Singapore Grand Prix 2018: Hotels and rooftop restaurants in the CBD that offer stunning views of the Formula 1 night race

F1 in Singapore, The Ritz-Carlton

watch the f1 drivers race around the circuit from above while enjoying your meal or in the comfort of your hotel room

From 14 to 16 September, Singapore will once more see the union of the world’s most revered Formula 1 drivers on the city circuit. While the best way to catch all the live action is from the Paddock Club, numerous venues have revved up to lure F1 fans through enticing accommodation packages, exclusive dining offers and over-the-top after-parties. We pick the best hotels and restaurants that offer the most gratifying, unobstructed views of the high-octane race.

Mandarin Oriental, Singapore

Mandarin Oriental Singapore isn’t just home to Morton’s – one of the best steakhouses in the city. The hotel also boasts a stunning portfolio of rooms and suites (from $1,050 per night) that offer unparalleled views of the F1 circuit. You won’t go wrong with the Marina Bay View and Grand Ocean View rooms and suites.

Mandarin Oriental Singapore
5 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039797
Tel: +65 6338 0066

Swissotel The Stamford

The newly renovated Premier Harbour View and Swiss Harbour View rooms of Swissotel The Stamford don’t play second fiddle either when it comes to offering magnificent panoramas of the race. Be sure to enjoy the hotel’s current promotion: 20 per cent off daily rates with complimentary breakfast for two adults. 

Swissotel The Stamford
2 Stamford Road
Singapore 178882
Tel: +65 6338 8585

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore

This is why The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore should be your choice of accommodation for the F1 weekend: it’s located in such close proximity to the tracks and will host one of the most grandiose after-parties, The Podium Lounge in its grand ballroom. But before putting your party shoes on, don’t miss the exclusive dining offerings at Cantonese restaurant Summer Pavilion, or if you’ve got the munchies, opt for some late night grub at Dom Pérignon Champagne Bar. From $630 per night, the ‘Race In Style’ room package, which is available from 10 to 17 September 2018, comprises an overnight accommodation in a Grand Marina room, daily buffet breakfast for two persons at Colony and a pair of complimentary tickets to The Podium Lounge.

The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore
7 Raffles Avenue
Singapore 039799
Tel: +65 6337 8888

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore is situated in one of the most prime locations of the downtown core, with an unblocked view of the sharpest hairpin turns in the circuit. Its F1 special package (from $1,000 per night) includes exclusive Grand Prix Formula 1 special rates, daily buffet breakfast, unlimited high-speed WIFI for multiple devices and unlimited mobile data & IDD calls to 15 countries with the hotel’s Handy phone, which is available in every room.

The Fullerton Hotel Singapore
1 Fullerton Square
Singapore 049178
Tel: +65 6733 8388


Catch the race from 43-levels up at Zafferano, which offers majestic aerial views of the circuit against the backdrop of Marina waterfront. Before the race kicks off, you may indulge in the F1 Champage Party Brunch with DJ from 12pm to 3pm at S$168++. Just psyched for the booze? Enjoy free flow drinks at S$98++ at the Rooftop Terrace Lounge from 7pm to 10pm.

10 Collyer Quay Level 43
Ocean Financial Centre
Singapore 049315
Tel: +65 6509 1488

Smoke & Mirrors

Smoke & Mirrors sits, quite possibly one of our favourite rooftop bars that coincidentally overlooks the Grandstand, granting you one of the most spectacular vistas of the race. Keep your eyes peeled for its alcohol menu, ranging from delectable, playful cocktails to high-end wines. Take the opportunity to head there for a sunset cocktail or two, you won’t just enjoy a panoramic view of the city, you’ll also beat the crowd.

Smoke & Mirrors
National Gallery Singapore
1 St. Andrew’s Road
Singapore 178957
Tel: +65 9380 6313


1-Altitude immediately springs to mind when we speak of the best rooftop bars in Singapore — for obvious reasons. It sits on the tallest building, and while it isn’t exactly a vantage point, it offers a complete view of the circuit 282m above the ground.

Level 63
1 Raffles Place
Singapore 048616
Tel: +65 6438 0410