Peninsula Excelsior

Singapore, Singapore

11.2 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
    • Hotel Room Safe
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Shops
    • Café
    • Currency Exchange
    • Medical Assistance
    • WLAN access
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant(s) with high-chairs
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Public Internet Access
  • Food
    • à la carte Dinner
    • à la carte Lunch
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Sun terrace
    • 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 is excellent.

    "Great location." "Central location with great sightseeing, dining out and shopping." "Near public transport, airport, and train station." "Accessible by car, but parking is costly."

  • Service
    "Service is adequate"

    Concierge staff fantastic. Fantastic Staff. Room attendants excellent.

    "Average reception and service professionalism is typical." "Friendly service, especially good laundry service." "Housekeeping and management are lacking." "Concierge service is average." "Room service could have been improved." "Booking process is sufficient." "Old, neglected rooms with uncomfortable beds, yet lovely views." "Recreation staff is nice." "Great hotel security."

  • Breakfast
    "Breakfast is average"

    Great buffet breakfast. Excellent breakfast buffet. Breakfast choice great.

    "Breakfast is decent but expensive."

  • Amenities
    "Ordinary amenities"

    Spacious lobby. Supreme court. Facilities are a little bit old.

    "Buildings are fine with old facilities and great terraces." "Great hotel grounds and outdoor sports facilities." "Elevator in need of updating." "Architecture not so nice." "Smoking area is ok." "Good meeting & event facilities."

  • WiFi
    "Regular internet service"

    Internet unreliable. Free wifi phone. Wifi works well.

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

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    AC worked well. Dirty bed sheet. Windows were dirty.

    "Standard room overall with standard beds, although quite small with low rated minibars." "Old rooms with poor furniture and A/C, but wonderful views." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Complaints about cleanliness, maintenance, and TVs." "Shower can be a problem." "Poorly reviewed kitchenettes and balconies."

  • Cleanliness
    "Quite clean"

    Towel with stains. Dirty bed sheet. It smells dirty.

    "Moderately clean pool area." "Rooms, bathrooms and dining area all need more 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.

    "Small rooms with comfort and noise issues." "Small rooms and poor A/C, but decent beds."

  • Vibe
    "Vibe is not too good"

    Facilities are a little bit old. Not much atmosphere. Pillow quite old.

    "Atmosphere is friendly but the vibe is low." "Hotel could use some updating." "Luxurious Hotel." "Stylish hotel." "Suitable for solo travelers." "Good choice for a city trip."