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stories of chinatown
Clik, clok, clik, clok...

The sound of red clogs echo through our memories of Chinatown.

Cramped, loud; hawkers selling all manner of things on the streets and five-foot-ways; samsui women making their way home after another hard day's work. An endless cycle of activities would go from day well into the night until they met the next dawn, as if the day never ended.

This was our Chinatown and we loved it. Over the years, Chinatown has changed and evolved, but it remains our beloved enclave of culture and tradition, defined by the very people who live, work and play on its streets - and here are their stories.
A Humble Beginning
Chinatown was not always the glittering cultural jewel of Singapore - like all great things, Chinatown had a humble beginning.
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"Their interior was tinted with objects from the past, like old barber chairs etc. doing a magnificent contrast to modern and old as this stylish chic hotell sits in the middle of our chinatown SO DIFFERENT FROM THE USUAL HOTEL LOBBY and the white setting made me feel like i had just died and gone to heaven!!!"
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"A quirky collection of different themes, each room has its own name and is individually designed with a mix of vintage, designer furniture and art by local artists. Some of the rooms are also designed by Singapore's most influential talents from cinema, theatre and fashion."
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