Established by the Armenian Sarkies Brothers in 1887, Raffles Hotel is an iconic hotel that has been the subject of many tall tales & the home of some famous folk. This colonially styled luxury hotel is one of the most famous hotels of Singapore. One of the main attractions is the hotel’s new main building which featured expansive verandahs and high ceilings. The style of architecture was mainly Neo-Renaissance. It also comprised of marble floors, power driven fans and electric lights which was no easy feat as this building was designed in 1899. Some famous guests include Rudyard Kipling, Somerset Maugham and many more! With over 40 specialty boutiques, Raffles has a very impressive Arcade. Experience elegance and refinement at this hotel.
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English, Malay, Standard Mandarin