marina bay sands hotel singapore
 
marina bay sands hotel singapore
may 06, 2011

marina bay sands hotel singapore

marina bay sands hotel singapore images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

marina bay sands complex consists of three hotel towers connected by the magnificent sands skypark. designboom’s editors had the great opportunity to stay and test out the newly opened hotel. with over 2,500 rooms and suites, it is the biggest hotel in singapore. the sands skypark with pool is built at the height of 200 meters. its lush, landscaped gardens are home to 250 trees and 650 plants and offer a total of 12,400 square meters of space – big enough to fit three football fields. hotel guests have the exclusive use of a 150-meter infinity swimming pool, the world’s largest outdoor pool at that height.

marina bay sands hotel singapore sunset at the pool images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

marina bay sands hotel singapore night view images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

marina bay sands hotel singapore anita hackethal (of designboom) enjoys a nighttime swim in the pool at the skypark image © designboom

 

marina bay sands hotel singapore birgit lohmann (of designboom) in the pool at the skypark image © designboom

 

marina bay sands hotel singapore the marina bay sands building by moshe safdie architects images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

the hotel has sloping towers and straight legs connected at level 23 to form a single building. in hotel tower 1, the slope is as steep as 26 degrees, making it one of the most complex hotels ever built. this 1.2 hectare skypark, designed as a tropical oasis, is longer than the eiffel tower is tall and large enough to park four-and- a-half A380 jumbo jets. it extends to form one of the world’s largest public cantilevers. the rooms offer views of the south china sea or singapore skyline.

marina bay sands hotel singapore from this privileged observation deck, hundreds of visitors at a time can feast their eyes on the unforgettable panorama view images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

even if you are not a hotel guest, you can enter the sands skypark. you can visit the observation deck to experience the unsurpassed views of singapore. entrance to the hotel facilities and the use of the pool is not permitted. public entrance to this area is outside hotel tower 3. you can purchase tickets from the box office located in the new and permanent location at basement 1.

marina bay sands hotel singapore bedroom images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

2,561 rooms and suites, 55 floors, 18 different room types includes 230 luxury suites that come with butler service and privileged access to VIP areas.

marina bay sands hotel singapore the club images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

the club at marina bay sands, the executive club lounge at tower 2, allows club/suite guests to enjoy their breakfast, afternoon tea and evening cocktails while enjoying the spectacular views at the skypark.

marina bay sands hotel singapore bathroom images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

the captivating marina bay sands art path comprises a collection of spectacular art installations that were commissioned to integrate with moshe safdie’s architecture.

marina bay sands hotel singapore ‘rising forest’ in the atriumimages © designboom

 

 

 

 

‘rising forest’ by shanghai artist chongbin zheng is a ceramic sculpture composed of 83 massive glazed stone-ware ceramic vessels occupying approximately 4,000 square meters in the hotel atrium. each vessel weighs in at 1,200 kilogram and measures 3 meters tall. the vessels were so large that the artist had to build a customized kiln the size of a small building. ceramics of this size are rarely made and fired in one piece. in the atrium there are several dining bars. ‘rise’ which is an all-day restaurant featuring world cuisine, emphasizes south east asian specialties. rise offers buffet and a-la-carte breakfast, lunch, dinner and supper.

marina bay sands hotel singapore jin shan image © designboom

 

 

 

 

jin shan (金山) is a high-end restaurant serving exquisite chinese fare. it is decorated with lantern pavilions and private dining rooms. the cuisine presents the best of cantonese, hunan and szechuan flavors.

marina bay sands hotel singapore immense ‘drift’ sculpture in the lobby by artist UK antony gormley images courtesy of marina bay sands

 

 

 

 

the ‘drift’ sculpture by artist UK antony gormley is a massive three dimensional stainless steel polyhedral matrix of over 16,100 steel rods and more than 8,320 steel nodes. measuring approximately 40 meters long, 23 meters high and 15 meters wide. the structure weighs 14.8 tons. drift is suspended cloud-like in the air between levels 5 and 12 of the atrium of hotel tower 1.

marina bay sands hotel singapore marina bay sands hotel singapore designboom editors on picture souvenir image © designboom

 

marina bay sands hotel singapore marina bay sands hotel singapore all whirlpools at the skypark offer views of the south china sea image © designboom

  • Yes infinity pools always extend passed the swimming pool wall. This place is amazing. I will put this on my wish list of places to visit!

    Nicole
  • to those who are asking about the swimming pool and “wall”, there’s a lower platform that you can only see when you’re at the edge of swimming pool. this platform has a wall so it OBVIOUSLY will stop people from jump and falling off. The architects and designers are way smarter than us, don’t worry about that.

    dpba
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