Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is celebrating its official reopening. The newly renovated property pioneers innovations in design and product for the nine other Hotel Jen properties under Shangri-La International Hotel Management Limited across Asia Pacific.
Mr. Clifford Weiner - General Manager of Hotel Jen Tanglin SingaporeMr. Weiner was appointed as General Manager of the hotel in 2013. He led the rebranding of Traders Hotel, Singapore to Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore, and oversees the operation of the 546-room hotel. Traders Hotel, Singapore is the first Traders property to undergo a global rebranding exercise.
He joined the Shangri-La Group in 2010 as Executive Assistant Manager-Food and Beverage at Shangri-La Hotel, Singapore. Next, he was promoted to Resident Manager at Shangri-La Hotel, Kuala Lumpur, before moving to Traders.
An advocate for free-spirited thinking to push existing boundaries and introduce new ideas, Mr. Weiner is currently building on the property’s 19-year heritage to create a refreshed and invigorating hotel environment under the Hotel Jen brand.
Hotel Jen has undergone this extensive $SGD45 million makeover to transition from Traders Hotel Singapore. The fresh and contemporary hotel, designed to attract the same highly valued business and leisure traveller, now reflects a modern functional design concept that removes many of the common pain points of today’s travellers – whether individuals, families or groups.
Key highlights that reflect the needs of today’s modern traveller include:
New contemporary guest rooms
None of the 565 rooms are the same – with four contemporary locally curated wallpaper designs highlighting a Singapore theme (bicycle, orchid, goldfish and shop house). Each room includes thoughtful touches such as: free WiFi, USB charger outlets, high pressure walk-in showers, and king-sized “floating” beds with 300-thread count linen. Executive suites also include a pull-out sofa bed, a small pantry, a microwave and a SMEG fridge. The 18 Storey hotel also boasts a large, chic and vibrantly designed Club Lounge located on the 17th floor with open views of the nearby residential neighbourhood full of lush greenery,offering a wide variety of healthy breakfast items and a range of local and international cocktails and canapes in the evening becoming fast the most popular area of the hotel.
Authentic South-East Asian cuisine will be showcased in J65, a new restaurant with a local farmer’s market look and feel. The chic lobby also houses Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go – a café and snack bar offering Singapore’s finest artisan products including locally roasted coffee and many open lounging areas to meet the growing social needs of the next generation traveller.
The heart of Singapore
A unique feature of Hotel Jen Tanglin is the Heart Map. Team members and guests alike are encouraged to share their favourite tips and recommendations on the hand-drawn map. It’s a fun and interactive way to discover the city and a way to insure all team members who act as ambassadors for the hotel. Without a traditional ‘concierge’ in place - every guest is assured that everyone working at the hotel is ‘in the know’. Clifford Weiner General Manager of Hotel Jen Singapore said: Our team are local lifestyle experts catering to today’s most adventurous international traveller, on hand to recommend cultural spots, local cuisines and new places to explore off the beaten track. We want to create an experience that allows guests to feel that Hotel Jen Singapore is their place in the city’’
Entrepreneurship is actively encouraged and the story of local creativity and products are part of the hotel’s brand identity. Thus, appointing and supporting local talent is integral to their vision. The Hotel Jen team goes to great lengths to curate and nurture a group of Singapore artisans to contribute to the fabric of hotel. This year with the support of small and local business,Hotel Jen Tanglin aims to become a creative event space for local brands to showcase their products from F&B to fashion and art.
Lothar Nessmann, Chief Operations Officer of Hotel Jen, commented on the opening: "We are thrilled to open the doors to the fresh and renovated Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore – a pioneering hotel that is fast setting a new benchmark for the Hotel Jen brand. Our guests appreciate the important things done well; demand quality, comfort and value, together with honest and authentic service.”
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is conveniently located just a stone's throw from the renowned Orchard Road shopping district and the serene Botanical Gardens, a UNESCO world heritage site.Guests are connected to Tanglin Mall, with a variety of high quality shops, cafes, restaurants and supermarkets easily within reach. Camden Medical Centre and Gleneagles Hospital is just a 3-minute walk away. A free shuttle service is provided to Orchard Road, as well as weekday morning shuttle services to the Central Business District.
1A Cuscaden Road Singapore 249176
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore is open to guests and taking bookings through the website:
Or through phone reservations: + 65 6831 4333 Or by email: email@example.com
• 565 guest rooms – with a choice of 6 room types- ranging from a 26m2 Superior Room to the 75 m2 Premier Suitewith prices starting at SGD$250 per night
• 25-minute drive from Changi International Airport, and is accessible via taxi, bus, subway (MRT) and hotel limousine
• 24-hour gym and health club with 30 metre long outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi, sauna, steam and treatments rooms and pool bar
• Launch offer – Club Room at introductory offer of SGD$299 per night until February 2016
• Connected to Tanglin Mall, with a variety of high quality shops, cafes, restaurants and supermarkets easily within reach. Camden Medical Centre and Gleneagles Hospital is just a 3-minute walk away.
• A free shuttle service is provided to Orchard Road, as well as weekday morning shuttle services to the Central Business District.
Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore - a fresh-take on all day dining
December sees the launch of the newly re-opened Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore’s two new dining outlets situated in the freshly refurbished lobby level.
With a name inspired by the Singapore international dialling code, the new-look all day dining restaurant will open to diners for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Authentic South-East Asian cuisine in abundant portions will be showcased in the vibrant restaurant with a modern market look and feel. Prices begin from $29.00 nett for lunch, and $58.00 nett for dinner.
Weekday lunch is an eclectic mix of deli style food ideal for business lunches. A strong focus on plant and soil based dishes are amongst the buffet spread, for those looking to lighter and healthier options. Expect a variety of salads such as Roast Pumpkin and Beetroot, Kale with Quinoa and Banana Flower Salad, grilled veg sandwiches, quiches, soups and brown rice sushi. For those craving a more substantial lunch, a variety of hot dishes, six versions of Laksa, generously portioned Hong Kong BBQ are also served up.
Hooked! - Seafood Dinner from is on from Thursday to Saturday, the daily South East Asian selection will be enhanced with fresh Fin de Claire oysters, sushi and sashimi, tiger prawns, Boston lobster and Sri Lankan crab.Hot dishes include soup- baked cumin red mullet & lobster bisque, poached sweet clams and grilled sea bass are among the other seafood treats.
Sunday Brunch is the highlight of the week, with free flow Champagne, wine, beer and cocktails, accompanied with alive DJ performance jazzing up the weekend. Unlimited platefuls of the freshest seafood including Oysters, a whole tuna sashimi, and hand carved meat cuts, 5 types of smoked salmon, premium Iberico ham, and a signature Sunday Roast with all the trimmings.
In keeping with the Hotel Jen philosophy of the ‘little details done well’, a breakfast take-away is also an option for busy diners as well as a one plate prix fixe during lunch. The introduction of NETT pricing means no unpleasant surprises on the final bill. For diners celebrating a birthday, J65 will provide a complimentary three-tier tower of delicious assorted cupcakes served with the signature birthday Dirty Milkshake.
Open 24 hours a day, and situated just off the chic new hotel lobby area, Jen’s Kitchen On-the-Go is a perfect spot to relax, meet friends or conduct an informal business meeting over an delicious locally roasted coffee. As with the entire hotel, the café benefits from super fast, free WiFi. As entrepreneurship is actively encouraged at Hotel Jen Tanglin, the café boasts a delicious selection of artisan- roasted coffee brewed from scratch by baristas from local coffee connoisseurs, Nomad the Gallant – as well as curated teas. With a keen eye for selecting and roasting the finest coffee beans, Nomad the Gallant have developed a reputation and local following for creating aromatic specialty coffee blends. The buzzy café also specially imports unique masala teas, such as the Chai Masala blend using fresh spices that are cracked open, and hand-blended with tea and honey.
The buzzy café incorporates a funky bicycle as part of the ingenious, contemporary new design. Tokyo bicycles are integral to the design and can be found as part of the new décor, as well as free for guests use and discover the City.
Opens daily from 6:30 am – 10:00 pm
Reserve a table at hoteljen.com/singapore/tanglin/taste/restaurants/j65/ and get an exclusive online booking discount of 15% off the total bill.
Phone reservations: (65) 6831 4374
Jen’s Kitchen-On-the-Go is open 24 hours a day
Prices start at $29.00 nett for the Deli and Gourmet lunch to $138.00 for the fun-filled
freel-flow Sunday Brunch. Coffee and Tea in the café start at $4.00 nett
Social Media Links:
Facebook: Hotel Jen Tanglin Singapore
Hash tag: #HotelJenTanglin #ThatJenFeeling
About Hotel Jen
Hotel Jen is a diverse collection of hotels in the best locations across Asia Pacific, with a unique brand of style and service delivery designed to appeal to a ‘New Jeneration’ of travellers.
The brand is the brainchild of virtual persona Jen, a professional hotelier and all-time lover of life, travel and discovery.
To guests, Hotel Jen delivers quality, comfort, convenience and value with a twist. Jen cares about what really matters to guests – the important things done well; comfortable rooms and honest authentic service; respect, privacy and efficiency served without fuss or intrusion; cultural insights; interesting experiences; and fast, free WiFi everywhere, always.
For more information and reservations, please contact a travel professional or access the Hotel Jen website at www.hoteljen.com/tanglin
About Hotel Jen’s Chinese name Today – Travel 今旅
Jen is a lover of life, fun, adventure and discovery, and wanted a Chinese name to reflect that. ‘Jin’ (today) is about the importance of living every day to its fullest, in the moment, and Lü (travel) represents the idea that life is about exploring new cultures, experiences and ways of being you.
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