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The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat)

219 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427485, Singapore
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Although this is not the first time my family stayed in this hotel but this is the worst night ever. The room was facing the karaokes and it was very noisy until past 1.30am. The shower is terrible, it was apparently dripping as there was no water pressure at all. There was nothing for us to hang our clothes in... More 

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Nummela, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayd in Joo Chiat hotel with a friend for two nights in Jan 2016 and had a pleasant stay! The room was small but had the basic necessities for two backpackers. The hotel staff is great and helpful, only minus was the shower with bad water pressure and no window in the room. How ever the location is good... More 

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Thank you for your recent hotel stay! Concerning the low water pressure in the showering facility, the hotel operations team are currently looking into this feedback. You had booked a Superior Room for your stay and I would like to clarify that not all Superior Rooms offer a window view and as such, it is subject to the hotel's availability.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The location was quite far from everything. When I booked via agoda, it stated that the place was at East Coast which it is NOT. We need to go to Mt E, NUH and Camden on the 3 days that we stayed and the location just too far for us. We booked a family room but due to the location... More 

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

I wished to clarify that The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat) is situated just 1.9km away from East Coast Beach, which is correctly classified and in this case, aptly named after the East Coast location. As per your intended destinations, both Mount Elizabeth Hospital and Camden Medical Centre are located in Orchard (South-central area), while the National University Hospital is situated... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Courteous, helpful, knowledgeable staff. Location close to airport ... 15 mins from Changi airport .... Clean rooms ... No windows in room... Room size extremely small ... Lots of good eateries around .. They offer free Wifi ... However it mostly doesn't work.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

location is good for overnight transit travellers, nearby the airport, taxi fare costs about $15-18 from airport. looks old, bed is really hard and uncomfort to sleep thru the night. free wifi is limited to 4 devices only.

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GlobalPremiumHotels, Guest Relations Manager at The Fragrance Hotel (Joo Chiat), responded to this review

Among the Fragrance Hotels in Singapore, this Joo Chiat property is the one closest to the airport, situated about 13.8km away. I am sorry to learn that you did not enjoy a comfortable sleep on the firm mattress offered in the room. While the firm mattress is entrenched as a favourite sleeping surface, the hotel acknowledges that it is a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I always stay in this hotel if i visit sg. So far. Everything is good for me. Front office guy n girl so warm n nice, hotel smells good n area is awesome. Only 10mins walk u can go to katong, lots of food n cafe. Only 1 thing im not that satisfied, the parking area, so small, only can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015

A good place if you prefer to be away from busy city, a nice peaceful hotel. The room is clean, service is good. Surrounded by shops where you can enjoy some local food. The only disadvantage is the location - no MRT and many buses around. If you don't mind walking, one shopping center nearby after 15-20 minutes walk- I12.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015 via mobile

If I visit Singapore again I'd most probably check-in here again. Unless I'm for a bussiness trip having the company paying for me, let's say S$400/night before tax, to stay in a five-star downtown hotel with a pool at the rooftop. Because when it comes to the price/quality ratio I'm pretty sure no hotel around can beat it! One advice:... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

The Fragrance Joo Chiat is in a perfect location to enjoy the "real" Singapore. It is spotlessly clean, the staff very welcoming and I would recommend it to anyone. It is in easy walking distance of the East Coast beach and 112 Katong shopping mall in one direction, and the MRT in the other. And in between are a plethora... More 

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Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015 via mobile

Very considerate and excellent service especially from sir Ted and Sir Chandra. We will recommend this hotel in our friends in Philippines. The hotel allowed us to check in earlier because we have a baby. We were very relaxed during our stay in the Fragrance hotel in Joo Chiat

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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay families in the 15th century. The neighborhood is packed with colorful shops, local characters, and quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are visible as well, with modern cafes, bars, and shops abounding. Visit Joo Chiat to take a break from the big city sights and enjoy a relaxing afternoon with a laid-back and local vibe.
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