The island state of Singapore is one of the most traveled-to places in the whole world, an amazing feat given its size. After all, it’s a popular tourist destination in and of itself, as well as a place of global business and commerce. Singapore is also an international travel hub, where flights connect on to a wide range of destinations not only in Asia but further out. It’s therefore no surprise to know that Singapore is home to a great deal many luxury hotels, as the accommodation industry there is flourishing thanks to the steady traffic of visitors, tourists and travelers of various stripes coming in and going out.
With Singapore Changi Airport being a busy world air travel hub, it stands to reason that a quality hotel within easy reach will definitely be a major hit. That honor goes to the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel, a delightfully easy stroll away from Terminal 3. Yes you read right; it’s just off the airport terminal, accessible by skytrain or link-bridge. How convenient is that? And just as it may be easy getting from Changi Airport to the Crowne Plaza, they have also made it easy to get to the rest of Singapore from their doorstep, providing taxi service to the Changi Business Park or the Singapore Expo, or take the MRT from the hotel to the city proper.
But let’s not get too far ahead of ourselves; we are talking about the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel, aren’t we? If you’re wondering about the quality of service, accommodation and amenities to be had here, rest assured that they carry their name with pride, as part of the Crowne Plaza Hotels and Resorts Chain, which is also part of the larger InterContinental Hotels Group, all of which have had a strong history and tradition of luxury hotel and resort service. That’s good enough for the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel has been named Best Airport Hotel by Skytrax for three straight years: 2015 to 2017.
The hotel has nine floors, with a wide variety of room accommodations that will best suit your needs. Their premier and deluxe rooms are air-conditioned and supremely positioned to afford their guests the most comfortable bed rest ever, with varying views of either the busy runways of Changi Airport or the hotel pool, including direct access to the same. There are also special business rooms for the really busy corporate traveler to provide them with a well-appointed workspace far away from home.
Depending on the room, guests may avail of twin beds, double twin beds or king-sized beds, while the bathrooms are furnished with showers and bathtubs for some luxurious pampering. Wi-Fi internet access is available not just in the guest rooms but most everywhere else inside the hotel. Special services include housekeeping and laundry as well as the option wakeup calls, while children’s activities are available to keep your little tykes well entertained.
Of course, no luxury hotel would be considered world-class without having multiple choices for fine dining available for their many guests. The Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel has no less than two in-site restaurants and two lounge bars to consider for your next filling meal. The Azur on level 2 is an all-day eating establishment (6Am-10PM) serving both Asian and Western dishes and offering free meals to guests’ children under age 6. The Imperial Treasure on level 1 is only open from lunch to dinner, but it lets patrons avail of authentic Cantonese cuisine if they’re not going out. Meanwhile, the Lobby Lounge serves cake, tea and other drinks for guests or business travelers on their laptops, while the bar’75 which opens in the afternoon is a welcome haven to unwind from the day’s work, serving evening drinks and offering amusements with their pool table or big screen TV with live sports coverage.
As said earlier, the Crowne Plaza Changi is a proven haven for business travelers due to their extensive suite of facilities and services to conduct business with. Open on weekdays, 24 hours a day with staff from 2-11PM, their in-site Business Center has multiple comfortable desktop computer workstations, equipped with photocopiers, printers and scanners for working with documents, as well as an office supplies store. But the hotel also lets their guests play outside of work, thanks to their fully equipped fitness gym (free weights, treadmills and stationary bikes) and highly-recommended spa center treatments including massages, therapy baths and reflexology to name just a few. The Crowne Plaza Changi also has arrangements with nearby East Coast Beach Park, for guests interested in more outdoor recreational activities a mere 15 minutes away.
Thanks to its close proximity to Changi Airport and easy access to many other places of interest in Singapore, the Crowne Plaza Changi Airport Hotel is certainly the center of attention for many a traveler arriving or passing through that country. With their superb facilities and impeccable service quality, you’re sure to enjoy a relaxing hotel stay with an opportunity to maximize your own work productivity even while on the go. Visit their page at the IHG website for more information and booking inquiries: https://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/hotels/us/en/singapore/sincp/hoteldetail.
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