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Free parking
Free WiFi
Swimming pool
Business centre


The 12-story hotel is by the river, across a small street from Clarke Quay train station, 500 meters (550 yards) from the financial hub, and near the central business district. The Singapore River and Chinatown are also nearby.

Property amenities

Guests can relax and rejuvenate at the hotel's Pürovel Spa & Sport, dine at the on-site café or poolside restaurant/bar, and use the hotel's business services.


The 476 smoke-free guestrooms have Straits-Chinese and tropical Asian accents, city or river views, and complimentary wireless and wired high-speed Internet access.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Swissotel Merchant Court

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Business center: Comprises two meeting rooms, and offers workstations with free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Other facilities for a surcharge include mobile/cellular phones, audiovisual equipment, translation services, and secretarial support.

Internet access: Free wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel.

Conference/function room(s): Swissotel Merchant Court offers a column-free ballroom that can seat 600 theater style and can be divided into two rooms. The pre-function area outside the ballroom can be used as a cocktail reception area. In addition, the hotel's five function rooms can accommodate 25–72 and offers free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. Audiovisual equipment is also available for a surcharge.

The 476-room Swissotel Merchant Court completed renovations in September 2016 and sports a modern design with Straits Malaccan influences as well as Asian tropical touches in its décor scheme. Its Amrita Spa has nine treatment rooms, an outdoor spa tub, a two-level fitness center, and a yoga studio. The hotel's café serves local favorites, including the signature Straits-Chinese cuisine, while its poolside restaurant and bar serves a western menu. The ballroom, function rooms, and related amenities are complemented by free high-speed wired and wireless Internet access.

  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Full-service spa 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Health club 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Spa tub 
  • Total number of rooms - 476 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • Wedding services 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Chinese
  • Indonesian
  • Japanese
  • Malay


Free self parking, Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower only 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 

Where to Eat

Ellenborough Market Cafe - Serves à la carte options as well as lunch and dinner buffet menu which features popular Peranakan (Straits Chinese or Nonya), local, and international specialties. A delectable spread of international fare is available during High Tea on weekends. Guests can choose between dining indoors or at the alfresco area from where they can watch the world go by.

Blue Potato - Located on the second level pool deck overlooking the picturesque Clarke Quay and Singapore River. Set amidst a lush landscape with just the prefect lighting to enhance its surroundings, one will feel ultimate bliss. In the evening, Blue Potato serves a western à la carte menu with a good selection of wine and beverages.

Crossroads Bar - Ideal for a relaxing drink or a less formal get-together. A selection of fine tea, coffee, cocktails, and other alcoholic beverages is available at this cosy lounge to sit back and unwind.

Nearby Activities

Swissotel Merchant Court features a freeform swimming pool amid landscaped surroundings. The hotel's Purovel Spa and Sport houses a two-level fitness center, an aerobics studio, and nine treatment rooms.

A nine-hole golf course and driving range is about 2 km (1.5 miles) from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

The Pürovel Spa & Sport at Swissotel Merchant Court is spread over 512 square meters (5,490 square feet) and includes nine treatment rooms, an outdoor spa tub, a two-level fitness center and an aerobics studio. It also has a manicure and pedicure station, private consultation area, and landscaped garden. Additional facilities include a resort-style swimming pool with waterslides, and an outdoor spa tub. Click the link(s) below for more details.

In Sanskrit, amrita refers to the magical elixir of eternal youth. Spa treatments are dedicated to the philosophy of total body wellness, based on treatments and products designed to stimulate the spiritual union of mind, body, and soul. Signature treatments include Ayurvedic therapies, water therapies, and spa ritual packages.

Purva Karma (1 hour, 20 minutes): SG$190 (US$130)

Incorporates a sequence of traditional techniques, a gentle massage treatment concentrating on specific body points using warm therapeutic oil to induce deep relaxation.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Shirodhara (40 minutes): SG$80 (US$55)

Process of running a fine stream of warm oil onto the “third eye”. Calming to the mind and body. Incorporates a gentle head massage. Suited for treating sinusitis and insomnia.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Cleopatra Milk Bath (55 minutes): SG$100 (US$68)

Includes body exfoliation, hydrotherapy bath, and body lotion.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Ultimate Amrita Spa Sanctuary (3 hours, 15 minutes): SG$300 (US$206)

Treatment combines a mineral salt scrub and anti-stress massage with a luxurious aroma facial. Also includes an express manicure and pedicure.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Jet Lag Solution (2 hours): SG$180 (US$124)

Dedicated to busy executives, this package includes a relaxing hydrotherapy bath and an anti-stress back and neck massage to recharge energy. A de-stress facial is also included.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Aroma Harmony Facial (1 hour, 20 minutes): SG$130 (US$89)

A relaxing facial incorporating the use of essential oils.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Deluxe Pedicure with Paraffin (1 hour, 15 minutes): SG$100 (US$68)

A soothing vitamin enriched treatment to moisturize and nourish the feet. Includes cuticle and nail trimming, exfoliation, massage, paraffin mask, and application of nail polish.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Spa Manicure with Paraffin (1 hour, 15 minutes): SG$90 (US$62)

Ideal for dry, chapped, and sun damaged hands. This hydrating treatment includes cuticle and nail trimming, exfoliation, massage, paraffin mask, and application of nail polish.

Fee may not include tax and is subject to change without notice.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 80.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Debit cards not accepted


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:
  • Deposit: SGD 100.00 per day
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: SGD 42.40 for adults and SGD 21.20 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: SGD 80.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Merchant Court
  • Merchant Court Swissotel
  • Swissotel Merchant
  • Swissotel Merchant Court
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel Singapore
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore

We should mention

One child 12 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Handy Phone

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive a complimentary Handy Phone to use for the duration of your stay. The phone allows unlimited local calls, unlimited complimentary IDD calls to 10 countries, unlimited data access, and can be used island-wide.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. IDD calls to countries not on the list will incur a fee. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.

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