SG Hotel on Wheels (SHOW), Pop-up Container Hotel At Downtown East!

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Take a unique staycation in a first-of-its-kind nomadic 10-room boutique hotel concept and a whole host of activities that promises endless fun and relaxation this year-end!

*Updated 26 Nov 2021: Updated with our experience and photos

Venue: Downtown East, Begonia Open-Air Carpark
Dates: 13 Oct 2021 - 20 Mar 2022
Price: from $188

As part of the D' Ultimate Xcape at Downtown East, families will have the opportunity to experience a staycation like no other in a pop-up container hotel, and play to your heart’s desires with carnival rides, an inflatable bouncy park, workshops, art installations and more at Downtown East this year-end!

SG Hotel on Wheels (SHOW)

An innovative staycation concept, SG Hotel on Wheels (SHOW) is spurred on by the popularity of various ‘pop-up’ retail engagement concepts and promises a new experience every time you visit. SHOW seeks to offer a new refreshing ‘staycay’ experience inside and out with every venue it moves to. With each shift, SHOW offers a brand new view, new activities, new experiences and a new backdrop for your staycations.

At its first pop-up at Downtown East, Begonia Open-Air Carpark, choose from five uniquely designed family suites that comfortably accommodate 4 adults with one queen-sized bed and a double sofa bed for kids, a kitchen, dining area, and living room.

  • Complement your street style with graffiti inspired art in the ‘street-themed’ suite;
  • Wake up to cheerful colours with the ‘pop-art-themed’ suite;
  • Take the kids on a jungle adventure in the whimsical ‘safari- themed’ suite; 
  • Relive your Bali crusades in the ‘tropical-resort-themed’ suite; or
  • Celebrate your patriotism with the ‘SG Heritage-themed’ suite.

Parents who are looking for a romantic getaway without the kids may also consider the 'Hideaway' suites for 2 pax. Click here to get more details on the various rooms!

Upon check-in, all our guests will also be receiving a SHOW Stay Safe Welcome Kit with:

  • ECOMÂŽ Travel Size EA Mask Filter and Bion Spray
  • A handy EFIL Disinfectant Spray
  • Holistic Way Chewable Vitamin-C 500mg (Low-Acid)
  • Allureskin Potions Invisible Defence Sunscreen SPF 50+ PA++++ and 24K Gold Luxurious Mask
  • Healthier snacks from Shnack

Our Experience

Mummy Valerie visited with your family (2 adults + 2 kids) with the experience sponsored by SHOW! She had 2 x 20ft containers and here are her thoughts on the experience!

Unfortunately, it was raining when we checked in so we couldn’t take photos of the containers and the surrounding. We were please to find Netflix on TV and the kids spent the next hour watching a movie before taking a nap.

By evening, the rain subsided and the Uncle Ringo’s carnival came to life. We decided to takeaway and eat in for dinner as it was very crowded at the eateries. Also each container was given 2 Wild Wild Wet Entry Tickets but we didn’t get to go due to the wet weather. Luckily these are valid for 2 weeks. 

We felt that the Downtown East is a good place to have this experience as it is filled with lots to do for families, including Wild Wild Wet, Upwall, Pororo Park, etc, and there is no lack of food options. 

The 20ft containers were not meant for 4 pax, thus families should consider taking the 40 ft containers. We were also surprised that our 20ft container doesn’t have a bar fridge. Finally, for those with young children who need to sleep early, do note that the loud music from the carnival will only end around 10.30pm. 

Room Rates

Prices starts from $239 per night for 20-footer rooms (for 2 pax, inclusive of a pair of Wild Wild Wet day passes), and $299 per night for 40-footer rooms (for 4 pax, inclusive of a pair of Wild Wild Wet day passes). 

You may get more details and make your booking at Other activity bundle options will also be available at check in. 

Pop-up Activities And Attractions

With a variety of attractions and fun activities at Downtown East, the family will definitely be indulging with so much fun! Not only that, all SHOWroom bookings come with 2 complimentary day passes to the Wild Wild Wet water park and if you need, you may wish to purchase additional passes too (check for rates on Klook and KKday)! 

There are also other pop-up activities and attractions to compliment you stay too!

Uncle Ringo Carnival Rides

Uncle Ringo is bringing carnival rides to the East! For thrill seekers, look out for heart- stopping riders such as Viking Ships, Meteorite, Swing Chairs; as well as family friendly rides such as Waddle Boat, Spinning Tea Cup.

Bouncy Castles

For those who miss ART-ZOO’s incredibly bouncy fun, head over to the Dino Inflatable Park that features a super cool 10m high inflatable water slide and four other giant bouncers and sliders!

Carnival Games

Test your skill with Ultimate’s carnival games and win giant plushies. From shooting a basketball to throwing down a milk tin, these games are designed to create happy winners! Don’t miss out on your best chance to win a giant prize to impress your kids!

Art Installations

Capture your unforgettable experience on the ‘gram’ with D’Ultimate Xcape’s two art installations that are photo-worthy at every angle. Be sure to visit them at different times of the day or night for a different experience each time! 

  • Lumi Towers is an awe inspiring four x 40-footer container art installation standing as vertical towers – each over 12 metres high! Each tower features its own unique design, bathed in a ‘cloud’ of neon lights spanning over Lumi Towers and all the SHOWrooms.

  • ‘Galleria’ by Ultimate X Fara Design Studio, boasts a sustainable art
    gallery featuring art pieces made by Fara Feng, Art Director of Fara Design Studio.

Booking Details

Book your staycation at Price range starts from $188 per night for 20-footer rooms, and from $248 for 40-footer rooms – subject to room type and booking period. From now till 31 October 2021, NTUC Members can enjoy an exclusive $30 off room rates and FREE Wild Wild Wet Day Passes (worth up to $140), based on room occupancy.

As there are only 10 rooms, do book quickly to avoid disappointment! To find out more about D’Ultimate Xcape, visit Downtown East website. 



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This article is prepared by

Jiarong Yu
Daddy to 2 adorable little ones. Misses them the moment they are not around, regrets missing them the moment they are around.

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