5 best staycays to jio friends for if you're going for F1

During the Formula 1 Grand Prix night race, lights were projected onto the Merlion and the Marina Bay Sands.
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The F1 Singapore Airlines Singapore Grand Prix is racing towards us. Once again, you will hear the revving of race car engines on the Marina Bay Street Circuit from September 20 to 22, as the annual exhilarating night race returns for its 12th edition.

This year, the always highly anticipated F1 concert also boasts a stellar line-up of world-class acts like Muse, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Swedish House Mafia, Gwen Stefani and many more.

Want to be in the heart of the action and enjoy the fireworks without forking out money for a ticket? Stay at one of these hotels and jio bae or your friends along.

PS: If you're going for the concert, that's one more reason to go for a staycay-so you don't have to jostle with the crowd or pay an exorbitant Grab or Gojek fare to go home to Punggol.

1. PAN PACIFIC SINGAPORE

If you are planning to watch the action from the comfort of your hotel room, Pan Pacific Singapore specifically offers track-facing rooms for you.

Book a minimum of two night from September and 18 to 22 you can choose from rooms in their track-facing room categories such as the Harbour Studio, Pacific Harbour Room, Pacific Harbour Studio and Harbour Suite. These rooms also boast spectacular views of the South China Sea.

All bookings including daily breakfast for two adults and certain categories let you enjoy additional privileges such as Champagne breakfast and afternoon tea in the Pacific Club Lounge. Prices start from $1070 per night.

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2. MARINA MANDARIN SINGAPORE

Another prime location where you can catch the race action from is at Marina Mandarin.

The hotel is conveniently located right next to the revelry and they offer guaranteed track view rooms for their Singapore Night Race Track View Package.

Stay a minimum of three nights from September 19 to 22 with prices starting from $733 per night for their Deluxe Room or $783 for their Premier Room. The rooms come with free WIFI for up to 4 devices and your own private balcony.

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3. FAIRMONT SINGAPORE

If you also wish to indulge in good food during your staycation, you should consider staying at the Fairmont Singapore.

With a choice of 15 restaurants and bars offering diverse cuisines such as Japanese food at Mikuni, Italian cuisine at Prego and unique cocktails at Anti:dote, you will be spoiled for choice.

Their Singapore Night Race package is available for bookings between September 20 and September 22 with Deluxe rooms starting from $599 and Fairmont Gold rooms starting from $899.

These rooms have their own private balconies. A minimum 2-night stay is required, and all bookings include a complimentary daily buffet breakfast.

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4. THE FULLERTON HOTEL SINGAPORE

Fullerton Hotel offers a comprehensive three-night F1 package that comes with complimentary three-day Padang Grandstand or Stamford Grandstand Tickets for two persons.

Priced from $999 per night, you get to stay in a unique Heritage room that feature historic architectural features and also enjoy daily international buffet breakfast for two persons.

The hotel is a short walk away from the Padang stage where the headliner acts will be playing, the Marina Bay Street Circuit, and the F1 Village in Esplanade Park where you can walk around and get access to special viewing platforms that give you a great view of the action at strategic trackside locations.

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5. THE RITZ-CARLTON MILLENIA SINGAPORE

Party-lovers, get ready to party to your heart’s content when you stay at the Ritz-Carlton from 16 to 23 September.

Book a minimum of three nights and besides being treated to great views of the race from the Grand Marina room, you will also get one pair of complimentary tickets for The Podium Lounge where you can rub shoulders with F1 drivers, celebrity guests and international artistes at the glamourous Grand Prix season after-party held at the hotel’s Grand Ballroom.

Daily buffet breakfast for two persons is also included to kickstart your day. Prices start from $635 per night.

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This article was first published in Cleo Singapore.

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