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Venue Hotel The Lily

2.0 of 5 238 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427495, Singapore (Formerly Hotel 81 - Opera)
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  • Location
    3 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed a couple of nights before moving to a hotel in the city. I like Venue the Lily and got a very good price on a small twin room. As a solo traveller I found it good value, nicely decorated and clean. This area of the city is great to wander around, and it's not too far from 112... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have stayed in this hotel numerous times. It is really accessible to town and located in Joo Chiat Road means you are really near great food in the area. 5 minutes walk to Geylang Serai, you will find the best of Malay cuisine and culture. 10 minutes walk towards the opposite direction, you will come to East Coast Road,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Smallest room I have ever seen. No windows. It's literally a box. The drain was blocked so I was basically showering in a puddle of dirty water. The receptionists weren't all that friendly either. Had about 5 luggage and 4 carry on between 4 people and they didn't even bother to help us or show us to the room. When... More 

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Jakarta, Indonesia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The hotel is nice, alot of hawker near the hotel, and alot of pub aswell. receptionist are nice and helpful too, especially reyes, and its really close from the bus stop, oh yea i got early check in and late checkout, maybe will stay in this hotel next time

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Stayed there for 2 weeks, loved everything about the hotel, great location, great service from Adrian and the rest of the team. Super clean, lovely boutique hotel and fantastic value for money, Singapore needs more places like this. Will be back. Thanks again.

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Pasig, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

My parents and sister went on vacation in Singapore last September and stayed at Venue Hotel The Lily. It was a lovely hotel. The room was clean and cozy. The hotel location was great, just a short walk to the bus stop, restaurants and a grocery. The hotel staff were exceptional, especially Spencer who was always ready to help. I... More 

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The hotel is neat , location is very good , alot of restaurants , receptionists are very helpful , thanks Adrian for being nice to me :-):-):-). I recomend this hotel to all tourists. You will love it. Less noise and they are very welcoming. I had a good time and i enjoyed my stay. Thanks :-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-):-)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

I have stayed in this hotel many times since it got renovated, re-branded and opened a few months ago. I have nothing negative to say about this hotel because it delivered what I paid for. To remind prospective hotel clients - this is a budget hotel so it is no frills and the rooms are going to be on the... More 

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Kurashiki, Japan
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30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

My first night was in a room on the first floor, but they very kindly moved me up the next day for the remainder of my stay into a room that became available. The room on the first floor didn't have a bath tub, but it had a shower head. The staff members weren't all friendly, but they were all... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The man at the reception was not at all friendly and he was kind of bossy and rude. I need to send a complaint to site which booked online, about his words which I end up paying 20 dollars extra for their worthless room. The booking details says suit bathroom. The room I stayed and the bathroom was really tiny... More 

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Address: 238 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427495, Singapore (Formerly Hotel 81 - Opera)
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Venue Hotel The Lily 2*
Number of rooms: 84
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Hotel 81 Opera
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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.