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Old 02-28-2007, 02:07 PM   #1
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Heya, i've got two nights free accomodation in Singapore and can choose btwn:
Allson
Copthorne Orchid
Furama River Front
HotelRoyal
Royal @ Queens
Peninsula Excelsior (although ive been recomended not to chose this one)

anyone had in experience with any of these places? i'll be by myself at this stage so meeting up with younger people would be a plus
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I would recommend the Furama Riverfront. Just based on the name I thought it might be near Clarke Quay...I checked and it is - walking distance so they say. Clark Quay is a nice area full of bars, clubs and restaurants, all right on the river with the skyline of the city just across the river. Definately a good spot.

If you would rather be near shopping, see if any of the hotels are on or near Orchard road - that is where all the shopping is. Enjoy!!
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i stayed at Copthorne Orchid and it was very nice and the food was fab. not good for meeting young people tho. i would go to the inn crowd for that.
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I stayed at the Hotel Royal some years back, it was not terribly convenient - probably a 5 minute walk to the metro, but mostly along the main motorway, and with no sidewalks, it was rather dangerous (and wet), particularly on rainy nights. The room was small but adequate for me and our two young daughters (they were 2 and 4 at the time), and the restaurant was a kick for them, as they had "tuk-tuk" booths which the kids enjoyed, but the breakfast was not stellar. There was a bus stop immediately out front, but it wasn't a convenient way for me to get around. Staff was friendly, though.

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hey thanx for the help so far! im not liking my chance of meeting to many young people full stop at these places but dont think im gonna give up the free accomodation lol! i think at this stage im going to narrow it down to the first three because the royal@ queens doesnt appear to have a pool
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just missioned it through all the reviews for each on tripadvisor.com and had decided to go with the Allson mostly bcoz of its location, thanx heaps for the suggestions i'll let ya know how it goes!
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