Situated in Tiong Bahru estate in the heartlands of Singapore, this city hotel is a mere 10-minute drive from the cultural centre of Chinatown, as well as the central business district. This 288-room residence opened in 2007. It is spread over two separate blocks and situated in one of the area's oldest housing estates. It exemplifies the planning and architectural style typical of British public housing from the same period. The buildings are situated on opposite sides of the main road and are connected by an air-conditioned, overhead link bridge. The hotel provides an array of services and amenities directed toward to business traveller: currency exchange facilities, a business centre, Internet access and secretarial services. The guestrooms are individually decorated according to various Chinese, Indian, Malayan and other ethnic styles and feature contemporary, minimalist designs.