Santa Grand Hotel East Coast
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After a good flight with Finnair (good price, good legroom, mediocre food, and you pay for extra drinks) we finally land. The regimented customs we had feared did not eventuate (walked straight through) then a taxi to our hotel (Santa Grand East Coast). Sunshine, palm trees, friendly people - everything we had hoped for. Dad dragged the jetlagged …
Arrived at Singapore after a reasonably long day. Checked into Santa Grand Hotel and went for a walk to find a late dinner snack. Home around midnight to have a good sleep ready for a big day of exploration with a side of horse racing.
Hello Singapore! Funnily enough our friends Prodge and Alex who we travelled with in Indonesia happened to be passing through Changi airport at the same time as us. They were leaving to fly back to Jakarta and we were just arriving. So we took the opportunity to have a quick lunch and catch up with them at the airport which was nice.
The past few weeks have been hectic and planning for the trip was a case of stealing time. There are still a couple of flights to book but we've got almost everything sorted out. The most important things - passport, air tickets, ESTA, cash and camera - yes camera, are all checked and ready. The initial itinerary was indeed a little ambitious and insane but we knew we'd have to scrap certain cities ...
... where in the world they are. Also what global warming is doing to everything. You went up several layers and started at the top of cloud forest and worked your way down. At the top it was very cold and damp and as you got lower the temperature changed and there wasn't so much fog. It was really interesting to see and hard to explain. This took up most of the day, we stopped off to have some tea and then waited for a show where the tree top canopy was. It's a massive light show that ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
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TravelPod Member ReviewsSanta Grand Hotel East Coast Singapore
Luckily Nick only booked the accommodation here! Arrived to find he had booked two single beds rather than a double..
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