A tasteful blend of the old and the new, combining historic buildings with elegant modern design, a stay at The Capella Singapore is a fusion experience of the best of both worlds. Lush greenery, luxurious comforts, unrivalled service. These are just some of the many things that six-star hotel and resort Capella Singapore is renowned for. Located on Singapore’s tranquil Sentosa Island, just a mere bridge away from the main city, Capella Singapore has forged a name for itself as the ideal retreat from the urban jungle. It’s tucked away from the hustle and bustle of city life, yet still convenient for those who desire to explore the city’s bustling business and shopping district.

Article by Melissa Stewart

SSteeped in history, the hotel is a refreshing change from the skyscrapers that have come to characterise the Singapore skyline. Pull up to the driveway and you’ll already get a strong sense of the hotel’s heritage. Greeting you are the two main lobbies, Tanah Merah I and Tanah Merah II, housed in colonial buildings dating all the way back to the 1880s.

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These buildings used to accommodate the British Officers of the Royal Artillery, Coastal Defence Command based on the island. Once upon a time, they were the setting for numerous cocktail parties and grand soirees, attended by British Officers and their elegant wives, all dressed to the nines. Today, Tanah Merah I and Tanah Merah II have been given a new lease of life. Credit goes to British architect Lord Norman Foster, co-founder of the famed Foster + Partners, who spearheaded the buildings’ restoration works. Not only the buildings were restored to their former majestic glory, by incorporating a new modern structure for the hotel, Lord Norman Foster has undoubtedly succeeded in fusing the old and the new.

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Beyond the regal Tanah Merah buildings are 112 rooms comprising two colonial manors, 38 villas, 11 suites and 61 premier guests rooms. Designed by acclaimed interior designer Jaya Ibrahim, the warm and earthy palettes of the rooms do justice to the hotel’s tropical setting. The use of rattan and wood adds an air of elegant sensibility, while enhancing the spacious and homely feel.

 

If retreating to a luxurious, historical gem at the end of the day is your idea of a perfect stay, the hotel’s Colonial Manors are calling your name. Housed in heritage buildings that have been granted conservation status, each manor offers three bedrooms, a designer kitchen and a dining room. Topping it all off is a private pool, where one can idle the time away under the tropical sun. Engulfed in a peaceful atmosphere amidst lush greenery, each manor also stretches out to a stunning size of 434 square metres.

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Just when you think things couldn’t get any better, the facilities at Capella Singapore take the level of luxury up a notch. For one, the award-winning Auriga Spa offers a range of revitalising treatments using 100% natural and organic products. The icing on top of the cake, each of the nine treatment rooms also boasts a private garden of its own.

 

Dining at Capella Singapore is a gastronomical journey around the world, where four specialty-dining restaurants await to tantalise your taste buds. All-day dining restaurant The Knolls whisks you away to the Mediterranean with its array of delicious delights. Savour the taste of the Orient at modern fine-dining restaurant Cassia that serves a range of Cantonese delicacies.

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Reminiscent of the Cuban island bars of the 1950s and 1960s, Bob’s Bar is the place to kick back at the end of the day with a cocktail in hand. Intimate celebrations with friends and family can be hosted at Chef’s Table, a private dining room complete with a private chef and an all-day customisable menu.

 

All things considered, it is no wonder the hotel remains a perennial favourite amongst locals and tourists alike. When staying at the finest just isn’t enough, Capella Singapore is an escape into a luxurious resort style sanctuary. The nostalgic slices of history are a breath of fresh air, evoking just the right amount of old world charm in the midst of an urban utopia.

加坡的The Capella 是历史建筑与优雅的现代设计结合,将两个世界完美的融合在一起。葱翠的草木,豪华舒适无与伦比的服务。是The Capella这家六星级酒店和度假胜地一些特点之一。Capella Singapore位于与市区一桥之隔宁静的圣淘沙岛(Sentosa Island),为希望远离都市丛林的人打造了一个理想的修息之地。它远离喧嚣的城市生活,对于那些想要探索城市商业和购物区的人来说却又很方便。

Article by Melissa Stewart / Translation by Amber Durrant Feng Yulin

载你的车慢慢靠近Capella 酒店时,你就仿佛踏入了时光隧道。从新加坡的都市摩天大楼到令人耳目一新的Capella,你会感受到酒店主楼的悠久历史。首先迎接你的是酒店的两个主厅-Tanah Merah I 和Tanah Merah II。 这座殖民时期的建筑可以追溯到1880年。它曾用来容纳驻扎在岛上的皇家炮兵和海岸防御的英国军官。曾几何时,这曾是优雅的英国军官和妻子们盛装出席众多鸡尾酒会和大型聚会的场所。

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天,Tanah Merah I和Tanah Merah II被赋予了新的生命。这归功于英国建筑师 Lord Norman Foster,他是著名的Foster + Partners的联合创始人。由他带领的建筑修复工程使这些建筑不仅恢复了昔日的辉煌,还为它增添了新的现代建筑,Lord Norman Foster无疑成功地将这新旧建筑完美的融合在了一起。除了regal Tanah Merah大楼之外,酒店有112个房间其中包括两个殖民庄园、38个别墅、11个套房和61个贵宾客房。由著名的室内设计师Jaya Ibrahim设计,房间的温暖和泥土调色与酒店的热带环境相呼应。使用藤条和木材更为它增添了优雅的感觉,同时也增强了它的宽敞和朴实感。

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果你想在结束一天的工作后时回到奢华、历史悠久的空间,那酒店的殖民庄园就是你的最佳选择。每个庄园都有三间卧室、一间完美设计的厨房和餐厅。最重要的是它的私人泳池,你可以在热带的微风下无所事事的享受阳光。每栋面积达到惊人的434平方米的庄园被淹没在郁郁葱葱和平静的环境中。
当你认为这是几乎接近完美的时候,Capella把奢侈的水平又提高到了一个层次。其屡获殊荣的Auriga Spa提供一系列100%自然有机产品,9个治疗室都配有私人花园。

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Capella用餐将是你的一次环球美食之旅。四家专业餐厅正等待着满足你的味蕾。全天供餐的Knolls将把你带去地中海,享受美味海鲜佳肴。Cassia让你品味现代东方的广东美食。Bob’s Bar 则让人回到20世纪50年代和60年代的古巴岛,是一天结束时享受鸡尾酒的最佳选择。Chef’s Table – 这间带有私人厨师和全天可定制菜单的私人餐厅,可为你的朋友和家人提供各种隐密庆祝活动。
所有这些因素使Capella 成为本地和游客最受欢迎的酒店。新加坡的Capella为怀旧的历史注入了清新的空气,在城市的乌托邦中唤起你难以忘怀的旧日魅力。

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the Capella Hotel, Sentosa Singapore, luxury hotels

 Image courtesy of Capella Singapore

the Capella Hotel, Sentosa Singapore, luxury hotels

 Image courtesy of Capella Singapore

the Capella Hotel, Sentosa Singapore, luxury hotels

 Image courtesy of Capella Singapore

the Capella Hotel, Sentosa Singapore, luxury hotels

 Image courtesy of Capella Singapore


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