The Sarkies Suite at Raffles Hotel was named in honor of the four brothers who founded the venerable hotel in 1887. The suite contains four enormous rooms, all with 18-foot ceilings and silky-smooth floors of balau, a dark Indonesian hardwood. The bedroom has a king-size fourposter bed, the dining room a table that can seat ten. There are nice period touches throughout, such as the push-button light switches. But the best thing about the room just may be the 30-foot-long loggia overlooking the Palm Court, the most private of the hotel's courtyards. It's the perfect place to sip a cup of tea and watch the sky get light. $3,520. Reservations: 800-323-7500. One Beach Road; 65-337-1886; fax 65-339-7650. www.raffleshotel.com
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