River View Hotel opened in 1985, the first hotel with a river frontage, has 476 rooms and suites. Half of the rooms overlook the river while the other face scenic Singapore. Conveniently located just outside the Central Business District. It is also close to Chinatown and famous Orchard Road. For wining and dinning, there is a 24 hour coffee house, Chinese restaurant and a lobby lounge. Other facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, gift shop and wireless broadband internet access in all guest rooms and restaurant. Beside standard amenities, all rooms are equipped with data port, over 20 channels of international TV programs and in-house paid movies.