Kempinski Hotels announced plans to open The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore at Capitol Singapore in the city-state's downtown Civic District, owned and managed by Singapore-based Perennial Real Estate Holdings Limited. Comprising three heritage buildings, Capitol Singapore houses the shopping and dining destination Capitol Piazza, the Capitol Theatre, the Eden Residences Capitol and the upcoming The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore. These historic buildings have been restored to suit the modern traveler.
The hotel itself is housed in the restored Capitol Building and Stamford House, with 157 guestrooms and suites. It will also include an international restaurant under the helm of a Michelin-starred chef (yet to be announced). The Kempinski experience will extend beyond the hotel to the Galleria, an air-conditioned sheltered promenade which is part of Capitol Piazza, where a additional dining options will be offered.
Both hotel guests and residents of Eden Residences Capitol will be able to enjoy the arts, cultural performances and events at the Capitol Theatre, as well as bespoke concierge and personalized services. The full range of services at The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore will be made available over the course of several phases towards the end of 2018, starting with the hotel opening in September.
The addition of The Capitol Kempinski Hotel Singapore to the Kempinski portfolio is part of the company’s continued expansion into Asia, alongside upcoming The Apurva Kempinski Bali. This property in Singapore preserves Kempinski’s tradition of hotels and heritage destinations, including Hotel Vier Jahreszeiten Kempinski in Munich, built during the reign of King Maximilian II of Bavaria; Emirates Palace in Abu Dhabi; Hotel Adlon Kempinski, opposite the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin; Siam Kempinski Hotel Bangkok; and Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana, Cuba’s first five-star hotel located in the heart of Old Havana, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
The company’s portfolio also includes former royal residences, such as Ciragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, the palace of the last Ottoman ruler; and Hotel Taschenbergpalais Kempinski in Dresden, Germany, which August the Strong built for Countess Cosel.