Immerse Yourself in the Singapore Experience in This New Hotel!

Immerse Yourself in the Singapore Experience in This New Hotel in 24 Hours!

Comfort, convenience, and style all in one location.

Calling all travellers! Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre just opened its doors in April 2024, and it’s your latest chic passport to experiencing the Lion City’s vibrant energy! The new iconic hotel in Singapore will put you right in the heart of new horizons, and is only a short distance from iconic landmarks and trendy neighbourhoods in the city. A stay at Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre offers a seamless blend of business and leisure with the local cultural and culinary experiences, all right at your doorstep! 

But beyond its prime location, the hotel promises an unforgettable stay, from its diverse amenities to its exemplary service, allowing you to discover the very best of Singapore whilst unwinding in style and comfort.

Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre: What you need to know


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The brand new Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre is your ticket to exploring Singapore’s hotspots in less than 24 hours. This chic new hotel boasts stylish and comfortable rooms fit for every traveller — think plush beds, sleek furniture, and high-speed WiFi to keep you connected throughout the trip. Their rooms offer the utmost comfort, combining a homey ambiance and stunning views to boot, showcasing the beautiful views of Chinatown and Club Street.

Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre also offers an array of amenities and facilities to keep you busy throughout your stay. Take a dip in the 40m long outdoor swimming pool for a refreshing afternoon cooldown, or unwind with some meditation at the stunning Landscape Deck where nature is at every turn. What’s more, the hotel offers complimentary yoga classes for all guests!


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In addition, the hotel features an all-day dining restaurant, perfect for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with friends or family. Fill your palate with cuisines from different parts of the world at the in-house Chara Brasserie, which serves Mediterranean and Asian buffets (no pork, no lard), with a sumptuous spread ranging from familiar local favourites to tantalising international food fare. What’s more, the restaurant is on its way to getting its Halal certification! 

You could also indulge in an authentic blend of classic French cuisine and Alsace traditions at La Table D’Emma, enjoy famous Neapolitan pizzas (as featured in the movie, Eat, Pray, Love, at L’antica Pizzeria Da Michele, try out omakase dining at Sushi Ashino, or enjoy craft beers at Upward Taproom

Then, unwind at Klara Cafe & Bar, which features a stylish lounge that offers a curated menu of delicious drinks and cocktails, perfect for unwinding after a long day exploring the city. With such an array of amenities and F&B options onsite, Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre is truly a destination within a destination!

Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre’s prime location makes exploring Singapore’s hotspots easier than ever. Located at the heart of Singapore’s Chinatown and CBD area’s, a stay at Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre put up close to some of the city’s most vibrant cultural hubs, shopping enclaves, and tourist attractions. 

Best of all, the hotel is located just a short walk away from the Telok Ayer and Chinatown MRT station, which makes getting around Singapore an absolute breeze. Hold on—there’s more! By the end of 2024, the hotel will boast a brand new underground connection. This new expansion will provide guests with direct access to shopping and dining options, all located on the hotel’s basement 2 level. The best part? This underground link allows you to go to Chinatown and Telok Ayer MRT stations seamlessly. Imagine the ease of simply strolling in and out of the stations!

Must-see spots in Singapore that are just a stone’s throw away

1. Chinatown


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Distance from the hotel: 2 to 3-minute walk from the hotel

Step outside your doorstep at Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre and you’re instantly immersed in the vibrant heart of Chinatown. This vibrant, historical district is teeming with cultural charm and heritage, making it one of the must-visit spots in the city. 

Start by strolling through the narrow alleyways lined with traditional shophouses and hunt for local hidden gems in the maze-like streets. You can find everything here — from handcrafted souvenirs and delicious local treats at Chinatown Street Market to unique finds at trendy boutiques on Ann Siang Road.

A trip to Singapore is never complete without indulging in local food, and Chinatown is one of the best locations to fuel up on delicious grub. Plan your stay at Mercure ICON, nestled amidst a haven of Singapore’s top Hawker Centres. With Hong Lim Complex, Chinatown Complex Market and Food Centre, Maxwell Food Centre, and Lau Pa Sat (Satay Street after 7pm) all within easy reach, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to Michelin-starred street food adventures.

2. Little India

Little India

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Distance from the hotel: 3 stops away from Chinatown MRT

Looking for more cultural adventures in the heart of Singapore? Look no further than Little India, a vibrant district filled with colour, culture, and incredible aromas. Dive into Serangoon Road, the bustling main street, where the kaleidoscope of colours on the traditional shophouses makes for an Instaworthy backdrop for a memorable photo.

Be sure to explore the Sri Veeramakaliamman Temple, an iconic landmark in the area adorned with intricate sculptures and towering gopurams (gateway towers). Meanwhile, foodies will be in paradise with endless options for authentic Indian cuisine lining the streets. From steaming plates of biryani to crispy dosas, your taste buds will thank you! 

Don’t miss Tekka Centre, a lively marketplace overflowing with fresh flowers, spices, and textiles either. It’s a feast for the senses! And for late-night shopping adventures, Mustafa Centre is a legendary department store with everything from electronics to souvenirs. Little India is easily accessible by MRT and is a must-visit for any traveller seeking cultural immersion in Singapore!

3. Gardens by the Bay

Gardens by the Bay

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Distance from the hotel: 2 stops away from Telok Ayer MRT

Gardens by the Bay is a dazzling landmark in Singapore. This urban oasis boasts giant, glowing Supertrees that come alive with light and sound shows held in the evenings. Open the mind to quirky conservatories like Cloud Forest and Flower Dome and be transported to unique ecosystems teeming with exotic plants and waterfalls. Best of all, the Marina Bay area is only a short MRT ride away from Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre! 

4. Orchard Road

Orchard Road

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Distance from the hotel: 4 stops away from Chinatown MRT

No Singapore itinerary is complete without going to the legendary Orchard Road, a shopper’s paradise just a stone’s throw away from the hotel. The stretch boasts upscale malls brimming with luxury boutiques and local finds, flagship department stores, and trendy hangouts. Get whisked away into the world of fashion and food and indulge in some retail therapy at ION Orchard, or hunt for local finds at the buzzing Lucky Plaza.

After shopping, refuel at a trendy cafe along a charming alfresco walkway. In the evening, Orchard Road comes to life with dazzling lights and street performers, making it the perfect place to people-watch and just soak up the vibrant energy of Singapore.

5. Clarke Quay and Boat Quay

Clarke Quay and Boat Quay

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Distance from the hotel: 1 stop away from Chinatown MRT Station

Speaking of nightlife, one of the best locations to experience Singapore’s night activities, Clarke Quay, is only a few minutes away from Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre via MRT. While you can stroll along the Singapore River and discover the history of Clarke Quay during the day, this ambient area turns into the city’s top entertainment hotspot when the sun sets. 

Here, you’ll find an array of riverside restaurants offering international cuisine and open-air bars perfect to chill and relax while listening to live music. You could also hop on a traditional bumboat for a scenic river cruise. 

Alternatively, you can also visit Boat Quay, a historical area known for its rows of colonial-style shophouses lining the riverbank, all converted into stylish eateries offering a global selection of cuisines and alfresco dining. 

6. Bugis Junction

Bugis Junction

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Distance from the hotel: 4 stops away from Telok Ayer MRT 

Another dynamic shopper’s paradise within reach — Bugis Junction is where you’ll find the Bugis Street Market where a labyrinth of stalls is overflowing with everything from quirky souvenirs and handcrafted jewellery to trendy fashion finds. 

Take a break from shopping and get yourself steaming bowls of noodles, a delectable serving of satay, or grab a refreshing sugar cane juice to cool down from the heat. In the evening, get whisked away into Bugis Junction as it transforms into a street food haven, with alfresco eateries serving an array of local and international cuisine. Don’t miss Haji Lane, a narrow alleyway within the junction known for its vibrant street art and trendy cafes. It’s the perfect spot to capture IG-worthy snaps or simply relax and soak up the youthful energy of this lively neighbourhood.

As your whirlwind 24-hour adventure in Singapore draws to a close, you can head back to the tranquillity of your room at Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre. Look back on the day’s experiences — the cultural charm of Little India, the serene beauty of Gardens by the Bay, the retail therapy on Orchard Road, and more. This is just a taste of what Singapore has to offer, and with Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre as your homey springboard, you can explore the vibrant hotspots of Singapore all at your own pace, returning each evening to unwind in style and comfort.

Ready to experience Singapore on a whole new level? Avail exciting promos and discounts while you can!

  • Saver Rates: Book 7 days in advance and enjoy up to 15% off your stay, with an additional 5% off for Accor Life Limitless (ALL) members.
  • Advance Saver Rates: Book 14 days in advance and save up to 20% on your stay, plus an extra 5% off for ALL members.

For more information, check out Mercure ICON’s website and social media pages:

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Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre is located at 8 Club Street, Singapore 069472.

Brought to you by Mercure ICON Singapore City Centre

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Patricia Caleon
Patricia Caleon

Patricia is a simple girl who likes to express herself through pictures and words. Not much for talking; writing and taking pictures have always been her way of telling people of her stories and adventures. On a normal day, you'll probably see her reading a good book in one hand and a cup of coffee in another.