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stephbayne Jun 2nd, 2013 09:11 PM

KuDeTa or other rest on top MBS?
 
Husband and I will have 30 hours in Singapore and want to spend our last night of our 3 week SE Asia trip on top of the Marina Bay Sands at sunset. I understand a $20 ticket gets you up to the Skypark, but:

1) is the "observation deck" something DIFFERENT than the Skypark? Does it require an additional fee?

2) Can we have a drink at KuDeTa or any other bar/restaurant up top? Can we make a reservation for drinks only? If so, do we also need to pay $20 for entrance to the skypark?

Thanks for the tips! The website is a little difficult to figure out!

Stephanie

Smeagol Jun 3rd, 2013 09:01 AM

If you go to KDT before 3 you do not have to pay the $20 fee. You do not need a reservation. You could eat at Sky on 57 , which has amazing views , good food and so so service ( although it may well have mproved since I was last there) you would need to boom in advance.

Another fab rooftop bar is the lantern bar on top of the Fullerton BAY hotel ( don't confuse with the Fullerton hotel) you will need to pre book.

filmwill Jun 3rd, 2013 10:08 AM

Good advice from Smeagol (about going early)...however, if you go to KDT at night, it's the same price essentially as going to the observation deck -- and arguably a bit more relaxing. Instead of paying an admission fee, there's a required one drink purchase at KDT per person. It'll be the most expensive, watered-down "drink" you'll ever have the pleasure of imbibing, but the view (I think) is better from the KDT lounge and the atmosphere is a lot more inviting than the OD.

Smeagol Jun 3rd, 2013 12:00 PM

OMG my typos of course that should say you would need to BOOK in advance.....

stephbayne Jun 4th, 2013 12:13 AM

So is the "observation deck" the same or different than the "Skypark?"

If we go for an overpriced drink at KDT, does that get us admittance to the Skypark and/or Observation Deck too?

Unfortunately going there before 3:00 isn't an option.

Sorry...still confused, and thanks for the info!

Stephanie

Smeagol Jun 4th, 2013 02:34 PM

If you go for a drink at KDT you can then get to the observation deck for no charge. ( keep your receipt)

krgystn Jun 5th, 2013 05:45 AM

You can get a $25 drink at KDA or you can get a $18 beer at Sky Bar on the other side. You cannot go to the observation deck from there; it is separate. But you can get a great view from either bar plus a drink.

Another option is to go to Raffles One which has a much higher and much larger rooftop bar. This costs $25 to go up, which includes one drink.


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