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Hotel 81 - Star

31 Lorong 18 Geylang, Singapore 398828, Singapore
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Pattaya, Thailand
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41 reviews 41 reviews
38 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed at Hotel 81 star in March. This was first time in Singapore. The hotel was very easy to find - about 10-15 minutes walk from Aljunied MRT. (This stop was also about 10-15 minutes into the central business district area.) Therefore, a great location. I only paid £30 a night - excellent value for money. In the area there... More 

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5 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not far from Aljunied station around 10mins walk distance. Normal room and quiet small but comfortable. The area is really noisy and it is red zone. Really busy in the night time. Many restuarant around and close to Bus stop. It''s not good area for a girl backpacker. Many girls are so annoying if you look like asian, they will... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

This hotel has just upgraded the facilities and it looks nice. The staff are very helpfully and they provide you with the best service. The location is also pretty good, since you have the MRT station just 7 minutes away and the bus station is closer. This make is easy to get transport to the central Singapore.

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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77 hotel reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

POSITIVES – Good price for Singapore, like a new travel lodge, everything you could want, impressive room design. NEGATIVES – Not much – no soap in hand basin. SUMMARY – Overall I was very pleasantly pleased with the hotel and would recommend it for very serious consideration. Read on about location. DETAILS I stayed for 3 nights in February 2015.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The hotel is 10 mins walking from Aljunied MRT station, on the East West line that goes to Changi Airport. It is quite cheap by Singapore standards but my room was spotless. Fridge, TV, kettle with tea/coffee and complimentary water. I was disappointed by the wifi (regularly disconnected and slow performance) and the fact that I could hear other patrons... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I slept there for 2 nights and the Hotel was very clean, the Staff friendly and the location is ok as well if you don't care about living in the red light district.But for the price you can't complain, right!!!

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Salem, India
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

I went to hotel 81 on last September to pick up my friends who came with us to Singapore. Actually i was lodged to other hotel on day. I was wondered about the interior appearance of hotel 81. That was really very beautiful and pleasant. And the hospitality was really good one. One of my friend is not fluent in... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Room was very clean and well maintained. absolutely no complaints for a quick convenient stay in Singapore. I was very pleasantly surprised by all aspects of this hotel based on other reviews I had read. I definitely would not recommend this area for family orientated activities.

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Jamshedpur, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

staying at hotel 81 was excellent cleanliness and services were good and all the staff were friendly. it is almost at center of the city and MRT and local transport are available 24/7. major eateries nearby. i highly recommend this place to stay.

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Bandung, Indonesia
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

The front desk staff were wonderful! The room could've been cleaned better - housekeeping let the front desk staff down. The room was new and all the facilities worked well. The shower was the best that I've had in Singapore! I'll stay here again. The brothels opposite may be a little off-putting for those with children.

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Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and polished city center, Geylang is a world away. Here in one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life. On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western end, a more colorful side of Singapore can be seen, as street workers mingle with Sunday revelers in outdoor coffee shops. Take a friend, grab a beer and a local meal (frog porridge, perhaps?), and settle in to enjoy the show.
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