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Capella Singapore
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Sentosa Island
Reviewed 19 December 2013

Great property with stylish design and fantastic staff. Rooms are beautifully appointed with bathrooms for true bathing pleasure. We were given a room with a view of the Singapore Straits, perfect for watching the world go by with G&T in the afternoon. Dining is excellent in both restaurants and again the service was great. Only two brickbats, the first being the lack of a proper coffee machine and barista for the Knolls restaurant. We skipped coffee on the 2nd day and used the Nespresso machine in our room which was far better. Also a few room service hiccups with items not delivered. Plusses definitely outweigh any negatives though, it is a beautiful hotel.

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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Capella Singapore on Tripadvisor. I am truly happy that you enjoyed your stay with us, from relaxing in your luxurious room to dining at the hotel restaurants.

Your feedback is very much appreciated; please accept my sincere apologies for any inconveniences you faced during your stay with us which were not up to your expectations. I assure you that we will look into these areas for our continual improvement.

Nevertheless, I am pleased to know that you were able to have a pleasant stay with us overall and I hope that you will be back to Capella Singapore again soon.

Best Regards
Alejandro Helbling
General Manager
Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 14 December 2013

Beautiful hotel/resort, you'd almost forget you are in an urban metropolis in Singapore. We stayed in a garden villa which was very quiet and secluded with a little plunge pool. Though there is a slight overlooking issue with the villas from the pathways. The walk to breakfast every morning through the immaculate gardens was refreshing and so was the breakfast! Room service was excellent. Unfortunately though, I got food poisoning on our last night there at the Knolls restaurant which was really unfortunate, but the hotel PA looked after very well and even went out and got me some medicine. Have never had food poisoning in Singapore before - so was very unlucky!!
There are 3 main pools, with little kiddy loungers too which our 2 yr old loved! The peacocks were another highlight for our little one.
All in all, a great stay.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 26 December 2013

It was a great joy to read about how much you liked Capella Singapore, from the spacious and private villas and the cascading swimming pools, to the room service offerings.

With regards to your dinner at The Knolls, please accept my sincere apologies for any inconveniences you faced. This is certainly quite out of the ordinary and I assure you that we will be looking into this severely to ensure that it does not happen again. Nevertheless, I am very pleased to know that you were well taken care of by our Personal Assistants.

Thank you again for your kind words and I hope that you will be back to stay with us again soon!

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Alejandro Helbling
General Manager
Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 10 December 2013

I had read a lot of great reviews for Capella Singapore and decided to stay there for my friends' wedding. Prior arrival, emailed my requests which were well accommodate, the PA even spent time to sent an email us the pillows menu to ensure a perfect stay. The actual check-in process was a breeze with warm welcome from the staff. Initially, I was a little skeptical with garden view but waking up to a picturesque forest, I am glad that I like it. The room was very spacious and well designed. Turndown service is available and it really helps after a tired walk in city centre.
Breakfast at The Knoll was make up of smaller but quality spread compared to Business hotel, do check with the staff for their daily hot breakfasts special which is not part of the spread. The Library is a good place for some reading, with light snacks and tea/coffee served in Wedgwood fine porcelain. Gym was great too. Will definitely go back to try out the spa.

Room Tip: Higher floor with garden view, upgrade to suite for more privacy
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 13 December 2013

Thank you for sharing your review of Capella Singapore on Tripadvisor. It was wonderful to read about your wonderful experience here with us, from the service before and upon your arrival, to your luxurious room.

I am very pleased to know that you enjoyed the breakfast spread at The Knolls as well as the complimentary facilities at The Library. I look forward to welcoming you back to Capella Singapore and I am certain that you will enjoy the award-winning Auriga spa.

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Alejandro Helbling
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Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 6 December 2013

the grand ballroom at capella exudes luxury in every way.

the furnishings, the fittlings, the lighting make a great ambience.

the staff are polite,responsive and cheerful and their high morale speaks volumes of the good service extended to guests.

an experience to cherish.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled with family
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

I am absolutely thrilled at how much you enjoyed your time at Capella Singapore, thank you for all the beautiful things you wrote about the hotel on Tripadvisor. At Capella Singapore, we are very fortunate to be home to the only circular, pillarless ballroom in Singapore. The beautiful glass sculpture which suspends from the skylight is indeed an elegant sight.

It is wonderful to know that the staff were great hosts to you during your time with us and I hope that you will be back to Capella Singapore again soon.

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Alejandro Helbling
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Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 3 December 2013

We had wonderful 2 night stopover at this very beautiful hotel. I think the hotel Web site does not show this hotel to its best potential. It is really more stunning than the photographs show! It is located in a very private and peaceful area of Sentosa Island. The room was very spacious and well designed. The swimming pool has a magnificent view over the gardens and sea. The original recognised well known artist pieces in the foyer and reception area is quite exceptional. The afternoon tea served to all guests, complimentary, in the library area is a very nice touch. We would definitely stop here again for a luxurious treat at the end of any busy trips to Europe to relax.

Room Tip: A room with a view over the harbour and gardens is wonderful.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

It was a thorough delight reading about all the lovely things you had to say about Capella Singapore. Thank you for taking the time to share your experience on Tripadvisor. I am very pleased to know that you were able to enjoy some of what the hotel offered, such as the complimentary tea in The Library.

At Capella Singapore, we are very blessed to reside on 30 acres of lush tropical greenery which allows us to offer our guests some of the most stunning views in Singapore, along with luxuriously spacious accommodation.

Thank you again for your kind words, I certainly look forward to welcoming you back to Capella Singapore on your next visit.

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Alejandro Helbling
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Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 30 November 2013

I was amazed at the space, modern amenities and comfort this hotel was able to provide during my stay. Even prior to arrival, I was already contacted by one of their personal assistants who I gave some last minute requests to. Check in was quick and the staff were able to provide me with every little request, whether it's an ice pack for my swollen wrist, buckets and buckets of ice for champagne and packing implements for my travel back. The room was amazing, huge and not lacking in everything I needed for comfort and luxury to enjoy my stay. I especially loved the peacock visitors in the bar during my afternoon cocktail and the yummy Singaporean food from room service, I will definitely be back here!!!

Stayed: November 2013, travelled solo
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

Thank you for taking the time to share you experience at Capella Singapore on Tripadvisor. It was a real delight reading about the nice things you had to say about us, from your arrival experience with the, to the care that was extended to you during your stay.

At Capella Singapore, we are blessed to be on 30 acres of beautiful greenery with plenty of natural flora and fauna, including the colourful peacocks.

I am very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us and I am looking forward to welcoming you back to Capella Singapore.

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Capella Singapore

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Reviewed 26 November 2013

Hidden gem - although expensive (actually like all the hotels in SIN). Nothing to complain. Wonderful stay.

The taxi ride is to the city is short and organized well by the hotel.

Will definitely return.

Stayed: November 2013, travelled on business
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Alejandro H, General Manager at Capella Singapore, responded to this reviewResponded 9 December 2013

It is wonderful to know that your stay with us went very well and was much to your liking. Indeed Capella Singapore is a lovely tranquil oasis just minutes away from the hustle and bustle of busy Singapore.

I am very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and I look forward to welcoming you back.

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Capella Singapore

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Additional Information about Capella Singapore

Address: 1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island 098297, Singapore
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Region: Singapore > Sentosa Island
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Sentosa Island
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Sentosa Island
#2 Luxury Hotel in Sentosa Island
#2 Spa Hotel in Sentosa Island
Price Range: £326 - £886 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Capella Singapore 5*
Number of rooms: 112
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
An ultra-luxury resort situated on Sentosa Island, Capella Singapore transports guests into a setting of ultimate peace and tranquility. Guests can enjoy its onsite, award-winning Auriga spa, three restaurants, as well as the beautiful landscape overlooking the South China Sea. Nearby facilities include a golf course, family and kids-friendly attractions. The hotel is also 10-15 minutes drive away from Singapore's bustling business and shopping districts. ... more   less 
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