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[Travel] Staycation 2D1N at Parkroyal on Pickering, Singapore

Decided to spent our time for staycation instead of flying somewhere to celebrate my last Desember birthday and our 3rd anniversary. Somehow hubby oppose this staycation idea, because he always say that why we have to stay at hotel if we have our own place to stay. For me, staycation is for something different especially for special occasion, rather than spend for flight ticket flying to other place. 

We spent staycation at Park Royal Upper Pickering for 2D1N. As usual, check-in time is about 2pm. So we walked around Chinatown Point which is just beside this hotel and had our lunch there.


PARKROYAL on Pickering Street hotel in Singapore is conveniently located at the junction of New Bridge Road and Upper Pickering Street, opposite Hong Lim Park. It is the gateway to Singapore’s dynamic Central Business District, surrounded by prominent landmarks such as Chinatown, One George Street, China Square Central and Far East Square. You can enjoy superior views of the Singapore River, Raffles City and Marina Bay areas from your hotel room or suite. The location is a short walk away from Clarke Quay, Chinatown and Raffles Place MRT stations.
We love to explore iconic places, that’s one of the reason we spent our staycation at this hotel. My  architect colleague always call this hotel “kueh lapis”, designed by WOHA.
And for me as a Landscape Architect, i really love the landscape concept here, so i was very curious to see with my own eyes. For us as a designer, there are always reasons why we choose to stay at certain hotel..
At the lobby, you will be welcomed by green wall and reflective pool with bubbling water accent and unusual edging treatment.

Waiting lobby with the full glass up to ceiling exposing the greenery background.

Love the treatment water feature, greenery as well as paving pattern. Something different and refreshing. This space is like enclosed pathwalk. Actually on the left side is the busy road, love the greenery treatment here creating a serene space.
This “kueh lapis”, reminiscing contour line for me, it’s actually inspired by the paddy terrace.

Another part of lobby area.

The hanging garden concept.

From outside.

Another side..

The spiral staircase beside the lobby..

Lift lobby towards the guest room.
Corridor walkway towards our room..
Opposite is actually HDB view.
Greenery is everywhere, this greenwall is beside our room, the are few voids along the corridor.
OHOHTEEDEE, start!

The Guest Room

Suprisingly the room is very spacious, even though we stay at Standard Room.
The interior design is not so fantastic, but we love the big glass window, open the view towards CBD area. You can even spot few Singapore iconic building such as the Esplanade.

The bathroom with fancy mozaic tiles, similar to their facade colour template. 

Bathroom toiletries and refill water bottle.

Yes, this is the view i was talking about. Not so sure what’s the function of the shelves beside the light.
View top down from our room’s window.

City view from our room.

My first OOTD at the corridor in front of our room.

And this view facing HDB.

OOTD detail:
– Heilidth High Collar Top in White from Lovebonito.
– Wrap Suede Pencil Skirt from First & I, ASOS, you can get it here.
– Nude heels from Zara
– Chain Shoulder Bag mini from Valentino Garavani

And OOTD continues… All place there is insta worthy..
Now we are at 300m Gaden Walk.

Yup this is how the overall garden looks.

Still at Garden Walk..

And their unique colourful Birdcage Pavilion.

We walked at Garden behind the pool area. Right behind me is the spa room.

Tiering greens! Love how concrete and plaster and paint (which is cheap material) can become like this.

Ok then we come back again to lobby area.

There are few feature screen.

And the walkway along Upper Pickering Street. This is a public walkway, so actually without staying at hotel you can enjoy this area.

The detail is very pinterish.

Kueh lapis!

And come back again to our room.. I love this window spot for photograph.

And also their spiral staircase.. I really addicted to staircase, anytime, anywehere…
OOTD Detail
– Black Top from Aforarcade.
– Pleated Skirt in Taupe from Lovebonito

Fibonacci sequence.

This spiral staicase link to 4th storey event area, usually wedding will be held on this area.
And i am ready for swimming pool. Oh yeah!

Pose at my favourite window, hope u don’t mind the fattie.. LOL!

The Infinity Pool and Poolside Cabana
Location: Dedicated Wellness Floor on Level Five

Opening Hours: 6:00am to 10:00pm

Set amidst lush greenery, the fifth floor of our hotel-in-a-garden is home to dedicated wellness space which incorporates fitness and recreational facilities including an outdoor infinity pool overlooking the city, jacuzzi and a 300-metre garden walk. 
The colourful birdcage-inspired cabanas along the perimeter of the pool also provide a comfortable chill-out space for guests to lounge. You treat yourself to a selection of local specialties and western favourites such as Nasi Goreng and hand-pulled pizzas available from their poolside menu.

View looking towards Clarke Quay area.

Chill at yellow birdcage.

After swimming, we went ahead to Chinatown Point for our dinner. My favourite Bijin Nabe! The q that day not too long, within half an hour we managed to get our table.

Yum yum! I love this chicken collagen soup… Fresh vegetable and seafood.

When we went back to hotel after our dinner, it’s dark alrd. 

Lighting so lovely, spot light cast the plants shadow at ceiling.

Love the effect.

We decided to have a walk at pool area.

Enjoying night view beside the pool.

And this stunning red pavilion across the pool area.
Flavia Stappy Flat Shoes from Lovebonito.

That was our Day 1 at Parkroyal Pickering.
Wake up on the next day and ready for swimming.

Again, at my favourite shot, seriously, this spot is worth for photographs!

Siluet photograph!

Swimming at infinity pool.

Enjoy morning breeze.

My back view..

After swimming, we had our complimentary breakfast at their restaurant, LIME.
The view from LIME restaurant.
And continuing OOTD..

Sorry, the same spot again, because i love it so much!


OOTD Detail:
– Lace Dress from Smooch The Label.
– Nude Heels from Zara
– Chain Shoulder Bag Mini from Valentino Garavani

And another OOTD before check-out from hotel.

On their Garden Walks.

Why am i so chao-tah (tan skin) here.. LOL!

This view though!

OOTD Detail:
– Stiped Top from Temt (i like shopping versatile piece there, because the price is super cheap! and material is pretty comfy)
– White Peplum Skirt from Alice Mccall last season
– Chain Shoulder Bag Mini from Valentino Garavani
– Flavia Stappy Flat from Lovebonito

Accessories detail:
– Hat from carousell
– Bracelet from Bottega Venetta

And we are ready to check-out..

Waiting lobby, see hubby at reflection.

View from lobby while waiting they clear our check-out, the green background so lush. Diners at Lime Restaurant enjoy the similar view too.. So serene right?
I wish can wake up everyday like this? 
And few pretty snapshot!
Hope you enjoy the photographs and my sharing on this post, for your reference and some inspiration.
Parkroyal on Pickering, Singapore

Address: 3 Upper Pickering Street,
Singapore 058289

Telephone: +65 6809 8888
Toll-Free3071 3078
Fax+65 6809 8889

BY CAR
From Changi International Airport, head onto the East Coast Parkway (ECP) and take Exit 15 to Rochor Road. Turn left at North Bridge Road, then right at North Boat Quay, followed by another left at New Bridge Road. Turn left onto Upper Pickering Street to arrive at the hotel.

BY TAXI
The journey from Changi International Airport should take approximately 20 minutes and will cost between SGD 20 to SGD 30.

BY CHANGI AIRPORT SHUTTLE
The airport shuttle is available at all three terminals at a rate of SGD 9 per passenger. This 19-seater airport shuttle runs at 30-minute intervals, with a travel time of 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the number of stops at other hotels.

BY MASS RAPID TRANSIT (MRT)
Board the train from Changi and alight at the Tanah Merah Station. Transfer to the Green Line heading towards Outram MRT Station. Alight at Outram, then take the Purple Line to Chinatown, exiting via Exit E (towards Chinatown Point Shopping Centre). The hotel is just a one-minute walk from this station. Estimated travel time from Changi Airport is one hour.



XOXO,

YuniQueYuni

2 Comments

  1. You look gorg in ALL your photos Yuni 💕 Glad u enjoyed your stayca ❤️

    xoxo, Aldora
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  2. Thanks dear… 🙂

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