The world’s only Formula 1 Night Race in Singapore roars onto the track for the third year from September 24 to 26, 2010, and hoteliers are not far behind in offering special packages to help make the experience an adrenalin-pumping one. Here are the offers of properties that heeded our call to trumpet their promotions.
• Fairmont Singapore’s Moments to Memories Racing Experience Package features Circuit-facing rooms starting from S$1,250 (US$904) per night and Non-Circuit facing rooms from S$850 (US$614) per night.
• Four Seasons Hotel Singapore offers a special three-night Singapore Grand Prix room package that includes accommodation, daily breakfast buffet at One-Ninety Restaurant, round-trip Mercedes-Benz airport transfers and three-day Padang/Esplanade or Pit/Turns 1&2 ticket passes to the race. Room rates start from S$3,367 (US$2,435) a night per person.
• Mandarin Oriental Singapore has put up the Race Extravagance room package starting from S$7,399 (US$5,352) a night, based on a minimum of three nights. This includes a Premier Suite stay, personalised check-in, round-trip airport transfers in a Mercedes-Benz limousine, complimentary benefits at The Oriental Club and a bottle of Perrier Jouet Cuvee Epoque Champagne. It also comes with nightly turn down surprises from the hotel’s award-winning chefs, a five-course set dinner on the day of arrival, including a bottle of champagne for two persons at Dolce Vita and the highlight – a pair of three-day entrance tickets to the Formula One Green Room, which offers epic views of the races and unlimited servings of champagne and wine.
• Marina Mandarin Singapore is presenting a slew of dining options during the F1 weekend. Enjoy a Race Day Buffet Dinner Menu with more than 50 selections including fresh air-flown oysters at S$62 (US$44) per adult and S$31 (US$22) per child under 12 years old. It has also concocted eight signature Grand Prix cocktail drinks at the Atrium Lounge, inspired by the Grand Prix races held around the world at S$18 (US$13) a glass, which comes with an F1 glass mug souvenir.
• Pan Pacific Orchard is offering 15 percent off regular room rates for Grand Prix bookings made before August 31, as well as 40 percent off a la carte spa treatments at Ayuthaya – the Royal Spa during the stay.
• Pan Pacific Singapore is offering 20 percent off for rooms, based on a minimum three-nights’ stay, for bookings made by July 31, 2010.
• Parkroyal on Beach Road and Park Royal on Kitchener Road is slashing 20 percent off its Best Available Rates for a minimum three night-stay for bookings made before August 31. Accommodation is provided between September 1 and 30, and perks include the customer’s room of choice, a complimentary Formula One Combo consisting of two race-themed cocktails, 10 percent off retail ticket prices to the Singapore Flyer and special rates for tickets to Universal Studios Sentosa.
• The Ritz-Carlton Millenia is pricing its Deluxe Kallang Bay View room from S$1,870 (US$1352), including breakfast at the Greenhouse. This is based on a minimum three-night stay during the Formula 1 weekend. During the event, guests are invited to test the speed of their drinking skills in the Gone in 15 Seconds’ Shooters Challenge at the Chihuly Lounge. Participants must finish the hotel’s six signature Formula One-inspired shooters and a chaser within 15 seconds to win dining vouchers or the grand prize of a one-night weekend stay in a Kallang Deluxe Bay View room inclusive of breakfast in the Greenhouse for two and a bottle of champagne.
• Swissôtel The Stamford is pricing its Circuit-facing rooms from S$1,150 (US$831) per night and for Non-Circuit facing rooms from S$800 (US$578) per night. Guests must stay at least three nights to be eligible for the rate.