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Fragrance Hotel - Balestier
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   255 Balestier Road, Singapore 329710, Singapore   |  
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Ranked #147 of 293 Hotels in Singapore
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“Random selection”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

My selection of this hotel was entirely random. I had arrived at Changhi early in the afternoon and just needed an overnight hotel. I caught a train to the city and then asked a taxi driver to find me a budget hotel.

The check-in process was straight forward and needed a passport. The room had to be paid upon arrival.

The actual room was fairly basic. The bathroom was kind of built into the shower recess such that using the shower wets everything else in the bathroom so clothes have to stay outside. Basic amenities were provided in the bathroom ie soap, shampoo, toothbrush.

The bed was adequate and I slept well.

Next morning I was up early and on my way back to Changi fo ran early morning flight.

I would stay here again if I just needed a low cost overnight room. Perhaps next time I would research the Fragrance chain on the web to compare locations first.

  • Stayed January 2012, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2011

We stay here about 3 nights. The hotel located at the balestier road which you may easily get a taxi. For taking their MRT you need to take 15 minits walked. The hotel environment is ok but the only things is the room very small. We booked twin and queen size bed room. Both room look small to us. However, what you expect with the prices. is a budget hotel. You may easily find convenience store and food around the area.

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  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with friends
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2009

I had booked the room 407 for 3 nights, and in the first night no electrict power, window can not open, very humited, very noisy, others rooms guest slamp the doors, some one knock the door in mid night, the sound proof are very poor, can listen what you are talking 40 feets away. our family can not sleep for whole night, it is terrible night mare. i asked for check out on next day morning, the reception counter charged me one night, we are traveling very often, we would not take your hotel any more in the future, and will let our friends know how terreble hotel service is...

  • Stayed January 2009, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Address: 255 Balestier Road, Singapore 329710, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore
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#5 Best Value Hotel in Singapore
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Hotel Class:2.5 star — Fragrance Hotel - Balestier 2.5*
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