With less than a month for Formula One Grand Prix, Singapore is gearing up for the adrenaline-fuelled three-day race weekend from September 19 to 21. Few places embrace their Grand Prix weekend as enthusiastically as Singapore. Cosmopolitan culture, food, the only Formula One night race and its overzealous fans; it is Singapore’s largest festival and Asia’s most talked about extravaganza. In addition, Grand Prix will be accompanied by non-stop day-to-night heart racing entertainment. This year the month-long Grand Prix Season Singapore will be a host of lifestyle events and will include concerts by star headliners like Mayday, Robbie Williams, Jennifer Lopez, John Legend amongst others.
The sprawling sovereign city-state has many wonderful accommodation options to experience the thrills and spills of this high-octane sight-and-sound tournament. Here are 3 hotels offering exclusive privileges such as rare tickets, priority access, dining credits and racing action in the unrivalled comfort of a trackside hotel room.
Four Seasons Hotel Singapore
For the Singapore Grand Prix, Four Seasons Hotel Singapore is offering guests an invite to the Paddock Club for the Grand Prix opening night party. The next day guests will be flown in a Helicopter to Malaysia, to get lessons from the professionals on how to take the wheel in your own Formula One racing-car for the ride of your life. Plus, you can catch all the racing action of the weekend’s grand finale from premium seats.
Located in the heart of the Marina Bay Street Circuit, the hotel has 608-luxury rooms –Premier and Club Rooms. For a more enhanced stay experience during Formula One Grand Prix, check in at the hotel’s Club Rooms that comes with access to the Club Lounge offering culinary presentations, unique experiential events and overwhelming aerial views of the illuminated race circuit. Guests can savor meals at the hotel’s three private dining rooms in Summer Pavilion overlooking a particular stretch of the street circuit.
The hotel will also be host to the Podium Lounge for the sixth consecutive year. Podium Lounge will feature Singapore’s largest pop-up island bar, overhead catwalk and VIP balconies. At the Podium Lounge, guests will have a unique opportunity to party in style with Formula One drivers, international celebrities, models and ambassadors.
Mandarin Oriental Singapore
Located in front of street circuit turns 16 and 17, Mandarin Oriental Singapore offers a vantage point for race enthusiasts to be part of the adrenaline-charged action. The hotel is offering ‘For the Thrill of Speed’ room package from 19 to 22 September 2014. The package will include a stay at its Club Harbour Suite, an exclusive access to the Oriental Club Lounge, a 60-minute car ride on a Lamborghini Gallardo Spyder or Ferrari F430 F1 Spider along Marina Bay’s iconic attractions. The package also offers a 90-minute Oriental Essence treatment for two at the hotel’s spa