Officially the top hotel in Singapore

Capella Singapore has bagged two awards in the travel industry’s most prestigious awards, Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012

Singapore, Monday, 9 July 2012 – This year’s Travel + Leisure’s World’s Best Awards 2012 has seen Singapore’s most luxurious resort, Capella Singapore, ranked amongst some of the finest hotels in the world.

Officially rated 37 out of 50 Top Hotels Overall and also Top 5 out of 15 Top Resorts in Asia, is the only hotel in Singapore to be named among the top 50 in the world and also the only Singapore hotel in the Top Resorts in Asia in the recent Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards 2012.

The Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards are a result of the publication’s annual survey where readers around the world vote on their favourite cities, hotels, cruises and islands.  They are among the most highly rated, anticipated and respected travel awards in the world.

Some of the other well-known properties that Capella Singapore has been listed alongside include Oberoi Udaivilas, Udaipur, India; The Peninsula, Bangkok; Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at the Bosphorus, Istanbul, Turkey, to name a few. Capella Singapore’s sister property, Capella Pedregal, Los Cabos ranked 57 out of the Top 100 Hotels Overall.

Capella Singapore’s latest awards come shortly after the luxury resort became the only hotel in Singapore to be named among the top 100 hotels in the world by global luxury resource, The Robb Report in April 2012.

Robert Lagerwey, General Manager of Capella Singapore, shared, “We are deeply honoured to be ranked among the world’s best.  At Capella Singapore we believe that education and empowerment play a crucial role in creating one of the world’s best luxury resorts.  This award is a testament to the efforts of all the hardworking staff here in the hotel and reflects our ultimate aim of becoming Asia’s best hotel.

“We are confident that Capella Singapore will continue to grow with Singapore’s tourism industry and proud that we have become a veritable luxury travel player attracting some of the world’s most seasoned travel connoisseurs.”

Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts. Residing on 30 acres of lush rainforest, the resort’s peaceful setting on a knoll is a rare masterpiece, boldly marrying Singapore’s rich colonial heritage with a symphony of contemporary architectural curves and designs. With just 112 rooms, suites, villas and manors, our guests are assured a personalised experience amidst beautifully landscaped surroundings.

A hallmark of the Capella experience is the luxury of preferential service provided by Personal Assistants available round-the-clock. Guests can delight their epicurean senses at Capella’s three dining choices, Cassia, a fine-dining Chinese restaurant, The Knolls, an all-day Mediterranean restaurant as well as Bob’s Bar where guests can unwind after a long day and Singapore’s breathtaking sunset. Capella Singapore is also home to the award-winning Auriga Spa. Other facilities that are available include a Fitness Centre, three meeting rooms; a business centre with two boardrooms, a library and three cascading outdoor pools.

Other awards Capella Singapore has won include the “Top 100 Hotels in the World 2012” by Robb Report, “Top place to be Pampered” by renowned travel online booking portal, HotelClub in October 2011, Condé Nast Traveler’s Hot List Hotels 2010, Singapore and “Best Resort” in Singapore Tatler's Best of Singapore 2011 awards.

More information about the award, can be found here:


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About Capella Singapore:

Located on Singapore’s premier resort destination, Sentosa Island, Capella Singapore offers an inspiring natural setting while providing easy access to Singapore’s financial and shopping districts.  The flagship property for Capella Hotels and Resorts in Asia promises the ultimate in personalised service and represents a new standard of luxury in Asia, combining the best of old and new Singapore. Capella Singapore offers the most spacious accommodations in Singapore. The 112 guestrooms include two Colonial Manors, villas that feature private plunge pools and outdoor bathtubs, suites and premier rooms.  In addition, Capella Singapore offers the opportunity for extended stays with full access to the hotel’s facilities via The Club at Capella Singapore.  These long stay offerings include 72 sea-facing suites and duplexes and 9 manors with private pools.  For more information or to plan an event at Capella Singapore, please visit


About Capella Hotels and Resorts:

Capella Hotels and Resorts serves today’s top-tier travelers and residential property owners and is setting a new standard in the hospitality industry.  Capella promises the unique benefits of the finest boutique hotels, including superb architecture and interior design, privacy, individualized service and attention to detail – combined with the amenities and activities of the world’s great luxury hotels and resorts.  Capella, led by founder Horst Schulze, is a brand focused on customer choice, and offers choices that no other hotel company in the world can match.  Capella has opened world-class properties in gateway cities and high-profile resort destinations around the world, including: Breidenbacher Hof, a Capella Hotel (Düsseldorf, Germany); Capella Ixtapa (Ixtapa, Mexico); Capella Pedregal (Cabo San Lucas, Mexico); Capella Singapore (Sentosa Island, Singapore) and The Setai Fifth Avenue.  Capella has also announced plans for: Capella Bahia Maroma (Riviera Maya, Mexico); Capella Bangkok (Bangkok, Thailand); Capella Georgetown (Washington, D.C.); Capella Nahui (Riviera Nayarit, Mexico); and Capella Niseko (Niseko, Japan).  Learn more at


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Leanne Sim

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