Who’s it for?
Elizabeth Towers is a perfect choice if you are:
- Singles or families looking for housing in the Orchard neighbourhood
- Excited to live in the shopping district
- Buying for investment in the property market
Elizabeth Towers is easily accessible via public transportation. Orchard MRT Station is located nearby, approximately an 8-minute walk from the condominium. Newton MRT station, which is an interchange for the North-South (NSL) and Downtown (DTL) lines, is also within walking distance though it is a bit further.
As for the bus service, there are several bus stops near Elizabeth Towers. The closest one is the Orchard Station/Lucky Plaza bus stop, which is just a 5-minute walk away. Other bus stops nearby include the Far East Plaza bus stop, the bus stop opposite Mandarin Orchard, and the Royal Plaza on Scotts bus stop, all of which are less than 8 minutes' walk away from the condominium complex.
Elizabeth Towers is also easily accessible via main roads such as Scotts Road and Bideford Road. Via Orchard Road, Elizabeth Tower is less than 5 minutes drive to the Central Business District. Vehicle owners would also find it convenient to have major expressways such as the Central Expressway and the Pan Island Expressway nearby.
Being strategically located close to Orchard Road, Elizabeth Towers is surrounded by an abundance of amenities. From luxury retail to world-class international cuisines, Singapore’s most famous shopping precinct is steps away from home. Though it might seem like all tourist territory, the neighbourhood can also be a good place for families to settle in.
Schools Near Elizabeth Towers
If you plan to enrol your children in international schools, the neighbourhood has plenty of them. One of the popular choices among families is the EtonHouse International School. Its prime location in the heart of the city close to residential areas means less travelling time, and more time left for learning! EtonHouse Orchard offers a primary to secondary and high school programme for students aged 5 to 18.
For other references, here is a list of schools near Elizabeth Towers:
- Furen International School (1.4km)
- EtonHouse International Preschools (1.7km)
- Heartfield Kindergarten (2km)
- Anglo-Chinese Junior School (2.5km)
- TLS Academy (2.5km)
- St. Joseph's Institution Junior (2.6km)
- EtonHouse International Schools (2.8km)
- Dynamics International School (2.8km)
Shopping Centres Near Elizabeth Towers
Orchard Road is famous worldwide as an iconic shopping street in Singapore. Shopping malls line both sides of the road, one near another, making it possible for shoppers to spend the whole day there exploring all the best that Singapore’s malls have to offer. Two hundred metres away from Elizabeth Towers, you will find The Paragon. This is among the people’s favourites when it comes to the Orchard Road Shopping District.
One of the biggest highlights of The Paragon is the variety it offers in terms of price range without compromising the quality of the products and services. Whether it is the well-heeled customers looking to make extravagant purchases at designer boutiques or high street fashionistas seeking the best deals in the most sought-after brands, Paragon has something for everyone.
The first floor of the shopping centre is filled with high-end designer labels including Balenciaga, Burberry, Emporio Armani, Givenchy, Gucci, Jimmy Choo, Loewe, and Miu Miu. As shoppers ascend to the second and third floors, they will find a plethora of mid-range brands such as Marks & Spencers, Esprit, Coach and Calvin Klein along with various other home-grown brands.
Here is a list of popular shopping centres near Elizabeth Towers:
- The Paragon (200m)
- Ngee Ann City (400m)
- Mandarin Gallery (500m)
- Orchard Central (900m)
- 313@Somerset (950m)
- ION Orchard (1km)
- Plaza Singapura (1.4km)
Dining Near Elizabeth Towers
Wondering what to eat in Orchard Road? There are lots of options, and it is almost impossible for you to run out of choices! If you are thinking of something healthy, try Real Food at Orchard Central. You will get wholesome vegetarian dishes that are carefully prepared without processed ingredients, artificial preservatives, or trans-fat. Delicately cooked vegetarian dishes can also be found at the nearby Joie Restaurant by Dozo, a fancy restaurant specializing in French-Japanese food.
Another restaurant near Elizabeth Towers to try for delicious food is Grain Alley. This restaurant offers an all-day brunch menu with Mediterranian fusion such as Bratwurst Brunch Platter, Smoked Salmon Croissant, Chorizo Shakshuka, and Vegan Avocado Toast. The interiors of this restaurant are probably a dream-come-true for any Instagrammers with its white marble tables, printed chairs, contemporary decors, and plants. Make sure to check the restaurant’s official website if you want to make reservations!
And if you are looking for some cool chic cafe to hang out with your friends and families while also spoiled with sweets, Orchard Road has plenty of them. Leckerbaer, for example. Hailing from Copenhagen, Leckerbaer puts out an amazing selection of Danish butter cookies. Look forward to classic and creative flavours like chocolate, lychee, passion fruit, and vanilla. Dessert lovers would be also familiar with Tarte by Cheryl Koh. A cosy dining area where you can quietly enjoy the famous artisanal tarts with coffee or tea. It has seasonal offerings for a surprise each time you visit!
As for coffee enthusiasts, there is this place you cannot miss. Bacha Coffee, located at Ion Orchard, boasts more than 200 single-origin coffees, flavoured coffees, fine blended coffees and even naturally decaffeinated coffees. The unique thing is you can also choose to pick out several bags of coffee beans at the retail area to take home.
Being an epicentre of fancy shopping and dining, it may be a bit hard when it comes to settling a meal in Orchard at an affordable price. Luckily for Elizabeth Towers residents, there is a food centre nearby that provides you with meals that can satisfy your palettes without burning a hole in your pocket!
Lucky Food Centre is only a short walk away from the condominium complex. Although the stalls are limited in numbers, the food centre is quite promising. For example, you can get a meal set that comes with rice, smashed chicken, fried tempeh and tofu, belacan kang kong, and sambal chilli for only S$7.90. It is quite a heaven for spicy food lovers! Other than Lucky Food Centre, hawker centres near Elizabeth Towers include:
- Newton Food Centre (1.1km)
- Pek Kio Market & Food Centre (2.8km)
- Waterloo Street Food Centre (3.1km)
- Berseh Food Centre (3.4km)
Parks near Elizabeth Towers
When you need a touch of nature, Istana Park can be a good place to have an excellent picnic! Located a short drive away from Elizabeth Towers, Istana Park is spread over 1.3 hectares of parkland. It has stone benches, open grass areas, picnic amenities, and a playground. The park also provides places for health and well-being that are open to people of all ages. The most unique thing is it provides a vantage point to view the monthly changing of guards ceremony at the Istana.
The famous Fort Canning Park is also close to Elizabeth Towers. Some highlights of the park include the Maritime Corner @ Fort Canning which tells the story of Singapore's evolution from an entrepot trading post to an international maritime centre, and the Fort Gate, the remnants of a fortress that was built here in the 19th century. There is also the Spice Garden, the ASEAN Sculpture Garden, and Battle Box, a former underground military complex that was used in WWII. It is a perfect destination for any history buff!
Here is a list of parks near Elizabeth Towers:
- Orchard Fountain Corner (600m)
- Penang Road Open Space (1.1km)
- Istana Park (1.4km)
- Dhoby Ghaut Green (2km)
- Fort Canning Park (2.2km)
Libraries Near Elizabeth Towers
Library@orchard is located 13 minute's walk away from Elizabeth Towers. Divided into The Studio and The Loft, it is set to spoil visitors with its vast array of programmes and reading choices. Library@orchard features a collection size of approximately 100,000 titles, designated display areas and 3 programme zones.
One of the unique features of library@orchard is its “book trees”. The 4 book trees on the upper level of the library are tied to the People, Space, Product and Visual Design collection clusters. They are integrated book displays that feature books, magazines, AV items and a digital display that highlights notable personalities and icons according to a theme.
Another perk of living at Elizabeth Towers is you will have more than one public library nearby. Central Public Library is also located close to the condominium complex. It is the country's largest public library and home to My Tree House, the World's 1st Green Library for Kids. Created in partnership with City Developments Limited (CDL), this unique eco-space facilitates environmental literacy in children.
Places of Worship Near Elizabeth Towers
Located a short stroll away from Elizabeth Towers, Masjid Al-Falah is the only mosque on Orchard Road. The mosque serves its congregation hailing from a colourful background of various ethnicity. Other than the niche, youth-centric mosque, it has plans to be the next Harmony Centre which welcomes both Muslims and non-Muslims. Here is a list of mosques, temples, and churches near Elizabeth Towers:
- Masjid Al-Falah (500m)
- Bethany Church (750m)
- Church of Praise (1.1km)
- Indian Temple (1.1km)
- Tong Sian Tng Temple (1.1km)
- Sian Teck Tng Temple (1.2km)
- Cairnhill Methodist Church (1.4km)
- Masjid Bencoolen (2.2km)
- Shri Guru Singh Sabha (2.7km)
- Masjid Tasek Utara (2.7km)
Hospitals Near Elizabeth Towers
In terms of health emergencies, residents would never have to worry for Mount Elizabeth Hospital is located just across the street. Mount Elizabeth Hospital is a 345-bed private hospital operated by Parkway Health. The hospital specialises in cardiology, oncology, and neuroscience, among other tertiary services. It is also recognised as a multi-organ transplant speciality hospital. However, if you prefer smaller medical facilities, here is a list of clinics near Elizabeth Towers:
- Amelio Medical Clinic (240m)
- SYY Clinic (600m)
- Healthsprings Medical Clinic (1.1km)
- Orchard Group Clinic (1.1km)
- Health Outreach Clinic (1.2km)