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Hotel 81 Kovan

768 Upper Serangoon Road, Singapore 534636, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

we stayed there for 4 nights. Its bit far from city centre. Two bus stations away from MRT station. However we liked the place. Clean rooms and friendly staff. We could keep our luggages there after check out for free of charge.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in singapore and we liked this hotel. It was clean, the WiFi was good, and the staff were helpful. I would say if you are using the subway system don't get off at kovan, instead get off at serangoon as it's an easier walk to the hotel.

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

if you are a budget traveler but need a decent place this hotel is ideal. we booked a tripe room and a double room. triple room bit spaced than double room and had a refrigerator which didn't on the double room. bathroom is also small and tightly spaced no separate shower and has only a hand shower . but totally... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Hotel is located about 10-15 minutes walk from Nex Shopping Mall/Serangoon MRT station. Just the normal budget hotel, with small room. Nothing much to shout about. There's a convenient store (7-Eleven) and mamak food store beside it.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

This hotel is clean, with friendly staff, but it is VERY basic, to the point of spartan. The bathroom for instance has no separate shower stall, but rather a shower faucet on the wall and a drain in the floor. The room I had, had a bed, small desk and stool - no chair at all. There are several restaurants... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

The hotel is quite good.Its little bit far from the city but there is MRT station near this hotel.There is an good Indian restaurant near it .The staff was friendly.Rooms are neat and clean and have a beautiful view from the window.Overall its a good budgetary hotel.

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Singapore, Singapore
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I stayed in the standard room for a night. It is the cheapest room and there are no windows in the room. Here are the pros and cons: Pros: 1. Price is very attractive, only $99. It is cheaper than the Fragrance Hotel next to it. 2. The staff are friendly. They will always smile at you when you enter... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Hotel is located nearby Serangoon MRT station, which is located just beside Nex Mall. It is just a 10-15 minutes walk to the mall/MRT station. Checking in was easy and WiFi connection is fairly good. Suitable for short stay/business.

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Baguio, Philippines
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The pictures must be of another hotel. This is a dirty street in Singapore. The location is the worst possible. No restaurants of any interest within walking distance. Staff friendly but this is obviously a short time hotel. I brought my family thinking the pictures looked ok, only to find out that is NOT a picture of this hotel but... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2013

This branch of H81 is slightly more expensive than the rest, maybe because of the location. Quiet and peaceful around residential area. Within walking distance MRT station and eateries. Small room as usual.

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