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Recommended Hotels for Early Arrivals

  • The following four hotels are located in two areas (i.e., Balestier Road and Stevens Road) of Singapore. Please book your accommodation directly with the chosen hotel and mention IBO 2012.
  • We will provide bus pickups from the respective hotels to both the National University of Singapore (NUS) (for students) and Nanyang Technological University (NTU) (for Jury members) on Sunday, 8 July 2012, at 1300 hrs.
  • Teams should assemble in the hotel lobby by 1300 hrs and the buses will leave each hotel promptly at 1330 hrs. 

Metropolitan YMCA Singapore

Location Map (Stevens Road area)

Contact: Jessie Ong
Senior Administrative Assistant
Accommodation, Restaurant, Conference Services (ARCS)
Metropolitan YMCA Singapore
60 Stevens Road, Singapore 257854
Tel: (65) 6839 8313
Fax: (65) 6235 5528
Website: www.ymca.sg/Hotel.htm

The Metropolitan Y is located at the fringe of Orchard Road and is easily accessible to the city central and Orchard Road shopping belt. There are 92 guestrooms with different room configurations. A limited shuttle service is available to Orchard Road MRT Station.

Room type & configurations Room rates Remarks
Standard Room (no window) Twin (2 x single beds) S$140 nett Includes breakfast
Deluxe Room Single/Twin/Double S$170 nett Includes breakfast
Deluxe Room Triple S$215 nett Includes breakfast
Suite Single/Twin/Double S$220 nett Includes breakfast

The above corporate room rates are inclusive of 10% Service Charge and 7% GST.
The above room rates may be subjected to change without notification.

Each room features:

  • Attached bathroom with hot/cold shower
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Standard Rooms are without windows
  • 02 Single beds for Twin configuration / 01 King bed for Single or Double configuration
  • IDD telephone
  • TV with cable channels
  • Radio clock/Alarm
  • In-room safe
  • Complimentary coffee/tea with kettle
  • Mini-fridge
  • Wireless internet (free use) access at Lobby Lounge, Restaurant and guestrooms

Hotel facilities include:

  • Restaurant (operates from 7.15am to 10pm) with free wireless internet access
  • Limited shuttle services from hotel to Orchard Road MRT Station (drop-off outside Grand Hyatt)
  • Swimming pool (subjected to training schedule by PE Dept)
  • Self-serviced Launderette (coin-operated)
  • Lobby lounge with free wireless internet access
  • Business Centre with computer for broadband internet access (chargeable)
  • Free car parking for guests

Due to our limited room inventory, all bookings are subjected to room availability at the point of receiving the booking.

RELC International Hotel

Location Map (Stevens Road area)

RELC International Hotel
SEAMEO Regional Language Centre
30 Orange Grove Road, Singapore 258352
Tel: (65) 6885 7868
Mobile: (65) 9638 3412
Fax: (65) 6733 9976
Email : colvent.hu@relc.org.sg
Website: www.relcih.com.sg

Room type & configurations Room rate Remarks
Executive Twin Single/Twin S$ 175.00++ Room only
Executive Queen Single/Twin S$ 190.00++ Room only
Deluxe King/Queen Single/Twin S$ 220.00++ Room only

Breakfast $10.00++ per person.
Check in / out time: 1400 hrs / 1200 hrs

Value Hotel Thomson

Location Map (Balestier Road area)

Value Hotel Thomson
592 Balestier Rd, Singapore 329901
Tel: (65) 6358 2323
Fax: (65) 6259 3580
Website: www.valuehotel.com.sg

Update 9 May 2012: Room rates previously published on this page for Value Hotel Thomson are no longer offered. Please visit the hotel website and book your rooms directly.

Hotel ibis Singapore Novena

Location Map (Balestier Road area)

6 Irrawaddy Road
Singapore 329543
Tel: (65) 6808 9888
Fax: (65) 6808 9880

You may visit the hotel website at www.ibishotel.com/gb/hotel-7451-ibis-singapore-novena/location.shtml and book your rooms directly.

by Dr. Radut.