lyf Funan Singapore, Ascott’s Newest Coliving Brand Makes Debut

lyf Funan Singapore photo
lyf Funan Singapore photo

The world’s first lyf co-living property managed by millennial lyf Guards for millennials and millennial-minded opened its doors on 1 September 2019. lyf Funan is an integral part of CapitaLand’s new Funan Centre mall and its two office blocks that opened not so many months before.

It spans about 121,000 square feet in gross floor area with 412 rooms across 279 apartments in a nine-storey co-living property. Rooms range from 18 sqm to 105 sqm to accommodate single, dual or group bookings. Room rates start from S$150++.

Currently, around 50% of the room inventories are open. The rest of the rooms are expected to open by 1 October 2019.

There is sheltered underground access to the City Hall MRT interchange and Raffles City mall and walking distance to Capitol Piazza mall or a short walk to Clarke Quay’s food and drink nightlife.

Type of Rooms at lyf Funan Singapore

All Together Super Single (lyf Funan Singapore photo)
All Together Super Single (lyf Funan Singapore photo)

lyf Funan Centre welcomes long and short-stay guests. Categories of rooms include:

  • 18sqm One of a Kind studio unit with an entire bathroom for individuals and couples who enjoy their own space
  • 43sqm Two of a Kind featuring two private rooms with a shared kitchenette
  • 18sqm lyf Style, a gaming-themed studio unit equipped with a PlayStation console, ensuite bathroom and a pull-down sofa bed
  • 18sqm Up & Down apartments which feature bunk beds
  • 41 sqm to 105 sqm All Together apartments with two to six rooms and a shared kitchen, a Samsung Flip interactive smart screen to facilitate discussions, as well as a large table that doubles up as a workspace and dining area.

Public Spaces at lyf Funan Singapore

Guests can expect Instagrammable ‘Connect’ social zones including coworking spaces and activities such as hackathons, innovation talks, music jamming sessions, cooking sessions, or workshops with artisans.

The ‘Bond’ social kitchen is a place for guests to prepare home-cooked meals, take cooking classes and socialise while learning more about global cuisines from other guests.

Work out and have fun with quirky design and interactive elements such as a giant ball pit, a giant-sized Connect Four set and the ‘Burn’ social gymnasium with a human-sized hamster wheel.

Wash and Hang (lyf Funan Singapore photo)
Wash and Hang (lyf Funan Singapore photo)

The Wash & Hang laundromat allows guests to strike up new conversations while waiting for laundry to be done.

lyf Funan Singapore Mobile App

Download the lyf app to book, pay and access the property in a single transaction. The app lets guests communicate with the lyf Guards or enjoy discounts at participating shops at Funan by showing their mobile key. Available for download on App Store and Google Play Store.

lyf Funan Singapore Opening Special

One of A Kind room (lyf Funan Singapore Photo)
One of A Kind room (lyf Funan Singapore Photo)

Enjoy a special opening rate of S$113++ for the One of a Kind studio unit when you book via the lyf website.

lyf is a brand of The Ascott Limited, a wholly-owned lodging business unit of CapitaLand.

Seven more lyf properties will be opened over the next three years in Bangkok, Fukuoka, Kuala Lumpur, Singapore and by 2022 for Cebu and Shanghai. Investment, management contracts or leases of lyf are being explored for key gateway cities in Australia, France, Germany, Indonesia, Netherlands, South Korea and the United Kingdom.

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