Caroline Clements

New Majestic Hotel

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  • Where:Singapore
  • Why:Food research and exploration.
  • When:June 2014
  • Who:Me and my food research partner.
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Foodie t-shirts available in the lobby store – noodles or chili crab.

Locally inspired hotel lobby décor.

Room 306, "The Pussy Parlour," designed by Daniel Boey. This is the most extravagant and outrageous room in the New Majestic Hotel.

Lifestyle room – room 309: "Fly Away by Kng Mian Tze."

Attic suite – room 402: "Which Way I Ought To Go" by Sandra Lee.

Double bath tub in Attic Suite 402.

Loft bed in Attic Suite 403.

The second floor pool.

Lunch at Maxwell Road Hawker Centre nearby.

Great book and magazine collection in the lobby store.

Outside the New Majestic Hotel.

Highs & Lows

  • Excellent location.

  • Every room is unique and has its own story - each is designed by a different designer or artist.

  • The breakfast room on the ground floor has cool views into the pool on level 2.

  • Great bookshop in the hotel foyer.

  • No room service.

The Barometer

  • Design

  • Website

  • Environmental Consciousness

  • Night's Sleep

  • Service

  • Amenities

  • Takeable Treats

  • Refer a Friend

  • Overall Value

  • Life Changing

Total: 38/50

Important Bits

  • Type

    Quirky boutique design hotel.

  • Vibe

    Cool urban design with quirky local touches.

  • Location

    Very centrally located in China Town and near the trendy Tiong Bahru area.

  • Rooms

    30

  • Music

    Downbeat electronica.

  • Year Opened

    The hotel was built in 1928 (so it is a heritage building), and it was restored and reopened in 2003.

  • Designed By

    Colin Seah from Ministry of Design who collaborated with 14 different artists on various parts of the hotel.

  • Pool/Gym

    Yes, both.

  • Restaurant

    Yes. Majestic Restaurant serves modern Cantonese cuisine and Singaporean wine.

  • Bar

    No

  • Minibar

    A couple of beers, soft drinks and some nuts.

  • Children

    Are welcome.

  • Price

    Mid-range to standard for an inner-city boutique hotel.

Have breakfast at this local hawker market and then pick up a fresh juice, then order chicken rice, egg roti, nasi goring or lor mee from one of the many food vendors.

Maxwell Road Hawker Centre

Maxwell Road Hawker Centre, 1 Kadayanallur St, Singapore 069184, Singapore

Have breakfast at this local hawker market and then pick up a fresh juice, then order chicken rice, egg roti, nasi goring or lor mee from one of the many food vendors.

This Michelin-starred restaurant is located next door to the hotel.

Restaurant Andre

Andre, 41 Bukit Pasoh Rd, Singapore 089855

This Michelin-starred restaurant is located next door to the hotel.

the library is a secret cocktail bar nearby; great for late night drinking and located next to The Study on Keong Saik Road. Visit their Facebook page to find out the daily changing password that you need to enter.

The Library

The Library, 47 Keong Saik Rd, Singapore

the library is a secret cocktail bar nearby; great for late night drinking and located next to The Study on Keong Saik Road. Visit their Facebook page to find out the daily changing password that you need to enter.

New Majestic Hotel

New Majestic Hotel, 31–37 Bukit Pasoh Road, Singapore 089845

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