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Hotel 81 - Bencoolen

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   41 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189623, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

HOTEL 81 Bencoolen is a mediocre budget hotel similar to what you would find at a motel in the North America. The reason I booked this hotel was because it was located near Orchard Road and near the MRT (Bras Basah). The front desk staff were polite and quick to check me in. The rooms bathrooms could use a bit... More

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Dear Andrew H , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! My team members truly appreciate your feedback . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is a low cost hotel concept that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation which does not compromise the comfort of our guests and the accessible of necessities . We appreciate your recognition towards our front... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The rooms are what you'd expect for the price, the staff are very friendly and helpful! The location is fantastic! It cost us $6-15 to get home from places such as Clarke quay, the botanic gardens, marina bay etc by taxi. Also the mrt on orchard rd is just a three minute walk away!

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Dear KcJasper , Thank you for choosing to stay at Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN . It gives us great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay . . Thank you for your compliments for our helpful front office colleagues . We are glad that our friendly colleagues met your expectations in service and quality . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is truly... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nicely located on bencoolen street of Singapore, you can reach the hotel using either by walking from the famous Orchard Road (800m away from Plaza Singapura), Bus (100 away) or Bras Basah MRT Station (200m away). 24 hour mini market and Kopitiam just across the hotel. The Surrounding is nice, there is a beautiful park just across the kopitiam.... More

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Dear Harsha P , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! We are grateful for you to have taken the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is a truly low cost concert hotel that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation . On Bencoolen street , everyone can enjoy closest interaction with... More

Colombo, Sri Lanka
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is in the main city area and closer to every part of the country as its like in the middle of the country. Closer to shopping as well as restaurants. Nice area to hangout. Closer to Island as well.

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Dear Anoj T , Thank you for taking time to share with us your stay experience . This is what Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is all about ; a truly low cost hotel concept in the Singapore City Centre that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation which does not compromise the comfort of our guests and the accessible... More

Bali, Indonesia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent customer service Kelwe was so helpful as were all the staff made my one day stay great. The hotel is old but I found it clean and not too noisy. The price for hotel rooms in Singapore is high this hotel is on the lower end so it is good value for money. The staff are great this is... More

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Dear Bob B , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! We are grateful to you for taking the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is truly a low cost concept hotel that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation in the city centre of Singapore which does not compromise the comfort... More

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Other than being in a very good location and good price, this hotel was not so impressive. At the reception, they were so confused about my booking. They didn't prudently check and said I didn't book for the 2nd night. Later, they found my booking. Though their bedrooms were clean, but their bathrooms were not so clean. There has been... More

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Dear ALittleClock , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! We are grateful to you for taking the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor . Thank you for your experience and your recommendation of Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is a low cost concept hotel that offer excellent value for money accommodation in the city centre... More

Jakarta, Indonesia
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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small room yes, but clean and comfort. It's a budged hotel and the price is reasonable too. Stay for 2 nights but too bad have MRT Project in front of hotel until 2017. Sometimes quite noisy at night. Location near MRT Bras Basah and Bus stop. Easy transport, near 24 hr Kopitiam food court.One thing i don"t like , must... More

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Dear trizn4 , Thank you for choosing to stay at Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN . It gives us great pleasure to hear that you enjoyed your stay . We apologize for a less than ideal street sound that Bencoolen street is currently undergoing construction and our door lock experience and would like to assure you that this suggestion for a upgrade... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The size of the superior room was okay. The first room that I was given initially smelt damp. I complained about this and was given another room. In the new room the kettle did not work and the TV remote was missing. I notified reception and replacements were provided. Finally, there were three tide marks in the bath. It clearly... More

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Dear Martin G , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! We are grateful for you to have taken the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is truly a low cost hotel concept that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation in the city centre of Singapore . We have read your... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stay for one night only ,if i want to continue living in singapore i will change another hotel because of the hotel is old and the room too small.hotel wifi very slowly at night and toilet badly! the value is normal in singapore , but the room like that is more expensive already.

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Dear shan c , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! My team members truly appreciate your feedback . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is a low cost hotel concept that prides itself for offering excellent value for money accommodation which does not compromise the comfort of our guests and the accessible of necessities . We will look very seriously at the... More

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81 reviews 81 reviews
27 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I will start with location, very central to train, buses, shopping, food and activities. The front desk staff is polite and helpful. The rooms are airy and comfortable with all basic feature set. It is a good size room with decent size functioning bathroom, very apt for travelers looking for resting at night after a long sight seeing time. I... More

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Dear Harry37NewYorkCity , Warmest Greetings from Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN ! We are grateful for you to have taken the time to write us a review on TripAdvisor . We would also like take this opportunity to thank you for your heart warming endorsements for Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN . Hotel 81 BENCOOLEN is truly a low cost hotel concept that prides... More

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Address: 41 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189623, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Bencoolen 2*
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Hotel 81 Bencoolen, is a 215 rooms hotel located along Bencoolen Street, in between Orchard Road (Singapore's premier shopping belt) and Raffles Place (the Central Business District). Within walking distance, one can reach Singapore National Museum, Singapore Art Museum, shopping malls such as Plaza Singapura, catch a movie at The Picturehouse and stroll to the nearby Serangoon area(Singapore's Little India). Just outside the hotel, one can feast on local delights or pick up some necessities from the convenient store all operating round the clock. All rooms come with broadband internet (cable) connection, LCD TV (with cabled channels, free local calls and most amenities that one would need for a comfortable stay. with the following cabled channels : Barclays Premier League, Football Channel, ESPN, CCTV4, CCTV News, Australia Networks, Fox Movies Premium, Football Channel, Discovery Channel, Australia Networks, Super Sport Arena, Euro Sport News. Accessible and affordable, are the two main attributes of Hotel 81. One can easily travel to both new and old attractives such as, Gardens by the Bay and Singapore National Museum as well as Orchard Road (Shopping District), via public transport. The average travelling time to the Central area can be a little as 15 minutes. We are travellers too, we believe in making the most of out of every trip we take. Hotel 81 offers both comfort and value for cost-conscious travellers. All guestrooms are air-conditioned with attached bathroom (with heater and WC), 20" color television, hot beverage-making facility with complimentary drinks and IDD telephone. You can also easily have access to the internet via Wi-Fi. Being in the service industry, our hotel staff has been trained to ensure that your needs are well take care of. Our friendly receptionists will be happy to direct you to various places of interest or render any assistance round the clock. ... more   less 
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