81% Based on 5233 reviews TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 out of 5

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Hotel Description

A family-friendly stay in Clarke Quay awaits you at Swissotel Merchant Court. Within just a 10-minute stroll, you'll find popular attractions like Chinatown Heritage Center and Boat Quay. Highlights at this hotel include 2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor swimming pool.

All 476 rooms feature free WiFi, free wired Internet, and cable TV. Dining in is an option with 24-hour room service, and minibars provide refreshments. Pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like bathrobes and slippers. Additionally, coffee/tea makers, in-room childcare, and free newspapers are available.

The buffet restaurant, Ellenborough Market Cafe, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Crossroads Bar is the hotel's own lobby lounge, serving drinks along with light fare. Enjoy the health club, spa tub, and sauna as well as access to yoga classes. Business travelers can take advantage of conference space, a business center, and limo/town car service. Additionally, you'll find free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and massage/treatment rooms. Each morning buffet breakfast is served between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Within a 15-minute walk of this 4.5-star Downtown Singapore hotel, attractions include Raffles Place and Peranakan Museum.

Swiss Advantage Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Suite, 1 King Bed, Balcony, Executive Level

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Non Smoking

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Executive Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, Business Lounge Access, Executive Level

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Swiss Studio, 1 King Bed, Business Lounge Access, Pool View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Premier Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

81% of guests recommend out of 5233 reviews

Excellent 2317
Good 2086
Average 568
Poor 180
Terrible 82
Value <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Rooms <span>4.0</span> out of 5
Cleanliness <span>4.5</span> out of 5
Service <span>4.5</span> out of 5

About the Swissotel Merchant Court

Location 20 Merchant Road, Singapore, 058281

Property Features

Swissotel Merchant Court offers its guests a full-service spa, an outdoor pool, and a health club. There are 2 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a poolside bar and a bar/lounge. WiFi and wired Internet are free in public spaces. Business amenities include a business center and limo/town car service. A spa tub, a sauna, and multilingual staff are also featured at the family-friendly Swissotel Merchant Court. Limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis. A complete renovation of Swissotel Merchant Court was completed in September 2016. This 4.5-star Clarke Quay hotel is smoke free.

  • 476 guestrooms or units
  • 12 levels
  • 2 dining venues
  • Bar by the pool
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Car service
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Free cribs/infant beds


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet


Free self parking , Parking (limited spaces)


  • Airport: Singapore (SIN-Changi) (20.6 km / 12.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Clarke Quay Station (0.2 km / 0.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Swissotel Merchant Court offers 476 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. A pillow menu is available. Televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, slippers, and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, complimentary newspapers, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Cable channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.

Ellenborough Market Cafe - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Blue Potato - Overlooking the pool, this restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). Open daily.

Crossroads Bar - This lobby lounge serves light fare only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Swissotel Merchant Court features a freeform swimming pool amid landscaped surroundings. The hotel's Purovel Spa and Sport houses a two-level fitness center, an aerobics studio, and nine treatment rooms.

A nine-hole golf course and driving range is about 2 km (1.5 miles) from the hotel.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 12 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for SGD 80.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

Smoking is not permitted in any guest rooms at Swissotel Merchant Court. Guests who smoke in rooms will be charged a penalty fee of S$275 per incident.


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: SGD 42.40 for adults and SGD 21.20 for children (approximately)
  • Rollaway bed fee: SGD 80.0 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Merchant Court
  • Merchant Court Swissotel
  • Swissotel Merchant
  • Swissotel Merchant Court
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Hotel Singapore
  • Swissotel Merchant Court Singapore

You should know

  • One child 12 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.


Handy Phone

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive a complimentary Handy Phone to use for the duration of your stay. The phone allows unlimited local calls, unlimited complimentary IDD calls to 10 countries, unlimited data access, and can be used island-wide.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Taxes and gratuity may not be included. IDD calls to countries not on the list will incur a fee. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.