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Hotel 81 Classic

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   12 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427353, Singapore
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Elk Grove, California, United States
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I found this while searching for a hotel in Singapore. The hotel is excellent for the price. The location is good and only a short walk to MRT where you can go anywhere in Singapore for very little. This area is safe. A few years ago my daughter and I stayed at the Peninsula Excelsior Hotel for about $100/night. The... More

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Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Understand that this hotel is not new, but the cleaniness of the room definitely give it away. Classic and decent type of room. We book a standard room but upgraded to family room which is comfortable enough and fit to 4-5 pax. I love this location as it is easy to find halal food around. Near to the subway about... More

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Beaconsfield
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2013

Not a great one there are certainly better for the same cost. Rooms very small and very dark I would say it was clean but there is a strange smell not just in the room but in the hotel. Staff were very informative and friendly. I must say I wouldn't recommend.

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Livingston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

Good Budget Hotel - clean safe - Great Staff very friendly - Singapore Hotels are high priced so a good budget hotel is something you need to find. About half way between the airport and city, located in a Malay Area. Next to several restaurants and a grocery store.

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Brussels, Belgium
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69 reviews 69 reviews
33 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I stayed here for 1 night and it was pretty unpleasant. The room had no window, was very small and there was no shower curtain. I'm pretty sure I saw people checking in with hookers when I arrived, seems like that kind of place they rent out by the hour. I asked them to call me a taxi when I... More

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Khao Lak, Thailand
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45 reviews 45 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013 via mobile

A lot of better hotel 81 such us hotel tristar which is just beside this one. A quite fr work to the train station. Well the good thing is a lot of food store beside. but the room is the worst. Can you inagine to have a room without window? My partner thought it is 6 in the morning but... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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47 reviews 47 reviews
41 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2013

Terrible experience starting from front desk/reception service to the room itself. Staff were so unfriendly. Couldn't even offer us a smile. The room has no window. It is so small I was lucky I was staying alone. Two people would make it congested. Bathroom is also small with a bathtub. No bidet or water closet so it was kinda of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
68 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2013 via mobile

My god, the shower pressure was the best I've had in any hotel I have stayed. Apart from that, the hotel was what I have expected for the price paid. Close to the airport. Bathroom, linen is clean. Air on is working well, towels clean, quiet, very helpful staff, free Internet. Again, perfect pad close to the airport if you... More

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Kochi (Cochin), India
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2013

This a good pick for the ones who come just to rest at night. you get neat but SMALL room. The only thing that might disturb your sleep is the noises and disturbances people make round the clock..as there are lots of people who take rooms for one hour or more...and these people will be coming and going out making... More

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Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

We had never been to Singapore and were just looking for a clean place to stay near an MRT station. This place is great for someone who only wants a "home base" for sleeping. Easy walk to an MRT station (Paya Lebar; also a transfer station). The room we stayed in didn't have a window but it was good sized... More

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Also Known As:
Hotel 81 Classic Singapore
Address: 12 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427353, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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#219 Spa Hotel in Singapore
#219 Top resorts Hotel in Singapore
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Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 Classic 2*
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