Peninsula Excelsior

Singapore, Singapore

11.1 K reviews
Good hotel for solo travelers. Close to MRT. Great location.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Radio
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Internet Access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Carpeting
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
  • Facility
    • Laundry Facilities
    • Elevators
    • Restaurant(s) with air conditioning
    • Laundry Service
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Shops
    • Café
    • Medical Assistance
    • Currency Exchange
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Sun terrace
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Number of Pools
    • Sauna
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Children's Entertainment
5 Coleman Street Singapore 179805


Located in the middle of Singapore's bustling Civic District, the hotel is just a stone’s throw away from the historical Singapore River, where the island's early immigrants first set foot. Within 5-10 minutes, guests will find Fort Canning Park, Merlion Park, Victoria Theatre and Concert Hall, Sir Stamford Raffles Landmark (1819), the National Museum of Singapore, Drama Centre, Esplanade Theatre on the Bay, Chinatown and Clarke Quay. Shopping is also on the hotel's doorstep with the Excelsior Shopping Centre, Peninsula Plaza, Peninsula Shopping Centre, High Street Centre, Funan Centre and Raffles City. The nearest public transport is the City Hall MRT station which is across the street from the hotel, and it takes just 5 minutes to Orchard Road, Bugis Village and Shenton Way.


The hotel was built in 1974. The air-conditioned establishment comprises a total of 591 rooms. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Services such as a safe and a currency exchange service ensure a comfortable stay. Wireless internet access (for a fee) is available to travellers in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area, a café and a bar. Shopping facilities are also available. Those arriving in their own vehicles can leave them in the car park of the accommodation for a fee. Additional services include a babysitting service, a childcare service, medical assistance, room service and a laundry service.


The hotel features rooms with air conditioning and a bathroom. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed, a queen-size bed or a king-size bed. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. Internet access, a telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi add to the comfort of the holiday. Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer can also be found in each of the bathrooms. The establishment offers family rooms and non-smoking rooms.


A pool and an outdoor pool are available to guests. A sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are also available. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. A range of options are available, including a gym, a spa and a sauna. Additional services include an entertainment programme for children, offering numerous activities.


The accommodation offers breakfast, lunch and dinner.


The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: American Express, VISA, Diners Club, JCB and MasterCard.


  • Location
    "Great location"

    Excellent underground metro. Location was fantastic. Location of the hotel was excellent.

    "Great location." "Central location near the beach, with great shopping and sightseeing nearby." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly." "Close to business sites."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Concierge staff fantastic. Room attendants excellent. Excellent security.

    "Service is acceptably professional, but some complaints about reception staff." "Friendly service, especially good laundry service." "Housekeeping and management are lacking." "Room service is average." "Concierge service is average." "Booking process should be better organized." "Great hotel security." "Recreation staff is nice." "Bar service is acceptable."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Free Wi-Fi. Internet unreliable. Wifi included.

    "WiFi is good value." "Wifi quality could be improved."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Great buffet breakfast. Excellent breakfasts. Copious breakfast.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    AC worked well. NON SMOKING ROOM SMELLED OF SMOKE. Wall paper peeling off.

    "Okay-sized rooms with good views." "Poor beds and room cleanliness, with a substandard TV." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Inadequate minibars in older, poorly-maintained rooms." "Below average furnishing, balconies, and A/C." "Shower can be a problem."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Modern facilities. Supreme Court. 3 elevators out of action.

    "Okay buildings and entrance area." "Facilities are old, but the terrace is lovely." "Elevator in need of updating." "Architecture not so nice." "Nice smoking area." "Good meeting & event facilities." "Good outdoor sports facilities."

  • Cleanliness
    "Could use a good cleaning"

    NON SMOKING ROOM SMELLED OF SMOKE. Hallways dingy. It smells dirty.

    "Unclean rooms and pool area." "The bathrooms and dining area need some cleaning." "Moderately clean hotel facilities." "Wellness & sports facilities could use better cleaning."

  • Comfort
    "More comfort would be nice"

    Air conditioner didn't work properly. Tiny corner room. Bar fridge was tiny.

    "Uncomfortable, with guests complaining about noise and the A/C." "Small bathrooms, okay room size, but complaints about bed comfort."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Not much atmosphere. Interior is a bit dated. Noisy hallway.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Luxurious Hotel." "Entrance area is ok." "Hotel is relatively stylish." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good choice for a city trip."