Somerset Bencoolen Singapore  4 stars

51 Bencoolen Street, Singapore, Singapore, 189630  show mapSave
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Editorial review:

For those of you who wish to live it up, this is the hotel for you. Featuring fully furnished huge and beautiful service apartments with floor to ceiling windows allowing you the most spectacular of views. Also offered is a rooftop pool, guided floor light in the lobby.

Verified Reviews:

  • Exercise room was comfortable - Newspaper everyday - No washing machine
  • Great cable tv - Hot water in our shower was lacking
  • Internet access in the room - Awful breakfast - Full bathroom
  • Great views - A/c does work well - Secure car parking
  • Beds were comfortable - Pool was awesome - Staff were lovely

Overview

With a prime location a roaring distance from the business and financial district in Singapore, the Somerset Bencoolen Hotel is an ideal base for the city explorer and business traveller alike.

Dominated with modern features, this four-star property features a spacious swimming pool, the latest technology and free high speed internet access.

All 107 serviced apartments are furnished with modern decor, broadband internet access, a fully-equipped kitchen and a home entertainment system.

There are plenty of dining establishments in close vicinity of the hotel where guests can find a diversity of local and international food.

The hotel residents can take advantage of complimentary fitness center equipped with cardio-vascular and weight training equipment.

The business services are provided for a surcharge.

Number of rooms   107.

City Center Singapore - 4000 ft
Airports Changi (SIN) - 10.4 mi, Hang Nadim (BTH) - 22.3 mi
Train Stations Tanjong Pagar KTM Railway Station - 2.1 mi
Underground stations Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station - 2000 ft, Bugis MRT Station - 2300 ft
Bus stop - 400 ft
Restaurants Strictly Pancakes (cuisine: American) - 300 ft, absolute haven (cuisine: Contemporary, Asian fusion) - 300 ft
Parks Pulau Ubin - 800 ft, Fort Canning Park - 2200 ft

Rooms

The hotel provides accommodations with one to three-bedroom layouts.

Apartments feature en-suite bathrooms with toiletries, spacious living rooms and premium beddings.

Baby cots are provided upon demand.

All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

One child under two years stays free of charge in a baby cot.

One older child or adult is charged SGD 50 per night and person in an extra bed.

Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is one.

Dining options

The hotel provides complimentary continental breakfast on a daily basis.

The hotel features a barbeque area where guests can enjoy their favorite grilled dishes and spend free time with their families.

At the hotel Somerset Bencoolen Singapore guests are invited to a continental breakfast served for free. 

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Facilities

General
  • Parking (fee required)
  • Safe deposit box
  • Elevator
  • Storage space
  • Front desk
  • Newspapers/magazines
Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hotel rooms and is free of charge.

Guest Parking

Public hotel parking is possible on site and the rate is SGD 7 per day.

Activities
  • Spa & wellness center
Services
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
Dining facilities
  • Continental breakfast
Business facilities
  • Wi-Fi Internet
  • Business center
Meeting facilities
  • Meeting room
Children's facilities
  • Children's play area
Leisure and relaxation facilities
  • Swimming pool
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Hot tub
  • BBQ facilities
Room view
  • City view
Room facilities
  • Air conditioning
  • Tea and Coffee Facilities
  • Ironing facilities
  • Work desk
  • Connecting rooms
  • Terrace
  • Mirror
Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
Kitchen facilities
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
Bedroom
  • Sofa bed
Media
  • Cable TV
  • Satellite TV
  • Voice mail
  • Speaker phone
  • AM/FM alarm clock
  • Telephone
  • Radio
  • Internet access
  • DVD player
  • CD player
  • Cordless phone

Policies

Check-In

from  3 pm

Check-Out

until  12 pm

Children and extra beds
  • One child under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of SGD 50 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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The hotel provides accommodations with one to three-bedroom layouts.

Apartments feature en-suite bathrooms with toiletries, spacious living rooms and premium beddings.

Baby cots are provided upon demand.

All children under 12 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.

One child under two years stays free of charge in a baby cot.

One older child or adult is charged SGD 50 per night and person in an extra bed.

Maximum capacity of extra beds/babycots in a room is one.

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View: City view
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      View: City view
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        View: City view
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          Somerset Bencoolen Singapore LocationWhat's nearby

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions
          • Kwan Im Thong Hood Cho Temple
            1000 ft
          • G-MAX Reverse Bungy
            3300 ft
          Places of interest
          • Waterloo Street
            400 ft
          • Sri Krishnan Temple
            400 ft
          • Goddess of Mercy Chinese Temple
            700 ft
          • Chijmes
            1400 ft
          • Otaku House
            1700 ft
          • Cathedral of the Good Shepherd
            2000 ft
          • Abdul Ghaffoor Mosque
            2000 ft
          • Istana Park
            2000 ft
          • City Hall & New Supreme Court
            3000 ft
          • Sultan mosque
            3000 ft
          • Statue Sir Stamford Raffles
            3300 ft
          Convention centers
          • Suntec Singapore
            3300 ft
          Shopping areas
          • Raffles City
            2000 ft
          • Plaza Singapura
            2300 ft
          • Funan DigitaLife Mall
            3000 ft
          • Orchard Road
            3000 ft
          Monuments and Landmarks
          • St Andrew's Cathedral
            2700 ft
          • Masjid Sultan Mosque
            3000 ft
          Museums
          • Singapore Art Museum
            700 ft
          Parks
          • fort canning park
            1700 ft
          Universities, Institutes
          • Singapore Management University
            1000 ft
          Underground stations
          • Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station
            1700 ft
          • Bugis MRT Station
            2000 ft
          • Cityhall MRT Station
            2300 ft

          Local Attractions

          • Malay Village
            5100 ft
            39 Geylang Serai SingaporeSingapore
          • Merlion Tower
            5200 ft
            1 Fullerton Road, Sentosa Island
          • UOB Plaza
            1.0 mi
            80 Raffles Place, Singapore
          • Kampong Glam
            1.0 mi
            Kampong Glam, Singapore
          • Sri Srinivasa Perumal Temple
            1.0 mi
            397 Serangoon Rd, Singapore

          Near the hotel

          • Sculpture Square
            700 ft
            155 Middle Road, Singapore
          • Pulau Ubin
            800 ft
            Pulau Ubin
          • Sri Krishnan Temple
            900 ft
            152 Waterloo St, Singapore
          • Singapore Art Museum
            1000 ft
            71 Bras Basah Road, Singapore
          • Kuan Yin Thong Hood Cho Temple
            1100 ft
            178 Waterloo St., Singapore
          • National Museum of Singapore
            1200 ft
            93 Stamford Road, Singapore
          • St Joseph's Church
            1300 ft
            143 Victoria St, Singapore

          Restaurants Nearby

          • Strictly Pancakes

            64% likes this, based on 19 reviews
            Cuisine: American

            300 ft
            44A Prinsep St S188674
          • absolute haven

            63% likes this, based on 11 reviews
            Cuisine: Contemporary, Asian fusion

            300 ft
            70 , prinsep street
          • Tao's Restaurant

            64% likes this, based on 64 reviews
            Cuisine: Seafood, Chinese, Fusion, Japanese
            Price Range: USD 20 - USD 40

            400 ft
            1 Selegie Road

            Phone: 6339-8858

          • Victor's Kitchen

            63% likes this, based on 14 reviews
            Cuisine: Chinese, Dim Sum

            400 ft
            91 Bencoolen Street Sunshine Plaza #01-21

            Phone: 98382851

          • Hey Hey Hotpot Resturant

            54% likes this, based on 24 reviews

            400 ft
            B1-20, Paradiz Centre. 1, Selegie Road.

            Phone: +656333-5166

          Getting there.

          Singapore Changi Airport

          • Taxi rate: approx. SGD 30.
          • By MRT: Take to Bras Basah MRT station which takes 45 minutes. From there, exit from Plaza by the park, walk towards Bencoolen Street and you will arrive at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore in 7 minutes.
          • By car: Head south on T2 Departure Drive toward T2 Arrival Drive. Continue onto T2 Boulevard. Continue onto Airport Boulevard. Continue onto East Coast Parkway (signs for City). Take exit 15 to merge onto Rochor Road. Slight left onto Bencoolen Street. Turn left to stay on Bencoolen Street. The hotel will be on the right.

          Somerset Bencoolen Singapore Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Somerset Bencoolen Singapore

          Average guest rating

          8.0
          out of 10
          Excellent
          Based on 63 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Location
          8.4
          Rooms
          8.4
          Service
          8.8
          Value
          8.3
          Dining
          7.7

          Individual guest reviews

          • Single

            Too little selection for breakfast

            • Average rating
              6.6
          • Family with children

            The reception staff are very friendly. Pool was nice enough. Gym was ok - good enough for a few days.

            The rooms and appliances were quite dated. Some maintenance issues - leaking air conditioner and faulty TV - these were fixed upon request. Not walking distance to MRT or Orchard road - especially with young kids. Quite expensive for what you got but perhaps that's just the cost of accomodation in Singapore.

            • Average rating
              4.2
          • Family with children

            hotel staff is friendly ,and the location is good ,apartment is big and comfortable roof top pool and the play area is ok for kids .we can rest at the pool area at evening time, plaza singapora mall is walking distance ,ochard road is near by ,good location ,taxi stand infront of the hotel,its not a hotel its like home out of home,

            when we chick in we have to carry our bags to loby ,because bellboy is not around ,breakfast is same for every day

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Older travelers

            The staff very friendly. Good price for the money. Close to shopping areas. Overall my stay was nice and peacefull. Very nice. Will go back again and again

            Construction work which made it hard to find the first time but as soon as we found the right way everything was good

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Family with children

            Close to the City and MRT station, Easy to get halal food, near mosque

            Boring breakfast menu , road temporary blocked due to construction

            • Average rating
              7.0
          • Older travelers

            Excellent facilities for a do-it-yourselfer as in adequately furnished Kitchen with Oven, Cooker, mw, Kettle, Toaster, sink etc, tv with good range of channles, dvd, Radio, well appointed, pay-as-you-go laundry, beautiful roof-top pool. I enjoyed all of that but if you're looking for room service and so-on, you'll need to go elsewhere! The staff are friendly and very effficient. I would recommend this hotel especially for long-termers and if self-catering is your major requirement.

            The mrt construction is noisy and disruptive to hotel access but it's not unbearable. Pity that the barbecue facilities aren't there as advertised.

            • Average rating
              9.2
          • Group of friends

            The Room is Very Good and it's very good experience to stay at the hotel.. The smells of the room is good.. The receptionis girls kind of cute.. And nice. The wifi is great things about the room..

            The breakfast food is so poor.. The chef didn't cook very well..

            • Average rating
              7.4
          • Family with children

            The location is near shopping and mrt, the 2br have spacious place, clean and good for family, we stay with my mums and kids and they love it, overall is good

            Now, not the best timing to stay there because of the closing of the road of bencoolen because of their building an mrt on that road, so impact of the noise of the constructions a bit annoying, and also we cannot find the lobby or the entrance because of the road close, we just drop in the parking lot and dunno where to go cause no body also in the parking from the hotel or direction/ information about the way to the lobby for check in. But for the rooms and the facility is great, only the noise from the contructions and the road close is a bit annoying. After or when the mrt contruction finish we definitally will come back and stay there.

            • Average rating
              6.6
          • Family with children

            The construction in front of the hotel is not informed to the guest. We were socked, after we paid so much for the room that the massive construction is going on in front of the hotel. The hotel reception Is in the parking lot, and nobody was waiting. Wwe do ne tried to change the room for the less noise, but the staff make it so difficult to do that. Finally, we made it and got the basket for apologizing fr management. it is not recommended until the construcion done by end 2013.

            • Average rating
              4.6
          • Older travelers

            I love everything.Friendly staff, the room is neat and comfy, location is great.

            • Average rating
              10.0
          • Family with children

            Location is not convenient. Also, many taxi drivers do not know where it is.

            • Average rating
              5.0
          • Family with children

            Locationwise - easy access to MRT stations - in walking distance

            • Average rating
              7.4
          • Family with children

            Loacation WORKERS ARE VERY COPERATIVE

            Need to ask for water ..only 2 bottles/day TEA/COFEE ONLY ON THE DAY OF CHECKIN :) LAUNDRY SERVICE VERY COSTLY KITCHEN IS NOT FULLY EQUIPPED

            • Average rating
              7.4
          • Family with children

            Comfortable place to stay with older children,very close to Bugis the shopping area also close to Little India.

            Breakfast spread very limited.

            • Average rating
              6.6
          • Family with children

            The location was very central. Just walking distance from Bugis and Orchard rd.

            • Average rating
              7.4
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