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Melbourne, Australia
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81 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 135 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I suppose the first surprise I got was when I was getting close to the hotel and the taxi driver informed me that I was staying within the bounds of Singapore’s “accredited Red Light District”. I’m far from prudish (bit hard to be a prude if one has worked as a bouncer in a strip club) but I was taken... More 

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

Dear TheOracleofOz, thank you for taking the time to share! We do hope to see you back with us again soon! The Hotel 81 Orchid Team will be happy with your kind comments! More 

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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Its just okay, near/ walking distance to restaurants, stores and bus stop. Room service is good 😊😊😊 The hotel is known by taxis and you have to walk around 900 meters to reach the nearest train station.

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

Dear Paopao A, thank you for taking the time to share this review with us! We do note that Hotel 81 Orchid is located in a great location where transport alternatives are easily available! More 

2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 22, 2016 via mobile

Affordable price and room is nice. A lot of food stall near the hotel and just few minutes walk to kallang station mrt. The staff are very friendly specially Gary he helped us a lot on how to go around the city and even booked us a Grab so we wont get lost going to our destination.

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Thank ana s
KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Orchid, responded to this review

Dear ana s, thank you for your kind review! The Hotel 81 Orchid team does work hard to ensure our guests enjoy a great stay with us! We will certainly convey out thanks to Front Office Executive Gary too! More 

Indonesia
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3 reviews
Reviewed October 20, 2016

We stay there for two nights, the location is very strategic, near to bus station and taxi, food stall was available 24/7, there's a good halal mamak stall there and we love their foods. We enjoy our stay here and will be back for sure, probably next year, thanks.

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Thank Himawan H
KennethMGR9, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel 81 - Orchid, responded to this review

Dear Himawan H, thank you for highlighting the great advantage guests will enjoy by rooming with Hotel 81 Orchid! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

It is a OK hotel with this low price, this hotel is cheaper than the other Hotel 81, the location is good coz its near the bus stop. But since it is located in the red light district but you can see is red district only in the night , around have many cheap resto

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

Dear Thany B, Thank you for taking the effort to write this review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Jakarta, Indonesia
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12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

Is my 3th Time in here . To get here you can walk from MRT Station Kallang about 10 minutes, or if you already have the pass, you can stop at MRT Station Aljunied and wait for the bus there. Stop at Opp Mohd Saleh Mosq bus stop, your hotel is not 5 minutes walk. The hotel itself are comfort,... More 

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

Thank you for your kind comments! More 

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Reviewed September 15, 2016

I had a wonderful stay and great location! The room is very small but it was great and the staff are all so nice as well. Will definitely come back for another staycation. There was a bit of a smell along the corridor though

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

We do note your kind and positive comments above and we feel encouraged by them! The Hotel 81 Orchid Team will work hard to ensure that our guests feel comfortable and enjoy a pleasant stay with us! Thank you ! More 

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 14, 2016

We have enjoy our stay in this hotel. Consider this is a red light disctrict area by the local but we feel quite safe with the security cameras in this area. Kallang MRT is just 10 mins. walk away. A quick and easiest way to go around Singapore. Probably need at least 3 to 4 nights stay. Book your acommodation... More 

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Thank you very much for your kind comments! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us! More 

Singapore, Singapore
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21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016 via mobile

I would say it is a decent hotel. The rooms were small and not properly maintained. It is away from downtown, so it was relatively quite. However downtown main locations are 10-15 mins away in taxi. The facilities were minimal for the room that we took.

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

Dear Vipin V, We do work to ensure our guests have a great stay with us. Please approach the Duty Manager or Front Office to see how we can assist in making your stay better regardless and we will be working to fix the issue mentioned. Thank you for your feedback! More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed August 8, 2016

A budget hotel away from the bright lights of the city centre in a more, well, shall we earthy and authentic part of town. The area did not in any way feel unsafe, just a little seedy. Nothing intrinsically wrong with the place, it’s a budget hotel and that's what you should expect. No breakfast or dinning on site. Staff... More 

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Dear Wellyburgh, Thank you for your feedback, we do note the positive comments and are happy to have had the opportunity to serve you! More 

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Geylang
Only a short journey from Singapore’s sparkling and polished city center, Geylang is a world away. Here in one of the least touristy areas of Singapore, visitors are privy to an unfiltered glimpse of Singapore life. On Sunday afternoons, migrant workers gather in Geylang to let off steam after a tough week. At the eastern end of Geylang Road, families and friends happily enjoy picnics. By contrast, at the western end, a more colorful side of Singapore can be seen, as street workers mingle with Sunday revelers in outdoor coffee shops. Take a friend, grab a beer and a local meal (frog porridge, perhaps?), and settle in to enjoy the show.
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Additional Information about Hotel 81 - Orchid

Address: 21 Lorong 8 Geylang, Singapore 399090, Singapore
Location: Singapore > Singapore > Geylang
Price Range: $37 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel 81 - Orchid 2*
Number of rooms: 174
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“Some would say rooms a bit small but no problem for us.”
 of 5 bubbles 54najih, Jul 24, 2016 | Read review
“Quite rooms..but small space..”
 of 5 bubbles Haide20, Sep 13, 2015 | Read review
“Room 401 is well equipped for a wheelchair client plus 1 other adult-if you don't mind the seamy area-very well priced”
 of 5 bubbles 141sylviaj, Jul 29, 2015 | Read review
“rooms at the 8th floor has exceleent wifi than the lower floor.”
 of 5 bubbles enjoyfunlovetravels, Jul 22, 2015 | Read review
“do not choose standard room if you want bigger room.”
 of 5 bubbles 732sallyf, Mar 12, 2015 | Read review
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