7 Staycation Spots In S'pore Under $150 For A Good Urban Getaway

Not all of us can afford airfare to a faraway place. Some of us are just looking for a weekend away from home that does not involve leaving the country.

If you’re in need of a good break but you don’t want to burst your budget either, we have some ideas for where you and your partner, friends or family can go for a holiday, right here in Singapore.

Best part, they’re all under $150!

1. Hotel Mono

Hotel Mono is a chic hideaway set in six historical shop houses of modern design. This hotel is black and white inside and out – which definitely gives you clean Kinfolk Vibes.

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Hotel Mono boasts 46 rooms with unique designs. Think sleek white bedsheets juxtaposed against industrial flooring, clean lines and neutral colours that enhances the minimalist beauty of each space.

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Retreat to your tranquil space at Hotel Mono and look forward to the perfect getaway away from home.

Hotel Mono
Price: Starts from $133/night for double room
Address: 18 Mosque St, Singapore 059498
Contact No.: 6326 0430

2. Hotel G

Hotel G may sound familiar to some and that’s because they have hotels in several locations including San Francisco, Hong Kong and Bangkok.

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Hotel G Singapore is a chic lifestyle hotel that is conveniently located few minutes away from Bugis and Dhoby Ghaut MRT station.

They have a grand total of 308 rooms that are divided into Good, Great and Greater categories.

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Their room comes equipped with all modern comforts in a stylish vintage decor and are decked with the hotel’s trademark dreamcatcher lighting.

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As Hotel G is conveniently located at Middle Road near Orchard, this means that food and entertainment are just a couple of steps away!

Hotel G
Price: Starts from $127/night
Address: 200 Middle Road, Singapore 188980
Contact No.: 6809 7988

3. Rabbit Carrot Gun

If you want a change of pace from hotels and boutique hotels, here’s a staycation spot that’s more unique – Rabbit Carrot Gun.

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Rabbit Carrot Gun is a restaurant and ‘hotel’ rolled into one. On the ground floor of this refurbished shophouse is a bustling casual dining restaurant that serves up all your brunch favourites, while the second storey comprises 3 rooms for guests.

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Encapsulated in a 1925 traditionally built Singaporean shophouse, these suites will mesmerise you the moment you step in.

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If you don’t live in the East side of Singapore, this would be a great opportunity to explore parts of Singapore you’ve never ventured to before. Our tip? Bookmark all the good food you want to try in the area to make the best of your stay in the East.

Rabbit Carrot Gun
Price: Starts from $139/night
47 – 49 East Coast Road, Singapore 428768
Contact no.: 6348 8568

4. XY Hotel Bugis

Located in Kampong Glam, XY Hotel Bugis’ design and rooms feature a unique blend modern art, while staying true to the local heritage.

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While its exterior is deceptively minimal with its black and white design, step inside and you’ll find a space that’s overflowing with personality and interiors punctuated with bright pops of colour.

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Think rattan chairs in bold hues of pink, green and indigo, and neon lights in the common areas. All 15 of their rooms also feature quirky murals.

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Located just minutes away from OG hipster area Haji Lane and Arab Street, you won’t have to venture far for some amazing – and halal – food.

XY Hotel Singapore
Price: Starts from $130/night for Superior Room
47 – 49 East Coast Road, Singapore 428768
Contact no.: 6348 8568

5. Arcadia Hotel

Arcadia Hotel is a stylish modern hotel at Hamilton Road, in the heart of the vibrant Jalan Besar district of Singapore.

It’s vibrant white and green facade looks like it came out of a Wes Anderson film.

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If you intend to stay in the room all day, every room comes with a set of L’Occitance bath amenities as well as a 42-inch flat-panel TV for you to Netflix and chill.

Some of the hotel rooms comes with a balcony that looks out to the Jalan Besar streets. Perfect for winding down in the evening with a couple of drinks!



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Other than their comfy rooms, there’s a rooftop terrace shaded by tropical trees featuring a hot tub for you to sit in and enjoy the city views.

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Arcadia Hotel
Price: Starts from $130/night
32 Hamilton Road, Singapore 209201
Contact no.: 6718 0700

6. Hotel 1929

Made up of 5 conservation shop-houses built in 1929, Hotel 1929 comes with 33 modern chic themed rooms that are designed for the solo traveller, partners, family and friends in mind.

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This hotel is situated at the start of Keong Saik Road, lined with quaint cafes, bistros, bakeries and restaurants so you definitely won’t go hungry if you’re staying here.

The good location and amazing hospitality is met with an equally gorgeous interior. Guests have also mentioned that it strikes the perfect balance between value and warmth!

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Head on over to their spacious patio after a long day for a breath of fresh air. This is definitely the place to relax and chill!

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Hotel 1929
Price: Starts from $125/night
50 Keong Saik Road, Singapore 089154
Contact no.: 6717 1929

7. Village Hotel Changi

Village Hotel Changi is possibly the most remotest staycation spot that is just far enough from “real life”.

This staycation is perfect if you’re looking at running away from the busy city and looking at a peaceful respite minus the sky high budget.

With a gorgeous sea view, this hotel comes with an infinity pool with planes flying overhead as you swim and chill with your loved ones.

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Rooms at Village Hotel Changi carries a simplistic elegance and comes with a stunning sea-view.

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If you’re looking for activities to do while you’re here, you can always go for a short day trip to Pulau Ubin or Chek Jawa, both mere minutes away via boat!

Village Hotel Changi
Price: Starts from $132/night
Address: 1 Netheravon Rd, Singapore 508502
Contact No.: 6379 7111

Also Read 6 Picture-Perfect Staycation Ideas That Suit Both The Budget And Lavish Traveler

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