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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel has a strange smell when you walk in, like out of date bleach. The hotel and rooms are clean to a degree. However, if you want to sleep or rest this isn't the hotel for you. The rooms are tidy and very basic, with no windows and the walls are so thin you can hear people during the... More 

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 Classic, responded to this review

Dear Arnott2, Thank you for your sincere feedback, we do work hard to ensure our guests enjoy a pleasant and comfortable stay. We will be looking into some of the issues mentioned and also, we do note your kind and encouraging comments about our staff being friendly. More 

Bangkok, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We know Singapore is expensive and I was on business trip to Singapore. I could not have thought to take a risk in spending huge in some classy hotel so I booked this hotel. As for me I felt satisfied with whatever the service they rendered to me. It's a budget and good hotel but bit away from main city... More 

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KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 Classic, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind comments! We certainly hope to have you back with us soon! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Service is nice! the price per night is cheap,place is clean eventhough the room is small..oh yes they will clean your room everytime you go out,the customer service is friendly&helpful,i still remember when they try to call taxi for us,also if u hungry u will find restaurant nearby which is halal food (for muslim)&the price is reasonable too! I will... More 

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Padang, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Average hotel, too expensive for such facilities, less cleanliness, there is dead cockroach in the room. Its advantage is close to public transportation access like SMRT Paya lebar station and bus stop.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Basic hotel with bed, bathroom, tv and that's it. Convenient location. Pro's: friendly staff, clean rooms, free water, nearby a lot of cheap food markets (right in front of hotel), shops, taxi stand and 10 minute walk to metro station Paya Lebar. In half an hour you can reach marina bay. Shopping mall is just 10 min walk tops. Cons:... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015 via mobile

A very good,basic hotel with good amenity's and friendly, helpful staff! Good shower, TV, and service! Very convenient for restaurants and shopping, taxi's ATM, etc. Thank you to Jusin and Tenddy for your service! We will deffinately stay here again in future.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

As a chain hotel in Singapore, 81 had many hotel located in every corner of the city. Classic is located very near with bus station, food court and market. I have pleasant stay at this hotel, old style decoration of the hotel is a plus point.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

This hotel is quite close to Paya Lebar MRT,within 10min walking distance. The hotel room aircond can't be switch off,which might caused trouble to people that afraid of cold,& the staffs are also quite rude. They never bother to great u although they are staring at u when u walk in,especially a chubby staff who's wearing specs.Plus the room charges... More 

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3 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

If you don't mind the "classic" smell that greets you when you enter the hotel lobby then please continue... This hotel is a pleasant surprise for me and my friends. I booked for them at the last minute (1 day before checking in). Considerably cheap for the location. It is in the Joo Chiat Heritage area, so you'll get to... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015 via mobile

Pro's: not far from Paya Leyar metro station which gets you to the airport in a few stops. This is the only positive point of this hotel. Cons: unfriendly staff. I was requested to pay for the room on arrival, 100 singapore dollars, no receipt given. This is without breakfast. When asked for the receipt, was told they would give... More 

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Staying in Joo Chiat

Neighborhood Profile
Joo Chiat
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.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hotel 81 Classic

Address: 12 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427353, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Joo Chiat
Price Range: $53 - $84 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 Classic 2*
Number of rooms: 81
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