SINGAPORE – The Global City in Asia, Top 5 Convention & Exhibition City in the World. D’Nova Hotel is situated at the heart of Singapore and within walking distance to major shopping centres such as Suntec City, Bugis Junction and Raffles City.

Guests can explore within the city at their own comfort pace to major tourist attractions like The Esplanade Park, The Helix Bridge, Marina Bay Sands and the Singapore Flyer. Historic landmarks like The National Museum, The Parliament House, Victoria Theatre, The Padang and The National Arts Gallery are also easily accessible from the hotel’s convenient location.

There are also 4 MRT train stations from 4 different lines within 10-15 minutes walk from the hotel.

Getting to D'Nova Hotel

By Taxi

Taxis are available at the taxi stands at the Arrival levels of each Terminal. The journey to the Hotel is estimated to cost between $18.00 and $38.00 and takes approximately 30 minutes.

Fares are metered and there is additional airport surcharge for all trips originating from the airport.

  • $5 airport surcharge – 5.00pm to 12.00am (Fridays to Sundays)
  • $3 airport surcharge – all other times

Midnight surcharge of 50% of final metered fare – 12.00am to 6.00am (daily)

By Train

Train (MRT) We are located in an area dominated by shops and other commercial buildings; it’s within walking distance of several sites and four MRT stops.

It’s a two-minute walk to the National Library of Singapore, a six-minute walk to the Esplanade MRT station, an eight minute walk to the Bugis MRT station, and nine minutes to both City Hall MRT and the Bras Basah MRT.

By Bus

Bus Bus stops are available just outside Purvis Street, along North Bridge Road, Middle Road or Beach Road.

These are the available buses:

  • North Bridge Road 7, 7A, 32, 51, 61, 63, 80, 145, 175, 197, 851 and 851e
  • Middle Road 56 and 980
  • Beach Road 56, 57, 100, 107, 961 and 961C

Quick Facts


There are four official languages in Singapore: English, Mandarin, Malay and Tamil. English is the language of business and administration, and is widely spoken and understood. Most Singaporeans are bilingual, and speak their mother tongues as well as English.


The unit of currency used in Singapore is the Singapore dollar, denoted by the sign S$ or SGD. You can exchange your foreign currency for Singapore dollars at most major banks, where exchange rates vary from one institution to another. Most banks open from 9.30am to 3pm during weekdays and 9.30am to 11.30am on Saturdays. They are closed on Sundays and public holidays.

All major credit cards are widely accepted, with Visa and MasterCard being the most common. Traveller’s cheques are another convenient and safe way for you to conduct transactions in Singapore. Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) are found all over Singapore, and a large proportion of these allow for cash withdrawals from Visa or MasterCard credit cards.

Time Difference

Singapore uses a time zone eight hours in advance of UTC (Coordinated Universal Time), (UTC+8). It is known as Singapore Standard Time or SST, and is the same as Australian Western Standard Time, Central Indonesia Time, Malaysian Standard Time, Philippines Standard Time, Chinese Standard Time and Hong Kong Time.

Best Time to Visit

Many overseas visitors make annual shopping expeditions to Singapore as it has established a worldwide reputation for wonderful services and a great variety of products.

The Great Singapore Sale, held annually from May to July, is an event not to be missed as huge savings can be obtained from thousands of participating stores all over Singapore.

It is sometimes a good idea to time your holiday with special events taking place in your destination. Throughout the year, Singapore’s events calendar is filled with a unique blend of colorful ethnic festivals, dazzling international performances and thrilling spectator sports.