The opening of the new Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson enlivens the MacPherson district with 298 vibrantly decorated guest rooms and a distinctive façade which showcases the hotel’s elevated pool garden, evoking a tropical resort vibe to the design-led hotel.
Strategically located at the crossroads of MacPherson and Aljunied road, the hotel is part of a mixed use development and sits atop Macpherson Mall, with rooms occupying levels 4 to 9. The mall is set to open in June 2016 with a myriad of shops and food and beverage options, offering guests an added measure of convenience and amenities.
The exuberant Ibis Styles brand, which has over 210 uniquely designed hotels managed by AccorHotels. The hotel is currently accepting bookings and will welcome its first guests in April 2016.
The development is owned by LVND Investments Pte Ltd, a consortium comprising Lian Huat Group, Nobel Design Holdings, Expand Group and Steel Industries. It acquired the site in June 2013, and carried out extensive works to completely transform the building’s interiors and exterior, adding in more guest rooms, a 25m swimming pool and a fully-equipped gymnasium.
Mr. Patrick Kho, Group Managing Director of Lian Huat Group, says, “Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson is a landmark development for the area and is a much-anticipated boon to the business and residential community, who now have a modern and stylish place to accommodate their visiting colleagues.”
Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson offers a wide range of room types to suit travellers’ varied needs, with brightly decorated accommodation across five different categories, including Triple Rooms, as well as Family Rooms which come equipped with a kitchenette. Rooms range from 18sqm to 20sqm in size, each featuring custom-built furniture and fittings tailored to the multifarious layouts found throughout the re-engineered hotel, marrying style and comfort at exceptional value.
The hotel offers a pool garden on level four providing a relaxing retreat where they can take a dip in the hotel’s 25m swimming pool nestled within a tropical haven of palm trees, in a resort setting with verdant views of the MacPherson estate. Guests can enjoy breakfast in the air-conditioned lounge or by the poolside chill out area.
Ibis Styles Singapore on MacPherson is situated at the confluence of three subway (MRT) lines, offering direct access to the city’s top sights and attractions such as Gardens By The Bay, Sentosa, Chinatown, Little India, as well as its civic and business districts, sports hub and convention centres.
The hotel offers free shuttle bus service to the nearby MRT stations including Tai Seng (circle line), Potong Pasir (northeast line) and Paya Lebar (east-west line) MRT stations, and is a 20-minute drive to Changi International Airport. MacPherson area is a growing business area with three blocks of offices as well as educational institutions. The mall itself will contain some 80 shops and is the only integrated F&B/retail centre in a two-km radius.