Lloyd's Inn Singapore Review: Perfect For A Tranquil Escape

Lloyd's Inn is a minimalist boutique hotel perfect for individuals who want a tranquil weekend escape to rest and recharge from the grind of daily work life.

Entrance gate to Lloyd Inn
Lloyds Inn Features
Key Features:
  • Ideal location
  • Competitive rates
  • IG Worthy
  • Location nearby Orchard Road - good for shopping
  • Location nearby parks
  • Delicious local delights can be found within the vicinity
  • Open spacious workspace
  • Workspace is isolated and free from distractions
  • Calming and relaxing change from a usual work environment

Situated in the upscale River Valley neighbourhood, Lloyd's Inn's prime location gives you the best of both worlds, allowing you to immerse yourself in the tranquility of nature while being close to the city.

Just a stone's throw away from Orchard, individuals can conveniently take a stroll along the buzzing Orchard road to explore the many food and retail establishments on a nice day out from the hotel.

Having stayed at the Lloyd’s Inn recently, let me tell you about my Lloyd's Inn’s experience, inclusive of room, facilities, entertainment and dining, so that you’ll know if Lloyd’s Inn is the next destination for you.

Lloyd’s Prices: Average Rates for Weekend Stays

Lloyd’s Inn is perfect for anyone who wants to recharge and rejuvenate in a green sanctuary without breaking the bank.

Its most expensive room, the Patio Loft Room, averages S$300 per night, while the Good Room Single averages S$160 per night.

Lloyd Inn’s Good Room

You can refer to the table below for the list of prices for Lloyd’s Inn rooms:


Cost Per Night
Standard RoomSGD 160
Garden RoomSGD 180
Reading RoomSGD 180
Big Garden RoomSGD 220
Business RoomSGD 220
PatioSGD 250
Sky RoomSGD 250
Big Sky RoomSGD 270
Patio Loft RoomSGD 300
^ Prices are based on bookings made on a weekend

Given that prices for hotel stays in Singapore range from S$70 to S$2,300, with a majority within the S$300 to S$600 range, Lloyd’s Inn offers pretty affordable rates, with something for everyone at different price points.

Paradise in Nature

My stay at Lloyd's Inn is a haven of tranquillity that invigorated my senses and soul, giving me a well-deserved break from the fast-paced city life.

Lloyd's Inn employs an open concept design for their rooms, with big picture windows allowing in plenty of sunlight and a super high ceiling that makes the room feel extremely spacious.

Lloyd Inn’s Good Room Stairway

For example, there are no enclosed wardrobes in the room. Instead, you can hang your clothes on an open bar. There is also an outdoor bath, allowing you to luxuriate out in the open while being given the privacy you deserve.

Open bar in Lloyd Inn’s Good Room


Need to get work done during your staycation? You will be glad to know that every room comes equipped with capabilities for you to work productively.

Val sitting at the workstation in Lloyd Inn’s Good Room

Part of my purpose at the Lloyd's Inn was to try working in a different location, and the experience left me amazed at the amount of work I can get done.

The work table is spacious, giving you ample space for your laptop and documents. There is also adequate lighting to ensure that you can work comfortably without straining your eyes.

Workstation in Lloyd Inn’s Good Room

The Wifi provided was adequate for getting work done, and best of all, Lloyd's Inn also provides a Bluetooth Logitech keyboard and a wireless mouse for guests’ use. These come in handy when you're working on your tablet or iPad.

This work setup helped to foster an environment for deep work and peak productivity.

If you do not need to work on your staycation, you can use the area for mindful meditation in the morning, allowing yourself to clear your thought for a brand-new day.

An Island Vacation in the City Centre

As you can probably tell by now, Lloyd’s Inn spared no expenses when it comes to making their rooms as comfortable and lounge-worthy as possible; so much so that you might not want to leave your room during your stay.

But that’s not all the hotel has to offer for guests.

Well-Equipped Outdoor Pantry

The outdoor pantry, which overlooks the tree-lined streets of Lloyd's Road, is a communal space with chairs and tables, and everything else you’ll need to eat at.

Outdoor pantry at Lloyd Inn

This includes a microwave, water/ice dispenser, coffee machine, and a vending machine.

Best of all, the communal space means that you can spend time making friends with other travellers or individuals.

Open Roof Terrace

Fancy having a cold beer or a refreshing cocktail after a long day out? You can spend the evening and enjoy the sunset at the Roof Terrace.

Open roof terrace at Lloyd Inn

The fairy lights and shared bar table make it a nice place for you to hang out and chill beneath the stars with your friends or loved ones. As there are no drink establishments within the hotel, you can consider grabbing a drink or two outside before heading there.

Dipping Pool for You to Cool Down

Swimming pool at Lloyd Inn

Singapore's tropical climate means it's hot and humid most times of the year. To cool yourself down from the sweltering heat, you can gain some repieve with a dip in the outdoor waddling pool.

The various well-designed open spaces at the hotel will leave you feeling like you’re on an island of tranquility in the middle of the city centre.

Lobby and Reception Counter

Lobby and reception counter at Lloyd Inn

Should you need help during your staycation at Lloyd's Inn, you can approach the friendly and welcoming team at the reception counter, which is open 24 hours a day.


During your stay, you can also enjoy complimentary breakfast at the nearby Artisan Boulangerie Co., which is just a 3-minute walk away.

Artisan Boulangerie Co. near Lloyd Inn

The hotel provides you with complimentary breakfast vouchers during your stay, which can be used to redeem a fresh pastry and coffee from the café to perk up your morning.

Pastries and coffee at Artisan Boulangerie Co. near Lloyd Inn

Moreover, Lloyd’s Inn’s central location means that there is a multitude of restaurants and cafés within walking distance of the hotel, including popular Thai food and the iconic Killiney Kopitiam.

A Quaint Up-Scale Neighbourhood

Typically, it costs between S$2 million to more than S$8 million to own a property on Lloyd Road, where the hotel is located at. However, for just S$160 a night, you can experience what it’s like to live there for yourself.

Neighbourhood surrounding Lloyd Inn

Other than it’s near proximity to Orchard Road and Somerset MRT stations, Lloyd's Inn is located in a vibrant neighbourhood with endless activities for you to try.

For the adventurous, the River Valley neighbourhood is rich in history. It was once home to wealthy Europeans and Chinese merchants who wanted to escape the crowded town centre. In fact, former Prime Minister Lee Kwan Yew also resided in this neighbourhood.

For nature lovers, Fort Canning Park is only a 10-minute walk away from Lloyd's Inn.

It features nine historical gardens that you can explore with trail guides for you to follow. If you want an immersive experience at the park, you can also download the augmented reality trail, BALIKSG: The Fort Canning Trail, app.


Lloyd's Inn is perfect for individuals looking to take a retreat for rest and renewal without breaking your wallet. With the many rooms offered at various price points, there is something for everyone at different budgets.

Its ideal location also makes it easily accessible to many places of interest, full of opportunities to take all the pictures and #ootds you’ll ever want or need. The amenities offered also makes it a good place to get some work done as well.

For its price, I can truly say that Lloyd’s Inn is one of the best hotels in Singapore for individuals as they would be paying below-average rates for a comfortable stay.

In fact, there are occasional hotel staycation promotions at Lloyd’s Inn, so be sure to look out for it. If you feel like you're long-overdue for some R&R, treating yourself to a relaxing weekend staycation at Lloyd’s Inn Singapore wouldn't be a bad idea.

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Val Yap

Val is the CEO and founder of PolicyPal, an insurance management app that allows users to digitally manage their coverage fuss-free, and ValueChampion. A frequent speaker at universities and conferences, Val was named to Forbes “30 Under 30” list for Finance and Venture Capital, Prestige 40 under 40 list for Finance, Linkedin’s Power Profiles in Singapore, and The Peak Power List.

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