Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd Launches Third Brand with Opening of Singapore’s First Hotel Residence
07 Sep 2012 - Singapore
Urban inspired, high tech and intuitive to meet the always-on lifestyle needs of the e-generation, Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd’s (Frasers) third brand Capri by Fraser makes its debut with Singapore’s first hotel residence, the 313 suite Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore, which has soft opened at Changi Business Park.
Cutting through the conformity of typical hotels, Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore brings together the extensive range of facilities and services of a smart hotel together with the comfort and convenience of a full serviced residence, in a unique hotel concept that is designed to meet the 24x7 lifestyle needs of today’s tech-forward travellers.
With bright, vibrant, and free flowing social areas that are enriched with eye-catching contemporary art installations and spacious guest suites, all detailed with unique and thoughtful elements of comfort and functionality – including free and fast wireless internet – work, stay and play, enters a whole new dimension as guests rest, relax, and recharge according to their own needs. This includes the freedom and flexibility of in-room cooking, working out 24x7, as well as the unique option of doing your own laundry while playing floosball, Xbox Kinect, or getting fit on a Cicolette exercise bike or TRX suspension trainer.
Style Meets Home Comfort
Generously appointed for comfort Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore suites have been specially designed to feature well-defined living spaces. This extends to well thought out work spaces with large work desks and ergonomically designed Herman Miller chairs ideal for business travellers, open walk-in wardrobes and spacious bathrooms that boast of invigorating rain showers and an array of pampering Malin+Goetz luxury amenities. Fully equipped “kitchen walls” complete with cooktop and hood, microwave oven with convection and grill, 90-litre fridge, sink and, for selected rooms, Nespresso machines, to provide the added convenience of being able to cook in. Some of the suites open up into large private terraces, complete with tables, chairs and huge square hammocks for outdoor relaxation.
At Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore, guests can also turn their suites into an impressive home entertainment hub with chic Geneva Sound System with iPod/iPhone docks, 42” flat screen LED Smart televisions and DVD players, that add to the pleasure of “staying in”.
Fresh Take On Clean Fun
An inimitable sense of spontaneous fun and functionality come together at Spin & Play where doing laundry becomes less of a chore, and more of a social experience. Located on every floor, these integrated themed laundrettes feature Wii, XBox Kinect, foosball, iPads, punching bags, TRX suspension training and Cicolette cycling machines to keep guests fully entertained in between spin cycles 24x7.
With fast and free wireless Internet to keep guests constantly plugged in for both business and pleasure, free flowing always-happening areas throughout the hotel residence adapt from meeting zones to expanded social spaces that foster interaction and relaxation.
From the latest iMacs, to multi-cable charging stations to power up different digital devices, work becomes play for e-generation travellers at the Hotspot, which morphs into a chill out lounge area for guests to relax while staying constantly connected. This e-efficiency is further enhanced with Wi-Fi e-Print facilities that are accessible to the guests throughout the property. An interactive three-metre e-Concierge wall helps guests better plan their stays with up-to-theminute weather and flight information, updates on special events and happenings around town, public transport and nearby attractions. There is also the option of planning activities according to interests such as Arts & Entertainment, Culture & Heritage, Nightlife, Sports & Recreation, Family Fun, Shopping, right through to Hip Hangouts, all at the easy touch of a finger. High technology extends to the hotel residence’s meeting and conference facilities The Pod and Pow-Wow, which are equipped with the latest audio-visual capabilities, including interactive touchscreen panels that integrate whiteboard and projector.
Recharge and Relax
This flexibility of resting, relaxing and recharging according to their own lifestyle needs is further enhanced with a range of de-stress zones on level 2. Treat Suites with steam and sauna facilities, treatment rooms and private soak suites with a choice of aromatherapy bath salts, help guests wind down after a long day.
Active guests will be able to enjoy working out anytime of the day at the fully equipped 24x7 Gym which overlooks the outdoor pool where guests can intensify their water workouts on the state-of-the-art hydro treadmill or simply lay back, stretch out and relax to the rocking motions of EZ Hammocks – the latest concept in poolside lounging – both firsts in Singapore hospitality.
For alfresco chilling out, head up to Ripples pool bar to enjoy an array of international beers and cocktails at happy hour prices from 5-10pm. A tasty bonus of complimentary mini-burgers and truffles fries, along with a great music mix provides the ideal setting for unwinding after work.
A healthier fare with light grab-and-go meals is available at Delite, which offers a range of dailyfresh wraps, salads, sandwiches and snacks. A selection of specialty cakes is also available to complement the comprehensive beverage menu that includes Illy coffee, tea, fruit juices, healthy smoothies and powershakes. The hotel residence’s all-day-dining restaurant Caprilicious serves breakfast as well as an international menu for lunch and dinner. Tapas, a selection of finger food and an impressive range of international beers, ciders and cocktails can also be enjoyed in the lobby bar Drinx. In-room dining options include room service as well as a selection of delectable TV dinners that are available 24x7 for enjoyment in the suites.
A BCA Green Mark certified development Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore is thoroughly committed to the implementation of environmental sustainable practices. This includes the use of high efficiency lighting, water waste minimization systems, regular preventive maintenance, environmentally responsible purchasing policies and active reduce, reuse and recycle practices that extend across all its operations. Guest involvement in the green initiatives includes paperless iPad check-ins, options to reuse towels and linens, as well as the installation of energy control key cards.
Stylish, engaging and socially accommodating, Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore is a multisensory experience that tunes into the work balance needs of the e-generation.
Capri by Fraser, Changi City/Singapore is located at 3 Changi Business Park, Central 1, Singapore 486037. To enjoy special opening packages and rates, reservations can be made online at www.capribyfraser.com, by calling 1800 338 0800 or emailing email@example.com.
Frasers Hospitality Pte Ltd’s current portfolio, including those in the pipeline, stands at 73 properties in 39 key gateway cities, and more than 12,200 apartments worldwide.