Shangri-La Hotel Singapore

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Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore logo.jpg
General information
Architectural styleHigh-rise
Address22 Orange Grove Road, 258350, Singapore
Coordinates1°18′40.4″N 103°49′35.2″E / 1.311222°N 103.826444°E / 1.311222; 103.826444Coordinates: 1°18′40.4″N 103°49′35.2″E / 1.311222°N 103.826444°E / 1.311222; 103.826444
Construction started1965
Completed
  • 1971 (Tower Wing)
  • 1985 (Valley Wing)
  • 1978 (Garden Wing)
OwnerShangri-La Hotels
ManagementShangri-La Hotels
Technical details
Floor count38 and 3 basements
Lifts/elevators80
Design and construction
DeveloperShangri-La Hotels
Main contractorShangri-La Hotels
Website
Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore

Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore is a five-star deluxe hotel located on Orange Grove Road, Orchard Road, Singapore.[1]

Opened on 23 April 1971, the hotel is the flagship and the first hotel of Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts.[2] The hotel has 747 guestrooms and suites spread over the Tower Wing, Garden Wing and Valley Wing,[3] 127 serviced apartments, and 55 condominium units.

The hotel is the annual host of a meeting of defence ministers, permanent heads of ministries, and military chiefs of 28 Asia-Pacific states since 2002 that has become known as the Shangri-La Dialogue.[4] On 7 November 2015, the hotel served as the venue of a historic meeting between the People's Republic of China's paramount leader Xi Jinping and the Republic of China's President Ma Ying-jeou, the first meeting between a Mainland China's and Taiwan's leader since the 1949 Chinese Communist Revolution.[5]

Tower Wing[edit]

Breakfast time by the poolside

Opened in 1971, Tower Wing is the main wing of the hotel and houses the deluxe rooms, executive rooms, Horizon Club rooms, and Horizon Premier Suite.

Besides the rooms and suites, majority of the dining outlets in the hotel are located at the Tower Wing.

Garden Wing[edit]

The Garden Wing opened in 1978. In 2011, the Garden Wing closed for renovation and reopened on 31 May 2012[6] after eight months of renovation which cost S$68 million.

Restaurants at the hotel[edit]

The food and beverage outlets at Shangri-La Hotel Singapore are operated by the same management.

The special event area for Trump-Kim Summit[edit]

The hotel is the part of special event area for Trump-Kim summit. On June 3 2018, a "special event area" was declared around the Shangri-La Hotel Singapore, Capella Singapore and extra security measures will be in force from June 10–14.2018 [7].

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.tripadvisor.com.my/Hotel_Review-g294265-d302109-Reviews-Shangri_La_Hotel-Singapore.html
  2. ^ Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore – Fast Facts
  3. ^ Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore – Rooms Archived 11 May 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  4. ^ About Shangri-La Dialogue
  5. ^ Campbell, Charlie (7 November 2015). "Leaders of China and Taiwan Meet for the First Time". Time. Retrieved 7 November 2015.
  6. ^ Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore – Garden Wing.
  7. ^ "Area around Shangri-La Hotel declared 'special event area' for Trump-Kim summit". Channel NewsAsia. Retrieved 5 June 2018.

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