They are spacious, located in the heart of the city, give you more value for money and offer more privacy than staying in a hotel.
They are called condo hotels. And they are rented out by some condominium unit owners, mainly targeting tourists to Singapore, The New Paper found out.
But a spokesman for the Urban Redevelopment Authority had said in an earlier report that leasing of apartments on a short-term basis is not authorised and constitutes a planning offence.
Not that it is stopping some property owners, who are openly advertising their properties for this purpose online.