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Hotel 81 - Geylang

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   20 Lorong 16 Geylang, Singapore 398863, Singapore (Geylang)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I booked a room for one night after returning to Singapore from a cruise in mid February. We prebooked the room and paid around £40 for one night. We actually only wanted the room for the day and early evening as we were flying out of Changi at 11.30pm. Prior to our arrival, I emailed the hotel... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want luxury-- this is not the hotel for you. But location and quick service is fine. Centrally located and accessible to most tourist destination. Quick check-in and check-out too. I don't mind going back. You get what you pay for....

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Phuket, Thailand
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We asked a cabbie to take us to a clean/comfortable hotel under S$100. Well the old saying 'you get what you pay for' still stands strong. The cost was S$85 for the night. By no means cheap but it is for Singapore. It rates as the smallest room we have ever been in. Barely enough room to walk around the... More 

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Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

too far to downtown 20 min by foot 10 stations by Train located in the red-light aeria of singapore romms more than small Service average cleanlines average value poor Location terrible sleepquality average roomas too small

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

The hotel is in a great location. The place is very clean and the staff are very good, professional. I will stay there again for sure. Many good restaurants near. This is a budget hotel so do not expect a 5 star. Near the train station and easy to get to from the airport.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

We stayed here for 4days, initially we were booked by the travel agent in Hotel 81 Geylang but Ive read negative reviews so I requested a diffrent hotel,ended up in Hotel 81 Palace but still in Geylang (we realized its actually just across the Hotel 81 Geylang that we refused haha) but the Geylang is a small hotel, Geylang Palace... More 

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Tralee, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

Good location for Geylang Quick check in Good wifi Bed comfy Rooms are small No breakfast Good ac Taxes are extra to price Good for a short budget stay Lively area at night Hard to find decent place to eat nearby Handy for the airport About twenty mins

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

yaa.. the price is good for me in Singapore.. but the hotel is old.. not clean and not to comfy.. location is good.. many food at night.. andr red district area in Singapore.. many sexy girls at the night..

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Tomohon, Indonesia
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

We booked this hotel for two nights and had a late check in. Around the hotel there is the Red Light District. Our room was very small. Also the bathroom. The bed was comfortable. Everything O.K. for the price. Many restaurants close to the hotel. Some of them open 24 hours and serve good food for reasonable prices. 10 minutes... More 

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Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

the hotel is cheap and in the Geylang Red Light District of Singapore, there will be prostitutes out the front from the early afternoon to very early morning and there will be constant short time use of the rooms, but if this is a problem for you then your staying in the wrong part of Singapore.

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Address: 20 Lorong 16 Geylang, Singapore 398863, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Geylang
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Geylang 2*
Number of rooms: 88
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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.