Ultra-exclusive The Barracks Hotel to open in October 2019

Artist’s impression of the façade of The Barracks Hotel. PHOTOS: Far East Hospitality

Far East Hospitality, Singapore’s leading operator of hotels and serviced residences, has announced that The Barracks Hotel will officially open in October 2019.

The hotel has also launched its booking site, and room reservations are now accepted.

A new brand to Far East Hospitality’s portfolio, The Barracks Hotel offers an ultra-exclusive experience tailor-made for the discerning traveller seeking timeless luxury and service with attention to detail.

Nestled in the tranquillity of Sentosa, The Barracks Hotel joins two other hotels managed by Far East Hospitality to complete the island’s latest gateway and getaway. Located in the same precinct are the family-friendly Village Hotel at Sentosa and The Outpost Hotel, which caters exclusively to adults.

A Heritage Hideout
A window to the island’s rich history, the hotel occupies a conserved colonial building built in 1904 overlooking tranquil views of the Heritage Lawn. What was once a barracks used by the British Army now houses 40 guest roomstastefully decorated with a mix of vintage and modern décor for a warm and timeless ambience.

Premier Guest Rooms
Each premier guest room is segmented into three different spaces: a king or twin bedroom, a spacious en-suite bathroom and an outdoor patio. All rooms on the second floor have a balcony, while the rooms on the ground floor come with a patio with direct access to the pool and Jacuzzi.

Bedroom area in a Premier Guest Room at The Barracks Hotel

Suites at The Barracks Hotel
The suites at The Barracks Hotel offer a true sense of luxury as it pampers its guests with more room to relax and entertain. Spanning 59 sqm, each one-bedroom suite comes with an additional living area perfect for entertaining up to 3 guests comfortably.

Masters of Hospitality
Curated services for guests seeking timeless luxury at The Barracks Hotel:
a) Equerry Service
With the hotel’s personalised Equerry Service, guests have access to round-the-clock assistance to ensure a seamless holiday. From arranging ground transfers, bellboy services and in-room dining to recommending activities and destinations in Singapore, this service enables visitors to spend less time planning to enjoy more moments that matter.
b) Exclusive Heritage Tours
From tours of Sentosa’s best heritage spots, to exploring other buildings in Singapore that used to be army barracks, private tours exclusively designed for guests at The Barracks Hotel are available.
c) The Living Room
The Barracks Hotel offers its own all-day dining spot to satisfy the foodie in every traveller. In the spirit of true Singaporean hospitality, The Living Room serves freshly-made local treats prepared with heart by the hotel’s in-house “ah ma” (a Singaporean colloquial term referring to a motherly figure). On her menu are time-tested and well- loved recipes including green bean soup, curry chicken and popiah.

Artist’s impression of the pool accessible from rooms on the ground floor.

Every day, one dish from the menu will be made available to guests with compliments from the hotel. The Living Room will also serve daily breakfast, cocktails in the evening, and an assortment of refreshments at tea time.

A Member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World

The Barracks Hotel is a member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World (SLH), joining its portfolio of over 530 independently-spirited hotels in more than 80 countries.

All en-suite bathrooms at The Barracks Hotel are spacious with a walk-in shower, sumptuous bathtub and double vanities.

Mark Wong, Vice-President, Asia Pacific of SLH, said: “The unique offerings of The Barracks Hotel would be an exciting addition for our members. Apart from its luxurious décor and exclusive activities for guests, the hotel’s efforts in preserving the heritage of the place is in line with SLH’s vision of creating a sustainable future where people explore the world with intention, experience its intensity and protect its integrity.”

Room & Events Booking Details
The Barracks Hotel is offering special opening packages for stays from October to December 2019. All bookings for stays during this period will come with the following complimentary entitlements:
• Daily breakfast for 2 guests
• Late-check out at 3pm
• 1-way airport transfer
• Barracks Heritage Walking Tour for 2 guests
• Daily Evening Cocktails at The Living Room for 2 guests
Rates at The Barracks Hotel start from $500++. For more information, or to book stays, visit Bookings for stays from October 2019 are now accepted.

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