Singapore’s leading budget hotel bags prestigious honour second year in a row

Online PR News – 11-June-2012 – Singapore – Global travel website TripAdvisor has honoured ibis Singapore Bencoolen with the prestigious Certificate of Excellence for 2012. This is the second year running that TripAdvisor contributors have recognized Singapore’s leading budget hotel with a Certificate of Excellence.

Located in the heart of Singapore's central business district, ibis Singapore on Bencoolen is known for its excellent service at economical rates. The award-winning hotel is the hotel of choice for shoppers, business and leisure travellers alike, due to its proximity to shops, offices and attractions at Bugis, City Hall, Little India and Orchard Road. With contemporary furnishings, Wi-Fi internet access, easy accessibility to major shopping malls and a reputation for enviable levels of customer service, ibis Singapore Bencoolen has carved a name for itself as a great value for money hotel, a fact reinforced yet again with the most recent award from TripAdvisor.

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is conferred upon establishments that consistently achieve outstanding reviews from travellers on TripAdvisor. Ibis Singapore Bencoolen has consistently maintained an exceptional overall rating of 4 out 5, a testament to the excellent facilities, services, customer satisfaction and tremendous value for money that the hotel provides as told by their customers. They have also been the recipient of Booking.com’s Outstanding Hotel Partner Award in 2010-2011 for outstanding service based on customer reviews.

Commenting on the award, Mr. Pierre de Montgrand, General Manager, ibis Singapore Bencoolen said, "We are absolutely honoured to receive the Certificate of Excellence for the second year in a row. It is immensely satisfying to know that we have maintained the high standard of our hospitality. On behalf of the entire team at ibis Singapore on Bencoolen, I would like to thank our guests for acknowledging our services with their votes and reviews. This award inspires us to keep striving for new and better ways to delight our hotel guests.”

Ibis Singapore Bencoolen has also been named Singapore’s “Best Budget Hotel" for three consecutive years – 2009, 2010, and 2011 –in the TTG Travel Awards.

About ibis

Ibis, the worldwide economy hotel brand of the Accor group, offers consistent quality accommodation and services in all its hotels, for the best local value: a well-designed and fully-equipped bedroom, major hotel services available 24/7 and a wide choice of on-site food and beverage options. The quality of the ibis standard has been recognised by the International Organization for Standardization certification ISO 9001 since 1997. ibis is also the world’s first hotel chain to demonstrate its environmental commitment through securing the ISO 14001 certification, which has already been awarded to one third of its hotels.

Established in 1974, ibis is the European leader and one of the first economy hotel chains in the world, with more than 107,000 rooms and 900 hotels in 48 countries, including ibis Singapore on Bencoolen.