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Top 10 Best Heritage Shophouse Hotels in Singapore for Your Next Staycation

Immerse yourself amidst the post-colonial charms of the Best Heritage Shophouse Hotels in Singapore. These are some of the most beautiful and coolest boutique hotels you can find in Singapore. Some of them burrow in the quaint Pre-War Shophouse, as well as other Historic Buildings across the City Center and beyond. Amidst their prime locations, see if you can find a different side to Singapore with these Best Heritage Shophouse Hotels in Singapore.

1. Duxton Reserve Singapore, Autograph Collection

About: The award-winning Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection is perfectly situated in the island’s city centre of Tanjong Pagar, and the heart of Chinatown where business, socializing, dining and nightlife take centre stage. Guests are in for an elegant surprise as they enter the hotel which includes large theatrical golden fans and strong hues of black, gold and yellow, layered with Oriental screens and calligraphy wallpaper from Anouska’s personal collection.

In harmony with rich Asian history, yet still presented with Anouska Hempel’s luminary vision, Duxton Reserve, Autograph Collection boasts 49 guestrooms and suites, each with unique individuality so that no two are exactly the same. As guests arrive at Duxton Reserve, they are gifted a royal welcome through an intimate tea ceremony, Anouska’s Beauty of the East, a multi-sensory experience inspired by Anouska Hempel’s wanderlust for the Far East.

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Location: 83 Duxton Road, Singapore 089540

Contact: +65 6914 1428

Where to find: Hotels.com

2. Hotel Mono

About: Hotel Mono is a chic hideaway set in six historical shop houses of modern design. The beautifully rejuvenated buildings retain original charm with characteristic airwells and Rococo-era windows; slipping into traditional Singapore and interweaving with the city’s urban bustle.

Designed for the discerning traveller, each of their forty-six rooms offers stylish comfort and rest from the city’s buzz. Lighting bars frame the walls to brighten each room. Clean lines and neutral colours carefully enhance the minimalist beauty of each space.

Navigate the lively neighbourhood and beyond. Retreat to your tranquil space. Refresh yourself with their rain showers. Relax in their plush beds for a wonderful night’s rest.

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Location: 18 Mosque Street, Singapore 059498

Contact: +65 6326 0430

Where to find: Hotels.com

3. KēSa House

About: Sitting in the heart of trendy Keong Saik Road, KēSa House boasts an inviting flexible-living concept housing a roster of some of the city’s most unique and eclectic bars and restaurants, all under one striking roof. An evolution of the regular hotel experience, the smartly transformed row of shophouses is designed for those who wish to stop-over or stay a while with short to long-term rental leases.

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Location: 55 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089158

Contact: +65 6958 1588

Where to find: Hotels.com

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4. Hotel 1888 Collection

About: Hotel 1888 Collection is located a 5-minute walk from Chinatown MRT Station. Its modern rooms offer free WiFi, flat-screen cable TVs and safety deposit boxes. Located near to Temple and Smith Street, Hotel 1888 Collection sits along Trengganu Street, a 5-minute drive from nightlife options in Clarke Quay. A train ride from Orchard Road shopping belt is a 10-minute journey away.

The modern rooms at Hotel 1888 Collection come with in-room tea/coffee making facilities. Private bathrooms offer toiletries and hot shower facilities. The hotel offers a business center that serves the communication needs of guests. Laundry and dry cleaning services are also available.

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Location: 20 Trengganu Street, Singapore 058479

Contact: + 65 6910 1888

Where to find: Hotels.com


5. ST Signature Chinatown

About: ST Signature Chinatown (SG Clean) is located right in the heart of the bustling and cultural Chinatown neighbourhood. Amidst the cultural scenes and tourist centric boutiques, there resides their elegantly decked 40 rooms co-living space, intelligently designed to provide a restful stay and one-of-a-kind accommodation experience.

This hotel features an eclectic mix of communal spaces for the different needs their guests have. Uniquely found only at Chinatown is the 2nd floor patio, 4th floor hangout lawn, as well as a vertical al fresco that stretches from the 2nd floor to the 4th floor (highest). Not forgetting our standard communal spaces such as the cook lab (powered by Miele equipment), and various pockets of seats and working spaces.

Literally minutes walk from their hotel, you can find the famous Buddha Tooth Relic Temple and Museum, Sri Mariamman Temple, Chinatown Food Street, Chinatown Street Market, Thian Hock Keng Temple, as well the Telok Ayer and Amoy Street areas which are packed with drinking establishments and lifestyle services. An ideal place to feast on local delicacies, purchase meaningful souvenirs and experience Singapore authentically.

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Location: 273A South Bridge Road, Singapore 058822

Contact: +65 6291 7050

Where to find: Hotels.com

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6. Hotel Bencoolen @ Hong Kong Street

About: The chic and modern 4-star Hotel Bencoolen @ Hong Kong Street offers 33 carefully designed, trendy and modern guest rooms which are ideal for business and leisure travelers to Singapore, and also long-stay guests seeking comfortable and convenient accommodation at very competitive rates.

Their 4-star boutique hotel in the center of Singapore enjoys a fantastic location near the Singapore River, Central Business District and the MRT train network, as well as all of the tourist attractions in Singapore. Providing all of the services expected of a 4-star urban boutique hotel in Hong Kong Street: relax on the garden terrace, bathe in the outdoor Jacuzzi with views over the city, enjoy breakfast in the lobby café, all accompanied by personalized service from their expert hotel team.

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Location: 47 Hongkong Street, Singapore 059685

Contact: +65 6460 4933

Where to find: Hotels.com

7. Porcelain Hotel

About: Brilliantly located on one of Chinatown’s best known historical lanes, Porcelain Hotel lies perfectly on Mosque Street, surrounded by traditional and picturesque shops.

The hotel comprises of a few adjoining, traditional shop-houses, reflecting the enclave’s rich history. Well-appointed guestrooms are perfectly designed to meet the standard.

Enjoy the rich traditional patterns of Chinese porcelains mix with modern striking colors at Porcelain Hotel, the perfect location for those who want to blend in the mixture of modern interiors with the old charm. Brilliantly located on one of Chinatown’s best known historical lanes, Porcelain Hotel lies perfectly on Mosque Street, surrounded by traditional and picturesque shops.

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Location: 48 Mosque Street, Singapore 059526

Contact: +65 6645 3131

Where to find: Hotels.com


8. The Vagabond Club

About: Conceptualised by the award-winning French designer Jacques Garcia, The Vagabond Club offers Parisian-inspired accommodation in the Jalan Besar district of Singapore. Complimentary WiFi is available throughout the property. With furnishings and decor individually-curated by Jacques Garcia himself, all opulently stylish rooms have air-conditioning, a king-size bed and flat-screen TV with complimentary movie channels. En suite bathrooms include a hair dryer and Etro bath amenities.

Guests can rejuvenate and recharge at the Anytime Fitness gym across the street before enjoying a healthy breakfast. A 24-hour front desk is available for concierge services. With a collection of a 1000 bottles of bespoke whiskies, and it’s curated Artist-In-Residence programme, The Whiskey Library at The Vagabond Club offers you an unparalleled and unique experience you won’t forget. Vagabond now also features the ever popular modern Chinese restaurant, Yellow Pot from the Duxton Reserve hotel.

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Location: 39 Syed Alwi Road, Singapore 207630

Contact: +65 6291 6677

Where to find: Hotels.com

9. Hotel Clover 33 Jalan Sultan

About: Hotel Clover 33 Jalan Sultan finds residence in the heart of the Bugis neighbourhood and is housed in a row of 17 two-storey conserved shophouses. The hotel’s shophouse exterior draws inspiration from the rich heritage of South East Asia, providing the perfect foil for the hotel’s historic design.

With an interior consisting of matching tones and blending rich, dark brown colour palette with warm lightings contributing to the rustic feel of the hotel, make Hotel Clover 33 Jalan Sultan the ideal retreat for travellers to unwind and recharge.

Hotel Clover 33 Jalan Sultan is within walking distance to Haji Lane – Singapore’s original indie neighbourhood, known for its independent fashion boutiques and Middle Eastern cafes.

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Location: 33 Jalan Sultan, Singapore 198965

Contact: +65 6830 7888

Where to find: Hotels.com

10. The Sultan

About: With just 60 unique rooms crafted from our collection of iconic early-1900s shophouses such as the old Al-Ahmadiah Press Building, step back in time with The Sultan, to experience the rich soul of Kampong Glam.

Wander through their historic neighbourhood with calls-to-prayer from the iconic Sultan Mosque as your background soundtrack. Go on a culinary adventure with recommendations from their concierge. Retreat to their restful sanctuary for the perfect end to the perfect day.

Whether you’re looking for a getaway from the daily grind or a fresh perspective on an old neighbourhood, immerse yourself in authentic heritage architecture and thoughtfully personal service for a new experience of the familiar.

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Location: 101 Jalan Sultan, #01-01, Singapore 199002

Contact: +65 6723 7101

Where to find: Hotels.com

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