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Hotel 81 - Chinatown

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   181 New Bridge Road, Singapore 059418, Singapore
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Ranked #202 of 292 hotels in Singapore
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Phuket, Thailand
1 review
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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3 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

I had a one night stay in Singapore and I landed at Hotel 81 Chinatown. It was a very convenient location if your going with the MRT and the City Bus. It is just enough to accommodate a guest that are travelling with a very limited luggage's like the backpackers. The staff are accommodating specially Mr. Yuming who assisted me... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

Hotel 81 Chinatown is located in the heart of Chinatown. It is just a few minutes walk away from the MRT station which is good because travelling in taxi is pretty costly. So staying near to a MRT station will definately help you save some money. The hotel room is not very big, you can actually lie on the bed... More

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Singapore
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Last time when I visited this hotel they took $10 for the registration and I was told that next time when I visit or book.the hotel again for my friends or relatives then I will get the concession blah blah..and the receptionist girl was talking like she is doing favour on me..and yesterday I visited the hotel to book for... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Very very small hotel room. Room just fits a bed and that's about it. Had to maneuver My suitcase every time I wanted to open the door or get into the bath room. Wifi drops out every 30 seconds and requires to log in every time with password. Hot water in the shower lasted about 4 minutes. Very loud hotel... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
1 review
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014 via mobile

I come back to this hotel everytume we visit singapore. This is a nice and friendly hotel. The hotel manager ms diong, yu ming and jasmine serve us very well and expecially ms diong. She is very good in communicating with us. I recommend this hotel to everyone.

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

One of the best places to get a shut eye if you are looking for cheap budget clean accommodation in Singapore/Chinatown. Very close to the Chinatown food centre and all the touristy areas. Rooms are small and only draw back is that its close to the main road. Otherwise clean rooms and clean toilets.

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North Sydney, Canada
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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Good location, but that is about all. With excellent public transport in this lovely city, you can stay a bit further and get excellent basic hotels. Dreadful bathroom/toilet. Blow the location and you may get some sleep & enjoy your holiday.

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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*
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