Millennium Hotels and Resorts’ Orchard Hotel Singapore has recently emerged from a multi-million, nine-month-long enhancement programme that includes a makeover of key facilities.
The revamped property now boasts an enlivened lobby interior, which sports a contemporary chandelier-inspired art sculpture. The two F&B restaurants in the lobby â€“ Orchard Cafe and Bar Intermezzo â€“ have also received facelifts.
The Orchard Cafe now sports a new style and Signature Class buffet showcasing heritage-inspired creations and chef-curated classics. Meanwhile, Bar Intermezzo features an inviting interiors and contemporary botanical-influenced cocktails that toast to Orchard Roadâ€™s past. Overlooking the lobby from the second floor is Cantonese fine dining Hua Ting Restaurant, which received an extensive makeover in 2018.
Out of its 656 rooms and suites, its 260 Grand Deluxe guestrooms in the hotelâ€™s Orchard Wing have been refurbished to boast upgraded amenities including the Handy smartphone that offers unlimited mobile data for local and select international calls; six USB ports and both wired and wireless high-speed Internet; and a Smart TV. Some Grand Deluxe rooms also come with luxurious Japanese soaking tubs.
Among Orchard Hotel’s 11 refurbished conference and function spaces, a highlight is The Orchard Grand Ballroom. Occupying over 920m2 and six metres high, the space has been refitted with a fresh new look, two floor-to-ceiling LED walls (a first in Singapore), statement lighting, state-of-the-art audio-visual capabilities, and a foyer lined with floating Orchid-inspired chandeliers. It boasts a capacity of up to 1,000 guests.
The conference centre has also been redesigned with five intimate meeting rooms and upgraded meeting facilities. Event planners will now have more catering options from the hotelâ€™s four culinary concepts â€“ Hua Ting Restaurant, The Orchard Cafe, Mon Bijou and Bar Intermezzo â€“ as well as a halal-certified kitchen.
The property also offers other facilities such as a 25m-long outdoor pool and fitness studio.