1. Battlebox Tour @ Fort Canning Park
8 minutes’ car ride from Park Regis Singapore
If you are a history buff and intrigued by anything relating to World War II, you’ll find the Battlebox, a charming 9m bunker, filled with first-hand stories of Singapore history. Hailed as the #1 Museum in Singapore on TripAdvisor, be there to see for yourself the over 20-room underground command centre once used by the British military operations and more significantly during the final phase of the Battle of Singapore. This is a guided tour.
Address 2 Cox Terrace, Singapore 179622 (Fort Canning Park)
Thu-Sun & PH: 9.30am to 5.30pm (Last tour slot: 4.30pm)
2. Indoor Golf @ Holey Moley
8 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
It’s time to putt loose! Here is your opportunity to hit some balls at the best mini golf course in Singapore, located right in Clarke Quay entertainment hub. Coupled with a bar and restaurant, which could also convert as an event space, Holey Moley houses three mini golf courses with nine holes each, making it a total of 27 holes to keep you entertained! With food and drinks as well as balls to hit, we cannot deny that this is one of the best ways to destress or unwind for the week. Open for kids too until 5pm and the adults will get to take over all the way till its last hour.
Address 3B River Valley Road Singapore 179024
Mon-Fri: 5pm to 11pm
Sat: 12pm to 11pm
Sun: 12pm to 9pm
3. Free Museum Tour @ Civil Defence Heritage Gallery
9 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
Regardless whether you once aspired to be a firefighter or have some free time to spare if you are in the neighbourhood, check out the Civil Defence Heritage Gallery situated across Funan Mall, along Hill Street. The gallery located at the Central Fire Station, one of Singapore’s oldest existing fire station, houses numerous exhibits of real fire engines, showcasing many videos and interactive simulation of fire fighting and rescue missions. The guided tour will take about an hour and admission is free. Book a visiting slot here.
Address 62 Hill Street Singapore 179367
Tue-Sun: 10am to 4pm
4. Board games @ Mosanco Settlers Café
3 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
In case you’re struck with boredom through the wee hours of the night, fear not because Mosanco Settlers Café has got you covered! With more than 600 games from Action series, mind boggling Deception games to all-rounder party genre, there’s always something for everyone. If you feel there is no other game like yours, then feel free to BYO (Bring Your Own) and pay a nominal ala-carte gaming charge. The private room at level 2 is available for rent based on a 2-hour block timing and the kitchen, which serves brunch, mains and desserts as well as light bites, promises to never let gamers go hungry! We recommend the gaming sets which include both games and food for the best deal.
Address 39A North Canal Road Singapore 059295
Operating Hours Mon–Sun: 24 hours
5. IG shot in front of MICA building
10 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
Have you ever noticed the colourful windows of this building each time you pass by Hill Street or River Valley Road? This colonial landmark was the formal Hill Street Police Station back in the 1930s and had since been gazetted as a national monument due to its significance in Singapore history. Presently occupied by the headquarters of the Ministry of Communications and Information, the building has been a favourite IG backdrop for many local and tourists so don’t miss out this checkpoint for your next shoot.
6. Arcade Games @ Level Up
5 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
There is no need to hide that inner child the moment you enter Level Up. Get your hands on the wide range of retro arcade games combined with drinking games and get to groove to the beat with live entertainment at the same time, guaranteed to make your evening an enjoyable one. Apart from the fun side of things, Level Up also serves up your favourite bar bites from main course to desserts and not forgetting the much-needed booze. Don’t forget to take a picture of two for your IG handle at their large wall graffiti!
Address 3A River Valley Road, #02-04, Clarke Quay, Singapore 179020
Mon-Thu: 5pm to 2am
Fri-Sat: 5pm to 3am
Sun: 2pm to 11pm
7. Wall Climbing @ Climb Central Funan
10 minutes walk from Park Regis Singapore
If you don’t have a fear of heights and want to challenge yourself to some physical activities, check out Climb Central @ Funan Mall, an indoor rock-climbing gym fitted with boulder, lead climb and top rope climbing walls up to 16 metres tall. Equipped with easy-to-learn safety systems, this fitness facility is suitable for beginners and great for family or team bonding. Online reservations are required at least 3 days in advance.
Address Funan Mall, 107 North Bridge Road, #B2-19/21, Singapore 179105
Mon-Fri: 11am to 11pm
Sat-Sun & PH: 9am to 9pm
8. Adrenaline fix @ Slingshot
8 minutes walk from Park Regis Singapore
Adrenaline junkies alert! The tallest human catapult in Asia is set to open its doors in the 2nd half of 2021, bringing you thrills as you get thrust into the skies of Singapore. Expect to be sent 70m above the ground and challenge yourself to keep your eyes opened to admire the skyline from up above! Watch this space for more updates.
Address 3E River Valley Road, Clarke Quay, Block E, 179024
9. Catch a movie @ The Projector
3 minutes’ walk from Park Regis Singapore
Fancy watching a movie in an unconventional way but get drawn equally into the storyline? Located at the 4th floor of Riverside Point just across Park Regis Singapore is, the Projector, a makeover cinema from what used to be a Chinese disco. Colourful neon lights, costume racks and an ambience filled with vintage flair are what stood out here and the highlight of the entire experience is the use of wireless headphones for that personalised cinematic sensation where you could adjust the audio or cancel noise, just to your liking. Checkout the films that are screening here.
Address Riverside Point, 30 Merchant Road, #04-13, Singapore 058282
Cinema Box Office Hours:
Wed-Fri: 4pm to 8.30pm
Sat-Sun & PH: 1pm to 8.30pm
10. Staycation @ Park Regis Singapore
Needless to say, what better way to round up all the fun is to book yourself a staycation! Right smacked in between Clarke Quay and Chinatown within a 3-minute walk to Clarke Quay MRT Station, Park Regis Singapore features full fledged facilities such as 25m outdoor lap pool with cascading waterfall, gym, a pillarless meeting room, onsite restaurants and four different room categories catered for different lifestyle needs. Many guests have raved about the IG worthy bay window and others absolutely love Quay Room category’s private alcove with direct access to the hotel’s swimming pool. Whatever it is, remember to skip the OTA (Online Travel Agents) and go straight to the hotel’s website to book your stay for the best deal.
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About Park Regis Singapore:
Strategically located in the heart of Singapore within walking distance to the bustling entertainment hub of Clarke Quay and Boat Quay as well as the cultural district of Chinatown, Park Regis Singapore offers 202 modernly designed guestrooms that promise to enchant with thoughtful design elements and innovative technology. The contemporary rooms with timber and glass accents and a warm colour palette extends beyond to the hotel’s common areas.
Most guest rooms boast either the natural park views or the hotel’s stunning 25-metre outdoor swimming pool with a cascading waterfall and expansive views of Clarke Quay. Signature Quay rooms offer direct pool access and also feature a private alcove. The hotel also offers a diverse range of facilities that include a fully equipped meeting room, well-appointed gym and a 24/7 self-service laundromat.
The hotel provides complimentary Wi-Fi internet access for the comfort and ease of connectivity to all guests. Those travelling on business can also enjoy the full suite of secretarial services.
Remember to Book Direct at www.parkregissingapore.com to get exclusive hotel benefits during your stay.