Peranakan flavors upgraded at InterContinental Singapore

InterContinental Singapore has just revamped its shophouse guest rooms and suites which are located in an row of Peranakan-style shophouses from the 1920s.

This is one of the rare hotels in Singapore that trades on the Peranakan connection. This Singaporean heritage can be seen in the dark teak flooring, intricate carvings decoration and artifacts, along with the wooden window shutter that overlook a narrow shopping street below that evoke the lifestyle of a bygone era. However, room amenities are firmly based on 21st centruy, with all the latest technologies

The Peranakan experience is not only confined to the shophouse rooms and suites. The hotel’s Club lounge exudes similar an old-world Peranakan charm.