There's A Pop Up Container Hotel Launching At Singapore's Downtown East, Here Are Attractions & Halal Eateries You Can Look Forward To Nearby


Siti Ayeeshah Zaki •  Sep 15, 2021

On 22 September 2021, Downtown East in Pasir Ris will be home to a pop up container hotel! Called the SG Hotel On Wheels (SHOW), there are 1o container rooms for you to choose from. From $239 to $439 per night depending on room size, 5 of the rooms will be 20-footer rooms and the other 5 40-footer rooms. The most exciting part is that the rooms will be themed! You'll get to stay in rooms like Modern Country, Industrial Chic, Retro Mambo and more.

If you're thinking of checking out this pretty awesome hotel, you're going to want to know whether there's good food in downtown east and what things there are to do - well look no further! Have Halal, Will Travel has compiled a list of things to do, attractions and amazing halal food in the downtown east for you to check out during your staycation.

Halal Food, Attractions & Things To Do At Downtown East's Container Hotel

If you're staying for a night or two at the pop up hotel, there are a few things you're going to want to do. The first one is make a beeline for Wild Wild Wet. The water theme park is one of Singapore's most popular spots. With its very own Free Fall Slide, Jacuzzi, Kraken Racer and Kidz Zone, there's a little something for everyone, from the thrill seekers to little kids!

Credit: Downtown East on Facebook

You could also check out the Indoor Skating Park in Downtown East! Hi Roller is on the top floor of Downtown East and is open from 1130am-630pm Mondays, Thursdays and Fridays. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, they're open till 930am! Tickets start at $9 per person if you're in a group without rental, so you're in for both a fun and affordable activity ?

Credit: HiRoller Indoor Skating Rink on Facebook

Downtown East also has an arcade, cinema, and many foosball tables for you to enjoy your time with your loved ones before you head off to have good meal!

After you've had your fill of fun, check out the many halal food options in Downtown East or around the area! Downtown East is filled with halal food options. Head down to Omoomodon (Halal-Certified) for a taste of Japanese-Korean food, or delight in local treats with Crave's nasi lemak (Halal-Certified)!

Credit: Omoomo Don on Instagram

For a quick meal, dive into fast food with Mcdonalds (Halal-certified) and KFC (Halal-certified). You could also enjoy Eighteen Chef's (Halal-certified) lunch sets and famous baked rice, or enjoy amazing, halal zi char dishes at Segar Restaurant (Halal-certified) or Magic Wok (Halal-certified)! P.S. You have to try the tom yum soups at both these zi char restaurants - they're delicious.

Credit: Segar Restaurant on Instagram

And for a little taste of authentic Chinese hand pulled noodles, Tongue Tip Lanzhou Beef Noodles (Halal-Certified) has also recently opened an outlet at Downtown East! There's a little something for everyone ?

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With a whole lot of things to do and eat, there's little reason for you to worry about being bored during your stay!