Workcations: Upgrade your work-from-home setup with these hotel packages

Flora Yeo
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SINGAPORE – Let’s face it: working from home is not for everyone. While it is nice to travel from your bedroom to your study table in a mere few steps, or wake up just 5 minutes before your Zoom meetings - in your pyjama pants, no less, the home environment may not be the best place for work-related activities.

Distractions, noisy neighbours and restless children aren’t the only factors; perhaps the space is just too comfortable to get any work done and resisting the temptation of an afternoon nap proves too difficult for some of us.

Break the monotony of everyday work by treating yourself to a conducive working area at hotels and co-working spaces without having to fight for a spot at cafes and coffeehouses. Hotels are offering ‘Work-from-Hotel’ packages - from personal work suites to meeting spaces with bento lunches included!

Hotel G - Always time for wine

Head over to Hotel G if you are looking for a quiet respite to power through the piles of paper and documents. Away from all the distractions, the lifestyle hotel offers a ‘Hustle & Grind’ day package from 7am-7pm, which includes free-flow of coffee, tea and snacks, plus a set lunch as well as two glasses of house pour wine from Ginett Restaurant & Wine Bar. How’s that for a reward for your hard work! Top up S$50 to make it an overnight stay.

Price: $90++

Overnight stay: From S$120++

Availability: Mondays - Fridays, 9am-6pm

The Capitol Kempinski Hotel - Complimentary breakfast & lunch

Break the monotony of everyday work with a treat at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel with its newly-launched ‘The Capitol Workation’ special package targeted at the busy executives. From 7am-7pm, enjoy the luxury of privacy in one of its Classic Rooms, equipped with a dedicated work station and premium amenities. Package includes an in-room printer and stationeries, complimentary non-alcoholic beverages from the mini-bar, as well as complimentary breakfast and set lunch to fuel your energy throughout the day.

Price: S$190++ (single) S$220++ (double)

Availability: Weekdays

(PHOTO: Grand Copthorne Waterfront’s Facebook)
(PHOTO: Grand Copthorne Waterfront’s Facebook)

Grand Copthorne Waterfront Singapore - From S$18.85/day

Sometimes, all you need to get you going are the basic amenities - table, chair, power plug and high-speed Wi-Fi. Grand Copthorne Waterfront provides the workstation you need amidst the lush idyllic backdrop. From 8am-6.30pm, choose from the indoor or outdoor shared spaces with complimentary coffee and tea, free parking, as well as printing, mailing and even storage services for your belongings. Pick from a daily, weekly or monthly rate.

The hotel is offering a 50% early bird promotion for the first 50 customers, so be sure to book your package to take advantage of this deal.

Price: $18.85++ (day) $112++ (week) $186.45++ (month) (special offer on Klook)

Availability: Weekdays

InterContinental Singapore - Pamper yourself and your paw buddy

Conveniently located at Bugis, InterContinental Singapore is offering a series of WFH (Work From Hotel) packages - from renting a desk space to private heritage suites. A four-hour booking of a personal desk space at the Club Intercontinental gives you free flow of coffee and water, access to the fitness centre and swimming pool, as well as a $10 F&B credit.

If you feel like pampering yourself and your fur buddy, go for the Executive Package for $200++ a day where you’ll get to enjoy the Heritage Suite from 7am to 7pm along with complimentary stationery, parking and a two-course set lunch at Ash & Elm. Your fur kid gets to enjoy the luxurious experience when you top up $100 too, inclusive of all the pet amenities.

Price: $40++ (4 hours at Club Intercontinental); $65++ (8 hours at Club Intercontinental); $150++ (Classic Package); $200++ (Executive Package); S$500.25++ (Pawfect Staycation)

Availability: Weekdays

Orchard Hotel. (PHOTO: Millennium Hotels)
Orchard Hotel. (PHOTO: Millennium Hotels)

Orchard Hotel Singapore - Affordable Prices

Switch up your work environment with a shared workspace at Orchard Hotel. With all the necessities included such as high-speed Wi-Fi and complimentary coffee or tea, the ‘work-cation’ package allows you to print up to 30 pieces of A4 paper, as well as complimentary mail services. Did we mention that this is probably one of the cheaper WFH packages, at S$25++ per day! That’s about the price of a drink and a slice of a cake at a cafe, but this time, you don’t have to worry about getting chased midway.

Price: S$25++ (day) S$90++ (week)

Availability: Weekdays, 9am-5pm

Parkroyal on Beach Road - 11-hour stay at a private guest room

Tackle your work tasks head-on with the luxe ‘officetel’ experience at Parkroyal on Beach Road with its Ultimate Work from Hotel Day-cation Pass. At S$128++, you’ll get an 11-hour stay at a private guest room equipped a multi-functional desk and complimentary Wi-Fi. Indulge in a complimentary afternoon tea set with a choice of dim sum or Nyonya kueh, and relax by the outdoor pool or sweat it out at the gym - both included in the day package.

Price: S$128++ (single occupancy) S$138++ (double occupancy)

Availability: 8am-7pm daily. This package is available until December 31st 2020.

(PHOTO: Lyf)
(PHOTO: Lyf)

Lyf - Suitable for group meetings

Whether you are looking for a private and quiet workspace or a personal area for you and your friends (up to 5pax) to brainstorm ideas, Lyf has a range of rooms and packages to choose from. From 9am-7pm, the day package includes a private ensuite bathroom, high-speed Wi-Fi, as well as complimentary coffee, tea and local snacks. Add-on services include a bento box lunch delivery to your room.

Enter the promotion code WORKSPACE to pick the work-lyf-balance that suits you best!

Price: from S$70++

Availability: 9am-7pm. Offer is available until December 31st 2020.