes
Charges: Approximately $25.00 by meter
Train services are available at Changi Airport train station located at Terminal 2 and Terminal 3. Transfer to the westbound train at Tanah Merah train station to alight at Somerset train station. Mandarin Orchard Singapore is a five-minute walk away from the station. For more information on various fares and stations, click here: http://www.smrt.com.sg/Trains/NetworkMap.aspx
Travelling Time: Approximately 1hour
Charges: SGD 2.00 per person
Bus Service 36 from the bus terminals of Changi Airport goes into the city. The first bus arrives at around 6.00am and the last departs at 12:00am. A one-way fare cost approximately SGD 2.00. The bus terminal is located at the basement bus bays of Terminals 1,2 and 3. Please prepare exact fare to be paid on the bus no change will be given.
Travelling Time: Approximately 1hour
Charges: SGD 2.00
Singapore’s tropical climate is warm and humid all year round, with only slight variations between the average maximum of 31 degrees Celsius and minimum of 23 degrees Celsius. This makes it ideal for those who enjoy sunbathing, swimming, sailing and other water sports.
Rain falls throughout the year, with more consistent rain during the monsoon season between November and January, and driest periods between May and July. The difference however, is slight. Showers are usually sudden and heavy but also brief and refreshing.
There are four official languages in Singapore: English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. English is the language of business and administration, and is widely spoken and understood. Most Singaporeans are bilingual, and speak their mother tongues as well as English.
The unit of currency used in Singapore is the Singapore dollar, denoted by the sign S$ or SGD. You can exchange your foreign currency for Singapore dollars at most major banks, where exchange rates vary from one institution to another. Most banks open from 9.30am to 3pm during weekdays and 9.30am to 11.30am on Saturdays. They are closed on Sundays and public holidays.
All major credit cards are widely accepted, with Visa and MasterCard being the most common. Traveller’s cheques are another convenient and safe way for you to conduct transactions in Singapore. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are found all over Singapore, and a large proportion of these allow for cash withdrawals from Visa or MasterCard credit cards.
Singapore uses a time zone eight hours in advance of UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), (UTC+8). It is known as Singapore Standard Time or SST, and is the same as Australian Western Standard Time, Central Indonesia Time, Malaysian Standard Time, Philippines Standard Time, Chinese Standard Time and Hong Kong Time.
Best Time to Visit
Many overseas visitors make annual shopping expeditions to Singapore as it has established a worldwide reputation for wonderful services and a great variety of products.
The Great Singapore Sale, held annually from May to July, is an event not to be missed as huge savings can be obtained from thousands of participating stores all over Singapore.
It is sometimes a good idea to time your holiday with special events taking place in your destination. Throughout the year, Singapore’s events calendar is filled with a unique blend of colorful ethnic festivals, dazzling international performances and thrilling spectator sports. From Mandarin Orchad Singapore you will have easy acces to Singapore main shopping area.