Our day started damp and chilly due to the monsoon that briefly showered the city-state that Saturday morning. But despite the rains, we were nonetheless all fired up to already kickstart our very jam-packed concert weekend, which was THIS in a nutshell: #TeamNoSleep.

‘Checking-in at our hotel accommodation; running to the airport for our first set of celebrity interviews; running back to the hotel to edit the video footages and write blog posts about it; create some event props; head back to the airport before midnight to fetch the main star of the concert; edit more videos and write more social media posts; grab some minimal sleep; check out from the hotel before they even start serving breakfasts; run to the concert hall at 7 a.m.; assemble our event booth; do an exclusive celebrity Q&A; watch the actual concert; and attend the post-concert party. Whew!!!’

Amidst the chaos, we were lucky enough to pick the New Majestic Hotel as our place of respite and temporary ‘Random Republika HQ’ for that weekend.

Located at the city center (conveniently sitting next to two MRT stations: Outram and Tanjong Pagar) in the beguiling Outram-Chinatown neighborhood, the New Majestic Hotel was a pleasant, artsy surprise to all of us. With various art pieces displayed left and right, this art deco hotel was indeed a perfect haven to release our inner creativity.

The Lobby:

lobby at new majestic hotel singapore majestic restaurant

new majestic hotel singapore lobby unique boutique designer hotel
unique chairs at new majestic hotel singapore

From their warm service team to their zany suites, the design-savvy boutique hotel proved to be outstandingly remarkable.

And here’s why…

  • The concierge allowed us to check-in as early as 10 a.m. In this day and age when every hour counts, we are thankful for the extra morning time they gave us to already relax in our room and to help us unpack our stuff while doing a million other things.
  • We loved the welcome gifts they passed to us as they were thoughtful and personal. The team received three black New Majestic-branded tote bags and a handwritten letter from the hotel.
  • The Justin Lee-designed Attic Suite (Flag – Samsui Woman) was vogue, whimsical, and understated. It was spacious; surprisingly sufficient enough to possibly host 5-10 people for a pajama or birthday party.
  • The neighborhood was fun to explore (on foot!). From fancy coffee shops to duck rice hawker centers and local bookstores, every little corner has a special offering whether you are a tourist or a resident.
  • The hotel is quirky, we are quirky — and it’s no surprise, we are a big fit.
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Too bad we didn’t have the chance to explore the hotel facilities that much – but as they say, there’s always a next time!

The Room

unique design wall attic suite new majestic hotel arts decor singapore unlisted collection

room at new majestic hotel

Upon entering the room, it took us about an hour just touring the attic suite and simply getting amazed — well, that includes taking selfies from every pretty little corner. The standouts include the barber shop chair, the stairs we kept climbing up and down like little kids, and the room’s centerpiece — the twin bathtubs with a painting of an old,peculiar-looking lady adorning the wall.

Thank god for their Ploh beds and pillows too, we didn’t have any issues heading to deep slumber at all. 
king bed attic suite at new majestic hotel singapore

designer room at new majestic hotel singapore

attic suite of new majestic hotel singapore design hotel unlisted collection

bathtubs at attic suite one of the rooms at new majestic hotel singapore chinatown boutique hotel

The hotel may seem ridiculously outlandish at first glance with rooms such as the sexually-charged ‘Pussy Parlour’ and crazily eerie ‘Weeds,’ but heck – that’s New Majestic’s real beauty: Being outrageous. Celebrating everyone’s uniqueness. And at the end of the day, still providing you good service and comfort.

the design hotels book at new majestic hotel singapore

Swimming Pool Area

new majestic hotel pool singapore pool side

new majestic hotel singapore pool side
The Random Republika team (clockwise): Founders Kate & Paolo and contributors Jaypee and Kristine.

Welcome gift & letter from the New Majestic Hotel Team

new majestic hotel singapore tote bag

letter from new majestic hotel singapore

BIG THANKS to the New Majestic Hotel for hosting us!

The New Majestic Hotel is currently offering these ongoing room promotions:

  • Stay for 2 nights, take 20% off the best available rates. BOOK NOW
  • Book at least 14 days in advance, get up to 10% off the best available rates. BOOK NOW

Address: 31–37 Bukit Pasoh Road Singapore 089845 | For general enquiries, call: +65 6511 4700 or email: NMH-Res@unlistedcollection.com

Visit their website: http://www.newmajestichotel.com/


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RandomRepublika.com: Paolo Avis

Living abroad for more than half a decade now, Paolo works in Singapore as a sales and marketing manager for a luxury travel publication. His creative urges can’t always be contained, hence photography, video documentaries, and blogging are his go-to forms of artistic release. Since he didn’t get to pursue TV production after getting a degree in Communication, Paolo now turns to Random Republika as an outlet to keep himself updated and to share his thoughts on what’s happening in showbiz and beyond. Follow his other stories via Instagram (@bigbluefish).

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