Enjoy a Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation at Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium!

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

Looking for an ideal hotel to have a fabulous weekend staycation for your family?

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is conveniently located in the heart of the city, just minutes away to the Central Business District, near to the vibrant nightlife scene of Robertson Quay and Clarke Quay. It is also situated near to Singapore’s top attractions like Chinatown, Gardens by the Bay, Sentosa and Universal Studios Singapore. If you would like to visit Orchard Road for shopping and dining, you can take the hotel’s complimentary shuttle service. 

For those who prefer to walk, Tiong Bahru area is about 10 minutes walk away and there are a lot of heritage sites to see there. Tiong Bahru is one of the oldest estates in Singapore and many of the old apartments are no longer seen in other parts of Singapore.

Our Parenting World team enjoys going for family staycation. Staycation is great as it provides us a “home away from home” experience without the hassle of going through the security checks at the airport and spending hours on the plane travelling overseas. Staycation is a good opportunity for us to bond and spend quality time together as a family! 

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Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is a popular hotel with 512 rooms offering grand, clear view of Singapore’s cityscape. The hotel comes with 2 marvelous restaurants, chic lobby bar, free high speed Wi-Fi, parking, fitness centre and outdoor pool. 

It is well-known for its stylish lobby with a stunning 27-storey glass atrium and its distinctive bubble lifts. 

When we arrived at the hotel, check-in is pleasant and a fast affair. Our staycation package is known as “Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation”. We are greeted warmly by the hotel’s friendly guest relation officer who briefed us on our staycation details and the children activities provided (normally the activity will start at 4pm on weekends at one of the hotel’s function rooms).

But first, let’s check into our hotel room! 

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The kids are so excited upon opening the room door, the room is spacious, well-lit and very cosy. The room is well-equip comes with plush bedding, choice of soft & firm pillows, flat screen TV, bathtub, ergonomic desk and work area, laptop-sized safe, hairdryer, iron and ironing board.

Each room has complimentary WiFi and access to over 5,000 news titles via the PressReader app.

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Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is so thoughtful to its little guests, it has prepared surprises for children! 

Receive a Kids Welcome Pack and Kids in-room amenities including kids bathroom slippers and adorable kids animal bathrobes. That’s more, in this staycation package, kids will enjoy 30 minutes of free play at Waka Waka Kids Indoor Playground located just across the road at Annex@Furama. Kids can look forward to fun activities like Climbing Walls, Giant Slides and Bouncy Castle. If you would like to explore around the hotel’s area like Tiong Bahru, the hotel’s friendly kids concierge will be happy to recommend a list of activities on what you can do during your stay! 

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A special mention that Holiday Inn® Hotels and Holiday Inn® Resorts has come up with a wonderful initiative, Chatterbox Conversation Cards that was introduced across all hotels and resorts in Asia, Middle East and Africa. The cards are made especially for families and young travellers ages 3 to 12 from August 2017. It contains 30 conversation-prompting cards to stimulate kids’ reasoning, logic, creativity and problem-solving abilities.

It is a great way to initiate a conversation with our kids where the whole family can participate in to spend a meaningful time together during our staycation at Holiday Inn hotel. 

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The kids bathrobe is so adorable!!!

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They simply like the cute animal bathrobes so much that they keep taking pictures and have fun poising with it! 

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Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium has gone an extra mile to make our little one happy by preparing a cake to celebrate our boy’s birthday! 

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The room has a large work area with electrical outlets and comes with ergonomic chair for parents to do their work and reading. The room also comes with a 32-inch flat-screen TV with stereo system, minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities. 

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The spacious bathroom has a bathtub and provides a comprehensive set of toiletries and grooming accessories necessary for your needs. 

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A stunning, unblocked cityview from our hotel room

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Our room is located at a high floor with a great view of the city. In the day, we can even see some of the skyscrapers around Orchard Road area. Our newly renovated room is clean and well furnished. There is even a local mobile device for you to use and cable TV that comes with premium channels, our kids enjoy using the TV to watch Cartoons Network. 

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The hotel has arranged kids activities which starts at 4pm on weekends at one of the hotel’s function rooms. During our stay, the kids were taught how to decorate cookies in view of the coming Christmas season.

The class is small and the instructor is very enthusiastic and helpful to the little participants. 

From 4 to 5pm every Saturday and Sunday, kids can look forward to a fun-filled afternoon with a different in-hotel activity selected every week just for the kids like finger puppet making, cookie decorating, play-doh sculpting, or watercolor painting. You can leave your kids under the hands of the hotel’s capable team and parents can head down to Atrium Bar 317 for a relaxing cup of tea.  At night, there will be a special movie screening at 8pm complete with complimentary popcorn, water and soft drinks. Younger kids will be provided with children’s floats to play in the pool too.  

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If you like to swim, check out the hotel swimming pool with a nice skyline view of the city from the poolside, it is located at level 6 right next to the gym.

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After a good night rest, it is rise and shine for breakfast time at Atrium Restaurant located at Level 4 serving local signature dishes and a delicious selection of international flavours.

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Unlike most hotels where there is normally a long queue at the eggs station, this restaurant has a novel order system where you take a number tag on your table and hand over to the egg station when you order your omelette or other eggs and after the chef cooked your eggs, they will bring it to your table and return the tag to you where you can make another order again if you wish. We had a delicious and fulfilling breakfast to kick-start our day!

Atrium Restaurant
Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Dessert

Venue: Level 4

Operating Hours: 6:30am -10:30pm

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Before we checked out, the hotel staff even took a complimentary family polaroid for us as part of this family staycation package. Thank you Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium for the fabulous stay and the wonderful hospitality shown by the friendly hotel staff! 

Here from everyone in our team, we would like to wish everyone, Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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Our Parenting World Top 5 reasons why Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation is good for you:

  1. The hotel makes kids feel special by providing them with Kids Welcome Pack and Kids in-room amenities. 
  2. For $220++, this is certainly one of the best value for money hotel family staycations in Singapore.
  3. The swimming pool is specially cordoned off at the shallow area for those who are beginners and do not want to swim at the deeper end of the pool.
  4. The breakfast buffet is kids friendly with a personalised Kids Buffet counter and kids eating utensils. ]We also like table tag system of ordering your eggs where you no longer need to queue at the egg station.
  5. Special attention like kids’ movie night and kids ‘activities help to engage your children while you enjoy your hotel stay. The hotel also provides a complementary 30 minutes free play at Waka Waka which is located at Annex@Furama across the road. 

The Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation Package includes:

  • Kids welcome pack and in-room kids amenities
  • Movie by the poolside
  • In-hotel activity
  • Buffet breakfast for two adults and two kids 12 years and under at Atrium Restaurant
  • Complimentary 30 minutes free play at Waka Waka (Annex @ Furama)
  • Complimentary commemorative family polaroid photo upon check-out
  • Complimentary parking
  • During your stay, enjoy 15% off Xin Cuisine Chinese Restaurant and 1-for-1 lunch or dinner buffet at Atrium Restaurant

Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation Package starts from SGD 220++ per room per night.

Check-in on Friday or Saturday only. Blackout dates apply. Venue of Movie by the poolside might change due to weather conditions. Rate is subject to 10% service charge and 7% prevailing government taxes. 

Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075
Tel: 6733 0188

To find out more and to book the Fam-tastic Weekend Staycation Package, please visit 


Restaurant Review: Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium


Our Parenting World team was invited to attend the launch of the new Atrium Restaurant, Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium recently.

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Photo Credit: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium: Overview of the widespread buffet dinner at the restaurant.

If you are a fan of buffet dinner, I believe you have heard of “Melting Pot Cafe” at Holiday Inn previously. The buffet was very popular among Singaporeans because they have a good variety of dishes there. When we heard that the new Atrium Restaurant is the revamped Melting Pot Cafe, we have very high expectations of the restaurant.

Did it meet our expectation? Definitely Yes!

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Photo Credit: Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, Executive Chef Chua Yew Hock

Atrium Restaurant is the newly revamped all-day dining restaurant boasting a brand new interior design and a delicious line-up of signature dishes created by the new Executive Chef Chua Yew Hock.

We met Executive Chef Chua who is the head chef for the restaurant. He has a delicious line-up of signature dishes which include Singapore Chilli Crab, Assam Curry Snapper Fillet, Mussels Otah-Otah and Laksa which are all very impressive! 

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All the above photos credit to : Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium

The crabs are huge and tasty, especially if you eat together with the fried mantou (small chinese buns). The assam curry snapper fillet is mouth watering with heavenly aroma that goes very well with rice too. Each mussel is filled with otah and the presentation is very unique and of course tasty! This is the first time we have seen otah being presented in this way. The laksa is rich filled with thick and tasty broth that goes well with the silky noodles will surely make you come back for more.

Words and pictures don’t mean anything until you have tasted Executive Chef Chua’s signature dishes to find out how good and lip-smacking delicious his dishes are. 

In addition to Executive Chef Chua’s signature dishes, Atrium Restaurant also features a wide range of a delicious international buffet spread, sushi, sashimi and dessert. 

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There is also a “Kids corner” at the buffet spread, catering specially for the younger family members. It comes with kid’s utensils and even colour pencils and colouring books to entertain the little guests.

Look how happy Di Di is enjoying his food at the restaurant.



The boys are so excited to see Executive Chef Chua in person and he is very friendly. He told the boys that he will bring them to the kitchen and learn cooking. Thumbs up to the lovely organisers, Executive Chef Chua Yew Hock, Atrium Restaurant and Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium for the impressive food and warm hospitality!

We will definitely be back at the restaurant and also bring our overseas relatives who will be visiting us during Christmas holidays to try out the wide range of delicious local and international food! 


Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium is so thoughtful to the little guests and they have their own Kids Check In. How cool is that!

Come visit Atrium Restaurant at Level 4 opening hours from 6:00am to 00:30am and Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium located at 317 Outram Road, Singapore 169075. Tel: 67317172


Latest Update: 

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has also partnered with Nutrition Australia to develop healthy meals for kids at Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts to be rolled out throughout Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) next year in 2015.

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the exclusive partnership with Nutrition Australia, a non-profit organisation that inspires healthy eating through nutrition education, information and advisory services, to create a revamped kids’ menu featuring healthier food options for its Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts. 

Nutrition Australia will develop 26 appetiser and main meal options, 10 dessert options and 10 drink options, and this will be launched in 2015 across Holiday Inn hotels across Asia, Middle East and Africa (AMEA) to provide kids on holiday a much healthier meal time option. All the main meals in the menu will provide a nutritious balance of vegetables, meat and wholegrain foods, plus fruit or dairy where relevant. Importantly, the menu will provide a variety of colours, flavours and textures to help kids have fun and enjoy healthy eating.

Phil Broad, Vice President of Food & Beverage, IHG said: “A big part of any family holiday is the food your kids eat. With this new partnership, we’ll be able to provide a wider variety of healthy options for kids – much more than just the standard burgers, pastas and chips – options which are going to be more nutritious, whilst presented in a fun way

Lucinda Hancock, Executive Officer, Nutrition Australia Victorian Division said: “Good nutrition is essential for good health at all ages. For children, it is particularly important because healthy eating habits are often formed during childhood. It’s great to see Holiday Inn taking the initiative to ensure there are nutritious, delicious and fun foods available for kids to enjoy when holidaying, and we are thrilled to be a part of this exciting collaboration.”

Guests can book rooms and make the most of the ‘Kids Eat & Stay Free’* programme at the Holiday Inn website –www.holidayinn.com.