Enjoy the Singapore Skyline at Hotel Jen Orchardgateway

Hotel Jen Orchardgateway is a friendly, fresh and fuss free mid range hotel created by the Shangri-La group, thriving loud and proud in Singapore since 15 September 2014.


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We stayed at Hotel Jen during our 3 days stay in Singapore.


The Jen brand is based on the virtual personal “Jen”: a professional hotelier and all time lover of life, travel and discovery.

Jen wanted a Chinese name to reflect this and Jin (meaning ‘today’) is about the importance of living every day to its fullest and in the moment. We like this idea!

Seb discovering who is Jen
Who is Jen? Maybe the pretty one in the middle? Seb posing with the awesome staff at Hotel Jen


Hotel Jen is centrally located directly above Orchardgateway – one of Singapore’s newest shopping malls and above the Somerset MRT station.

It is 19km from Singapore Changi International Airport and around 35 minutes on the MRT. There’s a direct lift access from the hotel lobby to Somerset MRT station.

The location of Hotel Jen above Orchardgateway mall and the Somerset MRT means it has some incredible views across the city.

The view from the 20th floor
Stefan admiring the view of Singapore from the 20th floor of Hotel Jen


Our room was on the 20th floor and the first thing you fall in love with is the view. Imagine waking up to this every morning…

Our room in Hotel Jen with view
Our room at Hotel Jen with view of the Singapore skyline

The rooms are tastefully decorated, with really comfortable large bed and power shower with modern comforts like air con and flat screen TV.

Jen is certainly hardworking: she’s clearly put a lot of effort in decorating her rooms and boy do they look cool!

Bathroom in hotel jen orchardgetaway in Singapore
Our tastefully decorated bathroom in Hotel Jen


Jen has gone to a lot of effort to ensure relaxation seekers and fitness gym bunnies are both satisfied.

The pool area is incredible! The pool itself is great for morning laps and also has a Jacuzzi. The surrounding area is also great for pool parties or just relaxing.

The awesome pool area of Hotel Jen
Nomadic Boys enjoying the pool area of Hotel Jen in Singapore

Oh and did we mention the view already? Just in case you missed it, here it is again from the pool:

The Hotel Jen pool with view of Singapore
Sebastien in the awesome Hotel Jen pool with view of Singapore

The gym is small but functional with both cardiovascular machines and a variety of free weights.

The gym at Hotel Jen
Sebastien stretching it out in the Hotel Jen gym


The Club Lounge is a lavish affair with breakfast available in the morning, tea/coffee, snacks throughout the day and a delicious buffet dinner in the evening, with free flowing wine and alcohol.

It’s a great place to meet and socialise with other guests. It is also perfect for working, particularly with the free high speed WiFi available. With an incredible view to match!

To find out more about Hotel Jen, check out their listing on Booking.com.

View from Club Lounge
The view from the Hotel Jen Club Lounge

About the author

Hi there! We are Stefan and Sebastien, Greek/French couple behind the travel blog Nomadic Boys. Since we met in 2009, we have been travelling all around the world together, visiting over 100 countries.

Our mission is to inspire you, the gay traveller, and show you that you can visit more places in the world than you thought possible, by providing a first-hand account of our travel adventures, to help you plan a fun and safe trip.

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