Village Hotel Bugis, Good Food around Bugis

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Continuing from Day one review of Village Hotel Bugis Hotel, we have more good food to share.

Breakfast at 3rd Floor (Chinese cuisine) or 5th floor (International). It looks the same to us, but 5th floor does offer the pool view πŸ™‚
breakfast Bugis Village hotel
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With so much food intake, I need to remind everyone to exercise too. Gym anyone? Kids sure know how to wayang (act) for my camera :p
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Famous North Bridge Road Steamboat (Nam Wah Chong ε—εŽζ˜Œ). Ideal for a lazy evening, but we still prefer Whampoa’s Fishhead soup (both fish and pricing).
steamboat North bridge Road
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(93/95 Owen Road)

We will encourage you to walk in the direction of Liang Seah, which offers a lot of dining and cafe options. (Purvis is another 5 min away)
Bugis  Liang Seah street

We love Ah Chew’s range of desserts. Be it warm or cold, there is always something for everyone, and the price is reasonable too. You must order the steam egg πŸ™‚
ah chew desserts
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ah chew desserts review
(01-11 Liang Seah Street)

You might walk past beautiful wall-arts or decorations along Haji Lane or along Victoria Street. These arts seem to 3D jump out from the walls.
haji  lane

So many niche boutique shops selling non-mainstream decorations, and fashion statements.
wall art HAj Lane

Life like wall murals πŸ™‚
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On another day, we took a train to Dhoby Ghaut (just 8 min away) where more shopping and food awaits.
But we are here to day to take a photo with some “Dynasty of the Sun” hotshot πŸ™‚
dynasty of the sun Plaza Singapura

Have heard so much about Seorae’s Korean BBQ. The meat does not disappoint πŸ™‚
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seorae korean bbq

Do not leave without ordering any shaved ice (aka PatBingsoo )
Patbingsoo shaved ce
(Plaza Singapura #02-01)

I did a 8km loop around Marina Bay in the evening. Slow and easy, it was nice to finish the jog and return to the city staycation for one night.
jogging around Bugis area

Gif of Downtown Singapore (Marina Bay)
jogging around Downtown Singapore

3D2N at Village Hotel Bugis, truly satisfying staycation as we got to walk and explore the rich happening neighbourhood. We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel to our friends.

If we have more time, I would have love to visit the nearby Museums and Galleries.

Day 1 review here, more Photos are available on our Fanpage albums
Day 1 and Day 2

Village Hotel Bugis Staycation

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We were invited to experience Village Hotel Bugis’ new kids themed room. Since it is the school holidays, we decided to extend our staycation one more night, so that we get to see more, do more and EAT more πŸ™‚
Village hotel Bugis

Where do you want to go today? The neighbourhood around our hotel contains a lot of gems, would you love to explore Indian, Muslim (Arab) or Peranakan cultures? Let us provide a short orientation around our hotel, most attractions are within 15 minutes walk.

North East – Explore all the mural arts and cafes along Victoria street
East – Exotic Haji Lane, Arab and Muscat street. Walk another 10 minute to reach Army Market (Golden Mile).
South – Food desserts! Liang Seah, Purvis and Seah Street. Suntec City is just a slow 15 minutes walk.
West – Albert Centre (Hawker Centre), Bugis Junction, temples (Chinese and Indian)

Bugis Map

Run 2 km South to reach Singapore Flyer, and 3km to reach Gardens By the Bay πŸ™‚
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Colourful kids themed room, bright and with cartoon wall paper. Hello hello, there is a cute puppy too πŸ™‚
Family room Village hotel Bugis
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Love the attention to details, special kids-friendly toiletries.
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Decorative swan towels on our bed (connecting Deluxe room).
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Beautiful view from our connecting (Deluxe) room, do take note the kids’ room might offer minimum window view.
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Hotel Lobby, and more importantly Internet-access :p
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Village Hotel Bugis is next to Golden Landmark shopping centre.
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We did 15 to 20k steps every day easily. Amazingly, our car stayed in the carpark throughout our staycation, everything on our Singapore itinerary was in close proximity πŸ™‚
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Let us introduce you to two prominent landmarks around our hotel. You can spot them from every corner.

The colourful Green, Yellow, Blue and Red blocks at Rochor Centre has been appearing on instagrams. We can see the colourful landmark all around but alas they will be demolished Q4 2016 πŸ™
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Rochor Centre

You can see Sultan Mosque’s Golden Dome from every corner, it looks majestic day and night.
Sultan Mosque IG
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More landmarks along Rochor and Ophir Road.
walking trail Rochor road

If you need to venture further away, Bugis Station MRT is just 5 min away from Village Hotel Bugis. It takes just 35 min from Changi Airport MRT to Bugis station.

Explore Geylang, Vivocity, Orchard Road, or run to Sports hub. Take the MRT to Bras Basah and you will reach Art Museum, National Museum.
(To foreign visitors, nobody is selling Bras at Bras Basah MRT or Bras Basah Complex)
Mrt Bugis station

Rochor (Waterloo) is famous for Albert market, Kuan Inn Temples (ε››ι©¬θ·―θ§‚ιŸ³ε ‚), and ice cream πŸ™‚ Tourists would go for the trishaw rides.
Rochor road temple

Seems like Fu Lu Shou, Sim Lim Square, Sim Lim Tower and OG has been around the corner for decades.
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Bugis Junction, food and shopping galore.
Bugis junction
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Kampong Glam area is just one junction away. One of the highlight for our staycation is the various goodies at the Ramandan bazaar πŸ™‚
Muscat Lane

After Iftar at Sultan Mosque, maybe Muslim families will settle their dinner along Muscat street.
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We will recommend the three dishes below (longest queue) but worth the wait. They are Beef noodles, Satay burger and Nasi Briyani (very spicy! )
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Malay Heritage Centre

Malay Heritage Centre, I feel like having a picnic on the green lawn (after the Month of Ramandan).
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Walk past Arab street to view the carpets and handicraft. You can visit Iraq and Afghanistan (Baghdad and Kandahar street respectively) in Singapore too πŸ™‚
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Dinner time in our aircon “home”.
Pasar Malam near Sultan Mosque

Supper BK, it is pretty safe to walk 10 minutes towards Bugis Junction area for more food options.
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Adults prefer murtabak from Zam Zam, one junction away. This is where I get my Teh Tarik kick at 10pm too πŸ™‚
zam zam murtabak

SengkangBabies Instagam photos are telling you 3D2N not enough!
Kampong Glam activities

Whether you are tourists who wish to immerse in Singapore’s multicultural diversity (Arts, Cultural, Spiritual, or Food), or Singaporean trying to find some gems around Kampong Glam. A Village Hotel Bugis staycation will be a good base to start your research and exploration πŸ™‚

More tips about Village Hotel Bugis and attractions. Do visit this attractions nearby Village Bugis Hotel if you have the time.

– You can actually enroll for a cultural infusion session at Sultan Mosque, break fast together with our Muslim friends (review)
Thieves Market and famous Sungei Laksa
– Old school coffee (kopi), these two are my favourite aromatic kopi in Singapore. (Heap Seng Leong, PO 190010, 15min walk East) and (Keng Wah Sung, PO 389672, 3 MRT East to Paya Lebar then walk 5 min)

There are only two minor feedback from our stay:
a) Please lock the bathroom doors
b) Hotel can improve on rooms’ sound insulation

Thank you to Village Hotel Bugis (Far East Hospitality) for sponsoring 2D1N of our fantastic staycation. We were glad that we had extended one more night to explore the neighbouhood πŸ™‚

Do follow StayFarEast on their Website and Fanpage.
You can find Village Hotel Bugis on Stay Village Website.

Address : 390 Victoria Street Singapore 188061
Deluxe room pricing : $195++ and $255++ (Weekday and weekend rates respectively)

Day 2 review here, more Photos are available on our Fanpage albums
Day 1 and Day 2

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