VENUE & TRAVEL
Hotel Fort Canning [Website]
11 Canning Walk Singapore 178881
A peaceful oasis in the bustling centre of Singapore, the luxurious Hotel Fort Canning promises the discerning traveller a unique sojourn. This majestic colonial building dates back to 1926 and served as the British Far East Command Headquarters during World War II. Today it features 86 individually-styled boutique suites and rooms, surrounded by the greenery of Fort Canning Park. The hotel is ideally located, with the Orchard Road shopping precinct and Clarke Quay entertainment hub nearby. The Civic District and Central Business District are also close by.
The hotel's luxurious rooms boast complimentary broadband, HD flat screens, opulent bathroom amenities and a customised pillow menu. Hotel Fort Canning features two outdoor pools, a fully-equipped gym, an Italian grill and pizza bar and a wine lounge with an outstanding wine collection. For business or private events, the Hotel Fort Canning offers 1800 sqm of banquet and meeting space. From every perspective, Hotel Fort Canning is a most coveted address.
All international flights arrive in Singapore at the Singapore Changi Airport. Once arrived, you may take the train, or taxi which is 20-30 minutes away from the city area where the conference venue, Hotel Fort Canning is located.
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Alternatively, there are other hotels around the conference venue vicinity, such as Pan Pacific Singapore, Holiday Inn Singapore and Hilton Singapore.
For more affordable accommodation, you may wish to visit the following hotel websites:
• Hotel Re!
• Fragrance Hotel
• Ibis Hotel
• Hotel 81
Prices for these hotels start from SGD 100++ (7% tax and 10% service charge).
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