This time we arrived at another unlisted collection group (read our reviews on New Majestic hotel and Wanderlust hotel) vintage gem along Keong Siak road where old world meets modern chic. It is conveniently located at the heart of Chinatown where MRT station are within walking distance while Maxwell food centre, trendy cafes and bars are just across the street. Among the surrounding competitors, Hotel 1929 stands out like a dazzling gem with its traditional ivory shutter windows, a mix of classic designer and retro vintage furniture.
We scoop up 5 Good reasons on why 1929 should be your next staycation in Singapore.
1) Lobby with a touch of surprise
You may not notice from this image’s angle however at the unexpected corner adjacent to the concierge, guests will be taken by surprise as 1929 brings back Singapore childhood memory of biscuits in the tin cans as well as free flow of soft drinks and juices in their mini bar! A thoughtful touch, given that guest can also grab a handful back to their rooms to enjoy after check in.
2) Complimentary Breakfast at Ember Cafe
It serves as a bar, cafe or restaurant to everyone’s needs especially offering in-house guests complimentary breakfast with a choice of the buffet as well as ala carte menu. Helmed by chef Sufian, Ember offers exquisite European cuisine with a tinge of the Asian and Japanese mix. Guests will be spoiled for choices from their selection of pasta, game meat and seafood. Adding to the impressive choices of good food and wine in Chinatown, Ember is the place to go if you’re unsure of where to start your foodie adventure. So scrambled, sunny side or omelette for you?
3) Uniquely designed rooms with complimentary
The privilege of being their in-house guest is the complimentary Wi-Fi access and local calls from their handy phones. Each room is uniquely designed, from the furnishing to the clear glass on the bathroom, you will find that no two rooms are alike. The only similarity you may find in the entire hotel is probably the sense of coziness and assurance that you will feel right at home whether it is their deluxe rooms or superior single rooms.
4) Bubbles bubbles in the tub
Bathtubs in the junior suite are an irresistible feature when looking for hotels, guests are able to kick back and unwind in this undemanding environment away from the hustling city.
Having a bath out on the rooftop veranda with Shanghai Tang toiletries spells luxury in the guests owns comfort area. The most impeccable sort of staycation while not tough on the wallet is reckoned as one of the prime reason why 1929 have guests coming back to them after every stay.
With the exclusive area of outdoor bath and space, Terrace suite costs around SGD$ 220++ (before the discount provided for Family staycation sg members only, details as stated below).
1929 is an Unlisted Collection Hotel: www.unlistedcollection.com
Presently comprising of six boutique hotels and seventeen restaurants, Unlisted Collection: is hotelier and restaurateur Loh Lik Peng’s umbrella brand which binds design-driven venues in the cosmopolitan cities of Singapore, Shanghai, London and upcoming, Sydney.
Unlisted Collection: is a list of properties that are fresh, unconventional and out of the norm. The hotels are set within sensitively restored heritage listed buildings that are adapted into radical, cutting edge lifestyle concepts that culminate into an unforgettable experience for our guests.