Singapore's boutique hotels: Hotel Vagabond – Hotel Vagabond's life-size elephants "hoisting" up the main elevator are designed by the French artist Franck Le Ray.
Artsy vibe – All Hotel Vagabond's guest rooms feature hand painted screens and framed pictures liberally lining the wall.
The South Beach – The South Beach has an infinity pool on the 18th floor overlooking Singapore.
Elegant opulence – The highlights of the Philippe Starck designed lobby include the freestanding reception desks as well as individually designed chandeliers hanging over them.
The Club – The historical building of The Club hotel sits on the corner of Ann Siang Hill and Club Street in Chinatown. Topping the building is the city's first Peruvian bar.
Mad men-esque style – The 20 guest rooms and two suites at The Club mix period features with contemporary bespoke furniture.
Wanderlust – The themes of Wanderlust's nine loft guest rooms on the top floor include Typewriter, designed by Furious, a Singaporean design agency.
Ode to pop art – Wanderlust's "Is it Black & White?" rooms on the third story have stenciled art installations designed by Tai Lee Siang and Chua Soo Hoon of Singapore's DP Architects.
The New Majestic – The lobby at The New Majestic is a striking combination of retro and designer furniture against a white backdrop.
The Attic – Thirty individualized rooms fall under four broad themes. This is The New Majestic's Attic suites with a twin cast iron bath-tubs.
Naumi – Naomi's exclusive Cloud 9 rooftop pool and bar is open to guests only.
Klapsons – Floating in the middle of Klapsons' lobby and apparently a breakthrough in civil engineering -- which we don't doubt -- is the handcrafted five-meter steel sphere which serves as the hotel's reception and check-in point.