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Summer View Hotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   173 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189642, Singapore (Rochor)   |  
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Ranked #140 of 292 hotels in Singapore
London, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
“Convenient location”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

Location was good but hotel bedroom was very poor. Room for 3 adults was very cramped with no window which was disappointing! We were so tired after our flight fro London we were too tired even to complain about the room. Staff where excellent very helpful and could not do enough for us.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Thank you Mel and Sitti for making our stay at Summer View Hotel a memorable one! They treated us like family from the day we checked in till our final stay. Room was always clean. Location is near MRT, taxi stand is in front of the hotel and the bus station is just across. Bugis is 2 blocks away . Air con functioning well!

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Caboolture, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013 via mobile

My husband, 11 year old son and I stayed here for two nights. We booked for a queen bed plus a single and ended up with 3 single beds. As another advisor mentions, the Windows don't open so you have to have the aircon on all the time. The building is fairly old and dated but it is located right near Bugis Markets which is good.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

The property is old but location is outstanding. Rooms are generally larger than average Singapore hotels. Fairly clean. A tea coffee maker. Airconditioning works well. TV in all rooms. Breakfast is simple but gets you going.

Staff is very friendly

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

A good place to stay if you're planning to stay in Singapore. You can walk from the nearest train station to the hotel, and there's a bus stop just in front of it. The shuttle going to Universal Studios also stops in this hotel.

Buffet breakfast serves delicious food. The dining area is small but is tolerable.
Hot/cold shower is available. The bathroom is well maintained.
The room size is adequate, minimalist. A good number of outlet available. Wi-fi is also available.
Very good ventilation, though our room has no windows. I guess it's normal there.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Hobart, Australia
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Great hotel, such friendly warm and hospitable staff, great welcome, even from the doorman!
A lovely roomy KS room, good facilities, would recommend.
Tariff includes breakfast, very reasonably priced.
No trouble storing some luggage for us! Will be back.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed at Summer View Hotel to break up the long flight from Greece to Australia. We arrived at Singapore at 5:00am, exhausted and frazzled from the heat and humidity, and expected to have to wait in the lobby until our room was ready. Official check-in is at 2:00pm, but to our surprise and great delight, we were allowed to take our room immediately, at no extra charge. It was such a relief and we couldn't thank the most friendly desk clerk enough. He and all the staff at the hotel were so helpful and accommodating. Absolutely wonderful service.

The location of this hotel was ideal for us, within walking distance to Orchard Road and the Little India district, train stations and bus stops. The Lemon 3 Thai restaurant next door (owned by the hotel) is reasonably priced and serves good food.

The hotel is old and the rooms smell a little, but it was neat, clean, air conditioned, and the bed was very comfortable with crisp white sheets. Perhaps a little overpriced, but the location and definitely the service we received (and early check-in!) more than makes up for this.

There was a certain charm about this place, including a gorgeous little souvenir shop in the lobby stacked high with all sorts of bizarre and wonderful curios.

We had a very enjoyable stay here.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 173 Bencoolen Street, Singapore 189642, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Rochor
Amenities:
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Hotel Style:
#140 Top resorts Hotel in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Summer View Hotel 3*
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