The superb Berjaya Hotel is located on Duxton Road in the heart of Chinatown and within walking distance of the central business district this hotel is just 400 m from the nearest underground station Tanjong Pagar MRT. Within 5 to 10 minutes walk guests will find Chinatown Plaza Pearl's Centre and the Tanjong Pagar Ethnic Quarters with rows of pubs bars and karaoke lounges in exquisitely conserved pre-World War II buildings. Around 10-15 minutes away are the Thian Hock Keng Temple the Sri Mariamman Temple and Chinatown Night Market along Pagoda Street Trengganu Street and Sago Street which offer an array of traditional and modern merchandise ranging from street opera masks to handmade ornaments traditional clothing to unique fashion accessories and a wide variety of local food stalls. The Berjaya Hotel has a façade reminiscent of the Straits Chinese trading houses that once dominated this area of Singapore. Converted from Chinese Merchant Homes into a colonial style residence the interior evokes an elegance of days long past welcoming guests into a comfortable residence. Renovated in 2006 the hotel includes 48 rooms over 3 floors. Facilities include a lobby with a 24-hour reception a safe a currency exchange and a lift. The hotel also features a restaurant and a lounge. Room service and a car park also feature as standard. The quaint architecture of the Berjaya Hotel has made the rooms different from the uniform hotel rooms expected from a typical city hotel. Each room maintains its individuality with the existence of sloping ceilings spiral staircases private corridors and different antique décor. Studio rooms (15-18 m²) feature rooms with a queen-size bed and an en suite bathroom with shower only (no extra bed allowed). Deluxe rooms (25-30 m²) offer a king or 2 single beds and have bathrooms with either bath or shower. Garden suites have a small garden and Duplex suites are 2-storeys with a bedroom upstairs and living room downstairs as well as a queen-size sofa bed (only one bathroom). All the rooms include a hairdryer a direct dial telephone satellite/cable TV a radio Internet access a minibar/mini fridge tea/coffee maker central air conditioning and a safe. The Casa Mediterranea offers guests the unique flavour of traditional Italian Mediterranean cuisine as well as a wide selection of fine wines. In addition the lobby lounge serves finger foods cocktails and drinks in a cosy ambience. The hotel does not include a swimming pool or a gym.