Fullerton or Fairmont in Singapore

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  1. lohiadk

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    I was considering either the Fullerton or Fairmont in Singapore, can someone advise which one is better.

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    The Fullerton is more interesting, so I'd pick that for the same price if Fairmont credits aren't needed. It's an independent hotel in a historic building in a stunning location versus a modern high rise hotel on top of a shopping center (and good subway stop).
     
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    Another vote for the Fullerton- Sunday brunch is one of the top in Singapore by the way.
    Personally- one more choice (although maybe not relevant)- for the same price as the Fullerton you should be able to get into the Shangri-La Valley Wing. Location may not be perfect however.
     
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    Another idea is the Fullerton Bay, a new boutique hotel. It's much hipper than the Fullerton and might be a better choice, depending on the OP's age, etc. (Think of the Fullerton as a St Regis and the Fullerton Bay as a W, although both are independent properties.)
     
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    +1 for the Fullerton, from the looks of it, it is just simply another class from the Fairmont. Even better if you can get the Fullerton Bay.
     
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    Another vote for Fullerton Bay.
     
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    Thanks to all for the good suggestions for Fullerton, am getting the Fullerton for US$700 for 3 nights with BKFST and tax and the Fairmont for 600 same inclusions. Will book the Fullerton.
     
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    Wow. That is a fantastic rate for the Fullerton- just a little over 200 USD per night including tax/service charge. It was more than double that the list time I was there! Enjoy.
     
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    The rate has some residency restrictions which I don't think they enforce. I can let you all know the source thru PM if needed.
     
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    Residency restrictions?:confused:
     
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    Thanks so much lohiadk! I am not in Singapore any time in the next couple of months- however it is very nice to have offered.
     
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    Yeah, I usually see rates around US$400 per night for the Fullerton, although the opening of new hotels in Singapore recently might be forcing them to offer more competitive rates.
     
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    I recalled many times seeing ads by The Fullerton on the local Singapore papers advertising special rates which is bookable only by Singapore residents (citizens, PRs, and employment pass holders). IIRC the rates were around US$300 per night and include breakfast and other things.
     
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    I somehow don't consider an ordinary room at the Fullerton to be worth US$300-400 per night.
     
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    Hotel prices in Singapore have increased quite a bit in the last 2/3 years: however I do agree with you.
     

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