Little India is the heartland of Singapore's bustling Indian community, centered on Serangoon Road and its neighboring side streets. The hotels in Little India offer its guests easy access to everything Little India has to offer, from the area's delicious food to the wonderful shopping to unique Singaporean Indian culture that can be found nowhere else in the world. If you're looking for Little India digs at lower rates, try this list of Little India Budget Hotels.
The Albert Court Village Hotel (formerly known as Albert Court Hotel) is a boutique hotel constructed from a refurbished pre-war era shophouse. Its 210 guestrooms are made up in the Peranakan style, using Straits Chinese décor and artwork throughout.
The hotel's central location puts it within walking distance from Little India's shops and restaurants. The Little India MRT Station is also just a few minutes away on foot, putting guests within easy commuting distance of most of Singapore's major attractions.
For guests who want to visit Universal Studios Singapore, the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the theme park.
The Ambassador Hotel's location directly opposite the Mustafa Centre puts its guests right in the middle of Little India's retail action. The Ambassador itself is set in the upper floor of a set of traditional shophouses, with 25 rooms fitted with bathroom en suite with tub, mini-bar, air conditioning, and telephone. Other hotel services include an on-call house doctor, postal services, and airport transfer.
- Star Rating: ★ (compare rates)
- Address: 75 Desker Road, Singapore
- Phone: +65 6392-5952
The Aqueen Hotel is a budget hotel located on Lavender Street, conveniently next to a hawker center. The Lavender MRT Station and the Mustafa Centre are less than ten minutes away on foot.
The Aqueen's compact rooms offer complimentary in-room broadband wireless Internet access, 32-inch LCD TVs with cable access, in-room safes, tea and coffee making facilities, hair dryers, yukata, and bedroom slippers. The stay also comes with a modest but filling buffet breakfast.
Odd quirk - in the standard rooms, the bathroom's inside is visible from the bedroom thanks to a smoky glass partition.
- Star Rating: ★★★ (compare rates)
- Address: 139 Lavender Street 338739, Singapore
- Phone: +65 6395 7788
The CityHub Hotel Singapore is a boutique hotel with 127 guestrooms that come with large LCD TVs, coffee and tea facilities, and bathroom en suite. Guests offer its guests value-added services like laundry, cleaning services, and high-speed Internet access. Security is guaranteed with CCTV cameras on all guest floors, and electronic key card access to rooms.
The on-site Thangam Food Palace restaurant offers a spread of Asian cuisine to guests. Buffet breakfast is included in the package, featuring mainly Indian and Asian food. Guests at the CityHub can walk to the nearby Lavender MRT station to reach the rest of the island.
- Star Rating: ★★★ (compare rates)
- Address: 270 Jalan Besar 209019, Singapore
- Phone: 65 6499 8999
Hotel 81 Dickson is a budget hotel with 196 compact but clean guestrooms. Hair dryer, tea kettle, LCD TV and bathroom en suite are included, although windows may not necessarily be part of the package. No biggie, as the view (from the heart of Little India) isn't that good anyway.
The hotel is within walking distance of Abdul Gaffor Mosque, Mustafa Center, Sim Lim Square, Parco Bugis Junction, Singapore National Library, Shaw Towers, Suntec City, and Raffles City. Little India and Bugis MRT Stations are just as easy to reach. There are no in-house restaurants, but there are plenty of 24-hour eateries within easy walking access of Hotel 81.
The ParkRoyal is a business hotel located in the middle of Little India, near Serangoon Road. Guests can choose from ParkRoyal's 534 guestrooms, and enjoy the hotel's many business-level amenities, such as the in-house restaurants Spice Brasserie and Hai Xiang Restaurant, and the Chances Lounge on-site.
A landscaped pool will help you cool off in Singapore's humid weather, and a fully-equipped gym can help you keep in shape despite the many culinary temptations of the area. Guests can easily reach the Mustafa Center and Farrer Park MRT Station on foot.
- Star Rating: ★★ (compare rates)
- Address: 12 Perak Road, 208133, Singapore
- Phone: 65 6299-7733
The Perak Hotel is a budget hotel set in the midst of the Little India neighborhood; its central location places it a mere 10 minute walk from Little India MRT Station (through the indoor market). The Singapore Art Museum and Parco Bugis Junction mall are also within walking distance from the Perak Hotel.
The Perak is set in a three-storey building; inside, dark wood accents and white walls create an ambience that hearkens back to old Singapore. The guestrooms have kitchenettes, coffeemakers, in-house safe, and telephone. Wireless internet access can be had in the common area, where the Perak offers a continental buffet breakfast for their guests.