After a two long years of hiatus, Star Island Singapore Countdown 2022-2023 is finally returning this year to usher in 2023 with a bang at The Float, Marina Bay. So, why not book a staycation with your loved ones if you want unobstructed views of the fireworks display and prefer to avoid the large crowds? You’ll have great skyline views, delicious food and drinks, and a comfy bed to crash on! Continue reading to learn about the best hotels in Singapore to view the 2022 countdown fireworks!
Watch the New Year fireworks in Singapore from these hotels (below $1,500)
1. Naumi Hotel
We love this boutique luxury hotel for its modern minimalistic style. Through the use of clean colours and angular mirrors, it also boasts fashion and art with classy Coco Chanel and colourful Andy Warhol inspired rooms. Chic yet comfortable, it is one of the best spots from which you can watch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore. Eat at Table, by Rang Mahal, the hotel’s in-house Indian restaurant before heading up to The Cloud 9 infinity pool and bar area for panoramic views of the cityscape!
If you want to continue the party, Naumi Hotel (viewable on mobile only) is not too far off from Clarke Quay – home to some of the best night clubs in Singapore to satiate your new year’s energy with!
Address: 41 Seah Street, S(188396)
Type of room to book: Patio room
NYE room rates: From $714.43
2. Ascott Raffles Place
Host your New Year countdown at Ascott Raffles Place (viewable on mobile only) if you want a taste of how it’s like living in a luxury apartment! It’s a 5-minute walk to The Promontory at Marina Bay, where you can catch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore.
Those looking for the perfect family getaway, good news – Children below 12 are free to stay in their one-bedroom apartments and their two-bedroom apartments can host up to five people! Even better, these rooms also feature a balcony with views of Marina Bay. For those on a tighter budget, you could opt for their Cutler suite instead to catch a glimpse of the fireworks.
Address: 2 Finlayson Green, S(049247)
Type of room to book: Cutler suite, Finlayson suite
NYE room rates: From $1,020.46
3. Mandarin Oriental
Mandarin Oriental’s iconic-shaped fan is instantly recognisable and a hallmark of opulence and grandeur. Book a stay here and catch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore from the comfort of your room. Continue on the pampering streak with a rejuvenating couple spa session and take a dip in their pool. Afterwards, indulge in the smorgasbord of dining options from their cafes and bars.
If you have the cash to splurge, choose from their cool stay packages including a Singapore By Sidecar package and Cycle for More package – where you’ll ride on the best city bikes to explore our Garden City.
Address: 5 Raffles Avenue, S(039797)
Type of room to book: Any room with Marina Bay view
NYE room rates: From $1,118
4. Fairmont Singapore
Check into Fairmont’s Deluxe Harbour King Room (viewable on mobile only) and be greeted with a sweeping view of Marina Bay. Soak in the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore while enjoying a scrumptious meal at The Eight, their poolside restaurant and bar. But don’t stop the party there! Head to Bar Rogue next door – one of the hottest nightclubs in town and be spotted among the glitterati.
And if you don’t wake up with a hangover the next day, be sure to take advantage of the numerous hotel facilities. Gear up for a tennis match at one of their six outdoor courts or pamper yourself with a body massage at the in-house spa, Willow Stream Spa.
Address: 80 Bras Basah Road, S(189560)
Type of room to book: Deluxe harbour king, Signature suite
NYE room rates: From $1,140.51
5. PARKROYAL Collection, Marina Bay
PARKROYAL Collection Marina Bay (viewable on mobile only) is one of the newest hotels in the Marina Bay area. The hotel, which reopened in 2020 after a major renovation and rebranding, is 21 stories tall and has over 500 rooms. It is directly across the street from The Esplanade.
Choose the Marina Bay room if you want to see the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore. This room is highly popular due to its full-length windows and private balcony with views of the iconic Marina Bay Skyline. Hehe, there’s also a marble-clad bathroom with a big bathtub for a luxurious New Year’s staycation! What a great way to usher in 2023!
Address: 6 Raffles Boulevard, S(039594)
Type of room to book: Marina Bay room
NYE room rates: From $1,192.06
6. Pan Pacific Singapore
With its enviable address on Raffles Boulevard, this is not only one of the best hotels to catch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks from but one of the best hotels in Singapore. Period. Indulge in the smorgasbord of dining and entertainment options including Teppanyaki at Keyaki Japanese Restaurant and champagne Sunday brunch at Edge Food Theatre. Rolled in with top-class facilities and service, you’ll not be disappointed while spending your last day of 2022 here!
Usher in the new year with a glittering view of fireworks and a tipple or two from The Pacific Club lounge, on the 38th floor! If you’re there with your little ones (they have a jungle gym for the kids!) and prefer to avoid the gala, then countdown straight from your room!
Address: 7 Raffles Boulevard, S(039595)
Type of room to book: Harbour studio, Pacific club harbour room, Pacific club harbour studio, Harbour suite
NYE room rates: From $1,239
7. JW Marriott Singapore South Beach
If you’re looking for chic contemporary rooms, great hotel facilities and views to die for, then JW Marriott Singapore South Beach (viewable on mobile only) delivers on all counts. The hotel boasts 13 different room types, a luxury spa, a 24/7 fitness centre and a multitude of dining and drinking options!
But it’s the rooftop infinity pool that sealed the deal for us. It promises a gorgeous view of the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore while the shallow water and sofas offer the perfect photo op to make your friends jealous! We’d be booking that staycation now if we were you!
Address: 30 Beach Road, S(189763)
Type of room to book: Club premier
NYE room rates: From $1,328.83
8. The Fullerton Bay Hotel
This is one hotel to see and to be seen at. Don’t be beguiled by its relatively shorter height of just six storeys, its prime location overlooking Marina Bay offers front-row seats to the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore! Fully dressed in glass, take in the dizzying views of the surrounding hubbub while relaxing in the lush rooms.
Once dusk sets in, we’d suggest glamming up and heading to La Brasserie, the hotel’s renowned French restaurant. If you prefer a more bustling dining place, check out the nearby Mexican restaurant, Super Loco at Customs House. But be sure to come back in time for the fireworks which you can catch from the hotel’s rooftop bar, The Lantern.
Address: 80 Collyer Quay, S(049326)
Type of room to book: Premier bay view room, Premier bay view jacuzzi room
NYE room rates: From $1,409
Watch the New Year fireworks in Singapore from these hotels (above $1,500)
9. Andaz Singapore
This new kid on the block has already raised some eyebrows since opening in 2017. Housed in Duo Galleria, the striking pair of honeycombed skyscrapers in Bugis, Andaz Singapore occupies the 25th to 39th floor. The interior decor is inspired by surrounding shophouses in Arab Street – doorbells are designed to look like shophouse post boxes while bathroom doors are shutter-style.
Out of its numerous dining and drinking options, you must not miss the highly-raved rooftop bar, Mr Stork. Nestled on the 39th floor, it offers unadulterated 360-degree views of the city skyline. Pick from their innovative cocktails or perhaps a pint of Andaz Pale Ale – yup, that’s the hotel’s very own brew! Did we also mention that the bar is littered with teepees? Cosy up with your special someone and enjoy the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore!
Address: 5 Fraser Street, S(189354)
Type of room to book: Andaz large suites
NYE room rates: From $1,617
10. Swissotel The Stamford
This hotel needs little introduction as it has been part of our city landscape for the last 30 years. Sitting 73 storeys tall in the heart of town, you can easily view the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore from their classy rooms. With newly refurbished rooms following the iconic Swiss characteristics of practicality and elegance, your stay here will be a breeze.
Don’t forget to dive into their wide range of dining and drinking options too! Choose to enjoy the fireworks from Skai (viewable on mobile only!), a contemporary grill restaurant and bar. Or head to Jaan by Kirk Westaway – a one Michelin-starred restaurant, with a dining philosophy focusing on ‘Reinventing British’ cuisine. Both these romantic restaurants are perfect to ring in the new year with that special someone.
Address: 2 Stamford Road, S(178882)
Type of room to book: Swiss harbour view, Premier harbour view room, Swiss executive harbour view room, Skyline suite (with harbour view)
NYE room rates: From $1,682
11. The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
Look no further than the Ritz-Carlton for the ultimate 5-star staycation, a popular choice among visitors and locals alike for its unrivalled service and luxury. This hotel is located directly across the street from the Floating Platform and offers an unobstructed view of the Singapore fireworks display for the 2022 New Year countdown.
Soak in the luxurious bathtub and enjoy the fantabulous views of the fireworks from the iconic octagonal bathroom windows while sipping on a glass of champagne (psst.. we spy an IG-worthy photo opportunity!). Foodies, be prepared to be spoiled for choices as you ponder between the Sunday champagne brunch at Colony or the sumptuous Michelin-starred fare at Summer Pavilion!
Address: 7 Raffles Avenue, S(039799)
Type of room to book: Premier bay view room
NYE room rates: From $2,035
12. Marina Bay Sands Hotel
55 storeys high, Marina Bay Sands Hotel (viewable on mobile only) will provide you with the perfect vantage point of the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore! Choose to catch them while shimmying it up at the multi-concept Lavo or taking a dip in the world-famous infinity pool, we’d say either one is a winner!
We’re not judging if you and your partner choose to usher in the new year in the privacy of your hotel room. Take in the view of the fireworks lighting up the sky through the floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the bay and share some wine before your nightcap. Be sure to have the first breakfast of 2023 with high tea at The Shoppes too!
Address: 10 Bayfront Avenue, S(018956)
Type of room to book: Rooms with city or sky view
NYE room rates: From $9,669.26
13. The Westin Singapore
You may have mistaken this hotel for an office building but it’s certainly one of the best hotels in Singapore for a spectacular staycation experience. The Westin Singapore (viewable on mobile only) occupies the 32nd to 46th floors of a glass building and traditionally draws a corporate crowd. But this little caveat may also allow you to get rooms here if you make last minute staycation plans – so don’t dismiss it just yet!
On level 33, Cook & Brew offers a delicious line-up of popular beer brands and creative bar bites – have those while perched on their high stools and savour the view. We, however, recommend going up close to the action with a dip in their rooftop pool. Watch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore light up against the backdrop of the island’s south coast – a truly divine combo indeed!
Address: Asia Square Tower 2, 12 Marina View, S(018961)
Type of room to book: Rooms with harbour view
NYE room rates: From $10,840.17
(Bonus) Watch the New Year fireworks in Singapore from Sentosa
14. Travelodge Harbourfront
If you’re on a budget or making last minute new year plans, then book a stay at Travelodge Harbourfront (viewable on mobile only).Cosy up in their minimalist rooms and infinity pool overlooking lush greenery — truly an urbanite’s sanctuary! Maybe the new year will also bring new motivations to get fit! If you’re feeling so, you could start the new year right on a hiking trail at Mount Faber, a short distance away from the hotel!
You’ll still get to enjoy the fireworks, albeit from Sentosa. Head to Travelodge Harbourfront’s Sky Bar and enjoy fancy yet reasonably priced Christmas cocktails and yummy bar snacks.
Address: 50 Telok Blangah Road, S(098828)
Type of room to book: Sentosa twin, Sentosa queen
NYE room rates: From $268.57
Overview of the best hotels to watch the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore
|Hotel||Type of room to book||Price|
|Naumi Hotel||Patio room||From $714.43|
|Ascott Raffles Place||Cutler suite, Finlayson suite||From $1,020.46|
|Mandarin Oriental||Rooms with Marina Bay view||From $1,118|
|Fairmont Singapore||Deluxe harbour king, Signature suite||From $1,140.51|
|PARKROYAL Collection (Marina Bay)||Marina Bay room||From $1,192.06|
|Pan Pacific Singapore||Harbour studio, Pacific club Harbour room, Pacific club harbour studio, Harbour suite||From $1,239|
|JW Marriott (South Beach)||Club premier||From $1,328.83|
|The Fullerton Bay Hotel||Premier bay view room, Premier bay view jacuzzi room||From $1,409|
|Andaz Singapore||Andaz large suites||From $1,617|
|Swissotel The Stamford||Swiss harbour view, Premier harbour view room, Swiss executive harbour view room, Skyline suite (with harbour view)||From $1,682|
|The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore||Premier bay view room||From $2,035|
|Marina Bay Sands Hotel||Rooms with city or sky view||From $9,669.26|
|The Westin Singapore||Rooms with harbour view||From $10,840.17|
|Travelodge Harbourfront||Sentosa twin, Sentosa queen||From $268.57|
Countdown to the New Year with fireworks in Singapore
Wherever you might be, don’t end the year without taking in a sight of the 2022 New Year countdown fireworks in Singapore. The NDP fireworks were set off from Marina Bay this year so we reckon you could stake out these free spots to catch the new year’s fireworks too. And of course, a celebration is never complete without some of the best wines and best planners to kick-start the new year!
This article was updated on 8 December 2022. Additional research done by Shermyn Tan.