This laidback quay along the Singapore River is a real entertainment enclave with bars, restaurants, cafés, performing arts houses and art galleries.
Park Hotel Clarke Quay
1 Unity St, Singapore 237983
Clarke Quay, one of Singapore’s hottest entertainment enclaves dazzles with a colourful kaleidoscope of restaurants, hip cafes, jazz clubs and more. At night falls, the entire zone is a sight to behold with all five blocks of restored warehouses enlivened with quirky alternative to mainstream clubs. Also within steps is Boat Quay, the favourite place for professionals and expatriates, who would like to chill out amidst an eclectic mix of high end restaurants and alfresco dining and lively pubs.
Chinatown - Singapore’s largest historic district, is within walking distance to the hotel. Home to pre-war shophouses selling fine silk, traditional handicrafts, and gold and jade jewellery, today's Chinatown comprises five districts: Telok Ayer, Bukit Pasoh, Tanjong Pagar, Kreta Ayer and Ann Siang Hill. Trawl the tourist shops along Pagoda Street for little souvenirs, visit the Chinatown Heritage Centre or sample local hawker favourites sold from retro-style pushcarts at Smith Street’s Chinatown Food Street.
Fort Canning Park
Five minutes away from the hotel and one of Singapore’s historic landmarks, Fort Canning Park was once the seat of royalty for the Malay rulers in 1300s, a residence for colonial leaders, and an important World War II military base. Today, this Park mesmerises with archaeological digs, lush greenery and expansive lawns where picnics, concerts, theatre productions and festivals abound. With various heritage trails, like the 14th and 19th century walking trails, you can spend hours walking around the Park.
- 30 minutes’ drive from Changi International Airport
- 5 minutes’ walk to nearest MRT (subway) station: Clarke Quay station
- 5 minutes walk from Clarke Quay nightlife entertainment precinct in Singapore
- 3 minutes’ walk to nearest bus stop: Outside UE Square, along Clemenceau Avenue
Complimentary hotel shuttle service that connects the hotel to major near MRT Singapore stations, Orchard Road shopping belt and Central Business District are provided at frequent intervals daily.
Standing majestically near the mouth of the Singapore River where the foundations for modern Singapore were laid more than 150 years ago, Park Hotel Clarke Quay is located in one of the city-state’s most popular nightlife and entertainment precincts in Singapore – Clarke Quay. With a thriving kaleidoscope of restaurants, wine bars, entertainment spots and retailers, this happening enclave invites you to paint the town red in the assemblage of clubs, bars and lounges, immerse in live entertainment or simply replenish your energy with late night dining. This popular barfly’s perch is also the prefered destination to enjoy a delectable meal at a floating restaurant that wasconverted from an anchored old tongkang (light wooden boat). Alternatively, take an idyllic bumboat cruise down the Singapore River or dare yourself to be catapulted sky-high on Singapore’s first reverse bungy ride.
A leisurely jaunt around the hotel’s neighbourhood will allow you to tantalise your taste buds at the exhilarating kalediscope of alfresco restaurants at the Robertson Quay / Mohamed Sultan Road enclave. If you are game to explore the city on foot, put on some comfy walking shoes and you will realise that the ethnic enclave of Chinatown is really quite close by. Trawl the tourist shops along Pagoda Street for little souvenirs, visit the Chinatown Heritage Centre or savour local hawker favourites sold from retro-style pushcarts at Smith Street’s Chinatown Food Street.
For some serious shopping, head down to Orchard Road – Singapore’s prime shopping belt or the new downtown, Marina Bay. Both are merely minutes away from this Boat Quay Hotel in Singapore.
For a sojourn from the urban jungle, hop over to the nearby Fort Canning Park – a tranquil green oasis steeped in history. From leisure walks to high-energy concerts, tranquil corners and monuments from Singapore’s past, the activities are aplenty at Fort Canning.
A cosmopolitan medley of contrasts where history and modernity coincides, and where East meets West to create a multicultural kaleidoscope - Singapore captivates with world-class shopping, fine gastronomy, remarkable entertainment and a sound business infrastructure.
Singapore is home to a collage of communities, cultures and religions, each accompanied by a rich heritage co-existing harmoniously. Merely minutes away by taxi or MRT, a cultural heritage trail beckons in the ethnic enclave of Little India along Serangoon Road. Authentically local, Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple and gaily painted shophouses line the streets while more shopping awaits at Mustafa - Singapore’s only 24-hour shopping complex offering a mammoth assortment of goods and services, ranging from CDs to cameras, gold-blend tea to pure gold jewellery. Take the opportunity to experience Singapore’s diverse ethnology in ethnic enclaves including Chinatown, Kampong Glam, Joo Chiat and Katong.
A thriving ecosystem of nature and wildlife is also embedded within this urban oasis. Take time to discover the rich flora and fauna of this Garden City at the Singapore Botanic Gardens. More than 150 years old, the three-core lush sprawling grounds boast an array of botanical and horticultural attractions including the Ginger Garden, Evolution Garden, Coolhouse and Children’s Garden, complete with an extensive plant collection of worldwide significance. Nature lovers may delve into earth’s hidden treasures in landscaped gardens, nature reserves, rainforests and wetlands scattered across the island. Wildlife enthusiasts may zip down to the Mandai Zoo, Night Safari or Jurong Bird Park for a close-up encounter with some of the world’s rarest species. There is something for everyone.
Don’t forget to visit Singapore’s popular island resort – Sentosa. Easily accessible from the hotel by car, MRT or cable car, Sentosa offers a rich variety of experiences, recreation and entertainment for visitors. From pristine beaches, the Underwater World and Dolphin Lagoon to Sentosa Luge & Skyride and Universal Studios theme park, there are plenty to do. Just days and nights can be spent at the two integrated resorts alone. Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands both feature world class casinos and a multitude of entertainment pleasures. These are truly massive complexes that never sleep.
Also within the precinct is Singapore’s latest hot spot – Dempsey Hill, a revamped colonial neighbourhood comprising 18 blocks of old world charm and real world comfort. Bustling with world-class dining and bars, and exquisite antique furniture set amidst lush greenery, Dempsey is the perfect antidote for claustrophobic souls and the hyperactive. If you would like to revive your creative endeavours, Singapore’s arts scene is brimming with museums, art galleries, and many more. Explore the National Museum, visit the Singapore Art Museum or catch a musical at the Esplanade at your leisure.