In most cities in Asia, staying at a hotel near the airport can be cheap. Not in Singapore. One of the most expensive cities in Asia, to stay at a hotel near Changi Airport will cost you hundreds of dollars a night. That’s why, the closest most budget travelers can stay close to Changi is around 11.5 kilometers away, or 7.5 miles. But, with Singapore’s traffic better than many other Asian cities, staying at one of these three budget hotels offering the best hotel deals in the area, you’ll only have a 20 minute drive to Changi Airport.
Hotel 81 Sakura – Around a 20 minute drive from Changi Airport, Hotel 81 Sakura has a nice location close to restaurants, shopping and several bars and pubs.
At Hotel 81 Sakura, each room features air conditioning, satellite TV, an en suite bath with shower, tea and coffee making facilities and a hairdryer. There’s also high-speed Wi-Fi internet available in each room and throughout the hotel.
The hotel has a small restaurant and cafe, where you can get an inexpensive snack or meal or, if you prefer to eat outside, there are several good eateries within just a few minutes walk.
Room rates at Hotel 81 Sakura begin at $79 a night, still inexpensive for a hotel this close to Changi Airport.
You’ll find Hotel 81 Sakura at 181 Joo Chiat Road, East Coast, Singapore .
The Fragrance Hotel, Joo Chiat – The Fragrance Hotel is situated in Joo Chiat, a small suburb just a few minutes outside Singapore city center and only 15 minutes from Changi Airport. It’s also within walking distance of Malay Cultural Village with its many shops and restaurants.
At the Hotel Fragrance, rooms come with air conditioning, cable TV, an en suite bath with a shower, and tea and coffee making tray. There’s also laundry facilities and free parking for each guest, if you’re driving to the airport, and Wi-Fi is available upon request and for a small fee.
Room rates start at $59 a night for a single room and $67 for a double.
The Fragrance Hotel, Joo Chiat is at 219 Joo Chiat Road, East Coast, 427485 Singapore.
Le Peranakan Hotel – Another hotel relatively near to Changi Airport offering good deals, Le Peranakan Hotel is a boutique hotel located only a 10 minute drive from East Coast Beach and 20 minutes from Changi.
At Le Peranakan, you get traditional Singaporean style rooms, complete with hand-carved wooden furniture, traditional decorations, an en suite bath, tea and coffee making tray, minibar, hairdryer and a flat screen TV with satellite or cable.
The hotel has a small restaurant serving inexpensive local dishes or, if you like to eat out, there are several excellent restaurants and cafes within walking distance.
Room rates are reasonable, with a double or twin room with en suite bath for $80 a night.
Le Peranakan Hotel is located at 400 East Coast Road , East Coast, 428994 Singapore.
Hotel 81 Sakura
The Fragrance Hotel, Joo Chiat
Le Peranakan Hotel