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The Raffles Hotel

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The Raffles Hotel, Singapore Overview

Raffles Hotel is an illustrious colonial style of architecture, representing the face of Singapore.

Located in the Colonial District of Singapore, Raffles Hotel is claimed to be one of the worldÍs last majestic 19th century hotels. Built in year 1887, the hotel has been visited by some the big names of literary world including Rudyard Kipling, Ernest Hemingway, Joseph Conrad, Somerset Maugham and even the movie star Charlie Chaplin. Having served as a landmark of Singapore for over a century, the Raffles Hotel still lives up to its reputation with its brilliant food and service. The place boasts of 15 restaurants and bars including the Long Ba where the renowned cocktail Singapore Sling was made. This historic structure epitomizes luxury through its graceful architecture and a uniformed Sikh doorman who introduce guests to the Southeast Asian history of the place. The tropical gardens flanked around the hotel add to its refined setting. The lobby of the main building is open for the public whereas the museum is located on the 3rd floor. You can club your visit to the Raffles Hotel with a visit to the historic Raffles Landing Site.

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