AWARDS

2013

Singapore Tatler’s “Best of Singapore 2013” Best Boutique Hotel

2012

I-S Singapore Readers’ Choice Best Boutique Hotel

International Hotel Awards Asia Pacific 2012 for Best Hotel Interior Singapore

Trip Advisor’s Travellers’ Choice® 2012 Trendiest Hotels

2011

URA Architectural Heritage Award

Conde Nast Traveler’s Hot List (US)

Conde Nast Traveler’s Hot List (UK)

Time Out Singapore “Best of Awards” Best New Boutique Hotel

I-S Singapore Readers’ Choice Best New Boutique Hotel

Forbes Travel Guide Star Awards (Three-Star Lodgings)

PRESS

January 1, 2011 WANDERLUST, SINGAPORE

Men’s Folio – At the heart of Singapore’s Little India is a 1920s school building that has been transformed into a hip hotel by entrepreneur Loh Lik Peng.
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January 1, 2011 FOREST FRIENDS

Home & Decor – Going green takes on new meaning with this clever indoor “Tree House”.
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January 1, 2011 WANDERLUST

Catalog – Singapore’s design hotels begin with Wanderlust. With each of its 29 rooms featuring original works of award-winning local agencies like Asylum, Phunk Studio and fFurious, it can be said that the hotel was designed with the madcap wanderer in mind.
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January 1, 2011 NECERTIFIED

Necesity.com recommends Wanderlust Hotel as premium lifestyle tip for Hong Kong!
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January 1, 2011 BEREHAT DI WANDERLUST!

Manja – Belum setahun ia bertapak, namun namanya sudah mesra di bibir ramai, terutama di kalangan pelawat luar negara.
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December 1, 2010 ALL KEYED UP

DestinAsian – Making a style statement at Wanderlust, hotelier Loh Lik Peng’s whimsical new boutique lodging in Singapore’s Little India.
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December 1, 2010 LUST AT FIRST SIGHT

Catalog – As boutique hotels go, Wanderlust is about as madcap and experimental as you can get.
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December 1, 2010 WANDERLUST HOTEL

Inspire Travel – Hotelier Loh Lik Peng’s latest creative venture has turned what was once the Hong Wen School into a hip new hotel in Little India.
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December 1, 2010 OLD SCHOOL

Surface Asia – Boutique hôtels are devilishly difficult to pull off, something hotelier Loh Lik Peng is all too aware of having built a career on creating unusual, quirky spaces.
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December 1, 2010 T+L PICKS

T+L – Over at Little India, Wanderlust tempts with a mix of glam backpacker grunge and quirky design.
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November 1, 2010 THEME EFFORT

Cubes – Four design collectives and a location makes Wanderlust a hotel that is magically local.
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October 1, 2010 THINK BIG IN LITTLE INDIA

The Peak – A new hotel has sprouted up in Little India and no, it doesn’t charge by the hour. Residing in the former Hong Wen School, a building with more than 80 years of history, Loh Lik Peng’s four-story Wanderlust boasts 29 unique rooms and a traditional French restaurant Cocotte.READ MORE IN PDF

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November 1, 2010 SINGAPORE GLAM.

T+L Asia – T+L visits the newly opened Wanderlust and finds a design-savvy boutique with an edge.
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October 1, 2010 LUST CAUSE

Wallpaper – Set in a 1920s former school building in the island’s Little India, this hotel stands out from the area’s frenetic clamor with exuberant interiors courtesy of local design studios Asylum, DP Architects, fFurious and Phunk Studio, each of whom was responsible for one floor.
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October 1, 2010 WANDERLUST WORLD

Style Men – Wanderlust Hotel opened its doors to much fanfare in August. The latest brainchild of hotelier Loh Lik Peng, the former Buddhist Association building was given a lease of life by design studios Asylum, : phunk Studio, DP Architects and fFurious with each firm in charge of one level.
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October 1, 2010 FORM

Form – Sci-fi fans will appreciate the rocket loft room by fFurious. The sparkling stars make you feel like you are floating in outer space.
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October 1, 2010 DESIGN: RECYCLE, RESPONSIBLE

Female – The 29-room Wanderlust hotel is recycled from a 1920s school. This experimental budget hotel designed by four local design powerhouses (Asylum, : Phunk Studio, DP Architects and Ffurious) brings cool to the backpacking masses.
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October 1, 2010 2010 LUXE LIST – WANDERLUST

DestinAsian – Thanks to the efforts of four separate creative teams commissioned by lawyer-turned-hotelier Loh Lik Peng, this former Little India schoolhouse has been whimsically restored to showcase a madcap, endearing mishmash of provocative and quirky designs.
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August 7, 2010 4-IN-WANDERLUST

The Straits Times – Life! – Boutique hotelier Loh Lik Peng gave Chinatown a hip designer touch when he opened 1929 in 2003 and New Majestic Hotel in 2006. Now, he is hoping to do the same to Little India, Wanderlust (below), in Dickson Road. There are 29 rooms in the four-story building, which was previously Hong Wen School and later the Buddhist Welfare Association. But no fewer than four design firms got involved in its design.
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August 1, 2010 LOH LIK PENG

FHM – The award-winning hotelier on his fantasy staff, his bed and finding odd locations.
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August 9, 2010 WANDERLUST SINGAPORE

Escape – Singaporean hotelier Loh Lik Peng is on a roll. Fresh from opening two properties in East London and Shanghai this April, Loh’s third Singaporean property, Wanderlust, made its debut just this July.
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