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Connoisseur’s Guide to Marina Bay Sands Hotel and Sands SkyPark®

Written by Aksel Ritenis


Hotel, Dining, Shopping & Entertainment – All in one!

Marina Bay Sands Hotel consists of three unique hotel towers crowned by the magnificent Sands SkyPark. With over 2,500 rooms and suites, Marina Bay Sands Hotel is the biggest hotel in Singapore. The rooms offer views of the South China Sea or Marina Bay and the Singapore skyline.

Marina Bay Sands Hotel at a glance:

2,561 rooms and suites, 55 floors, 18 different room types. Includes 230 luxury suites that come with butler service and privileged access to VIP areas.





Rise Lounge– a lobby lounge serving light fare, express continental breakfast, afternoon tea and refined wines and cocktails.

SweetSpot an espresso bar, bakery and cake shop.

Jin Shan (金山) a high-end restaurant serving exquisite Chinese fare.

24-hour In-Room Dining which offers an extensive menu selection to tantalize the palate of guests from every region.

An array of dining experiences at the hotel include:

Rise– an all-day restaurant featuring world cuisine, emphasizing South East Asian specialties.Rise offers buffet and a-la-carte breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper.

Fuse-a lobby bar that is the energy center of the atrium, offering mood and vibe music.

Design highlights:

The hotel has sloping towers and straight legs connected at Level 23 to form a single building. In hotel Tower 1, the slope is as steep as 26 degrees, making it one of the most complex hotels ever built. During its construction phase, Marina Bay Sands built one new hotel floor every four days, the fastest pace ever for a development of this scale in Singapore.

The best views of Singapore – Sands SkyPark. The Sands SkyPark is an architectural masterpiece sitting on top of the three hotel towers at Marina Bay Sands. This 1.2 hectare tropical oasis is longer than the Eiffel Tower is tall and large enough to park four-and- a-half A380 jumbo jets. It extends to form one of the world’s largest public cantilevers.

Built at the height of 200 meters. Its lush, landscaped gardens are home to 250 trees and 650 plants Offers a total of 12,400 square meters of space – big enough to fit three football fields .A ticketed public observation deck that can host hundreds of people.

Hotel guests have the exclusive use of a 150-meter infinity swimming pool, the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height.

The Club at Marina Bay Sands, the executive club lounge at Tower 2, allows club/suite guests to enjoy their breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails while enjoying the spectacular views at the SkyPark.




By 8 pm every night, The Club at Marina Bay Sands offers an indulgent Chocolate Bar concept that is open to the public.

Acclaimed restaurants include:

Sky on 57,-which serves Modern Asian cuisine and other signature dishesby Singapore’s celebrity chef Justin Quek. Sky on 57 is located at Tower 1.

Top party destination

At the other end in Tower 2 sits KU DÉ TA, a world renowned lifestyle destination provides guests with three different concepts within one outlet. It offers a restaurant serving world class cuisine, a Club Lounge with a bar and intimate dance floor and Poolside Terrace where guests lounge in the infinity pool, sipping their cocktails.

Two of the hottest clubs with locations in New York, Miami and Los Angeles have chosen the Marina Bay Sands’ Crystal Pavilion as the venue for their most ambitious and expensive nightclubs. Floating in the middle of Marina Bay, the two clubs will play host to star-studded private parties, exclusive events and rock concerts.

Pangaea, a name synonymous with sophisticated world-class entertainment and service will occupy the first level of the southern Crystal Pavilion. Pangaea’s ultra-lounge bar will be accessible through an underwater tunnel and will host up to 500 party- goers a night.

Following much anticipation, nightclub Avalon will soon rise from the Singapore bay in the southern Crystal Pavilion.

Headed up by nightlife veteran Steven Adelman, Avalon aims to bring a new level of musical adventure to its patrons.

Combining performances from the world’s leading DJs with live music in a multi-sensory interactive environment, Avalon is set to redefine the nightclub experience.

Not just a Hotel but a Lifestyle Experience!

Marina Bay Sands® is Asia’s leading destination for business, leisure and entertainment. With over 300 shops and restaurants, there is something for everyone at Marina Bay Sands – from renowned celebrity chefs and luxurious shopping to world-class theater productions and fabulous nightlife.


Asia’s Premier Shopping Destination

With close to 800,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, the Shops at Marina Bay Sands will transform the retail landscape in Singapore with the country’s first large-scale luxury shopping mall in the heart of the Central Business District. Shoppers can experience a refreshing mix of international luxury brands, emerging labels and new concepts, including the Louis Vuitton “island” store housed in the Crystal Pavilion (North). Natural sunlight bathes the passageway of the mall, illuminating the interiors through magnificent glass windows. Other innovative concepts include Singapore’s first skating rink within a mall, as well as a canal, which takes visitors on a sampan boat ride through the retail belt.

Luxury brands include:

Bally, Blancpain, Bottega Veneta, Breguet, Bulgari, Burberry, Cartier, CHANEL, Chopard, Christian Dior, Fendi, Franck Muller, Gucci, Hermès, Jaeger-LeCoultre, Jimmy Choo, Louis Vuitton, Manolo Blahnik, Miu Miu, Patek Philippe, Prada, Ralph Lauren, Richard Mille, Salvatore Ferragamo, Tiffany & Co., Vacheron Constantin, Van Cleef & Arpels and Yves Saint Laurent.

New-to-Market brands include:

Anne Fontaine, a.testoni, De Beers, Hermès Watches, HOAMGAR, iROO, Kieselstein-Cord, LEVIEV, Paul & Joe, Marisfrolg, MOISELLE, Ralph Lauren Purple Label and Collection, Scavia, Stefano Ricci, Uomo Collezioni, Wolford and Zadig & Voltaire.

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As well it is A Culinary heaven!

Marina Bay Sands is elevating Singapore’s dining scene on to the global stage with an unbeatable mix of world-renowned chefs, signature restaurants, cafés and bistros. Acclaimed celebrity chefs creating culinary magic at Marina Bay Sands are: Mario Batali (New York) Daniel Boulud (New York) Wolfgang Puck (Los Angeles) Santi Santamaria (Barcelona)Guy Savoy (Paris)Tetsuya Wakuda (Sydney) Justin Quek (Singapore).

Over 50 dining experiences await guests of Marina Bay Sands. These include restaurants offering mouth- watering array of culinary delights to suit every palate, such as: Imperial Treasure Fine Chinese Cuisine, located in the casino building, offers diners an authentic array of Cantonese and Teochew cuisines.

It boasts eight private dining rooms and a wide range of fine wine, offering an exceptional dining experience:

Jin Shan, an exciting new high-end restaurant serving exquisite Chinese fare, makes its debut at Marina Bay Sands.

Hide Yamamoto offers a unique multi-concept dining experience. There are four-parts to this Japanese fine dining restaurant – Sushi Bar, Robata Grill, Teppan Tables and the Noodle Bar, each offering an exciting selection.

Rasapura Masters, a premium food marketplace, delivering the best regional street cuisine. Run by Singapore culinary icon,

Koufu, it features a “culinary stage” for cooking demonstrations and exciting gourmet events.

World-class entertainment

Marina Bay Sands will play host to everything from award-winning musicals to private parties at exclusive clubs. For something festive, the Event Plaza on the waterfront will provide an outdoor, urban atmosphere for live performances and light and laser shows.

Award-winning musicals.

There are two Marina Bay Sands theaters, and the Grand Theater. Both the Sands Theater and the Grand Theater are state-of-the-art venues, which have been designed to showcase world class entertainment of all genres for the ultimate guest experience. The Sands Theater has 1680 seats on two levels and the Grand Theater can accommodate up to 2155 guests.

Article Written by Axel Ritenis

Editor / Director of Connoisseur Magazine

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