Ready to climb your four walls because you’re struggling to get any work done at home? Perhaps the kids are too distracting. Or your makeshift home office (read: dining table with murderous LEGO bricks underfoot and dirty dishes in the sink within view) just isn’t conducive enough. You probably need a space to Work From Home that’s somewhere other than, well, home. Get a change of scenery with these #WFH — that’s Work From Hotel — packages and co-working spaces around the island.
Shared Spaces: Co-working Packages
If you’re familiar with working from cafés around town, consider this an upgrade. Booking these coworking spaces means no worries about being the target of evil looks when you overstay your welcome. Plus no worries about spotty Wi-Fi with high-speed internet at your service. Say goodbye to cabin fever for the day.
1. Changi Lounge
Head to Jewel Changi Airport’s Changi Lounge for a tranquil and comfortable space to work in. There are plenty of charging ports and power points for your various devices. Enjoy a drink and a snack while you work. Make a reservation if you plan to be there for four hours or more — and get complimentary parking too. Only walk-ins are accepted for under four hours. If you need a private space to meet with up to five or ten colleagues, meeting rooms complete with video conferencing facilities are also available for booking.
Where #01-304 Jewel Changi Airport
When Mon-Thu: 10am to 9pm | Fri-Sun, eve of PH & PH: 10am to 10pm
How much $15 for 2 hours | $24 for 4 hours | $44 for 8 hours | $6 per additional hour
(See also: Jewel Changi Airport: Shopping & Eating Guide)
2. Furama Riverfront Hotel
When Furama Riverfront Hotel first launched their Work From Hotel experience, they were very quickly completely booked out. It’s not surprising, considering how perks include free-flow beverages for you and one guest, attractive dining credits and discounts, and even free weekday admission vouchers to Waka Waka for your child. Besides, you get to work in venues such as the idyllic Waterfall Lounge. The hotel also has a kids’ play zone, perfect for mums who can’t leave the kids behind. The hotel has just released new passes with an improved booking system, so hop to it!
Where 405 Havelock Road
When 9am to 10.30pm daily
How much $28 for Daily Pass (bundle of 3 Daily Passes at 10% off) | $450 for Monthly Pass
3. Golden Village Suntec City Gold Class *NEW*
Head to GV Suntec for a new work-from-lounge concept by Golden Village. Z.E.S.T (Zen, Entertainment, Space, Taste) blends the thrill of a trip to the cinema with a fully functioning work space. Besides six hours access to the luxurious Gold Class lounge, top up $5 to enjoy a comfy power nap on plush recliners in the signature Zen Zone. The blockbuster introductory offer includes free popcorn, a complimentary coffee or tea, and free-flow drinking water. Inspired to catch a movie while you’re there? Perks include a movie discount voucher too!
Where #03-373 Suntec City Mall (East Wing), 3 Temasek Boulevard
When 12noon to 6pm daily
How much $15 per day (introductory offer till 31 October) | $25 per day thereafter
4. Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel
Pick from Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel’s selection of Work From Hotel packages to ensure a productive workday within the lush setting of Food Capital and Tempo Bar. The Millennium I package includes drinks, 20% dining discount, full-day parking, printing, mail and storage services. Millennium II adds on complimentary gym access and a choice of Bento Lunch Set or two snacks from Alfresco Dining. If you need to host private meetings, the Grand Millennium package includes a one-hour usage of meeting rooms. The first 50 sign-ups enjoy a 50% discount!
Where 392 Havelock Road
When 8am to 6pm daily
How much $32++ per day for Millennium I | $70++ per day for Millennium II | $176++ per month for Grand Millennium
5. Shangri-La Hotel Singapore
While not strictly a Work From Hotel package, you Shangri-La Hotel Singapore’s Dine and Splash offer is worth considering. There’s no formal workspace, but you can get some quiet time at the dining outlets post-meal, or even on poolside sunbeds and deckchairs. All one-day passes include access to the pools and Splash Zone for kids, shower facilities, and parking for one. The Single Entry pass includes $80 dining credits, while the Family Package comes with $250 dining credits for four guests. There’s also a Couple Package with $160 dining credits and $100 spa credits.
Where 22 Orange Grove Road
When Mon-Thu: 9am to 6.30pm
How much $98nett per day for Single Entry | $298nett per day for Family Package | $228nett per day for Couple Package (valid till 30 November 2020)
Private Spaces: Workations & Daycations
With no tourists in sight, hotels in Singapore are finding creative ways to keep afloat. Work From Hotel packages are ideal for those seeking private spaces for teleconferencing, or who work better in peace. If you can’t get a babysitter, workation options that include the kids are available too. For your convenience, we’ve arranged these in order of affordability.
6. Hotel G Singapore
Spend your workday in the comfort of a king-bedder Great Room at Hotel G Singapore. The aptly named Hustle & Grind package is yours for 12 hours at an affordable rate for one person. It includes a set lunch at Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar, morning and afternoon snacks, and further 15% off dining. Oh, and two complimentary glasses of house-pour wines too! Stay hydrated as you work, with free-flow coffee, tea, soft drinks, and juices. Too settled in to leave? Top up just $50++ for two to stay overnight, and enjoy complimentary breakfast as well.
Where 200 Middle Road
When 7am to 7pm on weekdays
How much From $90++
7. Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel
Tired of literally working from home? Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel challenges you to up your productivity game with a change of scenery. Its Work in Style. Stay Connected room package gives you 12 hours’ use of a guest room. Sustain yourself with 30% off at the hotel’s restaurants and the in-room dining menu. When you need a mental reboot, take a dip in the pool or work up a sweat at the gym. Other perks include in-room coffee and tea, and parking.
Where 320 Orchard Road
When 7am to 7pm daily
How much $120++ per day
8. Fairmont Singapore
Escape to the city for some quiet space to work from or relax in with Fairmont Singapore’s Ultimate Daycation package. It offers day-use access to your own Fairmont Room, complete with full hotel facilities, and $75 dining credits. You can redeem those when you order in-room dining or dine at SKAI, Prego, Anti:Dote, Mikuni, and CLOVE. With occupancy up to two adults and two kids, the family can even enjoy the swimming pools while you work. It’s also a great launching point for exploring the Civic District on the weekdays.
Where 80 Bras Basah Road
When Mon-Thu: 8am to 7pm
How much From $145++ per day (valid till 30 December 2020; black-out dates apply)
9. InterContinental Singapore
Work in the comfort and privacy of a guest room for 12 hours at InterContinental Singapore. Their standard Work from Hotel package includes in-room Nespress machine, TWG tea sachets, mints, and writing material. You’ll also enjoy a bento lunch, including fruit and an InterContinental Singapore Healthy Juice for one. Add a second occupant at just $25++, inclusive of lunch or $30 in-room dining credits. You can even bring your furry companion along for $75++, inclusive of pet amenities and $50 in-room dining credits. There’s also an Executive Package for a luxurious upgrade.
Where 80 Middle Road
When 7am to 7pm daily
How much $150++ per day for Standard Package | $200++ per day for Executive Package
10. Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore *NEW*
Oakwood Premier AMTD Singapore has just launched its Work from Oakwood weekday day-use package. You get the use of One-Bedroom Executive or One-Bedroom Premier apartments, which include separate living and dining areas. Each has a fully equipped kitchen for personal meal prep, but the package will also come with 20% dining discount. More perks include in-room Nespresso, morning and afternoon snacks, printing services, carpark, and the use of the gym and pool. The package is for one person, or top up $25++ for a second guest.
Where Level 7, OUE Downtown 1, 6 Shenton Way
When 8am to 6pm on weekdays
How much From $150++ per day
11. One Farrer Hotel *NEW*
The latest to jump on the #WFHotel bandwagon is One Farrer Hotel, with the launch of its Work Life Style day-use room package. Perfect home offices away from home, dedicated writing desks and Herman Miller chairs add to an excellent refuge for optimal productivity. It includes complimentary parking, access to the Skyline Lounge for refreshments, and 20% off at Sunset Bar. Steal a moment from work to relax at the pool or work up a sweat in the gym. An additional $100nett lets you stay the night.
Where 1 Farrer Park Station Road
When 9am to 6pm on weekdays
How much From $150nett per day
12. Crowne Plaza Changi Airport
Get an eight-hour dose of personal workspace with Crowne Plaza Changi Airport’s Work From Hotel Room Package. Benefits include complimentary coffee and tea, $30 nett dining credit, and complimentary upgrade to Premier Room. You also receive a safety amenities kit, which provides you with face masks and hand sanitiser. If you have to bring the kids, then opt for The A-Mazing Weekday Getaway. You get six hours’ use of a Premier Room from 10am to 6pm on a weekday, plus Hedge Maze tickets, admission to Canopy Park, and a $5 Jewel retail voucher.
Where 75 Airport Boulevard
When 7am to 7pm daily (any 8-hour slot)
How much $160++ per day for Work From Hotel Room Package | $170++ per day for The A-Mazing Weekday Getaway (both valid till 31 December 2020)
13. Andaz Singapore
Experience the Andaz Great Workation, which promises a productivity boost with an eight-hour stay in an Andaz Singapore guest room. Enjoy the luxury designer setting and stunning views from floor-to-ceiling windows on top of the standard in-room perks. Need nourishment to keep you going? Order up some room service with $30 worth of dining credits. If you’d rather dine out and stretch your legs, you can use them at the hotel’s dining outlets as well. Do note that this package is strictly limited to one adult per room.
Where 5 Fraser Street
When 7am to 7pm on weekdays (any 8-hour slot for stays till 31 March 2021; black-out dates apply)
How much $177 nett per day (valid till 22 December 2020)
14. The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
Look forward to 12 hours of work-life balance with the Work From Fullerton package at The Fullerton Hotel Singapore. Day-use rooms come complete with in-room coffee and tea, $50 nett dining credits, and complimentary parking. Wind down with a workout at the gym or a relaxing dip in the infinity pool. While you can’t use the rooms for meetings with colleagues, up to three registered adults or two adults and two kids are allowed per room. You can also opt to top up for Straits Club benefits including daily Chandon breakfast, afternoon tea, and evening cocktails and canapés.
Where 1 Fullerton Square
When 7am to 11pm daily (any 12-hour slot)
How much From $210 nett (valid for stays till 31 October 2020)
15. Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
Make the most of your workday with a Daycation at the Four Seasons Hotel Singapore. Start the day with a bracing swim in the turquoise lap pool before returning to your guest room to hammer out that report, with a complimentary glass of sparkling wine in hand. Later, relish 20% off gourmet dining at One-Ninety, One-Ninety Bar, and Jiang-Nan Chun. Before checking out, reward yourself with a quick siesta! The package also includes complimentary parking. Psst…the room is good for up to two adults, two kids, and a fur-kid — plus children under five dine free!
Where 190 Orchard Boulevard
When 9am to 6pm daily
How much From $220++ per day (valid till 31 December 2020)
16. The Fullerton Bay Hotel Singapore
The Work From Fullerton package is ideal for mums and dads who need a breather. Just like at its sister property, day-use rooms allow for 12 hours of peace and quiet. Perks and restrictions are also identical. Benefits include in-room coffee and tea, $50 nett dining credits, complimentary parking, and access to the gym and infinity pool.
Where 80 Collyer Quay
When 7am to 11pm daily (any 12-hour slot)
How much From $300 nett (valid for stays till 31 October 2020)
With such awesome options available, there’s no reason to limit yourself to WFH only at home. We just have one question. With the temptation of comfy hotel beds, spas, and swimming pools to avail, how does one get any work done?! Still, we wouldn’t mind trying to figure that one out ourselves, though! What do you think?
Featured image: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel