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Hotel Kai

#85 of 305 Hotels in Singapore
Certificate of Excellence
14 Purvis Street, Singapore 188593, Singapore
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Waimea
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404 reviews
51 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Hotel Kai is in a very convenient location if you have meetings in the Parliament Square or Central Business District. The "Urban Cottage" is very small but adequate for a good night's sleep and early morning shower. Service and breakfast are good.

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Thank KamuelaFoodie
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear KamuelaFoodie Happy 2016! We are happy to know that you have enjoy your stay with us but will you be referring to our Urban Cabin or Urban Studio room as we do not have any Urban Cottage, nevertheless, to know that you have a good night's sleep and enjoy the rain shower is more important to us, we hope... More 

Denpasar, Indonesia
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20 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room is so small doesn't fit for two pax, if you are solo traveller this hotel might suite you. Location is great, close to bus stop, in front of the restaurant there's a nice thailand restaurant. But the service is good, the front employee is friendly and helpful.

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Thank Akbari1202
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Akbari1202 Happy 2016! Thank you for your positive review on our Team members and location, located in the historical district area origin from a protected shop house with the sentimental value, we face a lot of restriction on expanding to more bigger rooms, however, we do have few bigger studio rooms and suite rooms equipped with microwave, minibar, washing... More 

Wood Ridge, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Booked a studio room for myself only. The rooms are small by american standards, but the studio was perfect for just myself. I had 1 big suitcase, 1 carry on size and 1 backpack. There was enough room to fit it all, maybe you can fit 2 big bags. It had a queen size bed. The room is stocked very... More 

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Thank Aakash S
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Aakash S Happy 2016! Thank you for your recommendation and a detailed 5 stars review, we are happy that you enjoy your 1 week stay with us in Hotel Kai and make full use of the complimentary exceptional facilities that we have for the remote bed and portable free wifi connection anywhere in Singapore, do email me at mgr1@hotelkai.com... More 

Tanunda, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They pride themselves on small rooms here...and in doing so do a brilliant job creating something extraordinary in an implausibly small place. My bathroom at home is bigger than the room I stayed in at the Hotel Kai! I was traveling solo on business, only had a one night stop and stayed in a single room - 2H. The room... More 

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Thank HowardFF
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear HowardFF Happy 2016! Thank you for your detailed 5 star review on our Hotel and Bistro, we are happy to know that you have enjoyed your stay despite of the small room and yes, we do have a wider and bigger room that 2H, as well as suite rooms equipped with balcony, washing machine and microwave etc, do try... More 

Male
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

rooms were small, yes but thats what the hotel is all about.. its clean and modern which i like. its around a 10 mins walk to either the lavender MRT or the farrer park one... (which might be a bit longer) but its not too bad. great coffee place couple of doors down.

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Thank Daadi
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Daadi Happy 2016! We are happy to know that you like our clean and modern Hotel, you can indeed walk from Hotel Kai to Lavender or Farrer Park MRT stations, but the nearest MRT stations will be City Hall, Bugis or Esplanade (about 5 to 10 minutes walk), do try out our new Menu next time when you are... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hotel Kai was exactly as described online. The pictures showed how small the rooms were so I knew exactly what to expect. There is very little space, but that didn't bother me with the amount of time I spent in the room. I would advise you to book a bunk room if you are travelling solo and with a case.... More 

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Thank Andrea S
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Andrea S Happy 2016! Thank you for remembering Hotel Kai and your effort to write us a review in 2016 for your stay in 2014! Our Urban cabin and bunk rooms are small without window, you might prefer a Urban Premier room (twin bed) if you prefer to have a wardrobe as well as a shelve for your luggage... More 

Stockholm, Sweden
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are interested in how life as a prisoner feels like, Hotel Kai will give you the closest thing to the real thing. The room I was given was approximately 6 square meters. Given that they managed to squeeze in both a bed and a bathroom (an achievement in itself) I had a hard time managing to close the... More 

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Thank Axel E
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Axel E Happy 2016! We regret to know that with the promotion rate you enjoyed at S$74 included a welcome beer, breakfast, internet access, 27 free cable TV channels and a clean room with private bathroom did not met your expectation, especially after you declined our promotion offer for our slightly bigger Urban Studio room with window after your... More 

Surabaya, Indonesia
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24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Pros : + (somewhat) close to CityHall / Esplanade / Bugis MRT + Price is quite a saving for Solo Traveller + Room is clean, bed can be adjusted at angle, both the head part and the leg part. (Think modern Hospital Bed without being at hospital, albeit me not using it at all except for the first time for... More 

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EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear HarpaX Happy 2016! We appreciated your effort and time to write us a review especially when you mentioned you never write review this long, nor giving out so much positive points. We do have system to integrate on the clean rooms, however, our reception team is train to double check on the clean rooms done by housekeeping prior to... More 

Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

My wife and I stopped here for a few days prior to going to Cambodia and were delighted by this hotel. The location was perfect, 5 minute walk to the city hall train station made it easy getting to/from the airport, plus the surrounding area was a nice area to walk around, and the Marina Bay Sands, Chinatown, and Little... More 

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Thank Dan H
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear Dan H Happy 2016! Thank you for your 5 star review and we are delighted to know that you found Hotel Kai a great place to stay, thank you for your kind understanding and we are grateful that this did not mar your stay with us due to the configuration of the rooms and corridor where you might be... More 

Singapore, Singapore
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2,223 reviews
198 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016 via mobile

Came here for lunch today with a friend. The set lunches are really very good value at just $15 all in. Food is decent enough given the remarkably low price. I had the salad, pork chop and an iced tea whilst my friend went for the salad and the salmon. Easily accessible from City Hall mrt.

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Thank KGB777
EmilyLMM, Hotel Manager at Hotel Kai, responded to this review

Dear KGB777 Happy 2016! Thank you for your 2nd review and we hope our service speed did not fail you this time, nevertheless, we will strive our best to earn a 5 star review from you next round, do come back for Happy Hour or after 20th January 2016 to enjoy our new menu, "Eat Drink & Be Happy" More 

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