Located within a mixed-use lifestyle complex at Farrer Park called Connexion, the 243-guest room urban resort is designed for the discerning traveller and amalgamates innovative hospitality offerings with its distinctive presence within Farrer Park, one of Singapore’s historic neighbourhoods. Opened just in September 2014, the One Farrer Hotel & Spa is the newest five-star luxury hotel addition to Singapore.
Defined by an intuitive approach towards lifestyle and hospitality, the urban resort embodies a ‘Hotels within a Hotel’ concept with three distinct hotel entities to serve the varied requirements of hotel residents. One Farrer Hotel & Spa will open in phases, starting with the Urban Hotel which features modern and technology enabled contemporary chic accommodations. The Loft Apartments and Skyline Hotel & Sky Villas, will open over these upcoming months.
In the opening phase, hotel residents can look forward to experiencing the Urban Hotel, which spans across Levels 11 to 15 of the complex and offers 128 rooms and suitesover three categories, the Urban Room,Urban Den and Urban Executive Suite. The rooms within the Urban Hotel are all enhanced by individually controlled in-room mood lighting, amenity services and temperature controls, with all rooms featuring ‘sleep well’ beds, generous-sized rain showers, ‘perfect view’ mirrors and 55-inch smart televisions that are utilised to view in-room dining menus as well as the in-room shopping catalogue. With a selection of over 300 products, residents can indulge in retail therapy in the comfort of their room. To further extend the in- room experience, the hotel’s mini bars and WiFi are complimentary.
Along with the hotel’s opening, guests will be able to indulge in a smorgasbord of local and international cuisine fromthe hotel’s 24-hour restaurant and lounge, Escape, which presents an open format interactive kitchen. With a capacity of 170 seats indoors and outdoors, guests can personally make their selections from the interactive kitchen or order from the complete a la carte menu. At Escape Restaurant & Lounge, the entire experience is integrated, presenting its patrons with a dining experience that engages more than the palate.
The hotel’s state-of-the-art conference centre, One Farrer Conference Centre, provides a range of distinctive event spaces for every occasion, from meetings and conferences to corporate functions and celebrations. Encompassing a Grand Ballroom, three meeting rooms and a range of indoor and outdoor event spaces, the hotel’s MICE facilities showcase comprehensive amenities, such as touchscreen control panel for presenters, handheld Samsung interactive tablets for conference delegates, video streaming connections from Farrer Park Hospital’s 18 operating rooms and the hotel’s Institute of Nutrition and more. Apart from the Grand Ballroom and meeting rooms, other event spaces such as an air-conditioned marquee and poolside venues will open in the near future.
In addition, upcoming F&B offerings include Local, Fresh & Seasonal (LFS), which serves freshly produced dishes for a quick meal or takeaway; Institute of Nutrition, Origins of Food, Food Street, One Farrer Confectionery and Owen Road Diner, a unique virtual restaurant that operates on an electronic ordering system and extends its quick delivery service within the Connexion campus.
The hotel's Spa Retreat, to be opened soon after the soft opening, is a haven for rejuvenation and relaxation. Featuring an Olympic-sized swimming pool, 24/7 Workout, Japanese-style onsens, reflexology water walk, relaxation gardens and comprehensive fitness facilities, the Spa Retreat offers a wide range of spa treatment experiences that will bring a harmonious balance to both body and mind.