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Mandarin Oriental, Singapore Hotel Review: Even when Formula 1 is not in town, views from the Marina Bay-facing suites encompass the Moshe Safdie-designed Marina Bay Sands, Singapore Flyer ferris wheel and the Merlion, Singapore’s "lion mates with mermaid" mascot. Standard offerings among the 527 earth-tone guest rooms will make you feel at home with their fluffed-up beds and powerful rain showers. Add to that sizable work stations, wired and wireless Internet access, dual-line telephones with conference capabilities and ergonomic desk chairs that you can swivel around so you can soak up the sparkling Singapore skyline when you need a break from the computer screen. Rooms with Club Lounge privileges allow guests to access private meeting space, computers with printers and complimentary cocktail hours. Those whose expense accounts are not quite indulgent enough for this penthouse pass should head after work to the Axis Lounge with its unobstructed harbor views. On-site facilities also include a small but serene spa and sprawling resort-like swimming pool. Guests can entertain that important client at any of the hotel's multiple and reliable dining destinations, from authentic dim sum at Cherry Garden to hearty steaks at Morton’s.