devopsdays Singapore - Location

Hotel Fort Canning
11 Canning Walk, Singapore 178881

Hotel Fort Canning

Hotel Fort Canning is a luxurious and award-winning conservation hotel tucked within 18 hectares of lush greenery in Fort Canning Park. Considered one of Singapore’s iconic heritage hotels, Hotel Fort Canning bears a storied past that dates back to the early 20th century, with the building itself a former British military administration site. Today, the hotel’s architecture continues to retain much of its colonial glamour, combining it with modern elements of the surrounding parklands - making Hotel Fort Canning one of Singapore’s heritage hotels situated within a historical hilltop park.

A good start is to read AN URBAN OASIS IN THE PARK

Walking directions

From Fort Canning Station (± 5 minutes)

You can find Step-by-step maps heren

From Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station (± 10 minutes)

  • Exit Dhoby Ghaut MRT Station at Exit B, cross Penang Road to 9 Penang Road (currently hoarded and under construction).
  • With the traffic light behind you, turn left and continue walking until you arrive at a tunnel.
  • Continue into the tunnel, keeping to your right until you arrive at the foot of Fort Canning Hill.
  • Keep to your right and walk towards the entrance to the Hotel / Club’s indoor car park.
  • On the path way, the staircase is the direct access into the Ballroom area/foyer or all the way up to the Hotel Lobby & Grand Marquee (outdoor marquee). Alternatively, you may also take the Lift inside the carpark up to Level 2 (Hotel Lobby & Garden Terrace).

Driving directions from Changi Airport

From Changi Airport, take the Airport Boulevard to the ECP expressway and take the exit leading towards Rochor Road, continuing on until Bencoolen Street. Continue along Bencoolen Street until Fort Canning Road. Keep on Fort Canning Road past the National Museum of Singapore, turn left onto Canning Walk and drive until you reach the hotel.

Contact Information

Front Office: +65 6559 6750 Email: contact@hfcsingapore.com


After Party

Location: TBC

Travel Tips

First time to Singapore? Or curious to find more exciting places?

A good start is to read the advices

About Singapore

If all you know of Singapore is that it is a fine city, you’re missing out. Singapore has many names: The Lion City. The Garden City. The Asian Tiger. The ‘Fine’ City. All venerable nicknames.

While its importance as the hub ob Asia is undisputed, it is also home to innovative startups, leading universities, and world-class arts and culture.

If you’re local, you already know the diversity of our DevOps community . If you’re coming in from elsewhere, prepare to mix with DevOps leaders from every segment of our vibrant local scene around Asean. And, of course, take some time to check out everything else the S’pore has to offer, from the many museums to great food and drink!

For those coming from out of town, there are flights from just about everywhere to Singapore, and there are several hotels nearby. More details are on the location page.

Some even say it’s the ‘easiest place for business,’ the ‘most liveable city in Asia’ and the ‘best city in the world to live in for Asia expatriates.'.

So here are some more facts about Singapore:

It’s going to be HOT!

Singapore is about 137 kilometres (85 mi) north of the equator and thus the DevOpsDays location which is closest to the center of … everything! Expect a diverse culture and temperatures above 30 degree celsius. We are pretty sure to provide you equally hot topics too.

We recommend to add a few more days to explore the beautiful city and try the delicious foods.

We help you stay cool!

The aircon and the lovely staff in our venue will help you to stay cool and relaxed. Expect delicious food and supplies. We took great effort in choosing a premium location which adds benefits like easy transportation and the comfort of an integrated Hotel.

Indulge

If it’s edible and fits on a plate, bowl, banana leaf or sheet of paper, you’ll find it in Singapore! Head to any of the hawker centers in the heartlands to truly sample Singapore’s food culture. There’s a huge variety of stalls there at dirt-cheap prices. Also around the conference venue.

Green Builds in Garden City

There’s the Botanical Gardens, HortPark, MacRitchie Reservoir, Bukit Timah Nature Reserve which a variety of flora and fauna.

Rows of trees that line roads everywhere, from expressways to suburban streets. Singapore’s a champion of environmental initiatives, from the world’s largest CNG refueling station to its first Solar Greenlots for electric vehicles.

Secure Strolling

Singapore has a crime rate so low, ladies stroll without fear in the wee hours of the night. And contrary to Western opinion, there’s no strong police presence poised to cane anyone for spitting, chewing gum or scratching cars.

Superior Shopping

Singapore’s stretch of malls accommodate the most fickle shoppers. Shop from Wisma Atrium on one end to Suntec City on the other without feeling the sun.

English that is so special lah!

Singlish is the unofficial ‘first language’ of most Singaporeans and one that would bewilder the remaining English-speaking world. It is cobbled together from various influences including Queen’s English, Bahasa Melayu, Tamil, dialects such as Hokkien, Teochew, Cantonese, Bengali, Punjabi and even a smattering of various other European, Indic and Sinitic languages. Can lah!

Find more facts about Singapore here:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Singapore
http://wikitravel.org/en/Singapore

We are delighted to welcome you to this exciting city!