My Staycation at Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay Singapore!

Looking for place for staycation in Singapore?
Why not check-in to one of Singapore's newest hotel- Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay!

Relax yourself in one of the 442 brand new and well-designed rooms with floor-to-ceiling windows. The hotel is also situated Singapore’s liveliest food and entertainment districts. Definitely an ideal hotel for all travelers because it is a quick and convenient 20-minute drive from Changi International Airport and less than half a mile from the Clarke Quay MRT Station.

Although I am a local, but STAYCATION is a common things that  Singaporean like to do nowaday.
They usually book hotel rooms with their friends or loved ones for gathering, birthday celebrations.
Maybe sometime we just need to get out of the usual things we do... We need not spend too much to go overseas for holiday, we can do it in Singapore!

Plan on a 1-2 night stay with friends and have a different experience in life with them! It can be over some champagne/ wine drinking in the hotel or even cards playing! Play the true dare game or Indian poker!!!

This is much MORE FUN and you can BOND BETTER with each other through staying together.

Things you can do when staying at Holiday Inn Express Clarke Quay:
- There are many popular restaurants for you to dine-in. You will definitely be spoilt for choices.
- Chill and relax at some Bars and Club over live entertainment and music.
- If you are an art-lovers, you can visit the Singapore Art Museum and National Museum of Singapore just minutes away.
- If you like to go for a Karaoke (KTV) with your friends, do check out Tangs Music Box nearby.
- Wanna try something more adventurous, then try the Singapore’s first and only reverse bungy- G-MAX Reverse Bungy and G-X5 Extreme Swing!
- If you like to take photo of some of Singapore's monuments (Merlion, Stamford Raffles and Cavenagh Bridge, then bring your camera and take a walk along the Singapore River with this guide .
- Or you can also take a River Cruise.

Enjoy exploring Singapore!
Keep scrolling and see what me and my friends does during our STAYCATION!!!

Checking in...

I got the room on the 6th floor!

Check out the interior of the room!
I must say it is really value for money for such a well equipped room!
And also it is comfortable and clean. Love the floor to ceiling window!

There is also a choice of soft and firm pillows in the room.

A work desk by the window.

That the deposit safe in the drawer.
You can use it to put your passport or valuables.

Mineral Water, Tea, Coffee are also provided.

The private bathroom with a shower and a toilet

Have a invigorating shower with the Rain shower to recharge after a long day out.

Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay offers guests a smart and convenient stay which includes: 
-Free and fast Wi-Fi available in guest rooms and throughout the hotel so they stay connected all day, every day 
- Free Express Start™ Breakfast or a Grab & Go option for a smart start to the day 
- A comfortable and restful sleep with high quality bedding and a choice of firm or soft pillows 
- Self-service business centre and laundry room for your everyday needs 
- 24-hour fitness room access to indulge in your fitness regime any time 
- Rooftop swimming pool for a refreshing dip to soak up the sun 

The 430 ft² swimming pool overlooking Clarke Quay and Robertson Quay.

Guests can recharge with a workout or a refreshing dip in the 40 metre infinity pool with picturesque views of both Clarke Quay and the Singapore skyline. Guests can also watch Clarke Quay’s colourful transformation as the sun sets and the lights come on, revealing the lively ambience of Singapore’s hottest district. What a great Jacuzzi chatting time we had!

Guess who is this guy?

So he is Shaun, my good buddy who is also a blogger (

Shaun became my model of the day. 
Nice pose!!!

James, Terence and Shaun

James enjoying the sunset...

Hmm... Maybeline admiring James...

Maybeline, I saw your saliva dripping!!!

Not sure why suddenly we decided to play this!!!
You carry me I carry you! And we have James carrying Maybeline 1st....

 Then Maybeline carrying James!!!
Wow Maybeline you so strong!!!

Then Maybeline carrying Terence! 
Maybeline you ok not...

 Maybeline carrying Shaun...

 James carrying Joyce (

 The two Ow Yeong's turn! Shaun carrying James... 

Shaun carrying Joyce!

 And lastly my turn and carrying Joyce!

The fun continued back in our room with James carrying me!
Well we just love the feeling of being treated like a king...

The gang went out to Liang Court which is 15 minutes away.
Hey, I thought this photo we all supposed to kiss Maybeline...
Why only me and Shuan doing the kissing?

Ok... 1...2....3... Kiss everyone!

 And we celebrated our staycation together over Magnum icecream we bought from the 7-eleven store at Liang Court. It is so shiok!!!

Guess what? Mayeline became our bartender that night!

We had MOET and also Bacardi!

It is so fun to have you guys crashed in!
Let do it again another day!

Breakfast is served daily at level 1.
And that was what I ate! Seem like a big breakfast I know right....

Maybeline enjoying over her hot beverage.

Freshly baked muffin are available at the counter too.

Special Opening Rate:
Holiday Inn Express Singapore Clarke Quay’s special opening rate from SGD180.00++ per night includes free Wi-Fi access throughout the hotel and free Express Start breakfast for two, for stays from now until 31 July 2014. 

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  1. Looks like you guys had fun! Nice shots!


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