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Surabaya, Indonesia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I stayed here with family for 5 days. Everything in the room was great, it was just the room that pretty small for me. The services was excellent and for the breakfast, it was just delicious but not really vary from day to day. The location itself was great, near bus stop, convinent stores, and many restaurants around.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great boutique hotel with good location, I loved the room and getting handy phone made my stay in SG so hassle-free and easy, only thing I was not happy was the shower. Hot water only lasts for 3 minutes, which was an issue as I stayed in the hotel for business for a week, I did not bother to have...

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Singapore
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

surrounding around the hotel - 3/5 walking 5 to 10 mins to Nicoll Highway & Lavender MRT train service. Arab culture, various cheap eating places, some night life. Hotel & room types 3/5 a modern restoration coloniser's building, a bit mouldy look due to white & dark colours contrast .. depend on your rates. clean, nice, quiet but noise may...

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Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We stayed at the The Sultan for 2 nights. The Hotel is situated in the Arab quarter of Singapore . On arrival the staff at the Hotel were very quick to assist us with our luggage and organise a speedy check in. The hotel reception was well appointed as was our room. We loved our room and the way the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 9 October 2016

My partner and I spent two nights here. Our room was really lovely - comfy bed, inviting decor and nice shower. We were also given a loan mobile phone for free local calls and internet usage during our stay, which was extremely helpful as we didn't have a local SIM card. The hotel is in an excellent location and only...

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The place was like a hidden gem in the busy city. I love the decor, the wooden doors and windows. The stay was comfortable and i love the area. Kitchen was halal too so it is covenient for muslims. Walking distance to the masjid, haji lane.

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 September 2016

Pros: -Super comfortable bed -Very very dark inside the room which is great for a daytime nap to recover from jetlag! -great location -wifi great -free minibar Cons: -could have been cleaner, mould in the shower etc that needed a scrub

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Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

A cosy place to stay with friendly, helpful and competent staff, the room is spacious, comfortable and you want miss anything, it's a good deal and the hotel is well located to the city and it's major attractions.

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here on a quick visit to Singapore. The location was brilliant, walking distance to everything! The rooms are small but perfectly formed. Everything you need is here, and the little care packages of food and free drinks was great. I also loved the free use of the Handy cellphone. Breakfast was nice. Great spot in an expensive city.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 August 2016

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights. The room was great, clean comfortable and modern. The breakfast was good with some tasty asian delights along with western options. The location is great if you want something different, Kampong Glam is a really fun and vibrant part of Singapore, well worth exploring. We never ate or drank at the...

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Staying in Kampong Glam

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Kampong Glam
This traditionally Malay enclave of Singapore offers an alluring array of shops, cafes, and bars. A walk down Haji Lane offers quirky shopping, while one block over, Arab Street is a treasure trove of brightly coloured fabrics, clothing, and Turkish rugs. Stop for a leisurely coffee or cocktail and watch local kids play traditional games along the lane. Also home to the Malay Heritage Centre and one of Singapore’s most prominent mosques (Sultan Mosque), Kampong Glam is a must-visit for a tantalizing taste of Malay life in this city.
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The Sultan is a 64-room shop house style boutique hotel, nestled right in the heart of culturally vibrant Kampong Glam. Faithfully preserved and recreated from traditional Singaporean shop houses; The Sultan retains many beautiful architectural features that hark back to a time in Singapore’s past when Kampong Glam was a bustling shopping and trading district and shop houses were magnificently built with great arches and columns to be used by owners as both their personal residence and their place of business. The distinctive building which houses The Sultan’s main lobby is so prized for its historical and cultural relevance, and architectural beauty, that it has appeared on a 1996 Singapore postage stamp. At The Sultan, you won’t have to give up the perks of modern comforts and luxuries to get a taste of old world Singapore charm.Priding itself on good ol’ Singaporean hospitality, each and every single member of The Sultan family looks forward to making your stay one that is truly memorable. Be it a personalized walking tour through Kampong Glam, or just making sure you get your breakfast just the way you like it, The Sultan family hopes that you find in The Sultan a haven from the hustle and bustle, a refuge from the blazing Singapore heat, a home away from home.The Sultan boasts 64 hotel guest rooms, offering 8 different room types to cater to our guests’ different budgets and needs. No two room in The Sultan are exactly the same, spanning different visual themes, views and spatial set ups, giving our guests a little surprise each time they come back to visit us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Sultan

Address: 101 Jalan Sultan #01-01 the Sultan, Singapore 199002, Singapore
Region: Singapore > Singapore > Kampong Glam
Price Range: RM460 - RM558 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — The Sultan 4*
Number of rooms: 64
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Also Known As:
The Sultan Hotel Singapore
The Sultan Singapore
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#106 Luxury Hotel in Singapore
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“Had a room on second floor (221), it was extremely noisy at night as the bar was located just right outside.”
 of 5 bubbles Pekingduck123, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“If you prefer a quieter room, you should choose the Attic Room.”
 of 5 bubbles 331naziraha, 25 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Far away from Roads”
 of 5 bubbles brnrd_h, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Try not to be on the outside rooms to avoid noise from the streets”
  • Clean, not too small, no complaints
  • Good to have small desk to work on laptop
  • Small bed for single occupancy room
 of 5 bubbles Ruckdee, 8 Apr 2016 | Read review
“There is no room without loud music in the evening and night.”
 of 5 bubbles emmetommetomme, 20 Nov 2015 | Read review
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