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#1 dulee

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:09 PM

I posted this in the travel section but also posting here for more traffic!

Am after any recommendations for serviced apartments in Singapore. Looking for a 2 bedroom apartment close to MRT, near to but not on Sentosa island. Want it to be fairly nice and modern as we have young kids so will be spending a fair bit of time there (vs using it as just a place to sleep). Will be going for 10 nights mid next year. Has anyone stayed at Treetops or 8 on Claymore? To be extra fussy we are also wanting an apartment that doesn't have a balcony or windows that can open (for safety reasons with the kids)

Any advice much appreciated!

#2 babychacha

Posted 02 December 2012 - 06:19 PM

We stayed here for two months. You can request an apartment with no balcony. Some windows did open but could be locked. I don't think it was near an MTR but we got taxis everywhere.

Reasonably close to Sentosa. Good supermarket in the complex and good hawker markets for dinner.

Playground and pools were good. Good toddler pool too.


http://www.greatworld.com.sg/index3.htm

#3 Angcha

Posted 02 December 2012 - 07:01 PM

We stayed at Treetops when we first arrived and it is really lovely. We had a 2 bedroom apartment and it was very spacious.
A couple off windows opened but that is a fire safety requirement.
It is not suoer close to the MRT but there is a free shttle bus that can take you directly to a station.

Add: Great World City is also great and very handy with the mall attached.  They probably also have a shuttle bus service.

#4 dulee

Posted 03 December 2012 - 05:43 PM

Thanks so much for your replies. I'll definitely check out that link to Great World.

Angcha, when you say that Treetops wasn't super-close to the MRT, how far a walk away was it? Good to know there is a shuttle anyway that can take us to the nearest station.

Would love to hear any more recommendations/opinions.

#5 runnybabbit

Posted 03 December 2012 - 07:50 PM

Another vote for Treetops. We stayed there for about 10 nights in June 2011 with a 12-week-old baby and they were fantastic.

We didn't use the MRT much but I think the closest station would be Orchard. We did walk everywhere from Treetops as it was so close to all the shopping centres anyway.

There's a lovely pool, also breakfast provided (although the local food is much better!) so that is a convenient option on days when you are feeling lazy. wink.gif

Our apartment didn't have a balcony, though there were windows. I think you can view floor plans on Treetops' website.

My cousin stayed there for a couple of months when she moved from London to Singapore and also loved it; she said it's like kindy for relocating adults -- have breakfast, then shuttle bus takes them to work.

#6 dulee

Posted 04 December 2012 - 01:03 PM

Thanks runnyrabbit, Treetops is sounding better and better. Like the idea of so many places/shops being within walking distance too.




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