Capella Hotels & Resorts has been named by Millenia Hotel
Private Ltd. to manage a $250 million hotel now under development
on the island of Sentosa, 15 minutes from Singapore’s financial
Expected to open in 2008, Capella Singapore will offer guests
quick access to the heart of Singapore even as they can retreat to
the lush privacy of a resort surrounded by rainforest.
The resort will feature Singapore’s largest garden villas and
In addition to 110 ultra-luxury villas and suites, Capella
Singapore will pay special attention to up to 60 guests who elect
to live in the resort for up to 60 years with executive chef
service at the touch of a button, private bungalows, spa therapists
and preferential tee times at the championship Sentosa Golf Course
The resort will be spread across 1.3 million square feet. Two
existing colonial buildings from the 1880s will form the
centerpiece of the resort, which will blend traditional Asian
materials and themes with contemporary influences.
Complementing the villas and suites will be two restaurants, a
signature Capella club lounge, a business center, four meeting
rooms as well as a spa and fitness center.
The Capella Singapore experience is unique to each guest,
defined by his or her own preferences. To assist, Capella staff
will serve as personal assistants to the guest before, during and
after each stay to ensure even unexpressed needs are met. It may
begin with the guest’s airport arrival and greeting by a chauffeur
conversant in the guest’s native language. Upon arrival at the
resort, the guest may be greeted by name and escorted directly to a
room that has been pre-arranged to fit his or her specific
Capella Hotels & Resorts is led by Horst Schulze, who also
serves as CEO of West Paces Hotel Group, which launched the
top-tier brand in 2005, and who is known for establishing the
service quality standards for Ritz-Carlton Hotels as president, COO
and vice chairman.
Capella Singapore will be the brand’s first hotel in Asia as
Capella aims to open properties in gateway cities and high-profile
resort destinations around the world including Capella Pedregal in
Mexico and Capella Resort & Spa, Castlemartyr, Ireland.