The Best Hotels in Clarke Quay, Singapore: Where to Stay & Accommodations Guide

Trying to figure out where to stay in Singapore? Grabbing a room at one of the best hotels in Clarke Quay is always a great idea.

The Clarke Quay area is located along the Singapore River. The riverfront area is home to historical landmarks & architecture, quaint shops, and entertaining attractions. It’s most popular, though, for its riverside restaurants & bars. (And, of course, its superb lodgings!)

Not sure where to start looking for your Clarke Quay accommodations? Start your search with this guide to the best places to stay in Clarke Quay…

Where to stay in Clarke Quay

Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore

Located in the centre of Clarke Quay, the luxurious Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore places you close to the action. It’s within walking distance of the main shopping and dining streets in the area. You can also reach downtown Singapore, Robertson Quay, and Boat Quay along the river on foot.

Room Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore

Ready to explore the area and the rest of Singapore? Swissotel Merchant Court is less than one kilometre from Clarke Quay Central. The Clarke Quay MRT Station is equally close. From here, you can walk to Chinatown or visit some of the cultural landmarks in the neighbourhood.

Swissotel Merchant Court also features more on-site amenities than most Clarke Quay hotels. The carefully landscaped outdoor swimming pool area is a great place to unwind. The hotel restaurant, The Blue Potato, offers food for every meal of the day.

  • Address: 20 Merchant Road
  • Amenities: Free WiFi, swimming pool, fitness centre, spa
  • Food & Drink: Ellenborough Market Restaurant, Crossroads Bar

The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

The five-star Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore stands out for its unique architecture. The hotel is a few blocks north of the river, housed inside the restored former capitol building. On the outside, it resembles an old government building; on the inside, an upscale hotel.

Room The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore

As the Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore is an old government building, it’s near many historic sites. Within a few minutes, you can visit St Andrews Cathedral, the Armenian Church, and CHIJMES. Top shopping destinations are also nearby. Not far away, you’ll find Funan Mall and Suntec City.

After a long day of shopping and sightseeing, this Clarke Quay hotel is the perfect place to rest. The comfortable rooms feature high-end furnishings and décor. Some of the rooms also offer views of the city or the hotel’s courtyard garden.

  • Address: 15 Stamford Road, City Hall
  • Amenities: Free WiFi, free parking, fitness centre, swimming pool
  • Food & Drink: 15 Stamford by Alvin Leung

The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

With views of Clarke Quay and the Singapore skyline, the Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore is a top luxury pick in the area. The 5-star hotel sits several blocks from the quay. It’s in the centre of Marina Bay and a short drive from Clarke Quay and downtown Singapore. The location places you close to the Marina Square Shopping Mall and other commercial complexes.

Room The Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore

Along with accessing shopping, the interior of Ritz-Carlton Millenia Singapore includes many features. When you need a drink, visit the exclusive Club Lounge on the 32nd floor of the building. If you’re hungry, enjoy Cantonese dishes at the Michelin-rated on-site restaurant.

As with many hotels in Clarke Quay, this location has an on-site swimming pool. The outdoor pool sits in the centre of a beautiful private courtyard. This stylish hotel also throws in a free buffet breakfast.

  • Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, Marina Bay
  • Amenities: Free WiFi, swimming pool, gym, airport shuttle
  • Food & Drink: Colony, Summer Pavilion, Chihuly Lounge, Pool Bar

Fullerton Hotel Singapore

The glamorous Fullerton Hotel Singapore sits near the mouth of the marina. It offers a peaceful setting near both Clarke Quay and Boat Quay. The hotel is off Fullerton Road, whisking you to downtown Singapore and around the coast. It’s a convenient place to stay to get away from the crowds. At the same time, you’ll still have easy access to nearby attractions.

Room The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

With high-end accommodations, the rooms at Fullerton Hotel Singapore cover a wide range of budgets. You can find affordable courtyard rooms and luxurious suites. There is something for everyone inside this newly renovated hotel.

Another reason to stay at this hotel is its history. The building was once the General Post Office. The owners renovated the building, restoring the appearance of the 1928 neoclassical structure. It’s also near other historic sites, including Parliament House Singapore.

  • Address: 1 Fullerton Square, Marina Bay
  • Amenities: Free WiFi, swimming pool, fitness centre, spa


The boutique-style PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering Singapore faces Hong Lim Park at the south end of Clarke QuayIt’s adjacent to Chinatown MRT Station and only a few minutes’ walk from Chinatown. For those wanting to explore both Clarke Quay and Chinatown, this is a top recommendation.

Room ParkRoyal Collection Pickering Singapore

The charming PARKROYAL COLLECTION Pickering Singapore has multiple terraces with gardens. It stands out as one of the greenest buildings in the area. You can check out some of the gardens while walking on a path almost 300 metres above the ground. The path also includes views of the streets below.

The rooms all feature modern décor and furnishings. The sleek, stylish accommodations also come with all the amenities that you need to feel at home. They include a minibar and personal safe.

  • Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street, Chinatown
  • Amenities: Free WiFi, swimming pool, fitness centre, sun terrace, spa
  • Food & Drink: Lime

Pan Pacific Singapore

The five-star Pan Pacific Singapore overlooks the Fountain of Wealth. It’s found a few blocks north of the Singapore River, near Clarke Quay and Boat Quay.

The Pan Pacific Singapore is surrounded by other high rise buildings in an upscale part of the city. Staying here, you’re just a short walk from the main business and financial district in Singapore.

Room Pan Pacific Singapore

The high-end guest rooms at the Pan Pacific Singapore are delightful. They offer comfy beds & spacious layouts. The hotel is also connected to Marina Square Mall and Suntec Convention Centre. Along with six on-site dining options, there’s a variety of restaurants and cafés connected to the hotel.

Trying to decide where to stay in Clarke Quay to fill your day with shopping? This hotel is a top recommendation. It’s a few blocks from Suntec City and Raffles City, two of the largest shopping complexes in the region.

Among the top 5-star hotels around Clarke Quay, the Pan Pacific also offers the best value.

  • Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, Marina Square, Marina Bay
  • Amenities: Free parking, swimming pool, fitness centre
  • Food & Drink: Edge, Hai Tien Lo, Keyaki, Pacific Marketplace, Atrium, Poolside Bar

Park Regis Singapore

Previous options exceed your budget? The modest rates at Park Regis Singapore may meet your needs. It’s a mid-range hotel located a few blocks west of central Clarke Quay and east of Robertson Quay.

Room Park Regis Singapore

The modern guest rooms inside Park Regis Singapore feature floor-to-ceiling windows. Most rooms don’t offer views of the skyline but they give you a look at the surrounding streets. When you’re thirsty or hungry, visit the on-site bar or restaurant. You can also soothe your sore muscles with a dip in the outdoor swimming pool.

While this hotel is a little further from the top attractions in Clarke Quay, it’s a quieter place to stay. Enjoy the relaxing atmosphere before and after spending the day exploring the busy streets of Singapore.

  • Address: 23 Merchant Road
  • Amenities: Swimming pool, fitness centre
  • Food & Drink: Taste by Tung Lok, Cafe Twenty3

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