Capella Resort, Singapore

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Capella Singapore
Capella Singapore aerial view.jpg
Aerial view of Capella (2016)
Capella Resort, Singapore is located in Singapore
Capella Resort, Singapore
General information
StatusComplete
TypeHotel
Location1 The Knolls, Sentosa Island, Singapore
Coordinates1°14′58″N 103°49′28″E / 1.24944°N 103.82444°E / 1.24944; 103.82444Coordinates: 1°14′58″N 103°49′28″E / 1.24944°N 103.82444°E / 1.24944; 103.82444
Construction started2003
Completed2009
Technical details
Floor area95,246 m2 (1,025,220 sq ft)[1]
Design and construction
ArchitectFoster and Partners
DP Architects Pte Ltd
Structural engineerWeb Structures Pte Ltd
Main contractorTiong Seng Group
Website
www.capellahotels.com/singapore/

The Capella Resort, Singapore is a luxury resort situated in 30 acres (12 ha) of grounds and gardens located on Sentosa Island, Singapore. It has 112 manors, suites and guestrooms designed by Norman Foster. It was developed by Pontiac Land and officially opened in March 2009. Capella Singapore's long-stay accommodation arm, The Club at Capella Singapore comprises 81 serviced apartments, penthouses and manors.[2][3][4]

Architecture and design[edit]

The hotel, which opened in 2009, was designed by architectural firm Foster and Partners in collaboration with DP Architects Pte Ltd. The building integrates two Tanah Merah military buildings dating from the 1880s with a new hotel, villas, event spaces and a spa.[1][5]

The Tiong Seng Group was the building and civil contractor of the Capella Singapore with Millenia Hotel Pte Ltd. as their client.[6]

2018 North Korea–United States summit[edit]

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and U.S. President Donald Trump walking at the resort

The 2018 United States–North Korea Summit was held at the resort beginning at 9:04 a.m. Singapore Standard Time on 12 June 2018.[7] Singapore announced the several locations related to the Trump-Kim summit would be designated as "Special event areas" and secured by both leaders' own personal security teams, elite Singaporean police,[8] and the Gurkha Contingent of Singapore.[9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b www.fosterandpartners.com, Foster + Partners /. "Capella Resort - Foster + Partners". www.fosterandpartners.com.
  2. ^ "Accommodations". www.capellahotels.com. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. ^ "About". www.capellahotels.com. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Inside the hotel where Trump and Kim will meet". CNN Travel. 6 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  5. ^ "Capella Singapore, Sentosa Island Hotel - e-architect". 6 April 2009.
  6. ^ "The Capella, Singapore". Tiong Seng Group. Retrieved 6 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Trump-Kim summit to be held at Capella Hotel - NK News - North Korea News". 5 June 2018. Retrieved 5 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Trump-Kim summit venue? Security tightens near two hotels".
  9. ^ "Gurkhas of Nepal to protect Trump and Kim at summit". ABC News. Reuters/AP. 2018-06-06. Retrieved 2018-06-08.

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