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Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts Re-Brands Singapore's Only Beachfront Resort,
the Rasa Sentosa Resort, as Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort
Following $80 million Renovation



HONG KONG, Jan. 18, 2011 -- Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore has been re-branded as Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore after a complete S$80 million makeover. Reopening today at 8:18 a.m. -- an auspicious hour -- in time for the Lunar New Year, the 10-month facelift is the resort's most extensive to date.

The only resort in Singapore with a beachfront location, Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore offers services and facilities catering to leisure and business travellers.

Rooms feature views of the hill, garden, pool or sea, with a balcony in each room for guests to enjoy the lush natural surroundings. The number of rooms has been reduced from 459 to 454 rooms and range in size from 31 square metres for a deluxe room to 150 square metres for the Sentosa suite. Rooms are designed specifically to suit the different needs of travellers. Guests with children can check into a larger Family Room instead of having two connecting rooms. Honeymooners can choose to stay in the Panorama Room with an open concept bathroom that looks out to views of the South China Sea or a Deluxe Seaview Suite, each with its own private outdoor Jacuzzi.

The rooms are furnished in soothing accents of green and beige to complement the resort's lush and natural environment with wood as the predominant material used throughout the room design. Displayed prominently above the head of the bed is the floral carving and the leaf motifs that run across the bedding.

The resort features seven dining and entertainment options:
  • Dine On 3, a new destination-dining concept that features three restaurants (Casserole, Silver Shell Cafe and 8 Noodles) and a bar (The Bubble Bar) under one roof. Casserole seats 247 and offers group dining with a selection of family style portions of Western, Indian, Moroccan and South East Asian casserole dishes. Silver Shell Cafe features chefs in action at live cooking stations as well as international a la carte selections and themed buffet dinners. Chinese noodle house 8 Noodles serves eight different value‑for‑money noodle selections and traditional Chinese roast meats. The Bubble Bar offers indoor and outdoor seating options.
  • Barnacles Restaurant serves seafood and grill by the waterfront with indoor and outdoor dining areas.
  • Siloso Beach Bar, located by the resort's swimming pool, offers a chill out spot with a soda fountain and an ice cream bar.
  • Trapizza features an open-air layout at Siloso Beach. The best selling item on its menu is the crispy, thin crust pizza baked in a traditional wood-fired oven.
Spanning 100 square metres over two-storeys, Cool Zone is the largest children's club provided by a hotel in Singapore. Free for in-house guests for children aged four to 12, Cool Zone offers children's meals and three activity centres (Toots Club, Craft Zone and Game Zone) that are fully supervised by an experienced recreational team. Cool Zone features a large slide that winds from level three of the resort down into a pool of colourful balls on level one. The main swimming pool features a children's pool with water slides under a canopy and a fun splash pad for water play.
 
Other recreational facilities include The Flying Trapeze, the Sea Sports Centre, the swimming pools and outdoor Jacuzzis.

Corporate guests can look forward to holding meetings in newly refurbished function rooms. Each function room features an intelligent lighting system, soundproof double walls and the latest audio-visual equipment. The resort's beachfront location provides guests with more options, such as holding a meeting during the day followed by a theme dinner on the beach or weaving team-building activities into meeting programmes. The resort is one of the few hotels in Singapore that can offer organisers such a mix of meeting, incentive, conference and exhibition (MICE) services.

In addition, the beachfront location is an ideal venue for couples looking to hold a romantic sunset wedding.

Sentosa is located 15 minutes from the main shopping and business district of Orchard Road and 25 minutes from Changi International Airport. Attractions include a two‑kilometre long sheltered beach, Fort Siloso, golf courses and five-star hotels, luxurious residences and spa retreats as well as the Universal Studios theme park.

For bookings, please call (65) 6235 1666. For enquiries, please call (65) 6275 0100 or e-mail sen@shangri-la.com.

Hong Kong-based Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts currently owns and/or manages 70 hotels under the Shangri-La and Traders brands with a rooms inventory of over 30,000. Shangri-La hotels are five-star deluxe properties featuring extensive luxury facilities and services. Shangri-La hotels are located in Australia, Canada, mainland China, Fiji, France, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Maldives, Philippines, Singapore, Sultanate of Oman, Taiwan, Thailand and the United Arab Emirates. The group has a substantial development pipeline with upcoming projects in Austria, Canada, mainland China, India, Macau, Malaysia, Philippines, Mongolia, Russia, Qatar, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Kingdom. For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the website at www.shangri-la.com.
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Contact: 

Elizabeth Loo
Director of Communications
Shangri-La's Rasa Sentosa Resort, Singapore
Tel: +65-6371-1020
Fax: +65-6275-0355
Email: elizabeth.loo@shangri-la.com
Website:www.shangri-la.com

 
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