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Exploration is the one of the activities that you have to do once you step in from Singapore Changi Airport. It’s not because Singapore is relatively a small country, but because of the fact that it has so many tourist attractions plus the help of various types of hotel, all that supported by the tidiest and integrated public transportation make an exploration by foot an option worth trying. To prove this theory, you can easily find a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station, or any kind of MRT station for that matter.
Jurong East itself is a small city that has a size of approximately 380 hectare in the west of Singapore. The most notable place that many locals and tourists often visit is the Singapore Science Centre or Chinese Garden that first opened in 1975.
Although it is located in west Singapore and not many tourists take a peek at this district, Jurong East has many hidden tourist attractions other than educational purposes such as Science Center or cultural heritage like Chinese Garden.
Other than learning Chinese influence in Chinese Garden, you can relax in the Japanese Garden, where many tourists and online reviewers dare to leave a review that this garden is a must visit in Jurong East.
If you’re done relaxing in both Chinese and Japanese gardens, maybe it is time for you to learn the type of orchids that have been a big part of the nature ecosystem in Singapore. National Orchid Garden that is located within Singapore Botanic Garden has been around since 1995, and as the name says, it displays about 60.000 types of orchids, that are a group of 1.000 orchid species, arranged in seasons order; spring, summer, autumn and winter.
Of course to make these tourist attractions work, you need the best place to stay in Jurong East, the hotel near Jurong East MRT Station in case your itinerary also includes the locations outside of the Jurong East District.
So, what are the best hotels near Jurong East MRT Station? You might wanna check our list below!
Located on 418 Panjang Road, Ibis Budget Singapore West Coast is the first recommendation of a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station. This smoke-free hotel has many positive reviews on the internet, not only because its prices are arguably cheap, like its name, but also the attitude of the staff that makes guests leave positive reviews. Ibis Budget Singapore West Coast also accommodates many characteristics of the guests by providing several types of room. If you are going with your friend and want to have a private space, you can order a deluxe room with 2 single beds. But, if you want to make sure that you’ll have an efficient and compact traveling journey tomorrow, and thus want to create a list with your friend in the same bed, you can order the same type of room with a king size bed.
Other than the fact that Ibis Budget Singapore West Coast is a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station, it is also surrounded by many tourist attractions like National Orchid Garden and Singapore Botanic Gardens. If you only want to have a peaceful time, you can also visit some of the free landmarks that has been provided by Singaporean Government like the West Coast Park, which features areas that can accomodate a lot of hobbies, from running on the running track, to relaxing on the picnic mat in a green scenery of West Coast Park. Or if you want to run away a little bit from the comfy bed of Ibis Budget Singapore West Coast, you can visit Campsite Area 3 that is only less than 1 kilometer away, build a tent and find that pinch of nature in the city forest of Singapore.
The second recommendation for a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station is The Quay Hotel West Coast that is separated as far as 6 kilometers. Not only does this hotel give the best services and many positive reviews on the internet, but they’re also suitable for those of you who has a risky medical history, since This 3 star hotel near Jurong MRT Station is located near National University Hospital, which is a part of the complex of National University of Singapore.
Not only will you feel safe and taken care of, staying in The Quay Hotel West Coast can also improve your sense of art, while giving you information of the pieces of art in this west part of Singapore. You can do museum hopping from The National University of Singapore Museum that is 920 metres away, and once you are done observing, praising, and mesmerizing pieces of art there, you can go to Lee Kong Chian Natural History Museum. You can go to these two places on a normal day or on a public holiday in Singapore, whichever suits your preferences.
This hotel near Jurong East MRT Station provides 42 rooms, which is ideal whether for backpackers who tend to have a leisure time, or a businessman who wants to have a more basic and compact experience.
The third recommendation for a hotel near Jurong East probably can be classified as a cheap hotel in Singapore. Located at 432 Pasir Panjang Road, Singapore, Fragrance Hotel is a boutique hotel that is destined for travellers who don’t bring much budget allowances.
However, this 2 star hotel is far from the cheap image. As the opposite, they cater to their limitations with the approach of simplicity, add the attitude of the staff and great services, Fragrance Hotel is a type of hotel that can’t be missed as a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station.
In a Fragrance Hotel, you can choose many types of rooms. First, the most popular one is a Superior Double Room starting from SG$ 82. If you forgot to book your hotel, they provide a room assigned on arrival, with a non-refundable policy, starting from SG$ 86, depending on a lot of factors.
The last room is a Superior room without a window that starts from SG$ 93. This room accommodates 1 double bed, a bathroom with a shower inside with the size of 11 sqm. The last thing to take note of is that all of these three rooms in Fragrance Hotel are free for 1 child under 12 years old, so Fragrance Hotel also can be put into consideration for travellers who bring their family.
An approximately 15-minute drive, the fourth hotel near Jurong East MRT Station is located at 3 Fusionopolis Way Symbiosis Tower, Queenstown, Singapore. With the name Citadines Fusionopolis Singapore, the mix between modern touch yet homey vibe, which is also shown by their welcoming staff, really puts this hotel worth for you to check into.
This particular hotel has very friendly staff that resulted in a very positive review on the internet and the highest score among the three of the hotels near Jurong East MRT Station mentioned above. Not only to Jurong East MRT Station, Citadines Fusionopolis Singapore is also near 2 other MRT stations. This proves how strategic the landmarks and surroundings of this hotel are and it would be a pity, with this much of public transportation options, if you don’t make Jurong East as your starting point in exploring the enchanting city of Singapore.
Located at 100 Turf Club Road 01-05, Bukit Timah, Singapore, the fifth recommendation of a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station is Gallop Hill Top Resort.
This 13-minutes drive from Jurong East MRT Station offers the more authentic side of Singapore with traditional buildings and classic interiors. Once you leave your suitcase or bag in the room, you can go to many tourist attractions near this hotel. From nature-based tourist attractions like Botanic Garden, to Orchard Road that more weights to the fancy side.
Gallop Hill Top Resort provides three types of rooms with different prices. The first one and the most popular is the Superior Double Room, with a free wifi and 1 queen bed, shower and bathtub all in the room with 20 sqm sizes. The price starts from SG$ 130
The second is a Standard Twin Room with two separate beds, shower and bathtub in a 20 sqm room. The price also starts from SG$ 130.
The last room option in Gallop Hill Top Resort is the King Room. Still with 1 queen bed, wifi and shower and bathtub but with a slight difference in room sizes, which is 22 sqm.
The last recommendation for a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station is Village Residence West Coast. This 3.5 stars aparthotel is located on 154 West Coast Road Singapore. Village Residence West Coast offers basic needs for its guests, from free wifi, access to the gym swimming pool, to the kitchenette.
Other than the basic needs, Village Residence West Coast also improves its guests' experience by adding details that are often missed by other hotels. If you are bringing a family and with a little child, you can ask for infant beds that not only does it give your baby a comfortable space, but it also gives privacy to the parents.
Once your little ones wake up, you can invite them to the pools and teach a thing or two about swimming, because Village Residence West Coast also provides a children’s pool. However, although it is made for kids and children, make sure to keep an eye on your children, no matter how old they are, to make sure that they are safe and the rest of your journey won’t be ruined.
Village Residence West Coast will not stop surprising their guests. Not only is this hotel child friendly, which is proven by the infant beds and child swimming pool, but they also allow pets for their guests. So if you have a cat or a dog you want to bring to your travel journey, maybe this hotel can be put into consideration. If you decide to bring a pet, you will get an extra charge of around SG$ 16 per day, which is honestly worth it since you won’t get lonely if you are traveling alone.
Other small details is the hotel provides rollaway beds for an extra group of travellers with an extra fee for 53 SG$. If you decide to rent a car once you are done using public transportation, the Village Residence West Coast has a fee for parking around SG$ 21 per day. Of course it is completely your decision if this much money is worth the parking fee or to be utilized to add an extra money for your MRT or bus or any kind of public transportation that you may want to use.
Choosing the hotel near the MRT, like hotels near Jurong East MRT Station can be proven to become handy yet challenging, especially for a new traveler that comes from Southeast Asia Country that has a high curiosity on public transportation in Singapore.
Of course most of the tourists or travellers can search for the routes in public transportation in Singapore, but seeing and experiencing it are two different things. To save up your energy, it is recommended to find a hotel near an MRT Station, so you can focus on other important matters.
The other thing that you need to understand is what type of tourist attraction that you want to experience first. If you want to use public transportation while intermittently wanting to visit beach-based tourist attractions, you can choose a hotel near Jurong East MRT Station, but if you want to feel the busy road of central Singapore, you can choose another hotel that is near MRT Station in the centre of the town.
Lastly, there are so many popular hotels that you can choose for your staycation in Singapore such as during public holiday Singapore. Here is the list of popular Singapore hotels that you can explore with Singapore hotel deals:
Marina Bay Sands | Hotel 81 | Shangri La Singapore | Fullerton Hotel | Hotel Boss | Sentosa Hotel | Andaz Singapore | Mandarin Orchard | Pan Pacific Singapore | Sofitel Sentosa | Capella Singapore | Raffles Hotel | Mandarin Oriental Singapore | Resorts World Sentosa | Ritz Carlton Singapore | Fairmont Singapore | Grand Hyatt Singapore | Intercontinental Singapore | Fullerton Bay Hotel | Goodwood Park Hotel | Hilton Singapore | Orchard Hotel | Carlton Hotel | Amara Sanctuary Resort Sentosa