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Arianna Hotel
Ranked #300 of 319 Hotels in Singapore
Reviewed May 20, 2012

Travelled with our 1 year old.The rooms are compact but clean and nicely done and has a modern feel. There is a flat screen tv and the air-con works well. There's no breakfast and no parking. We managed to park by the roadside but you will need to buy parking coupons from 8 am to 5pm.

Unfortunately there is a major construction going on at the front road and the hotel itself. So, it can be a bit dusty and noisy. But since we're out all day and only back at night, it didn't really bother us.

At the hotel lobby, there is a travel agent office which sells park tickets and taxi services. Halal Indian food is abundant. Mustaffa shopping centre is right in front of this hotel. Super Convenient!!

Great hotel for those on a budget, don't mind a small room as long as it is clean with perfectly working tv and airconditioning, looking to shop at Mustafa center and great choice of Halal Indian food.

Room Tip: #203 overlooks the alley behind the hotel and right next to the room where the construction is going...
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  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled with family
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Reviewed April 23, 2012

Singapore hotels have become so expensive compared to other cities in Asia. This hotel is among the most economical in all terms:
1. Rates are quite inxpensive compare to other Singapore hotels (how ever with the same money you can get a lot more better hotels in other Asian cities)
2. If you are just into shopping regular items, this is the place (Mustafa Center gate4 is at your doorstep for 24hours)
3. Variaty foods especially Indian foods at a reasonable price are abundant
4.It takes about 10min walking leisurely to the nearest MRT station

Room Tip: Ask for renovated rooms.
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  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled solo
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4  Thank RonnySigura
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

Arianna is nicely situated right opposite Mustafa (5 minutes away from an MRT station) – so anything you may be missing is right across the street, I arrived quite early but was only able to check in at one o’clock (quite possibly because they were full and had to wait for someone to vacate a room).

Every time I believe I have seen the smallest room possible, I stumble across one where the pygmy builders have outdone themselves and managed to create an even smaller room. The room at arianna was tiny, and had no windows. The bed was decently sized (somewhere between a single and a double), wedged into a corner of the room. There was about 30cm of clearance in front – just enough to shove a suitcase in – and about 60 cm of space on one side. There’s a mirror and a small shelf (20cm wide or so), a small fridge (!) and a couple of shelves with hanging space and a room safe. No bedside lamp.

The ensuite bathroom was (surprisingly…) tiny. A sink, a toilet and a shower are all crammed together with no room for even a shower curtain – so when you shower everything in the bathroom gets wet. There is also no decent ventilation for the bathroom so it remains wet and damp.

On the plus side, the room was quite clean, and they also provide a kettle and some cups (with sachets of tea, coffee etc) and a hair drier. There was also a small LCD TV, which had a couple of English language channels.

Wifi worked fine and was fairly fast (2mbps or so).

Overall, could not get over the size of the room. Would not stay here again.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank Danno_99
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Reviewed March 29, 2012

Was our first time in Singapore and we booked the hotel by price and location. We confess that just the services are nice, forget the other stuffs.
The bed is very hard and old, we felt the iron in our backs and when we arrived the room was very very dirty, we had to call to the reception to ask for clean it.
If you go for a walk around, you can find better options to stay.
One importat thing, they are rebuilding the street in front of the hotel ... lots of noise in the morning. (26/03/2012)

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank Luah G
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Reviewed March 27, 2012

After reading "Zee7" comments (below), I was worried whether my booking wud hav been rejected as my Creditcard also have double security feature. As I was check-in late nite, I was more worried. But luckily my booking was still available and the guy in reception was quite friendly.

About the room:
We got the room adjacent to the main road (can watch Mustafa Center from our window). Rooms were small, had some basic toiletries, water-heater, Hair Dryer, small refrigerator, locker, 22-inch LED TV but only local channels, Wifi was there but Internet was always down.

Good things:
Great Location, bang opposite Mustafa Center - 24 hours shopping palace where we can get anything you want. Good for many great & authentic Indian foods. Farrer park MRT is just 10 mins walk away.

Bad things:
Room floors were not clean. It was dusty. No Carpets. I told the Room Service Lady to clean the floor before I left outside. But when I came back the rooms was still dirty. There was construction work going outside, on the road (Added to the crowd noise in Mustafa Center). So it was very noisy the whole day. Also there was construction work going on inside the hotel also. Day-time whole day the rooms were noisy.

Would I stay again?
Maybe. I like it for its location & food.

  • Stayed: March 2012, traveled as a couple
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2  Thank cj_shiju
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Reviewed February 18, 2012

You might get a good nights sleep, but don't even try to come back during the day for a relaxing nap; there is construction right outside and jackhammer renovation inside the building. Requested a quiet room away from the street but was not given one. Room very small; mattress very hard. Some rooms don't even have windows!

Room Tip: good luck!
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  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled solo
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1  Thank OnaBeech
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

my family and i stayed at Arianna Hotel for 3 nights and we booked 3 rooms.
the room was not bad,have phone,lcd tv,safety box,hair dryer and kettle to boil water.

Pro's:clean room,wifi,nice lobby(for budget hotel),good location and smooth check out...phew!

con's:Check in not very smooth,small room,small bed and stained towels!

overall,i wont mind staying at this hotel in the future ;)

  • Stayed: December 2011, traveled with family
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3  Thank cinta_alamaya
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Address: 83 Syed Alwi Road Arianna Hotel, Singapore 207662, Singapore
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Location: Singapore > Singapore > Little India
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Ranked #300 of 319 Hotels in Singapore
Price Range: $42 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Arianna Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 50
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