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Hotel 81 - Chinatown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   181 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059418, Singapore
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Ranked #213 of 293 Hotels in Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014
lsg181 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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  • Location
    4.5 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
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Nanning
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Cheap for Singapore - though you still get very little for your money. Small room, air con doesn't switch off, weird fake leather bed. Don't stay here without bringing earplugs. No sound proofing at all - able to hear guests drying their hair from the other end if the corridor, not to mention the traffic. Cleaners start cleaning at 7am,... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Lively china town has lots of night activities such as great restaurants, china town street shopping, 24 hours hangout place, spa & relaxation center and so on. Don't forget the long queue money changer shop in people's park, Buddha Tooth Relic Temple. MRT is right in the heart of China Town, makes it easier to hop on the MRT to... More

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Denver, Colorado
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17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

Needed a simple, convenient hotel for a couple nights. Hotel 81 Chinatown fit the bill. There were 2 of us: father and adult son (18 yo). The room was very compact (read: small), but clean and quiet. The front staff were really helpful and even stored some smoked salmon we brought in their fridge... No mini bar or fridge in... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

I booked a superior room and I think the room is actually built around the double bed. This is because there is only about 6 inches on three sides of the bed with the small dresser at the end of the bed. There is no wardrobe, a few hooks is available. And there is no safety deposit box in the... More

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Belgium
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We stayed there for twice but not really like it. Room too small and too noisy from the street. Internet no free and the staff service no good ( sounds like don't bother) and I felt that very fake smile. :-(( Can't say as the budget hotel as the hotel charge rate almost similar to the 3 stars hotel.

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Bologna, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

I gave 3 stars only for the position. The staff was quite gentle but not always helpful (asking some sightseen other the commercial ones they told me marina bay sands and the ferrish wheel :/, really??). Room quite clean. BUT room TOO MUCH SMALL and WITHOUT window. The rooms with windows are actually without as u can't open them.

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Staines, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

We stayed at Hotel 81 over a weekend in June. Public Transport - Ideal point to commute from. 2 min walk to the underground operating the Downtown line and North East line. From here you are able to move pretty fast and easy to all the touristy spots and Airport. Make sure to buy an ez.link travel card, this will... More

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Phuket, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was at hotel 81 in Chinatown in Singapore past week with some friends, and was shocked of how small hotel turned out to be one of the greatest services i ever faced. At the hotel lobby we got some good advices, great services mind from all. But one of staffs name "Yu Ming" really surprised me even more when... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 via mobile

I have been there 3 times already. Every year I fly to spore for work, business trip or for vacation. The hotel was good for transportation. Staff very nice to me. The room was ok with the price. Nothing complaint because you get what you paid.., I just want to stay the connivence place, near MRT, near shopping center, near... More

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I have visited Singapore so many times, and every time it's always Hotel 81 located in Chinatown. I think it's got the best location and hotel i suggest for a limited budget trip. It's got all the basics that you need. But more importantly, the best location. It's right in the heart of Singapore. A lot of hawkers, fastfood, restaurants,... More

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Address: 181 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059418, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Chinatown 2*
Number of rooms: 99
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