Six Senses Duxton to Open in Singapore on April 15

Six Senses Duxton // Photo by Seth Powers

Six Senses has made a splash in Singapore with the upscale hospitality brand debuting its very first urban property. Situated in the central Chinatown district of Tanjong Pagar, Six Senses Duxton occupies a row of historic row houses that were restored by British designer Anouska Hempel, celebrated for Hempel and Blake’s hotels in London (and other talked-about projects further afield). Duxton Road has a colorful past, also known as Jinrickshaw Place (so called because of the rickshaw pullers who used to hang out by the station), as the area used to be dotted with gambling and opium dens.

The original building showcases diverse architectural elements from China, Malaysia and Europe. Hempel has safeguarded this heritage with design details that include Oriental screens, calligraphy wallpaper and a black-gold color palette. Each of the 49 guestrooms are individually decorated; the suites include the Opium Suite, the Pearl Suite, the Duxton Duplex, the Skylight Suite, and—the largest of all—the Montgomerie suite. Room amenities include Naturalmat organic mattresses, bath products by The Organic Pharmacy, IDD phones and Bose Bluetooth speakers.

What’s acn you expect? The Golden Pot restaurant serves Cantonese cuisine, while the lobby bar—taking its inspiration from an antiquarian library—shows off a signature cocktail concocted with hot whiskey, brandy and absinthe, adorned with a yellow chrysanthemum. Complimentary yoga sessions are offered twice a week at a nearby park. In residence will be a traditional Chinese doctor offering health consultations and an herbal dispensary. Guests can learn more about Traditional Chinese Medicine through acupuncture, massage, exercise and diet. 

Virtual Event

Pivoting Back to Travel, The Destination Weddings & Honeymoons Edition

2020 put the nuptial plans of thousands upon thousands of couples on hold, but with the promise of widespread vaccine distribution in the near future, it’s time to get back to planning and ensure your clients live out the destination weddings & honeymoons of their dreams. Hear from top suppliers and destinations on wedding venue & ceremony options, romantic destinations & resorts and more when you watch the event on-demand.

The opening of Six Senses Duxton will be followed by the Six Senses Maxwell three months later. These two Singapore hotels will represent Six Senses’ successful completion of a large conservation project in the bustling island city-state. Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas currently operates 11 resorts and 30 spas in 20 countries under the brand names Six Senses, Evason and Six Senses Spas.

Related Articles

Holidaying With a Clear Conscience at Vietnam's Six Senses Ninh Van Bay

Six Senses Debuts Kid-Friendly Programs

After Renovation, Six Senses Kaplankaya Reopens in May

Six Senses Fiji Now Accepting Reservations

Suggested Articles:

Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group will manage a new luxury resort with branded residences opening in 2024 in Da Nang, Vietnam. Learn more here.

Córdoba is most well-known for its Mezquita, but the city also takes pride in its patios, flamenco culture and more. Here's what travelers can expect.

Coworth Park has unveiled a new three-bedroom standalone gatehouse cottage, North Lodge. Here's what travelers can expect.