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Swissôtel Merchant Court has undergone an 18-month long refurbishment and now boasts family-friendly rooms, a transformed Ellenborough Market Café, a new Crossroads Bar and a luxury Swiss spa. Ready to win a staycation here?


What’s the next best thing after a vacation? A staycation, of course! Take a well deserved break away from home with the kids in tow without having to pack your passports. But wait, do you know what’s better than a staycation? A luxurious one that you can enjoy without having to burn a hole in your pocket. That’s right – we are giving away a 2D1N Family Fun Escape staycation package for a family of four (two adults and two children) in a pair of interconnected Premier Rooms at the newly refurbished Swissôtel Merchant Court!

Apart from the finest of Swiss hospitality, find out what else awaits you and your kids when you stay at the swanky Swissôtel Merchant Court!

(See also: 17 Family-Friendly Staycations to Suit Every Taste)

Step Into a Room That Meets All Your Needs

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All rooms at Swissôtel Merchant Court are well appointed and furnished with a full range of amenities to serve both leisure and business travellers alike. These include a complimentary handy smartphone (use it to surf the Internet or make IDD calls to 10 selected countries), high-speed internet access, coffee and tea making facilities, in-room safe, and a well-stocked resident’s bar! All rooms come equipped with two separate IDD telephones with individual data ports.

Want to go a notch up and book a room on the Executive floor? Do that and you will find yourself provided with an in-room Nespresso coffee machine, daily complimentary breakfast, evening drinks at the Swiss Executive Lounge, international plugs at the writing desk and an ergonomically designed work area to ensure utmost comfort while you catch up on replying those emails.

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The Swissôtel Kids Room: A Big Room for Little People

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If you have been looking for the perfect staycation with a child-friendly touch, it doesn’t get any better than Swissôtel Merchant Court’s Kids Room! The room (which is made up upon request) promises loads of merry for children up to 12 years of age. These Kids Rooms are available as adjoining or connecting rooms, providing complete convenience for your family. Decorated with toys and books, the Kids Room offers beds with adorable themed bedding and colourful clothing hangers in the wardrobes!

Writing desks and chair in fun colours are also available for children to sit down and work on their crafts or play a game of Monopoly. The bathroom comes with child-friendly amenities such as a step stool, flavoured toothpaste and plastic tumblers in vibrant shades. For toddlers, a baby bathtub and bath toys will be provided upon request. There’s no way kids will be complaining of boredom – the Kids Room is equipped with a selection of books and entertainment options which include an xBox, Wii console, DVD player, and kids’ channels on cable television!

Does junior prefer the good old outdoors? Take him to the pool area located on the second level of the hotel then! Kids can have a ball of a time whooshing down the water slides and splashing about in the wading pool. The hotel also offers babysitting services at a fee.

(See also: How to Have a 48-hour Staycation at D’Resort @Downtown East That Your Kids will Love!)

Pamper Yourself at Pürovel Spa & Sport

Pürovel Spa & Sport

Having made its Singapore debut at Swissôtel Merchant Court earlier in January 2016, Pürovel Spa & Sport is now the city’s first luxury Swiss spa sanctuary inspired by the natural vitality of the Alpine seasons. Here, you can choose to experience all four seasons of natural vitality in unique treatment sessions. Your spa retreat will be made extra special by bath amenities made organically in Switzerland, scented with notes evoking the fresh Alpine air and the flower-filled pastures of the Swiss Alps. Sounds heavenly, doesn’t it?

There are three single treatment rooms and one couple’s treatment room at Pürovel Spa & Sport, so you’re guaranteed an exclusive and intimate pampering experience. Each room also comes with its own private shower facility. Relax by the idyllic pool area after your spa session or take a dip in the outdoor jacuzzi. If you are feeling super invigorated, try working up a sweat at the well-equipped two-level gymnasium which is open 24 hours daily.

Be Spoilt for Choice When You Wine & Dine at Swissôtel Merchant Court 

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The hotel’s flagship Ellenborough Market Café (above, second) offers a memorable dining adventure with a Hamptonesque dining hall, the result of four months of refurbishment. The café offers an extended menu of international and Nyonya cuisine with a modern, playful, interpretation on all-time favourites. If you would like a dining experience a tad more sophisticated, check out Crossroads Bar (above, first) at the lobby. This chic bar with floor-to-ceiling windows offers well-shaken cocktails, afternoon high tea (Peranakan and Classic) and light breakfast options.

If you are a fan of poolside dining, you absolutely must head to Blue Potato (feature image) located on the second level pool deck overlooking Clarke Quay and the Singapore River. Set within a lush landscape and enhanced by perfect lighting, Blue Potato serves an award-winning Western à la carte menu with an extensive selection of wine and beverages.

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Want to unwind with a glass of wine in hand while taking in the sights and sounds of Clarke Quay? Do just that at the River Kiosk. It’s right beside Ellenborough Market Café and features outdoor seating for diners to relax and enjoy the scenery of the Singapore River. Along with light bites, the River Kiosk also offers wines, beers and other alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages.

Celebrate with Swissôtel Merchant Court’s Reopening Celebration Special!

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Looking to book a celebratory staycation? Whatever the occasion may be, celebrate with Swissôtel Merchant Court as they mark a milestone following a transformation after 18 long years! Be inspired by the Peranakan turquoise and orange in the Premier Room, or relax in the sublime sophistication of the Swiss Executive series, which allows exclusive access to the Swiss Executive Lounge with breakfast, all-day refreshments, afternoon tea and evening cocktails. Oh, and it also treats you to a stunning view of the city skyline!

This offer includes:

  • a welcome bottle of Prosecco
  • daily buffet breakfast at Ellenborough Market Café
  • late check-out till 2pm (subject to availability)
  • complimentary internet access and parking
  • complimentary use of resort-style pool with water slides, wellness facilities and 24-hour fitness centre

Available from $260++ per night. Rates are subject to service charge and government taxes. For reservation and enquiries, please call 6337 9993 or email reservations.merchantcourt@swissotel.com.

:: GIVEAWAY! ::

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We have a 2D1N Family Fun Escape staycation package for a family of four (two adults and two children with children aged 12 years and below) in a pair of interconnected Premier Rooms at Swissôtel Merchant Court (worth $569++) to give away.

The Family Fun Escape offer includes: 

  • 50% off second room booked
  • Swissôtel Kids Room set-up and age-appropriate amenities upon request
  • 2 Adult and 2 Child USS (Universal Studios Singapore) admission tickets
  • Complimentary ice-cream during your stay for children aged 12 and below
  • Guaranteed late check-out till 4pm
  • Buffet breakfast is available at $30 per adult and $15 per child

How to win: 

  1. Like and share this article on Facebook.
  2. Leave a comment below to let us know that you’ve done the above.
  3. Sit back and relax. We’ll be in touch if you’ve won!

Terms & Conditions: 

  • 50% off on a second room applies to the room or suite category of equal or lesser value to the originally booked room.
  • Advance reservation is required and subject to availability.
  • Booking is cancellable up to 48 hours prior to arrival.
  • This offer cannot be used in conjunction with other promotions/vouchers/loyalty programs.
  • Rates are subject to service charge and government taxes.
  • Family amenities and entertainment options are subject to availability.
  • Connecting room requests are subject to availability.
  • Terms and conditions are subject to change without prior notice.
  • This Giveaway is applicable in Singapore only.
  • Giveaway closing date: 30 November 2016

 

Images: Swissôtel Merchant Court.

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