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Fragrance Hotel - Pearl
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   21 Lorong 14 Geylang, Singapore 398 961, Singapore   |  
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Ranked #208 of 292 hotels in Singapore
Torquay, United Kingdom
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“Good Budget Option”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

An excellent budget option located at a convenient walking distance to trains with connections downtown and to the airport. Efficient and courteous staff, small but clean room. Highly recommended as a transit stop or a short stay inn Singapore.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2012

The hotel room is very small and it can’t accommodate two large suitcases. All the furniture and facilities are quite old and lack of maintenance. As the room rate is low, don’t expect too much to this hotel.

The location is alright and closes to restaurants, convenience stores and bus station. All are staff are friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2012

Choose this hotel, if you are on a budget trip! I normally dont spend much on hotels and Im happy with it.

Pros :

Nice hotel
Perfect Location
Close to the Al Junaid MRT Station
Cabs are cheap as well



Cons :

Staff not that helpful
They dont offer FREE water for the rooms
Rude staff
Pretty Small rooms

Room Tip: Choose this hotel, if you are on a budget trip! I normally dont spend much on hotels and Im happy wi...
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  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2012

It was a good stay in relation to its price. but it is far from the metro station. We had asked many persons to find the hotel because the way was not clear.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

Hotel Pearl is conveniently located between the airport and down town Singapore. It is easy accessible by MRT system from the airport with approx. 20 min traveling time. Then approx. 10 min walk from Aljunied MRT station. Rooms are very small but functional. The bathroom is surprisingly of a decent size. The property is well kept and rooms are clean. The hotel staffs are friendly and helpful. The minus points are: no fridge in the room, WiFi connection quite expensive and there is not much choice in TV programs to watch.
Warning to some, the hotel is located in Singapore red light district of Geylang but on the positive side the area has abundant amount of places around to have a nice and inexpensive food till very late at night.

Room Tip: Good hotel for a night if you are catching connecting flight the next day
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled on business
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2012

Cheap hotel in a bad neigborhood. Don't book this; rather spend some extra money so at least you're in a good place. To far from the city, no warm water, cranky staff and wifi didn't work in the lobby. In singapore hotels are just expensive; I accepted that fact and won't trap into this again.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2012

Stayed here for many trips to Singapore before we had kids, not that taking kids to this place is bad, but we just wanted a pool. We love the fragrance chain in Geylang, the hotels are spotlessly clean, cheap and you only have to walk a few meters to the best Chinese cuisine in Singapore.
Close to trains and only about $25 cab to airport. Well worth it.

  • Stayed October 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 21 Lorong 14 Geylang, Singapore 398 961, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
Amenities:
Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking
Hotel Style:
#208 Top resorts Hotel in Singapore
#208 On the Beach Hotel in Singapore
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Fragrance Hotel - Pearl 2*
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