Book A Last-Minute Staycation With These 10 Accommodations In SG Under $140


Mikelle Leow •  May 19, 2017

[UPDATED 26 January 2022]

The long-awaited Chinese New Year break is here, and you would love to have a relaxing retreat, but let's be honest: an expensive staycation for a short break seems a little bit too much for you. But, wait! CNY is approaching, but you still have yet to book a room. ? Not to worry, we got you covered with 10 affordable accommodations which still has last-minute booking rates under $140! ☺️

Note: Rates shown are based on a search for Jan 2022.

1. Hotel G Singapore

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Hotel G Singapore is situated in a central location near Bugis and Dhoby Ghaut MRT Stations, so this is the perfect place for avid shoppers and those who don't mind the busy city life! The chic lifestyle hotel is also a hipster's sanctuary!

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And if you've gone overboard with shopping, don't fret. The rooms are decked with the hotel's quirky trademark dreamcatcher lighting to clear all nightmares you may have about the hole in your wallet! You'll have sweet dreams as you go into slumber in your cosy, modernistic room. Their rooms are in high demand now, so don't wait any longer and book now! ?

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Price: Starts from SGD130/per night on Agoda

Address: 200 Middle Rd, Singapore 188980

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2. Hotel Yan

Although staycations are usually spent with friends and family, there's really no harm in going for a staycation to spend some quality time with yourself! For starters, the lobby is gorgeous. The soft hues of the lobby pair well with the warm ambience of the boutique hotel, making you feel right at home here.

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And this is the perfect place to live out your loft dreams at this hotel - perfect for 1? The room is cosy and compact! We really love how the hotel maximised the space of each corner in the room. Looking for a supper spot nearby? This place serves up delicious nasi padang dishes until 3am! ?

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Price: Starts from SGD 136/per night on Agoda

Address: 162 Tyrwhitt Road, Kallang, Singapore, Singapore, Singapore 207581

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3. Porcelain Hotel

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In the heart of Mosque Street and surrounded by an enclave of traditional shophouses is the intricately decorated Porcelain Hotel. Redesigned many times from its traditional roots, the area was finally restored to its full glory with delicate porcelain patterns from the Ming and Qing dynasties?

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The rooms here are small, but you wouldn't mind the space - not when you have the chance to immerse yourself in the porcelain-inspired decor. Intricate Chinese-style adornments take centre stage across walls, mirrors and ceiling lights! ?

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Porcelain Hotel is a 5-minute walk away from Chinatown MRT Station and a 10-minute ride away from Orchard Road. Did you know that there are a whole lot of hidden gems (halal food included!) for you to explore around Chinatown? Check out here to see what you can do in Chinatown! If you're looking for an accessible, no-frills place, is this one's perfect for you!

Price: Starts from SGD 82 /per night on Agoda

Address: 48 Mosque Street, Singapore 059526

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4. Hotel Clover 33 Jalan Sultan

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A staycation in the Kampong Glam and Bugis areas has all the right ingredients - trendy streets like Haji Lane, delicious halal food, and proximity to malls and other attractions in the city centre. Plus, with accommodation like Hotel Clover 33, you'll have a cosy spot to come back to after your day out!

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The hotel is located in a refurbished row of two-storey shophouses that provides a pretty heritage touch. With decor rich with wooden accents, greenery, and contemporary touches, it's a wonderful place to retreat to for your staycation. The hotel is also conveniently just a 5-minute walk from Nicoll Highway MRT station and a 10-minute walk from Bugis MRT station. ?

Price: Starts from SGD 98/per night on Agoda

Address: 33 Jln Sultan, Singapore 198965

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5. ST Signature Jalan Besar

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This might be Singapore's cheapest high-tech hotel ever. You get premium offerings such as Dyson hairdryers products and a stay at ST Signature Jalan Besar with such luxury only costs as low as $70! At that bargain-basement price, you’ll be able to enjoy flexible short hours stays from 5-13 hours, making it the ideal pick for a quick escapade!

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It's a home away from home with other facilities offered such as a shared kitchen with well-equipped kitchen equipment, but with the benefit of sweeping heritage views of the Jalan Besar shophouses. Vacation mode might get you out of cooking anything for yourself, so why not check out some affordable halal options at Berseh Centre? You can even get halal dim sum and desserts around Jalan Besar as well! ?

Price: Starts from SGD 70/per night on Agoda

Address: 5 Upper Weld Road, Singapore 207372 (Opposite Jalan Besar MRT station)

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6. Check-Inn Little India

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It’s hard to miss the monochromatic shophouses that make Check-Inn Little India. Inspired by British colonial style, it's as rustic and comfortable inside too. Just minutes away from Rochor MRT station and a short walk from Bugis, this little 3-star hotel is convenient and affordable to popular touristy spots, and most importantly Indian food! Each room is beautifully decorated and stocked with all your hotel necessities, a flat-screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. Amidst the busy and colourful streets of Little India, it truly whisks you away from the hustle and bustle of city life. ☺️

Price: Starts from SGD 81/per night on Agoda

Address: 60 Kerbau Road, Singapore 219184

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7. Venue Hotel The Lily

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You're an Eastie who wants a staycation, but travelling out of your hood might be a bit of a hassle? The Venue Hotel The Lily at Joo Chiat is totally for you.  This small boutique hotel is merely a 5-minute walk to many areas around Joo Chiat and Katong!

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The rooms, you ask? Super cosy and worth every dollar! A staycation here is something you wouldn't want to miss! ?

Price: Starts from SGD 88/per night on Agoda

Address: 238 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427495

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8. Hotel Classic by Venue

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This chain of boutique hotels really be making beautiful places for your perfect staycation, huh? Hotel Classic by Venue is housed in a beautifully-conserved four-storey building in Joo Chiat District and is a 10-minute walk from Paya Lebar MRT Station. Each room offers a relaxed, affordable, and hassle-free stay each time! One plus point for Easties. ?

Price: Starts from SGD 98/per night on Agoda

Address: 12 Joo Chiat Rd, Singapore 427353

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9. Hotel NuVe Heritage

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Going on a staycation alone? Or maybe you and your loved one are just look for a quaint, comfortable place? Look no further right here at Hotel NuVe Heritage. Just 5-minutes away from City Hall MRT, their rooms are both aesthetically pleasing and can comfortably sleep 2 if you aren’t the sort to pack a lot with you!

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From complimentary gourmet mini-bars, to in-room coffee machine and massage showers (some even have private outdoor bathtubs! ?), you’ll be hoping your stay is much, much longer.

Price: Starts from SGD 105/per night on Agoda

Address: 13 Purvis St, Singapore 188592

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10. Harbour Ville Hotel

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Home to luxury hotels like Resorts World Sentosa and Sofitel, you might think Sentosa Island isn't exactly compatible for budget travellers but Harbour Ville Hotel at Kampong Bahru Road proves you wrong! Harbour Ville is a stone's throw from VivoCity, the mega-mall where you can take the skytrain to Sentosa, so it's a nearby alternative for those who are keen to stay close to Sentosa Island while keeping it wallet friendly!

With the amount you save by checking into Harbour Ville, you can enjoy your time in tourist haven Sentosa Island where the Universal Studios Themepark and S.E.A Aquarium await!

Price: Starts from SGD 72/per night on Agoda

Address: 13 Purvis St, Singapore 188592

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With these budget-friendly accommodations, you can relax and unwind without burning a hole in your wallet! ?