Little India, Singapore · 21 hotels available
Rochor is a planning area located within the Central Area of Singapore. It is mostly concentrated on Rochor Road where you can find several hotels, shophouses, restaurants and is connected by two MRT stations for the convenience of tourists and visitors. Rochor Road is also known as Bugis Street, and it is one of the best shopping locations if you are visiting the area of Little India. Rochor Road also connects several temples and churches. When visiting Rochor Road, it is a must for visitors to visit Little India, the Bugis Junction as well as the Bugis Village, all of which are shopping centres with elements of history behind them.
Two stations connect Rochor Road; Rochor MRT Station (DT13) and Bugis MRT Station (DT14). Or you can either choose to drop down at Little India MRT station (DT12) and walk along the start of Rochor Road.
Buses are the most common public transportation in Singapore, provided by two operators; SBS Transit and SMRT. To get to Rochor Road, you can hail a bus at main bus transit stations and get down at several stations surrounding the area of Rochor. Bus fares range from 67 cents to SGD 1.58 depending on the distance.
Taxi is not the main mean of public transportation as they are metered and can be slightly more expensive than the prior two options. However, it is best used to get to your destination easily without having to walk or figure out which route to take. Nonetheless, customers are guaranteed a fixed fare as all taxis are metered.
Located at the north side of Rochor Road, Little India is a district filled with vibrancy and colours of life with mixtures of different culture, race and religion. It centres on the way of life of the Indians as the Indian culture has influenced this is for nearly 200 years long. The area offers visitors and tourists 24-hour shopping centres, bustling markets as well as various kinds of street stalls. There are also shops that offer products like traditional clothes, electronics, fresh food, souvenirs, artwork and traditional Indian products. It is a must-visit place for all tourists alike.
Located in Bugis Street, this small café is heaven to feline lovers and cat enthusiasts. This small café is opened until 10 pm and allows you to interact with the cats as you sip your favourite coffee. The place rescues cats from the streets so you can expect some shy cats in the café.
Located also in Bugis Street, this bustling shopping mall offers visitors ranges of items and products to buy for you to bring back home. Items like souvenirs, cosmetics, clothes, accessories, electronics and food are all available here. This shopping mall is also situated right next to the Bugis MRT station.
If you wish for a backpacker’s kind of getaway when visiting Rochor Road, this is the accommodation for you. Despite having to share spaces with other travellers, comfort and safety is still the hotel’s priority. Added to that, the hotel is located near the Rochor MRT station for the convenience to get around Singapore. Surrounding the hotel, there are various kinds of eateries and restaurants to choose from.
If you wish for a more luxurious stay with a hint of hipster elements, you can check this hotel out. The Rochor MRT station is only 200 meters away, and this hotel is situated near Little India so you can expect better access to all kinds of attractions in the area.
This is another option if you would like to choose for backpackers accommodation. This hotel is situated nearer to Little India and accessible by Rochor MRT station. This hotel offers rooms instead of a shared dormitory at affordable prices so that you can go for that budget trip you have planned out.