The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
1 Fullerton Square. Singapore 049178
Date of Creation
1 January 2001
Hotel General Manager
Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale
Hospitality industry veteran, Cavaliere Giovanni Viterale is the General Manager of The Fullerton Hotels and Resorts. He plays a pivotal role in overseeing the strategic direction and development of The Fullerton Heritage precinct, which comprises seven landmarks: The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Fullerton Waterboat House, One Fullerton, The Fullerton Pavilion, The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore, Clifford Pier and Customs House.
THE FULLERTON HOTEL SINGAPORE
History & Story
Gazetted as Singapore’s 71st National Monument by the National Heritage Board, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is now a luxury hotel with 399 rooms and suites.
Once home to the General Post Office, Singapore Town Club and the Chamber of Commerce, the hotel is tastefully designed to provide the business traveller with a sanctuary of calm and comfort in which to retreat and rejuvenate.
2019/2020 – Guestrooms & suites and all function rooms.
Main Strengths, Special Touch
The hotel is a perfect blend of the old, wired with the new. The hotel’s interior designers, Hirsch Bedner and Associates created a style of décor that is contemporary and stylish. Slick and streamlined fittings grace the bathrooms that are accessorised with the hotel’s choice of customised bathroom amenities. State-of-the-art features and complimentary wireless connectivity provide guests with high-speed Internet access. The building’s heritage and classic architecture make it eminently suited as a grand hotel. With distinguished Doric columns and monumental porte cocheres, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore represents the height of Palladian architecture in Singapore, with only two other buildings in the city that share the same architectural grandeur – City Hall and Supreme Court.
Well-positioned in the heart of Singapore’s Central Business District, the hotel is within walking distance to the cultural centres of Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Asian Civilisations Museum and Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay as well as Boat Quay and Clarke Quay, one of Singapore’s most popular dining and entertainment belt.
The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore is located in the heart of Singapore’s financial district. The nearest MRT station is Raffles Place.
Key sites/activities in the area
Within walking distance to Merlion Park, Esplanade – Theatres on the Bay, Singapore Flyer, National Gallery Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Singapore Art Museum, Boat Quay, Clarke Quay, Gardens by the Bay.
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is also known as “Mile Zero”, the epicentre from which all of Singapore was mapped and measured in the days before postal codes were implemented. Today, Fullerton Square remains as one of the most prestigious addresses in Singapore.
• Fullerton Farm – Learn about sustainability and biodiversity at the Fullerton Farm, and explore a diverse array of fresh, tasty and nutritious ingredients.
• Fullerton Kids’ (add apostrophe) Koi Feeding – Watch The Fullerton Hotel’s koi fish enjoy a splashing good time as Fullerton staff feed the fish with treats for the day.
• Number of suites: 28
• Number of Luxury rooms: 372
• Number of rooms, (keys) in all: 400
Restaurants & Bars
Savour the rich, varied cuisines of Singapore and the world, from sumptuous local feasts to Cantonese dim sum and authentic Italian spreads
• Town Restaurant – Town Restaurant offers all-day dining featuring local and international flavours. Its al fresco terrace is where you can enjoy traditional satay, paired with ice-cold craft beers right alongside the Singapore River. Under the sunlit atrium of The Courtyard, enjoy three-tier Afternoon Tea in Singapore with dainty savouries and sweets, and a free flow of coffee or tea. For a taste of Asia, savour the excellent Chinese cuisine at Jade.
• Jade Restaurant – offers authentic Cantonese cuisine by Executive Chinese Chef Leong Chee Yeng
• The Courtyard – offers local and international specials or traditional three-tier English afternoon tea of savouries and sweets.
Enjoy a languid day by the stunning 25-metre outdoor infinity pool that is set against a backdrop of majestic Doric columns and overlooks the Singapore River, retreat to the fitness centre equipped with state-of-the-art equipment, or relax and rejuvenate at The Fullerton Spa.
Corporate & Celebration Events
The Fullerton Hotel Singapore offers myriad event venues for cocktail receptions, grand celebrations and formal meetings.
1. EAST GARDEN
The tranquillity of the East Garden lends itself to a tropical al fresco celebrations. A lush shelter of greenery affords guests privacy amidst a wide expanse of outdoor space.
2. POST BAR
What was once the transaction hall of the General Post Office has been transformed into a sleek and sophisticated venue, Post Bar’s distinctive décor features underlit honey onyx bar tables and standing artichoke cardboard lamps, seamlessly offset by the room’s original classic design elements such as the wall motifs and lofty coffered ceiling.
3. THE LIGHTHOUSE
Perched on the very top of The Fullerton Hotel Singapore, The Lighthouse occupies the exact location where a beacon once guided mariners into the safety of the Singapore port in the 20th century. The intimate venue commands one of the most mesmerising views of Singapore’s skyline and Marina Bay waterfront.
4. FUNCTION ROOMS
Distinctively furnished, The Fullerton Hotel Singapore’s Function Rooms can be customised to suit your requirements. With fully serviced breaks and state-of-the-art audio-visual equipment in place, organisers can focus on business and guests.
5. THE STRAITS ROOM
Located on Level 4, The Straits Room is an exclusive enclave well-suited for formal banquets, private receptions, seminars and press conferences. Previously the billiard room of the prestigious Singapore Club, its lofty height, unique coffered ceiling – Singapore’s only barrel-vaulted example – and crystal chandeliers are simply breathtaking.
6. THE BALLROOM
Elegantly designed with ellipse drop chandeliers adorned with over 386,000 crystals, the opulent Ballroom is well-equipped with the latest surround sound system, first-in-class theatre projectors and LED walls, providing guests with an unparalleled experience.
Extra Notable Features
Guests can choose from a selection of bespoke Fullerton Experiences, from a cocktail-making workshop in the privacy of their guestroom and a sightseeing experience in a vintage Rolls Royce, to a culinary workshop with Fullerton chefs to prepare popular local dishes and a tour around the precinct on a vintage Vespa sidecar.
Hotel and restaurant Awards
I Prefer Members’ Choice Award 2020
Winner of I Prefer Members’ Choice Award 2020
Travel and Leisure India’s Best Awards 2020
Best Business Hotel
World Luxury Spa Awards 2020
The Fullerton Spa: Continent Win in Luxury Business Spa
2020 Business Traveller Asia-Pacific Awards
Best Independent Hotel Brand: The Fullerton Hotels and Resort
Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards (2018-2020)
#3 among “Top Ten Hotels in Singapore”
Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards 2020
Top 2 Hotels in Singapore
Luxury Lifestyle Awards 2020
Top 16 Best Luxury Hotels in Singapore
Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2020
Top 5 City Hotels in Singapore
DestinAsian Magazine 15th Readers’ Choice Awards (2020)
Top 10 Best Hotels and Resorts in Singapore
Expat Living Reader’s Choice Awards (2020)
Best Hotel for Business in Singapore
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