Singapore Sights

Singapore Cricket Club

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Published 05/04/2017

Fodor's Review

Founded in 1852 and housed in a charming 1884 building with 1907 and 1921 modifications, this club was for a long time the center of social and sporting life for the British community (they played cricket on the Padang at least from the 1830s). It now has a multiracial active membership and offers facilities for various sports, in addition to bars and restaurants. If you're going to be in Singapore for more than a couple of weeks, you can apply, with the support of a member, for a visiting membership. The club isn't open to the general public, but from the Padang you can sneak a quick look at the deep, shaded verandas, from which members still watch cricket, rugby, and tennis matches.

Sight Information

Address:

Connaught Dr., Singapore, Central Singapore, 179681, Singapore

Phone:

/6338–9271

Website: www.scc.org.sg

Published 05/04/2017

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Aug 2, 2017

POOR SERVICE

Extremely rude reception answering calls, as well as poor response from staff on reservations. No courtesy to provide any response on problem feedback on the rudeness of the reception during registration, poor staff response on the reservation, as well as the remark made by the reception during registration that they were making the process of registration difficult for these overseas members at the SCC, in response to their claim that the reciprocal

club overseas was doing the same to their members?

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