Enjoyable stay next to Singapore river at Furama Riverfront


Pleasant and elegant retreat from the urban rush at the Furama RiverFront. The beautiful hotel features well-appointed rooms with a full range of contemporary amenities overlooking either the Singapore skyline, lush greenery or the swimming pool. Furama Riverfront is one of the legendary hotels of Singapore. This hotel which has been there for more than 30 years has recently renovated with expanded rooms and more amenities. But it has retained the old world charm of elegant decor and luxurious feel. It is quite popular with Indians due to competitive rates and being accessible to some of the best parts of Singapore.

Furama hotel boasts proximity to gardens and a valley!

Furama Riverfront Hotel is a property in Singapore that comes with 605 rooms and accommodates a laptop safe, individual climate control, wireless internet, TV with satellite channels and a separate toilet. Some rooms feature views of the Singapore River. They all have carpet floor and modern furniture.

Breakfast is offered in the lounge every morning. The non-smoking restaurant serves American dishes. The cozy bar serves a selection of mineral water, tea and cocktails.

Great hotel for the budget savvy!

Drinks and live entertainment can found at the Waterfall Lounge. We were staying in the newly renovated Deluxe rooms on the 15th floor of Furama Riverfront. These are quite spacious rooms with a poster bed which can accommodate a family of 2 adults and one kid and even has space for a sofa chair and a working table. The decor of the room is minimalistic but in bright colors, and the pictures are from Tong Bahru which is the earliest settlement in Singapore.

The bathroom is also spacious with a nice bath tub to lounge in and all the amenities you require like shampoo, bathing gel, toothpaste, toothbrush, towels accessible quickly.

Furama Riverfront stands along the banks of Singapore River and is a 10-minute drive from Clarke Quay and Orchard Road. A free shuttle service to Clarke Quay and Orchard Road provided. Located between the colorful Chinatown and Orchard Road, Furama RiverFront is a 30-minute drive from Changi Airport.

Shopping Paradise!

Furama Riverfront is very close to Chinatown, and some of the other attractions close by are Clarke Quay, which is about a mile from the hotel and also the famous Chettiar temple. If you are inclined historically, you can also check out the Chinatown Heritage Centre which is just about a mile from the hotel. You can also get a free shuttle to Orchard Road which is the main shopping area of Singapore.

Where to Eat?

For international dishes, you can visit The Square@Furama. For dinner, you can visit Kintamani Indonesian Restaurant which serves authentic Halal Indonesian cuisine. We were lucky to be there during Ramadan time so we could try a lot of Ramadan varieties. Balinese chef I Gusti Nyoman Kaler has made traditional stuff like rendang, nasi kuning and es teler available.

Guests can benefit from an outdoor swimming pool, a ballroom, and a courtyard and relax using a hot tub and an outdoor Jacuzzi. Multiple activities, including tennis, gym, table tennis and golf, are available on site.

Furama Riverfront Hotel is at 405, Havelock Road, Clarke Quay, Singapore. Room rates start at around 180 Singapore Dollars, but you can get a good deal for around 140-160 Singapore Dollars if you book in advance on the net.


Furama Riverfront is one of my top choices when going to Singapore. Their room rates are reasonable, and the rooms are fashionable and quite spacious. The rooms are immaculate and comfortable, and the buffet breakfast and evening meal were exquisite a lot of options and appetizing. Lovely building. Welcoming staff, walls are thick enough so you can enjoy your peace and quiet sleep. We had a very relaxing and enjoyable stay at Furama Riverfront.


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