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Resorts World Sentosa at Holiday Island, Sentosa, Singapore, is one of the biggest resorts in the world. Developed by Genting Singapore, the resort was opened in January 2010. Resorts World is spread over 49ha and involved an investment of S$6.59bn.
The construction of Resorts World Sentosa began in April 2007 and was completed three years later. It was designed by American architect Michael Graves.
In the second phase of development, the Resorts World Sentosa will see opening of a destination spa, a Marine Life Park, a Maritime Xperiential Museum and two more hotels with 500 rooms.
Resorts World hotels
Resorts World Sentosa includes six hotels with more than 1,840 guest rooms. Crockfords Tower is an 11-storey all-suite hotel, which also has a casino. The hotel offers 120 guestrooms, including deluxe suites, mansions and villas.
Hotel Michael is an 11-storey boutique hotel with 470 rooms comprising deluxe rooms, deluxe suites, club rooms and suite rooms.
Festive Hotel situated next to Festive Walk and Crockfords Tower, has a 1,600 seat Festive Grand hall. The hotel has 390 rooms with deluxe suites and family rooms.
The Hard Rock Hotel offers space for meeting and conference facilities. It has 360 deluxe rooms and suites.
The four hotels were opened in January 2010. The Equarius Hotel and Spa Villas, a collection of more than 30 villas, will open in late 2011 adding 500 more rooms to the resort.
Resorts World Sentosa facilities
A Universal Studios Singapore theme park is situated at Resorts World Sentosa. Construction of the theme park started in April 2007 and it was opened in October 2009.
The Marine Life Park presents aquatic attractions such as dolphins. The Maritime Xperiential Museum, which will be ready by 2012, will offer an insight into the history of the maritime silk route and Asia’s greatest coastal cities and ports. The museum will have a 360-degree multimedia theatre.
Festive Walk includes world’s top shopping and dining brands. Kids Club offers a host of entertainment activities and programmes for kids.
Equarius Water Park will feature water pools and water rides, by late 2011.
The Resorts World has a casino located below Crockfords Tower hotel. The casino has a total gaming space of 161,500ft².
Conference and meeting facilities
Resorts World Sentosa has column-free ballrooms that can accommodate 7,300 people. It also boasts 26 function rooms, 20 indoor and outdoor events venues for conferences and corporate retreats.
Resorts World Sentosa can accommodate more than 35,000 people at once.
The resorts will have an ESPA spa ready after 2010. The spa’s villas and treatment rooms will offer a fusion of ancient and European therapies. The spa will offer complementary therapies, general health and fitness, and post-operative rehabilitation programmes.
The resort has 60 different restaurants, cafes and food courts. The restaurants offer a variety of cuisines such as Brazilian, Italian, Chinese and several others. Notable restaurants in the resort are the Chinese restaurant Chinois, French restaurant Joël Robuchon, Australian restaurant Osia and Japanese restaurant Kunio.
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