Good budget hotels/hostels in Singapore with ensuite rooms?Is 4 days good enough for Sin Tour?

I will tour Singapore with wife and 5 yrs old son? Is 4 days enough? What attractions should I not miss? Any suggestions about family friendly budget hotels/hostels/guest houses? Thanks in advance.


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4 days is good! The Night Safari, Zoo and Bird Park are all great family places (I would probably rank them in that order), so do try to catch those - the Safari opens when the Zoo closes, and both of them are right next to each other, so it might be good to do both of those on a single day, although that could be pretty tiring.

Sentosa (one of our offshore islands) is good fun for a day at the beach (and has a whole number of attractions located there, including the Underwater World, a 4D (4-dimensional) theatre, the Tiger Sky Tower, the Sentosa Luge and Skyride, and a Butterfly and Insect Park. An alternative to Sentosa - with fewer attractions, but good nonetheless for a beach outing - would be the East Coast Park () - cycling, fishing, cable skiing () and a food centre with pretty good grub.
Try to do the beach outing on Day 2 or 3, so that if it rains, you still have a bit of a buffer.

In terms of indoor attractions, you'll probably want to explore some of the museums - the National Museum of Singapore, Asian Civilisations Museum and Peranakan Museum are all recommended. Also check out the city's ethnic quarters. Little India is a must (Here's a link to 2 good walking tours: ), and possibly checkout Kampong Glam, too, for its Malay Heritage Centre. Nearby Arab Street is excellent for souvenirs.

Accommodation-wise, for a family-friendly budget hotel, try Hotel (S$149 a night, right in the heart of town) (), or perhaps the Peninsula Excelsior Hotel ($150 a night, and they're currently having a promotion when every 3rd night is free) ()

Hope this helps! A big welcome in advance!
ya, 4 days tour in Singapore should be good enough and since you have a young children you may want to visit places where for tourist attraction like Sentosa, Night Safari, Mount Faber, Fort Cunning, Museum, Chinatown, Geylang and Little India and Orchard Road and if you would like to try our local dish you may go down to Newton Circus Hawker Centre where you may find alot of varieties of food and for accomodation, you may want to tell me you budget and will help you to look out for place for you to put up.

It all depends on what you want to see and do in Singapore but 4 days is a good start.

Do take in the usual tourist places which are quite good, especially when you have a child in tow. Take in the Night Safari, the Zoo, the Bird Park (combo tickets can be bought if you intend to visit 2 or 3 of these places). Go on a ride on the Singapore Flyer or on a short ride up the Singapore River or head over to Sentosa. For these, you can visit .

For less costly options, head over to some museums (National Museum of Singapore, Singapore Art Museum, etc). Again combo tickets are available. Visit for information. The Esplanade Theatre offers performances (some free) for you to enjoy and a guided tour of the theatre is also available.

Since it is Singapore, shopping and eating are must-dos. There are many malls in the Orchard Road/Marina Bay area and some specialty malls such as Funan the IT Mall, etc. Visit the various hawker centres to sample the different types of food (Lau Pa Sat is a slightly more expensive but central place to try).

As for accommodation, there are many hotels to choose from and you can check out or or . Try Hotel81 in Chinatown, the Furama hotels, Riverview hotels, YWCA, etc. The lower end ones will be charging between S$100 to S$160 per night. Hotels under S$100 generally are in the less reputable areas and are not so suitable since you have a child. You may want to check for hostels.
Hi 4 days is good for a tour to Singapore.
Budget class hotels you may want to consider are

Frangrance Hotel Waterfront(near Sentosa) or the Wishart Road Branch
The Beach Hotel in City Hall, near Suntec City
Waterloo hostel
You can also check out for more selections.

Sentosa Cluster
1) Start with Sentosa and go can go shopping in Vivocity, Harbourfront

Orchard Area
1) Shopping, don't miss the new ION Orchard. Toys R'Us in Forum The Shopping Mall
2) Botanical Gardens
3) Visit the Tourist Desk in Orchard and you can find out more about the tourist attractions.
4) Sign up for the free Singapore Tour at the Tourist Desk in Changi Airport.
Suntec-City Hall Area
1) Bugis night market with the street stall. Much like the Farmer's Market or Flea Mart style of Shilin or Greenwich Village.
2) Little India
3) Geylang Serai, Malay Village
4) Chinatown
5) Singapore Art Museum
6) National Museum
7) Philatalic Museum
8) Singapore Mint Museum

Western Part of Singapore Houses
1) Science Centre, worth going if you have children and expose them to the curosities of the world from Physics to Chemistry and Natural Sciences.
2) Omni-theatre
3) Snow City
4) Singapore Bird Park

1) Singapore Zoo
2) Night Safari, I think you can give this a miss, not really worth going in my opinion.

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