Luxurious Weekend Staycation at Singapore Marriott Hotel Presidential Suite

by Zhiqiang & Tingyi on June 20, 2010 · 18 Comments


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On June 20, 2010
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Located at the 5th floor of Marriott Hotel Singapore away from other hotel rooms, it is about a 3-4 minute walk from the lift lobby and you will be greeted with a front porch and a sign indicating "Tang Sok Kiar Suite". The first thing you see as you enter is the living room complete with a comfortable sofa, LCD TV and even classy artwork to complement the classy interior design. There is even a pantry with microwave oven and well-stocked fridge of goodies e.g. soft drink, beer and snacks (at extra charge). The amazing thing about this suite is that it comes with a private pool!

What comes to mind when you hear of Presidential Suites – rock stars or foreign dignitaries e.g. presidents chilling out at super big and best rooms in a hotel? Ever wonder what’s so special about these rooms/suites? Well – PassportChop.com had the opportunity to enjoy a luxurious weekend over at the Tang Sor Kiar suite in Marriott Hotel Singapore. This suite is one of only two such presidential suite in the entire hotel and cost at least S$1800 per night. This post will provide a quick preview of what’s it like staying in such a suite.

Marriott Hotel Presidential Suite Tang Sok Kiar

This is such a unique suite that even the process of getting into the room is very different from other hotel rooms. Located at the 5th floor of Marriott Hotel Singapore away from other hotel rooms, it is about a 3-4 minute walk from the lift lobby and you will be greeted with a front porch and a sign indicating “Tang Sok Kiar Suite”.

The first thing you see as you enter is the living room complete with a comfortable sofa, LCD TV and even classy artwork to complement the classy interior design. There is even a pantry with microwave oven and well-stocked fridge of goodies e.g. soft drink, beer and snacks (at extra charge). The amazing thing about this suite is that it comes with a private pool! At just 1.2m deep, it is not Olympic-size but good enough for a quick dip after a hot day of shopping around Orchard Road. There is even a pavilion with comfortable mini-sofa and lounge chair to chill out or sun-tan after a swim. Skinny-dipping is not encouraged though – not a rule enforced by the management but due to construction near the Far East Plaza, workers on site there will have a full view of this private pool and the porch.

Marriott Singapore Hotel Tang Sok Kiar Suite Living Room and Private Pool

Besides the comfortable King Size bed in the bedroom, there is also a long office desk, lounge chair and of course, a huge LCD TV for you to chill out to music from your iPod plugged into the room’s iPod speakers or work from the desk with wireless/wired internet (at extra charge).

Marriott Singapore Tang Sok Kiar Suite bedroom

Another very cool feature of this suite is the Vanity Room which is linked to the Bathroom/Shower/Toilet/Sauna. Typical hotel rooms’ vanity corner for make-up, wash-up is typically in the toilet/shower room but in this suite, this is a separate area with 2 sinks at each end of the room with a complete set of shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, soap each. This vanity corner is also equipped with hair-dryer and full-length mirrors. You will also find a huge wardrobe equipped with a safe, bathrobes, iron and ironing board set and even an umbrella.

Want to soak in a bath after a long day but don’t want to miss your favorite drama series? You can do both here – enjoy a soak in the bathtub and watch your favorite shows from the wall-mounted LCD TV (which comes equipped with a remote control by your bathtub). The shower serves a dual-purpose – besides the rainforest-style shower, you can also use the shower room as a sauna – simply set your preferred temperature and time and enjoy! The toilet located in another separate room also comes equipped with a bidet – a rather uncommon toilet fixture in Singapore. Don’t expect privacy though – the shower, bath and toilet are just separated by clear glass (no blinds or high-tech masking screen). :-)

Singapore Marriott Hotel Tang Sok Kiar Suite Vanity Corner and bathroom

Located at the 5th floor of Marriott Hotel Singapore away from other hotel rooms, it is about a 3-4 minute walk from the lift lobby and you will be greeted with a front porch and a sign indicating "Tang Sok Kiar Suite". The first thing you see as you enter is the living room complete with a comfortable sofa, LCD TV and even classy artwork to complement the classy interior design. There is even a pantry with microwave oven and well-stocked fridge of goodies e.g. soft drink, beer and snacks (at extra charge). The amazing thing about this suite is that it comes with a private pool!
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1 serly June 22, 2010 at 11:37 am

still in my dream..he…he…

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2 nix November 8, 2010 at 8:09 pm

How much is it to rent this room? What are the rates?

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3 Zhiqiang & Tingyi November 8, 2010 at 8:10 pm

I think it cost $1200 per night – you will have to check with Marriott Hotel Singapore if they have special rates/promotions. Can refer them to this post so they know which room you refer to.

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4 Adonica July 13, 2011 at 5:38 am

Thank you so much for this atrilce, it saved me time!

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5 Loradae July 14, 2011 at 12:51 am

Wow! That’s a really neat aswner!

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6 Unstoppable Family June 24, 2010 at 6:20 am

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Was just looking around on google today and came across your blog great stuff. Just wanted to take the time and give you some kudos for your work. We are currently on crazy 3 year trip around the world and blog about it come check us out.

Unstoppable Family
Brian and Rhonda Swan

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7 Nash July 12, 2011 at 10:59 am

Well put, sir, well put. I’ll cretinaly make note of that.

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8 Roby July 13, 2011 at 10:52 pm

Hey, subtle must be your middle name. Great post!

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9 Sy July 4, 2010 at 5:44 pm

So lucky to stay in presidential suite la ! The day u become RICH ! :P

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10 Kathy July 13, 2011 at 2:08 am

Your story was really informatvie, thanks!

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11 Ivalene July 14, 2011 at 12:35 am

Articles like these put the consumer in the driver seat very ipomratnt.

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12 Nepal Trekking July 9, 2010 at 9:38 am

i like the bed of that hotel and toilet martial. i make dream to visit Singapore and stay this hotel

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13 Patrick May 2, 2011 at 12:55 pm

You two really knows how to enjoy life …. so when and where is your next trip…please bring us along…(I mean with your blog…hahaha) cheers

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14 Zhiqiang & Tingyi May 2, 2011 at 1:05 pm

No plans yet as of now :-) will definitely share more of our trip experiences. thks for the support

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15 Nepal Expedition July 13, 2011 at 4:42 pm

Wow, Really amazing Hotel. The bed, toilet, bath tub are really comfortable. i have never seen like this hotel which i used other hotel before. i like to book this hotel for my honeymoon.
thank you very much for sharing

best regard
Nepal Expedition

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16 Patrick Tan July 15, 2011 at 10:28 am

u two are so cool :)

That is what life should be :) work hard and play hard…cheers

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17 Singapore Hotel Promotion July 15, 2011 at 11:46 am

Envious is the word. I always wonder, why would anyone need such luxuries for a one night stay. Then again, if I could have them, I would definately want them. Thanks for sharing the pics.

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