Sofitel Singapore City Centre is located between historic Chinatown and the lion city’s vibrant central business district. It is the crown jewel of the multi-billion dollar mixed development Tanjong Pagar Centre which features Singapore’s tallest building at 290 metres, a prestigious residential and office tower, premier retail and event spaces and a beautifully landscaped parklands and with direct MRT station access just below the hotel.
Natural elegance is in full bloom at Sofitel Singapore City Centre. The hotel’s interiors elegantly juxtapose vibrant rose gold accents with striking design features and botanical motifs, inspired by the sublime geometry of a traditional jardin à la française and the rich green spaces of Singapore, also known as the Garden City. At its core is the lobby centrepiece, Singapour Je T’aime, designed by Jana Ruzickova and manufactured by Czech designer Lasvit, Guestrooms feature bold artwork inspired by the rich shades of leaves, while Lasvit’s French-inspired lighting fixtures elegantly merge metropolitan flair with floral shapes and patterns. In addition, the hotel also commissioned its own Artist-in-Residence, renowned Italian artist Arianna Caroli who created the inspiring Bouquet Magnifique.
Sofitel Singapore City Centre features 223 guest rooms and suites that boast signature bedding concept by Sofitel MyBedTM, Bose® entertainment system, the latest 55-inch Samsung Smart TV, Wi-Fi, Handy mobile phone with complimentary calls to 10 countries, a Virgin Active fitness kit, selection of exclusive in-room amenities by Nespresso and TWG Tea and premium toiletries by Lanvin and Hermès. The hotel is well-catered to corporate/business and leisure travellers who seek the ultimate in luxury and comfort. Guests staying in the suites will have access to the Club Millésime executive lounge with exclusive services such as complimentary breakfast, all-day refreshments, evening cocktails and more.
The hotel features a 30-metre infinity pool set amidst the scenic urban landscapes of the lion city’s Central Business District as well as SoFit which offers guests 24-hour access to the latest TechnoGym equipment for cardio and weight-training. Luxury Premium, Luxury Club and Prestige suite guests also have exclusive access to the sprawling 31,000sq.ft. Virgin Active Fitness Club – Tanjong Pagar. SoSpa services may also be arranged by the hotel and is located at Sentosa offering a range of signature massages and pampering facial treatments.
Racines is Sofitel Singapore City Centre’s signature restaurant in the heart of Tanjong Pagar. The name Racines is the French word for Roots, which is eponymous to the culinary team’s inspirations and influences. Itis the brainchild of the hotel’s Executive Chef Jean-Charles Dubois and the latest addition to the lion city’s vibrant dining scene. Racines features traditional French classics alongside refined local Chinese delicacies prepared by two distinct brigades of chefs using custom-built Marrone stoves from Italy.
The restaurant’s unique DNA is evident and is celebrated in its two distinctive and totally autonomous cuisines – Gastronomie Française and Refined local Chinese Cuisine. Menu highlights include French classics such as Racines’ Signature Grenouille or Frog Legs served with Pan-Fried Pink Garlic, Parsley and Wild Mushroom Emulsion;
Traditional Lobster Bisque with Coral Oil, Basil Ravioli and Micro Cress; Local Kale Salad with Baby Heirloom Tomatoes, Toasted Pumpkin Seeds in Passionfruit Vinaigrette; Chargrilled Galician Octopus with Avocado, Lime Crème Fraiche and Smoked Sweet Paprika and Marrone Grilled Gourmet Meats including Australian Wagyu Beef Striploin.
Racines’ interactive and dynamic open-kitchen concept is designed to provide diners a sensorial experience. Featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, the restaurant boasts a panoramic 180-degree view of Tanjong Pagar’s skyscrapers and traditional shop houses. A sprawling herb garden cocoons the restaurant, featuring the freshest produce used for both culinary and mixology purposes. Adorned with customised furniture and avant-garde lighting fixtures for understated elegance, Racines also features its own apiary courtesy of a specially designed bee hotel so guests can enjoy the freshest honey. Diners will treated to the restaurant’s very own pâtisserie and gelato corner as well as state-of-the-art Weinz oven producing freshly-baked croissants and bread daily. Live stations providing charcuterie and the freshest garden salads are also available.
Located on level five of the hotel, Racines is easily accessible with direct lifts from Tanjong Pagar MRT and is situated at the hotel’s main lobby area. The restaurant can seat a maximum of 136 diners and offers a dynamic and convivial space that can be configured to accommodate groups of various sizes.
1864 – LOBBY BAR
Following the tradition of barrel-aged cocktail-making and the simple sophistication of martinis, 1864 (homage to the foundation year of Tanjong Pagar’s docking industry) aims to provide the perfect after-work vibe. This bar will also be the home for the timeless ritual of Champagne sabering. Guests can enjoy Sofitel’s signature afternoon Hi-Tea and handcrafted gourmet bites and tapas throughout the day.