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Hotel 81 Kovan

2.0 of 5
768 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534636, Singapore
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Ranked #218 of 300 Hotels in Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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39 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This hotel is clean, with friendly staff, but it is VERY basic, to the point of spartan. The bathroom for instance has no separate shower stall, but rather a shower faucet on the wall and a drain in the floor. The room I had, had a bed, small desk and stool - no chair at all. There are several restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The hotel is quite good.Its little bit far from the city but there is MRT station near this hotel.There is an good Indian restaurant near it .The staff was friendly.Rooms are neat and clean and have a beautiful view from the window.Overall its a good budgetary hotel.

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Singapore, Singapore
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37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed in the standard room for a night. It is the cheapest room and there are no windows in the room. Here are the pros and cons: Pros: 1. Price is very attractive, only $99. It is cheaper than the Fragrance Hotel next to it. 2. The staff are friendly. They will always smile at you when you enter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Hotel is located nearby Serangoon MRT station, which is located just beside Nex Mall. It is just a 10-15 minutes walk to the mall/MRT station. Checking in was easy and WiFi connection is fairly good. Suitable for short stay/business.

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Baguio, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The pictures must be of another hotel. This is a dirty street in Singapore. The location is the worst possible. No restaurants of any interest within walking distance. Staff friendly but this is obviously a short time hotel. I brought my family thinking the pictures looked ok, only to find out that is NOT a picture of this hotel but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This branch of H81 is slightly more expensive than the rest, maybe because of the location. Quiet and peaceful around residential area. Within walking distance MRT station and eateries. Small room as usual.

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Singapore, Singapore
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33 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Located on the outskirt of heartlands. It's quite easy to get local food in the vicinity. Just right next door is a coffeeshop selling Indian food. In the basement of the quiet mall on the other side of the hotel is a very humble Chinese restaurant with 3 Chinese words on the signboard selling excellent local Teochew cuisine. These are... More 

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Kuala Lumpur
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Nice hotel, quite far from the city. There was a SMRT station nearby, though. The room is very nice and clean. Rather small, but enough for 2 people or 3, at most. There is a tv and a dvd player, too. There was a nice place to sit next to the window, a bit like a narrow table. But I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013 via mobile

Hotel 81 is a big chain at Singapore but though they offer cheap rate rooms, their hotels are not really the first choice like Ibis. I got this hotel this time because of my travel desk. The hotel is at a very distant location from main city. The difference is huge.one cant even imagine that there would be places like... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

This hotel is located a far distance from the city area. I would not recommend this hotel as traveling to any place is very inconvenience unless you are driving in a car. The only place where I can recommend shopping and eating near this hotel is at Kovan shopping centre which is about 20mins walk from the hotel along upper... More 

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