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Mama’s Staycation at Park Regis Singapore

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Need a little time out for yourself mama, but don’t want it to cost the earth to have you leave the Little Red Dot? Park Regis Singapore at Clarke Quay offered us a perfect solution – a mama-only staycation!

For my fellow Aussies who might be missing home, the newly renovated Park Regis (it’s an Australian brand) is launching a brand new “Australian heritage”-themed package, called ‘Comeback to Sunrise and Sunset’. From the moment you arrive to the foyer with its funky bar and Aboriginal artwork, until you enter your spacious, private room, a one-night holiday with the comfort of Australian hospitality ticked all this mama’s boxes. A huge, cosy bed; the TV to myself; and a gorgeous pool where I could swim lengths or just float and gaze at the sky without worrying about what the littlies are up to — what’s not to love?


I was greeted on arrival with a ‘Sunset’ mocktail, which was as delicious as it was beautiful. The bartenders on hand were even offering fun cocktail-making classes on how to recreate this specialty drink, and already I felt myself beginning to relax.

After a quick swim, the sun was beginning to set. My usual routine of kid dinners, bath and bedtime was far from my mind as I watched the city lights begin to twinkle. The Park Regis is located centrally in Clarke Quay, surrounded by some of Singapore’s best nightlife.

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Also at the doorstep is the River boat stop, perfect for a Sunset River Cruise. Lucky me, there was a voucher for this included in the ‘Comeback’ package!

All these adventures were making me hungry, and there was no shortage of choice. At the lively new all-day dining restaurant, Twenty3 Drink & Dine, hotel guests who book the Comeback package can enjoy a 23% discount on all a la carte menus. You can also flash your room card at various surrounding cafes, bars and restaurants in Clarke and Boat Quays for special discounts. As I was enjoying the serenity of having my own private space for the first time in years, I opted for a little room service!

PRSI Twenty3 Drink & Dine

Room service is a treat, with Aussie favourites like the delicious Beef Burger and Chicken Club sandwich on the menu. Coupled with a chilled glass of Jacob’s Creek Chardonnay from the mini bar you’re well on the way to a cheeky solo dinner, without having to leave the comfort of your room (or get out of your cosy hotel robe!).

A quick text to the family to make sure carnage wasn’t ensuing in my absence (not that there was much to be done if there was), I tucked up solo in the fresh, crisp bedsheets, read a few pages of a magazine, and had a lovely, unbroken rest, the whole night through! I didn’t even need my wake-up call, as the sunlight peeking through the curtains was enough to coax me out of bed and to the poolside for a spot of dawn yoga. There’s something special about waking up in a big bed and greeting the day with peace and calm.

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And what would a staycation be without a buffet breakfast?! Park Regis Singapore did not disappoint. First, the lovely Ember created a delicious “Sunrise” mocktail for me, another refreshing creation laced with pineapple, carrot and orange juice. Finished with a slice of orange that reminded me of the iconic Sydney Harbour Bridge, I felt right at home. A huge selection of cereals, homemade granola, eggs any style, Asian delights, an array of fresh fruits and juices, and omelettes made to order all needed to be sampled. I ate myself silly, and I didn’t have to share with anyone!

As breakfast came to a close, I was feeling refreshed, relaxed and at ease. A staycation also gave me something precious — a chance to miss my children, and for them to miss me.

A mama-only staycation that didn’t cost the earth and provided some much-needed alone time. Just like the Boomerang, the warm hospitality of the Park Regis Singapore will keep you coming back again and again, mama!

“Sunrise and Sunset” package starts from $290 per night and includes a Sunset River Cruise and either Sunrise yoga or cocktail-making class (depending on dates). Click here for more information.

Park Regis Singapore
23 Merchant Road, Singapore 058268

Tel: (+65) 6818 8888

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